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Making sure multinationals pay their fair share

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, 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 sure multinationals pay their fair share

Source: New Zealand Government New Zealand is to consult on the design of changes to tax rules which currently allow multinational companies in the digital services field to do business here without paying income tax. Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Revenue Minister Stuart Nash say Cabinet has agreed to issue a discussion document about how […]

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Enhanced Taskforce Green for Nelson Tasman District

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, 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 Enhanced Taskforce Green for Nelson Tasman District

Source: New Zealand Government The Government has announced further support to help clean up significant fire damage in the Nelson Tasman District. “We’ve activated Enhanced Taskforce Green, making $500,000 available to help with the clean-up in the Nelson Tasman District,” says the Minister for Social Development, Carmel Sepuloni. The fires which began on 5 February […]

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Dual name for Tūranganui-a-Kiwa / Poverty Bay

By   /  February 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, 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 Dual name for Tūranganui-a-Kiwa / Poverty Bay

Source: New Zealand Government Dual name for Tūranganui-a-Kiwa / Poverty Bay Poverty Bay’s name is richer with the inclusion of Te Reo in the new name of “Tūranganui-a-Kiwa / Poverty Bay” Minister for Land Information Eugenie Sage announced today. “Tūranganui-a-Kiwa / Poverty Bay” applies only to the bay enclosed by Young Nick’s Head (Te Kuri) […]

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Minister travels to UAE and Egypt

By   /  February 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, 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 Minister travels to UAE and Egypt

Source: New Zealand Government Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor travels to the United Arab Emirates this evening and then onto Egypt for meetings on trade, food security and agricultural technology.   “Our relationship is growing with these important trading partners and my visit will be a chance to advocate for issues important to Kiwis, listen to […]

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NZ condolences to Indian Government

By   /  February 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, 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 NZ condolences to Indian Government

Source: New Zealand Government Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says New Zealand has offered its condolences to the people and Government of India over a bomb attack in Jammu and Kashmir which led to a very large loss of life and heightened tensions in the region. “As a nation New Zealand has always condemned acts […]

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Government to change how iconic high country land is managed

By   /  February 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, 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 Government to change how iconic high country land is managed

Source: New Zealand Government Iconic high country land will be better managed under changes that Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage announced consultation on today. Tenure review is a voluntary process where Crown pastoral land can be sold to a leaseholder and areas with high ecological and recreational value can be returned to full Crown ownership […]

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Government to change to how iconic high country land is managed

By   /  February 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, 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 Government to change to how iconic high country land is managed

Source: New Zealand Government Iconic high country land will be better managed under changes that Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage announced consultation on today. Tenure review is a voluntary process where Crown pastoral land can be sold to a leaseholder and areas with high ecological and recreational value can be returned to full Crown ownership […]

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Climate Change Minister congratulates the Warehouse Group on achieving carbon neutral status

By   /  February 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, 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 Climate Change Minister congratulates the Warehouse Group on achieving carbon neutral status

Source: New Zealand Government The Minister for Climate Change has congratulated The Warehouse Group on achieving carboNZero certification. “The Warehouse Group officially becoming net carbon neutral is a great achievement and I welcome the Group’s commitment and contribution towards reducing New Zealand’s greenhouse emissions,” James Shaw said. “Achievements like this, and the leadership being shown […]

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Hearing victims/survivors of crime

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, 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 Hearing victims/survivors of crime

Source: New Zealand Government A new survey is allowing victims/survivors of crime to be heard, in their own words, about how our broken criminal justice system can be fixed, says Justice Minister Andrew Little. The survey has been developed by the Chief Victims Advisor to the Government, Dr Kim McGregor, and her steering group of […]

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Land management programme launched to prepare Tairawhiti youth

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, 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 Land management programme launched to prepare Tairawhiti youth

Source: New Zealand Government Employment Minister Willie Jackson, along with Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage, today announced the launch of a new training programme targeting the Waiapu catchment, Ka Hao te Rangatahi. The programme is designed to develop young people’s skills through conservation and erosion management. He Poutama Rangatahi (HPR) is supporting the programme as both HPR […]

