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Upgrading Auckland’s rail crossings to save lives

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Upgrading Auckland’s rail crossings to save lives

Source: New Zealand Government Today Transport Minister Phil Twyford confirmed $7.6 million for automatic pedestrian crossing gates for 11 more Auckland rail crossings to keep people safe. Over the next five years, Auckland Transport (AT) is planning safety improvements at all 51 pedestrian rail crossings in Auckland, by installing automatic gates, grade separation, or closing […]

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Better bowel care for the Bay

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Better bowel care for the Bay

Source: New Zealand Government The Health Minister Dr David Clark says Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s new endoscopy and gastroenterology unit means more coordinated and accessible care for those affected by bowel conditions.David Clark was in Hastings this morning to officially open the $13m facility.“I’ve heard the loud and clear calls from bowel patients and whānau for […]

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A legacy of Mana Wahine – Womens Leadership

By   /  September 29, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on A legacy of Mana Wahine – Womens Leadership

Source: New Zealand Government A legacy of Mana Wahine – Womens Leadership Māori Women’s Welfare League 66th National Conference – Opening Address 9.15 am, Thursday, 27 September “Ka inoi, ka kai, ka mahi, ka moe, ka inoi anō” Te Puea “Ko te pae tawhiti, whaia kia tata, ko te pae tata, whakamaua kia tina.” “Seek […]

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Proactive Release of Documents Relating to the Chief Technology Officer Position

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Proactive Release of Documents Relating to the Chief Technology Officer Position

Source: New Zealand Government The Government is making publicly available documents relating to the position of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), communications with Derek Handley, and the resignation of Hon Clare Curran as a Minister and Member of the Executive Council. The relevant documents held include email and text correspondence. A small number of documents, […]

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Making public housing tenancy reviews fairer

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Making public housing tenancy reviews fairer

Source: New Zealand Government Changes are being made to public housing tenancy reviews to ensure vulnerable tenants are protected and more places are available for those that need them, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford announced today. “We are striking a fairer balance by providing more stability for tenants who need long term public […]

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Pacific youth encouraged to get involved in Youth Parliament 2019

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Pacific youth encouraged to get involved in Youth Parliament 2019

Source: New Zealand Government “I want to see more Pacific youth raise their hands to apply to be part of the Youth Parliament 2019 and represent their local Member of Parliament”, says Pacific Peoples Minister Aupito William Sio. “I’m encouraging more Pacific youth interested in politics to take the initiative and indicate their interest in […]

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Synthetic drug detector dogs ahead of the game in keeping prisons safe

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Synthetic drug detector dogs ahead of the game in keeping prisons safe

Source: New Zealand Government Corrections’ detector dogs are the first in New Zealand to be trained in sniffing out synthetic cannabis and other new psychoactive substances, playing a crucial role in keeping prisons safe, Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis says. Five detector dog teams graduated from a specialised week-long training course earlier this year and are […]

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Future of Tax: Interim Report

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Tax Working Group, Tax Working Group info and data, Taxation  /  Comments Off on Future of Tax: Interim Report

Source: New Zealand Government – Tax Working Group info and data ‘Nāu te rourou, Nāku te rourou, ka ora ai te iwi’ ‘With your contribution and mine, the people will prosper’ The Tax Working Group has issued a progress report on its review of the tax system. See the related press release, Tax Working Group publishes interim […]

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Tax Working Group publishes interim report

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Tax Working Group, Taxation  /  Comments Off on Tax Working Group publishes interim report

Source: New Zealand Government – Tax Working Group The Tax Working Group is updating the public on its progress and thinking with the publication of its Interim Report today. Chair Sir Michael Cullen says that the Group has conducted a wide-ranging review in order to assess the structure, fairness, and balance of the tax system. […]

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6,700 submissions received in Tax Working Group consultation

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Tax Working Group, Taxation  /  Comments Off on 6,700 submissions received in Tax Working Group consultation

