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International Declaration on Biodiversity   

By   /  November 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on International Declaration on Biodiversity   

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: International Declaration on Biodiversity    New Zealand is joining its voice and influence with others in the international community to better protect biodiversity by joining the Sharm El-Sheikh Declaration adopted in Egypt on 15 November. Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage joined other political leaders at the event to discuss global biodiversity at […]

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New Zealand deepens connections with Peru at APEC Leaders’ Week

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealand deepens connections with Peru at APEC Leaders’ Week

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: New Zealand deepens connections with Peru at APEC Leaders’ WeekDeputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters today signed an air services agreement with his Peruvian counterpart, Néstor Popolizio, at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders’ Week in Port Moresby.  The agreement sets out conditions under which air services may […]

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172 young Kiwis head to Asia on Prime Minister’s Scholarships

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on 172 young Kiwis head to Asia on Prime Minister’s Scholarships

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: 172 young Kiwis head to Asia on Prime Minister’s ScholarshipsPrime Minister Jacinda Ardern has today congratulated the 172 young New Zealanders who have been awarded prestigious Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia (PMSA) as part of the August 2018/19 round. The Prime Minister made the announcement in Singapore, where she met […]

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Trans-Tasman partnership behind cocaine bust

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Trans-Tasman partnership behind cocaine bust

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Trans-Tasman partnership behind cocaine bustPolice Minister Stuart Nash says the seizure of 190 kilograms of cocaine in Auckland demonstrates the strength of partnership between Australian and New Zealand law enforcement agencies in preventing the harm drugs cause in our communities. “Targeting transnational organised crime is a priority for the Government,” […]

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Inclusive Trade Action Group meets in Port Moresby

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Inclusive Trade Action Group meets in Port Moresby

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Inclusive Trade Action Group meets in Port MoresbyNew Zealand, Chile and Canada today reaffirmed a commitment to work together to advance trade that benefits all their citizens.  Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker joined Chilean Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero and Canadian Deputy Minister for International Trade Tim Sargent at a […]

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Australia and New Zealand announce joint Pacific Cyber cooperation

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Australia and New Zealand announce joint Pacific Cyber cooperation

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Australia and New Zealand announce joint Pacific Cyber cooperationNew Zealand and Australian Ministers for Foreign Affairs announced today a joint commitment to partner with Pacific Island countries to enhance our collective cyber resilience. Australia and New Zealand reaffirm our commitment to work with Pacific Island countries to support an open, […]

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Summit signals fresh start for Pacific Vision

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Summit signals fresh start for Pacific Vision

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Summit signals fresh start for Pacific Vision“The Pacific Aotearoa Summit signals a fresh start filled with hope and confidence that we can lift the wellbeing of Pacific peoples by working across government agencies and community organisations,” says Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio.  “It is the start of new […]

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Farmers improve biosecurity practice

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Farmers improve biosecurity practice

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Farmers improve biosecurity practiceFarmers are upping their on-farm biosecurity by making greater use of the National Animal Identification and Tracing scheme, Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor said.  Speaking with farmers at the New Zealand Agricultural Show in Canterbury over the past two days, Mr O’Connor said biosecurity was front of mind. […]

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Pacific Vision address at the Pacific Aotearoa Summit, Eden Park, Auckland

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Pacific Vision address at the Pacific Aotearoa Summit, Eden Park, Auckland

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Pacific Vision address at the Pacific Aotearoa Summit, Eden Park, Auckland  Talofa lava, Kia Orana tatou katoatoa, malo e lelei, fakalofalahi atu, Malo ni, Taloha ni, Ni Sa bula vinaka, Warm Pacific greetings to one and all. Tena koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoa. I want to acknowledge and point […]

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Viet Nam seventh nation to ratify CPTPP

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Viet Nam seventh nation to ratify CPTPP

