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New Zealand To Provide Further Help For Tonga

Friday, 21 January 2022, 4:15 pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand is giving an additional $2 million in humanitarian funding for Tonga as the country recovers from a volcanic eruption and tsunami last weekend, Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta and Defence Minister Peeni Henare said today. This ... More >>

Quarterly Benefit Numbers Show Highest Number Of Exits Into Work

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 3:30 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government’s strong focus on supporting more people into work is reflected in benefit figures released today which show a year-on-year fall of around 21,300 people receiving a main benefit in the December 2021 quarter, Minister for Social ... More >>

Quarterly Benefit Numbers Show Highest Number Of Exits Into Work

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 3:29 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government’s strong focus on supporting more people into work is reflected in benefit figures released today which show a year-on-year fall of around 21,300 people receiving a main benefit in the December 2021 quarter, Minister for Social ... More >>

Northland To Move To Orange, NZ Prepared For Omicron

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 2:42 pm | New Zealand Government

Northland will move to Orange at 11:59pm tonight, 20 January 2022, while the rest of New Zealand will remain at Orange as the Government prepares for Omicron to enter the community. More >>

RNZAF C-130 Hercules Flight Departs For Tonga As Navy Vessels Draw Nearer To Tongatapu

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 12:44 pm | New Zealand Government

A Royal New Zealand Air Force C-130 Hercules has departed Base Auckland Whenuapai for Tonga carrying aid supplies, as the New Zealand aid effort ramps up, Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta and Defence Minister Peeni Henare said today. More >>

Update On Tonga

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 2:41 pm | New Zealand Government

Tonga Update – 3pm 19 January 2022 The Tonga Government is responding to efforts on the ground. Power has been restored, and clean-up and damage assessments are ongoing. Relief supplies are being distributed by Tongan authorities. Work to clear the airport ... More >>

New Zealand Prepared To Send Support To Tonga

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 1:49 pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand is ready to assist Tonga in its recovery from Saturday night’s undersea eruption and tsunami, Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta and Defence Minister Peeni Henare said today. Air Movements personnel stack and secure pallets of disaster ... More >>

New Zealand Stands Ready To Assist People Of Tonga

Sunday, 16 January 2022, 3:39 pm | New Zealand Government

The thoughts of New Zealanders are with the people of Tonga following yesterday’s undersea volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami waves, Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta says. “Damage assessments are under way and New Zealand has formally ... More >>

Duke Of York’s NZ Military Patronage Appointment Ends

Friday, 14 January 2022, 11:04 am | New Zealand Government

Buckingham Palace has recently announced that, with the Queen's approval and agreement, the Duke of York’s military affiliations and Royal patronages have been returned to the Queen. In New Zealand, the Duke of York was formerly the Colonel-in-Chief ... More >>

Record High Of New Homes Consented Continues

Thursday, 13 January 2022, 12:56 pm | New Zealand Government

Annual figures for the last nine months show more new homes have been consented than ever before, says Minister for Building and Construction Poto Williams... More >>

Report Trumpets Scope For Ice Cream Exports

Wednesday, 12 January 2022, 10:33 am | New Zealand Government

Latest research into our premium ice cream industry suggests exporters could find new buyers in valuable overseas markets as consumers increasingly look for tip top quality in food. Economic Development Minister Stuart Nash has released a new report ... More >>

Honouring The Legacy Of Legendary Kaumātua Muriwai Ihakara

Tuesday, 11 January 2022, 3:49 pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Minister for Arts, Culture, and Heritage Kiri Allan has expressed her great sadness and deepest condolences at the passing of esteemed kaumātua, Muriwai Ihakara. “Muriwai’s passing is not only a loss for the wider creative sector ... More >>

Have Your Say On Proposed Changes To Make Drinking Water Safer

Monday, 10 January 2022, 2:04 pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Minister for the Environment Kiri Allan is urging all New Zealanders to give feedback on proposed changes aimed at making drinking water safer. “The current regulations are not fit for purpose and don’t offer enough protection, particularly ... More >>

Planting The Seeds For Rewarding Careers

Saturday, 8 January 2022, 6:29 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Kiri Allan Minister of Conservation Minita mō Te Papa Atawhai A boost in funding for a number of Jobs for Nature initiatives across Canterbury will provide sustainable employment opportunities for more than 70 people, Conservation Minister Kiri Allan ... More >>

High-tech Investment Extends Drought Forecasting For Farmers And Growers

Thursday, 6 January 2022, 6:32 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Damien O’Connor Minister of Agriculture The Government is investing in the development of a new forecasting tool that makes full use of innovative climate modelling to help farmers and growers prepare for dry conditions, Agriculture Minister Damien ... More >>

Support For Fire-hit Waiharara Community

Tuesday, 4 January 2022, 5:27 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Kiri Allan Minister for Emergency Management Minita Rākau Whakamarumaru The government will contribute $20,000 towards a Mayoral Relief Fund to support those most affected by the fires in Waiharara in the Far North, Minister for Emergency ... More >>

Honours List - NZ New Year Honours List 2022

Sunday, 2 January 2022, 4:53 am | New Zealand Government

Full list of NZ's 2021 New Year Honours Recipients More >>

Our Pacific Community Shares In New Year’s Honours

Friday, 31 December 2021, 6:44 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Aupito William Sio Minister for Pacific Peoples Prominent Pacific health champion Faumuina Professor Fa’afetai Sopoaga has been made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year’s Honours list. Professor Sopoaga has been a champion ... More >>

Congratulations To Māori New Year’s Honours Stars Of 2022

Friday, 31 December 2021, 6:43 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Willie Jackson Te Minita Whanaketanga Māori Minister for Māori Development He mihi Kei aku rangatira kua whakawhiwhia koutou ki ngā tohu ā tō tātou kuīni hei whakanui nui i ā koutou mahi rangatira i hāpai i te manotini puta noa i a Aotearoa. ... More >>

Top Honours For Women In Sport

Friday, 31 December 2021, 6:42 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Grant Robertson Minister for Sport and Recreation Minister of Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson has congratulated Olympian Lisa Carrington and Paralympian Sophie Pascoe on being made Dames Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (DNZM) in ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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