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Minister welcomes NZ’s first three way kidney exchange

Monday, 24 October 2016, 9:37 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister welcomes NZ’s first three way kidney exchange Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a three way kidney transplant exchange has been carried out in New Zealand for the first time. “Organ transplantation is a life-saving treatment and for people ... More >>

NZ-EU focus on WTO ag & NTB issues and FTA

Monday, 24 October 2016, 9:35 pm | New Zealand Government

24 October 2016 Media Statement NZ-EU focus on WTO ag & NTB issues and FTA More >>

Bridges to attend global energy summit

Sunday, 23 October 2016, 12:14 pm | New Zealand Government

Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges leaves for Singapore today to attend International Energy Week. The global event brings together 28,000 representatives of the energy industry, Governments and non-government organisations from across ... More >>

Week celebrates Tokelauan language, way of life

Sunday, 23 October 2016, 12:11 pm | New Zealand Government

Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga is encouraging the Tokelauan community to take every opportunity to share their language with the wider community during Tokelau Language Week which starts today. More >>

Minister to attend Counter-Daesh meeting in Paris

Saturday, 22 October 2016, 7:09 pm | New Zealand Government

22 October 2016 Media Statement Minister to attend Counter-Daesh meeting in Paris Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee leaves today to attend the Counter-Daesh Defence Ministers’ Meeting in Paris. The meeting is being hosted by French Minister of ... More >>

New plan to tackle invasive weed in Lake Karapiro

Friday, 21 October 2016, 2:19 pm | New Zealand Government

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) and its partners have released a new plan to tackle the invasive weed hornwort at Lake Karapiro, says Land Information Minister Louise Upston. More >>

Appointments to Education New Zealand board

Friday, 21 October 2016, 12:02 pm | New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today announced three appointments to the board of Education New Zealand (ENZ). More >>

Australian Foreign Minister welcomed to NZ

Friday, 21 October 2016, 11:26 am | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully will welcome today Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop to New Zealand, for the second of their twice-yearly Foreign Ministers’ Consultations. More >>

$9m for trials to support people into work

Friday, 21 October 2016, 11:23 am | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley say a collaboration between MSD and four DHBs will trial different ways to support people with health conditions and disabilities into work. More >>

Youth in Civil Defence Fund initiatives announced

Friday, 21 October 2016, 11:09 am | New Zealand Government

Seven initiatives will each receive $5000 of funding under the inaugural Youth in Civil Defence Fund, Acting Youth Minister Anne Tolley announced today. More >>

Funding to improve health of Manawatū River

Friday, 21 October 2016, 10:21 am | New Zealand Government

An iwi-led programme to improve the Manawatū River is the latest waterways project to receive funding through the Government’s Te Mana o Te Wai Fund, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and Māori Party co-leader Marama Fox announced today. More >>

$10.4m classroom blocks open at Ellerslie School

Friday, 21 October 2016, 10:03 am | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata today welcomed the opening of two new classroom blocks at Ellerslie School in Auckland. More >>

You’ve got to be kidding, Ms Woods

Friday, 21 October 2016, 9:49 am | New Zealand Government

Labour MP Megan Woods is behind the eight-ball with her Bill which would send Cantabrians to the polls for a second time in less than a year, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says. More >>

PNG Foreign Minister welcomed to NZ

Friday, 21 October 2016, 9:34 am | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed Papua New Guinea’s Foreign Minister Rimbink Pato to New Zealand for formal foreign policy talks today. More >>

Canterbury a stand out on the spending front

Friday, 21 October 2016, 9:31 am | New Zealand Government

Canterbury will continue to benefit from major investment from central and local government and the private sector for the next decade. More >>

Plan shows $100 billion infrastructure projects

Friday, 21 October 2016, 9:28 am | New Zealand Government

Finance Minister Bill English has today launched the Government’s Ten Year Capital Intentions Plan (CIP) which shows a pipeline of $100.9 billion worth of infrastructure projects over the next decade. More >>

Education Legislation Bill passes Third Reading

Friday, 21 October 2016, 9:25 am | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata has welcomed the passing of a bill which will provide increased flexibility for parents, students, school boards and early childhood education providers. More >>

Minister to attend trans-Tasman Justice meeting

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 5:00 pm | New Zealand Government

Justice Minister Amy Adams will today travel to Melbourne to attend the Law, Crime and Community Safety Council (LCCSC). More >>

New pool fencing law passed

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 4:15 pm | New Zealand Government

Parliament has today passed improved laws to better protect children from drowning in swimming pools while also making the requirements more practical and enforceable, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith says. More >>

Police Minister welcomes new graduates

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 3:47 pm | New Zealand Government

Police Minister Judith Collins has today congratulated 39 new Police officers and three Police Dog Patrol teams at the Royal New Zealand Police College at Porirua. More >>



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