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New citizenship figures to be published

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New citizenship figures to be published

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New citizenship figures to be published Minister of Internal Affairs Hon Peter Dunne has today announced moves to improve transparency about the number of people gaining New Zealand Citizenship through exceptional circumstances. The Department of Internal Affairs will be publishing six-monthly figures showing the number […]

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Changes to regulations will improve access to cannabidiol (CBD) products

By   /  August 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Changes to regulations will improve access to cannabidiol (CBD) products

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Changes to regulations will improve access to cannabidiol (CBD) products Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne has today welcomed the removal of a range of controls on cannabidiol (CBD), calling the changes an important step in New Zealand’s continued implementation of a compassionate, innovative and proportionate […]

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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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Record returns to the community from Lotto NZ

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Record returns to the community from Lotto NZ

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Record returns to the community from Lotto NZ Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced a new record figure of $272 million in lottery funding to help build stronger, more sustainable communities across New Zealand. The funding is a result of a very strong 2016/17 […]

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Funding for Suicide Mortality Review Committee

By   /  July 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Funding for Suicide Mortality Review Committee

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding for Suicide Mortality Review Committee Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Associate Minister Peter Dunne have announced that, following a successful trial, the Ministry of Health will extend its funding for the Suicide Mortality Review Committee (SuMRC). “Our suicide rate is too high, particularly the […]

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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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“Know your business”, Dunne tells deerstalkers

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on “Know your business”, Dunne tells deerstalkers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: “Know your business”, Dunne tells deerstalkers This year’s Conference theme is “Growing the Business”, with a focus on how the Deerstalkers Association can grow and therefore have more influence on decisions affecting the wider hunting community. Mr Dunne told delegates he welcomed and encouraged this […]

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Lottery Grants Board 2017/18 grants announced

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Lottery Grants Board 2017/18 grants announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Lottery Grants Board 2017/18 grants announced New Zealand Communities are set to get a boost in funding to help provide a range of services and conserve some of our most precious taonga thanks to the Lottery Grants Board. Internal Affairs Minister and Presiding Member of […]

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New Zealand again ‘a standout nation’ in digital evolution rankings

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand again ‘a standout nation’ in digital evolution rankings

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand again ‘a standout nation’ in digital evolution rankings Today The Fletcher School at Tufts University in Boston released their latest Digital Evolution Index which, again, puts New Zealand as a standout nation. The report identifies New Zealand as among the digital elites characterised […]

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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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Access to cannabis-based products improving

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Access to cannabis-based products improving

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Access to cannabis-based products improving Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne says that statistics provided to him by the Ministry of Health show progress is being made in improving access to cannabis-based products. “Since 2014, 167 applications have been approved by either me or the Ministry […]

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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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Another ‘Significant Life Event’ service launched

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Another ‘Significant Life Event’ service launched

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Another ‘Significant Life Event’ service launched Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today launched the second service designed around significant events in the lives of New Zealanders. “’Te Hokinga ā Wairua – End of Life Service’ is a source of expert, trusted and accessible information to […]

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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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Fire and Emergency New Zealand launched

By   /  July 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Fire and Emergency New Zealand launched

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Fire and Emergency New Zealand launched The launch of Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) today marks a major and historic step on the path to a truly world class emergency response service for New Zealand says Internal Affairs Minister Hon Peter Dunne, who is […]

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Film and Literature Board of Review Appointments

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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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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RealMe and SmartStart now foremost personal ID verifier and birth register service

By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on RealMe and SmartStart now foremost personal ID verifier and birth register service

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: RealMe and SmartStart now foremost personal ID verifier and birth register service Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne says the growing popularity of services designed to prove who you are online and to get your baby off to the best start is evidence of strong progress […]

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$12 million to fluoridate more drinking water

By   /  June 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $12 million to fluoridate more drinking water

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $12 million to fluoridate more drinking water Budget 2017 has committed $12 million over four years to fund the infrastructure needed to fluoridate more drinking water, say Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne. “While New Zealand’s oral health has improved dramatically […]

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Government to ease restrictions on Cannabidiol

By   /  June 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Government to ease restrictions on Cannabidiol

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government to ease restrictions on Cannabidiol Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne says New Zealand is to remove restrictions around cannabidiol (CBD), in line with international developments. CBD is a substance found in cannabis that has potential therapeutic value. It has little or no psychoactive properties, […]

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