Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  Articles by Live News
Latest

The legacy of Koro Wētere

By   /  June 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on The legacy of Koro Wētere

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: The legacy of Koro WētereMaapuna ana mai te rere o roimata ki te mate. Ko Kaiwaka i te rangi te tohu o aituaa ki te papa, e too ai te tangata.   It is with solemn condolences I convey my sympathy to the family of the late Hon Koro Wētere, says the […]

Read More →
Latest

Condolences on passing of Koro Wetere

By   /  June 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Condolences on passing of Koro Wetere

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Condolences on passing of Koro WetereActing Prime Minister Winston Peters has expressed his condolences with the passing of Hon Koro Wētere this morning. “On behalf of the New Zealand Government I wish to acknowledge the contribution Koro Wētere has made to the country and his remarkable service as a parliamentarian for more than […]

Read More →
Latest

Condolences on passing of Koro Wetere

By   /  June 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Condolences on passing of Koro Wetere

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Condolences on passing of Koro WetereActing Prime Minister Winston Peters has expressed his condolences with the passing of Hon Koro Wētere this morning. “On behalf of the New Zealand Government I wish to acknowledge the contribution Koro Wētere has made to the country and his remarkable service as a parliamentarian for more than […]

Read More →
Latest

Proposals for KiwiBuild off-site factories to be sought

By   /  June 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Proposals for KiwiBuild off-site factories to be sought

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Proposals for KiwiBuild off-site factories to be soughtThe Government will invite companies to express their interest in setting up or expanding off-site manufacturing factories to make KiwiBuild homes, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford announced today. “Cabinet has decided the Government will seek interest from both local and overseas […]

Read More →
Latest

Climate Change Minister James Shaw welcomes Declaration for Ambition

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Climate Change Minister James Shaw welcomes Declaration for Ambition

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Climate Change Minister James Shaw welcomes Declaration for Ambition  Minister for Climate Change James Shaw has welcomed the ‘Declaration for Ambition’ on climate change, signed by the High Ambition Coalition group of countries.  The Coalition is a group of countries, including New Zealand, who are committed to ambitious action to […]

Read More →
Latest

Speech at the 2018 National Pacific Business Trust Awards

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Speech at the 2018 National Pacific Business Trust Awards

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Speech at the 2018 National Pacific Business Trust AwardsAcknowledgements and Pacific greetings. Tonight is a special moment for Pacific entrepreneurship.  You are our modern-day explorers and navigators in the vast world of business.  The final frontier.  You boldly go where few have gone before, to seek out new opportunities for […]

Read More →
Latest

$215,000 PGF funding for Hawke’s Bay Food Innovation Hub

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on $215,000 PGF funding for Hawke’s Bay Food Innovation Hub

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: $215,000 PGF funding for Hawke’s Bay Food Innovation HubRegional Economic Development Under-Secretary Fletcher Tabuteau is pleased to announce $215,000 from the Provincial Growth Fund for the Hastings District Council to develop a feasibility and business case for a new Hawke’s Bay Food Innovation Hub. “The planned Food Innovation Hub will […]

Read More →
Latest

Kōrero at the Pakihi Māori small business workshops

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Kōrero at the Pakihi Māori small business workshops

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Kōrero at the Pakihi Māori small business workshopsKōrero at the Pakihi Māori small business workshops 22 June 2018, 10.40 – 11.00 AM Today we celebrate and continue a long tradition of Māori entrepreneurship and flair for business. Business acumen, trade, commerce, opportunity and innovation are things our tīpuna have mastered […]

Read More →
Latest

New classrooms for almost 20 schools

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New classrooms for almost 20 schools

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: New classrooms for almost 20 schoolsAround a thousand students will benefit from the 58 classrooms delivered to schools across the country, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said. Mr Hipkins visited Crofton Downs Primary School in Wellington today to make the announcement. “We are experiencing significant population growth in our cities, and […]

Read More →
Latest

NZ & US to collaborate on geothermal tech

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on NZ & US to collaborate on geothermal tech

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: NZ & US to collaborate on geothermal techMinister of Research, Science and Innovation Megan Woods today welcomed a new partnership between the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and the United States Department of Energy (U.S. DOE), which will facilitate collaboration on the research and development of geothermal technologies. […]

