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Ministers welcome OAG Border Sector report

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Customs, Immigration, Michael Woodhouse, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Tim Macindoe  /  Comments Off on Ministers welcome OAG Border Sector report

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ministers welcome OAG Border Sector report Border sector Ministers have welcomed a new report by the Office of the Auditor-General published today on the use of information at New Zealand’s ports, and say their agencies will continue to work closely to protect our borders. “This […]

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Health volunteers celebrated at annual awards

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Health volunteers celebrated at annual awards

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Health volunteers celebrated at annual awards Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has announced the Wellington Hospitals Volunteer Service as the overall winner of the 2017 Minister of Health Volunteer Awards.  “The Health Volunteer Awards celebrate and recognise the thousands of dedicated health sector volunteers who give […]

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NZ to share its disaster management expertise

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ to share its disaster management expertise

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ to share its disaster management expertise Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced New Zealand will provide a workshop in Barbados to help upskill the Caribbean in disaster risk management. “New Zealand knows that having the right people with the right skills in place before an event […]

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New Corrections officers from around the world

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Corrections officers from around the world

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Corrections officers from around the world Corrections Minister Louise Upston has welcomed nearly 60 new frontline Corrections officers from all over the world who graduated today. The latest cohort includes officers from Sri Lanka, China, India, Tonga, South Africa, the Cook Islands, the Czech […]

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New Zealand gains formal access into China for blood products

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand gains formal access into China for blood products

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand gains formal access into China for blood products China has approved formal access for New Zealand bovine blood products into the Chinese market, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced today. Access has been approved by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection […]

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Supporting world class health research in NZ

Published By   /  June 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 Supporting world class health research in NZ

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Supporting world class health research in NZ Minister of Health Jonathan Coleman and Minister of Science and Innovation Paul Goldsmith today launched New Zealand’s first Health Research Strategy which aims to increase the excellence and impact of government investment in health research. “Investment in health […]

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New Zealand to join Marrakesh Treaty

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Disability Issues, Jacqui Dean, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand to join Marrakesh Treaty

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand to join Marrakesh Treaty The Government will join an international treaty to improve access to written materials for blind and visually impaired New Zealanders, Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner and Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean say. The Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate […]

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Waste tyres to be used in cement manufacture

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Waste tyres to be used in cement manufacture

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Waste tyres to be used in cement manufacture Millions of waste tyres each year are to be used to manufacture cement as part of a wider Government plan to address the environmental problems of end of life tyres, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith announced at […]

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$258,000 for Whangarei Falls project

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $258,000 for Whangarei Falls project

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $258,000 for Whangarei Falls project A Northland Regional Council project to improve water quality at Otuihau/Whangarei Falls has received a $258,000 Community Environment Fund grant, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today. “This grant will enable the Council to continue to improve the water quality […]

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Better protection for creditors from tax debtors

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Revenue  /  Comments Off on Better protection for creditors from tax debtors

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Better protection for creditors from tax debtors Creditors are poised to receive greater protection from businesses owing debts of more than $150,000 as the Government has now set a threshold for reportable tax debt, Revenue Minister Judith Collins says. Changes to the law earlier this […]

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Contempt of court report welcomed

Published By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Contempt of court report welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Contempt of court report welcomed Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams has today tabled the Law Commission’s report on proposals to modernise New Zealand’s contempt of court laws. “Contempt law is intended to protect the integrity of the justice system and maintain public confidence in […]

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Online job ads continue growing strongly

Published By   /  June 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 Online job ads continue growing strongly

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Online job ads continue growing strongly Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith says the latest Jobs Online report shows strong growth in online job advertisements at 11.8 per cent in the year to May. The report, released today by the Ministry of Business, […]

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NZ to help Pacific combat money laundering

Published By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ to help Pacific combat money laundering

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ to help Pacific combat money laundering Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced a significant boost to support Pacific island countries comply with international anti-money laundering standards. New Zealand is providing $3.6 million to the Asia-Pacific Group on Money Laundering. “The Group is a collaborative […]

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Group appointed to develop new code of conduct for financial advice

Published By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Jacqui Dean, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Group appointed to develop new code of conduct for financial advice

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Group appointed to develop new code of conduct for financial advice Nine people have been appointed to a working group to develop the new code of conduct for financial advice, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean announced today. “The new code of conduct will […]

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Settlement of Kaikōura claims progressing well

Published By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Earthquake Commission, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Settlement of Kaikōura claims progressing well

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Settlement of Kaikōura claims progressing well The Minister Responsible for the Earthquake Commission Gerry Brownlee says settlement offers for the majority of claims from the Kaikōura earthquake are on track to be made by the end of the year. In the wake of the magnitude […]

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Funding approved for Auckland’s Lincoln Road improvements

Published By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Funding approved for Auckland’s Lincoln Road improvements

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding approved for Auckland’s Lincoln Road improvements Transport Minister Simon Bridges is welcoming the approval of $46.4 million in advanced funding by the NZ Transport Agency to Auckland Transport for the construction of the Lincoln Road Corridor Improvements Project. “This is great news for Aucklanders. […]

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$6m for more youth enterprise initiatives

Published By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release, Youth  /  Comments Off on $6m for more youth enterprise initiatives

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $6m for more youth enterprise initiatives Youth Minister Nikki Kaye tonight announced details of the $6 million investment over four years under Budget 2017 to fund more youth enterprise initiatives. Ms Kaye made the announcement at Victoria University’s Rutherford Building in Wellington, where eight teams […]

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Legislation Bill introduced

Published By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Attorney-General, Christopher Finlayson, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Legislation Bill introduced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Legislation Bill introduced A bill to improve public access to the law has been introduced to Parliament, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today. “This Government is committed to producing an accessible, clear and up-to-date statute book,” Mr Finlayson said. “The Legislation Bill will make it easier […]

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Disability Rights Commissioner appointed

Published By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Disability Rights Commissioner appointed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Disability Rights Commissioner appointed Disability advocate and former paralympian Paula Tesoriero has been appointed as the Human Rights Commission’s next Disability Rights Commissioner, Associate Justice Minister Mark Mitchell announced today. The position of Disabilities Rights Commissioner was created by an amendment to the Human Rights […]

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Shortlist announced for Christchurch social housing transfer

Published By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Finance, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Shortlist announced for Christchurch social housing transfer

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Shortlist announced for Christchurch social housing transfer Three Community Housing Providers have been given the opportunity to present formal proposals to take over up to 2500 Housing New Zealand properties and tenancies in Christchurch, the Government announced today. This follows an invitation in April for […]

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