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Japanese State Minister of Defence visits NZ

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Defence, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Japanese State Minister of Defence visits NZ

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Japanese State Minister of Defence visits NZ Defence Minister Mark Mitchell has held talks today with Japanese State Minister of Defence Kenji Wakamiya, who is conducting an official visit to New Zealand. “Japan is an increasingly important defence partner for New Zealand,” Mr Mitchell says. […]

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$30k to provide 150 mentoring opportunities

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release, Youth  /  Comments Off on $30k to provide 150 mentoring opportunities

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $30k to provide 150 mentoring opportunities Youth Minister Nikki Kaye today announced $30,000 of funding towards mentoring initiatives aimed at encouraging young people to explore potential career paths, develop career-related skills and transition to successful tertiary education. “Mentoring from a trusted advisor and confidant, who […]

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New appointments for Nature Heritage Fund Committee

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New appointments for Nature Heritage Fund Committee

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New appointments for Nature Heritage Fund Committee Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner today announced three appointments and two reappointments to the Nature Heritage Fund Committee. Jan Riddell (Winton) and Dr Gerry McSweeney (South Westland) have been reappointed to the Committee for two years. “As a […]

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Cycle safety improvements coming for Dunedin

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Cycle safety improvements coming for Dunedin

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Cycle safety improvements coming for Dunedin Work is set to start next month on a cycleway through central Dunedin that will improve safety for cyclists, pedestrians and all road users, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. “Fulton Hogan has been awarded an $8 million contract to […]

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DOC plans for Auckland Islands predator eradication

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on DOC plans for Auckland Islands predator eradication

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: DOC plans for Auckland Islands predator eradication The Department of Conservation is progressing plans to eradicate introduced predators on the Auckland Islands in the Subantarctic, Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says. A specialist team has been established to develop a feasibility study for the total eradication […]

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Funding for Stewart Island heritage centre

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Funding for Stewart Island heritage centre

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding for Stewart Island heritage centre A new purpose-built heritage centre on Stewart Island will receive more than $1 million in Government funding, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced in Oban today. “I’m very pleased to announce the Government is committing $1.08m […]

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Temporary accommodation opens in Waiau

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Building and Construction, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Temporary accommodation opens in Waiau

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Temporary accommodation opens in Waiau Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith and Hurunui District Mayor Winton Dalley have officially opened the Waiau temporary accommodation village for Hurunui residents whose homes were damaged in the Kaikōura Earthquake. “The Hurunui District was hard hit by the […]

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Lease paves way for major regeneration projects

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Lease paves way for major regeneration projects

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Lease paves way for major regeneration projects Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner is welcoming a lease agreement that will open up almost 70 hectares of land for key regeneration projects in Waimakariri. Sixty eight hectares of Crown-owned residential red zone land, in the […]

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NZ deployment to Korean Peninsula extended

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Defence, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ deployment to Korean Peninsula extended

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ deployment to Korean Peninsula extended New Zealand’s commitment to the United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission (UNCMAC) in South Korea will be extended for a further two years to 31 August 2019, Defence Minister Mark Mitchell announced today. The New Zealand Defence Force currently […]

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Concerns at Japan’s commercial whaling signal

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Concerns at Japan’s commercial whaling signal

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Concerns at Japan’s commercial whaling signal Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee says he’s concerned that Japan is driving towards overturning the long-standing global moratorium on commercial whaling. “New Zealand is extremely disappointed that Japan has passed new legislation that commits to subsidising its whaling fleet,” Mr Brownlee […]

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Land regulation drives Auckland house prices

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Land regulation drives Auckland house prices

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Land regulation drives Auckland house prices Land use regulation is responsible for up to 56 per cent of the cost of an average house in Auckland according to a new research report quantifying the impact of land use regulations, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. “This […]

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$280k Local Government Youth Partnership Fund open

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release, Youth  /  Comments Off on $280k Local Government Youth Partnership Fund open

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $280k Local Government Youth Partnership Fund open The $280,000 Local Government Youth Partnership Fund is open for applications, Youth Minister Nikki Kaye announced today. “This fund is about encouraging and supporting city, district and regional councils to partner with the Government, businesses and philanthropic and […]

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Funding for Blenheim’s ASB Theatre

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Funding for Blenheim’s ASB Theatre

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding for Blenheim’s ASB Theatre The ASB Theatre Complex in Blenheim will receive additional Government funding of $900,000, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced. “I am pleased to announce the Government will commit $900,000 to the project through the Regional Culture and […]

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Officers from all walks of life welcomed to Corrections

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Corrections, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Officers from all walks of life welcomed to Corrections

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Officers from all walks of life welcomed to Corrections Corrections Minister Louise Upston has welcomed more than 45 new frontline corrections officers to the team. The latest cohort graduating at a ceremony in Wellington today includes officers from Samoa, South Africa, the Philippines, India, the […]

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Private sector commits to closing the pay gap

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Women  /  Comments Off on Private sector commits to closing the pay gap

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Private sector commits to closing the pay gap Women’s Minister Paula Bennett has today released guidance for private sector companies about actions they can take to close their gender pay gap. “The Ministry for Women has spoken to 26 companies about their experiences and what […]

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More sole parents and young jobseekers moving off benefits

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on More sole parents and young jobseekers moving off benefits

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More sole parents and young jobseekers moving off benefits Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the number of people dependent on welfare continues to drop, with sole parents and young jobseekers leading the way in moving off benefits. “At the end of the quarter there […]

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New disability system a step closer

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Disability Issues, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New disability system a step closer

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New disability system a step closer Disability Issues and Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says a hard-working and talented group has produced a high-level design for the transformed disability support system. “The co-design group, which includes disabled people, worked intensively over several months to create […]

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Bolstering lifelong pathways for Northland youth

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Corrections, Education, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Bolstering lifelong pathways for Northland youth

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Bolstering lifelong pathways for Northland youth Minister Louise Upston will today host her second cross-sector employment breakfast in Northland in as many weeks, as the Government seeks to strengthen the links between educators and employers, and to match up relevant training opportunities for young people […]

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Air Force careers for women taking flight

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Defence, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Women  /  Comments Off on Air Force careers for women taking flight

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Air Force careers for women taking flight Women’s Minister Paula Bennett and Defence Minister Mark Mitchell are congratulating the Royal New Zealand Air Force for an initiative aimed at attracting more young women into the Air Force. The School to Skies programme highlights the range […]

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Outstanding Māori and Pasifika trainee teachers honoured

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Outstanding Māori and Pasifika trainee teachers honoured

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Outstanding Māori and Pasifika trainee teachers honoured Education Minister Nikki Kaye has congratulated 30 highly-accomplished Māori and Pasifika student teachers who have been awarded Kupe Scholarships. The prestigious scholarship aims to attract Māori and Pasifika high achievers to the teaching profession and support them to […]

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