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Jacinda Ardern - Speech to CTU biennial conference

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 4:59 pm | New Zealand Government

Te whare e tu nei Te marae e takoto ana Tena korua E nga mate maha Haere, haere, haere Nga tangata whenua o tēnei rohe, o Te Whanganui-a-Tara tēnei ra te mihi Tatou nga kanohi ora e hui mai ana Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā tatou katoa Greetings ... More >>

Feedback sought– Lyttelton commercial zone parking

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 2:43 pm | New Zealand Government

The Associate Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration, Poto Williams, is seeking feedback on a proposal to remove on-site car parking requirements for new developments in the Lyttelton commercial zone. More >>

Minister ensures continued Whenuapai flight operations

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 1:39 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister of Defence Ron Mark has signed a certificate exempting the activity of engine testing at Whenuapai Airbase from the Resource Management Act 1991. The Act gives the Minister of Defence the power to exempt activities for the purposes of ... More >>

Stuart Nash: Police Association Annual Conference

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 12:22 pm | New Zealand Government

au mai, haere mai. Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, ka nui te mihi, ki a koutou katoa. President of the Police Association, Chris Cahill; Members of the Association and international guests from Australia and Ireland; Ladies and gentlemen; More >>

NZ announces a further P-3 deployment in UN sanction support

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 9:45 am | New Zealand Government

Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters and Minister of Defence Ron Mark have announced the New Zealand Government’s decision to again deploy a Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 (P-3) maritime patrol aircraft to support the implementation of United ... More >>

NZ deeply concerned at developments in north-east Syria

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 9:26 am | New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says New Zealand continues to have serious concerns for peace and stability in north-east Syria. More >>

Government on high alert for stink bugs

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 8:38 am | New Zealand Government

Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor is warning travelling Kiwis to be vigilant as the high-season for the crop-eating brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is under way. More >>

‘Next-generation’ space radar to be unveiled in Naseby

Monday, 14 October 2019, 6:50 pm | New Zealand Government

Silicon Valley start-up LeoLabs are set to unveil their first ‘next-generation’ space radar this week in Naseby, Central Otago, after two years of construction. The Kiwi Space Radar’s unveiling, it marks a key milestone in the company’s partnership ... More >>

Better protections for students in halls of residence

Monday, 14 October 2019, 5:13 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government is moving swiftly to change the law to improve the welfare and pastoral care of students living in university halls of residence and other tertiary hostels. More >>

Boost to stamp out violent extremist content online

Monday, 14 October 2019, 3:55 pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand’s ability to find, stop and stamp out terrorist and violent extremist content online has today received a significant boost. More >>

Widening Access to Contraceptives Welcomed

Monday, 14 October 2019, 10:06 am | New Zealand Government

Associate Health Minister Julie Anne Genter welcomes PHARMAC’s move to improve access to long-acting reversible contraception (LARCs). More >>

Major upgrade for Taranaki Base Hospital

Sunday, 13 October 2019, 12:33 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government has approved the next stage of a major redevelopment of Taranaki Base Hospital, which will deliver new and improved facilities for patients. More >>

Extra support for rural families

Saturday, 12 October 2019, 11:50 am | New Zealand Government

Extra funding will allow Rural Support Trusts to help farming families, says Minister for Rural Communities and Agriculture Damien O’Connor. More >>

Finance Minister to attend APEC meetings

Friday, 11 October 2019, 3:33 pm | New Zealand Government

Finance Minister Grant Robertson leaves this weekend to attend the APEC Finance Ministers meeting in Santiago, Chile. Discussions between APEC Finance Ministers at the meeting will include the effects of the current global economic uncertainty, ... More >>

Pacific languages are a source of strength

Friday, 11 October 2019, 2:56 pm | New Zealand Government

The Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio says for Pacific people, language can be a source of strength. It can help ground us and give us confidence. When we speak them, our languages provide us with an immediate and intimate access to our ... More >>

Major boost to support disabled people in sport

Friday, 11 October 2019, 1:12 pm | New Zealand Government

The Coalition Government has announced an action plan to improve the wellbeing of disabled New Zealanders by addressing inequalities in play, active recreation and sport. More >>

More prefab homes to be built as red tape cut

Friday, 11 October 2019, 12:06 pm | New Zealand Government

The construction sector is being freed up to allow more homes to be built more quickly as the Government cuts through some of the red tape of the Building Act. More >>

Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visit to NZ

Friday, 11 October 2019, 8:15 am | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has welcomed further details on the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall’s visit to New Zealand next month. More >>

Young Pacific people can access earning and learning

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 1:13 pm | New Zealand Government

Pacific young people living in the Hawke’s Bay, Southland and Otago regions will have access to support services that have proved successful in helping young people find new earning and learning opportunities. More >>

Collaborative approach to ending family violence

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 10:19 am | New Zealand Government

Two pilots of an integrated, safety-focused response to family violence have delivered positive results in Christchurch and Waikato, says an independent evaluation. More >>



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