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Update on Marsden Point pipeline disruption

Friday, 22 September 2017, 1:18 pm | New Zealand Government

Fuel allocations to airlines at Auckland Airport have been increased and flight schedules are returning to normal, as the fuel pipeline repair is on track to be completed well before school holidays begin, says Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins. More >>

Update on Marsden Point pipeline disruption

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 8:47 pm | New Zealand Government

Progress on the pipeline repair, and alternative jet fuel supply options mean that pipeline related disruptions will continue to ease from tonight, Minister for Energy and Resources Judith Collins says. · Airline fuel allocations will move from 30 ... More >>

Update on Marsden Point pipeline disruption

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 12:39 pm | New Zealand Government

The government and industry continue to work to maintain the fuel supply into Auckland, with offers of support from New Zealand Defence Force having been accepted by industry, says Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins. More >>

Exports Underpin Strong Economic Growth

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 12:03 pm | New Zealand Government

The New Zealand economy continued to grow solidly in the June quarter, posting a 0.8 per cent increase in GDP, taking New Zealand's growth rate for the year to 2.7 per cent, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. More >>

Entrepreneurial Universities funding awarded

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 11:22 am | New Zealand Government

Victoria University of Wellington and the University of Auckland will be the first to take advantage of the Government’s $35 million investment in ‘Entrepreneurial Universities’, part of the Innovative New Zealand initiative in Budget 2016, Minister ... More >>

FAST campaign increases stroke awareness

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 10:32 am | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a nationwide stroke awareness campaign has seen more New Zealanders reporting suspected strokes. More >>

June BOP underscores strong economy

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 4:00 pm | New Zealand Government

Better than expected balance of payments figures out this morning underscore the strength of both the services and goods sectors of the New Zealand economy, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. More >>

NZ expresses condolences to Mexico

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 3:34 pm | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has today expressed condolences to the families of those who have lost lives in the devastating earthquake in Mexico, or are still waiting for news about their loved ones. More >>

Update on Marsden Point pipeline disruption

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 12:42 pm | New Zealand Government

A joint industry-government group has been convened to oversee the full re-instalment of jet fuel supplies into Auckland airport, says Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins. More >>

3.6 million Kiwis benefit from Pharmac's model

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 10:28 am | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says new data shows that Pharmac is delivering more subsidised medicines, benefiting around 3.6 million Kiwis. More >>

Update on Marsden Point pipeline disruption

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 2:06 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government is actively supporting industry efforts to address the disruption arising from the Marsden Point fuel pipeline outage, Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins says. “The Government is continuing to identify and implement a ... More >>

Reminder: Daylight Saving Starts this Election Weekend

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 12:03 pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand daylight saving begins this Sunday, 24 September 2017, when clocks go forward an hour at 2.00 am to become 3.00 am. The extra hour of daylight in the evenings will run till Sunday 1 April 2018, when clocks go back an hour at 3.00 am to 2.00 ... More >>

New tourism fund receives 43 applications

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 10:25 am | New Zealand Government

The first round of the new $100 million Tourism Infrastructure Fund has attracted 43 eligible applications, says Tourism Minister Paula Bennett. More >>

Pharmacy warfarin service benefits thousands

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 10:09 am | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a growing number of Kiwis are being supported to manage their blood thinning medication through a pharmacist-led scheme. More >>

124 years since NZ women got the vote

Monday, 18 September 2017, 4:12 pm | New Zealand Government

Women's Minister Paula Bennett is encouraging all New Zealanders to take some time tomorrow, on Suffrage Day, to reflect on women's rights in New Zealand. "I'm so proud to live in a country that was the first in the world to give women the vote. ... More >>

Update on Marsden Point pipeline disruption

Monday, 18 September 2017, 3:21 pm | New Zealand Government

Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins says the Defence Force and government agencies are stepping up to help minimise disruption resulting from the Marsden Point pipeline being out of action. More >>

McClay says jobs at the heart of Latin American trade deal

Monday, 18 September 2017, 12:37 pm | New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay says a trade agreement with Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru could be worth 10,000 jobs to provincial New Zealand and will give Kiwis unprecedented access to fast-growing Latin American markets. More >>

NZ to sign prohibition of nuclear weapons treaty

Monday, 18 September 2017, 11:01 am | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee announced today New Zealand will sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons at a ceremony during the United Nations General Assembly in New York this week. More >>

Temporary disruption to Marsden Point pipeline

Sunday, 17 September 2017, 2:11 pm | New Zealand Government

Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins has spoken to Refining NZ and the heads of fuel companies affected by the disruption to the Marsden Point pipeline to Auckland and offered Government support if it is required. A leak was discovered in a section ... More >>

Shingles vaccine on the way for elderly

Saturday, 16 September 2017, 12:55 pm | New Zealand Government

Shingles vaccine on the way for elderly Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has welcomed news that Pharmac is on track to fund the vaccine for shingles (herpes zoster), as early as April 2018. “The introduction of a free shingles vaccine for over 65’s ... More >>

 

 

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