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Measles outbreak over

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 4:11 pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew has welcomed the end of the recent measles outbreak in New Zealand. More >>

Formulary Users Hits 1 Million Mark

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 3:37 pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne has congratulated the team at the New Zealand Formulary as the number of users of this excellent resource has surpassed the 1 million mark . The New Zealand Formulary has been developed as part of the government's medicines ... More >>

Students to share their views on older people

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 11:46 am | New Zealand Government

Senior Citizens Minister Jo Goodhew has announced an essay competition for primary school students aimed at understanding youth attitudes towards older people. More >>

$3 million upgrade for Mount Cook road

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 10:51 am | New Zealand Government

The completed $3 million upgrade of Tasman Valley Road at Aoraki/Mount Cook was officially opened today by Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith. “The major upgrade of the Tasman Valley Road is about improving the safety and accessibility to New ... More >>

PM responds to incorrect surveillance claims

Monday, 15 September 2014, 7:00 pm | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister John Key tonight corrected misinformation that has been put in the public domain concerning the operations of the Government Communications Security Bureau. More >>

Appointments to Waitangi Tribunal

Monday, 15 September 2014, 9:16 am | New Zealand Government

Appointments to Waitangi Tribunal Māori Affairs Minister Hon Dr Pita Sharples today announced the appointment of four new members and reappointment of seven members to the Waitangi Tribunal. All the positions are short-term appointments of 12 months ... More >>

Tariana Turia: Te Pūtahitanga o Te Wai Pounamu Hothouse

Monday, 15 September 2014, 9:10 am | New Zealand Government

Thank you so much for inviting me here to Te Pūtahitanga o Te Wai Pounamu’s first Hothouse weekend. And thank you to our fine MCs, Rā Dallas and Sheree Waitoa, for making us all so welcome. More >>

Te Ohu Rata o Aotearoa – Te ORA Awards Dinner

Sunday, 14 September 2014, 12:36 pm | New Zealand Government

I want to acknowledge Dr George Laking, your Chair and Te Rina Moke, your Chief Executive Officer for the opportunity to be here with you all. More >>

Cabinet approves in-between travel settlement

Friday, 12 September 2014, 10:31 am | New Zealand Government

A proposed settlement has been agreed that will lead to home support workers getting paid for the time they spend traveling between clients. Health Minister Tony Ryall said Cabinet has agreed to a $38 million a year settlement which will now go out ... More >>

NZ welcomes the release of Fiji peacekeepers

Friday, 12 September 2014, 9:56 am | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed the safe release of 45 United Nations peacekeepers from Fiji who had been detained in Syria. More >>

Council ratification marks further progress

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 3:53 pm | New Zealand Government

Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today welcomed Christchurch City Council’s ratification of the Christchurch Housing Accord which will enable further housing initiatives to assist the city’s recovery. “The housing challenge in Christchurch is huge ... More >>

Four new Partnership Schools to open

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 2:28 pm | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced the Government has signed contracts to open four new Partnership Schools in 2015. More >>

$139m investment in new research programmes

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 12:38 pm | New Zealand Government

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced that $139 million over six years will be invested in new science research programmes. More >>

The number of GP trainees continues to grow

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 10:54 am | New Zealand Government

The number of doctors practising in New Zealand will continue to grow as record numbers of graduates have signed up for GP training next year says Health Minister Tony Ryall. Figures from the Ministry of Health show 165 graduate doctors have accepted places ... More >>

New Zealand Samoans gearing up for game

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 4:39 pm | New Zealand Government

Pacific Island Affairs Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga is welcoming the official announcement of the All Blacks vs Samoa game in Apia next July 8 and says the local Samoan community are already preparing to attend en masse. More >>

$3m upgrade for Ngaio School

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 4:02 pm | New Zealand Government

Ngaio Primary School will receive a major property upgrade worth almost $3.3 million, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye says. More >>

All Blacks to play in Apia

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 3:54 pm | New Zealand Government

Sport and Recreation Minister Murray McCully has welcomed the announcement that the All Blacks have set a date to play Manu Samoa in Apia in 2015. More >>

Subbies to get better protection for payment

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 10:49 am | New Zealand Government

Subcontractors owed money are to get better protection for payment for work done in changes to the Construction Contracts Act approved by Government, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today. More >>

Adult Learners’ Week celebrates women in trades

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 9:28 am | New Zealand Government

Women’s Affairs Minister Jo Goodhew has focused on the increasing number of women entering trades as she officially opened Adult Learners’ Week, He Tangata Mātauranga. More >>

National to create two recreational fishing parks

Sunday, 7 September 2014, 2:53 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith National Party Conservation spokesman Nathan Guy National Party Primary Industries spokesman More >>

 

 

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