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Kāinga Ora to deliver world-class public housing

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 6:28 pm | New Zealand Government

Public housing tenants can expect world-class public housing services through the new government provider, Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities. The bill to establish the new entity was read for the final time tonight, allowing for it to be established ... More >>

Kāinga Ora to build homes and create thriving communities

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 6:27 pm | New Zealand Government

A new Crown agency to transform housing and urban development throughout New Zealand has been established after the Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities Bill passed its final reading in Parliament this afternoon. More >>

Ngāti Hinerangi Claims Settlement Bill First Reading

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 4:35 pm | New Zealand Government

Nā te Minita mō ngā Take Tiriti, nā Andrew Little a Ngāti Hinerangi i pōwhiri ki te Whare Pāremata i tēnei rā kia kitea ai te Pānuitanga Tuatahi o te Whakataunga Kokoraho a Ngāti Hinerangi. More >>

NZTA Board refreshed and refocused

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 3:40 pm | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Phil Twyford today announced the appointment of five new members to the NZ Transport Agency Board. More >>

eGates open to Japanese travellers

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 3:29 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister of Customs Jenny Salesa has welcomed the extension of eGate access for eligible Japanese ePassport holders when arriving and departing New Zealand. The expansion of eGate access was highlighted by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Japanese Prime ... More >>

NZ Super Fund leads the world

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 3:24 pm | New Zealand Government

An independent report showing the New Zealand Super Fund is operating at global best practice backs the Coalition Government’s decision to restart contributions. More >>

Jacinda Ardern’s remarks following summit

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 3:22 pm | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Abe and I have concluded a very positive meeting. More >>

New Zealand-Japan relationship strengthened

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 3:19 pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe have agreed to further strengthen the Strategic Cooperative Partnership between the countries. More >>

Climate Change Adaptation and Risk Assessment Framework

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 12:24 pm | New Zealand Government

Climate Change Minister James Shaw has today released the framework for assessing climate change risks in Aotearoa. More >>

Renewed support for maritime security in the Middle East

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 10:06 am | New Zealand Government

New Zealand will contribute five Defence Force personnel to a multinational taskforce based in Bahrain focused on countering terrorist activity, narcotics, smuggling and piracy from December 2019, Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters and Defence Minister ... More >>

Democracy needs all of us: Suffrage Day

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 8:41 am | New Zealand Government

“Let’s honour the suffragists who fought so hard to get women the vote by making sure we vote in the local body elections,” says Minister for Women Hon Julie Anne Genter. “The suffragists campaigned for the right to vote so women could have a ... More >>

Education and suffrage legacy lives on

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 8:07 am | New Zealand Government

The future of Kate Sheppard’s former home in Christchurch has been secured as a heritage venue, public space and educational centre, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Jacinda Ardern and Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister Megan Woods ... More >>

First national voluntary emissions offset guidelines

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 8:48 pm | New Zealand Government

Government releases first national voluntary emissions offset guidelines Minister for Climate Change James Shaw has today released New Zealand’s first national guidance for local businesses to voluntarily offset their emissions. “There is huge appetite ... More >>

Speech: Parker - Water NZ Conference 2019

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 6:15 pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealanders value our freshwater. Our rivers, lakes, wetlands, and aquifers. How we care for and use them is a fundamental part of who we are. More >>

Fraser Whineray to chair PM’s Business Advisory Council

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 5:21 pm | New Zealand Government

Mercury chief executive Fraser Whineray has been named as the new chair of the Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Council (BAC). More >>

Government welcomes Kingitanga statement on Ihumātao

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 12:38 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government has welcomed the statement of the Kingi Tūheitia Pōtatau Te Wherowhero VII on the future of Ihumātao. More >>

Prime Minister welcomes Facebook’s action

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 11:37 am | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has welcomed Facebook’s initiative to improve its use of technology and change its policies to try and prevent the harm caused online after March 15. More >>

Minister of Defence to attend Timor-Leste Commemoration

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 11:32 am | New Zealand Government

Minister of Defence Ron Mark will travel to Timor-Leste today to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the International Force East Timor (INTERFET), which was established to bring peace and stability to the nation after the independence referendum in 1999. More >>

ASEAN regional air services agreement talks take off

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 10:27 am | New Zealand Government

The Government and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have begun talks on a unified air services agreement, Transport Minister Phil Twyford announced. More >>

New Zealand still the home of Middle-earth

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 10:09 am | New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Phil Twyford has welcomed Amazon Studios announcing that New Zealand will be the production location for its new series based on the Lord of the Rings. Phil Twyford said New Zealand’s selection as the production ... More >>



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