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NZ Welcomes Australia And Brazil To Agreements

Tuesday, 27 February 2024, 10:07 am | New Zealand Government

New Zealand has welcomed Australia to the Inclusive Trade Action Group (ITAG) and Australia and Brazil to the Global Trade and Gender Arrangement (GTAGA) Minister for Trade Todd McClay says. As the current chair of ITAG and GTAGA, Minister McClay ... More >>

Speech To The Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Tuesday, 27 February 2024, 9:30 am | New Zealand Government

Good morning. Can I start by acknowledging Simon and the team at the Chamber. Thanks for the invitation to be here today. Introduction In October last year New Zealanders voted for change. The Coalition government was elected with a clear mandate to rebuild ... More >>

New Chair For Guardians Of NZ Superannuation

Monday, 26 February 2024, 1:06 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Nicola Willis Minister of Finance Company director and investor John Williamson has been appointed as the new Chair of the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation, the Crown entity that oversees the NZ Super Fund and the Elevate NZ Venture Capital ... More >>

Northland Open For Business As Critical Works To Repair SH1 Brynderwyn Hills Begin

Monday, 26 February 2024, 12:01 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Simeon Brown Minister of Transport The Government is encouraging New Zealanders to support, visit, and explore Northland, as the closure and detour of SH1 at the Bryderwyn Hills begins, and critical repair work by the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) ... More >>

Government Backs Police To Crackdown On Gangs

Sunday, 25 February 2024, 11:24 am | New Zealand Government

The coalition Government is restoring law and order by providing police new tools to crack down on criminal gangs, says Justice Minister Paul Goldsmith and Police Minister Mark Mitchell. “Over the last five years gangs have recruited more than ... More >>

Northland’s New Kāeo Bridge Officially Open

Saturday, 24 February 2024, 1:37 pm | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simeon Brown has welcomed the official opening of the new State Highway 10 (SH10) Kāeo Bridge, which will improve safety and traffic flow for people heading to and from the Far North. “This is an important piece of infrastructure ... More >>

Government Grants $6.6 Million To Clean Up Old Landfill Sites

Saturday, 24 February 2024, 1:35 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government has granted $6.6 million to clean up four historic New Zealand landfill and dump sites vulnerable to extreme weather events and coastal erosion. At the BlueGreens Forum in Paihia today Environment Minister Penny Simmonds said that the Contaminated ... More >>

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 >>





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