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Annual review of Regeneration Act tabled

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Annual review of Regeneration Act tabled

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Annual review of Regeneration Act tabled An annual review confirms the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 is working appropriately and flexibly, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says. The review, presented to the House today, does not recommend any amendments. “While we don’t need […]

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Continued support for North Canterbury

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Continued support for North Canterbury

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Continued support for North Canterbury A free and independent advisory service to assist North Canterbury residents with quake-related insurance claims is being extended, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner and Kaikoura MP Stuart Smith say. The announcement follows the success of a pilot programme […]

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Thousands return to central Christchurch

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Thousands return to central Christchurch

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Thousands return to central Christchurch Thousands of workers are returning to central Christchurch under a government programme designed to reactivate the city centre, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says.  The Christchurch Integrated Government Accommodation programme (CIGA) was officially completed yesterday with the opening […]

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Main works under way for Christchurch Convention Centre

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Main works under way for Christchurch Convention Centre

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Main works under way for Christchurch Convention Centre The Government has awarded a $240 million contract to complete the design and construction of Christchurch Convention Centre, Minister supporting Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says. “Work on the convention centre will begin shortly with our newly-appointed main […]

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Report shows drop in pregnancy smoking rate

By   /  August 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Report shows drop in pregnancy smoking rate

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Report shows drop in pregnancy smoking rate Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Associate Minister Nicky Wagner welcome a new report which shows a continued downward trend in the percentage of pregnant women smoking. The latest Report on Maternity shows 14.2 per cent of pregnant women […]

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Quakes change the face of Christchurch

By   /  August 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Quakes change the face of Christchurch

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Quakes change the face of Christchurch The Christchurch earthquakes have had a significant impact on the make-up and distribution of people in Canterbury, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says. The latest Greater Christchurch Dashboard — Population looks at changes in the resident population, […]

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‘Living with Low Vision’ resource

By   /  August 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on ‘Living with Low Vision’ resource

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: ‘Living with Low Vision’ resource Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says a new resource is available to help people with low vision better manage everyday tasks.  Low vision — reduced vision or vision loss that cannot be corrected or improved by glasses, medicine or surgery […]

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Sumner-Lyttelton corridor safety project complete

By   /  August 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Sumner-Lyttelton corridor safety project complete

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Sumner-Lyttelton corridor safety project complete The transfer of 17 properties from the Crown to Christchurch City Council marks the completion of a vital safety project along the Sumner-Lyttleton Corridor, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says. “The corridor is currently the only way to […]

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New pathway for smokeless tobacco products

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New pathway for smokeless tobacco products

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New pathway for smokeless tobacco products The Government will establish a pre-market approval system for smokeless tobacco and nicotine-delivery products, other than e-cigarettes, Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says. This follows a decision in March to legalise the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes. “There are a […]

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Stop smoking services producing good results

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Stop smoking services producing good results

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Stop smoking services producing good results An overhaul of smoking cessation services has had a significant impact on quit rates, Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says. Sixteen new regional smoking cessation services began operating in July last year with the aim of better supporting smokers […]

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2018 Census to include new disability questions

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Disability Issues, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on 2018 Census to include new disability questions

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: 2018 Census to include new disability questions Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner is welcoming the decision to include questions on disability in the 2018 Census. “The Census collects important data about who we are as New Zealanders. Including a question set to identify people who […]

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Second forum to focus on ‘regeneration ecosystem’

By   /  July 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Second forum to focus on ‘regeneration ecosystem’

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Second forum to focus on ‘regeneration ecosystem’ The second City Leaders’ Forum will be held tomorrow, providing another opportunity to discuss aspects of Christchurch’s regeneration. Hosted by Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner and Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel, it will be facilitated by The […]

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Women embracing rebuild opportunities

By   /  July 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Women embracing rebuild opportunities

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Women embracing rebuild opportunities The number of women working in construction in Canterbury has more than doubled since the quakes, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says. This week’s Greater Christchurch Dashboard — Women in Construction shows the number of women working in both […]

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New appointments for Nature Heritage Fund Committee

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New appointments for Nature Heritage Fund Committee

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New appointments for Nature Heritage Fund Committee Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner today announced three appointments and two reappointments to the Nature Heritage Fund Committee. Jan Riddell (Winton) and Dr Gerry McSweeney (South Westland) have been reappointed to the Committee for two years. “As a […]

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Lease paves way for major regeneration projects

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Lease paves way for major regeneration projects

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Lease paves way for major regeneration projects Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner is welcoming a lease agreement that will open up almost 70 hectares of land for key regeneration projects in Waimakariri. Sixty eight hectares of Crown-owned residential red zone land, in the […]

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New disability system a step closer

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Disability Issues, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New disability system a step closer

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New disability system a step closer Disability Issues and Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says a hard-working and talented group has produced a high-level design for the transformed disability support system. “The co-design group, which includes disabled people, worked intensively over several months to create […]

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Transforming respite care

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Transforming respite care

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Transforming respite care Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner is today releasing a strategy to transform the way people who care for a disabled family member are supported. Transforming Respite is designed to give disabled people and their family members greater choice, control and flexibility when […]

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Praise for SCIRT but city work goes on

By   /  July 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Praise for SCIRT but city work goes on

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Praise for SCIRT but city work goes on The work of the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) to repair Christchurch’s earthquake-damaged infrastructure is the focus of the latest dashboard released by Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner. The Greater Christchurch Dashboard — Horizontal […]

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Minister welcomes regeneration report

By   /  July 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Minister welcomes regeneration report

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister welcomes regeneration report Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner is welcoming the release of a report summarising regeneration progress. The Monitoring Greater Christchurch Regeneration June 2017 report collates and analyses data in six key areas — demographics, the economy, infrastructure, wellbeing, housing and […]

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Cross-party support for Cathedral

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Cross-party support for Cathedral

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Cross-party support for Cathedral A cross-party letter included in the Government offer of reinstatement for ChristChurch Cathedral shows significant support for a prompt decision, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says. The letter — signed by the leaders of National, United Future, the Maori […]

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