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Lest We Forget - Commemorating Anzac Day 2018

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 4:13 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Grant Robertson Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage 24 March 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT Lest We Forget - Commemorating Anzac Day 2018 As people join in Anzac Day services throughout the country it is timely to reflect on the final days of ... More >>

Govt to compensate Tyson Redman for wrongful conviction

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 4:10 pm | New Zealand Government

Government to compensate Tyson Redman for wrongful conviction, imprisonment The Government has provided Tyson Gregory Redman more than $500,000 in compensation for wrongful conviction and imprisonment, Justice Minister Andrew Little announced today. ... More >>

Government to help fund services for Veterans

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 3:37 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister for Veterans Ron Mark has today welcomed the announcement of $1.1 million in grant payments over the next four years for the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association (RSA) and No Duff Charitable Trust. More >>

Tabuteau attends Pacific Economic Ministers Meeting

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 1:17 pm | New Zealand Government

Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs Fletcher Tabuteau is travelling to Palau today to represent New Zealand at the Pacific Islands Forum Economic Ministers Meeting (FEMM) from 25-27 April. More >>

PM sends best wishes to Royals

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 11:29 am | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has congratulated Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, on the birth of their son. More >>

Education conversation ‘a watershed moment’ for Māori

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 10:40 am | New Zealand Government

The government’s education conversation Kōrero Mātauranga is a watershed moment in the history of education for all Māori, Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis says. More >>

New research shows who is failing to buckle up

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 9:45 am | New Zealand Government

New research published today highlights which groups of people are not wearing seatbelts in New Zealand, says Associate Minister of Transport Julie Anne Genter. More >>

5000 New Zealanders have their say on future of education

Monday, 23 April 2018, 12:19 pm | New Zealand Government

More than 5000 New Zealand teachers, young people, parents, school board members and grandparents have already had their say about the future of education, via the ‘Education Conversation’ initiative, says Education Minister Chris Hipkins. More >>

Gisborne gets first tree in the ground

Sunday, 22 April 2018, 2:24 pm | New Zealand Government

Forestry Minister Shane Jones has today planted the first tree in the One Billion Trees planting programme at a primary school in Tairāwhiti. More >>

Royal Academy of Arts on ‘Oceania’ exhibition

Saturday, 21 April 2018, 9:44 am | New Zealand Government

New Zealand and Pacific Island countries to partner with Royal Academy of Arts on ‘Oceania’ exhibition New Zealand and Pacific Island countries will partner with the Royal Academy of Arts on the Oceania exhibition in London from 29 September to ... More >>

Papakāinga provides refuge in time of need

Friday, 20 April 2018, 12:28 pm | New Zealand Government

One year on from the Edgecumbe floods local whānau in ongoing and urgent need of a place to live will now benefit from new papakāinga housing, says Māori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta. More >>

Bill Sutton House to be saved and restored

Friday, 20 April 2018, 10:06 am | New Zealand Government

The Government and Christchurch City Council have worked together to permanently save the historic home and studio of renowned New Zealand artist Bill Sutton on Templar Street in the red zone, Minister Megan Woods has announced. More >>

Red Zone projects get longer lease on life

Friday, 20 April 2018, 10:03 am | New Zealand Government

Temporary projects in Christchurch’s residential red zone will be able to run for longer with the Government extending the timeframe on the ability to lease from 2 years to 5 years, Minister Megan Woods has announced. More >>

Fake account a reminder for online vigilance

Friday, 20 April 2018, 9:23 am | New Zealand Government

Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran is urging people to report any suspicious activity on their Facebook accounts to CERT NZ. More >>

Remarks to the Otago Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 12:28 pm | New Zealand Government

Kia Ora, good afternoon, it’s good to be back in Dunedin. More >>

Andrew Little enters Pike River portal

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 12:17 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry Andrew Little, and Pike Family representatives Anna Osborne and Sonya Rockhouse have entered the Pike River Mine portal. More >>

Environment report highlights serious land issues

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 11:12 am | New Zealand Government

A report on the state of the country’s land has highlighted the impact of urban sprawl, the loss of important wetlands and emerging problems associated with soil compaction. More >>

Ardern and May focus on trade and security threats

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 9:50 am | New Zealand Government

Emerging threats to the global rules based system and international security issues featured in the first meeting between Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and British Prime Minister Theresa May in London today at No.10 Downing St . More >>

R&D tax incentive discussion document released

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 9:00 am | New Zealand Government

Today Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods and Revenue Minister Stuart Nash released the Research and Development Tax Incentive Discussion Document for public consultation. More >>

Freedom camping working group announced

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 2:05 pm | New Zealand Government

Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis today announced the members of the working group that will develop solutions to freedom camping issues. More >>



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