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NZ concerned by dissolution of Cambodian opposition party

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on NZ concerned by dissolution of Cambodian opposition party

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: NZ concerned by dissolution of Cambodian opposition partyThe New Zealand government is dismayed by the recent decision of Cambodian authorities to dissolve the country’s main opposition party, the Cambodian National Rescue Party, Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says.   “New Zealand is a long-standing partner of Cambodia, and this latest […]

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Address to National Digital Forum

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Address to National Digital Forum

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Address to National Digital ForumKia ora koutou, Thank you for the invite to open your conference this morning. I’m inspired by your aim of working together to improve New Zealand’s digital interaction with culture and heritage. Dunedin South, the electorate that I represent, has contributed to New Zealand Culture and […]

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Minister opens new Medical Centre, praises role of Primary Care

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Minister opens new Medical Centre, praises role of Primary Care

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Minister opens new Medical Centre, praises role of Primary CareHealth Minister Hon Dr David Clark says today’s official opening of a new medical centre in Auckland emphasises the vital role of Primary Care in the New Zealand health system.  Dr Clark says the new Beachlands Medical Centre demonstrates the value […]

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NZ welcomes Mugabe’s resignation

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on NZ welcomes Mugabe’s resignation

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: NZ welcomes Mugabe’s resignationRt Hon Winston Peters Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs     22 November 2017     NZ welcomes Mugabe’s resignation   Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister the Rt Hon Winston Peters has welcomed the resignation of Zimbabwe’s President, Robert Mugabe, who voluntarily […]

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NZ students excelling internationally

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on NZ students excelling internationally

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: NZ students excelling internationallyEducation Minister Chris Hipkins has welcomed the results of an international study showing New Zealand students are among the best in the world at collaborative problem solving.   The 2015 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) study assessed the skills of 15 year olds in 52 countries […]

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Minister announces new plan for Metro Sports Facility

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Minister announces new plan for Metro Sports Facility

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Minister announces new plan for Metro Sports FacilityThe Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration, Megan Woods has today announced a new plan for the Metro Sports Facility anchor project, after it was revealed the long-delayed project was expected to exceed its budget by $75 million under the current approach.     […]

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Government delivers big boost for students

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government delivers big boost for students

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Government delivers big boost for studentsThe Government has today taken a big first step towards making tertiary education and training more affordable for all New Zealanders.   The Government’s first 100 days programme includes introducing a $50 a week boost to both student allowances and loan entitlements for living costs […]

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New Zealander nominated for International Organisation of Vine and Wine

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealander nominated for International Organisation of Vine and Wine

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: New Zealander nominated for International Organisation of Vine and WineRt Hon Winston Peters                                 Deputy PM and Minister of Foreign Affairs           Hon Damien O’Connor Minister of Agriculture   20 November 2017     New Zealander nominated for the International Organisation of Vine and Wine   […]

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Pike River Recovery Agency established

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Pike River Recovery Agency established

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Pike River Recovery Agency establishedMinister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry Andrew Little today announced the establishment of a new stand-alone government department, the Pike River Recovery Agency, Te Kahui Whakamana Rua Tekau ma Iwa. The Agency will work in partnership with the Pike River families to plan for decisions on […]

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Every day is a day to remember our children

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Every day is a day to remember our children

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Every day is a day to remember our childrenHon Tracey Martin   Minister for Children   MEDIA STATEMENT         19 November, 2017 Every day is a day to remember our children  Today (Sunday) and tomorrow mark two international days for children and the Minister for Children, Hon […]

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High number of road deaths unacceptable

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on High number of road deaths unacceptable

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: High number of road deaths unacceptableThe news that the road toll for 2017 has now surpassed the total for 2016 is tragic news, says Associate Minister for Transport Julie Anne Genter. “This year we’ve already seen 330 people lose their lives on New Zealand’s roads. “Every death on our roads […]

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International visitors spend $10.4bn in year to September

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on International visitors spend $10.4bn in year to September

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: International visitors spend $10.4bn in year to SeptemberInternational visitor spending has reached a record high of $10.4 billion in the year to September 2017, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis says.  The latest International Visitor Survey results from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) showed expenditure increased four per cent […]

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Twelve young people selected for Youth Advisory Group

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Twelve young people selected for Youth Advisory Group

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Twelve young people selected for Youth Advisory GroupTwelve young New Zealanders, aged 14-18 years, have been selected to take part in the Ministerial Youth Advisory Group, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.   The Youth Advisory Group is being set up to enable young people to have their say and […]

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National Statement from New Zealand to 23rd Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on National Statement from New Zealand to 23rd Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: National Statement from New Zealand to 23rd Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCCMr President, tena koe.  (Mr President, greetings)  E nga rangatira, tena koutou.  (To the assembled leaders and dignitaries, greetings)  Sir,  A little over 30 years ago, a New Zealand Prime Minister, David Lange, declared that nuclear weapons […]

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NZ to become a leader in the fight against climate change

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on NZ to become a leader in the fight against climate change

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: NZ to become a leader in the fight against climate changeNew Zealand intends to become a leader in the global fight against climate change, Climate Change Minister James Shaw has told a major United Nations climate change conference.  Mr Shaw delivered the New Zealand National Statement at 11.45pm (NZ time) […]

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Foreign Affairs Under-Secretary to travel to Myanmar

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Foreign Affairs Under-Secretary to travel to Myanmar

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Foreign Affairs Under-Secretary to travel to Myanmar  Hon Fletcher Tabuteau                                      Media Statement                 Foreign Affairs Under-Secretary           16 November 2017   Foreign Affairs Under-Secretary to attend Asia-Europe Meeting     Foreign Affairs Under-Secretary Fletcher Tabuteau will travel to Myanmar this weekend to attend the 13th […]

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Further assistance for Rakhine crisis

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Further assistance for Rakhine crisis

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Further assistance for Rakhine crisisRt Hon Winston Peters                                 Media Statement                 Deputy PM and Minister of Foreign Affairs           16 November 2017     Further NZ assistance for Myanmar humanitarian crisis New Zealand will contribute a further $2.5 million for humanitarian assistance in response […]

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Opening address at the Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand Annual Tax Conference 2017

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Opening address at the Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand Annual Tax Conference 2017

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Opening address at the Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand Annual Tax Conference 2017Introduction It’s great to be able to join you here today as the Minister of Revenue.  It was only a year ago that I was last here with you in a different role.  Thank you for the invite, […]

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Previous Government told house building would fall; KiwiBuild will increase total building

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Previous Government told house building would fall; KiwiBuild will increase total building

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Previous Government told house building would fall; KiwiBuild will increase total buildingThe previous Government was told by officials that the number of houses built would peak and start to fall well short of the number needed to meet demand. Official advice shows KiwiBuild will prevent this decline in house building […]

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Addressing poverty for New Zealanders with disabilities is vital

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Addressing poverty for New Zealanders with disabilities is vital

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Addressing poverty for New Zealanders with disabilities is vitalThe Minister for Disability Issues, Carmel Sepuloni, today welcomed a Maxim Institute discussion paper highlighting the connection between disability and poverty, and exploring how to help people with disabilities to thrive. Minister Sepuloni said, “Poverty is a major concern of this government […]

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