Ruth Dyson

Type: Person
Name: Ruth Dyson
Title: Minister - Ministry of Women's Affairs (New Zealand)
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Complaint avenue open for ACC info (NZ Newswire)

, 2:04 amIf ACC has been inappropriately collecting, using or disclosing a claimant's information, people have a right to complain about it, Privacy Commissioner John Edwards says.In a decision earlier this week, Judge Grant Powell said ACC's 167 consent ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Gender identity protection bid progressed

Louisa Wall has made a fresh push for the protection fromdiscrimination on the basis of gender identity to be specifically included inthe Human Rights Act, and is urging the community to speak up and encourage Parliament toset it in stone.On the eve of ... [Published Gay NZ - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Collins questioned again over ACC forms (NZ Newswire)

Opposition parties have continued to attack ACC Minister Judith Collins over what she knew about issues related to a privacy waiver form a district court judge has ruled goes beyond the bounds of the law.In a decision earlier this week, Judge Grant Powell ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Iwi still seeking partner for dam

Ngai Tahu was cautious about the combination of the rules."The nitrogen limits will probably be okay . . . but it's a combination of how those on-farm management practices will work . . ."Labour Conservation spokesperson Ruth Dyson said there were question ... [Published Sunday Star-Times - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

'Officials ignore local investors'

Overseas developers would be "stupid" to invest in Christchurch because Government officials do not engage with locals wanting a piece of the multibillion-dollar rebuild, a frustrated city developer claims.Richard Peebles, who has more than 20 developments ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Labour praises decision, Greens unhappy (NZ Newswire)

Potential coalition partners Labour and the Greens are at odds in their reaction to a decision approving the Ruataniwha Dam in Hawke's Bay with strict conditions.Labour congratulated the board of inquiry on what it said was a "comprehensive decision", ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Board of Inquiry conditions will save NZ rivers - Dyson (Fuseworks)

The Ruataniwha dam decision released today has protected the Tukituki River and dashed the Government’s hope of the "one nutrient model" (TRIM) being adopted nationwide, says Labour’s Conservation spokesperson Ruth Dyson."It is a massive victory for those ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Questions For Oral Answer April 9

1. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement that “housing is always a big issue because people need to own a home or, frankly, in most cases, a lot of people want to own a home”?2. PAUL GOLDSMITH to the Minister of Finance: ... [Published Scoop - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Accessibility to Parliament a topic for election year

IT’S BEEN three years since Trevor Mallard with his broken bones railed from his wheelchair about disability access in Parliament, and nothing much appears to have changed.Access to the building and its services has recently been discussed in Parliament ... [Published Newswire.co.nz - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Human rights leaders mourned

“In the last week, New Zealand has lost two champions for human rights, Bev Grammar and Patrick Thompson.  They were both young, principled and tireless advocates for disabled people and their contribution to progress on human rights issues in New Zealand ... [Published New Zealand Labour - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Clean-air crusade targets burners

Homes still using older wood burners will be targeted in a renewed air-pollution crackdown.Environment Canterbury (ECan) said yesterday its post-earthquake amnesty on non-complying wood burners 15 years or older was over.Commissioner David Bedford said ... [Published The Press NZ - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Crown told to consult on rebuild

The Government needs to take a leaf out of the Christchurch City Council's book and consult widely on its anchor projects before residents feel they are not part of the city, a local MP has warned.Ruth Dyson, Port Hills MP and Labour's earthquake recovery ... [Published The Press NZ - Mar 30 2014]

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Post-quake moves behind electorate boundaries c... [Published The Press NZ - Apr 17 2014]
Complaint avenue open for ACC info (NZ Newswire) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Apr 16 2014]
Gender identity protection bid progressed [Published Gay NZ - Apr 16 2014]
Collins questioned again over ACC forms (NZ New... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 16 2014]
Iwi still seeking partner for dam [Published Sunday Star-Times - Apr 15 2014]
'Officials ignore local investors' [Published Taranaki Daily News - Apr 15 2014]
Iwi still seeking partner for dam [Published Taranaki Daily News - Apr 15 2014]
ACC resumes payments to cut-off clients [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 15 2014]
Questions and Answers - April 15 [Published Scoop - Apr 15 2014]
Labour praises decision, Greens unhappy (NZ New... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 15 2014]
Board of Inquiry conditions will save NZ rivers... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 15 2014]
Questions For Oral Answer April 9 [Published Scoop - Apr 09 2014]
Accessibility to Parliament a topic for electio... [Published Newswire.co.nz - Apr 07 2014]
Human rights leaders mourned [Published New Zealand Labour - Apr 07 2014]
Clean-air crusade targets burners [Published The Press NZ - Apr 01 2014]
Crown told to consult on rebuild [Published The Press NZ - Mar 30 2014]
“Don’t turn the Tukituki toxic” Bill is launched [Published Scoop - Mar 26 2014]
Petition opposes Fiordland monorail (NZ Newswire) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Mar 18 2014]
Government will ignore Monorail petition at its... [Published Scoop - Mar 18 2014]
Kaikoura to get new deep-sea reserve [Published The Press NZ - Mar 16 2014]
PM and Conservation Minister avoid big issues [Published Scoop - Mar 16 2014]
PM and Conservation Minister 'avoid big issues' [Published Voxy.co.nz - Mar 16 2014]
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