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Pete Hodgson
Individual // Politics // Dunedin
Member since: 22 August 2007
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Website www.labour.org.nz/petehodgson


Member for Dunedin North, Labour Party Minister of Health www.labour.org.nz




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Tuesday, 31 May 2011
8:30AM
Is $13 an hour OK by you? The minimum wage is $13 an hour. 107 views

Wednesday, 1 October 2008
7:04PM
Extra funds for business incubators Economic Development Minister Pete Hodgson today announced that the Incubator Support Programme run by New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) will be enhanced and will get a $1.8 million funding boost. 101 views

Wednesday, 20 August 2008
10:32PM
TEC Board Appointments Tertiary Education Minister Pete Hodgson has appointed Deirdre Dale as a Commissioner of the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC). 189 views

Thursday, 14 August 2008
7:00PM
Institutes and polytechnics agents of change Tertiary Education Minister Pete Hodgson yesterday described institutes of technology and polytechnics as key agents of innovative change. 166 views

Wednesday, 30 July 2008
12:54AM
Free tool supports businesses to self assess A new free tool that helps business people assess their business’s capabilities in areas such as leadership and planning will be launched by Economic Development Minister Pete Hodgson tonight. 211 views

Thursday, 24 July 2008
6:25PM
New members for GIAB announced Twelve new members representing some of New Zealand’s leading businesses and research organisations have been appointed to the government’s Growth and Innovation Advisory Board, Economic Development Minister Pete Hodgson announced today. 118 views

Tuesday, 22 July 2008
10:21PM
Hodgson Delighted Orokonui Funding Secured Dunedin North MP Pete Hodgson today congratulated the Lotteries Grants Board on its decision to fund the Orokonui Ecosanctuary. 116 views

10:16PM
Key opportunities for new science identified High-technology businesses, renewable energy, future foods, health delivery, environmental sustainability, and great cities and towns are key opportunities for new science for the foreseeable future, according to Minister of Research Science and Technology Pete Hodgson. 104 views

Thursday, 17 July 2008
11:22PM
New Zealand signs new science agreement with EU Minister of Research Science and Technology Pete Hodgson announced today the signing of an agreement between New Zealand and the European Union that will broaden New Zealand’s collaboration with the European Union’s science community. 245 views

11:20PM
Outstanding Tertiary Teaching Celebrated This years Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award recipients form an extraordinarily high calibre and motivated group of teachers, Tertiary Education Minister Pete Hodgson said tonight. 283 views

Friday, 11 July 2008
1:09AM
Local scooter business speeds towards growth Eco-friendly scooter and skateboard company X-Rides Ltd is ramping up its growth prospects, exploring opportunities to franchise the Wellington-region business and undertaking research and development to further improve its products. 1057 views

Friday, 4 July 2008
12:07AM
Tertiary education review for Greater Auckland Today Pete Hodgson Minister for Tertiary Education announced a Review of Tertiary Education across the Auckland region to identify the contribution of tertiary education sector to the development of Auckland as a globally competitive city. 1384 views

Wednesday, 2 July 2008
12:29AM
Media and Science unite in new centre An open and strong relationship between the media and science is important for New Zealand to benefit from both public and private investment in the science system, Minister of Research, Science and Technology, Pete Hodgson said today. 1346 views

Friday, 30 May 2008
8:41AM
Bold move on colorectal screening by Health Minister welcomed by Cancer Control Council The Cancer Control Council of New Zealand is delighted the Minister of Health David Cunliffe, has fast tracked a colorectal screening programme, says council deputy chair and oncologist Chris Atkinson. 152 views

Wednesday, 21 May 2008
5:58PM
Design Driving Business Success Ci Munro, a division of Tourism Holdings Ltd (THL), has become the 100th business accepted into New Zealand Trade and Enterprises Better by Design programme, Economic Development Minister Pete Hodgson said today.  261 views

5:58PM
New Zealand success at NRA Show 2008 Economic Development Minister Pete Hodgson welcomed the success of New Zealand food and beverage companies who attended the National Restaurant Association Show (NRA), held in Chicago this week. 230 views

Tuesday, 20 May 2008
4:04PM
Appointments to the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology Board The Minister of Research, Science and Technology, Pete Hodgson, has announced two new appointments to the Board of the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology – the main government funding body for science and technology. 251 views

Thursday, 15 May 2008
7:04PM
$1.75m grant for energy saving technology Minister of Research, Science and Technology Pete Hodgson is welcoming a $1.75 million grant to the innovative Auckland electric motor company Wellington Drive to research advanced electronics for its products. 317 views

7:04PM
Vice-Chancellors Committee assertions unfortunate Tertiary Education Minister Pete Hodgson said today the New Zealand Vice-Chancellors’ Committee assertions are unfortunate because in the 15 years to 2006 funding for universities has not declined but rather has increased by 87%. 184 views

Wednesday, 7 May 2008
4:23PM
Waikato Innovation Park to get government funding The government has agreed in principle to provide up to $4 million to the Waikato Innovation Park, Economic Development Minister Pete Hodgson announced today. 200 views

Friday, 2 May 2008
4:59PM
Hodgson welcomes new TEC chief executive Tertiary Education Minister Pete Hodgson has welcomed the appointment of Professor Roy Sharp as TEC chief executive. 216 views

Thursday, 1 May 2008
11:03AM
Ministers see industry training in action Tertiary Education Minister Pete Hodgson and his Associate Minister Maryan Street today saw the direct benefit of the government’s $180 million ongoing commitment to Industry Training through visits to several worksites. 237 views

Tuesday, 29 April 2008
2:27PM
Skills Strategy to build workforce skills The skills of New Zealanders already in work moved to centre stage with the release of a comprehensive discussion document, Tertiary Education Ministers Pete Hodgson and Maryan Street said today. 208 views

Wednesday, 23 April 2008
11:14AM
Otago Design Centre to get government funding The government has ‘agreed in principle’ to provide up to $1.9 million to the Otago Institute of Design to establish an Applied Design Research Centre in Dunedin, Economic Development Minister Pete Hodgson announced today. 352 views

Tuesday, 22 April 2008
1:55PM
More researchers get high speed hook up New Zealands use of world class digital technology and high speed productivity tools was supported by grants totalling about $1.6 million, Pete Hodgson, Minister of Research Science and Technology said today. 1104 views

Wednesday, 16 April 2008
12:47PM
$1million per year for new science education fund Research, Science and Technology Minister Pete Hodgson, tonight announced a contribution of $1 million per year to the newly established Rutherford Foundation. 244 views

12:42PM
Support for quality tertiary education in Taranaki Tertiary Education Minister Pete Hodgson today signalled ongoing support for the Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT) with the reappointment of Murray Strong as Crown Commissioner for a further six months, and two appointments to the Commissioner’s Advisory Committee. Following a 12 month review of the Commissioner’s role, Mr Hodgson said there was still more to be done for WITT to meet the future skills needs of the Taranaki region. 314 views

Monday, 14 April 2008
3:53PM
Student exchange with European universities funded The Labour-led government is providing $600,000 over four years to fund a new European Union/New Zealand exchange programme, Minister for Tertiary Education Pete Hodgson, announced today. 167 views

Wednesday, 9 April 2008
4:34PM
Individual Student Lot Continues to Improve The average situation of the individual student continues to improve, Minister for Tertiary Education Pete Hodgson said today. 156 views

Thursday, 3 April 2008
3:32PM
Strong R&D gives Gisborne company an advantage World-class technology and research capability is helping a Gisborne company build up an international reputation in the field of composite materials, Economic Development Minister Pete Hodgson said today during a visit to the company. 354 views



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