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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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NZ contributing $1.5 million towards Sunda Strait tsunami recovery

By   /  December 31, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on NZ contributing $1.5 million towards Sunda Strait tsunami recovery

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: NZ contributing $1.5 million towards Sunda Strait tsunami recoveryNew Zealand is contributing $1.5 million to help recovery efforts following the devastating tsunami that struck the Sunda Strait, in Indonesia, Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says. The funding is being directed to the International Federation of the Red Cross (ICRC) Emergency Appeal. […]

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Strong Pacific contribution celebrated in New Year’s Honours

By   /  December 31, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Strong Pacific contribution celebrated in New Year’s Honours

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Strong Pacific contribution celebrated in New Year’s Honours“Pacific women feature strongly in the 2019 New Year’s Honours list in recognition of their diverse contribution to Pacific Aotearoa in a range of fields including literature, fashion, mental health, youth development, sports, leadership and governance,” says Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William […]

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New Year’s Honours recognise work that addresses climate change

By   /  December 31, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Year’s Honours recognise work that addresses climate change

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: New Year’s Honours recognise work that addresses climate changeThe Minister for Climate Change congratulates recipients in the 2019 New Year’s Honours whose work is helping Aotearoa New Zealand understand and address climate change.   James Shaw has extended his congratulations to Sir Stephen Tindall, now a Knight Grand Companion of […]

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Exporters first to benefit as CPTPP takes effect today

By   /  December 30, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Exporters first to benefit as CPTPP takes effect today

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Exporters first to benefit as CPTPP takes effect todayNew Zealand exporters are among the first to benefit from the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership which takes effect today. “The CPTPP provides New Zealand with trade agreements for the first time with three significant economies: Japan, Canada and Mexico,” Minister for Trade […]

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NZ disappointed at Japan’s decision to leave International Whaling Commission

By   /  December 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on NZ disappointed at Japan’s decision to leave International Whaling Commission

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: NZ disappointed at Japan’s decision to leave International Whaling CommissionForeign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says Japan’s position in the International Whaling Commission was discussed with his Japanese counterpart, Foreign Minister Taro Kono. “While we seriously welcome the announcement that Japan will cease whaling in the Southern Ocean, we are disappointed […]

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Statement from New Zealand Government on Indonesian Tsunami

By   /  December 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Statement from New Zealand Government on Indonesian Tsunami

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Statement from New Zealand Government on Indonesian TsunamiPrime Minister Jacinda Ardern has expressed her condolences to the Government and people of Indonesia for the loss of life and damage following yesterday’s tsunami which hit the Sunda Strait. “My thoughts are with the loved ones of the victims and everyone affected by […]

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Ngāti Rangitihi progress towards settlement

By   /  December 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Ngāti Rangitihi progress towards settlement

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Ngāti Rangitihi progress towards settlementNgāti Rangitihi and the Crown are one step closer to settling historical Treaty claims after an Agreement in Principle was signed in the Bay of Plenty today, said Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Andrew Little. “I acknowledge the rangatira of Ngāti Rangithi at Rangiaohia Marae […]

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Minister applauds appointment of woman Māori judge

By   /  December 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Minister applauds appointment of woman Māori judge

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Minister applauds appointment of woman Māori judgeThe Minister of Māori Development, Hon Nanaia Mahuta  has applauded the appointment of the new District Court Judge in Northland. this will be welcome news to those advocates on the child youth justice space who recognise the experience and insight that Ms King will […]

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Let’s have a safe and enjoyable summer around our dogs

By   /  December 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Let’s have a safe and enjoyable summer around our dogs

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Let’s have a safe and enjoyable summer around our dogsThe Minister of Local Government, Hon Nanaia Mahuta says we have to be vigilant around our dogs this summer. “It’s important that dog owners keep a watchful eye over their dogs, especially around children. “Every summer we see our friends and […]

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Economy has solid momentum heading into 2019

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, 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 Economy has solid momentum heading into 2019

Source: New Zealand Government New Zealand’s economy is in good shape heading into 2019, with data showing annual GDP growth of 3%, strength in regional economic activity, and rising confidence among consumers and businesses, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says. “The Coalition Government’s economic plan is focussed on making sure the economy has the underlying fundamentals […]

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Announcement of new Ambassador to Iraq

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Announcement of new Ambassador to Iraq

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Announcement of new Ambassador to IraqForeign Minister Winston Peters today announced the appointment of diplomat Tredene Dobson as Ambassador to Iraq. “Ms Dobson has worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade since 2003 serving in Seoul, and as Deputy Head of Mission in Jakarta and to ASEAN. She […]

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Announcement of new Ambassador to Chile

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Announcement of new Ambassador to Chile

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Announcement of new Ambassador to ChileForeign Affairs Minister Winston Peters today announced the appointment of career diplomat Linda Te Puni as New Zealand’s next Ambassador to Chile. “New Zealand and Chile enjoy a close and long-standing relationship and Ms Te Puni is very well qualified to continue our work together,” Mr […]

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Announcement of new Ambassador to the Philippines

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Announcement of new Ambassador to the Philippines

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Announcement of new Ambassador to the PhilippinesForeign Affairs Minister Winston Peters today announced the appointment of diplomat Peter Kell as Ambassador to the Philippines. Mr Kell is currently Deputy Head of Mission and Consul General in Japan. He has served in the UK, Japan and the Solomon Islands, and has […]

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Announcement of new High Commissioner to Samoa

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Announcement of new High Commissioner to Samoa

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Announcement of new High Commissioner to SamoaForeign Minister Winston Peters today announced that diplomat Dr Trevor Matheson has been appointed the new High Commissioner to Samoa, with accreditation to American Samoa. “As a long-serving diplomat, Dr Matheson is more than suitably qualified for his new role,” says Mr Peters. “Dr […]

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Appointment of District Court Judge

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Appointment of District Court Judge

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Appointment of District Court JudgeLa-Verne King of Taemaro, Te Tai Tokerau has been appointed as a District Court Judge in Northland, Attorney-General David Parker announced today.  La-Verne King, whose iwi include Ngatikahu ki Whangaroa and Ngati Paoa, was admitted to the Bar in 1989.   In 1994, along with Judge Ida […]

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