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Government To Overhaul Firearms Laws

Friday, 14 June 2024, 1:17 pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Justice Minister Nicole McKee has today announced a comprehensive programme to reform New Zealand's outdated and complicated firearms laws. More >>

Government Delivers Landmark Specialist Schools Investment

Friday, 14 June 2024, 10:22 am | New Zealand Government

The coalition Government is delivering record levels of targeted investment in specialist schools so children with additional needs can thrive. More >>

Major Health And Safety Consultation Begins

Friday, 14 June 2024, 10:16 am | New Zealand Government

A substantial consultation on work health and safety will begin today with a roadshow across the regions over the coming months, says Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Brooke van Velden. This the first step to deliver on the commitment to reforming ... More >>

Growing The Potential Of New Zealand’s Forestry Sector In Partnership

Friday, 14 June 2024, 10:11 am | New Zealand Government

Forestry Minister Todd McClay, today announced the start of the Government’s plan to restore certainty and confidence in the forestry and wood processing sector. More >>

Government Cancels Forestry ETS Annual Service Charges For 2023-24

Friday, 14 June 2024, 10:05 am | New Zealand Government

Annual service charges in the forestry Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) will be cancelled for 2023/24, Forestry Minister Todd McClay says. More >>

Speech To The LGNZ Infrastructure Symposium

Friday, 14 June 2024, 8:57 am | New Zealand Government

I don’t need to tell an audience as smart as this one that we have a big infrastructure deficit. There’s a lot of debate about how big it is. That misses the point. The real question is what we do about it. More >>

Government Boosts Agriculture And Food Trade With China

Thursday, 13 June 2024, 5:55 pm | New Zealand Government

Trade and Agriculture Minister Todd McClay and Food Safety Minister Andrew Hoggard welcomed outcomes to boost agricultural and food trade between New Zealand and China. More >>

NZ And China Launch Services Trade Negotiations

Thursday, 13 June 2024, 5:53 pm | New Zealand Government

“The negotiations will focus on updating the rules for trade in services between the two countries. The opportunities for kiwi services companies in China are significant. The launch of negotiations today is an important step to realising this opportunity,” ... More >>

Prime Minister Luxon Meets With Premier Li

Thursday, 13 June 2024, 5:47 pm | New Zealand Government

In reaffirming New Zealand’s commitment to its One China Policy, Mr Luxon also noted New Zealand’s interest in the peaceful resolution of issues in the Taiwan Strait. More >>

Government And Business Tackling Gender Pay Gap

Thursday, 13 June 2024, 4:09 pm | New Zealand Government

The coalition Government is taking action to reduce the gender pay gap in New Zealand through the development of a voluntary calculation tool. More >>

Funding Boost For Rural Support Trusts

Thursday, 13 June 2024, 3:05 pm | New Zealand Government

The coalition Government is boosting funding for Rural Support Trusts to provide more help to farmers and growers under pressure, Rural Communities Minister Mark Patterson announced today. More >>

Latest Data Shows Size Of Public Service Decreasing

Thursday, 13 June 2024, 2:58 pm | New Zealand Government

“I expect to see the impact of the Budget start to flow through in the coming months and continue into the next financial year with further decreases,” Nicola Willis says. More >>

25 Years On, NZ Reaffirms Enduring Friendship With Timor Leste

Thursday, 13 June 2024, 2:12 pm | New Zealand Government

While in Dili, Mr Peters announced investments by New Zealand in climate change adaptation and English language training. He also met with New Zealand development scholarship recipients and visited our support for the local coffee industry. More >>

Ministry For Regulation Targets Red Tape To Keep Farmers And Growers Competitive

Thursday, 13 June 2024, 12:13 pm | New Zealand Government

Regulation Minister David Seymour, Environment Minister Penny Simmonds, and Food Safety Minister Andrew Hoggard have today announced a regulatory sector review on the approval process for new agricultural and horticultural products. More >>

Government To Reverse Blanket Speed Limit Reductions

Thursday, 13 June 2024, 10:45 am | New Zealand Government

The Coalition Government will reverse Labour’s blanket speed limit reductions by 1 July 2025 through a new Land Transport Rule released for public consultation today, Transport Minister Simeon Brown says. More >>

Chair Appointments For NZSO, CNZ And NZ On Air

Thursday, 13 June 2024, 10:28 am | New Zealand Government

Minister Paul Goldsmith is making major leadership changes within both his Arts and Media portfolios. More >>

Government Focus On Long-term Food, Fibre Growth

Thursday, 13 June 2024, 10:18 am | New Zealand Government

Food and fibre export revenue is tipped to reach $54.6 billion this year and hit a record $66.6b in 2028 as the Government focuses on getting better access to markets and cutting red tape, Agriculture Minister Todd McClay and Oceans and Fisheries Minister ... More >>

Govt Consulting On Cutting Red Tape For Exporters

Wednesday, 12 June 2024, 4:03 pm | New Zealand Government

A new export exemption proposal for food businesses demonstrates the coalition Government’s commitment to reducing regulatory barriers for industry and increasing the value of New Zealand exports, which gets safe New Zealand food to more markets, says Food ... More >>

Inquiry Requested Into Rural Banking

Wednesday, 12 June 2024, 1:04 pm | New Zealand Government

Promoting robust competition in the banking sector is vital to rebuilding the economy, Finance Minister Nicola Willis says. More >>

New Zealand And Philippines Elevating Relationship

Tuesday, 11 June 2024, 7:35 pm | New Zealand Government

“The leaders of New Zealand and Philippines agreed in April 2024 to lift our relationship to a Comprehensive Partnership by 2026,” Mr Peters says. “Our visit to Manila this week has been an excellent early opportunity to make progress towards this goal.” More >>





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