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Invasive estuary weed close to eradication

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Invasive estuary weed close to eradication

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Invasive estuary weed close to eradication Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says DOC is on the brink of eradicating the invasive weed Spartina in the Marlborough Sounds and Golden Bay. “Spartina, one of the Dirty Dozen weeds targeted in the War on Weeds 2017, clogs waterways. […]

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Coleman to visit Melbourne

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Coleman to visit Melbourne

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Coleman to visit Melbourne Health Minister and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman is travelling to Melbourne to take part in a meeting of Health Ministers. Dr Coleman will attend the Council of Australian Governments Health Council meeting, along with Australian Commonwealth Health Minister Greg […]

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Anti-money laundering Bill passes first reading

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Anti-money laundering Bill passes first reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Anti-money laundering Bill passes first reading A Bill to tackle money laundering and curb funding of terrorism has passed its first reading in Parliament today with unanimous support, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. The Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Amendment Bill will […]

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Bill to improve and strengthen tax rules passes

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Revenue  /  Comments Off on Bill to improve and strengthen tax rules passes

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Bill to improve and strengthen tax rules passes A Bill  to improve and strengthen the tax rules passed its third reading today, Revenue Minister Judith Collins says. “Building a more competitive and productive economy for New Zealanders is a priority for this Government. “Making sure […]

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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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New funding for biosecurity and pest management

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on New funding for biosecurity and pest management

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New funding for biosecurity and pest management Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed six new biosecurity and pest management projects that have received funding in the latest Ministry for Primary Industries’ Sustainable Farming Fund round. The six projects have been approved for total funding […]

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Government to amend Racing Act 2003

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Racing, release  /  Comments Off on Government to amend Racing Act 2003

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government to amend Racing Act 2003 Racing Minister Nathan Guy has today announced plans to amend the Racing Act 2003 and enable the introduction of charges for offshore betting operators.     “These changes will help create a more level playing field for the TAB in the […]

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Call for clinicians to share ‘disruptive’ ideas

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Call for clinicians to share ‘disruptive’ ideas

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Call for clinicians to share ‘disruptive’ ideas Health Minister Jonathan Coleman is calling on clinicians to share their ideas on how technology can transform patient care. “Clinicians have an insider’s view of where innovation can be applied to improve healthcare services,” says Dr Coleman. “A […]

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Housing First launches to help Auckland’s homeless

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Housing First launches to help Auckland’s homeless

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Housing First launches to help Auckland’s homeless A new initiative aimed at ending homelessness in Auckland has officially kicked off. Today Social Housing Minister Amy Adams and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff launched Housing First Auckland, which aims to house 472 homeless Aucklanders and provide wrap-around […]

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Renewables continue upwards, greenhouse gases fall 35 per cent

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Revenue  /  Comments Off on Renewables continue upwards, greenhouse gases fall 35 per cent

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Renewables continue upwards, greenhouse gases fall 35 per cent The amount of electricity generated from renewables in New Zealand grew to 88 per cent in the three months to December 2016, building on increases seen in previous quarters, Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins says. […]

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Getting patients with major trauma to the right hospital quicker

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACC, Health, Jonathan Coleman, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Getting patients with major trauma to the right hospital quicker

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Getting patients with major trauma to the right hospital quicker Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and ACC Minister Michael Woodhouse say hundreds will benefit from a new major trauma policy which will see patients taken to the most appropriate hospital more quickly. “The Government is focused […]

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Ceremony to mark $9m Thorndon School redevelopment

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Ceremony to mark $9m Thorndon School redevelopment

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ceremony to mark $9m Thorndon School redevelopment A ceremony at lunchtime today will usher in the construction phase of the $9 million redevelopment of Thorndon School in Wellington, says Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye. “The designs for this project have now been finalised, and they […]

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Dog neutering campaigns rolling out nationwide

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Jacqui Dean, Local Government, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Dog neutering campaigns rolling out nationwide

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Dog neutering campaigns rolling out nationwide The Government has approved grants to 32 territorial authorities to subsidise neutering for menacing dogs, Associate Minister for Local Government Jacqui Dean has announced today. An $850,000 pool of Government funding to subsidise neutering is part of the national […]

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World leading NZ research is improving stroke patients rehabilitation

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation  /  Comments Off on World leading NZ research is improving stroke patients rehabilitation

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: World leading NZ research is improving stroke patients rehabilitation Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith says new internationally-recognised research that aims to improve rehabilitation of people after they have a stroke is an important step forward. “Around 9,000 people have […]

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Minister returns to Baghdad and Camp Taji

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Defence, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Minister returns to Baghdad and Camp Taji

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister returns to Baghdad and Camp Taji Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has paid his third visit to NZ Defence Force troops training members of the Iraqi Security Forces at Camp Taji, near Baghdad. Mr Brownlee arrived back in Dubai this morning, accompanied by Chief of […]

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Restorative justice benefitting victims

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Restorative justice benefitting victims

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Restorative justice benefitting victims The vast majority of victims who participated in restorative justice benefitted from the process, according to a survey released today by Justice Minister Amy Adams. Restorative justice conferences are face-to-face meetings between victims and offenders, where they can discuss the crime […]

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2017 Block Offer petroleum tender launched

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Energy and Resources, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on 2017 Block Offer petroleum tender launched

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: 2017 Block Offer petroleum tender launched New Zealand is well-placed to take advantage of the economic benefits of oil and gas exploration, Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins announced today at the launch of the 2017 Block Offer petroleum tender. “The global exploration and production […]

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$400m Huawei investment will promote innovation and create opportunities

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communications, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on $400m Huawei investment will promote innovation and create opportunities

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $400m Huawei investment will promote innovation and create opportunities A major investment announced by Huawei today will support our efforts to build an innovative, world leading economy, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith say. Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturer, Huawei, […]

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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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Ministers to host Family Violence Summit

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Ministers to host Family Violence Summit

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ministers to host Family Violence Summit A national summit on family violence will be hosted by Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley in Wellington on June 7. “We know that family violence is a significant and complex issue in New Zealand, […]

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