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New interpretation for Queen Charlotte Track

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New interpretation for Queen Charlotte Track

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: New interpretation for Queen Charlotte Track Date:  22 June 2017 Visitors to the Queen Charlotte Track will now be able to learn more about the area, thanks to series of 15 new interpretation panels that span the length of the 70 km track.  The signs have […]

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Govt rejects claims Pay Equity Bill will make things harder

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Workplace Relations and Safety  /  Comments Off on Govt rejects claims Pay Equity Bill will make things harder

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Govt rejects claims Pay Equity Bill will make things harder Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse has today rejected claims that the Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill currently before Parliament will make it harder to settle pay equity claims. “The Government shares […]

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Dunedin – largest new hospital build in NZ history

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Dunedin – largest new hospital build in NZ history

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Dunedin – largest new hospital build in NZ history Dunedin will get a new $1 billion plus hospital, in what will be the largest build of its type in New Zealand’s history, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says. Dr Coleman made the announcement with Prime Minister […]

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Kokako birdsong rings out in Kauri Coast forests

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Kokako birdsong rings out in Kauri Coast forests

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Kokako birdsong rings out in Kauri Coast forests Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says there’s been a more than thousand percent increase in the number of kokako in Kauri Coast forests since 1990 due to the continued use of 1080 and trapping. “An aerial 1080 drop […]

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Cost of 2017 Port Hills fires

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Cost of 2017 Port Hills fires

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Cost of 2017 Port Hills fires The Department of Conservation’s costs in helping fight the Port Hills fires earlier this year have added up to more than $4.5 million, say’s DOC’s Eastern South Island Operations Director, Andy Roberts of Christchurch. “DOC contributed more than $3.5 […]

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Govt freeing up land in Queenstown

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Govt freeing up land in Queenstown

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Govt freeing up land in Queenstown The Government is extending the successful Crown Land Programme to Queenstown, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams announced today. “As it grows, Queenstown is facing challenges with housing supply. The average house price is the highest in the country at […]

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Agreements in principle signed with Whakatōhea and Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Christopher Finlayson, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations  /  Comments Off on Agreements in principle signed with Whakatōhea and Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Agreements in principle signed with Whakatōhea and Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua The Crown has signed agreements in principle to settle the historical Treaty grievances of Whakatōhea and Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson announced today. The agreements […]

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Speech to the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce – Global Connections Export Summit

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Speech to the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce – Global Connections Export Summit

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Speech to the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce – Global Connections Export Summit When I met with UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson a few weeks ago, one of the things he wanted to talk about was how New Zealand had managed to bounce back so […]

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Budget 2017: Further $6 million investment in Bay of Plenty Schools

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release, Tim Macindoe  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: Further $6 million investment in Bay of Plenty Schools

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017: Further $6 million investment in Bay of Plenty Schools Around $6 million will be invested to build more new classrooms in the Tauranga area, say Education Minister Nikki Kaye and Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe. Mr Macindoe visited Tauranga Boys’ College today to […]

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$35m for advanced genomics research

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation  /  Comments Off on $35m for advanced genomics research

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $35m for advanced genomics research The Government will invest up to $35 million over seven years in Genomics Aotearoa, a new collaborative science organisation supporting advanced genomics research, Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith announced today. “Genomics is a fast-moving, data intensive research field that […]

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Greater fishing opportunities in Lake Taupō

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, nativefishstory, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Greater fishing opportunities in Lake Taupō

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Greater fishing opportunities in Lake Taupō The new fishing season will see some changes to the existing Taupō Fishery regulations as DOC strives to provide better opportunities to help anglers, and families, enjoy this this fantastic fishery. Multiple changes will go into effect when the […]

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Don’t dodge dog access rules

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, compliancestory2017, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Don’t dodge dog access rules

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Don’t dodge dog access rules Date:  19 June 2017 Dog owners who walk their furry friends at conservation reserves are being reminded to keep their pets under control. DOC Murihiku operations manager Tony Preston says Southland dog owners are generally very good when it comes to […]

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Kirkbride Trench officially open

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Kirkbride Trench officially open

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Kirkbride Trench officially open A new interchange and trench on State Highway 20A will make journeys between Auckland Airport and the city safer and more reliable, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. The Prime Minister and Minister of Transport officially opened the $160 million Kirkbride Trench […]

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Proposed guidance on heat treatment of animal products (non-dairy)

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Proposed guidance on heat treatment of animal products (non-dairy)

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Proposed guidance on heat treatment of animal products (non-dairy) Closing Date: 29 Sep 2017 Contact: Animal products team Email: animal.products@mpi.govt.nz Background to consultation MPI is seeking feedback on a new guidance section about heat treatment in the document Further processing code of practice – […]

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Plan to raise achievement in maths and writing

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Plan to raise achievement in maths and writing

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Plan to raise achievement in maths and writing Education Minister Nikki Kaye today released a plan to support schools and early learning providers to lift achievement in maths and writing. Earlier this year the Government announced a new Better Public Service goal to have at […]

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Twenty new housing areas for Nelson, Tasman

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Building and Construction, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Twenty new housing areas for Nelson, Tasman

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Twenty new housing areas for Nelson, Tasman Housing supply in the Nelson-Tasman region has received a major boost with the establishment of 20 new Special Housing Areas (SHAs) with capacity for 1700 homes, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today. “The regional economy […]

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$4.25m for PM’s sport scholarships recipients

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on $4.25m for PM’s sport scholarships recipients

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $4.25m for PM’s sport scholarships recipients Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has congratulated the recipients of this year’s Prime Minister’s Sport Scholarships. “The Prime Minister’s Scholarships provide financial assistance to outstanding athletes, coaches, officials and support team members as they juggle the demands of […]

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Deed of Settlement signed with Ngāti Hei

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Christopher Finlayson, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations  /  Comments Off on Deed of Settlement signed with Ngāti Hei

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Deed of Settlement signed with Ngāti Hei The Crown has signed a deed of settlement with Ngāti Hei settling the iwi’s historical Treaty claims, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson announced today. “Ngāti Hei suffered significant land loss as a result of transactions […]

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Microbeads to be banned in New Zealand

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, Ministry for the Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Microbeads to be banned in New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for the Environment – Release/Statement Headline: Microbeads to be banned in New Zealand Minister’s media release: The sale and manufacture of wash-off products containing plastic microbeads will be banned in New Zealand earlier than previously expected, Associate Environment Minister Scott Simpson announced today. “Microbeads pose a high risk to our […]

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Social Workers Registration Legislation Bill passes first reading

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, children, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Social Workers Registration Legislation Bill passes first reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Social Workers Registration Legislation Bill passes first reading Mandatory registration for social workers is a step closer today with the Bill passing its first reading in Parliament, says Minister for Social Development and Minister for Children Anne Tolley. “The Social Workers Registration Legislation Bill will […]

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