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New strategy to promote New Zealand Sign Language

Sunday, 23 September 2018, 11:46 am | New Zealand Government

New strategy to promote New Zealand Sign Language Minister for Disability Issues Carmel Sepuloni has launched a new New Zealand Sign Language strategy on the inaugural International Day of Sign Languages. “Today is the United Nation’s day for celebrating ... More >>

Another vote of confidence in Govt’s economic management

Saturday, 22 September 2018, 12:24 pm | New Zealand Government

The Coalition Government is welcoming another sign that our economic plan and decisions to run surpluses and pay down debt are paying off for New Zealand, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says. More >>

Oceania Exhibition to open in London

Saturday, 22 September 2018, 10:32 am | New Zealand Government

Oceania Exhibition to open in London Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage and Pacific Peoples Carmel Sepuloni will represent New Zealand at the opening of the Oceania exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London on Tuesday 25 September. ... More >>

Synthetic drug detector dogs ahead of the game

Saturday, 22 September 2018, 10:30 am | New Zealand Government

Corrections’ detector dogs are the first in New Zealand to be trained in sniffing out synthetic cannabis and other new psychoactive substances, playing a crucial role in keeping prisons safe, Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis says. More >>

Appointments to the Eden Park Trust Board

Friday, 21 September 2018, 4:24 pm | New Zealand Government

Renata Blair and Victoria Toon have been selected as Crown-appointed trustees to the Eden Park Trust Board, Minister for Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson announced today. More >>

Drug Free Sport New Zealand board appointments

Friday, 21 September 2018, 4:23 pm | New Zealand Government

Experienced sports medicine practitioner Dr Ruth Highet has been appointed to the board of Drug Free Sport New Zealand, Minister for Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson announced today. More >>

More public houses open for Auckland families

Friday, 21 September 2018, 2:04 pm | New Zealand Government

Three new community housing developments officially opened in West and South Auckland today, which will provide desperately needed homes for up to 30 households. More >>

Take five to get your family prepared

Friday, 21 September 2018, 1:46 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Kris Faafoi Minister of Civil Defence 21 September 2018 PĀNUI PĀPĀHO MEDIA STATEMENT Take five to get your family prepared Getting your household prepared for a disaster could take just five minutes, Minister of Civil Defence Hon Kris Faafoi ... More >>

Draft Disability and Learning Support Action Plan released

Friday, 21 September 2018, 1:12 pm | New Zealand Government

Draft Disability and Learning Support Action Plan released Children and young people who need extra support are at the heart of a new draft Action Plan released today by Associate Education Minister Tracey Martin. “We know that for too long, too ... More >>

Major infrastructure funding for Auckland’s Northwest

Friday, 21 September 2018, 12:46 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff today confirmed $339.2 million of 10 year interest-free loans to Auckland Council to support major infrastructure projects in Redhills and Whenuapai in Auckland’s ... More >>

New Zealand opposes WADA decision

Friday, 21 September 2018, 12:22 pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand is extremely disappointed with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) decision overnight to reinstate RUSADA, the Russian anti-doping agency, as compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code, Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson says. More >>

Housing NZ social objectives to be legislated

Friday, 21 September 2018, 11:04 am | New Zealand Government

Housing NZ’s new social objectives to provide decent housing, be a fair and compassionate landlord and to help sustain tenancies will be enshrined in legislation, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford has announced. More >>

10,000 electric vehicles on NZ roads

Friday, 21 September 2018, 9:33 am | New Zealand Government

The number of electric vehicles (EVs) registered on New Zealand roads officially has passed the 10,000 milestone. More >>

Appointment of Deputy Commissioner Inquiry extended

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 4:38 pm | New Zealand Government

Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin today announced the Inquiry into the Appointment Process for a Deputy Commissioner of Police has been extended by five weeks. More >>

Largest Police graduation in over a decade

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 4:37 pm | New Zealand Government

Ninety-eight new Police constables will be deployed around the country with the graduation today of the largest single Police recruit wing in more than a decade. More >>

Meka Whaitiri removed as a Minister

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 3:49 pm | New Zealand Government

Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern Prime Minister MP for Mt Albert PĀNUI PĀPĀHO MEDIA STATEMENT 20 September 2018 Meka Whaitiri removed as a Minister Meka Whaitiri will be removed as a Minister with immediate effect Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said today. The ... More >>

New Zealand welcomes September 19 Pyongyang Declaration

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 3:03 pm | New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has welcomed the September 19 Pyongyang Declaration signed by South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un. More >>

Minister congratulates Community Leadership Fund recipients

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 1:46 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister congratulates Community Leadership Fund grant recipients Community sector leadership has been recognised with the awarding of the latest round of grants from the Community Leadership Fund – Hapori Whakatipu. “This fund recognises the important ... More >>

Welfare Expert Advisory Group consultation announced

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 12:54 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Carmel Sepuloni Minister of Social Development 20 September 2018 PĀNUI PĀPĀHO MEDIA STATEMENT More >>

Feedback sought on Tax Working Group interim report

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 11:22 am | New Zealand Government

The public is encouraged to provide feedback on the interim report released today by the Tax Working Group (TWG), Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Revenue Minister Stuart Nash said on Thursday. More >>

 

 

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