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Speech to the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce – Global Connections Export Summit

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Speech to the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce – Global Connections Export Summit

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Speech to the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce – Global Connections Export Summit When I met with UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson a few weeks ago, one of the things he wanted to talk about was how New Zealand had managed to bounce back so […]

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Further court win for sanctuary

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Further court win for sanctuary

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Further court win for sanctuary The failure of a further attempt by the Brook Valley Community Group to block the pest control operation in the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary has been welcomed by Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith. “The Brook Valley Community Group had a fair […]

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Govt sets out path to better freshwater

By   /  August 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Govt sets out path to better freshwater

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Govt sets out path to better freshwater Thank you for the opportunity to again address the EDS annual conference, particularly in this pivotal election year. EDS continues to play an important independent leadership role in New Zealand’s environmental challenges, whether it be the issues of […]

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Keynote address: Forest and Rural Fire Association NZ AGM, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Auckland

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Keynote address: Forest and Rural Fire Association NZ AGM, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Auckland

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Keynote address: Forest and Rural Fire Association NZ AGM, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Auckland Good morning, Kia ora tatou everyone. Thank you for the opportunity to speak at your conference again. Firstly, I want to acknowledge a few people here with us today: Dr Nicki Crauford, […]

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Response to the Productivity Commission report on tertiary education

By   /  July 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, Speech, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Response to the Productivity Commission report on tertiary education

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Response to the Productivity Commission report on tertiary education Good afternoon everyone and welcome. It is great to be here with all of you who have a major stake in tertiary education and the future workforce of New Zealand.  I am here today to announce […]

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Keynote Address: NZ Licensing Trust Association Conference, Copthorne Hotel, Masterton

By   /  July 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Keynote Address: NZ Licensing Trust Association Conference, Copthorne Hotel, Masterton

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Keynote Address: NZ Licensing Trust Association Conference, Copthorne Hotel, Masterton Good evening. I am delighted to have this opportunity to catch up with you and what is happening in the world of licensing trusts. I am also looking forward to sharing some thoughts with you […]

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Apology to men convicted of historical homosexual offences and First Reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Apology to men convicted of historical homosexual offences and First Reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Apology to men convicted of historical homosexual offences and First Reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill I move, that the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill be now read a first time, I nominate […]

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Speech to RSE Conference

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Immigration, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Speech to RSE Conference

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Speech to RSE Conference Good Morning and thank you for that introduction Mike. Thank you to Horticulture NZ for the invitation to come and speak to you. It’s fantastic to be here in Blenheim at this wonderful Convention Centre – what a great facility. I […]

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Healthy Drug Law Parliamentary Symposium, Parliament Buildings

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Healthy Drug Law Parliamentary Symposium, Parliament Buildings

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Healthy Drug Law Parliamentary Symposium, Parliament Buildings It is my great pleasure to welcome you all this morning to the Healthy Drug Law Parliamentary Symposium, and to our sponsor, the New Zealand Drug Foundation. I thank Alison for her warm introduction. Alison has taken a […]

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Fire and Emergency New Zealand Launch, A&P Showgrounds, Ashburton

By   /  July 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Fire and Emergency New Zealand Launch, A&P Showgrounds, Ashburton

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Fire and Emergency New Zealand Launch, A&P Showgrounds, Ashburton Good morning, Kia ora tatou everyone. Thank you for the opportunity to be here, on this momentous day in New Zealand’s firefighting history, to mark the establishment of Fire and Emergency New Zealand. Firstly, I want […]

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Rangers Park homes to become social and affordable housing

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Building and Construction, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Rangers Park homes to become social and affordable housing

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Rangers Park homes to become social and affordable housing Forty temporary accommodation homes at Rangers Park village will become social and affordable homes to help Christchurch residents in need of housing, Housing New Zealand Minister Amy Adams and Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith […]

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Changing lives: Our social investment approach

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Social Investment, Speech  /  Comments Off on Changing lives: Our social investment approach

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Changing lives: Our social investment approach Good afternoon and thank you for the invitation to speak at the Analytics Forum today. Traditionally, a data forum may not be the natural environment for social sector policy makers. But I’m pleased to say that this is changing, […]

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Point England Development Enabling Bill: Third Reading Speech

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Building and Construction, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Point England Development Enabling Bill: Third Reading Speech

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Point England Development Enabling Bill: Third Reading Speech I move, That the Point England Development Enabling Bill be now read a third time. This bill is part of the Government’s comprehensive housing plan, where we are pulling every lever available to get more housing built. It […]

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Ensuring young people are digitally fluent for our nation’s future

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Ensuring young people are digitally fluent for our nation’s future

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ensuring young people are digitally fluent for our nation’s future Delivered to Education Cross Sector Forum on Raising Achievement – Digital Technology (not delivered word for word) Introduction Tēnā koutou katoa and greetings to you all. Thank you all for taking the time to be […]

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Milestones and Achievements in digital transformation: GCIO Stakeholder event Parliament Buildings

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Milestones and Achievements in digital transformation: GCIO Stakeholder event Parliament Buildings

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Milestones and Achievements in digital transformation: GCIO Stakeholder event Parliament Buildings Kia ora and good evening everyone. Welcome to all of you to celebrate the achievement of some significant milestones in Government’s digital journey, which you have all had a part in delivering over the […]

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Speech at PACER Plus signing ceremony

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on Speech at PACER Plus signing ceremony

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Speech at PACER Plus signing ceremony Màlò e lelei, kia orana, tena kotu, tena kotu, tena kotu, katoa and kia ora. Prime Minister, the Honourable ‘Akilisi Pohiva. My counterpart, the Honourable Dr Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa, Minister of Trade. May I acknowledge all of the ministers, negotiators […]

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Parihaka reconciliation ceremony

By   /  June 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Attorney-General, Christopher Finlayson, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Parihaka reconciliation ceremony

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Parihaka reconciliation ceremony MihiTe maunga tupuna, TaranakiTū mai, tū mai rāNgā uri whakahekeKoutou ngā kaikawe o ngā tohutohua Tohu Kākahi, a Te Whiti o RongomaiKaranga mai, mihi mai, whakatau mai.He rā tino nui tēnei mo te KaraunaHe rā tino nui tēnei mo te MotuTēnā koutou, […]

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Speech to Family Violence Summit, Wellington

By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Speech to Family Violence Summit, Wellington

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Speech to Family Violence Summit, Wellington Tēnā koutou katoa me ngā tini āhuatanga o te wā. Nau mai, haere mai. Good morning. Thank you Prime Minister for your opening comments, and thank you Sir Wira for taking on the role of Summit Chair. I also […]

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Speech to the Ballance Farm Environment Awards

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, Speech  /  Comments Off on Speech to the Ballance Farm Environment Awards

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Speech to the Ballance Farm Environment Awards Tonight’s event is one of the best demonstrations possible of farmers caring for their land and wanting to leave it in a better state for future generations. It’s an event I’m proud to support and champion loudly to […]

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He Tohu official opening, 19 May 2017, National Library of New Zealand, Wellington

By   /  May 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on He Tohu official opening, 19 May 2017, National Library of New Zealand, Wellington

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: He Tohu official opening, 19 May 2017, National Library of New Zealand, Wellington Tēnā koutou katoa I am pleased to welcome you to the opening of this extraordinary exhibition. At the centre of He Tohu are three taonga which have played a significant role in […]

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