Read More →
Latest

Pay equity settlement for mental health and addiction support workers

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Pay equity settlement for mental health and addiction support workers

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Pay equity settlement for mental health and addiction support workersHealth Minister Dr David Clark is pleased to announce an estimated 5,000 mental health and addiction support workers will soon receive the same pay rates as care and support workers.  “This Government is committed to pay equity and lifting wages, particularly […]

Read More →
Latest

New initiatives to support M.bovis response

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New initiatives to support M.bovis response

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: New initiatives to support M.bovis responseMinister for Biosecurity Damien O’Connor has unveiled a set of initiatives to support the Mycoplasma bovis response and improve farm biosecurity practices based on feedback from farmers and rural communities.  “Farmers have been attending the Mycoplasma bovis roadshow meetings in big numbers and are naturally […]

Read More →
Latest

$1.7 million investment for Hawke’s Bay rangatahi

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on $1.7 million investment for Hawke’s Bay rangatahi

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: $1.7 million investment for Hawke’s Bay rangatahiEmployment Minister Willie Jackson announced $1.7 million over two years for four He Poutama Rangatahi initiatives in the Hawke’s Bay today.  “The programmes will support over 500 rangatahi aged 15 to 24, their communities and Local employers, to develop pathways into employment, education or […]

Read More →
Latest

Government to reduce reliance on consultants

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government to reduce reliance on consultants

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Government to reduce reliance on consultantsThe Government will reduce the reliance on expensive consultants and contractors, saving taxpayers many millions of dollars a year, State Services Minister Chris Hipkins said today.   “The Government has made a decision to lift the ‘cap’ on core public servant numbers put in place […]

Read More →
Latest

Minister opens SH20A Shared Path

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Minister opens SH20A Shared Path

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Minister opens SH20A Shared PathThe Associate Minister of Transport, Julie Anne Genter, says the opening of a new shared cycling and pedestrian path alongside State Highway 20A creates new, safe transport choices for people in South Auckland.  Minister Genter has celebrated the completion of the new path, which runs alongside […]

Read More →
Latest

New life breathed into the Te Hiku o Te Ika – Crown Social Accord

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New life breathed into the Te Hiku o Te Ika – Crown Social Accord

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: New life breathed into the Te Hiku o Te Ika – Crown Social Accord  Minister for Social Development, Carmel Sepuloni, and Minister for Maori Development, Nanaia Mahuta, have today met with senior leadership from Te Hiku o Te Ika Iwi and other Government Ministers to show their renewed commitment to […]

Read More →
Latest

District Court judge appointed

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on District Court judge appointed

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: District Court judge appointedTini Clark of Hamilton has been appointed a District Court Judge with a jury warrant to be based in Manukau, Attorney-General David Parker has announced. Ms Clark was admitted to the bar in September 1994 after graduating from Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato (Waikato University).  Of Tainui […]

Read More →
Latest

Heretaunga Tamatea Claims Settlement Bill

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Heretaunga Tamatea Claims Settlement Bill

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Heretaunga Tamatea Claims Settlement BillMinister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Andrew Little has welcomed and acknowledged rangatira of Heretaunga Tamatea iwi who attended Parliament today to hear the third reading of their Treaty settlement legislation. “I acknowledge the Heretaunga Tamatea negotiation team and the boards of He Toa Takitini and […]

Read More →
Latest

Teachers to get more professional support for digital technologies curriculum

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Teachers to get more professional support for digital technologies curriculum

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Teachers to get more professional support for digital technologies curriculumEducation Minister Chris Hipkins has today launched a $12 million professional support programme today to help schools implement the new digital curriculum. Mr Hipkins visited Northland School in Wellington to make the announcement this morning. Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko, the Digital Readiness […]

Read More →
Latest

Use of external security consultants for surveillance not permitted

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Use of external security consultants for surveillance not permitted

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Use of external security consultants for surveillance not permittedClaims the Government has not acted to end the use of security consultants for spying are completely inaccurate, State Services Minister Chris Hipkins said today.  “For the avoidance of any doubt, the practice is a hangover from the past and the Government […]

Read More →