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Speech to the Australasian Rail Association Conference 2019

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Speech to the Australasian Rail Association Conference 2019

Source: New Zealand Government Thank you all for the opportunity to speak with you today and to talk about the future of rail in Aotearoa New Zealand. The importance of rail to our coalition Government can’t be understated. All three parties that support this government have each been strong advocates for rail. Whether it’s boosting […]

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New funding to put people at the heart of NZ’s emergency management system

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New funding to put people at the heart of NZ’s emergency management system

Source: New Zealand Government Funding from Budget 2019 will establish a new national agency to strengthen New Zealand’s emergency management system, Minister of Civil Defence Hon Kris Faafoi said today. “The new National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has been created because as a Government we saw the need to improve our emergency management capability and […]

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Community events announced for buy-back

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Community events announced for buy-back

Source: New Zealand Government Community hubs from the Kaitaia RSA to the Oban pavilion on Stewart Island will be used by Police to collect firearms handed in during the buy-back and amnesty. Police Minister Stuart Nash has announced 192 events will be held during the first three months, from tiny community halls to our largest […]

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Government laying down tracks for the future

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government laying down tracks for the future

Source: New Zealand Government Investment in rail infrastructure in the Wellbeing Budget will make trains more reliable and cut down on maintenance time and costs, rail ministers announced today. KiwiRail will kick off the process of getting more than 100 new locomotives and 900 new container wagons, replacing and repurposing old and outdated stock, as […]

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2019 New Zealand Youth Awards Recipients Announced

By   /  June 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on 2019 New Zealand Youth Awards Recipients Announced

Source: New Zealand Government The recipients of the 2019 New Zealand Youth Awards were announced by Minister for Youth Peeni Henare at a celebration event which took place on 24 June at Parliament. “Aotearoa is incredibly lucky to have such a diverse group of young people working hard to make our country a better place. […]

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Safer banks and strengthened bank accountability

By   /  June 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Safer banks and strengthened bank accountability

Source: New Zealand Government The Coalition Government today announced moves to make New Zealand’s banking system safer for customers through a new deposit protection regime, and work to strengthen accountability for banks’ actions. The in-principle decisions are part of Phase 2 of the Review of the Reserve Bank Act, which is making sure the 30-year […]

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Congratulations on Climate Leaders Coalition milestone

By   /  June 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Congratulations on Climate Leaders Coalition milestone

Source: New Zealand Government The Minister for Climate Change has congratulated New Zealand’s Climate Leaders Coalition on its milestone in now having signed up 100 members. “This is an incredible achievement considering the Coalition was born out of the vision of some 60 business leaders less than a year ago,” James Shaw said. “These 100 […]

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Budget investment in GPS technology will help save lives

By   /  June 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Budget investment in GPS technology will help save lives

Source: New Zealand Government Minister for Land Information, Eugenie Sage announced Budget 2019 funding for a satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS) which will help save lives and drive innovation, alongside Minister for Transport, Phil Twyford. “I’m pleased to announce that the Government, alongside Australia, is investing in world leading technology to vastly improve the accuracy of […]

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Ratifying convention to prevent forced labour, and taking steps to end harassment and violence at work

By   /  June 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Ratifying convention to prevent forced labour, and taking steps to end harassment and violence at work

Source: New Zealand Government New Zealand has announced we will be ratifying the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Protocol on Forced Labour, and supporting work by the ILO to end violence and harassment at work, at the organisation’s 100th anniversary conference in Geneva. Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, Iain Lees-Galloway has just returned from a […]

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Ngāti Parewahawaha great example of a thriving community

By   /  June 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Ngāti Parewahawaha great example of a thriving community

Source: New Zealand Government   The Minister for Māori Development Hon Nanaia Mahuta has congratulated Parewahawaha Marae for the outstanding leadership it has shown rebuilding the local community in Bulls.    Te Puni Kōkiri Māori Housing Network has invested $1.851m into the community in the past three years to repair 17 whare which included kaumātua flats, […]

