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Prime Minister Wraps Up US Visit In California

Saturday, 13 July 2024, 12:46 pm | New Zealand Government

Mr Luxon’s visit also advanced New Zealand’s technology and investment opportunity with the United States. More >>

District Court Judges Appointed

Friday, 12 July 2024, 1:32 pm | New Zealand Government

The appointees will take up their roles in July and August at the Manukau, Rotorua and Invercargill courts. More >>

Urgent Review Into Wairoa Flood Response Begins

Friday, 12 July 2024, 11:39 am | New Zealand Government

Environment Minister, Penny Simmonds today announced the terms of reference for a rapid review into the Wairoa flood response. More >>

NZDF’s Red Sea Deployment Extended

Friday, 12 July 2024, 10:46 am | New Zealand Government

New Zealand has extended its contribution to the US-led coalition working to uphold maritime security in the Red Sea, Defence Minister Judith Collins and Foreign Minister Winston Peters announced today. More >>

Government Provides Support To Tackle Tax Debt And Compliance

Friday, 12 July 2024, 10:15 am | New Zealand Government

New compliance funding in Budget 2024 will ensure Inland Revenue is better equipped to catch individuals who are evading their tax obligations, Revenue Minister Simon Watts says. More >>

Taking Action To Reduce Road Cones

Friday, 12 July 2024, 8:14 am | New Zealand Government

The Coalition Government is taking action to reduce expenditure on road cones and temporary traffic management (TTM) while maintaining the safety of workers and road users, Transport Minister Simeon Brown says. More >>

Prime Minister Leads Indo-Pacific Four At NATO

Friday, 12 July 2024, 8:06 am | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Christopher Luxon today chaired a meeting of the Indo-Pacific Four (IP4) countries – Australia, Japan, the Republic of Korea and New Zealand. The IP4 met in the context of NATO’s Summit in Washington DC hosted by President Biden. More >>

Foreign Minister To Visit Korea And Japan

Thursday, 11 July 2024, 2:06 pm | New Zealand Government

The Minister will depart New Zealand on Sunday 14 July, returning on Saturday 20 July. More >>

Government Creates MAG For Retail Crime Victims

Thursday, 11 July 2024, 1:13 pm | New Zealand Government

“The new Ministerial Advisory Group will engage directly with victims, workers, business owners, retail experts and advocacy groups over the next two years to provide the Government specific proposals to address urgent challenges in retail crime.” More >>

Huge Opportunity For Educators And Students As Charter School Applications Open

Thursday, 11 July 2024, 12:16 pm | New Zealand Government

“There has already been significant interest from groups and individuals interested in opening new charter schools or converting existing state schools to charter schools,” says Mr Seymour. More >>

Decreasing Gas Reserves Data Highlights Need To Reverse Oil And Gas Exploration Ban

Thursday, 11 July 2024, 11:31 am | New Zealand Government

The Coalition Government is committed to ensuring New Zealand’s energy security. We are working at pace to reverse the policies that have got us into this position and to restore investment confidence to the energy sector. More >>

Providers Of Military Assistance To Russia Targeted In New Sanctions

Thursday, 11 July 2024, 11:00 am | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Winston Peters has announced further sanctions as part of the Government’s ongoing response to Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine. More >>

OECD Report Shows New Zealand Is A Red Tape State

Thursday, 11 July 2024, 10:49 am | New Zealand Government

Minister for Regulation David Seymour says that the OECD Product Market Regulation Indicators (PMRI) released this morning shows why New Zealanders sorely need regulatory reform. More >>

National Bowel Screening Programme Reaches 2 Million Life-saving Screening Kits

Wednesday, 10 July 2024, 1:17 pm | New Zealand Government

The National Bowel Screening Programme is evidence that screening really works. However, screening is only one part of improving outcomes for New Zealanders with cancer: Dr Shane Reti  More >>

Granny Flats Popular With All Ages

Wednesday, 10 July 2024, 10:58 am | New Zealand Government

More than 1,300 people have submitted on the recent proposal to make it easier to build granny flats, RMA Reform Minister Chris Bishop and Building and Construction Minister Chris Penk say. More >>

$25 Million Boost For Conservation

Wednesday, 10 July 2024, 9:51 am | New Zealand Government

New Zealanders will get to enjoy more of our country’s natural beauty including at Cathedral Cove – Mautohe thanks to a $25 million boost for conservation, Conservation Minister Tama Potaka announced today. More >>

Government Unveils Five-Point Climate Strategy

Wednesday, 10 July 2024, 9:35 am | New Zealand Government

The coalition Government is proud to announce the launch of its Climate Strategy, a comprehensive and ambitious plan aimed at reducing the impacts of climate change and preparing for its future effects, Climate Change Minister Simon Watts says. More >>

New Zealand Increases Support For Ukraine

Wednesday, 10 July 2024, 8:11 am | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Christopher Luxon and Foreign Minister Winston Peters have announced a further $16 million of support for Ukraine, as it defends itself against Russia’s illegal invasion. More >>

Country Kindy To Remain Open

Tuesday, 9 July 2024, 6:27 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government is currently undergoing a sector review for the Early Childhood Education sector, to address major issues with affordability and availability of early childhood education, and the complexity of its regulation. More >>

Government Lifts Indonesian Trade Cooperation

Tuesday, 9 July 2024, 5:36 pm | New Zealand Government

“The documents signed today demonstrate the Government’s commitment to strengthening trade relationships, doubling the value of our exports to support New Zealand’s economic growth, and boosting grower returns.” More >>





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