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Major reduction in numbers of people diagnosed with HIV

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Major reduction in numbers of people diagnosed with HIV

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Major reduction in numbers of people diagnosed with HIVAssociate Health Minister Julie Anne Genter is pleased that new results show a significant drop in the number of people diagnosed with HIV after increases for the previous five years. Results out today from the AIDS Epidemiology Group, which is based at […]

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Volunteers at the heart of protecting Devonport Peninsula

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Auckland, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC volunteer, Environment, National Volunteer Week, New Zealand Government, Predator Free 2050, Predator Free New Zealand, predator-free, Public Sector, volunteering, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on Volunteers at the heart of protecting Devonport Peninsula

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Volunteers at the heart of protecting Devonport Peninsula Volunteers are at the heart of the community effort to protect native birds on the Devonport peninsula. National Volunteer Advisor Chris Charles tells us about the great work volunteers in the community are undertaking to keep native […]

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Whio education resource in te reo for Taranaki schools

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, may18, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, whiostory2018  /  Comments Off on Whio education resource in te reo for Taranaki schools

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Whio education resource in te reo for Taranaki schools A new resource in te reo Māori has been released by DOC in Taranaki. It looks closely at whio, the very special ducks that live on the rivers and streams of Mounga Taranaki.

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Interim decision on Hato Petera College

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Interim decision on Hato Petera College

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Interim decision on Hato Petera CollegeMinister of Education Chris Hipkins has today shared with Hato Petera College’s Commissioner his interim decision to cancel the College’s integration agreement. “In April this year the proprietor of Hato Petera College, the Roman Catholic Bishop of Auckland, and I decided to initiate a consultation […]

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Govt to shine a light on misuse of New Zealand companies and directorships

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Govt to shine a light on misuse of New Zealand companies and directorships

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Govt to shine a light on misuse of New Zealand companies and directorshipsMeasures to increase transparency and combat misuse of New Zealand companies have been progressed today with the release of a discussion paper for consultation. Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Hon Kris Faafoi says the paper, approved by […]

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Housing New Zealand board appointments

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, 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 Housing New Zealand board appointments

Source: New Zealand Government Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford has announced the appointment of Mark Gosche as deputy chair of the Housing New Zealand board. “As a former Cabinet minister with years of leadership experience, Mark Gosche has the right skills to contribute to the Housing NZ Board,” Phil Twyford said. “Since retiring […]

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Bulletin article discusses the pros and cons of issuing a central bank digital currency

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Bulletin article discusses the pros and cons of issuing a central bank digital currency

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 19 June 2018 The pros and cons of a public digital currency issued by a central bank are evaluated in an article published today in the Reserve Bank Bulletin. The focus of the article is how a public digital currency might affect four key central bank functions: […]

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Jail sentence for recidivist pāua poacher

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Exporters, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Jail sentence for recidivist pāua poacher

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for Primary Industries 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Jail sentence for recidivist pāua poacher The jailing of a man over pāua poaching offences sends a strong message that the illegal gathering and selling of pāua on the black market will not be tolerated, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).

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Foreign buyer screening law reported back

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Foreign buyer screening law reported back

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Foreign buyer screening law reported backThe Bill putting in place the Government’s policy of banning overseas buyers of existing houses has been reported back to Parliament by the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee.  “This law will ensure that the market for our homes is a New Zealand market not an […]

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Suffrage125 to be celebrated across NZ

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Suffrage125 to be celebrated across NZ

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Suffrage125 to be celebrated across NZ People across Aotearoa New Zealand will soon be able to apply for funding to celebrate 125 years of voting for women, the Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter announced today.  Minister Genter launched the $300,000 contestable fund as a Budget announcement at He Tohu – […]

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Health volunteers recognised at Parliament

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Health volunteers recognised at Parliament

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Health volunteers recognised at ParliamentHealth Minister Dr David Clark has announced Turangi-based Kim Gosman is the overall winner of the 2018 Minister of Health Volunteer Awards.  “The Minister of Health Volunteer Awards celebrate and recognise the thousands of dedicated health sector volunteers who give many hours of their time to […]

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Gisborne storm flooding classified as medium-scale adverse event

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Gisborne storm flooding classified as medium-scale adverse event

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Gisborne storm flooding classified as medium-scale adverse eventWhile events continue to unfold, the flooding damage around the Tolaga Bay area of Gisborne meets the criteria for a medium-scale event, Ministers Damien O’Connor and  Meka Whaitiri announced today. Metservice has forecast heavy rain and severe gales for parts of northern and […]

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Volunteers are the “Hearts of our Communities”

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Volunteers are the “Hearts of our Communities”

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Volunteers are the “Hearts of our Communities”Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector, Peeni Henare, is calling for Kiwis to be involved in the 2018 Te Wiki Tūao a Motu, National Volunteer Week, from 17-23 June. “National Volunteer Week celebrates the millions of Kiwis who give their time, skills and […]

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Young New Zealanders head to Asia on Prime Minister’s Scholarships

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Young New Zealanders head to Asia on Prime Minister’s Scholarships

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Young New Zealanders head to Asia on Prime Minister’s ScholarshipsEducation Minister Chris Hipkins has congratulated 180 New Zealanders who have been awarded prestigious Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia (PMSA) as part of the second 2017/18 round.    The students from across New Zealand include 60 individuals and 12 groups of […]

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Natural hazards resilience projects funded

By   /  June 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Natural hazards resilience projects funded

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Natural hazards resilience projects fundedMinister of Civil Defence Hon Kris Faafoi has announced funding for five additional projects in regional New Zealand to enhance resilience to natural hazards. The grants totalling $121,530 are awarded from the 2018/2019 Resilience Fund, an annual fund of $889,000 administered by the Ministry of Civil […]

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Support Te Kupenga 2018 for our people

By   /  June 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Support Te Kupenga 2018 for our people

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Support Te Kupenga 2018 for our peopleTe Kupenga 2018 is an absolute  priority for our people so that our Coalition Government can be informed of what is happening in the Māori world, says the Minister for Māori Development Nanaia Mahuta.  Te Kupenga is a Stats NZ survey that will interview […]

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Matariki Reception 2018

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Governor General  /  Comments Off on Matariki Reception 2018

Source: New Zealand Governor General Kei aku nui, tae atu ki te hunga taiohi, nau mai, haere mai. Haere mai tatau i te wā o Matariki nei, me Puanga. Nā rātau te ki, ” No runga ngā mea papai katoa “. No reira, Haere mai tatau. Titiro whakarunga. Greetings to you all tonight, and especially […]

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Government declines application to mine conservation land at Te Kuha

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government declines application to mine conservation land at Te Kuha

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Government declines application to mine conservation land at Te KuhaAn application to mine coal on public conservation land near Te Kuha in the Buller District has been declined, Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage and Minister of Energy Resources Megan Woods announced today. Rangitira Developments Ltd had applied for an access […]

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Have your say on marine biodiversity in the high seas

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Export and Trade, Foreign Affairs, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Trade  /  Comments Off on Have your say on marine biodiversity in the high seas

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade We want your views on negotiations towards a new UN treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in these areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ) We want to hear your views on New Zealand’s participation in negotiations on a new UN treaty. This treaty […]

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Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board to be investigated

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board to be investigated

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board to be investigatedMāori Development Minister Mahuta has announced that she has directed an investigation into the affairs of the Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board under section 33 of the Māori Trust Boards Act 1955.  “In my capacity as Minister for Māori Development I have received a range […]

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