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Climate change not so cool

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Climate change not so cool

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Climate change not so coolWith temperatures high around the country, Associate Health Minister Julie Anne Genter has launched the Ministry of Health’s new Heat Health Plan Guidelines. “Climate change is a big threat to our society, and we need to plan for anticipated weather like hotter days now,” says Ms […]

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CPTPP meeting agrees guidelines to expand trade agreement

By   /  January 20, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on CPTPP meeting agrees guidelines to expand trade agreement

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: CPTPP meeting agrees guidelines to expand trade agreementThe first Commission meeting of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has reached agreement on guidelines to expand the trade agreement. Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker welcomed the agreement on accession procedures – one of the decisions made by […]

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First NZ Study on effects of screen-time on pre-school children

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on First NZ Study on effects of screen-time on pre-school children

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: First NZ Study on effects of screen-time on pre-school childrenObesity, poorer motor skills, hyperactivity problems and poor sleep are just some of the effects that may be experienced by pre-school children who exceed New Zealand’s screen-time guidelines, according to a study funded by the Ministry of Social Development’s Children and […]

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Growth in Police deployments

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Growth in Police deployments

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Growth in Police deploymentsThe first Police graduation for 2019 creates a new total of 1,101 frontline officers deployed around the country since the Coalition Government took office. Police Minister Stuart Nash today presented awards to the top recruits of Wing 322, whose Patron is the former Police Minister and current […]

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Parker to attend first CPTPP Commission meeting in Tokyo

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Parker to attend first CPTPP Commission meeting in Tokyo

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Parker to attend first CPTPP Commission meeting in TokyoMinister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker heads to Tokyo later this week for the first Commission meeting of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) trade agreement, which came into force on 30 December 2018.  “This is a significant milestone.  […]

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Andrew Little to lead delegation to UN Human Rights Review

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Andrew Little to lead delegation to UN Human Rights Review

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Andrew Little to lead delegation to UN Human Rights ReviewJustice Minister, Andrew Little, lead a delegation to New Zealand’s third Universal Periodic Review at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on 21 January. The Universal Periodic Review considers of New Zealand’s human rights records over the last five […]

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Benefit rates remain low

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Benefit rates remain low

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Benefit rates remain lowLatest benefit figures show the proportion of the working-age population receiving a main benefit remains similar to this time last year, with the rate of people on youth and parent benefits continuing to decline, Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni said today. The total proportion of working age […]

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PM to promote trade and wellbeing at World Economic Forum

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on PM to promote trade and wellbeing at World Economic Forum

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: PM to promote trade and wellbeing at World Economic ForumPrime Minister Jacinda Ardern will be promoting free trade agreements with the UK and EU and the Government’s wellbeing agenda to global leaders when she heads to London, the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and Brussels next week. The primary […]

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Finance Minister travels to Davos World Economic Forum, Brussels and London

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Finance Minister travels to Davos World Economic Forum, Brussels and London

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Finance Minister travels to Davos World Economic Forum, Brussels and LondonFinance Minister Grant Robertson will accompany the Prime Minister to Davos, Switzerland, to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF). He will also visit Belgium and the United Kingdom for economic and business engagements. “This is a very timely trip given […]

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Government accounts show books in good order

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government accounts show books in good order

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Government accounts show books in good orderThe latest Crown financial statements released today show the Government’s books are in good order, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says. The Treasury today published the Crown accounts for the five months ended 30 November 2018, showing a surplus of $261 million over the five […]

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Extra Safety Boost for Manawatu-Wanganui Roads

By   /  January 13, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Extra Safety Boost for Manawatu-Wanganui Roads

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Extra Safety Boost for Manawatu-Wanganui RoadsAssociate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter today announced an extension of the Government’s Safety Boost Programme targeting rural roads in Manawatu-Wanganui. The NZ Transport Agency will invest $20 million in lower cost safety improvements on rural State highways. This will include five Manawatu-Wanganui roads: SH56: […]

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Extra Safety Boost for Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay Roads

By   /  January 13, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Extra Safety Boost for Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay Roads

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Extra Safety Boost for Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay RoadsAssociate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter today announced an extension of the Government’s Safety Boost Programme targeting rural roads in Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay. The NZ Transport Agency will invest $20 million in lower cost safety improvements on rural State highways. This […]

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Extra Safety Boost for West Coast Roads

By   /  January 13, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Extra Safety Boost for West Coast Roads

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Extra Safety Boost for West Coast RoadsAssociate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter today announced an extension of the Government’s Safety Boost Programme targeting roads on the West Coast. The NZ Transport Agency will invest $20 million in lower cost safety improvements on rural State highways. This will include two West […]

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Extra Boost for Rural Road Safety

By   /  January 13, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Extra Boost for Rural Road Safety

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Extra Boost for Rural Road SafetyAssociate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter today announced an extension of the Government’s Safety Boost Programme to prevent deaths and serious injuries on rural New Zealand roads. The NZ Transport Agency will be investing $20 million to upgrade 670 kilometres of rural State highways across […]

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ACC initiative to help business be healthier and safer

By   /  January 10, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on ACC initiative to help business be healthier and safer

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: ACC initiative to help business be healthier and saferA $22 million investment by ACC into workplace injury prevention grants and subsidies will help make it easier for Kiwi businesses to keep their workplaces healthy and safe, says ACC Minister Iain Lees-Galloway. “ACC will invest $22 million over five years into […]

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More Kiwis getting emergency message

By   /  January 4, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on More Kiwis getting emergency message

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: More Kiwis getting emergency messageAlmost twice as many people received the test Civil Defence emergency alert to their mobile phone at its last test – meaning more New Zealanders than ever are capable of getting a heads-up in an emergency. Minister of Civil Defence Hon Kris Faafoi says six out […]

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It’s World Braille Day

By   /  January 4, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on It’s World Braille Day

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: It’s World Braille DayMinister for Disability Issues Carmel Sepuloni welcomes the United Nations’ first ever World Braille Day.  World Braille Day raises awareness of the importance of Braille to blind and partially sighted persons worldwide and its role in enhancing their independence.  “Braille is helping around 700 blind New Zealanders […]

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Too many people killed over Christmas

By   /  January 3, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Too many people killed over Christmas

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Too many people killed over ChristmasThe official holiday period has ended with nine people tragically killed in crashes on New Zealand roads.  This is two people fewer than the 12 who died last holiday season.  “My thoughts are with the families, friends and communities of the nine people who have […]

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Let’s make 2019 different and take care on our roads

By   /  January 1, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Let’s make 2019 different and take care on our roads

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Let’s make 2019 different and take care on our roadsAfter another tragic year on New Zealand roads, Associate Minister of Transport Julie Anne Genter is emphasising Government’s commitment to improving the country’s road safety record. “380 people were killed on our roads in 2018. It is staggering and unnecessary loss […]

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Provisional figure for 2018 road deaths

By   /  January 1, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Provisional figure for 2018 road deaths

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Provisional figure for 2018 road deathsPolice Minister Stuart Nash has extended his sympathies to the families and friends of the 380 people who died in vehicle accidents during 2018. Mr Nash has confirmed the provisional number of road deaths for 2018 has exceeded the annual toll for 2017, when 378 […]

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