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Hamilton to Auckland train on track

By   /  May 20, 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 Hamilton to Auckland train on track

Source: New Zealand Government Great progress is being made on the refurbishment of the Hamilton to Auckland train that will start up next year Transport Minister Phil Twyford said today. Today the Transport Minister visited KiwiRail’s Hutt Workshop with a number of Hamilton City and Waikato regional and district local government representatives to see work […]

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Reserve Bank announces next steps in Capital Review

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Economy, FifthEstate1, Finance, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Reserve Bank announces next steps in Capital Review

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 20 May 2019 The Reserve Bank has today announced the next steps in its Capital Review, following the closing of written submissions on Friday last week. The review proposes changes to regulatory capital requirements for locally incorporated banks. These include requiring bank shareholders to increase their stake […]

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New Deputy State Services Commissioner appointed

By   /  May 20, 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 Deputy State Services Commissioner appointed

Source: New Zealand Government Minister of State Services Chris Hipkins has today welcomed the appointment of Helene Quilter as Deputy State Services Commissioner. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the appointment at her post-cabinet press conference this afternoon. Ms Quilter is currently the Secretary of Defence and Chief Executive of the Ministry of Defence.  Over the […]

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Superannuation with care

By   /  May 20, 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 Superannuation with care

Source: New Zealand Government “Superannuation with care”  Opening Remarks at Grey Power AGM 9am, 20 May 2019 [CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY] Introduction Good morning. Acknowledgements to the Grey Power Executive and to all the members who have made the trip here today. It is a pleasure to be here to open the Grey Power annual general meeting […]

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New support for the Human Rights Review Tribunal

By   /  May 20, 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 support for the Human Rights Review Tribunal

Source: New Zealand Government The Associate Minister of Justice, Aupito William Sio, has today announced the appointment of five Deputy Chairpersons to the Human Rights Review Tribunal to ensure that people have greater access to justice and that their voices are heard.  “This Government has acknowledged the unacceptable backlog of cases before the Human Rights […]

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Rail connected Northport could transform golden triangle

By   /  May 20, 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 Rail connected Northport could transform golden triangle

Source: New Zealand Government Connecting Northport to rail and enabling it to service Auckland bound freight can make a major contribution to the development of the region, said Associate Transport Minister Shane Jones when releasing the business case on Northland rail today. “The Northland Rail business case, together with the recently released interim report from […]

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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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North Auckland Line (NAL) Business Case Released

By   /  May 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, Transport  /  Comments Off on North Auckland Line (NAL) Business Case Released

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Transport Last updated on: 18/05/2019 This business case has examined the rail options for Northland, and the strategic case for how rail investment in the region contributes to Government priorities. Read more about it here. ← Back to the news RSS Last updated on: 18/05/2019 MIL OSI

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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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Auckland Grammar 150th anniversary assembly

By   /  May 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Governor General  /  Comments Off on Auckland Grammar 150th anniversary assembly

Source: New Zealand Governor General Rau rangatira mā, e kui mā, e koro mā, e nga rangatahi o tenei kura, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Kia ora tātou katoa. Distinguished guests and students of the school – past and present, warm greetings to you all. I specifically acknowledge members of parliament, the Hon […]

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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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Reserve Bank censures ANZ

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Economy, FifthEstate1, Finance, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Reserve Bank censures ANZ

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 17 May 2019 The Reserve Bank has revoked ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited’s (ANZ) accreditation to model its own operational risk capital requirement due to a persistent failure in its controls and attestation process. ANZ is now required to use the standardised approach for calculating appropriate operational […]

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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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