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New hydrographic plan for New Zealand waters

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 3:25 pm | New Zealand Government

Land Information Minister Mark Mitchell says a new hydrographic plan will help deliver benefits to New Zealand’s shipping and fishing industries, tourist operators, and marine scientists. More >>

Post-quake support for district councils

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 12:51 pm | New Zealand Government

The government will provide $2.5 million in funding over three years to help three local councils affected by the November earthquake, Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced. More >>

Budget funds crucial South Island Transport link

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 12:48 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister of Transport Simon Bridges announced today that Budget 2017 will provide up to $812 million for reinstating State Highway 1 between Picton and Christchurch. More >>

Pre-Budget Speech 2017 to the Wellington Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 12:45 pm | New Zealand Government

Good afternoon. Thank you John and Peter and the Wellington Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Māori Battalion’s D Company historian appointed

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 12:25 pm | New Zealand Government

The history of the 28th Māori Battalion’s D Company will be documented by Harawira Craig Pearless, Education Minister Hekia Parata and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have announced. More >>

Tourism spending continues rise in 2017

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 11:58 am | New Zealand Government

Tourism spending by both international and domestic visitors continues to grow strongly in 2017, Acting Tourism Minister Nicky Wagner says. More >>

New funding to aid job opportunities in Waikato

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 10:27 am | New Zealand Government

Māori Development Minister Te Uruora Flavell has announced a funding partnership between Te Puni Kōkiri and Waikato-Tainui to support employment opportunities in Waikato. More >>

Work underway to address antimicrobial resistance

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 9:08 am | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Food Safety Minister David Bennett have welcomed steps to enhance New Zealand’s ability to respond to the growing global issue of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). More >>

Safety improvements underway on road to Raglan

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 3:25 pm | New Zealand Government

Work is getting underway to make State Highway 23 — the road to Raglan — safer for everyone who uses it, Associate Transport Minister David Bennett says. More >>

Fatal shooting in Invercargill - update

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 1:56 pm | New Zealand Government

Police are aware of media reporting regarding the fatal shooting in Invercargill last night in which a woman died and a man was injured. More >>

Minister announces transport sector board appointments

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 12:07 pm | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has today announced appointments and reappointments to the Boards of Maritime New Zealand (MNZ), the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). More >>

Hon Amy Adams: Dawn Service, Gallipoli

Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 5:00 pm | New Zealand Government

It is my honour to join with you all on this ANZAC morning. May I begin by thanking the people of Turkey for their gracious welcome to those of us who come from the other side of the world to remember some of the most defining times in our nation’s ... More >>

Speech: Bennett - Address to Porirua City Anzac Day Service

Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 11:26 am | New Zealand Government

E ngā mana, e ngā waka e ngā reo o te motu Tihei mauri ora! No reira tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā no tātou katoa. Today we come together as one, to remember. To remember the brave men and woman who stood for our country. To remember our shared ... More >>

Suspension of decision making authority: Immigration

Monday, 24 April 2017, 8:43 pm | New Zealand Government

Suspension of decision making authority Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse is taking steps to improve Immigration New Zealand’s decision making authority for cases involving residence class visa holders convicted of a criminal offence. “Currently, ... More >>

Kiwis encouraged to recognise service with service

Monday, 24 April 2017, 8:40 pm | New Zealand Government

Kiwis encouraged to recognise service with service Volunteering is one of the best ways we can honour the ANZAC spirt, says Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Alfred Ngaro. ‘Serve for New Zealand’, an initiative run by Christchurch’s ... More >>

New Zealand supports Viet Nam dam safety

Monday, 24 April 2017, 8:38 pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand supports Viet Nam dam safety New Zealand and Viet Nam have launched a $5.4 million initiative to reduce dam related flooding in Viet Nam. Foreign Minister Murray McCully joined Mr Ha Cong Tuan, Viet Nam’s Vice Minister of Agriculture ... More >>

PM announces changes to ministerial portfolios

Monday, 24 April 2017, 1:16 pm | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Bill English today announced the appointment of Gerry Brownlee as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nathan Guy as Minister of Civil Defence, Nikki Kaye as Minister of Education and Mark Mitchell as Minister of Defence. More >>

New Zealand to participate in Expo 2020 in Dubai

Sunday, 23 April 2017, 6:24 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Simon Bridges Minister for Economic Development Hon Todd McClay Minister of Trade 23 April 2017 Media Statement New Zealand to participate in Expo 2020 in Dubai More >>

McCully to Viet Nam to further Vietnamese partnership

Sunday, 23 April 2017, 1:01 pm | New Zealand Government

McCully to Viet Nam to further Vietnamese partnership Foreign Minister Murray McCully will travel to Ha Noi today to meet Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and President Tran Dai Quang. “New Zealand’s relationship ... More >>

Civil Defence improvements to be highlighted

Sunday, 23 April 2017, 1:00 pm | New Zealand Government

Civil Defence improvements to be highlighted Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has established a Technical Advisory Group to identify where improvements in New Zealand’s Civil Defence structure could be made. In March, Mr Brownlee convened ... More >>



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