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South Frame home to NZ’s first ‘Raining Poetry’

Published By   /  June 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on South Frame home to NZ’s first ‘Raining Poetry’

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: South Frame home to NZ’s first ‘Raining Poetry’ Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner today opened the Mollett Street block of Christchurch’s South Frame, which includes new laneways, people-friendly public spaces and New Zealand’s first ‘Raining Poetry’ installation. “Stencilled onto the laneway using an […]

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Canterbury construction still strong

Published By   /  June 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Canterbury construction still strong

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Canterbury construction still strong Construction data in greater Christchurch indicates building activity is still going strong, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says. The latest Greater Christchurch Dashboard — Construction Activity focuses on residential and non-residential building activity since the earthquakes and the Canterbury […]

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New Zealand to join Marrakesh Treaty

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Disability Issues, Jacqui Dean, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand to join Marrakesh Treaty

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand to join Marrakesh Treaty The Government will join an international treaty to improve access to written materials for blind and visually impaired New Zealanders, Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner and Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean say. The Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate […]

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Minister and Mayor host inaugural City Leaders’ Forum

Published By   /  June 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Minister and Mayor host inaugural City Leaders’ Forum

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister and Mayor host inaugural City Leaders’ Forum The inaugural City Leaders’ Forum was an open, productive and engaging discussion on the city’s regeneration, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner and Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel say. The Forum — the first in a series […]

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Quakes change education landscape

Published By   /  June 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Quakes change education landscape

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Quakes change education landscape Education data highlights the changing landscape of greater Christchurch following the earthquakes, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says. The Greater Christchurch Dashboard — Education looks at trends in education enrolments and progress in the Christchurch Schools Rebuild Programme. “The […]

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Scholarships for aspiring Pacific health professionals

Published By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Scholarships for aspiring Pacific health professionals

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Scholarships for aspiring Pacific health professionals Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner is congratulating 30 Dunedin tertiary students awarded Pacific Health Scholarships today. The Ministry of Health-funded scholarships aim to strengthen the Pacific health and disability workforce by providing financial assistance to Pacific students committed to […]

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Tourism on the up in Christchurch

Published By   /  June 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Tourism on the up in Christchurch

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Tourism on the up in Christchurch Tourism data shows greater Christchurch is back on the itinerary for many international visitors but Christchurch still has some work to do replenishing its accommodation stocks, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says. The latest Greater Christchurch Dashboard […]

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Stream restoration takes top Green Ribbon

Published By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Stream restoration takes top Green Ribbon

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Stream restoration takes top Green Ribbon A highly successful Hawke’s Bay stream restoration project has taken out the top prize at the 2017 Green Ribbon Awards, announced tonight by Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner. “My congratulations to the Whangawehi […]

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Standardised packaging regulations released

Published By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Standardised packaging regulations released

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Standardised packaging regulations released Regulations standardising the packaging of tobacco products have been approved by Cabinet and released online, Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner and Maori Party Co-Leader Marama Fox say. “More than 5000 New Zealanders die of smoking-related illnesses each year — that’s about […]

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Canterbury wellbeing data shows positive trends

Published By   /  June 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Canterbury wellbeing data shows positive trends

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Canterbury wellbeing data shows positive trends Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner is welcoming data released today on the wellbeing of greater Christchurch residents. The latest Greater Christchurch Dashboard — Wellbeing, which uses data from Canterbury District Health Board’s Canterbury Wellbeing Survey, shows more […]

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Celebrating World Smokefree Day

Published By   /  May 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Celebrating World Smokefree Day

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Celebrating World Smokefree Day Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner is encouraging New Zealanders to help their friends and family quit smoking this World Smokefree Day. “More than 5000 New Zealanders die of smoking-related illnesses each year. Nearly 1500 of those people die between the ages […]

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Scope of multi-use arena study released

Published By   /  May 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Scope of multi-use arena study released

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Scope of multi-use arena study released Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner and Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel are today releasing the Terms of Reference for a pre-feasibility study into a new multi-use arena in Christchurch. Earlier this month the Government announced it would fund […]

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$205.4m for disability support services

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Disability Issues, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $205.4m for disability support services

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $205.4m for disability support services Budget 2017 will invest an extra $205.4 million over four years to maintain and improve disability support services, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner say. “The Government is committed to providing disabled people with more support […]

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More aged care nurses to meet growing demand

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on More aged care nurses to meet growing demand

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More aged care nurses to meet growing demand Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says the number of registered nurses working in rest homes and aged care facilities has increased significantly since 2011 and is more than keeping pace with New Zealand’s growing need for dementia, […]

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Canterbury unemployment remains low

Published By   /  May 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Canterbury unemployment remains low

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Canterbury unemployment remains low The latest Greater Christchurch Dashboard shows unemployment in Canterbury is increasing but remains well below national levels, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says. Greater Christchurch Dashboard — Labour Market is the second in a series of data snapshots designed […]

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Dashboard shows housing picture in greater Christchurch

Published By   /  May 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Dashboard shows housing picture in greater Christchurch

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Dashboard shows housing picture in greater Christchurch Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner today released the first data snapshot in a series designed to more accurately and transparently track the regeneration process. The first Greater Christchurch Dashboard features average house price and weekly rental […]

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Grants to boost use of NZ Sign Language

Published By   /  May 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Disability Issues, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Grants to boost use of NZ Sign Language

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Grants to boost use of NZ Sign Language Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner is marking the end of New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) week by announcing funding for 17 NZSL projects. The NZSL Board, established to promote and maintain NZSL, allocates $1.25 million annually to […]

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Scholarships to lift Pacific health presence

Published By   /  May 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Scholarships to lift Pacific health presence

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Scholarships to lift Pacific health presence A record number of Pacific Health Scholarships will be awarded this year, Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says. The scholarship programme, funded by the Ministry of Health, aims to help build the number of Pacific people in the health […]

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Kapa haka and Te Reo may help prevent dementia

Published By   /  May 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Kapa haka and Te Reo may help prevent dementia

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Kapa haka and Te Reo may help prevent dementia Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner is welcoming new research that suggests kapa haka and speaking Te Reo may help older Māori avoid dementia. In 2013, the Government invested $1.8 million in Life and Living in Advanced […]

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NZ confident of plain packaging WTO case

Published By   /  May 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on NZ confident of plain packaging WTO case

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ confident of plain packaging WTO case Trade Minister Todd McClay and Associate Health Minister Nicki Wagner say we have been working closely with Australia in the fight for tobacco plain packaging laws and believe the World Trade Organisation (WTO) case will be important for […]

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