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Start-up fund to be refocused

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Start-up fund to be refocused

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Start-up fund to be refocused The Government’s Seed Co-investment Fund is being refocused to achieve greater commercial returns and provide better support to new start-up companies, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges has announced. The $50 million fund partners with angel investor groups to provide early […]

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Te reo Māori pin to help make it easier to korero

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, feature, Maori Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Te Ururoa Flavell  /  Comments Off on Te reo Māori pin to help make it easier to korero

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Te reo Māori pin to help make it easier to korero Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell is optimistic a newly launched #kōrero pin will make it easier for people to use te reo Māori when they’re out and about. “Similar pins overseas have been […]

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World Masters Games brings in $63 million

By   /  August 8, 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 World Masters Games brings in $63 million

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: World Masters Games brings in $63 million Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcome new data that shows that the World Masters Games was a major success. “New Zealand is gaining a reputation for hosting world class events and […]

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Vesting agreement signed for the New Zealand Māori Arts and Craft Institute

By   /  August 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Maori Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Te Ururoa Flavell  /  Comments Off on Vesting agreement signed for the New Zealand Māori Arts and Craft Institute

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Vesting agreement signed for the New Zealand Māori Arts and Craft Institute Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell along with the Whakarewarewa Joint Trust have signed a vesting agreement that will ultimately transfer ownership of the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute from the […]

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Investment in Mataura Marae redevelopment

By   /  July 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Maori Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Te Ururoa Flavell  /  Comments Off on Investment in Mataura Marae redevelopment

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Investment in Mataura Marae redevelopment Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell is welcoming nearly $390,000 of funding from Te Puni Kōkiri to support the redevelopment of Mataura Marae – Te Hono o te Ika a Maui ki Ngāi Tahu. “This investment will enable the marae […]

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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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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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More funding to help equip Māori youth

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Maori Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Te Ururoa Flavell  /  Comments Off on More funding to help equip Māori youth

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More funding to help equip Māori youth Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell says more young Māori will get help to obtain essential documents to help set them up for their futures after an additional $8 million was allocated in Budget 2017 for Passport to […]

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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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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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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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Push to lift number of young Māori voters

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Maori Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Te Ururoa Flavell  /  Comments Off on Push to lift number of young Māori voters

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Push to lift number of young Māori voters Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell is encouraging more Māori to register and cast their vote after launching a programme aimed at boosting electoral participation. “The programme is targeting Māori aged 18-29.  At the last election, only […]

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$300k boost for Tarawera ultramarathon upgrade

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on $300k boost for Tarawera ultramarathon upgrade

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $300k boost for Tarawera ultramarathon upgrade The Tarawera ultramarathon will receive an investment of $300,000 over the next two years to support the expansion of the internationally successful event, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges says. The funding will support the Tarawera 100 Miler – a […]

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Integrated transport system to future-proof Canterbury

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Integrated transport system to future-proof Canterbury

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Integrated transport system to future-proof Canterbury Economic Development and Transport Minister Simon Bridges has announced an integrated approach to transport planning and infrastructure investment in Canterbury which will see central and local government working closely together.  Mr Bridges is in Christchurch with other Government Ministers […]

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A skilled workforce for Canterbury

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Social Development  /  Comments Off on A skilled workforce for Canterbury

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: A skilled workforce for Canterbury The Government is investing $170,000 in a Canterbury initiative that connects secondary students with businesses who can transition them into further education, employment or training. The funding will also extend Christchurch’s Educated Job Ready Programme to Timaru. Economic Development Minister […]

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Govt funding to boost Canterbury tourism

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Govt funding to boost Canterbury tourism

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Govt funding to boost Canterbury tourism Tourism Minister Paula Bennett and Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges today announced that the Government will provide $160,000 to support tourism strategy projects in Canterbury. The announcement was made as part of the refresh of the Canterbury Regional Economic […]

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Canterbury’s regional economic strategy refreshed

By   /  June 23, 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 Canterbury’s regional economic strategy refreshed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Canterbury’s regional economic strategy refreshed Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and other Government Ministers are in Christchurch today to co-launch the refresh of the Canterbury Regional Economic Development Strategy.  The strategy aims to position the region so that economic growth […]

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New guide to investing with Māori launched

By   /  June 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on New guide to investing with Māori launched

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New guide to investing with Māori launched Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges has today launched a new guide for potential investors highlighting opportunities in the Māori economy. Speaking at the He kai kei aku ringa – E RERE Māori economy conference in Rotorua, Mr Bridges […]

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