Source: New Zealand Government – Tax Working Group The Tax Working Group’s public consultation has drawn to a close with 6,700 submissions received on the future of tax. Group chairman Sir Michael Cullen says these views will help inform the interim report to Ministers due in September. “I would like to thank the New Zealand […]

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One week left to have your say on the future of tax

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Tax Working Group, Taxation  /  Comments Off on One week left to have your say on the future of tax

Source: New Zealand Government – Tax Working Group New Zealanders have a week left to submit their ideas on the future of tax. The Tax Working Group’s public consultation closes on Monday 30 April after eight weeks of gathering thoughts on the structure, balance and fairness of the tax system. The public’s feedback will be […]

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Tax Working Group open minded on how to future proof the tax system

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Tax Working Group, Taxation  /  Comments Off on Tax Working Group open minded on how to future proof the tax system

Source: New Zealand Government – Tax Working Group A national conversation is well underway on the future of tax and the Tax Working Group remains open minded about where it will lead. Taxes on wealth, capital gains and unhealthy products have all been keenly debated since the call went out for submissions on March 1st. […]

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Tax Working Group welcomes submissions on future of tax

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Tax Working Group, Taxation  /  Comments Off on Tax Working Group welcomes submissions on future of tax

Source: New Zealand Government – Tax Working Group The Tax Working Group is seeking the views of as many New Zealanders as possible about the future of tax. Group chair Sir Michael Cullen says now is the time for people to start thinking about what changes they would like to see to the tax system. […]

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Housing NZ to right meth testing wrong

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Housing NZ to right meth testing wrong

Source: New Zealand Government A report by Housing NZ into its response to methamphetamine contamination shows the organisation accepts its approach was wrong and had far reaching consequences for hundreds of people, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford said. “Housing NZ acknowledges that around 800 tenants suffered by either losing their tenancies, losing their […]

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$249m for new research projects

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on $249m for new research projects

Source: New Zealand Government The Government is investing $249m in ambitious research projects that will improve the lives of New Zealanders and address some of the challenges we face as a country says Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods. The 69 new research projects were awarded funding through the 2018 round of the Endeavour […]

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Health Minister responds to release of reports on troubled IT project

By   /  September 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Health Minister responds to release of reports on troubled IT project

Source: New Zealand Government Health Minister Dr David Clark has welcomed the release of two reports dealing with the National Oracle Solution. Late last year the Ministry commissioned Deloitte to review the National Oracle Solution programme to inform its advice to the Government. David Clark said the Deloitte report had been a window into a […]

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NH90 flight training to be based in New Zealand

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on NH90 flight training to be based in New Zealand

Source: New Zealand Government The Government has approved the purchase of a new simulator for the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) NH90 helicopters. Currently, training for RNZAF NH90 pilots includes simulator-based training in Germany and Australia, combined with training flights in the NH90s within New Zealand.  “Increased use of New Zealand based simulators is […]

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Pare Hauraki sign collective redress Deed

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Pare Hauraki sign collective redress Deed

Source: New Zealand Government The Crown has signed the Pare Hauraki Collective Redress Deed with iwi of Hauraki at a ceremony held today at Parliament, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Andrew Little, has announced today. “The Deed provides shared collective redress for the Iwi of Hauraki, reflecting their overlapping and collective interests, and will […]

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Provincial Growth Fund gains momentum

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Provincial Growth Fund gains momentum

Source: New Zealand Government Today’s launch of the Guide to the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will give regions greater clarity on the Government’s priorities for the PGF and how to tailor their applications, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones says. Powering up Aotearoa – New Zealand’s Regions also highlights the PGF’s flexibility and the range […]

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Extra police resources following graduation

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Extra police resources following graduation

Source: New Zealand Government Extra resources for crime prevention and community safety are being deployed around the country with the graduation today of 79 new Police officers at the Royal New Zealand Police College at Porirua. Police Minister Stuart Nash has congratulated the recruits of Wing 316. “The recruits are the latest constables to enter […]

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