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Minister welcomes Whakatāne Māori ward decision

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 8:37 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister welcomes Whakatāne Māori ward decision Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta today welcomed Whakatāne District Council’s decision to establish Māori wards. “I welcome the Whakatāne District Council’s decision to establish Māori ... More >>

Energy Research Strategy welcomed

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 6:38 pm | New Zealand Government

Energy Research Strategy welcomed Research, Science and Innovation Minister Dr Megan Woods has today welcomed the launch of an Energy Research Strategy for New Zealand developed by the National Energy Research Institute (NERI). The strategy was informed ... More >>

$5 million to launch social enterprise programme

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 2:29 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector Peeni Henare today announced the investment of over $5 million to grow New Zealand’s social enterprise sector. More >>

NZ endorses international plan on emissions

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 2:20 pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand has endorsed the Bonn Communique of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition on Tackling Air Pollution to Save Lives and Protect the Environment. More >>

Global climate change agreement extended to Tokelau

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 2:52 pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand has taken action to formally bring Tokelau into major global climate change agreements, Climate Change Minister James Shaw announced today. More >>

Kaikōura Harbour back in business

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 1:12 pm | New Zealand Government

The Minister of Civil Defence Kris Faafoi today announced that the Kaikōura Harbour is open again after being badly damaged in the 14 November 2016 earthquake. More >>

Haere mai Ngāpuhi nui tonu

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 9:41 am | New Zealand Government

The people of Ngāpuhi have been invited to a series of hui with Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Andrew Little. More >>

Women Effectively Working for Free From Today

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 9:15 am | New Zealand Government

Women are working for free from today till the end of the year because of the gender pay gap and this needs to change, says Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter. More >>

Prime Minister Marks Quake Anniversary From Manila

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 8:26 am | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern sends her thoughts and support to the people of Kaikōura, Hurunui and Marlborough as they gather to mark the anniversary of the November 2016 earthquakes today. More >>

Kaikōura Harbour to re-open one year on

Monday, 13 November 2017, 3:10 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister Responsible for the Earthquake Commission Megan Woods and Minister of Civil Defence Kris Faafoi will be in Kaikōura tomorrow, one year on from the earthquakes which devastated the region. More >>

Farewelling a fair and just New Zealander

Monday, 13 November 2017, 3:08 pm | New Zealand Government

The Minister for Māori Development Hon Nanaia Mahuta has paid her respects to a Māori Land Court Judge who passed away at the weekend, describing him as a softly spoken, intelligent man who was held in high regard by Māori and Pākehā alike. More >>

Nationwide test planned for Emergency Mobile Alert system

Sunday, 12 November 2017, 12:01 pm | New Zealand Government

Nationwide test planned for Emergency Mobile Alert system New Zealanders are set to start receiving emergency alerts to their mobile phones, warning them that their life, property or health is in serious danger. Minister of Civil Defence Kris Faafoi ... More >>

Revised Trans-Pacific Partnership a better deal for NZ

Sunday, 12 November 2017, 10:49 am | New Zealand Government

Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker has welcomed the 11-member Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) which incorporates the TPP. More >>

Government signals Chief Technology Officer a priority

Saturday, 11 November 2017, 11:18 am | New Zealand Government

Government signals Chief Technology Officer a priority appointment The Government has outlined its priorities across digital technology, media and open government signalling that the establishment of a Chief Technology Officer is at the top of ... More >>

All Whites wished all the best

Friday, 10 November 2017, 1:41 pm | New Zealand Government

All Whites wished all the best as they embark on final steps to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson is wishing the All Whites success as they embark on the final legs of their FIFA World Cup Qualifying campaign against ... More >>

International Yachts Face Biosecurity Checks

Friday, 10 November 2017, 11:35 am | New Zealand Government

International yachts arriving in Northland this summer will face additional biosecurity checks by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF). More >>

Minister to attend RCEP talks in Manila

Friday, 10 November 2017, 10:25 am | New Zealand Government

Associate Trade and Export Growth Minister Damien O’Connor is travelling to Manila, Philippines this week to participate in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Preparatory Ministerial meeting, in the margins of the East Asia Summit. More >>

Equal pay awards champions show the way for employers

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 7:40 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter congratulates champions of the 2017 YWCA Equal Pay Awards, Lion and HR director at Simpson Grierson Jo Copeland, awarded this evening. More >>

NZ condemns Japan’s whaling in Southern Ocean

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 4:49 pm | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Winston Peters says Japan’s decision to continue whaling in the Southern Ocean is out of step with international opinion and defies scientific advice. More >>

Minister honours “Wahine Toa” Māori broadcasting star

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 4:03 pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Minister for Māori Development, Willie Jackson said it was an honour last night to present the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Ngā Kupu Ora Māori Book and Journalism Awards to one of the Māori World’s wahine toa veteran broadcasting ... More >>

   

 

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