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Bill to improve and strengthen tax rules passes

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 5:09 pm | New Zealand Government

A Bill to improve and strengthen the tax rules passed its third reading today, Revenue Minister Judith Collins says. “Building a more competitive and productive economy for New Zealanders is a priority for this Government. More >>

Call for clinicians to share ‘disruptive’ ideas

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 12:44 pm | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman is calling on clinicians to share their ideas on how technology can transform patient care. More >>

NZ cyber security strategy tracking well

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 12:40 pm | New Zealand Government

The government released its first report on the implementation of New Zealand’s Cyber Security Strategy and Action Plan today. More >>

Renewables continue upwards, greenhouse gases fall 35%

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 12:38 pm | New Zealand Government

The amount of electricity generated from renewables in New Zealand grew to 88 per cent in the three months to December 2016, building on increases seen in previous quarters, Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins says. More >>

New funding for biosecurity and pest management

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 12:36 pm | New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed six new biosecurity and pest management projects that have received funding in the latest Ministry for Primary Industries’ Sustainable Farming Fund round. More >>

Housing First launches to help Auckland’s homeless

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 12:15 pm | New Zealand Government

A new initiative aimed at ending chronic homelessness in Auckland has officially kicked off. More >>

PM condemns London attack

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 11:09 am | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Bill English has condemned the terror attack in London today and expressed New Zealand’s condolences to the people of the UK. More >>

Getting patients with major trauma to right hospital quicker

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 10:29 am | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and ACC Minister Michael Woodhouse say hundreds will benefit from a new major trauma policy which will see patients taken to the most appropriate hospital more quickly. More >>

Foreign Minister to Counter-ISIL Foreign Ministers’ meeting

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 10:09 am | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully leaves tomorrow to attend the Counter-ISIL Foreign Ministers’ Meeting being hosted by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Washington DC on 22 March. More >>

Ceremony to mark $9m Thorndon School redevelopment

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 9:28 am | New Zealand Government

A ceremony at lunchtime today will usher in the construction phase of the $9 million redevelopment of Thorndon School in Wellington, says Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye. More >>

Neighbours Day strengthens communities

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 9:19 am | New Zealand Government

This weekend is an opportunity for us to check in on our neighbours and build our communities says Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Alfred Ngaro. More >>

Hunter-Safety Report Good News For Hunting Sector

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 3:52 pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Minister of Conservation, Hon Peter Dunne, welcomed the launch of the Mountain Safety Council's report into Hunter-Safety called A Hunter’s Tale yesterday. More >>

Play.Sport having an impact one year on

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 3:26 pm | New Zealand Government

Play.Sport having an impact one year on   Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman says up to 20,000 children are benefiting from a pilot programme which seeks to transform the way physical education (PE) is taught in schools.   “We’re ... More >>

Dog neutering campaigns rolling out nationwide

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 3:21 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government has approved grants to 32 territorial authorities to subsidiseneutering for menacing dogs, Associate Minister for Local Government Jacqui Dean has announced today. More >>

Ahuwhenua Trophy finalists – models of Māori innovation

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 2:13 pm | New Zealand Government

Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy have congratulated this year’s Ahuwhenua Trophy competition sheep and beef farming finalists, celebrating excellence in Māori farming. More >>

Restorative justice benefitting victims

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 11:50 am | New Zealand Government

The vast majority of victims who participated in restorative justice benefitted from the process, according to a survey released today by Justice Minister Amy Adams. More >>

Launch of Block Offer 2017

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 10:59 am | New Zealand Government

It’s a pleasure to welcome you all to New Plymouth in the Taranaki province, the heart of oil and gas production in New Zealand. More >>

2017 Block Offer petroleum tender launched

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 10:56 am | New Zealand Government

New Zealand is well-placed to take advantage of the economic benefits of oil and gas exploration, Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins announced today at the launch of the 2017 Block Offer petroleum tender. More >>

Support for Volunteering Fund now open

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 9:11 am | New Zealand Government

With the ‘Support for Volunteering’ fund opening today volunteering groups should look at what projects they need help with and apply for funding says Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Alfred Ngaro. More >>

$400m Huawei investment will create opportunities

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 8:45 am | New Zealand Government

A major investment announced by Huawei today will support our efforts to build an innovative, world leading economy, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith say. More >>



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