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‘Wild Creations’ – artists with a conservation connection

Published By   /  May 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on ‘Wild Creations’ – artists with a conservation connection

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: ‘Wild Creations’ – artists with a conservation connection Our unique natural heritage is set to inspire New Zealand artists through an initiative announced today by the Minister of Conservation and the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry. “Wild Creations will offer a range […]

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Heritage NZ and Maori Heritage Council changes

Published By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Heritage NZ and Maori Heritage Council changes

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Heritage NZ and Maori Heritage Council changes Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced the appointment of four new members to the Heritage New Zealand Board and to the Māori Heritage Council. “The new members of the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Board […]

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Taranaki walk to support economic development

Published By   /  May 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Economic Development, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Taranaki walk to support economic development

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Taranaki walk to support economic development A $3.4 million investment into the Taranaki Crossing is part of the Government’s plan to boost growth in Taranaki, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Conservation Minister Maggie Barry say. The investment will over time form part of Taranaki’s […]

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Certainty of funding for Outdoor Recreation Consortium

Published By   /  May 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Certainty of funding for Outdoor Recreation Consortium

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Certainty of funding for Outdoor Recreation Consortium The Outdoor Recreation Consortium, which has been lovingly restoring and maintaining huts and tracks in the remote backcountry, is being given certainty of funding for the next two years. The Minister of Conservation Maggie Barry has announced that […]

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DOC funded to protect and enhance conservation estate

Published By   /  May 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on DOC funded to protect and enhance conservation estate

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: DOC funded to protect and enhance conservation estate Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says DOC is fully able to do its job of protecting precious native species while also managing the increasing number of tourists coming to New Zealand. In the past week, Minister Barry has […]

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DOC Community Fund Round 4 opens

Published By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on DOC Community Fund Round 4 opens

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: DOC Community Fund Round 4 opens Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says the fourth round of a multi-million-dollar fund to support community conservation projects opens for applications today. “The DOC Community Fund was set up three years ago to distribute $26 million over four years and […]

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Budget 2017: $21m to Battle for our Birds

Published By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: $21m to Battle for our Birds

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017: $21m to Battle for our Birds Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says DOC will fight this year’s beech forest mast year increase in rat and stoat numbers with a $21.3 million war chest from Budget 2017 for the Battle for our Birds control campaign. […]

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Budget 2017: $303.9m for New Zealand Screen grants

Published By   /  May 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Economic Development, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: $303.9m for New Zealand Screen grants

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017: $303.9m for New Zealand Screen grants Budget 2017 will see $303.9 million allocated to support the continuation of the New Zealand screen industry production grants, both globally and domestically, say Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry. […]

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DOC & Botanic Gardens unite to fight diseases like Myrtle Rust

Published By   /  May 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on DOC & Botanic Gardens unite to fight diseases like Myrtle Rust

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: DOC & Botanic Gardens unite to fight diseases like Myrtle Rust The Department of Conservation and Botanic Gardens in New Zealand are joining forces to protect endangered native plant species from diseases such as Myrtle Rust. Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has signed a Memorandum of […]

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Call to action to save threatened species

Published By   /  May 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Call to action to save threatened species

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Call to action to save threatened species Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has issued a “call to action” for the nation to get behind efforts to protect New Zealand’s threatened native plants and animals. Minister Barry launched the Department of Conservation’s draft Threatened Species Strategy at […]

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Battle of Passchendaele competition launched

Published By   /  May 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Education, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Battle of Passchendaele competition launched

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Battle of Passchendaele competition launched Ten senior students will get the opportunity to join the 100th anniversary commemorations of the Battle of Passchendaele in Belgium later this year, as part of a competition for schools and kura, Education Minister Nikki Kaye and Minister for Arts, […]

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Minister announces Creative NZ appointments

Published By   /  May 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Minister announces Creative NZ appointments

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister announces Creative NZ appointments Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced the appointment of Michael Moynahan as the new chair of Creative New Zealand. “Michael has a long association with literature throughout his 25 year career in publishing including as CEO of […]

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Trap upgrade to protect endangered parakeet

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Trap upgrade to protect endangered parakeet

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Trap upgrade to protect endangered parakeet Conservation Minister Maggie Barry and Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner have announced a major upgrade and extension to the trap network in Canterbury to protect the critically endangered orange-fronted parakeet. “This bird is the rarest of our five parakeet […]

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Māori Battalion’s D Company historian appointed

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Education, Hekia Parata, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Māori Battalion’s D Company historian appointed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Māori Battalion’s D Company historian appointed The history of the 28th Māori Battalion’s D Company will be documented by Harawira Craig Pearless, Education Minister Hekia Parata and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have announced. Ms Parata, who is also the Chair of the […]

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Rugby 2017 Festival programme launched

Published 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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Haast welcomes the return of tokoeka kiwi

Published By   /  April 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Haast welcomes the return of tokoeka kiwi

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Haast welcomes the return of tokoeka kiwi Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says 11 of New Zealand’s rarest kiwi have been returned home to the Haast Kiwi Sanctuary today. “These young tokoeka kiwi were removed from Haast before they hatched and taken to the West Coast […]

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NZ artists at prestigious contemporary exhibition

Published By   /  April 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ artists at prestigious contemporary exhibition

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ artists at prestigious contemporary exhibition Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has congratulated three New Zealand artists whose work will be exhibited at documenta –  breaking new ground  for New Zealand art at one of the world’s most highly regarded contemporary art exhibitions. […]

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Pukeahu National War Memorial Park wins prestigious landscape award

Published By   /  April 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Pukeahu National War Memorial Park wins prestigious landscape award

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Pukeahu National War Memorial Park wins prestigious landscape award Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says Pukeahu National War Memorial Park’s overall win at this year’s New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architecture annual awards is a fitting accolade for this special place of remembrance. […]

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Protecting vulnerable native species with 1080 gets results

Published By   /  April 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Protecting vulnerable native species with 1080 gets results

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Protecting vulnerable native species with 1080 gets results Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says successful breeding results for several of our most vulnerable native birds come as a result of using 1080 to kill predators. “New results from a five-year study of South Island kākā nesting […]

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Extra protection for Tāne Mahuta

Published By   /  April 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Extra protection for Tāne Mahuta

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Extra protection for Tāne Mahuta Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has announced the temporary closure from today of the track leading to Tāne Mahuta, to install a footwear cleaning station as extra protection against kauri dieback for New Zealand’s largest kauri. “Kauri dieback is the single […]

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