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Powering up community wellbeing

Sunday, 18 August 2019, 2:11 pm | New Zealand Government

Powering up community wellbeing Minister of Local Government Hon Nanaia Mahuta has announced a far-reaching programme to support New Zealand communities realise their ambitions, goals and potential. More >>

Minister announces members of winter grazing taskforce

Sunday, 18 August 2019, 1:03 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor today announced the members of the newly established taskforce to respond to the animal welfare issues associated with the practice of winter grazing. More >>

More measures to help those facing homelessness

Sunday, 18 August 2019, 11:02 am | New Zealand Government

The Government has announced additional measures to prevent and reduce homelessness focused on ensuring at-risk individuals and whānau have access to stable housing and continue to stay housed. More >>

Next stage of Network Enabled Army programme to begin

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 10:04 am | New Zealand Government

Next stage of Network Enabled Army programme to begin Defence Minister Ron Mark has today announced Tranche Two of the Network Enabled Army programme has been approved and will commence this year. More >>

Game changer for training New Zealanders on benefit

Friday, 16 August 2019, 12:03 pm | New Zealand Government

Construction businesses in partnership with the Ministry of Social Development will start using virtual reality technology to prepare people for jobs in the industry, Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni and Employment Minister Willie Jackson ... More >>

Kaikohe benefits from skills and employment boost

Friday, 16 August 2019, 11:31 am | New Zealand Government

The Kaikohe community is set to benefit from the establishment of a wide-ranging skills and employment programme, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today. More >>

New Zealand Post Chair appointed

Friday, 16 August 2019, 9:15 am | New Zealand Government

The Associate Minister for State Owned Enterprises Shane Jones and Minister of Finance Grant Robertson have announced the appointment of Mr Rodger Finlay as Chair of NZ Post Limited. Mr Finlay has been appointed from 21 August 2019 to 30 April 2022. ... More >>

New Zealand Post Chair appointed

Friday, 16 August 2019, 9:15 am | New Zealand Government

The Associate Minister for State Owned Enterprises Shane Jones and Minister of Finance Grant Robertson have announced the appointment of Mr Rodger Finlay as Chair of NZ Post Limited. Mr Finlay has been appointed from 21 August 2019 to 30 April 2022. More >>

New AsureQuality Chair appointed

Friday, 16 August 2019, 9:13 am | New Zealand Government

The Associate Minister for State Owned Enterprises Shane Jones and Minister of Finance Grant Robertson have announced the appointment of Dr Alison Watters as Chair of AsureQuality Limited. More >>

New Quotable Value Chair appointed

Friday, 16 August 2019, 9:12 am | New Zealand Government

The Waikato Mayoral Forum has thrown its support behind the region’s councils working together on climate change. The decision was made during the final meeting of the forum for this triennium and followed a report on climate change action in the Waikato ... More >>

Public reception for world champion Silver Ferns

Friday, 16 August 2019, 8:24 am | New Zealand Government

A reception will be held at Parliament later this month for the world champion Silver Ferns, and the public are invited to join in the celebrations. The Silver Ferns defeated three-time defending champions Australia 52-51 in the final in July to win their ... More >>

PGF invests in skills programmes for Northland youth

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 3:08 pm | New Zealand Government

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will invest $3.88 million in a range of digital, work and life skills training for young unemployed people in Northland, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones and Employment Minister Willie Jackson ... More >>

Resolution for Canterbury owners of on-sold homes

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 3:07 pm | New Zealand Government

People with over-cap on-sold* properties in Canterbury can now apply for a Government payment so they can get on and repair their homes. More >>

First urban growth partnership signed

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 1:09 pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand’s first urban growth partnership between the Government, local councils and mana whenua was signed at a meeting of mayors, chairs and ministers in Hampton Downs today. More >>

New powerhouse of primary sector vocational education

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 12:08 pm | New Zealand Government

The primary sector has been named the first centre of excellence for vocational education, to drive innovation and strengthen links between education providers and industry, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today. More >>

Major boost for low emissions vehicles

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 11:05 am | New Zealand Government

Low emission transport in New Zealand will receive its largest boost so far, Energy and Resources Minister Hon Megan Woods announced today. More >>

NZ boosts support for climate action across the Pacific

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 10:27 am | New Zealand Government

New Zealand is bolstering its support for the Pacific region’s resilience and collective response to climate change. More >>

Government moves to protect elite soils

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 3:02 pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand’s most fertile and versatile land will be given new protection under proposals released today by Environment Minister David Parker and Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor. More >>

First IVL projects to support sustainable tourism

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 2:31 pm | New Zealand Government

A programme to build a skilled tourism workforce and a recovery plan for the critically endangered kākāpō are among the first projects to receive funding through the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL), Tourism Minister Kelvin ... More >>

New home for New Zealand’s taonga

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 1:05 pm | New Zealand Government

Plans for a new Archives facility to improve the protection of and access to some of New Zealand’s most significant and valuable documents were announced by Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin today. More >>

 

 

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