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Exports underpin strong economic growth

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Exports underpin strong economic growth

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Exports underpin strong economic growth The New Zealand economy continued to grow solidly in the June quarter, posting a 0.8 per cent increase in GDP, taking New Zealand’s growth rate for the year to 2.7 per cent, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. “Our economy continues […]

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Entrepreneurial Universities funding awarded

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Entrepreneurial Universities funding awarded

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Entrepreneurial Universities funding awarded Victoria University of Wellington and the University of Auckland will be the first to take advantage of the Government’s $35 million investment in ‘Entrepreneurial Universities’, part of the Innovative New Zealand initiative in Budget 2016, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and […]

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FAST campaign increases stroke awareness

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on FAST campaign increases stroke awareness

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: FAST campaign increases stroke awareness Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a nationwide stroke awareness campaign has seen more New Zealanders reporting suspected strokes. “Each year in New Zealand around 9,000 people have a stroke. Early identification and treatment are crucial to reduce the likelihood of […]

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June BOP underscores strong economy

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on June BOP underscores strong economy

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: June BOP underscores strong economy Better than expected balance of payments figures out this morning underscore the strength of both the services and goods sectors of the New Zealand economy, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. New Zealand’s current account deficit narrowed to $1.6 billion in […]

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NZ expresses condolences to Mexico

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ expresses condolences to Mexico

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ expresses condolences to Mexico Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has today expressed condolences to the families of those who have lost lives in the devastating earthquake in Mexico, or are still waiting for news about their loved ones. Latest reports are suggesting at least 140 […]

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3.6 million Kiwis benefit from Pharmac’s model

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on 3.6 million Kiwis benefit from Pharmac’s model

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: 3.6 million Kiwis benefit from Pharmac’s model Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says new data shows that Pharmac is delivering more subsidised medicines, benefiting around 3.6 million Kiwis. “Pharmac’s model for increasing New Zealander’s access to subsidised medicines and treatments is world class,” says Dr Coleman. […]

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New tourism fund receives 43 applications

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Tourism  /  Comments Off on New tourism fund receives 43 applications

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New tourism fund receives 43 applications The first round of the new $100 million Tourism Infrastructure Fund has attracted 43 eligible applications, says Tourism Minister Paula Bennett. “We received 39 eligible applications from 29 councils for infrastructure projects that will help communities with growing visitor […]

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Pharmacy warfarin service benefits thousands

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Pharmacy warfarin service benefits thousands

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Pharmacy warfarin service benefits thousands Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a growing number of Kiwis are being supported to manage their blood thinning medication through a pharmacist-led scheme. “This Government has made providing care in the community and closer to home a priority,” says Dr […]

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124 years since NZ women got the vote

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Women  /  Comments Off on 124 years since NZ women got the vote

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: 124 years since NZ women got the vote Women’s Minister Paula Bennett is encouraging all New Zealanders to take some time tomorrow, on Suffrage Day, to reflect on women’s rights in New Zealand. “I’m so proud to live in a country that was the first […]

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Update on Marsden Point pipeline disruption

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Energy and Resources, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Update on Marsden Point pipeline disruption

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Update on Marsden Point pipeline disruption Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins says the Defence Force and government agencies are stepping up to help minimise disruption resulting from the Marsden Point pipeline being out of action. Ms Collins says top officials from government agencies have […]

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NZ to sign prohibition of nuclear weapons treaty

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ to sign prohibition of nuclear weapons treaty

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ to sign prohibition of nuclear weapons treaty Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee announced today New Zealand will sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons at a ceremony during the United Nations General Assembly in New York this week. New Zealand will sign the Treaty […]

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McClay says jobs at the heart of Latin American trade deal

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay says jobs at the heart of Latin American trade deal

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay says jobs at the heart of Latin American trade deal Trade Minister Todd McClay says a trade agreement with Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru could be worth 10,000 jobs to provincial New Zealand and will give Kiwis unprecedented access to fast-growing Latin American markets. […]

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Temporary disruption to Marsden Point pipeline

By   /  September 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Energy and Resources, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Temporary disruption to Marsden Point pipeline

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Temporary disruption to Marsden Point pipeline Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins has spoken to Refining NZ and the heads of fuel companies affected by the disruption to the Marsden Point pipeline to Auckland and offered Government support if it is required. A leak was […]

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Shingles vaccine on the way for elderly

By   /  September 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Shingles vaccine on the way for elderly

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Shingles vaccine on the way for elderly Jonathan Coleman | Health Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has welcomed news that Pharmac is on track to fund the vaccine for shingles (herpes zoster), as early as April 2018. “The introduction of a free shingles vaccine for over […]

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Shingles vaccine on the way for older New Zealanders

By   /  September 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Shingles vaccine on the way for older New Zealanders

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Shingles vaccine on the way for older New Zealanders Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has welcomed news that Pharmac is on track to fund the vaccine for shingles (herpes zoster), as early as April 2018. “The introduction of a free shingles vaccine for over 65’s would […]

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Soft plastics recycling scheme for Nelson

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Soft plastics recycling scheme for Nelson

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Soft plastics recycling scheme for Nelson The roll-out of a soft plastics recycling scheme in Nelson today means New World, Countdown and Pak’nSave supermarkets in the South Island will offer the service, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says. “The Love NZ Soft Plastics Recycling Programme […]

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NZ strongly condemns North Korea missile launch

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ strongly condemns North Korea missile launch

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ strongly condemns North Korea missile launch Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee is concerned by this morning’s launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea tracking over Japan – coming hot on the heels of threatening North Korean rhetoric directed to both Japan and the United […]

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Milestone reached in Kaikoura rail rebuild

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Milestone reached in Kaikoura rail rebuild

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Milestone reached in Kaikoura rail rebuild Freight is rolling again this morning on the South Island’s Main North Line, ten months after November’s Kaikoura earthquake, Transport Minister Simon Bridges announced today. The first train carrying goods into Christchurch from Picton is due to arrive in […]

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New Antarctic Science Platform announced

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation  /  Comments Off on New Antarctic Science Platform announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Antarctic Science Platform announced Minister of Foreign Affairs Gerry Brownlee and Minister of Science and Innovation Paul Goldsmith have today announced that Antarctica New Zealand, in partnership with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, will jointly develop a new Antarctic Science Platform. “With […]

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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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