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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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Urgent action needed on dirty rivers

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Urgent action needed on dirty rivers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Urgent action needed on dirty rivers The Our Fresh Water Environment 2017 report re-confirms that we need urgent action to clean up our rivers. Meanwhile, National is standing by as our rivers get even more polluted, says Labour’s Environment spokesperson David Parker. “This […]

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Where there’s smoke and mirrors, there’s Steven Joyce

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Where there’s smoke and mirrors, there’s Steven Joyce

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Where there’s smoke and mirrors, there’s Steven Joyce Steven Joyce’s much vaunted pre-Budget speech is simply an underwhelming response to the infrastructure deficit National has created, says Labour’s Finance Spokesperson Grant Robertson. “Steven Joyce has belatedly come to the realisation that everyone else has a […]

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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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National is failing to save our water, report shows

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on National is failing to save our water, report shows

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: National is failing to save our water, report shows Catherine Delahunty MP on Thursday, April 27, 2017 – 13:16 Present and future generations are suffering the consequences of National’s weak moves to prevent pollution from entering our rivers, lakes and aquifers, the Green Party said […]

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Billion dollar bail laws are moral and fiscal failure

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Billion dollar bail laws are moral and fiscal failure

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Billion dollar bail laws are moral and fiscal failure David Clendon MP on Thursday, April 27, 2017 – 11:35 A new report highlighting the causes of the runaway growth in the prison population released today is further proof we need a cross-party consensus on justice […]

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Community is more than just dollars

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Community is more than just dollars

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Community is more than just dollars The Government has a lot riding on its Social Investment approach. Last week they launched a new Social Investment Ministry. The Government has decided that they are going to take a data driven approach to government spending – well social […]

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Barbaric treatment of children needs to cease

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Barbaric treatment of children needs to cease

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Barbaric treatment of children needs to cease Jan Logie MP on Thursday, April 27, 2017 – 10:58 The ‘secure care’ that children are experiencing whilst in Oranga Tamariki custody is barbaric and must stop immediately, the Green Party said today. The widespread use of seclusion […]

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Social Investment: Community is more than just dollars

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Government, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, Social Investment  /  Comments Off on Social Investment: Community is more than just dollars

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Social Investment: Community is more than just dollars The Government has a lot riding on its Social Investment approach. Last week they launched a new Social Investment Ministry. The Government has decided that they are going to take a data driven approach to government spending – […]

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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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The Swimmable Rivers campaign comes to Northland

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on The Swimmable Rivers campaign comes to Northland

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: The Swimmable Rivers campaign comes to Northland Today I am heading to the north to travel on the Wairua River, the seventh river we’re visiting on the Swimmable Rivers campaign. The Wairua River, which flows into the Wairoa River and eventually the Kaipara Harbour, is one […]

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