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Announcement of new Ambassador to Argentina

By   /  June 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Announcement of new Ambassador to Argentina

Source: New Zealand Government Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters today announced the appointment of diplomat Carl Worker as Ambassador to Argentina. “Currently Consul-General in Hong Kong, Carl Worker has a long and distinguished diplomatic career.  He has served as Ambassador for Counter-Terrorism, Ambassador to China and Ambassador to Argentina – to which he is now […]

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New Consul-General in Guangzhou announced

By   /  June 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Consul-General in Guangzhou announced

Source: New Zealand Government Foreign Minister Winston Peters today announced the appointment of career diplomat Rebekah Mawson as New Zealand’s Consul-General in Guangzhou. “Ms Mawson will be responsible for our relationships in southern China, the destination of more than one-third of our exports,” Mr Peters said. A Mandarin Chinese speaker, Ms Mawson is currently Economic […]

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New state homes in Henderson for 16 families

By   /  June 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New state homes in Henderson for 16 families

Source: New Zealand Government Sixteen families will have a much-needed new, warm and dry home in Henderson after the opening of new state houses today, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford said. “There is a real demand for public housing in the Henderson-Massey area. These 16 new houses mean families of different sizes can […]

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New Youth Development Facility Opened

By   /  June 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Youth Development Facility Opened

Source: New Zealand Government Defence Minister Ron Mark and Associate Social Development Minister Peeni Henare have today officially opened the new Youth Development Facility at Whenuapai Air Base.    The new facility will host 640 young people each year, who will take part in the Limited Service Volunteer (LSV) programme.  LSV is a residential six-week […]

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Racing Industry Transition Agency Board appointed

By   /  June 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Racing Industry Transition Agency Board appointed

Source: New Zealand Government Racing Minister Winston Peters has announced who is being appointed to the Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) following the passing of the Racing Amendment Bill this afternoon. RITA will be led by Dean McKenzie (Chair), Bill Birnie, Liz Dawson, Kristy McDonald, Anna Stove and Sir Peter Vela. “With transitional powers, RITA […]

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PGF investments take flight in Northland

By   /  June 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on PGF investments take flight in Northland

Source: New Zealand Government Northland will celebrate two major Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) milestones this weekend – the official opening of the new Bay of Island Airport terminal on Friday and the completion of the first stage of the Hihiaua Cultural Centre in Whangārei on Saturday. Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones will attend the […]

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Record levels of women on state sector boards

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Record levels of women on state sector boards

Source: New Zealand Government Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter announced today that 2018 has seen a record level of women on state sector boards. “This Government is committed to having more women in leadership roles. We have increased women on boards to a record level 47.4 percent for 2018, up from 45.7 percent in […]

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Proposal to better protect taxpayers from cost of potential oil spills

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Proposal to better protect taxpayers from cost of potential oil spills

Source: New Zealand Government Offshore oil and gas operators would be required to hold higher levels of insurance to ensure they can cover the cost of an oil spill under proposed new rules announced today by Associate Minister for Transport Julie Anne Genter. Cabinet has agreed to consult on increasing the amount of insurance that […]

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Racing Reform Bill passes third reading

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Racing Reform Bill passes third reading

Source: New Zealand Government “The revitalisation of this industry is underway,” says Racing Minister Winston Peters as the Racing Reform Bill passed its third and final reading in Parliament today. The Bill, which comes into force on 1 July, opens the starting gate for the transition of the New Zealand Racing Industry into a financially […]

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Business leader to chair APEC CEO Summit committee

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Business leader to chair APEC CEO Summit committee

Source: New Zealand Government Barbara Chapman has been appointed chair of the CEO Summit Committee for APEC 2021, Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker announced today.  Barbara Chapman is a highly respected business leader, a past CEO of ASB Bank, a former chair of Oxfam New Zealand and is currently the chair of Genesis […]

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