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DOC plans for Auckland Islands predator eradication

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on DOC plans for Auckland Islands predator eradication

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: DOC plans for Auckland Islands predator eradication The Department of Conservation is progressing plans to eradicate introduced predators on the Auckland Islands in the Subantarctic, Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says. A specialist team has been established to develop a feasibility study for the total eradication […]

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Funding for Stewart Island heritage centre

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Funding for Stewart Island heritage centre

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding for Stewart Island heritage centre A new purpose-built heritage centre on Stewart Island will receive more than $1 million in Government funding, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced in Oban today. “I’m very pleased to announce the Government is committing $1.08m […]

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Funding for Blenheim’s ASB Theatre

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Funding for Blenheim’s ASB Theatre

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding for Blenheim’s ASB Theatre The ASB Theatre Complex in Blenheim will receive additional Government funding of $900,000, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced. “I am pleased to announce the Government will commit $900,000 to the project through the Regional Culture and […]

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Rotorua cultural group on stage in Korea

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Rotorua cultural group on stage in Korea

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Rotorua cultural group on stage in Korea Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry say two cultural exchanges between New Zealand and Korea this year will have cultural and economic benefits for both countries. “Rotorua’s Te Arawa Cultural Group will perform in front hundreds of […]

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Contaminated West Coast mines remediated

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Environment, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Contaminated West Coast mines remediated

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Contaminated West Coast mines remediated The top two most contaminated sites in New Zealand have been successfully remediated, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and Conservation Minister Maggie Barry said today. “The Prohibition and Alexander mines on the West Coast topped a list of the most […]

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Wilding conifer work plan announced

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on Wilding conifer work plan announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Wilding conifer work plan announced Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Conservation Minister Maggie Barry have announced the Government will control the spread of wilding conifers over an additional five priority areas this year in Canterbury, Otago and Southland. The five new areas, covering 371,000 […]

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‘Luck of the Draw’ project explores conscription

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on ‘Luck of the Draw’ project explores conscription

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: ‘Luck of the Draw’ project explores conscription Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says a project by 8 young New Zealand artists will spark new conversations on conscription and give us all a better understanding of its place in our history. “100 years ago […]

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Funding for Foxton’s new multi-purpose community facility

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Funding for Foxton’s new multi-purpose community facility

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding for Foxton’s new multi-purpose community facility A new multi-purpose community facility in Foxton will receive more than a million dollars in government funding from the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund (RCHF). Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry made the announcement today alongside MP […]

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Ministers applaud successful Lions Series

By   /  July 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Economic Development, Jonathan Coleman, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Ministers applaud successful Lions Series

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ministers applaud successful Lions Series Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have applauded the successful DHL New Zealand Lions Series after the final test last night at Eden Park. “Last night’s dramatic […]

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Government to consider Ruahine land swap decision

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Government to consider Ruahine land swap decision

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government to consider Ruahine land swap decision The Government will consider the implications of today’s Supreme Court decision on conservation land swaps, Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says. “The 84-page decision deals with a number of very complex issues with far reaching implications which will take […]

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Film Commission appointments announced

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Film Commission appointments announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Film Commission appointments announced Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced two new appointments to the New Zealand Film Commission Board. “The New Zealand Film Commission is successfully bringing our stories to New Zealanders and people overseas and these two new appointments will […]

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War on Weeds gets half million regional boost

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on War on Weeds gets half million regional boost

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: War on Weeds gets half million regional boost Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says almost $500,000 extra will be spent on regional projects that target the country’s worst weeds. “DOC will fund ten regional and district councils to do weed control projects in their communities, especially those […]

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Predator-free Eastbourne supported

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Environment, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Scott Simpson  /  Comments Off on Predator-free Eastbourne supported

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Predator-free Eastbourne supported The Government has granted a Wellington community group nearly $35,000 to help it deal with predators, Conservation Minister Maggie Barry and Associate Environment Minister Scott Simpson announced today. The grant, provided through the Community Environment Fund, is for the Mainland Island Restoration […]

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Volunteers thanked for conservation work

By   /  June 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Volunteers thanked for conservation work

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Volunteers thanked for conservation work Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has thanked the thousands of volunteers who’re part of the Predator Free 2050 movement and help DOC protect our threatened species. “New Zealanders are among the most generous people in the world when it comes to […]

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Key appointments for Predator Free 2050

By   /  June 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Key appointments for Predator Free 2050

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Key appointments for Predator Free 2050 Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has welcomed two crucial appointments on the road to Predator Free 2050 and the implementation of the New Zealand Threatened Species Strategy. “Experienced entrepreneur Ed Chignell is Predator Free 2050 Ltd’s new CEO. He has […]

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Hundertwasser Arts Centre set to go ahead

By   /  June 16, 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 Hundertwasser Arts Centre set to go ahead

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Hundertwasser Arts Centre set to go ahead Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry say the Whangarei Art Museum Trust will receive up to $3 million towards its bespoke project to build a Hundertwasser Art Centre in Whangarei.  This […]

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New Zealand’s Ocean conference commitments

By   /  June 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand’s Ocean conference commitments

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand’s Ocean conference commitments Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says New Zealand has made clear our long-term commitment to protecting, conserving and sustainably using oceans and marine resources at the United Nations Ocean Conference in New York this week. “Healthy and productive oceans are enormously important […]

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$4m grant to Hawke’s Bay Opera House

By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $4m grant to Hawke’s Bay Opera House

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $4m grant to Hawke’s Bay Opera House Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says Hawke’s Bay Opera House in Hastings will receive $4 million in funding for seismic strengthening from the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund. “The Opera House is an important venue for […]

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Lead shot phased out for waterfowl hunting

By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Lead shot phased out for waterfowl hunting

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Lead shot phased out for waterfowl hunting Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says she fully supports Fish and Game’s decision to phase out lead shot for waterfowl hunting. Fish & Game’s New Zealand Council voted last month to end the exemption which allowed several thousand firearms […]

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National commemoration to mark Messines centenary

By   /  June 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on National commemoration to mark Messines centenary

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: National commemoration to mark Messines centenary A national commemoration to mark the heavy price paid by New Zealand troops at Messines a hundred years ago will be streamed online tomorrow so all Kiwis can pay their respects to the 700 who died in the battle […]

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