Ruth Dyson

Type: Person
Name: Ruth Dyson
Title: Minister - Ministry of Women's Affairs (New Zealand)
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Labour likely to trim free visits to GP

The Labour Party's free doctor visits for over-65s could be for a limited time only, MP Ruth Dyson said yesterday.Speaking after a Grey Power meeting at the South Canterbury RSA, Dyson, the party's senior citizens spokeswoman, said Labour might raise ... [Published Timaru Herald - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Fury over lack of IAG customers achieving settlement

covery spokesman is furious over a lack of IAG customers achieving settlement, despite there being plenty of money floating around.Insurance company IAG has announced a profit of 1.579 million Australian dollars for the financial year ending June 30t ... [Published Newstalk ZB - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Insurer's $200m profit exorbitant - critics

Cantabrians still waiting for post-earthquake insurance settlements will find IAG New Zealand's $200 million profit "obscene", advocates say.The Australian-owned company's pre-tax profit leapt past $200m - up 56 per cent on the previous year to June ... [Published The Press NZ - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Hager vs Slater is not clash of the Titans

OPINION: The past week has really seen the bunsen burner put to the election buildup with the release of Dirty Politics.The media coverage has appeared reasonably balanced with all angles covered and a particular focus on public reaction. Those with an ... [Published The Press NZ - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pledge from Labour for more special education teachers

Labour's pledging to increase the number of special education teachers in the country's schools.MP Ruth Dyson says a Labour Government would create 100 extra teachers and allocate them according to need in the community.She says that need is evident."Resourcing ... [Published Newstalk ZB - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Labour, Greens unveil disability plans (NZ Newswire)

Both Labour and the Greens are promising a better deal for people with disabilities.The parties have unveiled their disability policies, with the Greens promising targets for TV networks to have all shows captioned, increased job support and more funds ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Labour promises free health checks for disabled people (Fuseworks)

A Labour Government will provide free annual health checks for people with an intellectual disability, Labour’s Disability Issues spokesperson Ruth Dyson said today in announcing Labour’s Disability Issues policy."We will also employ another 100 additional ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

Chch Council urged not to sell assets

Opposition parties are urging Christchurch City Council not to sell assets to solve its funding shortfall.A Cameron Partners report, released yesterday, says it may need to find an extra $783 million to $883m by 2019.The authors put up four options for ... [Published 3 News - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Plenty of options, asset sales not one of them

Labour will vigorously oppose short term solutions to plug ’s funding shortfall – including asset sales – which leave the city worse off financially and strategically in the long term, Labour’s Canterbury Recovery spokesperson Ruth Dyson says.Responding ... [Published Scoop - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

PQ 12. Conservation, Minister—Statements

Volume:700;Page:11. Text is subject to correction.]12. Hon RUTH DYSON (Labour - Port Hills) to the Minister of Conservation : Does he stand by all his recent statements?Hon Dr NICK SMITH (Minister of Conservation): Yes , particularly my statement to the ... [Published Scoop - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 8 reports

Conservation Minister threatens legal action against Fish and Game (Newstalk ZB)

Conservation Minister Nick Smith is threatening legal action against Fish and Game council members who accused him of trying to gag the organisation.Dr Smith admits he told the statutory body to focus on freshwater advocacy, rather than criticising the ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Labour supports disability law repeal

Updated 1 minute agoThe Labour Party is joining the Green Party and promising to repeal what it calls a draconian law if it's elected.Ruth Dyson.Photo: LABOUR PARTYThe New Zealand Public Health and Disability Amendment Bill, passed under urgency last ... [Published Radio New Zealand - Jul 22 2014]

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"it will be a great relief to people who are assuming the reason they have not received their settlements is because the company has run out of money. we don't want [iag nz] to go broke, because we want them to settle all their claims" Dyson said
"we are also determined to support quality living for disabled people in the community" disability issues spokeswoman Ruth Dyson said

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Labour likely to trim free visits to GP [Published Timaru Herald - 11 hours ago]
Fury over lack of IAG customers achieving settl... [Published Newstalk ZB - Aug 19 2014]
Insurer's $200m profit exorbitant - critics [Published The Press NZ - Aug 19 2014]
Hager vs Slater is not clash of the Titans [Published The Press NZ - Aug 18 2014]
Pledge from Labour for more special education t... [Published Newstalk ZB - Aug 15 2014]
Labour, Greens unveil disability plans (NZ News... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 14 2014]
Labour promises free health checks for disabled... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 14 2014]
Extension Homemakers have leadership retreat [Published Wabash Plain Dealer - Aug 10 2014]
The real rebuild cost [Published Southland Times - Aug 06 2014]
Brownlee calls time on Morrison Low report (New... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 04 2014]
iPredict Election Update [Published NZ News UK - Aug 04 2014]
Business Breakdown: Gentrack management need to... [Published Yahoo! Xtra Business - Aug 03 2014]
Chch Council urged not to sell assets [Published 3 News - Aug 01 2014]
Don't sell assets, opposition tells Chch (NZ Ne... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 01 2014]
Christchurch considers selling strategic assets... [Published Yahoo! Xtra Business - Aug 01 2014]
Plenty of options, asset sales not one of them [Published Scoop - Aug 01 2014]
EQC whistleblower 'an outright crook' - victim [Published 3 News - Jul 30 2014]
Engineer for EQC to face hearing [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 29 2014]
Questions and Answers - July 29 [Published Scoop - Jul 29 2014]
PQ 12. Conservation, Minister—Statements [Published Scoop - Jul 29 2014]
Questions For Oral Answer July 29 [Published Scoop - Jul 29 2014]
Hothouse of youthful zeal bodes well for rebuild [Published The Press NZ - Jul 28 2014]
Minister should resign, says Fish and Game [Published Radio New Zealand - Jul 28 2014]
Surplus forecast plunges - iPredict (Fuseworks) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 28 2014]
Conservation Minister threatens legal action ag... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 28 2014]
Minister's legal threat over bully claim [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 28 2014]
Smith, leave Fish and Game alone: Greens (NZ Ne... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 28 2014]
Nick Smith denies bullying Fish and Game [Published Timaru Herald - Jul 27 2014]
Nick Smith denies bullying Fish and Game [Published stuff.co.nz - Jul 27 2014]
Nick Smith denies bullying Fish and Game [Published Dominion Post - Jul 27 2014]
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