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Minister welcomes 29 per cent lift in business R&D

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation  /  Comments Off on Minister welcomes 29 per cent lift in business R&D

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister welcomes 29 per cent lift in business R&D The release of new data showing a significant jump in the amount spent by Kiwi companies on research and development (R&D) is a sign of the confidence businesses have in themselves and the New Zealand economy, […]

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Levy rates for fire and emergency services announced

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Levy rates for fire and emergency services announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Levy rates for fire and emergency services announced Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne has announced the new levy rates which will fund the unified national fire and emergency service – Fire and Emergency New Zealand. From 1 July 2017, Fire and Emergency New Zealand will […]

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Public Service Leaders Summit | State Services Commission

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Government, New Zealand State Services Commission, Press Release, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Public Service Leaders Summit | State Services Commission

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand State Services Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Public Service Leaders Summit | State Services Commission Please attribute to State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes On Wednesday 29 March, the first Public Service Leaders Summit is being held at TSB Arena in Wellington. This event is bringing together 650 senior leaders of […]

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Whenua Māori Fund success continues

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Maori Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Te Ururoa Flavell  /  Comments Off on Whenua Māori Fund success continues

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Whenua Māori Fund success continues Māori land owners’ aspirations for their whenua are being realised with support from the Whenua Māori Fund says Minister for Māori Development Te Ururoa Flavell. Just 13 months after the Whenua Māori Fund opened, Te Puni Kōkiri has successfully partnered […]

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Ministry releases statement on Masterton CYF

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, case, child, court, Family, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Social Issues, Wairarapa, Youth  /  Comments Off on Ministry releases statement on Masterton CYF

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Ministry releases statement on Masterton CYF 29 March 2017. Please attribute the following to Child, Youth and Family Deputy Chief Executive Murray Edridge. Child, Youth and Family accepts Judge Grace’s decision in this case, which is to leave these children in the care […]

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Government welcomes Productivity Commission report on urban planning

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Government welcomes Productivity Commission report on urban planning

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government welcomes Productivity Commission report on urban planning Finance Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed the release of the Productivity Commission’s report Better Urban Planning. “The report is a comprehensive study of the workings of New Zealand’s current urban planning regime and it proposes major changes […]

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New foreign trust webpage

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Revenue  /  Comments Off on New foreign trust webpage

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New foreign trust webpage Revenue Minister Judith Collins today welcomed Inland Revenue’s new webpage to help trustees of foreign trusts comply with the new disclosure rules. “Foreign trusts now have to provide significantly more information than in the past. The webpage has all the information […]

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Photo of the week: Sir Richard Branson on Rotoroa Island

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Photo of the week, Public Sector, Takahē  /  Comments Off on Photo of the week: Sir Richard Branson on Rotoroa Island

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Photo of the week: Sir Richard Branson on Rotoroa Island Entrepreneur and philanthropist Sir Richard Branson is spending some time in New Zealand, and has been impressed by our beautiful forests and charismatic birds. In a whirlwind trip, Mr Branson was treated to a personal […]

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Synchrotron a trans-Tasman success story

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation  /  Comments Off on Synchrotron a trans-Tasman success story

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Synchrotron a trans-Tasman success story Science researchers on both sides of the Tasman are benefitting from the Australian Synchrotron facility, visited today by Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith. “As foundation investors in the Australian Synchrotron, we have given New Zealand researchers access to a […]

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New Tekapo toilets open for business

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release, Tourism  /  Comments Off on New Tekapo toilets open for business

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Tekapo toilets open for business Associate Tourism Minister Nicky Wagner today opened new toilet facilities in Tekapo, co-funded through the Government’s Regional Mid-sized Tourism Facilities Grant Fund. The Mackenzie District Council received $405,000 last year for the construction of two toilet blocks, one located […]

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Family violence pilot helps over 24,000 people

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Family violence pilot helps over 24,000 people

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Family violence pilot helps over 24,000 people The Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilot has helped over 24,000 people through the development of more than 8,000 family safety plans, say Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley. The ISR pilot involves core agencies […]

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Extension of report-back date for Havelock North Drinking-Water Inquiry

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Attorney-General, Christopher Finlayson, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Extension of report-back date for Havelock North Drinking-Water Inquiry

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Extension of report-back date for Havelock North Drinking-Water Inquiry Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today that the report-back date for the independent Inquiry into Havelock North Drinking-Water has been extended at the request of the Inquiry’s Panel. The Panel, which began proceedings in October last year, […]

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Hercules deployment to Middle East confirmed

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Hercules deployment to Middle East confirmed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Hercules deployment to Middle East confirmed Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee says Cabinet has approved a short-term deployment of a C-130 Hercules to the Middle East. Mr Brownlee says the aircraft is deploying in response to a request from the Australian Defence Force to provide additional […]

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New graduate nurses find jobs

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New graduate nurses find jobs

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New graduate nurses find jobs Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says data from the system which matches graduates with employers shows hundreds more nurses are now in mental health services, surgical, and medical areas. The national recruitment system, called ACE, provides accurate information much sooner for […]

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Support for NZ China Young Leaders Forum 2017

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release, Youth  /  Comments Off on Support for NZ China Young Leaders Forum 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Support for NZ China Young Leaders Forum 2017 Funding of $25,000 to support the New Zealand China Young Leaders Forum 2017 was announced today by Youth Minister Nikki Kaye. “This one-day forum provides an opportunity to facilitate dialogue, connections and partnerships between young leaders from […]

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A day in the life of a ranger: Searching for yellow-eyed penguins on Banks Peninsula

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, canterbury, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Uncategorized, Yellow eyed penguin  /  Comments Off on A day in the life of a ranger: Searching for yellow-eyed penguins on Banks Peninsula

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: A day in the life of a ranger: Searching for yellow-eyed penguins on Banks Peninsula Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a DOC ranger? We got in touch with Tom MacTavish, the ranger in Akaroa, and asked him to tell us about […]

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Congrats to Special Olympics team

Published By   /  March 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Disability Issues, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Congrats to Special Olympics team

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Congrats to Special Olympics team Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman and Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner say the New Zealand Special Olympics team should be extremely proud of its outstanding results at the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games held in Graz, Austria. “The […]

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Media release 14 February 2017

Published By   /  March 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, feb17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 14 February 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 14 February 2017 Date:  14 February 2017 Kuripapango campsite, Mangatutu campsite, Te Puia Lodge and Robson’s Lodge will all be closed from today until further notice.  These sites have been chosen because they are a higher fire risk than other areas due to the […]

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Rescued whio eggs go full circle with release into Ongarue River

Published By   /  March 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, feb17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, whiostory2017  /  Comments Off on Rescued whio eggs go full circle with release into Ongarue River

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Rescued whio eggs go full circle with release into Ongarue River This is the happy ending to an earlier reported story of a whio nest, disturbed by accident at Blackfern Lodge in August. Quick thinking saw the three unbroken eggs whisked to the Otorohanga Kiwi […]

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Showcasing Communities of Learning on an international stage

Published By   /  March 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Showcasing Communities of Learning on an international stage

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Showcasing Communities of Learning on an international stage Education Minister Hekia Parata is travelling to the United Kingdom, to talk with international experts about the biggest change to New Zealand’s education system in 30 years. Ms Parata will share this country’s experience with Communities of […]

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