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Further support for North Canterbury & Marlborough

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Further support for North Canterbury & Marlborough

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Further support for North Canterbury & Marlborough Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has announced an additional $500,000 investment to boost the post-earthquake support package for North Canterbury and Marlborough families. “The Government is committed to ensuring the people of North Canterbury and Marlborough can access the […]

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eGate expansion project nears completion

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Customs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on eGate expansion project nears completion

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: eGate expansion project nears completion Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today announced 15 new eGates are now fully operational at Auckland Airport arrivals, meaning Customs’ nationwide upgrade and expansion of eGates is almost complete. “The Government has invested $6.6 million in this technology to more than […]

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Kaikōura Harbour to be enhanced post-quake

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Kaikōura Harbour to be enhanced post-quake

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Kaikōura Harbour to be enhanced post-quake Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced additional funding of $700,000 for the restoration of Kaikōura Harbour, bringing the government’s total contribution to $5.7 million. Two major commercial operators, Whale Watch Kaikōura and Encounter Kaikōura, have been working with […]

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Insurance advisory service for North Canterbury

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Earthquake Commission, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Insurance advisory service for North Canterbury

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Insurance advisory service for North Canterbury The government will fund a free and independent advisory service to assist North Canterbury residents with insurance claims, Civil Defence Minister and Minister Responsible for the Earthquake Commission Gerry Brownlee says. This pilot programme will be set up to […]

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Hotel no place for children in care

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Hotel no place for children in care

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Hotel no place for children in care Revelations today that a young person under the care of the Ministry For Vulnerable Children was placed in a hotel is just plain wrong – and it isn’t a one-off, says Labour’s spokesperson for Children, Jacinda Ardern. “This […]

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This Government’s facade of caring about women

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, Work, & Welfare, equal pay, Equal Pay Act, Green Party, kristine bartlett, Opposition News, Pay Equity, Politics, The Issues, workplace relations  /  Comments Off on This Government’s facade of caring about women

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: This Government’s facade of caring about women Earlier this week I was so pleased to see the payoff for many amazing women involved in union organising with the decision to pay caregivers more. I put aside my reservations about the fact that it didn’t look […]

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Outer Space and High-Altitude Activities Bill progresses

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Outer Space and High-Altitude Activities Bill progresses

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Outer Space and High-Altitude Activities Bill progresses The Outer Space and High-Altitude Activities Bill has been reported back to Parliament today following consideration by the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee.   Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges says the Bill will enable the development of […]

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National shutting down access to equal pay

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on National shutting down access to equal pay

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: National shutting down access to equal pay Jan Logie MP on Friday, April 21, 2017 – 10:45 A draft National Party Bill will put more barriers in the way of women seeking to be paid fairly, the Green Party said today. “This Bill will scrap […]

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PACER Plus Pacific trade deal has fishhooks

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on PACER Plus Pacific trade deal has fishhooks

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: PACER Plus Pacific trade deal has fishhooks Barry Coates MP on Friday, April 21, 2017 – 10:44 New Zealand appears to have pushed for a trade deal that could undermine Pacific Island countries’ ability to support their local economies and restrict their right to regulate […]

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Changing lives through social investment

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Investment  /  Comments Off on Changing lives through social investment

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Changing lives through social investment A new Social Investment Agency is to be created which will help social sector agencies better understand and meet the needs of our most at-risk New Zealanders and communities, Minister Responsible for Social Investment Amy Adams has announced. “The Social […]

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Maybe not, Minister? Nick Smith’s housing measure suppressed

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Maybe not, Minister? Nick Smith’s housing measure suppressed

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Maybe not, Minister? Nick Smith’s housing measure suppressed Sir Humphrey: Minister, remember the Housing Affordability Measure work you asked us to prepare back in 2012? Well, it’s ready now.Minister Smith: Oh goodie, what does it say?Sir Humphrey: Nothing.Minister Smith: Nothing?Sir Humphrey: Well, sir, you asked […]

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Govt welcomes World Masters Games

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Govt welcomes World Masters Games

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Govt welcomes World Masters Games Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman have today welcomed the World Masters Games 2017 to New Zealand. The World Masters Games is the largest multi-sport event in the world, with New Zealand set to host 28 […]

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$500k for new classrooms at Witherlea School, Blenheim

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $500k for new classrooms at Witherlea School, Blenheim

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $500k for new classrooms at Witherlea School, Blenheim Around $500,000 will be invested to build two new teaching spaces at Witherlea School in Blenheim, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye announced today. “The roll at Witherlea School has been growing and this is expected to continue, […]

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Sod turned on Watchman Road Intersection Improvement project

Published By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Sod turned on Watchman Road Intersection Improvement project

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Sod turned on Watchman Road Intersection Improvement project Transport Minister Simon Bridges has turned the sod to mark the start of construction on the $13 million Watchman Road Intersection Improvements project in Napier. The Minister was joined by local iwi Mana Ahuriri, representatives from funding […]

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Historic PACER Plus agreement finally concluded

Published By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on Historic PACER Plus agreement finally concluded

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Historic PACER Plus agreement finally concluded Trade Minister Todd McClay says the successful conclusion of PACER Plus negotiations is a landmark day for trade and the sustainable economic development of the Pacific. “PACER Plus is a unique trade and development agreement. It includes a development […]

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Inflation data shows many New Zealanders are worse off under National

Published By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Inflation data shows many New Zealanders are worse off under National

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Inflation data shows many New Zealanders are worse off under National The latest inflation data from Statistics New Zealand shows that too many New Zealanders are now worse off under the National Government, said Labour’s Finance Spokesperson Grant Robertson “Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) is now […]

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Pay Equity Bill released for consultation

Published By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Workplace Relations and Safety  /  Comments Off on Pay Equity Bill released for consultation

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Pay Equity Bill released for consultation Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse today released an exposure draft of the Pay Equity Bill for public consultation. “The Government is committed to achieving pay equity in New Zealand and providing a practical and fair process for […]

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Agriculture: The right signals

Published By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Climate, dairy farming, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Environment & Resource Management, Freshwater, Green Party, horticulture, landcorp, Opposition News, pastoral farming, Politics, vivid economics, water  /  Comments Off on Agriculture: The right signals

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Agriculture: The right signals Landcorp is New Zealand’s biggest farming operation. It’s a farming company with more than 100 farms, owned by us – the people of New Zealand – and I was very pleased to read a piece by Landcorp CEO, Steven Carden talking […]

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Immigration Changes

Published By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Immigration, Michael Woodhouse, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Immigration Changes

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Immigration Changes You can tell its election year. Yesterday the government announced yet another series of changes to Immigration policy. As per usual the announcement from the Minister frames immigration around the impact on the economy and the job market. Minister Woodhouse basically dehumanises those […]

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Another emergency housing grant blow out

Published By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Another emergency housing grant blow out

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Another emergency housing grant blow out Emergency housing grants data released today show another blow out in spending on putting homeless people up in motels, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. “The Government is renting motel rooms at a rate of $33 million a year. […]

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