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PM welcomes Australian Prime Minister’s visit to NZ

Friday, 9 October 2015, 4:06 pm | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister John Key today announced Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will make an official visit to New Zealand next week. More >>

Review aims to lift organ donations rates

Friday, 9 October 2015, 12:25 pm | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has announced the terms of reference for a review looking into how deceased organ donation rates in New Zealand can be increased. More >>

Onion industry joins GIA biosecurity agreement

Friday, 9 October 2015, 12:16 pm | New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed a fifth primary industry to the GIA partnership today. More >>

Rotorua Community Corrections opened

Friday, 9 October 2015, 10:55 am | New Zealand Government

Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today officially opened the new Rotorua Community Corrections site. More >>

Hamilton teen wins Passchendaele comp

Friday, 9 October 2015, 10:38 am | New Zealand Government

Veterans’ Affairs Minister Craig Foss today announced Portia Baine, 18, as the overall winner of the 2015 Battle of Passchendaele Multi-Media Competition. More >>

New blue cod rules for Marlborough Sounds

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 4:18 pm | New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced changes to blue cod rules for the top of South Island, including scrapping the transit and slot rules and introducing a minimum legal size of 33cm across the region. More >>

Funding for Otago forests, birds and wetlands

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 3:20 pm | New Zealand Government

A range of conservation projects, including coastal forests, wetland restoration and pest control across Otago, will benefit from the latest round of Community Conservation Partnership Fund (CCPF) grants, says Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner. More >>

Ambassador for Counter Terrorism Announced

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 2:54 pm | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully today announced senior diplomat Carl Worker as New Zealand’s new Ambassador for Counter Terrorism. “The decision to appoint an Ambassador for Counter Terrorism was announced by the Prime Minister late last year, and reflects ... More >>

New road safety billboards for West Coast

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 2:34 pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss says the West Coast will soon get 12 new road safety billboards, in time for the influx of tourists expected this summer. More >>

Report shows major potential for Waimea dam

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 1:40 pm | New Zealand Government

A new report released today shows the proposed Waimea Community Dam near Nelson would deliver major economic and environmental benefits, says Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy. More >>

Make a pre-Christmas date with StudyLink

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 11:01 am | New Zealand Government

Associate Social Development Minister Jo Goodhew is urging students to apply for their 2016 student loans and allowances by 16 December. More >>

40 more youth forensic mental health workers

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 9:18 am | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an extra 40 youth forensic community mental health workers are now helping to support vulnerable youth across the country over the last four years. More >>

Minister welcomes Health Star Ratings on drinks

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 9:06 am | New Zealand Government

Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew welcomes the decision by New Zealand Beverage Council (NZBC) to adopt the Health Star Ratings (HSR) on nearly all non-alcoholic beverages. More >>

Minister to focus on future of non-casino gambling

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 3:18 pm | New Zealand Government

Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne has announced a number of decisions affecting the gambling sector. More >>

Simon Bridges to attend APEC ministerial meetings

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 2:36 pm | New Zealand Government

Transport and Energy and Resources Minister, Simon Bridges, will attend APEC meetings in the Philippines this week, promoting economic cooperation and opportunities. More >>

New Customs officers on frontline for summer

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 1:23 pm | New Zealand Government

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner welcomes 21 new Customs recruits who start training this month, ahead of what is expected to be a record summer for passengers crossing New Zealand’s border. More >>

Work starts on new maximum-security facility

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 11:57 am | New Zealand Government

Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today officially launched the construction of a new maximum-security facility at Auckland Prison More >>

Terms of reference for Creative Sector Study released

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 10:07 am | New Zealand Government

A study by the Government will look at how creative industries are using copyright and designs rules in a changing technological environment, Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Paul Goldsmith says. More >>

Our Oceans Conference

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 9:33 am | New Zealand Government

Remarks by New Zealand Minister for the Environment at Our Ocean Conference, Valparaiso, Chile More >>

Ambassadors to Thailand and Time-Leste announced

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 9:03 am | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced diplomat Ben King as New Zealand’s next Ambassador to Thailand. More >>



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