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NZ Welcomes Colombia Peace Agreement

Friday, 26 August 2016, 12:35 pm | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed the announcement by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos of the conclusion of a peace agreement between the Colombia Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC) guerrilla movement. More >>

$100k to boost Havelock North’s economic recovery

Friday, 26 August 2016, 12:22 pm | New Zealand Government

The government is committing $100,000 to help Havelock North Village get back on its feet following the gastroenteritis outbreak, Small Business Minister Craig Foss says. More >>

Coleman: New Zealand College of Midwives conference

Friday, 26 August 2016, 12:21 pm | New Zealand Government

It’s great to be here today to open the New Zealand College of Midwives 14th biennial national conference. More >>

Dunne: Closing of Mental Health Services Conference

Friday, 26 August 2016, 12:17 pm | New Zealand Government

Good morning everyone and welcome to the final day of The Mental Health Services Conference 2016, or perhaps better known by many, as the Themes (ThMHS) conference. More >>

First Safer Roads project complete

Friday, 26 August 2016, 11:08 am | New Zealand Government

The first of a series of nationwide safety projects that make up a $600 million plan to reduce New Zealand’s road toll is complete, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. More >>

150 Years of the Cook Strait Cable

Friday, 26 August 2016, 11:06 am | New Zealand Government

On 26 August 1866, New Zealand’s telecommunications took a leap into the future with the successful connection of the Cook Strait Telegraph Cable, says Communications Minister Amy Adams. More >>

Corrections to better support women prisoners

Friday, 26 August 2016, 10:30 am | New Zealand Government

Corrections has introduced changes to better support women prisoners at risk of family violence when they leave prison, says Corrections Minister Judith Collins. More >>

Rural mental health scheme shares top award

Friday, 26 August 2016, 9:16 am | New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has congratulated the GoodYarn rural mental health initiative for winning an international award today. More >>

Canterbury property boundaries legislation provides clarity

Friday, 26 August 2016, 9:11 am | New Zealand Government

Legislation just passed will give surveyors and property owners certainty in the location of boundaries for earthquake-affected properties in Canterbury, says Land Information Minister Louise Upston. More >>

Auckland Council complaints report welcomed

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 5:25 pm | New Zealand Government

Local Government Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today welcomed the Auditor General’s report on how Auckland Council responds to complaints. More >>

Rule change keeps seafarers working

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 4:23 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Craig Foss Associate Minister of Transport 25 August 2016 Media Statement Rule change keeps seafarers working Seafarers with most older domestic certificates will be able to continue using them without the cost of moving to a new modern ticket, ... More >>

Consultation on insolvency practitioner standards

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 1:08 pm | New Zealand Government

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith has today released part one of the review into insolvency law, which discusses and sets out recommendations on the regulation of insolvency practitioners and measures to address the harms of voluntary ... More >>

Royal NZ Foundation of the Blind Act Repeal Bill passed

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 1:07 pm | New Zealand Government

Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner welcomes the passing of the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind Act Repeal Bill. More >>

Minister welcomes new sheep milk PGP programme

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 12:46 pm | New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed a new Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) programme announced today aimed at boosting New Zealand’s sheep milk industry. More >>

World-first UAV pizza delivery trial for New Zealand

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 12:31 pm | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed the announcement that New Zealand will host a world-first trial of pizza delivery using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV, commonly known as ‘drones’). More >>

Newer, faster and simpler eGates for Wellington

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 12:17 pm | New Zealand Government

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today announced eight new generation eGates have been installed at Wellington International Airport and are fully operational for arriving and departing passengers. More >>

Minister congratulates Police on Supreme Award for diversity

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 12:00 pm | New Zealand Government

Police Minister Judith Collins has today congratulated New Zealand Police for their success in winning the Diversity Works New Zealand 2016 Empowerment Award, and the overall Supreme Award last night. More >>

Request for Proposal process for mental health services

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 11:51 am | New Zealand Government

The Request for Proposals process is now underway for the provision of improved mental health services to offenders, says Corrections Minister Judith Collins. More >>

NZ to host Pacific trade and development talks

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 4:18 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Todd McClay Minister of Trade 24 August 2016 Media Statement NZ to host Pacific trade and development talks Trade Minister Todd McClay will Chair a meeting of Trade Ministers and senior representatives from 16 countries in Christchurch on Friday ... More >>

Government responds on surgical mesh report

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 3:42 pm | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the Government supports the recommendations of the Health Select Committee’s report into surgical mesh. “I have every sympathy for people who have experienced issues with surgical mesh products. I’d like to ... More >>

 

 

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