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Timor-Leste Prime Minister to visit

Published By   /  February 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on Timor-Leste Prime Minister to visit

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Timor-Leste Prime Minister to visit Prime Minister Bill English has welcomed the visit to New Zealand this week of the Prime Minister of Timor-Leste, Dr Rui Araújo. “New Zealand and Timor-Leste have a special bond,” says Mr English, who will meet Dr Araújo in Auckland tomorrow. “New Zealand […]

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Business support for Kaikōura and Hurunui extended

Published By   /  February 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Business support for Kaikōura and Hurunui extended

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Business support for Kaikōura and Hurunui extended Minister for Economic Development Simon Bridges and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley have today announced a final extension to the support package for businesses affected by the Kaikōura earthquake.  The Government approved $17.5 million dollars to support businesses […]

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Kaikoura tourism promotion package on its way

Published By   /  February 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Kaikoura tourism promotion package on its way

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Kaikoura tourism promotion package on its way An $870,000 support package will promote tourism in Kaikoura and other upper South Island districts impacted by last November’s earthquakes. The funding will help bring in more international visitors for the 2017/18 peak season following a challenging summer, […]

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$1.6m for new classrooms at Waikato kura

Published By   /  February 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $1.6m for new classrooms at Waikato kura

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $1.6m for new classrooms at Waikato kura Around $1.6 million will be invested to build four new classrooms at Te Wharekura o TeRau Aroha in the Waikato region, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye announced today. “Te Wharekura o TeRau Aroha has experienced consistent roll growth […]

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Good progress on meat and kiwifruit trade with Iran

Published By   /  February 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on Good progress on meat and kiwifruit trade with Iran

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Good progress on meat and kiwifruit trade with Iran Minister of Primary Industries Nathan Guy has witnessed an agreement in Tehran enabling the resumption of sheep and beef exports to Iran, and witnessed Zespri signalling its willingness to explore the development of the kiwifruit market. […]

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$1.7m boost for Rotorua Crankworx event

Published By   /  February 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on $1.7m boost for Rotorua Crankworx event

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $1.7m boost for Rotorua Crankworx event The Government will invest up to $1.7 million over five years into the mountain biking Crankworx Festival and Enduro World Series in Rotorua, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges has announced. Crankworx, the world’s biggest mountain bike festival, will be […]

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1080 regulation standardised

Published By   /  February 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on 1080 regulation standardised

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: 1080 regulation standardised New regulations have been approved under the Resource Management Act that provide a national approach to the use of poisons like 1080 and brodifacoum, Environment Dr Nick Smith announced today. “Pests like stoats, rats and possums kill 25 million native birds a […]

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Finlayson to visit Singapore and Malaysia

Published By   /  February 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Finlayson to visit Singapore and Malaysia

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Finlayson to visit Singapore and Malaysia Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson travels to Singapore and Malaysia tomorrow for a series of ministerial meetings about countering terrorism and senior law officer matters. “International cooperation on countering terrorism and other issues affecting our national security is crucial in the current global […]

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Major new litter initiative announced

Published By   /  February 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Major new litter initiative announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Major new litter initiative announced A major new campaign to stop people littering aims to change behaviour and to educate people, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and Parliamentary Private Secretary Scott Simpson announced today at National’s Bluegreen Forum in Auckland. “Litter is a risk to […]

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Conservation and environment science roadmap announced

Published By   /  February 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Environment, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Conservation and environment science roadmap announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Conservation and environment science roadmap announced The Government has released its conservation and environment science priorities for the next 20 years in a new Roadmap, Conservation and lead Minister Maggie Barry and Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today at the annual Bluegreens Forum. “We […]

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Minister to visit Iran and UAE

Published By   /  February 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on Minister to visit Iran and UAE

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister to visit Iran and UAE Primary Industries Minister departs for Iran and the United Arab Emirates today on a trip to build closer trading relationships. “Iran has been an important trading partner for New Zealand in the past and there is great opportunity to […]

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Appointment of Queen’s Counsel in 2017

Published By   /  February 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Attorney-General, Christopher Finlayson, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Appointment of Queen’s Counsel in 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Appointment of Queen’s Counsel in 2017 The Attorney-General announced today that an appointment round for Queen’s Counsel will take place in 2017.  Appointments of Queen’s Counsel are made by the Governor-General on the recommendation of the Attorney-General and with the concurrence of the Chief Justice. […]

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LINZ improving shipping safety

Published By   /  February 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Land Information, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on LINZ improving shipping safety

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: LINZ improving shipping safety Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) has developed a world leading tool for improving shipping safety in New Zealand, says Minister for Land Information Mark Mitchell. “The Hydrographic Risk Assessment uses the latest technology to identify risks and help update navigation information,” […]

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Safer route for Normanby opened

Published By   /  February 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Safer route for Normanby opened

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Safer route for Normanby opened Transport Minister Simon Bridges today opened a new section of State Highway 3 north of Normanby that will improve both capacity and safety on a critically important route for the Taranaki region. The $17.6 million project was identified as a […]

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Intelligence and Security Bill reported back

Published By   /  February 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National Security and Intelligence, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Intelligence and Security Bill reported back

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Intelligence and Security Bill reported back Minister for National Security and Intelligence Bill English today welcomed the report back of the New Zealand Intelligence and Security Bill, which has been strengthened by the select committee process. “I thank the members of the Foreign Affairs, Defence […]

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Trans-Tasman patent attorney regulatory regime in effect

Published By   /  February 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Jacqui Dean, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Trans-Tasman patent attorney regulatory regime in effect

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Trans-Tasman patent attorney regulatory regime in effect The trans-Tasman patent attorney regime, a system for joint regulation of patent attorneys in Australia and New Zealand, is now in effect, helping to create a seamless trans-Tasman business environment. Reforms as part of the Single Economic Market […]

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A safer, more connected cycle network for Whanganui

Published By   /  February 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on A safer, more connected cycle network for Whanganui

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: A safer, more connected cycle network for Whanganui Transport Minister Simon Bridges turned the first sod for the $1.98 million Te Tuaiwi cycleway at Whanganui Intermediate School today. “Te Tuaiwi will connect existing cycleways to provide safer access to the centre of the city and […]

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$1.4m for new classrooms at Wanaka Primary School

Published By   /  February 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $1.4m for new classrooms at Wanaka Primary School

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $1.4m for new classrooms at Wanaka Primary School Wanaka Primary School will receive four new teaching spaces to support its growing roll, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye announced today. “This $1.4 million investment recognises that the school supports a burgeoning local community,” says Ms Kaye. […]

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Minister celebrates Te Matatini

Published By   /  February 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Minister celebrates Te Matatini

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister celebrates Te Matatini Education Minister Hekia Parata wishes those involved in Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival in Hastings this week all the very best. “Te Matatini is the pinnacle event for Māori performing arts and a chance to celebrate Māori language, identity and […]

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Terms of Reference into Fuel Price Inquiry released

Published By   /  February 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Energy and Resources, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Terms of Reference into Fuel Price Inquiry released

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Terms of Reference into Fuel Price Inquiry released The Terms of Reference for the Fuel market Financial Performance Study Energy have been released today, says Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins. The Study, being undertaken by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, will take […]

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