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More student loan defaulters paying up

Published By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Revenue, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on More student loan defaulters paying up

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More student loan defaulters paying up Revenue Minister Judith Collins and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith say they are encouraged to see a marked increase in overseas student loan defaulters contacting Inland Revenue and taking steps to pay off their loans. Since […]

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Runs on the board for gender equality in cricket

Published 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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$65k for 640 youth development opportunities

Published By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release, Youth  /  Comments Off on $65k for 640 youth development opportunities

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $65k for 640 youth development opportunities Seven youth sector organisations will share a total of $65,000 funding to help them provide new youth development opportunities for around 640 young people, Youth Minister Nikki Kaye announced today. “This funding is about supporting more leadership, volunteering and […]

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Red zone use encouraged as Outline approved

Published By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Gerry Brownlee, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Red zone use encouraged as Outline approved

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Red zone use encouraged as Outline approved The Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Gerry Brownlee has approved the first phase of future land use decisions for Christchurch’s Avon River Corridor red zone. On March 23, Regenerate Christchurch provided Mr Brownlee with a draft Outline for […]

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Regions continue to grow strongly

Published By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Regions continue to grow strongly

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Regions continue to grow strongly The latest regional growth statistics show 12 out of New Zealand’s 15 regions grew in the year to March 2016, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges says. The GDP statistics for New Zealand’s fifteen regions were released by Statistics New Zealand […]

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Waikato-Tainui continue to break the mould

Published By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Maori Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Te Ururoa Flavell  /  Comments Off on Waikato-Tainui continue to break the mould

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato-Tainui continue to break the mould Mr Flavell visited the Waikato River Festival, the launch of a new Drivers Licence Grant and meeting with graduands of the Waikato Beekeepers Training Collective today. The Minister says, the talents of Waikato-Tainui people and building partnerships with local […]

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Trans-Tasman cable improves connectivity

Published By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communications, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Trans-Tasman cable improves connectivity

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Trans-Tasman cable improves connectivity Communications Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed today’s announcement that the Tasman Global Access cable is up and running, enhancing New Zealand’s telecommunications resilience and global connectivity. Running between Raglan and Sydney, the new standalone cable will provide an alternative to the […]

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Minister leads delegation to Texas and Silicon Valley

Published By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Energy and Resources, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Minister leads delegation to Texas and Silicon Valley

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister leads delegation to Texas and Silicon Valley Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins is leading a petroleum sector trade delegation to Texas and an electricity sector trade delegation to Silicon Valley next week. Ms Collins will be accompanied by a petroleum sector delegation, which […]

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Minister welcomes 29 per cent lift in business R&D

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation  /  Comments Off on Minister welcomes 29 per cent lift in business R&D

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister welcomes 29 per cent lift in business R&D The release of new data showing a significant jump in the amount spent by Kiwi companies on research and development (R&D) is a sign of the confidence businesses have in themselves and the New Zealand economy, […]

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Levy rates for fire and emergency services announced

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Levy rates for fire and emergency services announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Levy rates for fire and emergency services announced Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne has announced the new levy rates which will fund the unified national fire and emergency service – Fire and Emergency New Zealand. From 1 July 2017, Fire and Emergency New Zealand will […]

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Whenua Māori Fund success continues

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Maori Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Te Ururoa Flavell  /  Comments Off on Whenua Māori Fund success continues

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Whenua Māori Fund success continues Māori land owners’ aspirations for their whenua are being realised with support from the Whenua Māori Fund says Minister for Māori Development Te Ururoa Flavell. Just 13 months after the Whenua Māori Fund opened, Te Puni Kōkiri has successfully partnered […]

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Government welcomes Productivity Commission report on urban planning

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Government welcomes Productivity Commission report on urban planning

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government welcomes Productivity Commission report on urban planning Finance Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed the release of the Productivity Commission’s report Better Urban Planning. “The report is a comprehensive study of the workings of New Zealand’s current urban planning regime and it proposes major changes […]

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New foreign trust webpage

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Revenue  /  Comments Off on New foreign trust webpage

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New foreign trust webpage Revenue Minister Judith Collins today welcomed Inland Revenue’s new webpage to help trustees of foreign trusts comply with the new disclosure rules. “Foreign trusts now have to provide significantly more information than in the past. The webpage has all the information […]

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Synchrotron a trans-Tasman success story

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation  /  Comments Off on Synchrotron a trans-Tasman success story

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Synchrotron a trans-Tasman success story Science researchers on both sides of the Tasman are benefitting from the Australian Synchrotron facility, visited today by Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith. “As foundation investors in the Australian Synchrotron, we have given New Zealand researchers access to a […]

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New Tekapo toilets open for business

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release, Tourism  /  Comments Off on New Tekapo toilets open for business

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Tekapo toilets open for business Associate Tourism Minister Nicky Wagner today opened new toilet facilities in Tekapo, co-funded through the Government’s Regional Mid-sized Tourism Facilities Grant Fund. The Mackenzie District Council received $405,000 last year for the construction of two toilet blocks, one located […]

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Family violence pilot helps over 24,000 people

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Family violence pilot helps over 24,000 people

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Family violence pilot helps over 24,000 people The Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilot has helped over 24,000 people through the development of more than 8,000 family safety plans, say Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley. The ISR pilot involves core agencies […]

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Extension of report-back date for Havelock North Drinking-Water Inquiry

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Attorney-General, Christopher Finlayson, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Extension of report-back date for Havelock North Drinking-Water Inquiry

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Extension of report-back date for Havelock North Drinking-Water Inquiry Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today that the report-back date for the independent Inquiry into Havelock North Drinking-Water has been extended at the request of the Inquiry’s Panel. The Panel, which began proceedings in October last year, […]

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Hercules deployment to Middle East confirmed

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Hercules deployment to Middle East confirmed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Hercules deployment to Middle East confirmed Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee says Cabinet has approved a short-term deployment of a C-130 Hercules to the Middle East. Mr Brownlee says the aircraft is deploying in response to a request from the Australian Defence Force to provide additional […]

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New graduate nurses find jobs

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New graduate nurses find jobs

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New graduate nurses find jobs Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says data from the system which matches graduates with employers shows hundreds more nurses are now in mental health services, surgical, and medical areas. The national recruitment system, called ACE, provides accurate information much sooner for […]

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Support for NZ China Young Leaders Forum 2017

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release, Youth  /  Comments Off on Support for NZ China Young Leaders Forum 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Support for NZ China Young Leaders Forum 2017 Funding of $25,000 to support the New Zealand China Young Leaders Forum 2017 was announced today by Youth Minister Nikki Kaye. “This one-day forum provides an opportunity to facilitate dialogue, connections and partnerships between young leaders from […]

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