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Racing Safety Development Fund open

Friday, 28 July 2017, 12:50 pm | New Zealand Government

Race courses can harness safety with the $1 million Racing Safety Development Fund, the Minister for Racing David Bennett has announced. More >>

First Stage of Waterview Shared Path Opens

Friday, 28 July 2017, 12:14 pm | New Zealand Government

The first stage of the $25 million Waterview Shared Path is now open, opening another key link in Auckland’s growing walking and cycling network, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. More >>

Marking World Hepatitis Day

Friday, 28 July 2017, 11:49 am | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says World Hepatitis Day is an opportunity to focus on what more can be done to diagnose and treat hepatitis B and C. More >>

Nearly 200 transitional housing places up and running

Friday, 28 July 2017, 11:22 am | New Zealand Government

Up to 800 Christchurch families and households a year are set to benefit from the Government’s new approach to transitional housing, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams today announced. More >>

308 new social houses for Christchurch

Friday, 28 July 2017, 11:20 am | New Zealand Government

More social housing is on its way across Greater Christchurch as the Government invests more for those in need, Social Housing and Housing New Zealand Minister Amy Adams has announced. More >>

Counter-terrorism talks come at important time

Friday, 28 July 2017, 9:57 am | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee will today arrive in Indonesia to attend a meeting on foreign terrorist fighters and cross-border terrorism. More >>

New Zealand’s ICT sector stronger than ever

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 6:37 pm | New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges says the 2017 ICT Sector report demonstrates the strength of New Zealand’s technology sector. More >>

Pacific teams join Te Papa innovation hub

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 6:28 pm | New Zealand Government

Pacific teams join Te Papa innovation hub Three Pacific entrepreneurial teams started a four-month residency at Te Papa’s Mahuki innovation accelerator today. The three teams were selected after taking part in a successful Pacific Innovation Workshop ... More >>

Opening Agcarm conference Speech

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 3:27 pm | New Zealand Government

Good morning Thank you Mark, for your introduction and thank you Agcarm, for the invitation to join the 70th Annual Conference. It is a pleasure to be here. More >>

Inquiry commences into State sector productivity

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 3:04 pm | New Zealand Government

Finance Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed the release of the Productivity Commission’s issues paper for its new inquiry into measuring and improving the productivity and efficiency of core public services in the State sector. More >>

Blessing marks start of Justice move to Precinct

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 3:01 pm | New Zealand Government

Cantabrians will soon have access to some of the most modern and efficient justice and emergency services in the country with Christchurch’s Justice and Emergency Services Precinct nearing completion. Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams today ... More >>

Changes to temporary work visas confirmed

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 1:12 pm | New Zealand Government

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse today confirmed changes to temporary work visa conditions following an extensive consultation process. More >>

New initiatives bring iwi and Ministry together

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 1:01 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister for Children Anne Tolley says the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki is working with iwi to strengthen whānau connections and improve children and whānau participation in decision-making. More >>

BGA refresh to sustain growth

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 12:31 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government has today released the Business Growth Agenda 2017 Refresh Report with a focus on continuing to deliver strong economic growth for the benefit of all New Zealanders, Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Economic Development Minister Simon ... More >>

Budget 2017: New Classrooms for Wellington Schools

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 11:13 am | New Zealand Government

Both Berhampore School and Maungaraki School in Wellington will receive funding to build new classrooms as part of Budget 2017, Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe announced today. More >>

Major redevelopment for Wainuiomata High School

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 10:23 am | New Zealand Government

Around $12 million will be invested to redevelop Wainuiomata High School, Education Minister Nikki Kaye and Associate Minister of Education Tim Macindoe announced today. More >>

New Environment Strategy to Engage and Inspire

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 10:14 am | New Zealand Government

New environment strategy to engage and inspire Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner and Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith today launched a new strategy and action plan to better equip New Zealanders, especially children and young people, with the ... More >>

Geographical areas can now be registered

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 9:55 am | New Zealand Government

Wine and spirit producers are now able to register geographical indications, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean says. More >>

Using social media to help save women’s lives

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 9:05 am | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a new website and social media campaign will help encourage women to have regular cervical smear tests and mammograms. More >>

Offenders benefit from Employer Partnership Initiatives

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 8:44 am | New Zealand Government

Corrections Minister Louise Upston is impressed at the results being achieved by the Department’s Employer Partnerships initiatives and is looking forward to them continuing to make a positive difference to people’s lives. More >>



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