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Government supports CarboNZero Zoo

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Scott Simpson  /  Comments Off on Government supports CarboNZero Zoo

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government supports CarboNZero Zoo The Government’s Waste Minimisation Fund has awarded $30,000 towards a feasibility study to help Wellington Zoo continue to reach their sustainability targets, Associate Environment Minister Scott Simpson announced today. “Wellington Zoo is setting the bar high for sustainability initiatives and advocating […]

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Legal challenge to national pest control regulations disappointing

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Legal challenge to national pest control regulations disappointing

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Legal challenge to national pest control regulations disappointing Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith is disappointed that a community group in Nelson, the Brook Valley Community Group, is legally challenging national regulations for pest control. “Pests like rats, stoats and possums kill 25 million native birds […]

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$9.4m to support students with English as a second language

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $9.4m to support students with English as a second language

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $9.4m to support students with English as a second language Students learning English as a second language will benefit from a further $9.4 million being made available under Budget 2017 to support schools over the next two years, says Education Minister Nikki Kaye. “New Zealand […]

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Green Party to run strong campaign to unseat Nick Smith in Nelson

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Green Party to run strong campaign to unseat Nick Smith in Nelson

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Green Party to run strong campaign to unseat Nick Smith in Nelson James Shaw MP on Friday, June 23, 2017 – 15:39 The Green Party is today announcing that its Nelson candidate, second term local councillor Matt Lawrey, will run to win the electorate and unseat […]

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Te Ture Whenua – gone by lunchtime?

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Te Ture Whenua – gone by lunchtime?

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Te Ture Whenua – gone by lunchtime? Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell has to front up about yesterday’s mysterious withdrawal of Te Ture Whenua Bill from Parliament’s order paper, says Labour’s Ikaroa Rawhiti MP Meka Whaitiri.  “Has he lost his way and has decided […]

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Gareth Hughes: Outer Space and High-altitude Activities Bill- Committee stage

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Gareth Hughes: Outer Space and High-altitude Activities Bill- Committee stage

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Gareth Hughes: Outer Space and High-altitude Activities Bill- Committee stage Kia ora, Mr Chair. Ngā mihi nui kia ora. I would echo the comments from the honourable member Stuart Nash that Peter Beck is doing a fantastic job. He is a great inspiration to, particularly, […]

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Gareth Hughes: Outer Space and High-altitude Activities Bill- Second Reading

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Gareth Hughes: Outer Space and High-altitude Activities Bill- Second Reading

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Gareth Hughes: Outer Space and High-altitude Activities Bill- Second Reading Kia ora. Ngā mihi nui ki a koutou. Kia ora. I rise to support the Outer Space and High-altitude Activities Bill. I was born in 1981, and I am always disappointed that in the 21st […]

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Western Corridor project several months ahead of schedule

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Western Corridor project several months ahead of schedule

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Western Corridor project several months ahead of schedule Transport Minister Simon Bridges today announced Christchurch’s $112 million Russley Road upgrade is on track to open early next year, several months ahead of schedule. Visiting the site, at the intersection of Memorial Avenue and Russley Road […]

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Bill English ignorance of law beggars belief

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bill English ignorance of law beggars belief

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Bill English ignorance of law beggars belief For Bill English to claim he and others in the National Party didn’t realise the law may have been broken in the Todd Barclay taping scandal is simply not credible, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. “The […]

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New cycleway opens in NZ’s 2017 Top Cycling Town

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on New cycleway opens in NZ’s 2017 Top Cycling Town

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New cycleway opens in NZ’s 2017 Top Cycling Town Transport Minister Simon Bridges opened the Puari ki Papanui/Papanui Parallel cycleway in Christchurch today, marking the second cycleway in the city to be completed through the Government’s Urban Cycleways Programme. The Papanui Parallel provides a 4.9km […]

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National dithers while tyres burn

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on National dithers while tyres burn

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: National dithers while tyres burn Denise Roche MP on Friday, June 23, 2017 – 12:51 The Government’s decision to waste nearly $20 million on subsidies for big business to burn tyres is further evidence of their mismanagement of the waste sector, the Green Party said […]

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$300k boost for Tarawera ultramarathon upgrade

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on $300k boost for Tarawera ultramarathon upgrade

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $300k boost for Tarawera ultramarathon upgrade The Tarawera ultramarathon will receive an investment of $300,000 over the next two years to support the expansion of the internationally successful event, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges says. The funding will support the Tarawera 100 Miler – a […]

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Film and Literature Board of Review Appointments

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Film and Literature Board of Review Appointments

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Film and Literature Board of Review Appointments Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced the reappointment of Dr Gareth Schott and Sandy Gill as members of the Film and Literature Board of Review, for new three-year terms along with the appointment of Rachael Schmidt-McCleave as […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Todd Barclay’s downfall – who loses and why

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, Legal issues, MIL NZ OSI, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: Todd Barclay’s downfall – who loses and why

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Analysis by Dr Bryce Edwards: Todd Barclay’s downfall – who loses and why National Party MP Todd Barclay (pictured above) announced his resignation over illegal taping allegations. The Todd Barclay scandal reminds the public why they distrust and sometimes despise politicians. Therefore, the biggest long-term impact of the scandal might be […]

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Integrated transport system to future-proof Canterbury

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Integrated transport system to future-proof Canterbury

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Integrated transport system to future-proof Canterbury Economic Development and Transport Minister Simon Bridges has announced an integrated approach to transport planning and infrastructure investment in Canterbury which will see central and local government working closely together.  Mr Bridges is in Christchurch with other Government Ministers […]

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A skilled workforce for Canterbury

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Social Development  /  Comments Off on A skilled workforce for Canterbury

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: A skilled workforce for Canterbury The Government is investing $170,000 in a Canterbury initiative that connects secondary students with businesses who can transition them into further education, employment or training. The funding will also extend Christchurch’s Educated Job Ready Programme to Timaru. Economic Development Minister […]

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Push for digital technology and value-added production in Canterbury

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communications, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Push for digital technology and value-added production in Canterbury

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Push for digital technology and value-added production in Canterbury Communications Minister Simon Bridges and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy have announced $1.6 million funding for two workstreams to promote the uptake of digital technology across Canterbury and to take advantage of new value-add market opportunities. […]

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Govt funding to boost Canterbury tourism

Published 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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Canterbury’s regional economic strategy refreshed

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Canterbury’s regional economic strategy refreshed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Canterbury’s regional economic strategy refreshed Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and other Government Ministers are in Christchurch today to co-launch the refresh of the Canterbury Regional Economic Development Strategy.  The strategy aims to position the region so that economic growth […]

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Minister visits NZDF contingent in Iraq

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Defence, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Minister visits NZDF contingent in Iraq

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister visits NZDF contingent in Iraq Defence Minister Mark Mitchell has visited New Zealand Defence Force personnel training the Iraqi Security Forces at Camp Taji near Baghdad. Mr Mitchell, on his first visit to Taji as Minister, was accompanied by fellow MPs Todd Muller and […]

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