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Food waste campaign to break the mould

Monday, 30 May 2016, 5:07 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister for the Environment 30 May 2016 Media Statement Food waste campaign to break the mould More >>

Prime Minister to visit Fiji

Monday, 30 May 2016, 4:00 pm | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister John Key will travel to Fiji to meet with Fiji Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama to further strengthen relations between the two countries. More >>

Minister clarifies DOC budget

Monday, 30 May 2016, 3:41 pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand conservation will benefit from Budget 2016 with a wide range of funding commitments to protect native wildlife and landscapes, Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says. More >>

Entries open for NZ International Business Awards

Monday, 30 May 2016, 3:14 pm | New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce today announced that entries are open for the 50th annual New Zealand International Business Awards (NZIBA). More >>

Global links strengthen agriculture research

Monday, 30 May 2016, 2:23 pm | New Zealand Government

A new round of research funding and the appointment of a Special Representative are big steps forward for New Zealand’s involvement in the Global Research Alliance, Ministers Paula Bennett and Nathan Guy say. More >>

Measles outbreak highlights importance of immunisation

Monday, 30 May 2016, 2:21 pm | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the ongoing measles outbreak highlights the importance of being immunised. More >>

School property investment continued in Canterbury

Monday, 30 May 2016, 9:39 am | New Zealand Government

More than $276 million dollars will be invested in Canterbury school infrastructure as part of Budget 2016, Education Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye announced today. More >>

New Customs officers to protect border

Sunday, 29 May 2016, 3:37 pm | New Zealand Government

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner congratulates twenty-five new Customs officers who will help to manage increasing travel volumes at the border. More >>

First member of Te Mātāwai chosen

Sunday, 29 May 2016, 3:24 pm | New Zealand Government

He mihi maioha nā te Minita Whanaketanga Māori ki te mema kua tohua tuatahitia ki Te Mātāwai, arā, te rōpū hou e whakatūria ana kia kōkiri i ngā mahi whakarauora reo Māori mō ngā iwi me ngā Māori. More >>

Special relationship remembered on Everest anniversary

Sunday, 29 May 2016, 3:20 pm | New Zealand Government

The Minister for Ethnic Communities, Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga, has remembered the special relationship between New Zealand and Nepal on the anniversary of the first ascent of Mt Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. More >>

Feedback sought on dairy industry regulations

Sunday, 29 May 2016, 3:15 pm | New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has released a discussion document today seeking feedback on options to amend the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act 2001 (DIRA) and its regulations. More >>

Report on improving Unit Titles Act welcomed

Saturday, 28 May 2016, 9:46 pm | New Zealand Government

A report on reform of the Unit Titles Act by a group of professionals involved with bodies corporate has been welcomed by Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith. More >>

McClay to attend OECD meeting

Saturday, 28 May 2016, 9:32 pm | New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay leaves for Europe today to attend the annual Ministerial Council Meeting of the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. More >>

Majority of schools will get funding increase

Friday, 27 May 2016, 5:28 pm | New Zealand Government

Most schools will receive funding increases as a result of the Budget 2016 decision to target discretionary funding to schools teaching students most at risk of under-achievement, Education Minister Hekia Parata says. More >>

Ethnic business community gathers in Auckland

Friday, 27 May 2016, 4:28 pm | New Zealand Government

More than 400 delegates from around New Zealand and overseas have gathered in Auckland for the 5th EPIC conference today. More >>

Minister congratulates winner of Crafoord Prize in Astronomy

Friday, 27 May 2016, 4:02 pm | New Zealand Government

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has congratulated Emeritus Professor Roy Kerr of the University of Canterbury on receiving the Crafoord Prize in Astronomy, awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. More >>

$761.4m for an Innovative New Zealand

Friday, 27 May 2016, 3:42 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government is making a major investment in growing innovation in Budget 2016, through the Innovative New Zealand package to encourage entrepreneurship, skills and economic growth. More >>

$111.5m to support NZers into employment

Friday, 27 May 2016, 3:39 pm | New Zealand Government

Budget 2016 invests $111.5 million of operating funding over four years to support more New Zealanders, especially young people, to get off benefits and gain sustainable employment, Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says. More >>

Budget 2016: Overview

Friday, 27 May 2016, 3:37 pm | New Zealand Government

Budget 2016: Overview Budget 2016 is a forward-looking Budget that invests in a growing economy (All figures for four years to 2019/2020 unless otherwise stated) Looking ahead to the results of responsible economic management • Economic growth ... More >>

Tobacco Excise Bill passes all stages

Friday, 27 May 2016, 3:34 pm | New Zealand Government

The Associate Health Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says the passing of a Bill to increase the tobacco excise will save lives and prevent young people taking up a deadly smoking habit. More >>

 

 

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