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Dry Weather Triggers Extra Support For Farmers And Growers Across The Top Of The South Island

Friday, 23 February 2024, 5:49 pm | New Zealand Government

The coalition Government is providing support for farmers and growers as dry conditions worsen across the top of the South Island. “Conditions on the ground across the Marlborough, Tasman, and Nelson districts are now extremely dry and likely to get ... More >>

Trade Minister Heads To Abu Dhabi For Key WTO Negotiations

Friday, 23 February 2024, 1:09 pm | New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay travels to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates for the 13th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) today, to take up his role as Vice Chair of the negotiations. The Ministerial Conference is the ... More >>

Appointment Round For King’s Counsel Announced

Friday, 23 February 2024, 11:02 am | New Zealand Government

Hon Minister Judith Collins KC Attorney-General   Attorney-General Judith Collins today announced an appointment round for King’s Counsel will take place in 2024. Appointments of King’s Counsel are made by the Governor-General on the ... More >>

Retiring Chief Of Navy Thanked For His Service

Friday, 23 February 2024, 9:47 am | New Zealand Government

Defence Minister Judith Collins has thanked the Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral David Proctor, for his service as he retires from the Royal New Zealand Navy after 37 years. Rear Admiral Proctor will retire on 16 May to take up an employment opportunity in ... More >>

Indonesian Vice President To Visit New Zealand

Friday, 23 February 2024, 9:41 am | New Zealand Government

Rt Hon Winston Peters Deputy Prime Minister Minister of Foreign Affairs Indonesia’s Vice President Ma’ruf Amin will visit New Zealand next week, the first here by an Indonesian leader since 2018, Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has announced. ... More >>

Government Boost To Fight Against Caulerpa

Friday, 23 February 2024, 9:03 am | New Zealand Government

Hon Andrew Hoggard Minister for Biosecurity The battle to contain the fast-spreading exotic caulerpa seaweed has today received a $5 million boost to accelerate the development of removal techniques, says Biosecurity Minister Andrew Hoggard. “The time is now ... More >>

Minister Attending Australian Data, Digital Meeting

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 2:53 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Judith Collins KC Minister for Digitising Government Minister for Digitising Government Judith Collins is in Sydney to attend the first Data and Digital Ministers’ Meeting of 2024. “This is a great opportunity to connect with our Australian counterparts ... More >>

Appointments To Antarctica New Zealand Board

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 1:39 pm | New Zealand Government

Rt Hon Winston Peters Minister of Foreign Affairs   Foreign Minister Winston Peters has appointed Leon Grice and Heather Simpson to serve on the Antarctica New Zealand board. “Since taking office, the Coalition Government has become concerned ... More >>

Strengthening The Single Economic Market

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 1:23 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Nicola Willis Minister of Finance Finance Minister Nicola Willis has met with Australian Treasurer Jim Chalmers to discuss the opportunities to lower business costs and increase the ease with which businesses and people can operate across the ... More >>

Government To Address Business Payment Practices

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 1:15 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Andrew Bayly Minister for Small Business and Manufacturing The Government will repeal the Business Payment Practices Act 2023, Small Business and Manufacturing Minister Andrew Bayly announced today. “There is a major problem with large market ... More >>

Greater Focus On Work Will Reduce Child Poverty

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 10:28 am | New Zealand Government

Worsening child poverty rates support the Coalition Government’s focus on reducing the cost of living and getting people into work, Child Poverty Reduction Minister Louise Upston says. Figures released by Stats NZ today show child poverty rates have ... More >>

NZ Announces New Support For Ukraine

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 10:11 am | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Winston Peters and Defence Minister Judith Collins have marked two years since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine by announcing further support and sanctions, and extending our military assistance. “Russia launched its illegal, ... More >>

Finalists Of Ahuwhenua Trophy Announced

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 9:44 am | New Zealand Government

Māori Development Minister Tama Potaka announced the two finalists for this year’s Ahuwhenua Trophy at Parliament yesterday. “I am pleased to see such a high calibre of Māori dairy farms featured as finalists this year,” Mr Potaka says. The finalists ... More >>

Finance Minister To Meet Australian Treasurer

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 9:28 am | New Zealand Government

Finance Minister Nicola Willis will travel to Australia today to meet her Australian counterpart, Treasurer Jim Chalmers. “New Zealand and Australia have an incredibly strong trade and investment relationship. The Closer Economic Relations and Single ... More >>

PM Shocked And Saddened At Death Of Efeso Collins

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 10:57 am | New Zealand Government

Rt Hon Christopher Luxon Prime Minister “I am truly shocked and saddened at the news of Efeso Collins’ sudden death,” Prime Minister Christopher Luxon says. “Efeso was a good man, always friendly and kind, and a true champion and advocate ... More >>

Greater Support For Social Workers

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 5:48 pm | New Zealand Government

The Coalition Government is enhancing the professionalism of the social work sector and supporting the vulnerable people who rely on them, Social Development and Employment Minister Louise Upston says. The Social Workers Registration Legislation Amendment ... More >>

Cyclone Recovery Taskforce Concludes

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 1:21 pm | New Zealand Government

The Cyclone Recovery Taskforce has been wound down with responsibilities transferred to the Cyclone Recovery Unit, Emergency Management and Recovery Minister Mark Mitchell says. “In making this decision, we have considered how the recovery structures ... More >>

Government Delivers Greater Freedom And Choice For Sick New Zealanders

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 10:41 am | New Zealand Government

The coalition government is delivering on its commitment to making principled decisions by getting rid of red tape that doesn’t make sense and allowing sick New Zealanders greater freedom and choice to purchase effective cold and flu medicines. More >>

Government Begins Reset Of Welfare System

Monday, 19 February 2024, 3:38 pm | New Zealand Government

The coalition government is taking early action to curb the surge in welfare dependency that occurred under the previous government by setting out its expectations around employment and the use of benefit sanctions, Social Development and Employment Minister ... More >>

Hon Christopher Luxon, Prime Minister - State of the Nation

Sunday, 18 February 2024, 2:25 pm | New Zealand Government

Ka nui te mihi kia koutou. Kia ora, good morning, talofa, malo e lelei, bula vinaka, da jia hao, namaste, sat sri akal, assalamu alaikum. Thank you for coming to my first State of the Nation as Prime Minister. Thank you for coming to a speech where I don’t ... More >>





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