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Ministers applaud successful Lions Series

By   /  July 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Economic Development, Jonathan Coleman, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Ministers applaud successful Lions Series

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ministers applaud successful Lions Series Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have applauded the successful DHL New Zealand Lions Series after the final test last night at Eden Park. “Last night’s dramatic […]

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Sports board appointees step up to the plate

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Sports board appointees step up to the plate

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Sports board appointees step up to the plate Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has today announced a suite of new appointments to a range of sports boards. “I believe that strong leadership which sets a clear strategic direction is important for our sport boards […]

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Govt to invest $5m in Team New Zealand

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Govt to invest $5m in Team New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Govt to invest $5m in Team New Zealand The Government will invest $5 million in Emirates Team New Zealand to ensure it can retain key staff while planning is underway for the next America’s Cup regatta, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sports and Recreation […]

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Sport and rec volunteers answer the call

By   /  June 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Sport and rec volunteers answer the call

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Sport and rec volunteers answer the call Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman says our nation’s sporting volunteers are stepping up to the plate and it is important to recognise their efforts during National Volunteer Week, which runs from 18-24 June. “Nearly a quarter of […]

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New report highlights importance of how we eat

By   /  June 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on New report highlights importance of how we eat

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New report highlights importance of how we eat Health Minister and Sport & Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has welcomed the release of ‘How We Eat’, a report that assesses evidence on eating behaviours and their influence on diet and body size. “We all know a […]

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Ministers welcome Lions Series kick-off

By   /  June 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Economic Development, Jonathan Coleman, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Ministers welcome Lions Series kick-off

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ministers welcome Lions Series kick-off Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry welcome the kick-off of the DHL NZ Lions Series 2017. The New Zealand Lions Series 2017 will take place from 3 […]

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Supporting families to raise healthy kids

By   /  May 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Supporting families to raise healthy kids

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Supporting families to raise healthy kids Health Minister and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has released the ‘Sit Less, Move More, Sleep Well: Active play guidelines for under-fives’. “Regular active play and good quality sleep are important to every child’s health and development, but […]

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Congrats to Sport and Recreation Awards finalists

By   /  May 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Congrats to Sport and Recreation Awards finalists

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Congrats to Sport and Recreation Awards finalists Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has acknowledged the finalists at the tenth anniversary of the Sport and Recreation Awards. “These annual awards, hosted by Sport NZ, celebrate the contribution and dedication of individuals, clubs, regional and national […]

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Minister supports stronger anti-doping regulation at world forum

By   /  May 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Minister supports stronger anti-doping regulation at world forum

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister supports stronger anti-doping regulation at world forum “The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has an important role in setting the rules and ensuring they are followed around the world,” says Dr Coleman. “We need to bolster WADA’s ability to operate as an effective regulator on […]

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Coleman to attend WHO and WADA meetings

By   /  May 16, 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 attend WHO and WADA meetings

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Coleman to attend WHO and WADA meetings Health Minister and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman is to attend the World Health Assembly (WHA) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) meeting. “I will be leaving tomorrow for the 70th WHA in Geneva, Switzerland, where I […]

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Big Change Starts Small – tackling obesity

By   /  May 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Big Change Starts Small – tackling obesity

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Big Change Starts Small – tackling obesity Health Minister and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes the return of an awareness campaign which encourages families to make small changes to help tackle childhood obesity. “Obesity is particularly concerning in children as it is associated […]

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NZ Lions Series – rugby fever hits classrooms

By   /  May 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on NZ Lions Series – rugby fever hits classrooms

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ Lions Series – rugby fever hits classrooms Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes the launch of the NZ Lions Series 2017 education programme for schools. “The NZ Lions Series is an iconic event, attracting over 20,000 international visitors as well as passionate support […]

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Sport Wellington first to gain Governance Mark

By   /  May 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Sport Wellington first to gain Governance Mark

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Sport Wellington first to gain Governance Mark Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman awarded Sport Wellington with the first Governance Mark in Wellington yesterday. “It is great that Sport Wellington have become the first to achieve the Governance Mark. This is a clear signal that […]

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Successful World Masters Games wraps up

By   /  April 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Successful World Masters Games wraps up

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Successful World Masters Games wraps up Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman congratulate organisers and participants on the outstanding success of the World Masters Games 2017 as the games draw to a close at a ceremony in Auckland today. […]

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Rugby 2017 Festival programme launched

By   /  April 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Jonathan Coleman, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Rugby 2017 Festival programme launched

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Rugby 2017 Festival programme launched Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have today launched the Rugby 2017 Festival. “Rugby 2017 Festival is a program of engaging activities for fans that will run alongside the DHL New Zealand […]

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New appointment to support physical activity and nutrition in schools

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Health, Hekia Parata, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on New appointment to support physical activity and nutrition in schools

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New appointment to support physical activity and nutrition in schools Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Education Minister Hekia Parata have welcomed the appointment of Professor Grant Schofield, as the Ministry of Education’s first Chief Education Health and Nutrition Advisor. “Obesity is a serious issue threatening […]

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Runs on the board for gender equality in cricket

By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Runs on the board for gender equality in cricket

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Runs on the board for gender equality in cricket Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman will tonight acknowledge steps being taken to improve gender equality in cricket at the ANZ New Zealand Cricket Awards. “It is a credit to New Zealand Cricket that they are […]

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Congrats to Special Olympics team

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Disability Issues, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Congrats to Special Olympics team

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Congrats to Special Olympics team Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman and Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner say the New Zealand Special Olympics team should be extremely proud of its outstanding results at the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games held in Graz, Austria. “The […]

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Coleman to visit Melbourne

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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New rugby league programme for schools

By   /  March 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on New rugby league programme for schools

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New rugby league programme for schools Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has today launched a new Rugby League Education programme at Auckland’s Birkdale North School. “The Rugby League World Cup 2017 Education Resource is a range of curriculum-based learning and teaching resources for primary […]

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