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Cathedral work underway

Friday, 15 September 2017, 4:10 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner is welcoming the start of preliminary work to reinstate ChristChurch Cathedral. More >>

Opportunity for young Pacific entrepreneurs launches

Friday, 15 September 2017, 3:25 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister for Pacific Peoples Alfred Ngaro today welcomed an initiative from the Pacific Business Trust which will help young entrepreneurs grow their businesses More >>

Soft plastics recycling scheme for Nelson

Friday, 15 September 2017, 2:11 pm | New Zealand Government

The roll-out of a soft plastics recycling scheme in Nelson today means New World, Countdown and Pak’nSave supermarkets in the South Island will offer the service, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says. More >>

NZ strongly condemns North Korea missile launch

Friday, 15 September 2017, 1:32 pm | New Zealand Government

NZ strongly condemns North Korea missile launch Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee is concerned by this morning’s launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea tracking over Japan – coming hot on the heels of threatening North Korean rhetoric directed ... More >>

Milestone reached in Kaikoura rail rebuild

Friday, 15 September 2017, 8:47 am | New Zealand Government

Freight is rolling again this morning on the South Island’s Main North Line, ten months after November’s Kaikoura earthquake, Transport Minister Simon Bridges announced today. More >>

$44,000 to help support school teens play sport

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 3:12 pm | New Zealand Government

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has awarded a number of grants to enable high school students around the country to play sport. More >>

New Antarctic Science Platform announced

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 10:40 am | New Zealand Government

Minister of Foreign Affairs Gerry Brownlee and Minister of Science and Innovation Paul Goldsmith have today announced that Antarctica New Zealand, in partnership with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, will jointly develop a new Antarctic ... More >>

McClay – NZ-EU FTA to be fast-tracked

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 10:08 am | New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay says he expects the NZ-European Union Free Trade Agreement to be formally launched later this year after the European Commission and New Zealand both finalised their respective negotiating mandates. “It’s extremely important ... More >>

Callaghan student grants breaking records

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 9:59 am | New Zealand Government

Callaghan Innovation has approved the 2017/18 round of Student Experience Grants, with 139 businesses to offer 358 students paid work over the summer break, Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith announced today. More >>

Radio New Zealand board appointment

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 5:11 pm | New Zealand Government

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced the appointment of experienced Wellington businessman Mike (MOD) O’Donnell to the board of Radio New Zealand. More >>

$2 million to make cycle trails safer

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 4:52 pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Tourism Minister Nicky Wagner today announced a funding boost of more than $2 million for safety improvements on four Great Rides in Waikato, East Coast, Hawke’s Bay and West Coast. More >>

Endeavour Fund to Invest $248m in Research

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 9:13 am | New Zealand Government

Funding has been awarded for 68 new science research projects that will benefit New Zealand environmentally, economically, and socially, Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith announced today. More >>

Funding for historic Christchurch pumphouse buildings

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 5:18 pm | New Zealand Government

Christchurch’s historic pumphouse complex of buildings has been awarded $200,000 to help with earthquake strengthening work. More >>

Community leadership recognised with funding

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 3:53 pm | New Zealand Government

Organisations building leadership and capability in volunteering, social enterprise and the community have been recognised with funding, says Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Alfred Ngaro. More >>

$11 million to redevelop two Central Otago schools

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 3:07 pm | New Zealand Government

Maniototo Area School in Ranfurly and Lawrence Area School will be redeveloped at a combined cost of around $11 million, says Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe. More >>

First Te Pou Tupua appointed [4/9/17]

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 12:39 pm | New Zealand Government

Dame Tariana Turia, DNZM and Turama Hawira have been appointed to the office of Te Pou Tupua which was established under the Whanganui River Treaty settlement to act as the human face of Te Awa Tupua, Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister Christopher ... More >>

Canterbury predator-free efforts acknowledged

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 12:25 pm | New Zealand Government

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry and Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner have presented traps to two community groups at a Predator Free 2050 event in Christchurch today. More >>

NZ welcomes stronger sanctions on North Korea

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 12:15 pm | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has welcomed the prompt and unanimous United Nations Security Council Resolution imposing additional sanctions on North Korea. More >>

Healthy Families NZ a promising approach

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 11:48 am | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an interim evaluation of the Healthy Families NZ initiative has found it is helping communities around the country to make healthy changes. More >>

Christchurch’s Justice Precinct officially open

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 10:42 am | New Zealand Government

Christchurch’s state-of-the-art Justice and Emergency Services Precinct was officially opened by Prime Minister Bill English this morning. More >>



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