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Backing Our Kids To Learn The Basics

Friday, 1 December 2023, 1:05 pm | New Zealand Government

Every child deserves a world-leading education, and the Coalition Government is making that a priority as part of its 100-day plan. Education Minister Erica Stanford says that will start with banning cellphone use at school and ensuring all primary ... More >>

Coalition Government Unveils 100-day Plan

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 3:56 pm | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Christopher Luxon has laid out the Coalition Government’s plan for its first 100 days from today. “The last few years have been incredibly tough for so many New Zealanders. People have put their trust in National, ACT and NZ First ... More >>

National, ACT And New Zealand First To Deliver For All New Zealanders

Friday, 24 November 2023, 10:51 am | New Zealand Government

The new coalition government of National, ACT and New Zealand First will be stable, effective and will deliver for all New Zealanders, National Leader and incoming Prime Minister Christopher Luxon says. “Despite the challenging economic environment, ... More >>

Further Humanitarian Support For Gaza, West Bank, & Israel

Saturday, 18 November 2023, 9:31 am | New Zealand Government

The Government is contributing a further $5 million to support the response to urgent humanitarian needs in Gaza, the West Bank and Israel, bringing New Zealand’s total contribution to the humanitarian response so far to $10 million. “New Zealand is ... More >>

Caretaker Arrangements Extended

Friday, 10 November 2023, 6:43 pm | New Zealand Government

Chris Hipkins and Christopher Luxon have agreed the Governor General will be advised to extend the current caretaker government arrangements until a new Government is formed. “Under section 6 of the Constitution Act current Ministers must leave office ... More >>

All Blacks Finish Runners Up At Rugby World Cup 2023

Sunday, 29 October 2023, 2:02 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government has congratulated the All Blacks on their effort in finishing runners up in the Men’s Rugby World Cup in Paris. “On behalf of New Zealand, I’d like to congratulate coach Ian Foster, captain Sam Cane and the rest of the team for their ... More >>

Port Waikato By-election Date Announced

Tuesday, 10 October 2023, 1:36 pm | New Zealand Government

The Port Waikato by-election will be held on Saturday 25 November, Prime Minister Chris Hipkins announced today. The by-election follows the death of ACT candidate Neil Christensen before the general election. Under the Electoral Act, a by-election ... More >>

Statement On The Escalation Of Violence In Israel And Gaza

Sunday, 8 October 2023, 2:01 pm | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Chris Hipkins today expressed grave concern at the escalation of violence in Israel and Gaza. “New Zealand condemns unequivocally the terror attacks led by Hamas on Israel. We are appalled by the targeting of civilians, and the taking ... More >>

Better Than Forecast Govt Books Shows Economy Has Turned A Corner

Thursday, 5 October 2023, 1:02 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government’s responsible and balanced financial management is on show in a better than forecast set of books that show the economy has turned a corner, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says. For the year to the end of June 2023, the Operating ... More >>

Govt Announces Big Boost To Marine Protection

Thursday, 5 October 2023, 10:58 am | New Zealand Government

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Government Backing Canterbury’s Future In Aerospace Industry

Tuesday, 3 October 2023, 11:19 am | New Zealand Government

The Government is helping Canterbury’s aerospace industry take off with further infrastructure support for the Tāwhaki Aerospace Centre at Kaitorete, Infrastructure Minister Dr Megan Woods has announced. “Today I can confirm we will provide a $5.4 ... More >>

New Zealand Resumes Peacekeeping Force Leadership

Monday, 2 October 2023, 5:34 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Andrew Little Minister of Defence Hon Nanaia Mahuta Minister of Foreign Affairs New Zealand will again contribute to the leadership of the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, with a senior New Zealand Defence ... More >>

Government Shows Further Commitment To Pay Equity For Healthcare Workers

Monday, 2 October 2023, 12:04 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government welcomes the proposed pay equity settlement that will see significant pay increases for around 18,000 Te Whatu Ora Allied, Scientific, and Technical employees, if accepted said Health Minister Ayesha Verrall. The proposal reached between Te ... More >>

100 New Public EV Chargers To Be Added To National Network

Sunday, 1 October 2023, 8:03 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Megan Woods Minister of Energy and Resources 100 more EV chargers across New Zealand in coming months 19 locations on popular holiday routes targeted Destination charging at convenient places like shopping centres The public EV charging network ... More >>

Prime Minister tests positive for COVID-19

Sunday, 1 October 2023, 2:48 pm | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Chris Hipkins has tested positive for COVID-19. He has cold and flu symptoms that began yesterday. He will be isolating for 5 days or until he returns a negative test. He will continue with engagements he can undertake via zoom. Further ... More >>

Te Whānau A Apanui And The Crown Initial Deed Of Settlement

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 2:04 pm | New Zealand Government

Te Whānau a Apanui and the Crown have initialled a deed of settlement in recognition of their historical Treaty of Waitangi claims. Te Whānau a Apanui has twelve hapū and a population of approximately 13,000 people with their area of interest being ... More >>

Immigration Settings Updates

Saturday, 23 September 2023, 5:18 am | New Zealand Government

· Judicial warrant process for out-of-hours compliance visits · 2023/24 Recognised Seasonal Employer cap increased by 500 · Additional roles for Construction and Infrastructure Sector Agreement · More roles added to Green List · Three-month extension for onshore ... More >>

There Is No Recession In NZ, Economy Grows Nearly 1 Percent In June Quarter

Thursday, 21 September 2023, 11:15 am | New Zealand Government

The economy has turned a corner with confirmation today New Zealand never was in recession and stronger than expected growth in the June quarter, Finance Minister Grant Robertson said. “The New Zealand economy is doing better than expected,” ... More >>

More Support For Victims Of Migrant Exploitation

Wednesday, 20 September 2023, 1:35 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government will provide a temporary package of further support to exploited migrant workers and strengthen immigration rules to prevent migrant exploitation, Immigration Minister Andrew Little says. “Migrant exploitation is a crime. It is ... More >>

Strong Export Boost As NZ Economy Turns Corner

Wednesday, 20 September 2023, 12:28 pm | New Zealand Government

An export boost is supporting New Zealand’s economy to grow, adding to signs that the economy has turned a corner and is on a stronger footing as we rebuild from Cyclone Gabrielle and lock in the benefits of multiple new trade deals, Finance Minister ... More >>





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