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Speech to International Business Forum and Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Published By   /  March 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, Speech  /  Comments Off on Speech to International Business Forum and Auckland Chamber of Commerce

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Speech to International Business Forum and Auckland Chamber of Commerce Good morning. Can I start by thanking the International Business Forum and the Auckland Chamber of Commerce for hosting this event. And can I acknowledge your guests and my ministerial colleagues. In particular I want […]

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PM launches ambitious trade agenda

Published By   /  March 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on PM launches ambitious trade agenda

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: PM launches ambitious trade agenda Prime Minister Bill English has today launched New Zealand’s updated trade strategy, Trade Agenda 2030, and reiterated the Government’s commitment to free trade. The Prime Minister has also announced the Government’s ambitious goal of having free trade agreements cover 90 […]

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PM condemns London attack

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on PM condemns London attack

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: PM condemns London attack Prime Minister Bill English has condemned the terror attack in London today and expressed New Zealand’s condolences to the people of the UK. “London is a place many thousands of New Zealanders have visited and called home, and where many more […]

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Intelligence and Security Bill passes third reading

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National Security and Intelligence, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on Intelligence and Security Bill passes third reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Intelligence and Security Bill passes third reading National Security and Intelligence Minister Bill English today welcomed the passing of legislation which updates the legislative framework and increases the transparency of the intelligence and security agencies. Four Acts have been consolidated into a single comprehensive piece […]

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Chinese Premier to visit

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on Chinese Premier to visit

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Chinese Premier to visit Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will visit New Zealand next week. Prime Minister Bill English announced today that he and Premier Li will hold official talks in Wellington, and that he and the Premier will also meet business leaders in Auckland during […]

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PM announces appointments to APEC council

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on PM announces appointments to APEC council

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: PM announces appointments to APEC council Prime Minister Bill English today announced the appointments of Phil O’Reilly and Tenby Powell to the APEC Business Advisory Council, through to December 2019. The Prime Minister also confirmed the extension of Katherine Rich’s appointment through till March 2019. […]

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NZ Superannuation age to lift to 67 in 2040

Published By   /  March 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on NZ Superannuation age to lift to 67 in 2040

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ Superannuation age to lift to 67 in 2040 The Government will progressively lift the age of eligibility for NZ Superannuation from 65 to 67, starting in 20 years’ time, Prime Minister Bill English announced today. “New Zealanders are healthier and living longer so adjusting […]

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Timor-Leste Prime Minister to visit

Published By   /  February 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on Timor-Leste Prime Minister to visit

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Timor-Leste Prime Minister to visit Prime Minister Bill English has welcomed the visit to New Zealand this week of the Prime Minister of Timor-Leste, Dr Rui Araújo. “New Zealand and Timor-Leste have a special bond,” says Mr English, who will meet Dr Araújo in Auckland tomorrow. “New Zealand […]

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Leaders’ talks cement trade relations, science agreement

Published By   /  February 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on Leaders’ talks cement trade relations, science agreement

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Leaders’ talks cement trade relations, science agreement The annual Australia-New Zealand Leaders’ talks have taken the cooperation between our two countries forward in a number of areas, Prime Minister Bill English says. Mr English met with Prime Minister Turnbull in Queenstown today to discuss common […]

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Prime Minister meets Pike River families

Published By   /  February 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister meets Pike River families

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Prime Minister meets Pike River families The Prime Minister has met with the Pike River Mine families today, saying he acknowledges their loss and suffering. “The families want to recover their loved ones and ensure such a disaster never happens again and I accept they […]

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PM welcomes Australian PM to NZ

Published By   /  February 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on PM welcomes Australian PM to NZ

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: PM welcomes Australian PM to NZ Prime Minister Bill English has announced Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will make an official visit to New Zealand this week. Prime Minister Turnbull, Treasurer Scott Morrison and Industry Minister, Senator Arthur Sinodinos, arrive in Queenstown for the annual […]

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Speech to Rotary Club of Auckland

Published By   /  February 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, Speech  /  Comments Off on Speech to Rotary Club of Auckland

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Speech to Rotary Club of Auckland Good afternoon, My thanks to the Rotary Club of Auckland, and in particular President Andrew Aitken and the Rotary team for hosting this event. I also want to acknowledge Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett and Finance Minister Steven Joyce, […]

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Extra police to make communities safer

Published By   /  February 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on Extra police to make communities safer

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Extra police to make communities safer Another 1125 police staff, including 880 sworn police officers, will be funded over the next four years to reduce crime and prevent reoffending, Prime Minister Bill English announced today. “New Zealand is the fourth-safest country in the world, but […]

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PM announces parties National can work with

Published By   /  February 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on PM announces parties National can work with

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: PM announces parties National can work with Prime Minister Bill English has today outlined the parties National will consider working with following this year’s General Election. “Under MMP elections are always close so we will be taking nothing for granted as we campaign for the […]

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General Election to be held on 23 Sept, 2017

Published By   /  February 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on General Election to be held on 23 Sept, 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: General Election to be held on 23 Sept, 2017 Prime Minister Bill English has announced this year’s General Election will be held on Saturday, 23 September. “As we have done in previous election years I am announcing the election date early as I believe it’s […]

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PM to meet iwi leaders at Waitangi, attend Waitangi Day celebrations in Auckland

Published By   /  January 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on PM to meet iwi leaders at Waitangi, attend Waitangi Day celebrations in Auckland

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: PM to meet iwi leaders at Waitangi, attend Waitangi Day celebrations in Auckland Prime Minister Bill English has accepted the invitation of iwi leaders to lead a delegation of ministers to Waitangi to meet ahead of Waitangi Day celebrations, and announced he will not attend […]

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PM to travel to Brussels, London and Berlin

Published By   /  January 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on PM to travel to Brussels, London and Berlin

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: PM to travel to Brussels, London and Berlin Prime Minister Bill English will travel to Brussels, London and Berlin next week to meet with leaders to discuss issues including trade and security. “This is an opportunity to exchange views on a range of issues facing […]

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Mt Albert by-election date confirmed

Published By   /  December 19, 2016  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on Mt Albert by-election date confirmed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Mt Albert by-election date confirmed Bill English | Prime Minister The Mt Albert by-election will be held on Saturday 25 February, Prime Minister Bill English has confirmed. “Following the resignation of MP David Shearer, which takes effect from 31 December, a by-election now needs to […]

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Beehive Press Conference

Published By   /  December 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, Bill English, feature, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister  /  Comments Off on Beehive Press Conference

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Beehive Press Conference Beehive Press Conference Most weeks, following Cabinet, the Prime Minister holds a press conference for members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery.  This page contains the transcripts from those press conferences, which are supplied by Hansard to the Office of the Prime Minister. It […]

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Improving lives will remain National’s focus

Published By   /  December 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on Improving lives will remain National’s focus

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Improving lives will remain National’s focus Bill English | Prime Minister Better incomes for households, safer communities and smarter government to support the most vulnerable will remain the Government’s focus, new Prime Minister Bill English says. Mr English was today sworn in as prime minister […]

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