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Ministers priorities consultation on climate change

By   /  March 15, 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 Ministers priorities consultation on climate change

Source: New Zealand Government Changes to the Terms of Reference for the Interim Climate Change Committee will better prepare the Government to initiate meaningful change to key legislation, addressing the implications of our changing climate. These changes were announced this morning by Minister for Climate Change James Shaw, Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor and Minister […]

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Investment boost for Mid-North tourism

By   /  March 15, 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 Investment boost for Mid-North tourism

Source: New Zealand Government The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will invest $2.8 million to further economic growth opportunities in tourism in the Mid-North and help lift the prosperity and wellbeing of its communities, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis announced today. “The PGF is investing $1.79 million to redevelop and enhance Te Waiariki Ngawha Springs, located near […]

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Te Uru Rākau and Corrections joint planting pilot launched

By   /  March 15, 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 Te Uru Rākau and Corrections joint planting pilot launched

Source: New Zealand Government A pilot will see release to work prisoners training and working in the forestry sector as part of the One Billion Trees Programme, Forestry Minister Shane Jones and Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis announced today. The pilot – jointly developed by Te Uru Rākau and the Department of Corrections – will involve […]

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$1 million to help Tasman fire recovery

By   /  March 15, 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 $1 million to help Tasman fire recovery

Source: New Zealand Government The Lottery Grants Board (Board) has agreed to allocate up to $1 million to the Tasman Mayoral Disaster Relief Fund, Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin announced today. “The contribution will help the Tasman community in their recovery effort from the devastating fires,” says Minister Martin, the Presiding Member of the Lottery […]

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Climate legislation progressing

By   /  March 15, 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 Climate legislation progressing

Source: New Zealand Government The Coalition Government is working on the final details of climate change legislation that will set New Zealand on the path to being carbon zero by 2050.  “This is ground-breaking legislation. No New Zealand Government has ever had to pass a law that over a 30 year timeframe seeks to stop […]

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Fire and Emergency New Zealand funding to be reviewed

By   /  March 15, 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 Fire and Emergency New Zealand funding to be reviewed

Source: New Zealand Government Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin announced today that Government will be reviewing how Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) is funded. “We’re having a look at the funding structure of FENZ to see if we can provide a stable, simple funding system that is fair to individuals and businesses.” FENZ is […]

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Appointments to Lottery Distribution Committee

By   /  March 15, 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 Appointments to Lottery Distribution Committee

Source: New Zealand Government Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin today announced four appointments to the National Lottery Individuals with Disabilities Committee. The Committee’s purpose is to allocate grants for mobility and communication equipment to help adults, young people and children with disabilities to achieve independence and gain access to the community. The Minister appointed Mercia […]

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Whangarei tourism PGF announcements

By   /  March 15, 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 Whangarei tourism PGF announcements

Source: New Zealand Government PREPARED FOR DELIVERY 48 Riverside Drive, Whangarei 15 March 2019   Thank you for all being here today at the town basin. It’s great to see so many local people here. I’m proud to be here today announcing the Government’s investment, through the Provincial Growth Fund, in two key Whangarei tourism […]

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Tourism investment boost for Whangarei

By   /  March 15, 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 Tourism investment boost for Whangarei

Source: New Zealand Government The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is investing over $2 million in two tourism initiatives which will further enhance Whangarei as a tourist destination and support the region’s economic growth, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis announced today. “Tourism is set to continue to grow in Whangarei and it’s crucial that we invest to […]

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Ongoing improvements to fleeing drivers policy

By   /  March 15, 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 Ongoing improvements to fleeing drivers policy

Source: New Zealand Government Police Minister Stuart Nash is backing Police efforts to improve the way frontline officers handle fleeing driver incidents. “The joint review of 268 fleeing driver incidents during 2017 was released today by Police and the IPCA. The review shows that in general, the Police approach to these events is fit for […]

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Opening of Te Puna Ora o Mataatua, Tū Māia Rangatahi Hub

By   /  March 15, 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 Opening of Te Puna Ora o Mataatua, Tū Māia Rangatahi Hub

Source: New Zealand Government I am very pleased to be invited here today by Te Puna Ora o Mataatua for the opening of the Tū Māia Rangatahi Hub. I’d acknowledge Chief Executive Dr Chris Tooley and your team for all the work you have done behind the scenes in the lead up to this momentous […]