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Viet Nam seventh nation to ratify CPTPPMinister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker has welcomed Viet Nam’s ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans‑Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).  During a meeting between David Parker and Viet Nam’s Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh on the margins of APEC in […]

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Speech to the International Association of Refugee and Migration Judges (IARMJ), Biennial Asia Pacific Chapter Conference

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Speech to the International Association of Refugee and Migration Judges (IARMJ), Biennial Asia Pacific Chapter Conference

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Speech to the International Association of Refugee and Migration Judges (IARMJ), Biennial Asia Pacific Chapter ConferenceCheck against Delivery 11.15am, Thursday 15 November Parliament, Wellington Acknowledgements: Kia ora tatou katou. Warm Pacific greetings to you all. Oute manatu, o lupe sa vaoeseese, a’o lenei ua fuifui fa’atasi Ua manu fa’aifo mai […]

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Upgraded Singapore agreement brings benefits for Kiwi business

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Upgraded Singapore agreement brings benefits for Kiwi business

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Upgraded Singapore agreement brings benefits for Kiwi businessAn upgraded free trade agreement with Singapore will make it easier for New Zealanders to visit and do business in South East Asia, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today. Singapore is New Zealand’s largest trading partner in the region, with NZ$4.9 billion of two-way […]

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Extra Police constables deployed

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Extra Police constables deployed

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Extra Police constables deployedSeventy-nine new Police constables will be deployed across New Zealand following the graduation today of a new wing of recruits. Police Minister Stuart Nash has congratulated the recruits of Wing 320 at the formal graduation parade at the Royal New Zealand Police College. He has also thanked […]

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PGF to support commercialisation at Taranaki sawmill

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on PGF to support commercialisation at Taranaki sawmill

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: PGF to support commercialisation at Taranaki sawmillThe Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will provide a loan of up to $1.8 million to TaranakiPine to allow the company to diversify and create new jobs, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today. TaranakiPine is in the early stages of producing factory finished […]

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Prime Minister welcomes state visit by Chilean President Sebastián Piñera

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister welcomes state visit by Chilean President Sebastián Piñera

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Prime Minister welcomes state visit by Chilean President Sebastián PiñeraThe President of the Republic of Chile, His Excellency Sebastián Piñera, will visit New Zealand on 19 November 2018, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today. “I am very much looking forward to welcoming President Piñera on his first state visit to New […]

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Councils to consider case for Hamilton rail

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Councils to consider case for Hamilton rail

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Councils to consider case for Hamilton railWaikato councils will consider the business case for a start-up Hamilton to Auckland passenger rail service expected to begin in 2020, Transport Minister Phil Twyford announced today. The Waikato Regional Transport Committee last week voted unanimously to include the proposed rail service in its […]

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Tackling rural health workforce issues

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tackling rural health workforce issues

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Tackling rural health workforce issuesHealth Minister Dr David Clark says the Government will take a series of measures to improve the supply of doctors, nurses and midwives working in rural New Zealand. “It’s widely known and accepted that we face challenges attracting and retaining health professionals in some of our […]

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PGF investment in Manawatū-Whanganui

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on PGF investment in Manawatū-Whanganui

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: PGF investment in Manawatū-WhanganuiRegional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has today announced a Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) package for Manawatū-Whanganui of about $48 million. The PGF will support projects across a range of sectors – such as transport, food and beverage, digital connectivity and tourism and will help create new […]

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PGF to improve regional digital connectivity

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on PGF to improve regional digital connectivity

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: PGF to improve regional digital connectivityThe Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will invest $40 million to improve digital connectivity in the regions, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones and Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Kris Faafoi has announced today.  The investment from the Provincial Growth Fund will be used to […]

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PGF investment to fast track regional freight hub

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on PGF investment to fast track regional freight hub

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: PGF investment to fast track regional freight hubA $40 million investment from the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will enable KiwiRail to build a new regional freight hub near Palmerston North, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today. This investment will be used by KiwiRail to complete site master-planning and […]

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