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Prominent museum director remembered

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Prominent museum director remembered

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Prominent museum director rememberedPrime Minister and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Jacinda Ardern today expressed sorrow at the death of highly-regarded museum director Thérèse Angelo. “Thérèse made a tireless and substantial contribution to the New Zealand heritage sector, and wider Canterbury community, during her career. “With more than three […]

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Himalayan tahr control operation proceeding

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Himalayan tahr control operation proceeding

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Himalayan tahr control operation proceedingThe Minister of Conservation welcomes the planned start this Thursday, weather permitting, of the  Department of Conservation’s Himalayan tahr control operation following discussion and consultation with hunters and other stakeholders on the Tahr Liaison Group. “The target of controlling 10,000 Himalayan tahr over the next eight […]

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Next phase in rewrite of Overseas Investment rules

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Next phase in rewrite of Overseas Investment rules

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Next phase in rewrite of Overseas Investment rulesThe Government is launching the second chapter in its rewrite of the Overseas Investment Act to ensure investments are consistent with New Zealand’s national interest.   This will also focus on reducing complexity and cutting unnecessary red tape, Associate Finance Minister David Parker […]

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Future focussed review of Māori media sector

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Future focussed review of Māori media sector

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Future focussed review of Māori media sectorThe Minister for Māori Development, Hon Nanaia Mahuta, has asked Te Puni Kōkiri to undertake a policy review of the Māori broadcasting sector. “New and advancing technology has disrupted the broadcasting environment as we knew it. We need to ensure that Māori broadcasting is […]

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Supporting Air New Zealand to reduce plastic waste

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, Ministry for the Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Supporting Air New Zealand to reduce plastic waste

Source: Ministry for the Environment Air New Zealand has today announced a commitment to swap out its Air New Zealand owned single-use plastic packaging to compostable or recyclable alternatives on all Domestic routes by October 2019. The Ministry for the Environment has worked collaboratively with Air New Zealand on this initiative, providing advice on lower […]

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Mastercard and Business NZ launch of ‘Staying Safe Online’ for New Zealand Businesses

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Mastercard and Business NZ launch of ‘Staying Safe Online’ for New Zealand Businesses

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Mastercard and Business NZ launch of ‘Staying Safe Online’ for New Zealand BusinessesGood morning and thank you for having me here during Cyber Smart Week for the launch of Staying Safe Online for Small Business. I’d like to start by thanking Ruth Riviere for that great introduction to Staying Safe […]

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Rodeo report a disappointment and fails animals

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Green Party, KB, KB, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Rodeo report a disappointment and fails animals

Source: Green Party The Green Party believes animals should not suffer to provide entertainment for people and we are calling for a ban on the use of animals in rodeo events. “The Green Party is disappointed with NAWACs rodeo report and think waiting for further research and the rodeo association to self-regulate is negligent and […]

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Don’t be fooled by fake news

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  1080, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Animal pests, battle for our birds, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, kiwi, myths, New Zealand Government, Pest control, Predator Free New Zealand, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Don’t be fooled by fake news

Source: Department of Conservation New Zealanders care about nature and it’s our job to protect it. There’s been a lot of discussion recently around our use of biodegradable 1080 to control predators. The biggest threat to New Zealand’s wildlife is introduced pests like rats, stoats and possums – about 80% of our bird species are […]

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Speech to NZPIF AGM 2018

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Speech to NZPIF AGM 2018

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Speech to NZPIF AGM 2018Introduction Thank you for inviting me here this evening to speak to you. Thank you Andrew for your introduction and thank you Cliff Seque and the Otago Property Investors’ Association for hosting us in Dunedin. I’d also like to acknowledge Sharon Cullwick, President of the Property […]

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Sport Minister disturbed by report findings

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Sport Minister disturbed by report findings

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Sport Minister disturbed by report findingsThe findings of a report into Cycling New Zealand’s (CNZ) high performance programme are deeply disappointing, Minister for Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson said on Monday. He was commenting following the release of the report by Michael Heron QC who was appointed by High Performance […]

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Katherine Mansfield House and Garden Anniversary