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New employment hub to support rangatahi in Eastern Bay of Plenty

By   /  March 15, 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 employment hub to support rangatahi in Eastern Bay of Plenty

Source: New Zealand Government A new employment hub in Whakatāne will help get more rangatahi earning and learning Employment Minister Willie Jackson said today at the opening of the Tū Māia Rangatahi Hub. In August 2018, the Government announced $1.76 million in He Poutama Rangatahi funding for Te Puna Ora o Mataatua to support their […]

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ADDRESS BY THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL ON THE OCCASION OF THE SWEARING IN OF JUSTICE WINKELMANN AS CHIEF JUSTICE OF NEW ZEALAND AND TOKELAU

By   /  March 14, 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 ADDRESS BY THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL ON THE OCCASION OF THE SWEARING IN OF JUSTICE WINKELMANN AS CHIEF JUSTICE OF NEW ZEALAND AND TOKELAU

Source: New Zealand Government ADDRESS BY THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL 14 March 2019  E te Kaiwhakawā Tumuaki, e te Perehitene, e ngā kaiwhakawā o te Kōti Matua, tēna koutou. May it please the Court, the Chief Justice, the President, your Honours. Your Honour, it gives me great pleasure to appear on behalf of the Government on the […]

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Reserve Bank presented with award for the Bank Financial Strength Dashboard

By   /  March 14, 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 presented with award for the Bank Financial Strength Dashboard

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand Release date 14 March 2019 The Reserve Bank has received the ‘Initiative of the Year’ award for the Bank Financial Strength Dashboard at the Central Banking Publications annual awards. Head of Financial System Policy Analysis Toby Fiennes accepted the award on behalf of the Reserve Bank at a ceremony […]

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Making communities safer by supporting ex-prisoners into work

By   /  March 14, 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 Making communities safer by supporting ex-prisoners into work

Source: New Zealand Government Corrections is doing what works with rehabilitation, giving people the support they need to come out of prison less likely to re-offend, Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis said at the Otago Corrections Facility (OCF) Employers Open Day today. “Our Government is committed to building safer, more connected communities and that means providing […]

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Membership of Australia New Zealand e-Invoicing Board

By   /  March 14, 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 Membership of Australia New Zealand e-Invoicing Board

Source: New Zealand Government Joint statement with Hon Stuart Robert, Australian Assistant Treasurer The Governments of Australia and New Zealand have announced the membership of the Australia and New Zealand Electronic Invoicing Board (ANZEIB) today. This is an important step towards implementing e-Invoicing across both countries to help businesses save time and money by allowing […]

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Minister leads pou whakairo ceremony in Santiago

By   /  March 14, 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 Minister leads pou whakairo ceremony in Santiago

Source: New Zealand Government Māori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta, who is on her first official mission to Chile, led the ceremony naming and gifting of a carved pou whakairo at the Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral in Santiago today. “This pou is a response to this specific site and its history, reflecting challenges of the past […]

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New Zealand’s National Statement delivered at the UN

By   /  March 14, 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 Zealand’s National Statement delivered at the UN

Source: New Zealand Government Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter delivered New Zealand’s National Statement at the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations in New York. “E aku rangatira, tēnā koutou katoa, ka nui te honore, ki te mihi, ki a koutou. Madam Chair New Zealand aligns itself with the […]

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Pacific Peoples Minister to attend Cook Islands’ Climate Change Development and Resilience Round Table

By   /  March 13, 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 Peoples Minister to attend Cook Islands’ Climate Change Development and Resilience Round Table

Source: New Zealand Government Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio, will represent New Zealand at the Cook Islands’ Climate Change Development and Resilience Round Table this week, which will be held on the 14 and 15 March. “New Zealand supports an ambitious global response to climate change and is taking action to support adaptation […]

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Primary sector export value continues to climb

By   /  March 13, 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 Primary sector export value continues to climb

Source: New Zealand Government New Zealand’s primary sector exports continue to exceed expectations with revenue forecast to grow 6.9% on the previous financial year.   Today the Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor, Minister of Fisheries Stuart Nash and Minister of Forestry Shane Jones announced the Ministry for Primary Industries has released its Situation and Outlook report […]

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