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Speech to the Better Public Media Trust AGM

By   /  April 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Speech to the Better Public Media Trust AGM

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Speech to the Better Public Media Trust AGMThe last time I was in this room was probably about 2 and a half, maybe three years ago, and it was to hold a forum on public broadcasting. It was in my role as opposition spokesperson for Broadcasting.  Among those  attending the […]

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Opening Speech to the Play By Play Conference, Wellington

By   /  April 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Opening Speech to the Play By Play Conference, Wellington

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Opening Speech to the Play By Play Conference, WellingtonGood morning and thank you for inviting me to open the Play by Play conference, now in its third year. It’s great to see events such as the Play by Play festival happening in Wellington, and the gaming sector promoting itself as […]

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New Zealand and Pacific Island countries to partner with Royal Academy of Arts on ‘Oceania’ exhibition

By   /  April 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealand and Pacific Island countries to partner with Royal Academy of Arts on ‘Oceania’ exhibition

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: New Zealand and Pacific Island countries to partner with Royal Academy of Arts on ‘Oceania’ exhibitionNew Zealand and Pacific Island countries will partner with the Royal Academy of Arts on the Oceania exhibition in London from 29 September to 10 December this year. Oceania will mark 250 years since the […]

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Papakāinga provides refuge in time of need

By   /  April 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Papakāinga provides refuge in time of need

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Papakāinga provides refuge in time of needOne year on from the Edgecumbe floods local whānau in ongoing and urgent need of a place to live will now benefit from new papakāinga housing, says Māori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta. The Minister has attended the opening and blessing of five two-bedroom, pre-fabricated […]

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Minister heads south to discuss improvements to civil defence response

By   /  April 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Minister heads south to discuss improvements to civil defence response

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Minister heads south to discuss improvements to civil defence responseMinister of Civil Defence Kris Faafoi will visit Dunedin and Invercargill next week to hear from the regions on how Civil Defence Emergency Management can be improved. Mr Faafoi will be in Dunedin on Monday 23 April to meet with Otago […]

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Fake account a reminder for online vigilance

By   /  April 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Fake account a reminder for online vigilance

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Fake account a reminder for online vigilanceBroadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran is urging people to report any suspicious activity on their Facebook accounts to CERT NZ. Ms Curran says all New Zealanders who are active online are vulnerable to having their accounts compromised or fake accounts created […]

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Biodiversity on your doorstep

By   /  April 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, biodiversity, Conservation, data, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, monitoring, Native animals, Native plants, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Biodiversity on your doorstep

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Biodiversity on your doorstep Did you know you can find out what species live near you? Thanks to our new, interactive biodiversity information tool you can explore up to date biodiversity data across New Zealand’s conservation land. Our national biodiversity monitoring programme collects the data […]

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R&D tax incentive discussion document released

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on R&D tax incentive discussion document released

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: R&D tax incentive discussion document released  Today Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods and Revenue Minister Stuart Nash released the Research and Development Tax Incentive Discussion Document for public consultation.   “This Government is committed through our coalition agreement with New Zealand First to increasing business R&D expenditure to […]

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Remarks to the Otago Chamber of Commerce

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Remarks to the Otago Chamber of Commerce

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Remarks to the Otago Chamber of CommerceFinance Minister Grant Robertson: Remarks to the Otago Chamber of Commerce, 18 April 2018: Kia Ora, good afternoon, it’s good to be back in Dunedin. Today, I want to spend a bit of time setting the context for where New Zealand is in economic […]

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Andrew Little enters Pike River portal

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Andrew Little enters Pike River portal

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Andrew Little enters Pike River portalMinister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry Andrew Little, and Pike Family representatives Anna Osborne and Sonya Rockhouse have entered the Pike River Mine portal. “Today we walked together into the mine portal to demonstrate a safe re-entry is possible. I made the emotional journey with […]

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Land report highlights issues with soil degradation

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, Ministry for the Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Land report highlights issues with soil degradation

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for the Environment – Release/Statement Headline: Land report highlights issues with soil degradation An environmental report released today has found we are damaging and losing our soils and our native plants and animals. Our land 2018 is the latest report in the environmental reporting series published by the Ministry for […]

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Environment report highlights serious land issues

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Environment report highlights serious land issues

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Environment report highlights serious land issuesA report on the state of the country’s land has highlighted the impact of urban sprawl, the loss of important wetlands and emerging problems associated with soil compaction. The Our land 2018 report, released by the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ today, confirms […]

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R&D tax incentive proposals announced

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Inland Revenue Department, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on R&D tax incentive proposals announced

Source: New Zealand Inland Revenue Department – Press Release/Statement: Headline: R&D tax incentive proposals announced Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods and Revenue Minister Stuart Nash today launched public consultation on proposals for implementing a research and development tax incentive. The objective is to encourage businesses to invest more into research and development. The […]

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Ardern and May discuss trade and international security threats

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Ardern and May discuss trade and international security threats

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Ardern and May discuss trade and international security threatsEmerging threats to the global rules based system and international security issues featured in the first meeting between Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and British Prime Minister Theresa May in London today at No.10 Downing St. “The United Kingdom is New Zealand’s oldest […]

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Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Nest check for Pegleg and Sinbad Colby

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, Fiordland, Fiordland Kiwi Diaries, Fiordland National Park, Haast tokoeka, Jobs at DOC, kiwi, National parks, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Science  /  Comments Off on Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Nest check for Pegleg and Sinbad Colby

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Nest check for Pegleg and Sinbad Colby We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the eleventh in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka […]

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DOC and NIWA release fish passage guidelines

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, Ministry for the Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on DOC and NIWA release fish passage guidelines

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for the Environment – Release/Statement Headline: DOC and NIWA release fish passage guidelines “The New Zealand Fish Passage Guidelines sets out recommended practice for the design of instream infrastructure to provide for fish passage. The intent of these guidelines, developed by NIWA and DOC in partnership with the New Zealand […]

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Freedom camping working group announced

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Freedom camping working group announced

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Freedom camping working group announcedTourism Minister Kelvin Davis today announced the members of the working group that will develop solutions to freedom camping issues.  The working group was announced in March following a meeting between Mr Davis and 32 mayors and deputy mayors from across the country. “The issues around […]

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Speech by Associate Environment Minister Nanaia Mahuta to NZ Association for Environmental Education conference

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Speech by Associate Environment Minister Nanaia Mahuta to NZ Association for Environmental Education conference

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Speech by Associate Environment Minister Nanaia Mahuta to NZ Association for Environmental Education conferenceSpeech notes for Associate Environment Minister Nanaia Mahuta to NZ Association for Environmental Education conference, Wellington, 18 April 2018. It takes a great deal of effort to organise a major conference and I would like to start […]

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Youth offending rates fall

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Youth offending rates fall

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Youth offending rates fallThe first Youth Justice Indicators Summary Report has been released today by the Associate Minister of Justice Aupito William Sio. The report shows the rate of offending for children (aged 10-13 years) has fallen by 59%, and offending by young people (aged 14-16 years) has dropped by […]

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Fish friendly guidelines landed

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Fish friendly guidelines landed

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Fish friendly guidelines landedFreshwater fish will have a better chance of survival under guidelines launched by Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage today. “Some freshwater fish need to be able to move freely between lakes, rivers, streams and the ocean in order to breed but often can’t because of human made obstacles. […]

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