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New Major Events panel members to expand event acumen

By   /  July 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on New Major Events panel members to expand event acumen

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Major Events panel members to expand event acumen Newly appointed members to the Major Events Investment Panel will widen its breadth of knowledge, particularly in business and events, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges has announced.   Three new members have been appointed – Barry Maister, […]

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Cycle safety improvements coming for Dunedin

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Cycle safety improvements coming for Dunedin

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Cycle safety improvements coming for Dunedin Work is set to start next month on a cycleway through central Dunedin that will improve safety for cyclists, pedestrians and all road users, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. “Fulton Hogan has been awarded an $8 million contract to […]

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Funding to look at opportunities through water use in the Bay of Plenty

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Funding to look at opportunities through water use in the Bay of Plenty

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding to look at opportunities through water use in the Bay of Plenty Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy today announced Government funding of $50,000 for the Bay of Plenty to look at economic growth opportunities through the use of […]

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Bay of Plenty’s economic development action plan refreshed

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Bay of Plenty’s economic development action plan refreshed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Bay of Plenty’s economic development action plan refreshed Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy have welcomed a refresh of the Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Action Plan which was launched at the Bay of Connections forum in Rotorua today. The […]

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$18.5 million for West Coast transport projects

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on $18.5 million for West Coast transport projects

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $18.5 million for West Coast transport projects Transport Minister Simon Bridges has announced an $18.5 million package of transport projects for the West Coast to help improve the region’s transport network. The Government launched today the Tai Poutini West Coast Economic Development Action Plan. “The […]

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Boost for regional economic growth

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Boost for regional economic growth

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Boost for regional economic growth Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy have announced $17.7 million in funding over the next two years for the Regional Growth Programme as part of Budget 2017. This is further to the $50 million announced […]

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Regional youth employment strategy announced

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Social Development, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Regional youth employment strategy announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Regional youth employment strategy announced The Government has announced a comprehensive strategy to reduce the number of at-risk young people not in employment or training in regional New Zealand.  Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges, Social Development Minister Anne Tolley and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment […]

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Christchurch’s Memorial Arches cap in place

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Christchurch’s Memorial Arches cap in place

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Christchurch’s Memorial Arches cap in place The final piece of Christchurch’s architecturally designed ‘gateway arches’ is in place, signalling how close another of the city’s multi-million dollar roading projects is to completion, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. The arches and a major interchange are being […]

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New section of Omokoroa to Tauranga cycleway opens

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on New section of Omokoroa to Tauranga cycleway opens

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New section of Omokoroa to Tauranga cycleway opens Transport Minister Simon Bridges has officially opened a new section of the Omokoroa to Tauranga City cycleway that will link this growing area. Mr Bridges today opened the 1.1 kilometre section which will connect Tinopai Reserve to […]

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Lives saved by 111 caller location technology

By   /  July 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communications, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Peter Dunne, Police, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Lives saved by 111 caller location technology

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Lives saved by 111 caller location technology The new caller location system for 111 mobile phone calls has already made a significant impact in the two months it has been up and running, say Police Minister Paula Bennett, Communications Minister Simon Bridges and Internal Affairs […]

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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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First sod turned on next stage of Kāpiti Expressway

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on First sod turned on next stage of Kāpiti Expressway

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: First sod turned on next stage of Kāpiti Expressway Transport Minister Simon Bridges has today turned the first sod for the $330 million Peka Peka to Ōtaki Expressway project, one of the Government’s Roads of National Significance. The Expressway is part of the Wellington Northern […]

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Broadband builds underway in more towns

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communications, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Broadband builds underway in more towns

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Broadband builds underway in more towns Communications Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed the start of the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) build in Picton, Horotiu, Thames, Dargaville and One Tree Point, as the extension to the Government’s UFB programme gathers pace. In January the Government announced an […]

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UFB build completed in Levin as Otaki begins

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communications, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on UFB build completed in Levin as Otaki begins

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: UFB build completed in Levin as Otaki begins The Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) build in Levin is now complete, providing an additional 8,507 households and businesses in the Manawatu-Whanganui region with access to fibre. Communications Minister Simon Bridges was in Levin today to celebrate the completion […]

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City Rail Link Limited Board appointed

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Steven Joyce, Transport  /  Comments Off on City Rail Link Limited Board appointed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: City Rail Link Limited Board appointed Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Transport Minister Simon Bridges, in conjunction with Auckland Council, today announced appointments to the Board of City Rail Link Limited, the new company jointly owned by the Crown and Auckland Council with responsibility for […]

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Exploring the economic opportunities from transport technology

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Exploring the economic opportunities from transport technology

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Exploring the economic opportunities from transport technology The Ministry of Transport and BusinessNZ are partnering to commission a study into how New Zealand’s economy can benefit from transport innovation, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. “The potential of self-driving cars and their associated economic opportunities are […]

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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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Waterview Tunnel now open to traffic

By   /  July 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Waterview Tunnel now open to traffic

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Waterview Tunnel now open to traffic Transport Minister Simon Bridges says the opening of Auckland’s Waterview Tunnel to traffic is the most significant change in Auckland’s transport system since the opening of the Auckland Harbour Bridge in 1959.  The first vehicles travelled through the Waterview […]

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Establishment of City Rail Link Limited

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Steven Joyce, Transport  /  Comments Off on Establishment of City Rail Link Limited

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Establishment of City Rail Link Limited Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Transport Minister Simon Bridges have today signed the agreements with Auckland Mayor Phil Goff that establish City Rail Link Limited to assume responsibility from tomorrow for delivering Auckland’s City Rail Link, marking the next […]

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Major Christchurch rebuild milestone achieved

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Major Christchurch rebuild milestone achieved

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Major Christchurch rebuild milestone achieved The completion of construction for the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) programme is a major rebuild milestone, the Government and Christchurch City Council say. Transport Minister Simon Bridges says the five-and-a-half-year project to repair Christchurch’s earthquake-damaged horizontal infrastructure was […]

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