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PM to attend historic NZ Samoa rugby match

Sunday, 5 July 2015, 7:22 pm | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister John Key will join Samoa Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi to witness the first All Blacks - Manu Samoa test match to be played on Samoan soil. “Samoa and New Zealand enjoy a special relationship, including a shared love of ... More >>

Government Statement on Financial Capability announced

Friday, 3 July 2015, 5:27 pm | New Zealand Government

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith today announced a Government Statement on Building Financial Capability in New Zealand, which supports New Zealanders getting ahead financially. More >>

Minister encourages submissions on Māori land reform

Friday, 3 July 2015, 3:20 pm | New Zealand Government

While the consultation hui on the exposure draft of the Ture Whenua Māori Bill have now been completed, there is still a month to go before submissions close on 7 August. More >>

New Auckland SHAs to deliver 1800 new homes

Friday, 3 July 2015, 2:41 pm | New Zealand Government

Two new greenfield Special Housing Areas (SHAs) that will provide up to 1800 new homes in Auckland have been announced today by Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Mayor Len Brown. “These two latest Special Housing Areas at Glenbrook ... More >>

Network for Learning board reappointments

Friday, 3 July 2015, 1:55 pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced the reappointment of all the directors of crown company Network for Learning (N4L) whose terms expire in 2015. “Having completed their first term, the inaugural board members have all been reappointed, ... More >>

Local Government Amendment Bill – call for submissions

Friday, 3 July 2015, 12:55 pm | New Zealand Government

Amendment Bill (No 3). The bill, currently before the Local Government and Environment Committee, would remedy a loophole in current legislation that permits candidates to serve as members on 2 or more Auckland local boards at the same time. More >>

Traders go online to manage information

Friday, 3 July 2015, 12:08 pm | New Zealand Government

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner announced today that from 6 July traders can go online to register and manage their own information and client and supplier code applications through the Trade Single Window. More >>

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall to visit

Friday, 3 July 2015, 11:08 am | New Zealand Government

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall to visit New Zealand in November Prime Minister John Key welcomes today’s announcement that the Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit New Zealand in November. This will be the second joint ... More >>

NZ educators among the world’s best

Friday, 3 July 2015, 11:06 am | New Zealand Government

New Zealand’s teaching profession is amongst the most highly trained, best qualified, and most experienced in the world, Education Minister Hekia Parata says. More >>

Guy: Speech to Federated Farmers 2015 Annual Conference

Friday, 3 July 2015, 10:49 am | New Zealand Government

Good morning and thank you all for the opportunity to speak to your annual conference here this morning. More >>

Diabetes strategy consultation draws to a close

Friday, 3 July 2015, 10:42 am | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says work is progressing towards a longterm strategy to help people living with diabetes better manage their health. More >>

Further boost for New Zealand Cycle Trail

Friday, 3 July 2015, 10:40 am | New Zealand Government

The Government is investing nearly $400,000 in six new projects to enhance and maintain the quality of the New Zealand Cycle Trail, Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism John Key announced today. More >>

Minister to attend Tongan coronation

Friday, 3 July 2015, 10:16 am | New Zealand Government

Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga will travel to Tonga today to attend the coronation of King Tupou VI. Mr Lotu-Iiga will attend the coronation in Nuku’alofa tomorrow as part of a New Zealand delegation that includes Governor-General Sir Jerry ... More >>

Bill to better support sexual violence victims underway

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 5:28 pm | New Zealand Government

The first stage of the Government’s sexual violence reforms are underway with the passing of the first reading of the Evidence Amendment Act today, Justice Minister Amy Adams says. More >>

New Chair and Commissioners for Māori Language Commission

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 5:22 pm | New Zealand Government

The Māori Development Minister is pleased to announce that Dr Wayne Ngata has been appointed as the new Toihau of the Māori Language Commission. More >>

FairWay Resolution Ltd board reappointments

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 5:16 pm | New Zealand Government

ACC Minister Nikki Kaye today announced the reappointment of three directors to the board of crown company FairWay Resolution Limited. More >>

Arts Access Awards winners an inspiration

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 3:57 pm | New Zealand Government

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry and Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner congratulate the winners of the eighth annual Arts Access Awards for their work in providing access to the arts. More >>

Developer chosen for inner city neighbourhoods

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 12:59 pm | New Zealand Government

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has welcomed the appointment of a preferred development partner for an exciting new era of inner city living in Christchurch. More >>

Regeneration the focus of Chch governance

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 12:58 pm | New Zealand Government

The regeneration of Christchurch will be the city’s focus for the next five years as local leadership progressively takes control of the rebuild, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says. More >>

Key: Plans for earthquake recovery laws

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 12:55 pm | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister 2 July 2015 Speech Notes Speech to Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce function More >>



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