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New Zealand to participate in Expo 2020 in Dubai

Published By   /  April 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on New Zealand to participate in Expo 2020 in Dubai

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand to participate in Expo 2020 in Dubai Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Trade Minister Todd McClay have announced that New Zealand will participate in World Expo 2020, to be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The announcement was made during Mr Bridges’ […]

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Bridges to travel to the United Arab Emirates

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Bridges to travel to the United Arab Emirates

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Bridges to travel to the United Arab Emirates Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges will travel to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) tomorrow for meetings with Ministerial counterparts in Dubai. “New Zealand’s relationship with the UAE continues to go from strength to strength. This visit will […]

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Outer Space and High-Altitude Activities Bill progresses

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Outer Space and High-Altitude Activities Bill progresses

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Outer Space and High-Altitude Activities Bill progresses The Outer Space and High-Altitude Activities Bill has been reported back to Parliament today following consideration by the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee.   Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges says the Bill will enable the development of […]

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Extra $700,000 to support Bay of Plenty

Published By   /  April 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Extra $700,000 to support Bay of Plenty

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Extra $700,000 to support Bay of Plenty An extra $700,000 will be available to further support businesses affected by the flooding in Edgecumbe and the Bay of Plenty, say Minister for Economic Development Simon Bridges and Lead Minister for Edgecumbe Anne Tolley. “It’s going to […]

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Next step for Central North Island transport connections

Published By   /  April 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Next step for Central North Island transport connections

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Next step for Central North Island transport connections Transport and Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges announced today the rural ring road for Palmerston North is a step closer, with funding confirmed for the next stage of two key sections of the route. The two projects […]

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City Rail Link construction unlocking new jobs

Published By   /  April 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on City Rail Link construction unlocking new jobs

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: City Rail Link construction unlocking new jobs Economic Development and Transport Minister Simon Bridges says significant employment opportunities are being created by construction of the City Rail Link (CRL) in Auckland. The joint project between Government and Auckland Council is New Zealand’s largest transport infrastructure […]

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Regions continue to grow strongly

Published By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Regions continue to grow strongly

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Regions continue to grow strongly The latest regional growth statistics show 12 out of New Zealand’s 15 regions grew in the year to March 2016, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges says. The GDP statistics for New Zealand’s fifteen regions were released by Statistics New Zealand […]

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Waikato-Tainui continue to break the mould

Published By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Maori Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Te Ururoa Flavell  /  Comments Off on Waikato-Tainui continue to break the mould

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato-Tainui continue to break the mould Mr Flavell visited the Waikato River Festival, the launch of a new Drivers Licence Grant and meeting with graduands of the Waikato Beekeepers Training Collective today. The Minister says, the talents of Waikato-Tainui people and building partnerships with local […]

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$400m Huawei investment will promote innovation and create opportunities

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communications, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on $400m Huawei investment will promote innovation and create opportunities

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $400m Huawei investment will promote innovation and create opportunities A major investment announced by Huawei today will support our efforts to build an innovative, world leading economy, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith say. Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturer, Huawei, […]

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Applications for Prime Minister’s Business Scholarships open

Published By   /  March 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Applications for Prime Minister’s Business Scholarships open

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Applications for Prime Minister’s Business Scholarships open Entries open today for the 2017 Prime Minister’s Business Scholarships, which offer New Zealand’s managers and executives the opportunity to improve their skills at the world’s best business schools. Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges says the scholarships are […]

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$5.5m to support major golfing events in NZ

Published By   /  March 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on $5.5m to support major golfing events in NZ

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $5.5m to support major golfing events in NZ Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman today announced a $5.5 million investment into two major golfing events. Through the Major Events Development Fund $2.7 million will be committed to New Zealand […]

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New Economic Development action plans for Tairāwhiti

Published By   /  February 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Maori Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Te Ururoa Flavell  /  Comments Off on New Economic Development action plans for Tairāwhiti

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Economic Development action plans for Tairāwhiti Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell says the launch of Te Huarahi He Wahi Oranga Action Plan and the Tairāwhiti Māori Economic Development Report, will help increase job opportunities in the region. The two plans aim to also […]

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$2m tourism and cultural boost for Tairawhiti

Published By   /  February 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Economic Development, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on $2m tourism and cultural boost for Tairawhiti

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $2m tourism and cultural boost for Tairawhiti Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry today announced funding will be made available for tourism infrastructure and cultural events as part of the Tairawhiti Economic Action Plan. The Action Plan was […]

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Plan to boost Gisborne’s regional development launched

Published By   /  February 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Plan to boost Gisborne’s regional development launched

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Plan to boost Gisborne’s regional development launched Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges, Associate Primary Industries Minister Louise Upston and other Ministers are in Gisborne today for the release of the Tairāwhiti Economic Action Plan, highlighting the Government’s support for the region. The plan has been […]

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Wood technology investment in forestry sector

Published By   /  February 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Wood technology investment in forestry sector

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Wood technology investment in forestry sector Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith today announced $2 million funding for a wood-processing facility which uses automation and robotics to turn low-value pine trees into high-value wood products. This is just one […]

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Business support for Kaikōura and Hurunui extended

Published By   /  February 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Business support for Kaikōura and Hurunui extended

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Business support for Kaikōura and Hurunui extended Minister for Economic Development Simon Bridges and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley have today announced a final extension to the support package for businesses affected by the Kaikōura earthquake.  The Government approved $17.5 million dollars to support businesses […]

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$1.7m boost for Rotorua Crankworx event

Published By   /  February 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on $1.7m boost for Rotorua Crankworx event

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $1.7m boost for Rotorua Crankworx event The Government will invest up to $1.7 million over five years into the mountain biking Crankworx Festival and Enduro World Series in Rotorua, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges has announced. Crankworx, the world’s biggest mountain bike festival, will be […]

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Flavell supports DreamBig campaign for Māori youth

Published By   /  February 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Maori Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Te Ururoa Flavell  /  Comments Off on Flavell supports DreamBig campaign for Māori youth

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Flavell supports DreamBig campaign for Māori youth Māori Development and Associate Economic Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell welcomes a new social media campaign aimed at inspiring Māori youth to think about their aspirations and their future. The DreamBig Māori campaign is fronted by influential Māori […]

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NZ to participate in Australasian satellite technology test-bed

Published By   /  February 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on NZ to participate in Australasian satellite technology test-bed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ to participate in Australasian satellite technology test-bed New Zealand will join Australia in a world-leading satellite technology test-bed, Transport Minister Simon Bridges announced in Queenstown today. The New Zealand and Australian Governments will be partners in a two-year trial of Satellite Based Augmentation Systems […]

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First bookings for New Zealand International Convention Centre

Published By   /  February 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on First bookings for New Zealand International Convention Centre

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: First bookings for New Zealand International Convention Centre Minister for Economic Development Simon Bridges has welcomed the announcement today of the first confirmed bookings for the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC). “This will be a fantastic new facility for New Zealand, and it’s great […]

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