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New hydrographic plan for New Zealand waters

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Land Information, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New hydrographic plan for New Zealand waters

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New hydrographic plan for New Zealand waters Land Information Minister Mark Mitchell says a new hydrographic plan will help deliver benefits to New Zealand’s shipping and fishing industries, tourist operators, and marine scientists. “Today Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) released its HYPLAN, which sets out […]

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Pre-Budget Speech 2017 to the Wellington Chamber of Commerce

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Pre-Budget Speech 2017 to the Wellington Chamber of Commerce

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Pre-Budget Speech 2017 to the Wellington Chamber of Commerce Good afternoon. Thank you John and Peter and the Wellington Chamber of Commerce. Special guests, Ladies and Gentlemen. It’s a pleasure to be here. Budget 2017 is now just under one month away and preparations are […]

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New net debt target of 10-15 per cent by 2025

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on New net debt target of 10-15 per cent by 2025

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New net debt target of 10-15 per cent by 2025 The Government has set a new medium-term fiscal target of reducing net debt to between 10 and 15 per cent of GDP by 2025, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. “We have made great progress in […]

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Government to allocate $11b in new capital

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Government to allocate $11b in new capital

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government to allocate $11b in new capital The Government will allocate $11 billion in new capital infrastructure over the next four Budgets in addition to spending already included in agency baselines, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. “We are growing faster than we have for a […]

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Budget funds crucial South Island Transport link

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Budget funds crucial South Island Transport link

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Budget funds crucial South Island Transport link Minister of Transport Simon Bridges announced today that Budget 2017 will provide up to $812 million for reinstating State Highway 1 between Picton and Christchurch. “The Government’s priority is to restore the pre-earthquake transport links to Kaikoura and […]

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Post-quake support for district councils

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Post-quake support for district councils

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Post-quake support for district councils The government will provide $2.5 million in funding over three years to help three local councils affected by the November earthquake, Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced. “This funding will help Kaikōura, Hurunui and Marlborough District Councils shoulder their […]

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Trap upgrade to protect endangered parakeet

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Trap upgrade to protect endangered parakeet

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Trap upgrade to protect endangered parakeet Conservation Minister Maggie Barry and Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner have announced a major upgrade and extension to the trap network in Canterbury to protect the critically endangered orange-fronted parakeet. “This bird is the rarest of our five parakeet […]

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Māori Battalion’s D Company historian appointed

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Education, Hekia Parata, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Māori Battalion’s D Company historian appointed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Māori Battalion’s D Company historian appointed The history of the 28th Māori Battalion’s D Company will be documented by Harawira Craig Pearless, Education Minister Hekia Parata and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have announced. Ms Parata, who is also the Chair of the […]

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Tourism spending continues rise in 2017

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Tourism spending continues rise in 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Tourism spending continues rise in 2017 Tourism spending by both international and domestic visitors continues to grow strongly in 2017, Acting Tourism Minister Nicky Wagner says. Data from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s latest Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates shows tourism spending is up […]

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Fresh water environment report welcomed

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Fresh water environment report welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Fresh water environment report welcomed The Our Fresh Water 2017 report released today confirms the direction of the Government’s reforms for improving the management of fresh water, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says. “This is the first comprehensive and independent report on the state of […]

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New funding to aid job opportunities in Waikato

Published By   /  April 27, 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 funding to aid job opportunities in Waikato

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New funding to aid job opportunities in Waikato Māori Development Minister Te Uruora Flavell has announced a funding partnership between Te Puni Kōkiri and Waikato-Tainui to support employment opportunities in Waikato. “Māori unemployment statistics continue to be higher than other population groups.  Partnering with Waikato-Tainui […]

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acceptable circumstance to carry passengers on quad bikes – rnzngin Fifth Estate

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on acceptable circumstance to carry passengers on quad bikes – rnzngin Fifth Estate

MIL OSI – Source: WorkSafe New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Clarification: acceptable circumstance to carry passengers on quad bikes WorkSafe New Zealand has clarified the circumstances in which it is acceptable to carry passengers on single-seat quad bikes, in consultation with Federated Farmers, Beef + Lamb NZ, and DairyNZ. Under the Health and Safety […]

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Work underway to address antimicrobial resistance

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, David Bennett, feature, Food Safety, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Work underway to address antimicrobial resistance

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Work underway to address antimicrobial resistance Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Food Safety Minister David Bennett have welcomed steps to enhance New Zealand’s ability to respond to the growing global issue of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). “Like other countries, New Zealand has seen a rise in […]

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Clear disregard for the safety of workers and others – rnzngin Fifth Estate

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Clear disregard for the safety of workers and others – rnzngin Fifth Estate

MIL OSI – Source: WorkSafe New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Clear disregard for the safety of workers and others Sub-optimal demolition work of three residential buildings placed workers and neighbours at significant risk of asbestos exposure and landed the home owner with a large clean-up bill. The dangers of asbestos have long been recognised […]

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Last chance to apply for tree planting funding

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Last chance to apply for tree planting funding

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Last chance to apply for tree planting funding Date: 27 Apr 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries is providing grants of $1,300 a hectare for farmers to plant trees, and with grant […]

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National Commemoration Anzac Day | The Governor-General of New Zealand Te Kawana Tianara o Aotearoa

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Governor General  /  Comments Off on National Commemoration Anzac Day | The Governor-General of New Zealand Te Kawana Tianara o Aotearoa

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Governor General – Press Release/Statement Headline: National Commemoration Anzac Day | The Governor-General of New Zealand Te Kawana Tianara o Aotearoa Taranaki Whanui tena koutou e whakatau nei i te Iwi. Aku mihi nui ki a koutou. E  Te Pirimia, tena koe. Kei ngā kanohi o tawahi, me ngā […]

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$18m more for Christchurch’s Acute Services Building

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $18m more for Christchurch’s Acute Services Building

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $18m more for Christchurch’s Acute Services Building Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an additional $18 million has been approved for the Christchurch Hospital Acute Services Building. “Supporting the rebuild in Canterbury is a key Government priority. We’re committed to ensuring Cantabrians receive the health services they […]

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Minister announces transport sector board appointments

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Minister announces transport sector board appointments

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister announces transport sector board appointments Transport Minister Simon Bridges has today announced appointments and reappointments to the Boards of Maritime New Zealand (MNZ), the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Mr Bridges has reappointed Peter Cowper to the Board […]

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New Zealand supports Viet Nam dam safety

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Murray McCully, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand supports Viet Nam dam safety

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand supports Viet Nam dam safety New Zealand and Viet Nam have launched a $5.4 million initiative to reduce dam related flooding in Viet Nam. Foreign Minister Murray McCully joined Mr Ha Cong Tuan, Viet Nam’s Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, in Ha […]

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Photo of the week: Mountain biking on the Heaphy Track

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Gouland Downs, Heaphy Track, Mountain Biking, New Zealand Government, Photo of the week, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Photo of the week: Mountain biking on the Heaphy Track

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Photo of the week: Mountain biking on the Heaphy Track The Heaphy Track is located in the Kahurangi National Park in the Nelson/Tasman area. Travel through expansive tussock downs, lush forests and nīkau palms to the roaring seas of the West Coast. Gouland Downs, Heaphy […]

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