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New meth contamination and testing standard

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Building and Construction, Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Jacqui Dean, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New meth contamination and testing standard

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New meth contamination and testing standard New Zealanders will be able to better manage the risks of methamphetamine in residential properties following the release of a new standard, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith and Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean say. “The […]

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EPIC 2017 to focus on best practice, innovation and diversity

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Ethnic Communities, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on EPIC 2017 to focus on best practice, innovation and diversity

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: EPIC 2017 to focus on best practice, innovation and diversity Minister for Ethnic Communities, Judith Collins, will tomorrow address the annual EPIC NZ (Ethnic People in Commerce) conference at Sky City Convention Centre which will bring together New Zealand’s ethnically diverse business community. EPIC NZ […]

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New Zealand-Hong Kong tax treaty updated

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Revenue  /  Comments Off on New Zealand-Hong Kong tax treaty updated

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand-Hong Kong tax treaty updated Revenue Minister Judith Collins has today signed a new tax protocol between New Zealand and Hong Kong.  The protocol updates the existing double tax agreement between New Zealand and Hong Kong, to allow full exchange of information on tax […]

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Point England Development Enabling Bill: Third Reading Speech

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Building and Construction, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Point England Development Enabling Bill: Third Reading Speech

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Point England Development Enabling Bill: Third Reading Speech I move, That the Point England Development Enabling Bill be now read a third time. This bill is part of the Government’s comprehensive housing plan, where we are pulling every lever available to get more housing built. It […]

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NZ to deliver air traffic control services for Pacific nations

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on NZ to deliver air traffic control services for Pacific nations

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ to deliver air traffic control services for Pacific nations Airways New Zealand will continue to deliver air traffic control services to Niue, Samoa, the Cook Islands, and the Kingdom of Tonga after the contract was re-signed in Christchurch today, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. […]

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Regenerate Christchurch work programme tabled

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Regenerate Christchurch work programme tabled

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Regenerate Christchurch work programme tabled Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner is welcoming Regenerate Christchurch’s Statement of Intent 2017-2021 and Statement of Performance Expectations 2017-18 tabled in Parliament today. The Statement of Intent sets out the agency’s strategic intentions and work programme for the […]

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Our Social Housing Plan

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Alfred Ngaro, Amy Adams, feature, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Our Social Housing Plan

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Our Social Housing Plan The National-led Government is helping vulnerable New Zealanders in need of a warm, safe and dry place to live. This year, the Government will spend $2.3 billion supporting 310,000 households with their accommodation. Those seeking immediate shelter can access an emergency […]

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Ensuring young people are digitally fluent for our nation’s future

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Ensuring young people are digitally fluent for our nation’s future

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ensuring young people are digitally fluent for our nation’s future Delivered to Education Cross Sector Forum on Raising Achievement – Digital Technology (not delivered word for word) Introduction Tēnā koutou katoa and greetings to you all. Thank you all for taking the time to be […]

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First Social Housing Valuation provides valuable insights

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing, Social Investment  /  Comments Off on First Social Housing Valuation provides valuable insights

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: First Social Housing Valuation provides valuable insights Social Housing Minister Amy Adams has welcomed the 2015 Social Housing Valuation as the first step in building a more sophisticated understanding of the factors that affect vulnerable New Zealanders. “Our first valuation of New Zealand’s social housing […]

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NZ to support training of Cuban doctors

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ to support training of Cuban doctors

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ to support training of Cuban doctors Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced the renewal of an agreement between New Zealand and Cuba that will boost medical assistance in Pacific countries. The Cooperation Arrangement was first signed between New Zealand and Cuba in 2015 and […]

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New dementia guidelines for GPs and nurses

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New dementia guidelines for GPs and nurses

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New dementia guidelines for GPs and nurses Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner is encouraging primary healthcare professionals to use recently published guidelines to help identify early signs of dementia. The eLearning Dementia Education Resource for GPs and Practice Nurses is designed to build primary care […]

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Bill to wipe historical homosexual convictions introduced

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Bill to wipe historical homosexual convictions introduced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Bill to wipe historical homosexual convictions introduced A Bill to allow historical convictions for homosexual offences to be removed will help put right a wrong from the past, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. The Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill was […]

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More families being helped with housing in Blenheim

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Alfred Ngaro, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on More families being helped with housing in Blenheim

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More families being helped with housing in Blenheim Government commitment to housing and partnerships with local providers are helping more families in Blenheim, Associate Minister for Social Housing Alfred Ngaro says. Christchurch Methodist Mission, in partnership with Crossroads, is now able to help 16 families […]

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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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$40m digital fluency package

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $40m digital fluency package

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $40m digital fluency package Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced an investment package of around $40 million over three years to enhance the digital fluency of our young people. “This investment will support the biggest change to our curriculum in 10 years,” says Ms Kaye. […]

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Insulation grants extended to low-income home owners

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Energy and Resources, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Insulation grants extended to low-income home owners

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Insulation grants extended to low-income home owners The Government has extended the eligibility for Warm Up New Zealand: Healthy Homes insulation grants to include low-income home owners in addition to landlords with low-income or high health need tenants, Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins says. […]

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Corrections officers to carry pepper spray

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Corrections, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Corrections officers to carry pepper spray

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Corrections officers to carry pepper spray Frontline Corrections officers will soon be able to carry pepper spray on their bodies to increase staff and prisoner safety, says Minister of Corrections Louise Upston. The Corrections Amendment Regulations 2017, which come into effect next month, allow trained […]

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Digital curriculum changes connect young people to the future

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Digital curriculum changes connect young people to the future

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Digital curriculum changes connect young people to the future Consultation on new digital technologies content for the New Zealand Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa, the Māori-medium Curriculum, was launched today by Education Minister Nikki Kaye. “We’re breaking new ground with a curriculum that offers […]

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Free chickenpox immunisation for kids

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Free chickenpox immunisation for kids

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Free chickenpox immunisation for kids Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman welcomes the introduction of free chickenpox vaccination for 15 month olds, beginning on 1 July. “The introduction of the free chickenpox vaccine for 15 month olds will have a significant impact on reducing the harm […]

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Point England housing Bill passed

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Building and Construction, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Point England housing Bill passed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Point England housing Bill passed The passage of the Point England Development Enabling Bill through Parliament this evening will benefit Auckland with additional housing, help resolve Ngāti Paoa’s Treaty claim and improve the local environment and recreation facilities, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith […]

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