Finance minister Mark Brown says the surplus government is making on a quarterly and annual basis is used for strengthening the financial resilience of the country.
The government is proposing topping up the current 2018/19 Budget by $5.3 million in an Appropriation Amendment Bill that was tabled by finance minister Mark Brown in Parliament on Monday.
With a reignited desire to help his community and people, Albert Nicholas took the oath of allegiance in Parliament yesterday, pledging to bring more good changes in his second term as Avatiu-Ruatonga-Palmerston MP.
Questions are being raised whether the legal representation of a political aspirant in the High Court by the associate minister of Justice is a conflict of interest and breach of ethics.
Tupapa-Maraerenga MP George Maggie is taking the initiative to get extra testing done at his water station with assistance from local businessman Chris Pureau.