Phil Goff

Type: Person
Name: Phil Goff (Philip (Phil) Bruce Goff, Hon Phil Goff)
Title: Minister of Defence, Minister of Trade, Minister of Pacific Island Affairs, Associate Minister of Finance, Minister of Disarmament and Arms Control, and Associate Minister of Trade Negotiations
Organization: Government of New Zealand
Date of Birth: 22/06/1953
Place of Birth: Auckland, New Zealand
Nationality: New Zealand
Fact Sheet: Biography for Phil Goff
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Backtrack on Epsom boundary

Goff says there was 'a degree of moral panic' it would affect Grammar zone and property prices.Labour MP Phil Goff. Photo / Doug SherringSnobbery and a false rumour that a boundary change would take some homes out of the Auckland Grammar zone and affect ... [Published New Zealand Herald - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Labour auctions Tongan king's wine

LAWRENCE SMITH/Fairfax NZROLLING IN HIS GRAVE: Tonga's colourful King George Tupou V, who died in 2012.Tonga's colourful King George Tupou V is probably rolling his grave – as a bottle of his favourite wine is being used to support New Zealand's Labour ... [Published Dominion Post - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Government urged to honour the price of citizenship

Māori Party urge Government to honour the price of citizenshipMāori Party Co-leaders Tariana Turia and Te Ururoa Flavell say that the proud contribution of veterans who have fought for our country is still some way from being fully honoured.“Tā Apirana ... [Published Scoop - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

High-profile lawyer signs with Labour

Deborah Manning. File photo / Paul EstcourtLabour leader David Cunliffe has signed up well-known lawyer Deborah Manning into a senior role in his office.Mr Cunliffe has confirmed he has appointed Ms Manning as his deputy chief of staff,working alongside ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Hunt for MH370 could top $2.5m

New Zealand contribution to the hunt for MH370 is likely to exceed $2.5 million and become the air force's largest-ever peacetime search.It's government policy not to divulge how much it is costing the New Zealand taxpayer to search for the missing Malaysia ... [Published Southland Times - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Bets on for Auckland mayoral race

TV personality among names of possible candidates thrown into hatPaul Henry is a politically savvy media personality, but not all broadcasters make good politicians. Photo / Doug SherringPlace your bets – celebrities and politicians are among the likeliest ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Brickbats for trade boss over Fonterra comments (Newstalk ZB)

Brickbats are coming the way of the head of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise - Andrew Ferrier - over comments he has made about last year's Fonterra botulism scare.Ferrier has told a parliamentary committee the incident has ended up having a net benefit ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Labour pushes 'benchmark' China FTA

aland's free trade deal with China will set the benchmark for other countries seeking a similar deal.Australia's now after a similar agreement with China, with Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott looking to close such a deal with China's Premier.Labour ... [Published Newstalk ZB - Apr 10 2014]
Entities: China, Phil Goff, Australia
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Govt mean to war veterans - Goff

Updated 6 minutes agoLabour Party defence spokesperson Phil Goff is accusing the Government of being mean-spirited by not extending the War Pension to all veterans, saying it's a badge of pride for them.Only veterans who have a significant disability ... [Published Radio New Zealand - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Duncan Garner: John Key planning White House visit in general election lead-up

John’s Key election strategy has become very clear and for Labour it will be enormously hard to combat.Key intends to starve the opposition of oxygen as much as he can and own the agenda. More on that shortly - but the more Kim Dotcom is in the news the ... [Published RadioLIVE - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

English goes to Hong Kong, MPs visit China (NZ Newswire)

Finance Minister Bill English is on his way to Hong Kong as a separate delegation of MPs visits China.Mr English will speak at the annual Asian Investment Conference on Wednesday, and says he aims to lift New Zealand's profile in the financial market ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Mar 24 2014]
Entities: John Hayes, Hong Kong, China
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

China visit marks coup

OPINION: Matthew Hooton, who was Lockwood Smith's press secretary when Dr Smith was Minister of Trade and Agriculture in the Bolger Government, nowadays is a PR man and political commentator with an unabashed lean to the right. But early in 2008, he was ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Mar 21 2014]

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Backtrack on Epsom boundary [Published New Zealand Herald - 16 hours ago]
Fran O'Sullivan: Collins row a distraction from... [Published New Zealand Herald - 16 hours ago]
Labour auctions Tongan king's wine [Published Dominion Post - Apr 17 2014]
Government urged to honour the price of citizen... [Published Scoop - Apr 16 2014]
Rudman: Scramble for political unions [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 15 2014]
Govt backs TPP to trump Aust-Japan trade deal [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 14 2014]
High-profile lawyer signs with Labour [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 14 2014]
Bob Dey Property Report diary, week 14-21 April... [Published Bob Dey Property Report - Apr 13 2014]
Hunt for MH370 could top $2.5m [Published Southland Times - Apr 12 2014]
Bets on for Auckland mayoral race [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 12 2014]
Brickbats for trade boss over Fonterra comments... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 11 2014]
Beloved kaumatua dies after long illness [Published Central Leader - Apr 11 2014]
Govt mean to war veterans - Goff [Published Radio New Zealand - Apr 10 2014]
1 Royal visit: 'It's good to be back' [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 10 2014]
Labour pushes 'benchmark' China FTA [Published Newstalk ZB - Apr 10 2014]
Veterans short-changed - Goff (Fuseworks) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Apr 10 2014]
Bob Dey Property Report diary, week 7-13 April ... [Published Bob Dey Property Report - Apr 06 2014]
Which MP will join the Internet Party? [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 02 2014]
Who next for the firing line? [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 02 2014]
Duncan Garner: John Key planning White House vi... [Published RadioLIVE - Apr 02 2014]
Fran O'Sullivan: Dotcom puts Harawira's princip... [Published New Zealand Herald - Mar 28 2014]
Fonterra appoints new media man [Published stuff.co.nz - Mar 27 2014]
Break from Afghanistan [Published Western Leader - Mar 26 2014]
A final China trip [Published The Press NZ - Mar 24 2014]
English goes to Hong Kong, MPs visit China (NZ ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Mar 24 2014]
More MPs China-bound (Newstalk ZB) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Mar 24 2014]
NZ Parliamentary Cross Party Delegation visits ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Mar 24 2014]
China visit marks coup [Published Taranaki Daily News - Mar 21 2014]
Uproar over changes to electoral law [Published Newstalk ZB - Mar 18 2014]
Labour: down and out? [Published Otago Daily Times - Mar 18 2014]
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