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Prime Minister sends condolences to Sri Lanka

Sunday, 21 April 2019, 10:05 pm | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has extended New Zealand’s condolences to the Government and people of Sri Lanka following multiple bombings there on Easter Sunday. More >>

Supporting our regions with $2.3 million investment

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 4:01 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government is investing a further $2.3 million in the Great Rides, which draw visitors to our regions, boosting local economies and the tourism sector, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis announced today. Government funding of $1.3 million will create ... More >>

Police training goes family friendly

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 3:14 pm | New Zealand Government

Police numbers have been boosted with the graduation of 21 new constables from an innovative training scheme that allows them to stay close to their families. More >>

Proposed ETC improvements attract support

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 2:06 pm | New Zealand Government

Submissions on improvements to the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) show that there is broad support to make improvements to the scheme, says the Minister for Climate Change. More >>

Appointment of Judge of the High Court

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 1:55 pm | New Zealand Government

Auckland Barrister Tracey Walker has been appointed a Judge of the High Court, Attorney General David Parker announced today. More >>

Foreign Minister to visit Nordic countries

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 1:14 pm | New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters is travelling to Norway, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland over the next week. More >>

Minister Parker leads trade delegation to China

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 12:44 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker will lead a delegation of business representatives to China next week to advance the economic relationship between China and New Zealand. More >>

Environment report reinforces need for Government’s plan

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 11:11 am | New Zealand Government

The Environment Aotearoa 2019 report released today shows why the Government’s plan to clean up our waterways and make New Zealand carbon-neutral is so crucial, Environment Minister David Parker said. More >>

PGF backing growth in Gore

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 11:09 am | New Zealand Government

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is helping young people into jobs and supporting economic growth in Southland, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today. More >>

Minister goes to the UN to plead indigenous rights

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 11:06 am | New Zealand Government

The Minister for Māori Development, Hon Nanaia Mahuta will go to the United Nations this Easter to argue the case for Indigenous Peoples’ rights around the world. More >>

Government gives thumbs up to South Wairarapa water move

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 9:17 am | New Zealand Government

Minister of Local Government Hon Nanaia Mahuta has welcomed the decision by South Wairarapa District Council to have Wellington Water provide its water management services. More >>

Details of The Duke of Cambridge’s visit announced

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 8:37 am | New Zealand Government

Details of His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge’s itinerary for his upcoming visit to New Zealand on 25th and 26th April have been released today by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. More >>

PGF invests in Top of the South ocean economy

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 5:28 pm | New Zealand Government

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will invest almost $7 million in the Top of the South’s ocean economy and also support the first economic growth strategy for all communities in the wider region, the Under-Secretary for Regional Economic Development ... More >>

Govt responds to Tax Working Group report

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 2:05 pm | New Zealand Government

The Coalition Government today released its response to the recommendations of the independent Tax Working Group report. More >>

Govt will not implement a Capital Gains Tax

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 2:03 pm | New Zealand Government

The Coalition Government will not proceed with the Tax Working Group’s recommendation for a capital gains tax, Jacinda Ardern announced today. More >>

Government wipes debt for HNZ meth testing tenants

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 1:11 pm | New Zealand Government

People living in Housing New Zealand (HNZ) properties who were wrongly evicted because of flawed methamphetamine contamination policies will have their related debts with the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) written off. More >>

Just Belt Up This Easter

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 12:09 pm | New Zealand Government

“The number of deaths on our roads is heart breaking. Last year, nearly a quarter (23% / 63 people) of all passenger vehicle fatalities involved people not wearing a seat belt - and I’m really disturbed our Police still encounter drivers who are ... More >>

National terrorism threat level moves to medium

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 11:45 am | New Zealand Government

New Zealand’s National Terrorism Threat Level has moved from high to medium following review by the Combined Threat Assessment Group (CTAG) Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today. More >>

Next steps for racing industry reform

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 11:14 am | New Zealand Government

Racing Minister Winston Peters says the Government will introduce two new pieces of legislation this year to revitalise the domestic racing industry. More >>

Minister launches employment scheme for urban rangatahi

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 11:06 am | New Zealand Government

Pae Aronui, a skills and employment initiative for urban rangatahi was launched in Hamilton today by Employment and Associate Māori Development Minister Willie Jackson. More >>



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