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CPTPP meeting agrees guidelines to expand trade agreement

Sunday, 20 January 2019, 10:33 am | New Zealand Government

The first Commission meeting of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has reached agreement on guidelines to expand the trade agreement. Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker welcomed the agreement on accession procedures ... More >>

First NZ Study on effects of screen-time on pre-schoolers

Friday, 18 January 2019, 11:02 am | New Zealand Government

Obesity, poorer motor skills, hyperactivity problems and poor sleep are just some of the effects that may be experienced by pre-school children who exceed New Zealand’s screen-time guidelines, according to a study funded by the Ministry of Social Development’s ... More >>

Growth in Police deployments

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 4:35 pm | New Zealand Government

Left to right: Police Commissioner Mike Bush; Wing Patron Dame Annette King; Police Minister Stuart Nash More >>

Parker to attend first CPTPP Commission meeting in Tokyo

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 12:29 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker heads to Tokyo later this week for the first Commission meeting of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) trade agreement, which came into force on 30 December 2018. More >>

Benefit rates remain low

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 10:49 am | New Zealand Government

Latest benefit figures show the proportion of the working-age population receiving a main benefit remains similar to this time last year, with the rate of people on youth and parent benefits continuing to decline, Social Development Minister Carmel ... More >>

Andrew Little leads UN Human Rights Review

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 10:47 am | New Zealand Government

Justice Minister, Andrew Little, leads a delegation to New Zealand’s third Universal Periodic Review at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on 21 January. More >>

Finance Minister travels to Davos World Economic Forum

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 9:41 am | New Zealand Government

Finance Minister Grant Robertson will accompany the Prime Minister to Davos, Switzerland, to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) More >>

PM to promote trade and wellbeing at World Economic Forum

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 9:21 am | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will be promoting free trade agreements with the UK and EU and the Government’s wellbeing agenda to global leaders when she heads to London, the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and Brussels next week. More >>

Government accounts show books in good order

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 10:11 am | New Zealand Government

The latest Crown financial statements released today show the Government’s books are in good order, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says. More >>

Extra Safety Boost for Manawatu-Wanganui Roads

Sunday, 13 January 2019, 10:34 am | New Zealand Government

Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter today announced an extension of the Government’s Safety Boost Programme targeting rural roads in Manawatu-Wanganui. More >>

Extra Safety Boost for Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay Roads

Sunday, 13 January 2019, 10:33 am | New Zealand Government

Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter today announced an extension of the Government’s Safety Boost Programme targeting rural roads in Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay. More >>

Extra Safety Boost for West Coast Roads

Sunday, 13 January 2019, 10:32 am | New Zealand Government

Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter today announced an extension of the Government’s Safety Boost Programme targeting roads on the West Coast. More >>

Extra Boost for Rural Road Safety

Sunday, 13 January 2019, 10:30 am | New Zealand Government

Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter today announced an extension of the Government’s Safety Boost Programme to prevent deaths and serious injuries on rural New Zealand roads. The NZ Transport Agency will be investing $20 million to upgrade ... More >>

ACC initiative to help business be healthier and safer

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 10:14 am | New Zealand Government

A $22 million investment by ACC into workplace injury prevention grants and subsidies will help make it easier for Kiwi businesses to keep their workplaces healthy and safe, says ACC Minister Iain Lees-Galloway. More >>

More Kiwis getting emergency message

Friday, 4 January 2019, 10:48 am | New Zealand Government

Almost twice as many people received the test Civil Defence emergency alert to their mobile phone at its last test – meaning more New Zealanders than ever are capable of getting a heads-up in an emergency. More >>

It’s World Braille Day

Friday, 4 January 2019, 9:07 am | New Zealand Government

Minister for Disability Issues Carmel Sepuloni welcomes the United Nations’ first ever World Braille Day . More >>

Too many people killed over Christmas

Thursday, 3 January 2019, 10:13 am | New Zealand Government

The official holiday period has ended with nine people tragically killed in crashes on New Zealand roads. More >>

Provisional figure for 2018 road deaths

Tuesday, 1 January 2019, 1:57 pm | New Zealand Government

Police Minister Stuart Nash has extended his sympathies to the families and friends of the 380 people who died in vehicle accidents during 2018. Mr Nash has confirmed the provisional number of road deaths for 2018 has exceeded the annual toll for 2017, ... More >>

Let’s make 2019 different and take care on our roads

Tuesday, 1 January 2019, 1:54 pm | New Zealand Government

After another tragic year on New Zealand roads, Associate Minister of Transport Julie Anne Genter is emphasising Government’s commitment to improving the country’s road safety record. “380 people were killed on our roads in 2018. It is staggering ... More >>

New Year Honours List 2019

Monday, 31 December 2018, 3:04 pm | New Zealand Government

The Queen has been pleased, on the celebration of the New Year, to make the following appointments to The New Zealand Order of Merit: More >>

 

 

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