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Care & support workers’ pay equity legislation passes 1st reading

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Care & support workers’ pay equity legislation passes 1st reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Care & support workers’ pay equity legislation passes 1st reading Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a bill which will ensure 55,000 care and support workers receive their share in a $2 billion pay rise has passed its first reading. The Care and Support Worker (Pay […]

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Rocket launch a huge step for New Zealand’s space industry

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Rocket launch a huge step for New Zealand’s space industry

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Rocket launch a huge step for New Zealand’s space industry Minister for Economic Development Simon Bridges has congratulated the team at Rocket Lab on the successful launch of their first test rocket on the Mahia Peninsula. “Today’s successful launch is a major milestone in the […]

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Speech to National Cross Sector Forum – $1.5 billion Budget boost for education

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Speech to National Cross Sector Forum – $1.5 billion Budget boost for education

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Speech to National Cross Sector Forum – $1.5 billion Budget boost for education Tēnā koutou katoa. Welcome. It’s a pleasure to be here today to talk about my first Budget as Education Minister. I am honoured to be here with so many people dedicated to […]

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Budget 2017 invests $3.4m in Pitt Island Wharf

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017 invests $3.4m in Pitt Island Wharf

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017 invests $3.4m in Pitt Island Wharf The Government is investing $3.4 million of new operating funding over the next four years in Budget 2017 to complete works for the Pitt Island Wharf resilience programme on the Chatham Islands. “The Pitt Island Wharf is […]

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Māori Land Service to support land owners

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Maori Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Te Ururoa Flavell  /  Comments Off on Māori Land Service to support land owners

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Māori Land Service to support land owners Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell says $31 million of funding will be dedicated to establish phase one of the Māori Land Service. “The Māori Land Service will usher in a new era for Māori landowners getting the […]

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More jobs in Māori tourism and regions

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Maori Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Te Ururoa Flavell  /  Comments Off on More jobs in Māori tourism and regions

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More jobs in Māori tourism and regions Māori tourism operators will be able to create new employment opportunities for whānau with $10 million of operating funding over four years in this year’s Budget, Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell says. “A big driver for tourists […]

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$21m boost for Māori language and culture

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Maori Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Te Ururoa Flavell  /  Comments Off on $21m boost for Māori language and culture

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $21m boost for Māori language and culture Budget 2017 will provide an extra $21 million of operating funding for Māori language initiatives to support the continued revitalisation of te reo and Māori culture, Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell says. $5 million of new funding […]

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$28m boost for whānau-centred initiatives

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Te Ururoa Flavell, Whanau Ora  /  Comments Off on $28m boost for whānau-centred initiatives

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $28m boost for whānau-centred initiatives More whānau will get access to Whānau Ora support across the country with the injection of $10 million of new operating funding over four years in this year’s Budget, Whānau Ora Minister Te Ururoa Flavell says. The funding is in […]

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$4.5m to explore census transformation

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Scott Simpson, Statistics  /  Comments Off on $4.5m to explore census transformation

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $4.5m to explore census transformation $4.5 million of new operating funding over the next three years will allow Stats NZ to explore new ways of obtaining and providing census information without the expense and inconvenience to New Zealanders of a full five-year census, Statistics Minister […]

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$10.2m to improve financial capability of young New Zealanders

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Jacqui Dean, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $10.2m to improve financial capability of young New Zealanders

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $10.2m to improve financial capability of young New Zealanders Budget 2017 is investing $10.2 million of operating funding over the next four years for initiatives to improve the financial capability of young New Zealanders, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean says. “This additional funding […]

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$982m funding boost for Defence

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Defence, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $982m funding boost for Defence

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $982m funding boost for Defence New Zealand’s Defence Force will receive a $406 million boost in operating funding over four years and $576 million in capital as part of Budget 2017, says Defence Minister Mark Mitchell. “It is vital that the New Zealand Defence Force […]

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$81.8m for Community Corrections and prisoner rehabilitation

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Corrections, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $81.8m for Community Corrections and prisoner rehabilitation

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $81.8m for Community Corrections and prisoner rehabilitation Budget 2017 invests $81.8 million of new operating funding over four years to help manage offenders serving sentences in the community and to improve prisoner rehabilitation, Corrections Minister Louise Upston says. $51.6 million in funding will enable Community […]

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$81.9m for excellent high impact science

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation  /  Comments Off on $81.9m for excellent high impact science

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $81.9m for excellent high impact science Budget 2017 will invest an additional $81.9 million of new operating funding over four years to support high-impact, mission-led programmes of science through the Endeavour Fund, Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith says. “The Endeavour Fund supports excellent, higher-risk […]

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$132.1m investment in tertiary education

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on $132.1m investment in tertiary education

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $132.1m investment in tertiary education Budget 2017 invests $132.1 million of new operating funding to develop the skills and knowledge needed for a stronger and more internationally connected New Zealand economy, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith says. “To help Kiwis succeed we […]

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$40.5m for strategic science investment

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation  /  Comments Off on $40.5m for strategic science investment

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $40.5m for strategic science investment $40.5 million of new operating funding in Budget 2017 will help to reduce the risk to life from natural disasters and hazards, and explore the unique environment of Antarctica, Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith says. The new funding is […]

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$21.2m to tell New Zealand’s stories and news

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Budget 2017, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $21.2m to tell New Zealand’s stories and news

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $21.2m to tell New Zealand’s stories and news Budget 2017 includes a significant investment in Radio New Zealand, as well as new funding to support the understanding of our most important national stories, Ms Barry says. Radio New Zealand will receive an additional $11.4 million […]

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Budget 2017 addresses black hole expenditure

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Revenue  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017 addresses black hole expenditure

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017 addresses black hole expenditure Many business expenses currently written off as black hole expenditure would become tax deductible under proposals released as part of Budget 2017, Revenue Minister Judith Collins says. “Some costs of investigating the viability of a new proposal or project […]

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Conservation spending keeps growing

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Conservation spending keeps growing

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Conservation spending keeps growing Budget 2017 invests an additional $107.8 million to strengthen conservation programmes and manage tourism growth on public conservation land, Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says. “This funding continues the Government’s commitment to Predator Free 2050 with a range of specific initiatives to […]

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Initiatives for environment and infrastructure

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Building and Construction, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Initiatives for environment and infrastructure

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Initiatives for environment and infrastructure The Government is committing additional funding in Budget 2017 to implement some of its key environmental and infrastructure initiatives, Environment and Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith says. “The new funding in Budget 2017 is focused on putting in […]

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$456.5m investment in school property

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release, Tim Macindoe  /  Comments Off on $456.5m investment in school property

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $456.5m investment in school property School capacity across New Zealand will increase significantly as a result of $392.4 million of capital funding and $64.1 million of operating funding over four years, Education Minister Nikki Kaye and Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe say. “This will provide […]

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