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Vanuatu Prime Minister visits New Zealand

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Vanuatu Prime Minister visits New Zealand

Source: New Zealand Government Vanuatu’s Prime Minister Charlot Salwai will visit New Zealand from 20 to 23 May, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today. “New Zealand and Vanuatu have a long history of close friendship. I look forward to welcoming Prime Minister Salwai here and discussing further opportunities to strengthen the relationship between our countries,” […]

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PM congratulates Scott Morrison on election victory

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on PM congratulates Scott Morrison on election victory

Source: New Zealand Government Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has congratulated Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on his election victory. “New Zealand and Australia have the strongest of ties and they will continue. I look forward to continuing to strengthen the relationship between our two countries in the coming years,” Jacinda Ardern said. “I phoned Prime […]

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Breaking the cycle of family and sexual violence

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Breaking the cycle of family and sexual violence

Source: New Zealand Government Breaking the cycle of family and sexual violence and better supporting survivors is a major feature of the Wellbeing Budget, with the Government delivering the largest ever investment in family and sexual violence and support services. The budget package will deliver more support services to more New Zealanders, major campaigns aimed at […]

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Wellbeing Budget supports new rheumatic fever initiative

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Wellbeing Budget supports new rheumatic fever initiative

Source: New Zealand Government The Wellbeing Budget will support Māori and Pacific communities to develop their own community-led initiatives in the fight against rheumatic fever, said Associate Minister of Health Jenny Salesa at a pre-Budget announcement in South Auckland today. “The Wellbeing Budget is supporting better health outcomes for Māori and Pacific people,” said Jenny […]

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NZ joins Chile and Singapore in talks on a Digital Economy Partnership

By   /  May 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on NZ joins Chile and Singapore in talks on a Digital Economy Partnership

Source: New Zealand Government New Zealand will join Chile and Singapore in talks to establish new trade rules and best practice for the digital era. “The future of international trade is digital. Our three countries have a strong record of working together on the rules and best practice for international trade policy,” Trade and Export […]

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Major investment brings rapid transit to Airport a step closer

By   /  May 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Major investment brings rapid transit to Airport a step closer

Source: New Zealand Government Aucklanders are one step closer to getting rapid transit to the airport, Transport Minister Phil Twyford and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff announced today. Auckland Transport has awarded the contract for the upgrade of the Puhinui Rail Station Interchange to the McConnell Dowell-Built Environs Joint Venture. Phil Twyford said the Government understands […]

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Prime Minister launches New Zealand-Singapore Enhanced Partnership

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister launches New Zealand-Singapore Enhanced Partnership

Source: New Zealand Government An even closer relationship between Singapore and New Zealand has been launched by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today that will see trade, defence, cybersecurity, education and arts and culture ties strengthened and an improved working holiday scheme for young New Zealanders launched.  The New Zealand-Singapore Enhanced Partnership, signed today in Singapore […]

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Pacific representation to the Manukau District Court is welcomed

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Pacific representation to the Manukau District Court is welcomed

Source: New Zealand Government The Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio says the appointment of Auckland barrister Faumui Penelope (Lope) Ginnen as a District Court Judge will be welcomed and celebrated by the Pacific Peoples of Aotearoa and the Pacific region.  She will be based in Manukau and will also have jurisdiction as a […]

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Delivering a better freedom camping system for all

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Delivering a better freedom camping system for all

Source: New Zealand Government Following the success of last summer, a further $8 million is being made available to continue delivering a better freedom camping system and to encourage responsible camping across New Zealand, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis announced today. The funding will be available for summer 2019/20 for education and ambassador programmes, enforcement activity […]

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Issues paper on GST integrity open for feedback

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Issues paper on GST integrity open for feedback

Source: New Zealand Government Inland Revenue has released an issues paper on how to align an aspect of GST with international best practice and principles. Revenue Minister Stuart Nash is encouraging interested parties to make submissions by 28 June. “New Zealand’s tax rules are held up internationally as a model for a good way to […]

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PGF investment in horticulture expansion and jobs

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on PGF investment in horticulture expansion and jobs

Source: New Zealand Government The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is partnering with Eastern Bay of Plenty landowners to accelerate the development of horticulture and create year-round employment for up to 175 people over three years, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today. The Te Kaha Landowners Group (TKG) will receive a $370,000 grant in […]

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NZ condolences over passing of Bob Hawke

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on NZ condolences over passing of Bob Hawke

Source: New Zealand Government NZ acknowledges the passing of Bob Hawke  Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters is expressing the condolences of New Zealand with former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke passing away.  “We extend our condolences to his family and to the people of Australia.  Bob Hawke was an extraordinary and talented Australian who made […]

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Racing betting levy repealed

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Racing betting levy repealed

Source: New Zealand Government Racing Minister Winston Peters has announced a repeal of the betting levy (racing totalisator duty) currently paid by the racing industry to the Crown. Mr Peters made the pre-Budget announcement when opening the Karaka May sales auction in Auckland today. The Minister announced that payment of the levy to the Crown […]

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Betting levy repealed

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Betting levy repealed

Source: New Zealand Government Opening of Karaka May Sales Betting Levy Announcement “Progress to revitalise the racing industry” Introduction Good morning everyone. It is a pleasure to be with you all here today to open the 2019 Karaka May Sale. The 240-lot catalogue being offered is a further showcase of New Zealand’s premier thoroughbreds. My […]

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Funding skills and training for young people

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Funding skills and training for young people

Source: New Zealand Government The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is investing in three programmes to help unemployed people into future jobs generated by economic growth in the Bay of Plenty. Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones and Employment Minister Willie Jackson made the announcements – worth more than $2.2 million – today in Kawerau. The […]

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Prime Minister to visit Singapore to launch Enhanced Partnership

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister to visit Singapore to launch Enhanced Partnership

Source: New Zealand Government Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will travel to Singapore on Friday 17 May to launch the New Zealand-Singapore Enhanced Partnership and meet Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and President Halimah Yacob. “We have a close and collaborative relationship based on shared history and interests. I am pleased to be visiting Singapore […]

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Creating a sustainable forestry sector

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Creating a sustainable forestry sector

Source: New Zealand Government The Wellbeing Budget will enable further transformation of New Zealand’s forestry sector after the successful rollout of the Government’s One Billion Trees programme, Forestry Minister Shane Jones says. “Forestry plays a key role in many of our Government’s priority areas – enhancing regional development, supporting Maori to realise the potential of […]

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Ensuring New Zealand benefits from sustainable tourism growth

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Ensuring New Zealand benefits from sustainable tourism growth

Source: New Zealand Government The New Zealand-Aotearoa Government Tourism Strategy, which aims to deliver benefits to New Zealanders through productive, sustainable and inclusive tourism growth, has been launched today by Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis and Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage. The new Strategy sets out a more deliberate and active role for government in tourism, to […]

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Latest Emissions Trading Scheme reforms target transparency and compliance

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Latest Emissions Trading Scheme reforms target transparency and compliance

Source: New Zealand Government The second set of improvements to the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS) have been announced to further encourage greenhouse gas emissions reductions and increase forestry planting, said the Minister for Climate Change. These latest changes will: improve transparency within the NZ ETS, increase rates of compliance with the scheme, […]

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New integrated stroke and rehabilitation unit for Auckland City Hospital

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New integrated stroke and rehabilitation unit for Auckland City Hospital

Source: New Zealand Government Thousands of stroke patients will benefit from better care at a new integrated stroke and rehabilitation inpatient unit at Auckland City Hospital Health Minister David Clark says. The new facility, to be built within existing space at the hospital, will create an extra 41 beds, help meet future demand, and enable […]

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