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Minister welcomes 29 per cent lift in business R&D

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation  /  Comments Off on Minister welcomes 29 per cent lift in business R&D

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister welcomes 29 per cent lift in business R&D The release of new data showing a significant jump in the amount spent by Kiwi companies on research and development (R&D) is a sign of the confidence businesses have in themselves and the New Zealand economy, […]

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Grant Robertson: Speech to launch the Budget Responsibility Rules

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Grant Robertson: Speech to launch the Budget Responsibility Rules

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Grant Robertson: Speech to launch the Budget Responsibility Rules Today we are announcing the framework that will guide our approach to managing the economy if we are given the honour of leading a government after the September election. These rules give a clear direction to […]

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Levy rates for fire and emergency services announced

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Levy rates for fire and emergency services announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Levy rates for fire and emergency services announced Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne has announced the new levy rates which will fund the unified national fire and emergency service – Fire and Emergency New Zealand. From 1 July 2017, Fire and Emergency New Zealand will […]

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Building leadership capability in the primary industries

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Building leadership capability in the primary industries

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Building leadership capability in the primary industries Date: 29 Mar 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: emergingleaders@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), AGMARDT (The Agricultural and Marketing Research and Development Trust) and Te Hono are […]

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Tertiary staff suffering under National

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tertiary staff suffering under National

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Tertiary staff suffering under National New survey results from the Tertiary Education Union of more than a thousand sector staff members show wellbeing is in decline and stress levels are up under National which ultimately leads to students suffering, says Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins. […]

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Minister’s Update | Minister’s blog

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communities, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Minister's updates, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector, Public sector agencies  /  Comments Off on Minister’s Update | Minister’s blog

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Minister’s Update | Minister’s blog The month of March was a busy month for ethnic communities-starting with International Women’s Day on 8 March, Race Relations Day on 21 March and a host of multicultural events delivered throughout the country. These events […]

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General Manager’s Update – March 2017 | Director’s blog

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communities, Director's updates, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector, Public sector agencies  /  Comments Off on General Manager’s Update – March 2017 | Director’s blog

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: General Manager’s Update – March 2017 | Director’s blog In my last update I welcomed two of the three new managers in the Office of Ethnic Communities – Natasha Narayan, the Manager of our Planning, Systems and Services team, and Tayyaba Khan, […]

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New Organisation Paving Way for Women Empowerment

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, Interpreters, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New Organisation Paving Way for Women Empowerment

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: New Organisation Paving Way for Women Empowerment A new women entrepreneur centre dedicated to developing ethnic women as successful business leaders is becoming a beacon of hope for many in Auckland. Founder and chief executive Sangeeta Karmokar, a recipient of the […]

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Celebrating Race Relations Day and flourishing ethnic diversity in Porirua

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communities, Events, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Celebrating Race Relations Day and flourishing ethnic diversity in Porirua

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Celebrating Race Relations Day and flourishing ethnic diversity in Porirua On Thursday 23 March a Race Relations event was hosted at Pataka – Porirua’s art gallery, museum and library precinct – to celebrate the newly established relationship between Multicultural Council Wellington […]

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The Hidden Multicultural History of Christchurch

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communities, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on The Hidden Multicultural History of Christchurch

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: The Hidden Multicultural History of Christchurch Discussion with respected academic, Dorothy McMenamin has led to an interesting historical gem about one of Christchurch’s most upmarket suburbs, Cashmere. Cashmere was named after Kashmir in India and is closely linked to Christchurch’s Indian […]

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English shows how out of touch he is on housing

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on English shows how out of touch he is on housing

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: English shows how out of touch he is on housing Bill English has shown how out of touch he is by claiming the Auckland housing crisis is ‘in the process of being solved’ and all that is needed is ‘a few more’ houses to be […]

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National failing to deliver on R&D goals for New Zealand

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on National failing to deliver on R&D goals for New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: National failing to deliver on R&D goals for New Zealand Today’s release of the 2016 Research and Development Survey figures shows that the Government is falling further behind its goal to be ‘better than comparable countries’, says Labour’s Research and Innovation Spokesperson Megan Woods. “The […]

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Whenua Māori Fund success continues

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Maori Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Te Ururoa Flavell  /  Comments Off on Whenua Māori Fund success continues

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Whenua Māori Fund success continues Māori land owners’ aspirations for their whenua are being realised with support from the Whenua Māori Fund says Minister for Māori Development Te Ururoa Flavell. Just 13 months after the Whenua Māori Fund opened, Te Puni Kōkiri has successfully partnered […]

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Banned vessel allowed to return after cleaning

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Banned vessel allowed to return after cleaning

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Banned vessel allowed to return after cleaning Date: 29 Mar 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz A biofouled vessel ordered to leave Tauranga earlier this month has been allowed to return after being cleaned outside […]

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Government welcomes Productivity Commission report on urban planning

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Government welcomes Productivity Commission report on urban planning

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government welcomes Productivity Commission report on urban planning Finance Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed the release of the Productivity Commission’s report Better Urban Planning. “The report is a comprehensive study of the workings of New Zealand’s current urban planning regime and it proposes major changes […]

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New foreign trust webpage

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Revenue  /  Comments Off on New foreign trust webpage

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New foreign trust webpage Revenue Minister Judith Collins today welcomed Inland Revenue’s new webpage to help trustees of foreign trusts comply with the new disclosure rules. “Foreign trusts now have to provide significantly more information than in the past. The webpage has all the information […]

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Synchrotron a trans-Tasman success story

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation  /  Comments Off on Synchrotron a trans-Tasman success story

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Synchrotron a trans-Tasman success story Science researchers on both sides of the Tasman are benefitting from the Australian Synchrotron facility, visited today by Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith. “As foundation investors in the Australian Synchrotron, we have given New Zealand researchers access to a […]

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Fiscal responsibility requires more focus on children • Child Poverty Action Group

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, CPAG, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Fiscal responsibility requires more focus on children • Child Poverty Action Group

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group – Release/Statement Headline: Fiscal responsibility requires more focus on children • Child Poverty Action Group 28 March 2017 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) says that to be fiscally responsible, an incoming Government needs to stop looking at ways to reduce debt and think about ways to reduce […]

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Minister mangles Māori land reforms

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Minister mangles Māori land reforms

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Minister mangles Māori land reforms The Minister of Māori Development must make amends for botching what was supposed to be his stellar policy move with Māori land reform, says Labour’s Ikaroa-Rawhiti MP Meka Whaitiri. “Opposition continues to mount against Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill and […]

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Maketū Estuary makeover begins – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bay Of Plenty Regional Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Maketū Estuary makeover begins – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

MIL OSI – Source: Bay Of Plenty Regional Council – Press Release/Statement Headline: Maketū Estuary makeover begins – Bay of Plenty Regional Council Tuesday, 28 March 2017 2:00 p.m. Work to improve natural water flows through Papahikahawai Creek into Te Awa o Ngatoroirangi/Maketū Estuary and create new areas of wetland in the Lower Kaituna Wildlife […]

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