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TIN companies now generating $10b a year

By   /  October 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on TIN companies now generating $10b a year

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: TIN companies now generating $10b a year “The report highlights the increasingly important contribution that innovative hi-tech companies make to New Zealand, with the collective export revenues of the 200 largest tech companies now earning more than $7.3 billion in export revenues,” Mr Bridges says. “The […]

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Predator free starts in your own backyard this Conservation Week

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Predator free starts in your own backyard this Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Predator free starts in your own backyard this Conservation Week Conservation Minister Maggie Barry is encouraging New Zealanders to get out and enjoy their own backyards and make a difference locally during Conservation Week which starts today. “Take a look around you and see how you […]

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Smith pays tribute to Passchendaele soldiers

By   /  October 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Smith pays tribute to Passchendaele soldiers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Smith pays tribute to Passchendaele soldiers Government Minister Dr Nick Smith has paid tribute to the New Zealand servicemen who fought in the Battle of Passchendaele a century ago at commemorations today in Belgium. “The 12th of October 1917 at Passchendaele was the worst loss […]

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NZ provides additional support for Vanuatu

By   /  October 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ provides additional support for Vanuatu

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ provides additional support for Vanuatu Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has today announced a further $700,000 of support to Vanuatu for communities impacted by the evacuation from Ambae.    “More than 10,000 people are in temporary accommodation following a precautionary evacuation from Ambae Island due to […]

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Government congratulates industry for action on plastic bags

By   /  October 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Scott Simpson  /  Comments Off on Government congratulates industry for action on plastic bags

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government congratulates industry for action on plastic bags Associate Environment Minister Scott Simpson has congratulated Countdown and New World supermarkets for taking an industry-led response to combat the usage of single-use plastic bags. Countdown recently announced that single-use plastic carrier bags will be phased out […]

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Further NZDF flight to Vanuatu

By   /  October 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Further NZDF flight to Vanuatu

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Further NZDF flight to Vanuatu Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee today announced a further New Zealand Defence Force C-130 flight to Vanuatu to deliver relief supplies for communities evacuated from Ambae. “The Vanuatu Government has completed the precautionary evacuation of Ambae and more than 10,000 people are […]

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Strong economy delivers $4.1 billion surplus

By   /  October 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Strong economy delivers $4.1 billion surplus

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Strong economy delivers $4.1 billion surplus The New Zealand Government has achieved its third fiscal surplus in a row with the Crown accounts for the year ended 30 June 2017 showing an OBEGAL surplus of $4.1 billion, $2.2 billion stronger than last year, Finance Minister […]

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Republic of Korea Foundation Day

By   /  October 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Defence, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Republic of Korea Foundation Day

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Republic of Korea Foundation Day Good evening everyone. Ambassador Yeo, my Parliamentary colleague Melissa Lee, the Dean and members of the Diplomatic Corps, members of the Korean community and guests: It is a great pleasure to join you this evening to celebrate the Foundation Day […]

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Prime Minister offers condolences to U.S.

By   /  October 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister offers condolences to U.S.

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Prime Minister offers condolences to U.S. Prime Minister Bill English has offered his condolences to the people of the United States in the wake of the mass shooting which took place in Las Vegas overnight. “The thoughts of New Zealanders are with the victims and […]

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Passchendaele remembered here and overseas

By   /  October 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Passchendaele remembered here and overseas

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Passchendaele remembered here and overseas Commemorations to mark one of New Zealand’s darkest days will be held in New Zealand and Belgium this month to remember the Battle of Passchendaele. Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says the commemorative programme reflects on New Zealand’s […]

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Prince William to attend NZ commemorations

By   /  October 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bill English, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Prime Minister, release  /  Comments Off on Prince William to attend NZ commemorations

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Prince William to attend NZ commemorations Prime Minister Bill English has welcomed the announcement that His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge will attend the New Zealand Battle of Passchendaele commemorations in Belgium this month. Prince William will attend New Zealand’s National Commemoration at Tyne […]

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Jet fuel allocations return to normal

By   /  September 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Energy and Resources, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Jet fuel allocations return to normal

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Jet fuel allocations return to normal Jet fuel allocations return to normal A return to 100 per cent jet fuel allocations at Auckland Airport is a great start to the school holidays for airlines and their customers, Energy and Resource Minister Judith Collins says. Two […]

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ECan chairman David Bedford retires

By   /  September 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on ECan chairman David Bedford retires

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: ECan chairman David Bedford retires Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith has today paid tribute to the service given by David Bedford as a commissioner, appointed councillor and chair of Environment Canterbury during the past seven years. “Mr Bedford, who was appointed an ECan commissioner in […]

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Kiwis in Bali urged to register with SafeTravel

By   /  September 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Kiwis in Bali urged to register with SafeTravel

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Kiwis in Bali urged to register with SafeTravel Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee is encouraging all New Zealanders in, and travelling to Bali to register with Safe Travel. “Indonesia’s National Disaster Management Authority has raised the volcanic alert level for Mount Agung to level four, the […]

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Exports underpin strong economic growth

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Exports underpin strong economic growth

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Exports underpin strong economic growth The New Zealand economy continued to grow solidly in the June quarter, posting a 0.8 per cent increase in GDP, taking New Zealand’s growth rate for the year to 2.7 per cent, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. “Our economy continues […]

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Entrepreneurial Universities funding awarded

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Entrepreneurial Universities funding awarded

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Entrepreneurial Universities funding awarded Victoria University of Wellington and the University of Auckland will be the first to take advantage of the Government’s $35 million investment in ‘Entrepreneurial Universities’, part of the Innovative New Zealand initiative in Budget 2016, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and […]

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FAST campaign increases stroke awareness

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on FAST campaign increases stroke awareness

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: FAST campaign increases stroke awareness Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a nationwide stroke awareness campaign has seen more New Zealanders reporting suspected strokes. “Each year in New Zealand around 9,000 people have a stroke. Early identification and treatment are crucial to reduce the likelihood of […]

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June BOP underscores strong economy

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on June BOP underscores strong economy

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: June BOP underscores strong economy Better than expected balance of payments figures out this morning underscore the strength of both the services and goods sectors of the New Zealand economy, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. New Zealand’s current account deficit narrowed to $1.6 billion in […]

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NZ expresses condolences to Mexico

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ expresses condolences to Mexico

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ expresses condolences to Mexico Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has today expressed condolences to the families of those who have lost lives in the devastating earthquake in Mexico, or are still waiting for news about their loved ones. Latest reports are suggesting at least 140 […]

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Mexico’s National Day

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Defence, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Mexico’s National Day

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Mexico’s National Day Ambassador Traslosheros, Parliamentary colleagues, the Dean and members of the Diplomatic Corps, distinguished guests, members of Mexico’s community in New Zealand, ladies and gentlemen. While it’s an honour and a privilege for me to join you in celebrating Mexico’s National Day, can I […]

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