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Governor General  /  Comments Off on Katherine Mansfield House and Garden Anniversary

Source: New Zealand Governor General E nga mana, e nga reo, e nga iwi o te motu e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Kia ora tātou katoa. Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, warm greetings to you all. I specifically acknowledge: His Excellency Scott Brown, Ambassador of the USA; Nicola Willis, Member […]

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RSI System Performance Report released

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on RSI System Performance Report released

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: RSI System Performance Report releasedResearch, Science and Innovation Minister Hon Dr Megan Woods today announced the release of the 2018 Research, Science and Innovation System Performance Report, detailing how New Zealand is performing in key areas. “Findings show that New Zealand’s science system is highly productive, and produces a large […]

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2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism opening ceremony

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism opening ceremony

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism opening ceremonyThe official 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism opening ceremony will be held at Te Papa in February 2019, announced Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis today. The opening ceremony will be held on 20 February 2019, with a special event at Te Papa, and […]

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Speech: Xiyangyang Expo Opening Night Gala

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Speech: Xiyangyang Expo Opening Night Gala

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Speech: Xiyangyang Expo Opening Night GalaNi Men Hao. Good evening everyone. Tonight marks a special occasion – it is the first China-New Zealand industry event in the lead-up to the China New Zealand Year of Tourism 2019. Before I go on, there are some key people I want to acknowledge […]

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Speech: Māori Legal, Business and Governance Forum

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Speech: Māori Legal, Business and Governance Forum

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Speech: Māori Legal, Business and Governance ForumI’m honoured to be here as the first Minister for Māori Crown Relations: Te Arawhiti. I understand many of you are keen to hear what this portfolio’s all about. I think that kōrero is also relevant to the kaupapa you’re all here to discuss […]

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Opening remarks: Māori Education Peak Bodies Wānanga

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Opening remarks: Māori Education Peak Bodies Wānanga

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Opening remarks: Māori Education Peak Bodies WānangaTēnā koutou, e hoa mā. He tino koanga ngākau kua huihui mai tātau ki tā tātau kaupapa. Ko koutou ngā kaiwhakahaere me ngā mātanga o ngā mahi nei hei hāpai i ngā iwi o te motu, arā ko ngā ākonga me ō rātau whānau […]

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Speech: Tourism New Zealand Business Events Dinner

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Speech: Tourism New Zealand Business Events Dinner

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Speech: Tourism New Zealand Business Events DinnerI would like to thank Kerry Prendergast and Stephen England-Hall, and the team at Tourism New Zealand for organising this great event tonight. It’s an honour to be here to celebrate the success of the business events sector. I would like to offer my […]

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Minister travels to Europe and Japan

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Minister travels to Europe and Japan

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Minister travels to Europe and JapanMinister travels to Europe and Japan   Minister Megan Woods will travel this week to Estonia, Norway and Japan to attend a series of meetings and bilateral engagements covering a number of her portfolios.   As Digital Services Minister, Woods is representing New Zealand at the […]

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Monitoring our Marine Reserves: Surprising ideas

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Akaroa, AM-NC, Banks Peninsular, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, Marine, marine monitoring, Marine Reserves, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Research, staff  /  Comments Off on Monitoring our Marine Reserves: Surprising ideas

Source: Department of Conservation Marine Ranger Tom MacTavish takes us through the fifth and final installment in our blog series from the marine reserve monitoring project at Banks Peninsula using baited underwater video. Read the series of blogs here. Tom’s report on ‘Biological monitoring of marine protected areas at Banks Peninsula using baited underwater video (BUV)’ […]

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International recognition for Christchurch’s Avon-Heathcote Ihutai Estuary

By   /  October 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on International recognition for Christchurch’s Avon-Heathcote Ihutai Estuary

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: International recognition for Christchurch’s Avon-Heathcote Ihutai EstuaryThe Christchurch home of the bar-tailed godwit/kuaka has joined an exclusive list of wetlands making up the East Asian-Australasian Flyway (EAAF) network. The Department of Conservation have been working with the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai Trust for the last two years to have the estuary recognised internationally […]

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