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Government declines application to mine conservation land at Te Kuha

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government declines application to mine conservation land at Te Kuha

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Government declines application to mine conservation land at Te KuhaAn application to mine coal on public conservation land near Te Kuha in the Buller District has been declined, Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage and Minister of Energy Resources Megan Woods announced today. Rangitira Developments Ltd had applied for an access […]

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Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board to be investigated

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board to be investigated

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board to be investigatedMāori Development Minister Mahuta has announced that she has directed an investigation into the affairs of the Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board under section 33 of the Māori Trust Boards Act 1955.  “In my capacity as Minister for Māori Development I have received a range […]

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Trees for Manawatū-Whanganui

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Trees for Manawatū-Whanganui

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Trees for Manawatū-WhanganuiThe Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will provide almost $1 million to see 1,350,000 trees planted on private land this winter in the Manawatū-Whanganui region, Forestry and Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today. The PGF will provide $970,600 which will be used to plant a range of […]

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International visitor levy consultation launch speech

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on International visitor levy consultation launch speech

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: International visitor levy consultation launch speechI’d like to welcome everyone and thank you for coming. It is a real privilege to be the Minister for a sector that makes such a significant contribution to New Zealand. The tourism industry is delivering jobs, economic growth and outstanding experiences. 3.8 million International […]

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International visitor levy consultation opens

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on International visitor levy consultation opens

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: International visitor levy consultation opensPlans to ease the cost burden on communities and ratepayers for tourism-related infrastructure through a proposed a levy on international visitors have been announced by Minister of Tourism Kelvin Davis today.  The levy would be collected through visa applications and a proposed Electronic Travel Authority. Australians […]

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Waikeria Announcement Speech

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Waikeria Announcement Speech

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Waikeria Announcement SpeechGood Afternoon everyone, and thank you for being here today. Now, I know I get criticised for not always being the smoothest in the House, or the best at media interviews. Working on the hard issues; putting my head down and finding good solutions to big problems is […]

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No American-style mega prison, Government delivers new thinking

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on No American-style mega prison, Government delivers new thinking

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: No American-style mega prison, Government delivers new thinking500 bed high security prison to be constructed at Waikeria First-of-its-kind 100 bed mental health facility Completion due by early 2022  The Government will build a world-leading high security replacement prison at Waikeria, setting a new direction for Corrections in New Zealand while […]

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Funding for NZSL initiatives

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Funding for NZSL initiatives

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Funding for NZSL initiativesMinister for Disability Issues, Hon Carmel Sepuloni is pleased to announce that $441,338.75 is to be awarded to national and local initiatives to promote the use of New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL). Carmel Sepuloni says, “Every year the NZSL Board identifies its priorities for the NZSL Fund, which supports […]

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Boost for central North Island tourism

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Boost for central North Island tourism

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Boost for central North Island tourismThe Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will provide a $10 million loan to Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Ltd for the construction of a high-speed gondola on the Whakapapa ski field, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has announced. The development will provide a boost for tourism across […]

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Science investment to support bovis fight

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Science investment to support bovis fight

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Science investment to support bovis fightThe Coalition Government is investing $30 million over two years in scientific research to support the fight against Mycoplasma bovis, says Agriculture and Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor. “We will continue to call on all the available domestic and international scientific expertise to track and eradicate […]

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2000 lowest paid public servants get pay boost

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on 2000 lowest paid public servants get pay boost

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: 2000 lowest paid public servants get pay boostAll employees in the core public service will receive an hourly rate of at least $20.55, the 2018 Living Wage, Minister of State Services Chris Hipkins announced today. The new hourly rate – or annualised equivalent of $42,744 – includes full-time, part-time and […]

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Proposals to strengthen border security

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Proposals to strengthen border security

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Proposals to strengthen border securityPlans to strengthen border security by requiring most airline and cruise passengers to provide better information before leaving their home country have been released for consultation by Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway. “Our tourism industry is in great health, leading to a huge increase in the number […]

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Aquaculture drives seafood export earnings

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Aquaculture drives seafood export earnings

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Aquaculture drives seafood export earningsNew Zealand’s export earnings from seafood are on the rise, with aquaculture leading the way, says Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash. The Ministry for Primary Industries’ Situation and Outlook report for June 2018 predicts New Zealand’s seafood export earnings will grow from $1.8 billion to $2.1 billion […]

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Bright outlook for primary industries

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bright outlook for primary industries

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Bright outlook for primary industriesThe primary industries are forecast to inject more than 42 billion export dollars into New Zealand’s economy this year, says Minister for Agriculture Damien O’Connor. The Ministry for Primary Industries’ Situation and Outlook report for June 2018 was launched at the 50th Fieldays at Mystery Creek […]

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Celebrating exceptional primary industry employers

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Celebrating exceptional primary industry employers

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Celebrating exceptional primary industry employersAssociate Agriculture Minister Meka Whaitiri has today launched the new Good Employer Awards in recognition of outstanding primary industry employers and those that provide services to the primary industries. The new awards are sponsored by Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and the Agricultural and Marketing Research […]

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Primary Industry Science Scholarships – winners announced

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Primary Industry Science Scholarships – winners announced

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Primary Industry Science Scholarships – winners announcedAssociate Agriculture Minister Meka Whaitiri has announced the winner of the Postgraduate Science Scholarship at National Fieldays today. The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) Postgraduate Science Scholarship offers Masters and PhD students funding to support their primary industry research in New Zealand. “The aim […]

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Christchurch to host earthquake symposium

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Christchurch to host earthquake symposium

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Christchurch to host earthquake symposium  A two-day Symposium is to be held later this year on the lessons learned from the Canterbury earthquakes, with a plan for it to lead into a bigger international event marking the quakes 10th anniversary in 2021, Minister Megan Woods and Mayor Lianne Dalziel have […]

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New Zealand statement to the United Nations Conference of States Parties Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealand statement to the United Nations Conference of States Parties Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: New Zealand statement to the United Nations Conference of States Parties Convention on the Rights of Persons with DisabilitiesNew Zealand Mission to the United Nations – Te Mangai o Aotearoa General Debate: United Nations Conference of States Parties Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – New Zealand statement Delivered by […]

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Overwhelming interest from developers in KiwiBuild

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Overwhelming interest from developers in KiwiBuild

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Overwhelming interest from developers in KiwiBuildAlmost 100 proposals have been received from developers in response to the Government’s KiwiBuild Buying off the Plans tender, says Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford. “Our early market testing indicated we would get a healthy response but I did not envision this level […]

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Making our rural intersections safer

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Making our rural intersections safer

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Making our rural intersections saferInnovative electronic speed signs, proven to cut serious crash rates by nearly 80 percent, will be installed at ten more high-risk intersections around the country as part of the Government’s $22.5 million Boost Safety Programme, says Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter. The NZ Transport Agency […]

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