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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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Experiencing Ohakune Old Coach Road

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Central North Island, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Historic, Icon Heritage Site, New Zealand Government, Ohakune, Old Coach Road, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Experiencing Ohakune Old Coach Road

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Experiencing Ohakune Old Coach Road By Rebecca O’Brien, Technical Advisor (Historic) I had come to cycle the iconic Ohakune Old Coach Road. I’d heard the community had rescued the road and transformed it into a stunning place to visit. Ohakune Old Coach Road The road […]

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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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Energy Innovation Amendment Bill passes third reading

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Energy and Resources, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Energy Innovation Amendment Bill passes third reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Energy Innovation Amendment Bill passes third reading Transport Minister Simon Bridges and Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins have announced new measures to support the uptake of electric vehicles and improve energy efficiency in New Zealand. The Energy Innovation (Electric Vehicles and Other Matters) Amendment […]

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Diverse range of winners at PM’s Education Awards

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Diverse range of winners at PM’s Education Awards

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Diverse range of winners at PM’s Education Awards A diverse mix of schools and early learning providers have been celebrated for their outstanding work at the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards tonight, with Manurewa Intermediate School taking the Supreme Award. “Manurewa Intermediate School has radically […]

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Budget 2017: $6m for Wellington regional emergency water supplies

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Civil Defence, Local Government, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: $6m for Wellington regional emergency water supplies

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017: $6m for Wellington regional emergency water supplies Local Government Minister Anne Tolley and Civil Defence Minister Nathan Guy today announced Budget 2017 provides $6 million to part fund emergency water supplies in the Wellington region. “The Government is committed to improving New Zealand’s […]

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Police Minister to Solomon Islands for RAMSI farewell

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Police Minister to Solomon Islands for RAMSI farewell

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Police Minister to Solomon Islands for RAMSI farewell Police Minister Paula Bennett will travel to Honiara tomorrow to mark the draw-down of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI). “In 2003 political instability and conflict posed a significant threat to the Solomon Islands and the government […]

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Improved data collection about disabled people

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Improved data collection about disabled people

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Improved data collection about disabled people A new set of questions is being included in national surveys to improve information about disabled people and their lives, Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner and Statistics Minister Scott Simpson say. The questions, known as the Washington Group Short Set of […]

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Business incubators expand to regional NZ

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation  /  Comments Off on Business incubators expand to regional NZ

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Business incubators expand to regional NZ Early stage technology businesses in the regions can expect an easier pathway to support, thanks to the expansion of Callaghan Innovation’s founder incubators, says Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith. Founder incubators are, as the name suggests, centred around […]

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PM congratulates Team NZ on exciting victory

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on PM congratulates Team NZ on exciting victory

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: PM congratulates Team NZ on exciting victory Prime Minister Bill English has congratulated Emirates Team New Zealand on the Kiwi leadership, teamwork, and technological brilliance that enabled it to regain the America’s Cup. Team NZ won the first of two races scheduled in Bermuda this […]

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New Energy and Efficiency Conservation Strategy released

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Energy and Resources, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Energy and Efficiency Conservation Strategy released

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Energy and Efficiency Conservation Strategy released Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins has today released the New Zealand Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy 2017-2022. The Strategy, Unlocking our energy productivity and renewable potential, is a companion to the New Zealand Energy Strategy 2011-2021. It […]

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Navy frigate to help out after US destroyer collision

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Navy frigate to help out after US destroyer collision

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Navy frigate to help out after US destroyer collision The Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS Te Kaha is to extend its current deployment in Asian waters to support the United States Seventh Fleet. This is in response to the recent collision between a Philippines’ container ship […]

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Tourism Infrastructure Fund panel announced

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Tourism Infrastructure Fund panel announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Tourism Infrastructure Fund panel announced Tourism Minister Paula Bennett today announced the panel for the new $100 million Tourism Infrastructure Fund to help local communities respond to increased visitor numbers. The panel will be responsible for assessing proposals and recommending a package of infrastructure projects […]

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Appointments to New Zealand Tourism Board

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Appointments to New Zealand Tourism Board

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Appointments to New Zealand Tourism Board Minister of Tourism Paula Bennett today announced the appointment of Jan Hunt and the reappointment of Chris Parkin as members of the New Zealand Tourism Board. Mrs Hunt is a director at Skyline Enterprises and Jumping New Zealand. Previously […]

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Predator-free Eastbourne supported

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Environment, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Scott Simpson  /  Comments Off on Predator-free Eastbourne supported

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Predator-free Eastbourne supported The Government has granted a Wellington community group nearly $35,000 to help it deal with predators, Conservation Minister Maggie Barry and Associate Environment Minister Scott Simpson announced today. The grant, provided through the Community Environment Fund, is for the Mainland Island Restoration […]

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Work started on Hastings iWay cycleways

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Work started on Hastings iWay cycleways

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Work started on Hastings iWay cycleways Transport Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed the start of work on two sections of the Hastings iWay, part of the Government’s $333 million Urban Cycleways Programme (UCP). “The UCP is making a real difference to cycling in the regions […]

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Changes to Commerce Act will enhance competition

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Jacqui Dean, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Changes to Commerce Act will enhance competition

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Changes to Commerce Act will enhance competition Proposed changes to the Commerce Act will promote better competition in New Zealand, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean says. Following a review of the Act, the Government is recommending that the Commerce Commission be allowed to […]

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McClay says time is right for trade deal with four amigos

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay says time is right for trade deal with four amigos

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay says time is right for trade deal with four amigos Trade Minister Todd McClay says he believes the time is right to launch trade talks with Mexico, Chile, Peru and Colombia as part of the Government’s push for better access in Latin America. Mr […]

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Beginning of Eid

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Ethnic Communities, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Beginning of Eid

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Beginning of Eid Muslim New Zealanders will today celebrate the Islamic festival Eid ul-Fitr following the sighting of the new moon and will come together to celebrate at Parliament next week, Minister for Ethnic Communities Judith Collins says. Eid ul-Fitr, is celebrated by Muslims all […]

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