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$2 million to make cycle trails safer

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release, Tourism  /  Comments Off on $2 million to make cycle trails safer

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $2 million to make cycle trails safer Associate Tourism Minister Nicky Wagner today announced a funding boost of more than $2 million for safety improvements on four Great Rides in Waikato, East Coast, Hawke’s Bay and West Coast. The funding is part of a $25 […]

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Canterbury predator-free efforts acknowledged

By   /  September 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Canterbury predator-free efforts acknowledged

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Canterbury predator-free efforts acknowledged Conservation Minister Maggie Barry and Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner have presented traps to two community groups at a Predator Free 2050 event in Christchurch today. The Little River Trap Library and Lyttleton Primary School were given more than 50 traps […]

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Red zone projects to bring community together

By   /  September 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Red zone projects to bring community together

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Red zone projects to bring community together Cantabrians are a step closer to reconnecting with Residential Red Zone (RRZ) land thanks to a joint effort between the Government and a local trust, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says. Ms Wagner today officially handed […]

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ChristChurch Cathedral to be reinstated

By   /  September 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on ChristChurch Cathedral to be reinstated

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: ChristChurch Cathedral to be reinstated Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says she’s delighted that ChristChurch Cathedral will be reinstated. The Anglican Synod today voted in favour of the Government’s offer to support reinstatement. “This is the best possible outcome for Christchurch. We finally […]

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Outcasts case settled

By   /  September 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Outcasts case settled

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Outcasts case settled The Crown will settle litigation with a group known as the Quake Outcasts, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says. The Quake Outcasts challenged the Government’s offer for their uninsured properties in Greater Christchurch’s Residential Red Zones. The Court of Appeal […]

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Updated Pacific disability plan welcomed

By   /  August 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Updated Pacific disability plan welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Updated Pacific disability plan welcomed Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner is welcoming the updated Faiva Ora — National Pasifika Disability Plan. “This update will help reduce stigma, enhance access and improve the quality of services for Pasifika disabled people,” Ms Wagner says. “It sets out […]

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Multi-Use Arena study released

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Multi-Use Arena study released

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Multi-Use Arena study released Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner has today released the pre-feasibility report for a Multi-Use Arena in Christchurch. The report considers the viability of an arena and outlines four options of varying size, functionality and cost. “This report provides the […]

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Refresh for Crown-Council cost share

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Refresh for Crown-Council cost share

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Refresh for Crown-Council cost share A proposed refresh of elements of the Cost Sharing Agreement (CSA) between the Crown and Christchurch City Council is another positive step toward increased local ownership and leadership, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner and Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel […]

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Annual review of Regeneration Act tabled

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Annual review of Regeneration Act tabled

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Annual review of Regeneration Act tabled An annual review confirms the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 is working appropriately and flexibly, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says. The review, presented to the House today, does not recommend any amendments. “While we don’t need […]

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Continued support for North Canterbury

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Continued support for North Canterbury

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Continued support for North Canterbury A free and independent advisory service to assist North Canterbury residents with quake-related insurance claims is being extended, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner and Kaikoura MP Stuart Smith say. The announcement follows the success of a pilot programme […]

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Thousands return to central Christchurch

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Thousands return to central Christchurch

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Thousands return to central Christchurch Thousands of workers are returning to central Christchurch under a government programme designed to reactivate the city centre, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says.  The Christchurch Integrated Government Accommodation programme (CIGA) was officially completed yesterday with the opening […]

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Main works under way for Christchurch Convention Centre

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Main works under way for Christchurch Convention Centre

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Main works under way for Christchurch Convention Centre The Government has awarded a $240 million contract to complete the design and construction of Christchurch Convention Centre, Minister supporting Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says. “Work on the convention centre will begin shortly with our newly-appointed main […]

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Report shows drop in pregnancy smoking rate

By   /  August 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Report shows drop in pregnancy smoking rate

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Report shows drop in pregnancy smoking rate Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Associate Minister Nicky Wagner welcome a new report which shows a continued downward trend in the percentage of pregnant women smoking. The latest Report on Maternity shows 14.2 per cent of pregnant women […]

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Quakes change the face of Christchurch

By   /  August 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Quakes change the face of Christchurch

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Quakes change the face of Christchurch The Christchurch earthquakes have had a significant impact on the make-up and distribution of people in Canterbury, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says. The latest Greater Christchurch Dashboard — Population looks at changes in the resident population, […]

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‘Living with Low Vision’ resource

By   /  August 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on ‘Living with Low Vision’ resource

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: ‘Living with Low Vision’ resource Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says a new resource is available to help people with low vision better manage everyday tasks.  Low vision — reduced vision or vision loss that cannot be corrected or improved by glasses, medicine or surgery […]

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Sumner-Lyttelton corridor safety project complete

By   /  August 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Sumner-Lyttelton corridor safety project complete

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Sumner-Lyttelton corridor safety project complete The transfer of 17 properties from the Crown to Christchurch City Council marks the completion of a vital safety project along the Sumner-Lyttleton Corridor, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says. “The corridor is currently the only way to […]

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New pathway for smokeless tobacco products

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New pathway for smokeless tobacco products

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New pathway for smokeless tobacco products The Government will establish a pre-market approval system for smokeless tobacco and nicotine-delivery products, other than e-cigarettes, Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says. This follows a decision in March to legalise the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes. “There are a […]

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Stop smoking services producing good results

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Stop smoking services producing good results

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Stop smoking services producing good results An overhaul of smoking cessation services has had a significant impact on quit rates, Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says. Sixteen new regional smoking cessation services began operating in July last year with the aim of better supporting smokers […]

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2018 Census to include new disability questions

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Disability Issues, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on 2018 Census to include new disability questions

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: 2018 Census to include new disability questions Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner is welcoming the decision to include questions on disability in the 2018 Census. “The Census collects important data about who we are as New Zealanders. Including a question set to identify people who […]

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Second forum to focus on ‘regeneration ecosystem’

By   /  July 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Second forum to focus on ‘regeneration ecosystem’

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Second forum to focus on ‘regeneration ecosystem’ The second City Leaders’ Forum will be held tomorrow, providing another opportunity to discuss aspects of Christchurch’s regeneration. Hosted by Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner and Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel, it will be facilitated by The […]

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