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New departmental regulatory strategies released

Monday, 21 August 2017, 4:10 pm | New Zealand Government

The release of new Regulatory Stewardship Strategies by the Ministry for the Environment, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, and Inland Revenue have been welcomed today by Regulatory Reform Minister Paul Goldsmith. More >>

Growing number of Communities of Learning

Monday, 21 August 2017, 2:01 pm | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Nikki Kaye says two thirds of children and young people are benefiting from their schools and early childhood education providers working together as Communities of Learning. More >>

Got a Trade? Got it Made!

Monday, 21 August 2017, 11:35 am | New Zealand Government

Got a Trade? Got it Made! Trades training and apprenticeships are in the spotlight this week as Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Louise Upston launches Got a Trade? Got it Made! Week in Wellington today. Got a Trade? ... More >>

Further funding to increase teacher numbers

Monday, 21 August 2017, 8:31 am | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced a $3 million package to help increase teacher numbers, with a focus on Auckland. More >>

Encouraging new teachers in South Auckland

Monday, 21 August 2017, 8:25 am | New Zealand Government

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) has been granted exemption from the Initial Teacher Education moratorium that’s currently in place, so it can offer teacher training in South Auckland from the start of 2018, Education Minister Nikki Kaye ... More >>

PM saddened at passing of Sir Colin Meads

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 1:13 pm | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Bill English has acknowledged the passing of All Black great Sir Colin Meads. “This is a sad day for New Zealand rugby and for New Zealand,” Mr English says. “I have had the privilege of getting to know Sir Colin. He was not only a ... More >>

Partnerships to deliver 620 youth development opportunities

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 11:50 am | New Zealand Government

Hon Nikki Kaye Minister for Youth 20 August 2017 Media Statement New partnerships to deliver 620 new youth development opportunities More >>

Applications to open for youth digital scholarships

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 11:47 am | New Zealand Government

Hon Nikki Kaye Minister for Youth 20 August 2017 Media Statement Applications to open for youth digital scholarships More >>

Heart of Christchurch humming

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 11:45 am | New Zealand Government

Heart of Christchurch humming Christchurch’s Retail Precinct continues to grow and attract more people to the central city, Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner. The Greater Christchurch Dashboard — Retail Precinct ... More >>

Govt rejects claims Pay Equity Bill will make things harder

Saturday, 19 August 2017, 8:05 pm | New Zealand Government

Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse has today rejected claims that the Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill currently before Parliament will make it harder to settle pay equity claims. More >>

Dunedin - largest new hospital build in NZ history

Saturday, 19 August 2017, 11:37 am | New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman Minister of Health 19 August 2017 Media Statement Dunedin - largest new hospital build in NZ history Dunedin will get a new $1 billion plus hospital, in what will be the largest build of its type in New Zealand’s history, ... More >>

Kokako birdsong rings out in Kauri Coast forests

Saturday, 19 August 2017, 11:34 am | New Zealand Government

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says there’s been a more than thousand percent increase in the number of kokako in Kauri Coast forests since 1990 due to the continued use of 1080 and trapping. More >>

Safety improvements added to Waikato state highway

Friday, 18 August 2017, 4:42 pm | New Zealand Government

Safety improvements added to Waikato state highway Work gets underway next month on safety improvements on a stretch of State Highway 1B between Taupiri and Hamilton, Associate Minister of Transport Tim Macindoe has announced. Mr Macindoe visited the ... More >>

Govt freeing up land in Queenstown

Friday, 18 August 2017, 3:50 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government is extending the successful Crown Land Programme to Queenstown, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams announced today. More >>

Agreements in principle signed

Friday, 18 August 2017, 2:06 pm | New Zealand Government

The Crown has signed agreements in principle to settle the historical Treaty grievances of Whakatōhea and Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson announced today. More >>

Further $6 million investment in Bay of Plenty Schools

Friday, 18 August 2017, 2:02 pm | New Zealand Government

Around $6 million will be invested to build more new classrooms in the Tauranga area, say Education Minister Nikki Kaye and Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe More >>

$35m for advanced genomics research

Friday, 18 August 2017, 1:05 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government will invest up to $35 million over seven years in Genomics Aotearoa , a new collaborative science organisation supporting advancedgenomics research, Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith announced today. More >>

International Visitors Spend $10.3B in Year to June 2017

Friday, 18 August 2017, 11:09 am | New Zealand Government

Spending by international visitors in New Zealand was $10.3 billion for the year to June 2017, according to the latest International Visitor Survey released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). More >>

Kirkbride Trench officially open

Friday, 18 August 2017, 11:08 am | New Zealand Government

A new interchange and trench on State Highway 20A will make journeys between Auckland Airport and the city safer and more reliable, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. More >>

Plan to raise achievement in maths and writing

Friday, 18 August 2017, 10:39 am | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Nikki Kaye today released a plan to support schools and early learning providers to lift achievement in maths and writing. More >>

 

 

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