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Young people shine as conservation volunteers

Friday, 24 June 2016, 1:37 pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Minister of Conservation Nicky Wagner says it’s great to see young people rolling up their sleeves and volunteering for conservation. More >>

$37m school investment in Otago and Southland

Friday, 24 June 2016, 12:44 pm | New Zealand Government

Around $37 million will be invested in school property in Otago and Southland, say Education Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye More >>

Shotover Primary School officially opened

Friday, 24 June 2016, 11:09 am | New Zealand Government

“The new school provides innovative and inspiring learning environments and is a welcome addition to the Queenstown community,” says Ms Kaye. More >>

New kākāpō recovery partnership welcomed

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 3:04 pm | New Zealand Government

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says the new kakapo recovery partnership between DOC and Meridian Energy is great news for efforts to save one of New Zealand’s most beloved birds. More >>

Investing in Māori science & innovation

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 2:50 pm | New Zealand Government

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell today announced the successful recipients of the 2016 Te Pūnaha Hihiko – Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund investment round. More >>

Queenstown Special Housing Areas approved

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 2:37 pm | New Zealand Government

Four new Special Housing Areas (SHAs) approved by the Government under the Queenstown-Lakes Housing Accord will enable much needed housing for the district, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith says. More >>

New Plymouth $24m road upgrade complete

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 2:22 pm | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges today marked the completion of New Plymouth’s $24 million Vickers to City upgrade project. More >>

Minister opens new Panmure Community Corrections site

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 2:17 pm | New Zealand Government

Corrections Minister Judith Collins today officially opened the refurbished Panmure Community Corrections site in Jellicoe Road, Auckland. More >>

New Ambassador to Belgium named

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 12:49 pm | New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully has named diplomat Greg Andrews as New Zealand’s next Ambassador to Belgium. He will also be accredited to Bulgaria, Luxembourg and Romania. More >>

Minister welcomes new Constables

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 11:55 am | New Zealand Government

Police Minister Judith Collins today welcomed 53 new Police Officers in the Dr Helen Anderson QSO recruit Wing 297. More >>

$14.9m Lyttelton Primary School officially open

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 11:11 am | New Zealand Government

The new $14.9 million Lyttelton Primary School was today officially opened by Education Minister Hekia Parata. More >>

Govt to invest $600m to tackle road toll

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 10:08 am | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges and Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss have announced a $600 million nationwide road safety programme to help bring down the country’s road toll. More >>

Celebrating volunteers in the disabled community

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 8:37 am | New Zealand Government

Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner today thanks all volunteers for their hard work supporting disabled people in their community. More >>

Celebrating volunteers in the disabled community

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 5:40 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister for Disability Issues 22 June 2016 Media Statement Celebrating volunteers in the disabled community More >>

$7.9m for long-term health conditions research

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 2:03 pm | New Zealand Government

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Health Minister Jonathan Coleman today announced the opening of applications for a new $7.9 million research fund to help improve the management of long-term health conditions. More >>

New chair of NZ Film Commission appointed

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 12:45 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage 22 June 2016 Media Statement New chair of NZ Film Commission appointed More >>

Funding boost to improve NZ’s resilience to natural hazards

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 11:12 am | New Zealand Government

Civil Defence Minister Nikki Kaye today announced that eight regions have been awarded funding grants from the 2016 Resilience Fund, an annual fund of $889,000 administered by the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management (MCDEM). More >>

More schools funded to trial innovative practice

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 10:09 am | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata has announced that 46 innovative teaching projects involving 114 schools and 6 early childhood education providers have won funding worth a total of around $3.6 million over the next two years. More >>

Collaborative approach to preventing Pacific family violence

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 8:57 am | New Zealand Government

Pacific People’s Minister, Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga, has welcomed the inaugural fono for Pacific social services workers and church leaders and is urging them to work with the government to tackle the problem of family violence in the Pacific community. More >>

Minister promotes Māori business in Seoul

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 5:33 pm | New Zealand Government

Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell addressed Kiwi and Korean business leaders in Seoul this morning saying Māori companies want to build a sustained presence and strong partnerships in the South Korean market. More >>



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