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Climate Change Minister’s speech to Pacific Climate Conference

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Climate Change Minister’s speech to Pacific Climate Conference

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Climate Change Minister’s speech to Pacific Climate ConferenceTēnā koutou katoa. Ko James Shaw tōku ingoa. Ko ahau te Minita mō ngā Take Āhuarangi, me te kaiārahi o Te Rōpū Kākāriki. Tihei mauri ora. I thank you for the invitation to attend this second Pacific Climate Change Conference and thank our […]

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CPTPP text and National Interest Analysis released for public scrutiny

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on CPTPP text and National Interest Analysis released for public scrutiny

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: CPTPP text and National Interest Analysis released for public scrutiny  Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker has today welcomed the release of the text of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).  “New Zealand has been working hard to see the text made public as quickly as […]

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Paving the way for Pacific success in Education

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Paving the way for Pacific success in Education

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Paving the way for Pacific success in EducationThe Government’s three year work programme for Education reaffirms our commitment to lifting and sustaining achievement for Pacific children and young people, says Associate Education Minister Jenny Salesa. “Our work programme announced today places a high priority on improving Pacific student achievement and […]

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Lid lifted on unique WW1 stories

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Lid lifted on unique WW1 stories

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Lid lifted on unique WW1 storiesMore than 30,000 students across the country are set to uncover and explore the fascinating stories of New Zealand soldiers in a new initiative from the First World War Centenary Programme (WW100), says Prime Minister and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Jacinda Ardern. Discovery boxes […]

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Judging panel for the PMs Excellence Awards announced

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Judging panel for the PMs Excellence Awards announced

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Judging panel for the PMs Excellence Awards announcedAdventurer and outdoor education provider Sir Graeme Dingle and Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero are among those who will judge the 2018 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Award finalists, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today. The annual Awards celebrate the outstanding work being done […]

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Minister heads south to see recovery needs

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Minister heads south to see recovery needs

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Minister heads south to see recovery needsCivil Defence Minister Hon Kris Faafoi is travelling to the South Island today to see the effects of former Cyclone Gita and discuss recovery with local mayors and officials.  “Today we are assessing the damage across affected regions. The focus will be on clean-up […]

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Māori achievement a priority for Education

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Māori achievement a priority for Education

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Māori achievement a priority for EducationThe Government’s three-year education work programme prioritises lifting achievement for Māori students, Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis says. Today Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced a comprehensive work programme to ensure the education system delivers for New Zealand children and their families, with a focus on […]

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Ambitious three-year work programme for education

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Ambitious three-year work programme for education

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Ambitious three-year work programme for educationThe Government has today released details of its extensive education portfolio work programme over the next three years that will champion a high quality public education system for all New Zealanders, says Education Minister Chris Hipkins.   “New Zealand has an education system to be […]

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Increased funding for child mortality in the Pacific

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Increased funding for child mortality in the Pacific

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Increased funding for child mortality in the PacificForeign Affairs Minister Winston Peters announced today that New Zealand will contribute a further NZ$7 million to improve newborn mortality rates in the Pacific. The Pacific has some of the world’s worst child mortality rates. Nearly 1,700 children under five years of age […]

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Leading digital nations welcomed to New Zealand

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Leading digital nations welcomed to New Zealand

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Leading digital nations welcomed to New ZealandGovernment Digital Services Minister, Clare Curran, is welcoming Ministers and senior officials from other world-leading digital nations to New Zealand this week for the D5 Ministerial Summit. “New Zealand, Estonia, Israel, South Korea and the UK make up the D5 and delegations are here […]

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Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister receive apology over accommodation allowance

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister receive apology over accommodation allowance

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister receive apology over accommodation allowanceThe Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister have both received an apology from officials following an administrative error with their accommodation arrangements. Department of Internal Affairs officials advised the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister late yesterday of the administrative […]

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Keynote address to the Digital Nations 2030 conference

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Keynote address to the Digital Nations 2030 conference

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Keynote address to the Digital Nations 2030 conference  Kia ora koutou, Haere mai  Greetings, Hello to you all. I am very pleased to welcome you to Digital Nations 2030. Kāhore taku toa i te toa takitahi, he toa takitini We cannot succeed without the support of those around us With […]

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New Zealand’s future mobility on the right track

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealand’s future mobility on the right track

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: New Zealand’s future mobility on the right trackA report from the Transport and Industrial Relations Committee confirms the Government is on the right track to prepare New Zealand for the future of mobility, Transport Minister Phil Twyford says. The Government’s response to the report was presented to Parliament today and […]

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Fund encourages lower-emissions technology

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Fund encourages lower-emissions technology

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Fund encourages lower-emissions technologyBusinesses are being encouraged to adopt innovative technology that cuts greenhouse gas emissions in a funding round announced by Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods today. The funding support is offered as part of the Technology Demonstration programme run by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). […]

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Contestable Fund Reopens for Fresh Applications

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Contestable Fund Reopens for Fresh Applications

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Contestable Fund Reopens for Fresh ApplicationsEnergy and Resources Minister Megan Woods today opened the next round of the Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund for applications.   “Round four has funding of up to $4 million available.   “The Fund was established to encourage innovation and investment to accelerate the uptake […]

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Otago University Convocation Speech

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Otago University Convocation Speech

Source: New Zealand Labour Party Headline: Otago University Convocation Speech Thank you so much for the opportunity and privilege to join you today. It feels like a privilege to speak because we’re at the beginning of something that I am sure will be special to each and every one of you. Now my first memory […]

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Telco Relay Services consultation begins

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Telco Relay Services consultation begins

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Telco Relay Services consultation beginsBroadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran and Disability Issues Minister Carmel Sepuloni today released a consultation document on the Telecommunications Relay Service. Telecommunications Relay Services provide a range of text and video based telecommunications services free of charge to people who are Deaf, hearing-impaired, […]

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World-leading researcher appointed

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on World-leading researcher appointed

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: World-leading researcher appointed  The University of Auckland has welcomed the appointment of a world leader in Augmented Reality (AR), Professor Mark Billinghurst, to its Entrepreneurial Universities programme, Minister of Education Chris Hipkins announced today. The Entrepreneurial Universities programme aims to bring world-leading innovative academics with commercialisation experience and their teams […]

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OECD small business conference

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on OECD small business conference

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: OECD small business conferencePolice and Small Business Minister Stuart Nash departs today for the United States and Mexico to discuss mutual cooperation on law enforcement and economic issues. In Los Angeles and Mexico City he will meet federal and state officials to discuss liaison arrangements for criminal investigations, efforts to […]

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Free Press Monday 18 February 2018

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Free Press Monday 18 February 2018

Source: ACT Party Headline: Free Press Monday 18 February 2018 Facebook0 Twitter Last Week in Parliament The Government continued to roll out unimaginative and damaging legislation. The bill to abolish Partnership Schools shows a Government with no vision other than ideological utu and union payback. David Seymour ripped into them here. Jacinda Ardern’s pet project […]

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