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Joint Statement by Sebastián Piñera and Jacinda Ardern

Monday, 19 November 2018, 5:18 pm | New Zealand Government

At the invitation of the Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, His Excellency the President of the Republic of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, undertook a State Visit to New Zealand on 19 November 2018. More >>

Chile and NZ arrangement to protect seabirds

Monday, 19 November 2018, 3:06 pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand and Chile will help protect vulnerable seabirds, including the critically endangered Antipodean albatross. More >>

New plan for high quality early learning

Monday, 19 November 2018, 10:29 am | New Zealand Government

A bold ten year plan looks to restore the Government’s commitment to quality in early learning, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today. More >>

Government confirms $20m investment in new health centre

Monday, 19 November 2018, 10:14 am | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Dr David Clark today confirmed $20m in Crown funding and the site for the new Buller Health Centre in Westport. More >>

NZ assists with Papua New Guinea vaccinations programme

Monday, 19 November 2018, 8:46 am | New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters announced that New Zealand is committing up to NZ$10 million towards improving vaccination outcomes in Papua New Guinea. More >>

NZ Announces Further support to PHAMA Plus Programme

Monday, 19 November 2018, 8:45 am | New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has announced that New Zealand will contribute $13.5 million over four years to support the Pacific Horticultural and Agricultural Market Access (PHAMA) Plus programme, a new joint New Zealand–Australian initiative. More >>

NZ to help expand access to electricity in PNG

Sunday, 18 November 2018, 3:06 pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand will contribute towards Papua New Guinea’s ambitious National Electrification Roll-Out Plan to connect 70 percent of households to electricity by 2030, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced at APEC in Papua New Guinea. More >>

International Declaration on Biodiversity

Saturday, 17 November 2018, 11:02 am | New Zealand Government

International Declaration on Biodiversity New Zealand is joining its voice and influence with others in the international community to better protect biodiversity by joining the Sharm El-Sheikh Declaration adopted in Egypt on 15 November. Conservation Minister ... More >>

National Science Challenges receive $422.5m

Saturday, 17 November 2018, 10:52 am | New Zealand Government

Minister of Research, Science and Innovation has welcomed the decision to release $422.5 million in research funding for New Zealand’s 11 National Science Challenges, which are working to address some of our biggest challenges like climate change, ... More >>

NZ deepens connections with Peru at APEC Leaders’ Week

Friday, 16 November 2018, 7:43 pm | New Zealand Government

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters today signed an air services agreement with his Peruvian counterpart, Néstor Popolizio, at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders’ Week in Port Moresby. More >>

172 young Kiwis head to Asia on PM’s Scholarships

Friday, 16 November 2018, 4:43 pm | New Zealand Government

172 young Kiwis head to Asia on Prime Minister’s Scholarships Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has today congratulated the 172 young New Zealanders who have been awarded prestigious Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia (PMSA) as part of the August ... More >>

Criminal Justice Advisory Group to visit Otago, Southland

Friday, 16 November 2018, 4:01 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government’s Safe and Effective Justice Programme Advisory Group ¬– Te Uepū Hāpai i te Ora – will visit Dunedin, Invercargill, and Queenstown next week as part of its nationwide consultation to gather information on the criminal justice ... More >>

Trans-Tasman partnership behind cocaine bust

Friday, 16 November 2018, 2:35 pm | New Zealand Government

Police Minister Stuart Nash says the seizure of 190 kilograms of cocaine in Auckland demonstrates the strength of partnership between Australian and New Zealand law enforcement agencies in preventing the harm drugs cause in our communities. More >>

Inclusive Trade Action Group meets in Port Moresby

Friday, 16 November 2018, 2:14 pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand, Chile and Canada today reaffirmed a commitment to work together to advance trade that benefits all their citizens. More >>

Summit signals fresh start for Pacific Vision

Friday, 16 November 2018, 1:22 pm | New Zealand Government

“The Pacific Aotearoa Summit signals a fresh start filled with hope and confidence that we can lift the wellbeing of Pacific peoples by working across government agencies and community organisations,” says Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William ... More >>

Australia and NZ announce joint Pacific Cyber cooperation

Friday, 16 November 2018, 1:20 pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand and Australian Ministers for Foreign Affairs announced today a joint commitment to partner with Pacific Island countries to enhance our collective cyber resilience. More >>

Farmers improve biosecurity practice

Friday, 16 November 2018, 11:09 am | New Zealand Government

Farmers are upping their on-farm biosecurity by making greater use of the National Animal Identification and Tracing scheme, Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor said. More >>

Viet Nam seventh nation to ratify CPTPP

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 7:09 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker has welcomed Viet Nam’s ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for TransPacific Partnership (CPTPP). More >>

Upgraded Singapore agreement brings benefits

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 7:07 pm | New Zealand Government

Upgraded Singapore agreement brings benefits for Kiwi business An upgraded free trade agreement with Singapore will make it easier for New Zealanders to visit and do business in South East Asia, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today. Singapore ... More >>

PGF to support commercialisation at Taranaki sawmill

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 3:34 pm | New Zealand Government

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will provide a loan of up to $1.8 million to TaranakiPine to allow the company to diversify and create new jobs, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today. More >>



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