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Care & support workers’ pay equity legislation passes 1st reading

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Care & support workers’ pay equity legislation passes 1st reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Care & support workers’ pay equity legislation passes 1st reading Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a bill which will ensure 55,000 care and support workers receive their share in a $2 billion pay rise has passed its first reading. The Care and Support Worker (Pay […]

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Rocket launch a huge step for New Zealand’s space industry

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Rocket launch a huge step for New Zealand’s space industry

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Rocket launch a huge step for New Zealand’s space industry Minister for Economic Development Simon Bridges has congratulated the team at Rocket Lab on the successful launch of their first test rocket on the Mahia Peninsula. “Today’s successful launch is a major milestone in the […]

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Why New Zealand can’t afford National’s Budget bribe

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Why New Zealand can’t afford National’s Budget bribe

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Why New Zealand can’t afford National’s Budget bribe Health, housing, and education. Those are New Zealanders’ priorities, and today New Zealanders needed a Budget that would get those basics right. But National has different priorities. Instead of dealing with the big issues, they’ve prioritised tax […]

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Myrtle rust update – Thursday 25 May 2017

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Myrtle rust update – Thursday 25 May 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries – Press Release/Statement Headline: Myrtle rust update – Thursday 25 May 2017 Date: 25 May 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 8940328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The number of properties infected with myrtle rust nationally stands at 20. The affected properties are a mix of […]

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The Budget; a missed opportunity to make NZ a more equal place

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on The Budget; a missed opportunity to make NZ a more equal place

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: The Budget; a missed opportunity to make NZ a more equal place Today’s Budget, the ninth this Government has prepared does not make our country a more equal society. “A successful budget moves New Zealand towards being a more equal society – it […]

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Speech to National Cross Sector Forum – $1.5 billion Budget boost for education

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Speech to National Cross Sector Forum – $1.5 billion Budget boost for education

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Speech to National Cross Sector Forum – $1.5 billion Budget boost for education Tēnā koutou katoa. Welcome. It’s a pleasure to be here today to talk about my first Budget as Education Minister. I am honoured to be here with so many people dedicated to […]

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$255.6 m boost for science and innovation

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Minister of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on $255.6 m boost for science and innovation

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment MBIE – Press Release/Statement Headline: $255.6 m boost for science and innovation Though Budget 2017, the Government will invest a further $255.6 million in a mixture of new and existing science and innovation initiatives over the next four years to drive excellent, high-impact […]

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Taiwan intern turns his hand to green energy solutions

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Taiwan intern turns his hand to green energy solutions

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Taiwan intern turns his hand to green energy solutions Jacob Ward describes the fascinating work he undertook at ITRI’s Green Energy Laboratories in Taiwan on an Asia New Zealand Foundation internship. The work My time at ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute) was spent at […]

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After nine years, it’s the One Dollar Bill Budget

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on After nine years, it’s the One Dollar Bill Budget

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: After nine years, it’s the One Dollar Bill Budget National’s Budget 2017 is an irresponsible election bribe which after nine years exposes a government that’s run out of energy and ideas to tackle the big issues facing New Zealand,” says Labour Leader Andrew Little. “This […]

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Budget 2017 announcements

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, feature, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017 announcements

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017 announcements On Thursday 25 May, Finance Minister Steven Joyce delivered the National-led Government’s ninth Budget. The following is a list of all Budget 2017 announcements.  Budget Day announcements Sharing the benefits of growthRt Hon Bill English, Prime MinisterBudget 2017 shares the benefits of […]

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Budget 2017 invests $3.4m in Pitt Island Wharf

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017 invests $3.4m in Pitt Island Wharf

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017 invests $3.4m in Pitt Island Wharf The Government is investing $3.4 million of new operating funding over the next four years in Budget 2017 to complete works for the Pitt Island Wharf resilience programme on the Chatham Islands. “The Pitt Island Wharf is […]

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Māori Land Service to support land owners

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Maori Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Te Ururoa Flavell  /  Comments Off on Māori Land Service to support land owners

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Māori Land Service to support land owners Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell says $31 million of funding will be dedicated to establish phase one of the Māori Land Service. “The Māori Land Service will usher in a new era for Māori landowners getting the […]

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More jobs in Māori tourism and regions

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Maori Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Te Ururoa Flavell  /  Comments Off on More jobs in Māori tourism and regions

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More jobs in Māori tourism and regions Māori tourism operators will be able to create new employment opportunities for whānau with $10 million of operating funding over four years in this year’s Budget, Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell says. “A big driver for tourists […]

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$21m boost for Māori language and culture

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Maori Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Te Ururoa Flavell  /  Comments Off on $21m boost for Māori language and culture

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $21m boost for Māori language and culture Budget 2017 will provide an extra $21 million of operating funding for Māori language initiatives to support the continued revitalisation of te reo and Māori culture, Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell says. $5 million of new funding […]

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$28m boost for whānau-centred initiatives

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Te Ururoa Flavell, Whanau Ora  /  Comments Off on $28m boost for whānau-centred initiatives

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $28m boost for whānau-centred initiatives More whānau will get access to Whānau Ora support across the country with the injection of $10 million of new operating funding over four years in this year’s Budget, Whānau Ora Minister Te Ururoa Flavell says. The funding is in […]

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$4.5m to explore census transformation

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Scott Simpson, Statistics  /  Comments Off on $4.5m to explore census transformation

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $4.5m to explore census transformation $4.5 million of new operating funding over the next three years will allow Stats NZ to explore new ways of obtaining and providing census information without the expense and inconvenience to New Zealanders of a full five-year census, Statistics Minister […]

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$10.2m to improve financial capability of young New Zealanders

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Jacqui Dean, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $10.2m to improve financial capability of young New Zealanders

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $10.2m to improve financial capability of young New Zealanders Budget 2017 is investing $10.2 million of operating funding over the next four years for initiatives to improve the financial capability of young New Zealanders, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean says. “This additional funding […]

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$982m funding boost for Defence

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Defence, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $982m funding boost for Defence

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $982m funding boost for Defence New Zealand’s Defence Force will receive a $406 million boost in operating funding over four years and $576 million in capital as part of Budget 2017, says Defence Minister Mark Mitchell. “It is vital that the New Zealand Defence Force […]

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$81.8m for Community Corrections and prisoner rehabilitation

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Corrections, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $81.8m for Community Corrections and prisoner rehabilitation

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $81.8m for Community Corrections and prisoner rehabilitation Budget 2017 invests $81.8 million of new operating funding over four years to help manage offenders serving sentences in the community and to improve prisoner rehabilitation, Corrections Minister Louise Upston says. $51.6 million in funding will enable Community […]

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$81.9m for excellent high impact science

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation  /  Comments Off on $81.9m for excellent high impact science

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $81.9m for excellent high impact science Budget 2017 will invest an additional $81.9 million of new operating funding over four years to support high-impact, mission-led programmes of science through the Endeavour Fund, Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith says. “The Endeavour Fund supports excellent, higher-risk […]

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