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PGF investment a game changer for mid-Canterbury

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, 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 PGF investment a game changer for mid-Canterbury

Source: New Zealand Government The Provincial Growth Fund is investing to step-up tourism, job opportunities and environmental sustainability in Methven, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has announced. The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will loan $7.5 million to support the development of the Opuke Thermal Pools and Spa complex in Methven to complement the neighbouring […]

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More Government support for Tasman: help for small business, animal welfare, infrastructure and primary sector

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, 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 More Government support for Tasman: help for small business, animal welfare, infrastructure and primary sector

Source: New Zealand Government Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Minister of Civil Defence Kris Faafoi and Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor have confirmed further Government support for the Tasman community, to help small businesses and animal welfare organisations with costs and to remediate local infrastructure affected by the fire.  The three ministers returned to the region […]

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Free Trade Agreement top of mind in Agriculture Minister and EU Commissioner meeting

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, 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 Free Trade Agreement top of mind in Agriculture Minister and EU Commissioner meeting

Source: New Zealand Government A New Zealand-European Union Free Trade Agreement was top of mind in discussions today between Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor and the EU’s Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan. Commissioner Hogan is in New Zealand this week to learn about our agriculture production systems. Minister O’Connor and Commissioner Hogan discussed […]

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Judge of the Court of Appeal appointed

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, 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 Judge of the Court of Appeal appointed

Source: New Zealand Government Justice Patricia Courtney has been appointed a Judge of the Court of Appeal, Attorney-General David Parker announced today.   Justice Courtney graduated with an LLB from the University of Auckland in 1982 and spent some time as an investigation officer with the Department of Trade and Industry before joining the firm of […]

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Prime Minister’s Statement at the Opening of Parliament

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, 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 Prime Minister’s Statement at the Opening of Parliament

Source: New Zealand Government Fifteen months ago, in the Speech from the Throne, the Coalition Government outlined an ambitious programme designed to build a stronger and fairer country for all New Zealanders. Looking back over that time, we are proud of what has been achieved. There remains much to do. We have begun putting children […]

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Fewer victims of crime during 2018

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, 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 Fewer victims of crime during 2018

Source: New Zealand Government New data shows a significant drop in the number of people who were victims of crime in the past year. Police Minister Stuart Nash says the number of victimisations recorded by Police during 2018 fell by 2.7 per cent. “This means 7240 fewer people were victims of crime than the previous […]

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Remarks at Chinese New Year function

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, 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 Remarks at Chinese New Year function

Source: New Zealand Government Minister of Foreign Affairs.  Remarks at the Chinese New Year parliamentary event  Good evening Sun Nin Fai Lok Xīn Nián Kuài Lè Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa. Let me acknowledge Her Excellency, Ms Wu Xi, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China;  Mr Richard Leung, National President of the […]

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Government to end tenure review

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, 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 Government to end tenure review

Source: New Zealand Government The Government will end tenure review in the South Island high country, Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage announced today. Tenure review is a voluntary process where Crown pastoral land can be sold to a leaseholder and areas with high ecological and recreational value can be returned to full Crown ownership as […]

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Exporters expand despite global challenges

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, 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 Exporters expand despite global challenges

Source: New Zealand Government New Zealand’s exporters are signing new deals and improving the nation’s prosperity despite many global headwinds, Minister for Trade and Export Growth and Economic Development David Parker said today.  “Our exporters are among the most committed and innovative in the world. With Government support they are really proving that trade can […]

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New RBNZ monetary policy committee remit reiterates focus on price stability & employment

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, 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 New RBNZ monetary policy committee remit reiterates focus on price stability & employment

Source: New Zealand Government The Coalition Government’s plan to reform and modernise the Reserve Bank Act experienced an important milestone today, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says. Grant Robertson and Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr today signed the first ‘remit’ setting out the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s new dual employment and price stability objectives. They […]

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