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New tourism fund receives 43 applications

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Tourism  /  Comments Off on New tourism fund receives 43 applications

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New tourism fund receives 43 applications The first round of the new $100 million Tourism Infrastructure Fund has attracted 43 eligible applications, says Tourism Minister Paula Bennett. “We received 39 eligible applications from 29 councils for infrastructure projects that will help communities with growing visitor […]

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124 years since NZ women got the vote

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Women  /  Comments Off on 124 years since NZ women got the vote

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: 124 years since NZ women got the vote Women’s Minister Paula Bennett is encouraging all New Zealanders to take some time tomorrow, on Suffrage Day, to reflect on women’s rights in New Zealand. “I’m so proud to live in a country that was the first […]

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Great Short and Great Day Walks announced

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Great Short and Great Day Walks announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Great Short and Great Day Walks announced Some of New Zealand’s finest tracks are set to become part of a new network of Great Short and Great Day walks, Tourism Minister Paula Bennett and Conservation Minister Maggie Barry have announced. “We’re bringing new facilities and […]

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Gender Pay Gap reduction great news for women

By   /  September 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Women  /  Comments Off on Gender Pay Gap reduction great news for women

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Gender Pay Gap reduction great news for women Women’s Minister Paula Bennett has today welcomed a reduction in the Gender Pay Gap of almost three percentage points. Statistics New Zealand today announced that the Gender Pay Gap is now 9.4 per cent for the June […]

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New scholarship to support greenhouse gas research

By   /  August 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Climate Change Issues, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on New scholarship to support greenhouse gas research

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New scholarship to support greenhouse gas research A new $400,000 scholarship programme to build global expertise on climate change, agriculture and food security will boost New Zealand’s contribution to agricultural greenhouse gas research say Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy. […]

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Applications open for Tourism Infrastructure Fund

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Applications open for Tourism Infrastructure Fund

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Applications open for Tourism Infrastructure Fund Tourism Minister Paula Bennett is calling on councils to apply for co-funding from the new $100 million Tourism Infrastructure Fund which opens today. Budget 2017 invests $100 million over four years for the development of visitor-related public infrastructure such […]

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New tools to help meet climate change targets

By   /  July 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Climate Change Issues, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New tools to help meet climate change targets

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New tools to help meet climate change targets Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett is today announcing a package of changes that the Government will make to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) to ensure it puts New Zealand in the best possible position to achieve its […]

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Private sector commits to closing the pay gap

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Women  /  Comments Off on Private sector commits to closing the pay gap

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Private sector commits to closing the pay gap Women’s Minister Paula Bennett has today released guidance for private sector companies about actions they can take to close their gender pay gap. “The Ministry for Women has spoken to 26 companies about their experiences and what […]

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Air Force careers for women taking flight

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Defence, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Women  /  Comments Off on Air Force careers for women taking flight

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Air Force careers for women taking flight Women’s Minister Paula Bennett and Defence Minister Mark Mitchell are congratulating the Royal New Zealand Air Force for an initiative aimed at attracting more young women into the Air Force. The School to Skies programme highlights the range […]

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First additional recruits start Police College

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Police, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on First additional recruits start Police College

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: First additional recruits start Police College Police Minister Paula Bennett has today welcomed the first of the 880 additional frontline officers to Police College. “In February the Prime Minister and I announced there would be an additional 1125 Police Staff, including 880 sworn officers. These […]

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Lives saved by 111 caller location technology

By   /  July 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communications, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Peter Dunne, Police, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Lives saved by 111 caller location technology

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Lives saved by 111 caller location technology The new caller location system for 111 mobile phone calls has already made a significant impact in the two months it has been up and running, say Police Minister Paula Bennett, Communications Minister Simon Bridges and Internal Affairs […]

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Tourism Infrastructure Fund panel announced

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Tourism Infrastructure Fund panel announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Tourism Infrastructure Fund panel announced Tourism Minister Paula Bennett today announced the panel for the new $100 million Tourism Infrastructure Fund to help local communities respond to increased visitor numbers. The panel will be responsible for assessing proposals and recommending a package of infrastructure projects […]

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Appointments to New Zealand Tourism Board

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Appointments to New Zealand Tourism Board

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Appointments to New Zealand Tourism Board Minister of Tourism Paula Bennett today announced the appointment of Jan Hunt and the reappointment of Chris Parkin as members of the New Zealand Tourism Board. Mrs Hunt is a director at Skyline Enterprises and Jumping New Zealand. Previously […]

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Govt funding to boost Canterbury tourism

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Govt funding to boost Canterbury tourism

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Govt funding to boost Canterbury tourism Tourism Minister Paula Bennett and Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges today announced that the Government will provide $160,000 to support tourism strategy projects in Canterbury. The announcement was made as part of the refresh of the Canterbury Regional Economic […]

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Police to test victim video statements

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Police, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Police to test victim video statements

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Police to test victim video statements Police Minister Paula Bennett and Justice Minister Amy Adams say using digital devices to take onsite statements from victims of family violence will reduce the stress on victims, save Police time and create richer evidence for the courts. “From […]

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Government response to firearms select committee report

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Police, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Government response to firearms select committee report

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government response to firearms select committee report Police Minister Paula Bennett has today responded to the Law and Order Select Committee report on issues relating to the illegal possession of firearms. The Select Committee’s terms of reference were to focus on how widespread firearms possession […]

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$5.2m for 28 new tourism infrastructure projects

By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Tourism  /  Comments Off on $5.2m for 28 new tourism infrastructure projects

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $5.2m for 28 new tourism infrastructure projects Applicant Co-funding Ashburton District Council $105,000 of funding for works to construct toilet facilities at Lake Camp. The new facilities will respond to the significant increase in visitor numbers around the Ashburton Lakes and help manage existing pressure, […]

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Funding to prevent violent robberies

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Police, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Funding to prevent violent robberies

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding to prevent violent robberies Police Minister Paula Bennett has announced that $1.8 million will be made available for robbery prevention at dairies, superettes and small local businesses. “We’ve listened to the concerns of shop keepers, that’s why we’ve put aside this money to be […]

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Greenhouse gas emissions decline

By   /  May 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Climate Change Issues, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Greenhouse gas emissions decline

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Greenhouse gas emissions decline The latest Greenhouse Gas Inventory shows gross emissions have remained stable since 2003 and declined in 2015 as New Zealand is becoming more carbon efficient, says Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett. “Domestic greenhouse gas emissions have stabilised while our economy and […]

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