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New partnerships to deliver 620 new youth development opportunities

By   /  August 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release, Youth  /  Comments Off on New partnerships to deliver 620 new youth development opportunities

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New partnerships to deliver 620 new youth development opportunities New partnerships to support DINE Academy Boot Camps and the Limitless Programme will see more than $425,000 invested to create over 600 new youth development opportunities, Youth Minister Nikki Kaye announced today. Dine Academy Boot Camps […]

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Applications to open for youth digital scholarships

By   /  August 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release, Youth  /  Comments Off on Applications to open for youth digital scholarships

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Applications to open for youth digital scholarships Youth Minister Nikki Kaye says applications will open tomorrow for the Youth Digital Enterprise Awards scheme, aimed at helping today’s young people become tomorrow’s digital entrepreneurs. “This scheme targets young people aged 12 to 18 years who have […]

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Govt rejects claims Pay Equity Bill will make things harder

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Workplace Relations and Safety  /  Comments Off on Govt rejects claims Pay Equity Bill will make things harder

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Govt rejects claims Pay Equity Bill will make things harder Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse has today rejected claims that the Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill currently before Parliament will make it harder to settle pay equity claims. “The Government shares […]

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Dunedin – largest new hospital build in NZ history

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Dunedin – largest new hospital build in NZ history

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Dunedin – largest new hospital build in NZ history Dunedin will get a new $1 billion plus hospital, in what will be the largest build of its type in New Zealand’s history, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says. Dr Coleman made the announcement with Prime Minister […]

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Kokako birdsong rings out in Kauri Coast forests

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Kokako birdsong rings out in Kauri Coast forests

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Kokako birdsong rings out in Kauri Coast forests Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says there’s been a more than thousand percent increase in the number of kokako in Kauri Coast forests since 1990 due to the continued use of 1080 and trapping. “An aerial 1080 drop […]

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Govt freeing up land in Queenstown

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Govt freeing up land in Queenstown

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Govt freeing up land in Queenstown The Government is extending the successful Crown Land Programme to Queenstown, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams announced today. “As it grows, Queenstown is facing challenges with housing supply. The average house price is the highest in the country at […]

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Agreements in principle signed with Whakatōhea and Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Christopher Finlayson, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations  /  Comments Off on Agreements in principle signed with Whakatōhea and Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Agreements in principle signed with Whakatōhea and Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua The Crown has signed agreements in principle to settle the historical Treaty grievances of Whakatōhea and Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson announced today. The agreements […]

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Budget 2017: Further $6 million investment in Bay of Plenty Schools

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release, Tim Macindoe  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: Further $6 million investment in Bay of Plenty Schools

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017: Further $6 million investment in Bay of Plenty Schools Around $6 million will be invested to build more new classrooms in the Tauranga area, say Education Minister Nikki Kaye and Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe. Mr Macindoe visited Tauranga Boys’ College today to […]

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$35m for advanced genomics research

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation  /  Comments Off on $35m for advanced genomics research

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $35m for advanced genomics research The Government will invest up to $35 million over seven years in Genomics Aotearoa, a new collaborative science organisation supporting advanced genomics research, Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith announced today. “Genomics is a fast-moving, data intensive research field that […]

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Kirkbride Trench officially open

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Kirkbride Trench officially open

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Kirkbride Trench officially open A new interchange and trench on State Highway 20A will make journeys between Auckland Airport and the city safer and more reliable, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. The Prime Minister and Minister of Transport officially opened the $160 million Kirkbride Trench […]

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Plan to raise achievement in maths and writing

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Plan to raise achievement in maths and writing

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Plan to raise achievement in maths and writing Education Minister Nikki Kaye today released a plan to support schools and early learning providers to lift achievement in maths and writing. Earlier this year the Government announced a new Better Public Service goal to have at […]

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Twenty new housing areas for Nelson, Tasman

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Building and Construction, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Twenty new housing areas for Nelson, Tasman

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Twenty new housing areas for Nelson, Tasman Housing supply in the Nelson-Tasman region has received a major boost with the establishment of 20 new Special Housing Areas (SHAs) with capacity for 1700 homes, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today. “The regional economy […]

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$4.25m for PM’s sport scholarships recipients

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on $4.25m for PM’s sport scholarships recipients

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $4.25m for PM’s sport scholarships recipients Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has congratulated the recipients of this year’s Prime Minister’s Sport Scholarships. “The Prime Minister’s Scholarships provide financial assistance to outstanding athletes, coaches, officials and support team members as they juggle the demands of […]

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Deed of Settlement signed with Ngāti Hei

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Christopher Finlayson, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations  /  Comments Off on Deed of Settlement signed with Ngāti Hei

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Deed of Settlement signed with Ngāti Hei The Crown has signed a deed of settlement with Ngāti Hei settling the iwi’s historical Treaty claims, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson announced today. “Ngāti Hei suffered significant land loss as a result of transactions […]

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Social Workers Registration Legislation Bill passes first reading

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, children, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Social Workers Registration Legislation Bill passes first reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Social Workers Registration Legislation Bill passes first reading Mandatory registration for social workers is a step closer today with the Bill passing its first reading in Parliament, says Minister for Social Development and Minister for Children Anne Tolley. “The Social Workers Registration Legislation Bill will […]

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Annual review of Regeneration Act tabled

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Annual review of Regeneration Act tabled

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Annual review of Regeneration Act tabled An annual review confirms the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 is working appropriately and flexibly, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says. The review, presented to the House today, does not recommend any amendments. “While we don’t need […]

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Further Release of individual client level data documents

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, client, data, documents, individual, level, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, release, Social Issues  /  Comments Off on Further Release of individual client level data documents

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Further Release of individual client level data documents 17 August 2017. MSD has today released more documents relating to the collection of individual client data, under the Official Information Act. The documents released today contain a range of material, including internal emails and […]

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New HOM to Ethiopia and the African Union

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New HOM to Ethiopia and the African Union

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New HOM to Ethiopia and the African Union Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has today announced Mark Ramsden will be New Zealand’s next Ambassador to Ethiopia and the African Union “Our relationship with Ethiopia and the African Union has strengthened considerably since New Zealand established a diplomatic […]

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McClay – Government approves TPP11 mandate

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay – Government approves TPP11 mandate

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay – Government approves TPP11 mandate The Government has approved a negotiating mandate for Trans-Pacific Partnership 11 (TPP11), which will ensure New Zealand businesses remain competitive in overseas markets. Trade Minister Todd McClay says New Zealand will be pushing for the minimal number of changes […]

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$9m redevelopment of Mana College, Porirua

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release, Tim Macindoe  /  Comments Off on $9m redevelopment of Mana College, Porirua

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $9m redevelopment of Mana College, Porirua Around $9 million will be invested to redevelop Mana College in Porirua, say Education Minister Nikki Kaye and Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe. Minister Kaye visited the school this morning to make the announcement, along with the Prime Minister, […]

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