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$81.9m for excellent high impact science

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation  /  Comments Off on $81.9m for excellent high impact science

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $81.9m for excellent high impact science Budget 2017 will invest an additional $81.9 million of new operating funding over four years to support high-impact, mission-led programmes of science through the Endeavour Fund, Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith says. “The Endeavour Fund supports excellent, higher-risk […]

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$132.1m investment in tertiary education

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on $132.1m investment in tertiary education

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $132.1m investment in tertiary education Budget 2017 invests $132.1 million of new operating funding to develop the skills and knowledge needed for a stronger and more internationally connected New Zealand economy, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith says. “To help Kiwis succeed we […]

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$40.5m for strategic science investment

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation  /  Comments Off on $40.5m for strategic science investment

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $40.5m for strategic science investment $40.5 million of new operating funding in Budget 2017 will help to reduce the risk to life from natural disasters and hazards, and explore the unique environment of Antarctica, Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith says. The new funding is […]

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$21.2m to tell New Zealand’s stories and news

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Budget 2017, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $21.2m to tell New Zealand’s stories and news

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $21.2m to tell New Zealand’s stories and news Budget 2017 includes a significant investment in Radio New Zealand, as well as new funding to support the understanding of our most important national stories, Ms Barry says. Radio New Zealand will receive an additional $11.4 million […]

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Budget 2017 addresses black hole expenditure

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Revenue  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017 addresses black hole expenditure

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017 addresses black hole expenditure Many business expenses currently written off as black hole expenditure would become tax deductible under proposals released as part of Budget 2017, Revenue Minister Judith Collins says. “Some costs of investigating the viability of a new proposal or project […]

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Conservation spending keeps growing

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Conservation spending keeps growing

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Conservation spending keeps growing Budget 2017 invests an additional $107.8 million to strengthen conservation programmes and manage tourism growth on public conservation land, Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says. “This funding continues the Government’s commitment to Predator Free 2050 with a range of specific initiatives to […]

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Initiatives for environment and infrastructure

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Building and Construction, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Initiatives for environment and infrastructure

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Initiatives for environment and infrastructure The Government is committing additional funding in Budget 2017 to implement some of its key environmental and infrastructure initiatives, Environment and Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith says. “The new funding in Budget 2017 is focused on putting in […]

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$456.5m investment in school property

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release, Tim Macindoe  /  Comments Off on $456.5m investment in school property

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $456.5m investment in school property School capacity across New Zealand will increase significantly as a result of $392.4 million of capital funding and $64.1 million of operating funding over four years, Education Minister Nikki Kaye and Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe say. “This will provide […]

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Extra help for children with additional learning needs

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Extra help for children with additional learning needs

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Extra help for children with additional learning needs Budget 2017 provides $63.3 million of operating funding over the next four years to support students with additional learning needs, including more teacher aide hours and a new programme for parents and teachers of young children with […]

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$1.5b boost for schools and early education

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $1.5b boost for schools and early education

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $1.5b boost for schools and early education Budget 2017 has delivered the largest injection of new money into education since the Government took office in 2008, with an additional $1.1 billion of new operating funding over the next four years, plus an additional $392.4 million […]

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Funding boost to strengthen biosecurity

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on Funding boost to strengthen biosecurity

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding boost to strengthen biosecurity A boost of $18.4 million of operating funding over four years from Budget 2017 will help further strengthen the biosecurity system and protect our borders, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy says. “Biosecurity has always been my number one priority as […]

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$30.5m boost to fisheries management

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on $30.5m boost to fisheries management

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $30.5m boost to fisheries management A significant boost of $30.5 million of operating funding over the next four years in Budget 2017 will upgrade and modernise the fisheries management system, including the roll-out of cameras, monitoring, and electronic reporting on all commercial vessels, Primary Industries […]

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$434.1m to support young people in care

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Budget 2017, children, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $434.1m to support young people in care

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $434.1m to support young people in care Budget 2017 invests significantly to support vulnerable children and young people in care through the new Ministry for Vulnerable Children Oranga Tamariki, Minister for Children Anne Tolley says. Budget 2017 funding is made up of $424.4 million operating […]

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$64.4m to support people into employment

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Budget 2017, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on $64.4m to support people into employment

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $64.4m to support people into employment Budget 2017 invests $64.4 million of new operating funding to help people move off benefits and into work, Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says. “A proactive approach to supporting clients to prepare for employment has seen the number of […]

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$8.7m for pay equity and Holidays Act initiatives

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Workplace Relations and Safety  /  Comments Off on $8.7m for pay equity and Holidays Act initiatives

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $8.7m for pay equity and Holidays Act initiatives Budget 2017 provides $8.7 million of operating funding over the next four years for initiatives to support pay equity dispute resolution and Holidays Act compliance, Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse says. “The Government is committed […]

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$205.4m for disability support services

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Disability Issues, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $205.4m for disability support services

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $205.4m for disability support services Budget 2017 will invest an extra $205.4 million over four years to maintain and improve disability support services, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner say. “The Government is committed to providing disabled people with more support […]

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Further support for bowel screening roll-out

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Further support for bowel screening roll-out

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Further support for bowel screening roll-out Budget 2017 will invest $38.5 million of new operating funding over four years to further support the staged implementation of the national bowel screening programme, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says. “Around 3,000 New Zealanders are diagnosed with bowel cancer […]

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Health investment increases to a record $16.8b

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Health investment increases to a record $16.8b

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Health investment increases to a record $16.8b Budget 2017 will invest an extra $3.9 billion over four years into Vote Health taking the total health investment to a record $16.77 billion in 2017/18, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says. “Delivering better health services for a growing […]

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$46.9m to reduce burglary and youth offending

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Budget 2017, Justice, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $46.9m to reduce burglary and youth offending

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $46.9m to reduce burglary and youth offending Budget 2017 will provide an extra $46.9 million of operating funding over the next four years for new services to reduce burglary and youth offending, Justice Minister Amy Adams and Associate Justice Minister Mark Mitchell say. The funding […]

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$37.2m to reduce family violence

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, Budget 2017, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on $37.2m to reduce family violence

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $37.2m to reduce family violence Budget 2017 invests $37.2 million of operating funding to reduce the harm caused by family violence, Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley say. $22.4 million will extend the Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilots for another two […]

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