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Board Appointed For Auckland’s Most Transformational Project

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 10:35 am | New Zealand Government

Honourable Dame Fran Wilde will lead the board overseeing the design and construction of Auckland’s largest, most transformational project of a generation – Auckland Light Rail, which will connect hundreds of thousands of people across the city, Minister ... More >>

Government Continues Record Māori Education Investment

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 10:29 am | New Zealand Government

The Government’s commitment to the growth and development of te reo Māori has continued in Budget 2022, including the largest ever investment in kura property. “We know that there are pressures where schools delivering at higher levels of ... More >>

PM Attends Indo-Pacific Economic Framework Talks Ahead Of US Travel

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 5:29 am | New Zealand Government

23 May On the eve of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s trade mission to the United States, New Zealand has joined with partner governments from across the Indo-Pacific region to begin the next phase of discussions towards an Indo-Pacific Economic Framework ... More >>

Poroporoaki: Joseph (Joe) Parata Hohepa Hawke

Monday, 23 May 2022, 6:43 pm | New Zealand Government

Whakatopa ra e te kārearea hoka i ngā rangi Tāmaki Makaurau Titiro iho ki ngā tai piataata o Te Waitematā, i hanga ai ōna kōrero; Tāmaki pou herenga waka, Tāmaki tātai herenga tangata, Tāmaki whakapau manawa. Ko koe ra tenei e kara kua ... More >>

Stubbing Out Tobacco Smuggling

Monday, 23 May 2022, 4:32 pm | New Zealand Government

Budget 2022 is providing investment to crackdown on tobacco smuggling into New Zealand. “Customs has seen a significant increase in the smuggling of tobacco products into New Zealand over recent years,” Minister of Customs Meka Whaitiri says. This trend ... More >>

NZ To Provide Additional Deployment To Support Ukraine

Monday, 23 May 2022, 2:06 pm | New Zealand Government

As part of New Zealand’s ongoing response to the war in Ukraine, New Zealand is providing further support and personnel to assist Ukraine to defend itself against Russia’s unprovoked and illegal invasion, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced ... More >>

Prime Minister To Visit United States

Monday, 23 May 2022, 6:46 am | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister to lead trade mission to the United States this week to support export growth and the return of tourists post COVID-19. Business delegation to promote trade and tourism opportunities in New Zealand’s third largest export and visitor market ... More >>

Prime Minister To Visit United States

Monday, 23 May 2022, 6:45 am | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister to lead trade mission to the United States this week to support export growth and the return of tourists post COVID-19. Business delegation to promote trade and tourism opportunities in New Zealand’s third largest export and visitor market ... More >>

Prime Minister Congratulates Anthony Albanese

Sunday, 22 May 2022, 1:03 pm | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has congratulated Anthony Albanese and the Australian Labor Party on winning the Australian Federal election, and has acknowledged outgoing Prime Minister Scott Morrison. "I spoke to Anthony Albanese early this morning ... More >>

Law Changes Passed Stopping Tax Evasion On Water-pipe Tobacco

Friday, 20 May 2022, 4:32 pm | New Zealand Government

The Minister of Customs has welcomed legislation being passed which will prevent millions of dollars in potential tax evasion on water-pipe tobacco products. The Customs and Excise (Tobacco Products) Amendment Act 2022 changes the way excise and ... More >>

Government Support For Levin Community Hit By Tornado

Friday, 20 May 2022, 4:08 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government is contributing $100,000 to a Mayoral Relief Fund to help the Levin community following this morning’s tornado, Minister for Emergency Management Kiri Allan says. “My thoughts are with everyone who has been impacted by severe weather ... More >>

Govt Helps Supermarket Shoppers Get A Fair Deal

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 7:24 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Dr David Clark Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Urgent Budget night legislation to stop major supermarkets blocking competitors from accessing land for new stores has been introduced today, Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Dr ... More >>

Budget Highlights Underlying Strength Of Economy In Face Of Global Headwinds

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 2:23 pm | New Zealand Government

· A return to surplus in 2024/2025 · Unemployment rate projected to remain at record lows · Net debt forecast to peak at 19.9 percent of GDP in 2024, lower than Australia, US, UK and Canada · Economic growth to hit 4.2 percent in 2023 and average ... More >>

Government Delivers Timely Support For Whānau

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 2:22 pm | New Zealand Government

· Boost for Māori economic and employment initiatives. · More funding for Māori health and wellbeing initiatives · Further support towards growing language, culture and identity initiatives to deliver on our commitment to Te Reo Māori in Education ... More >>

Government Delivers Critical Infrastructure

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 2:22 pm | New Zealand Government

· New hospital funding for Whangārei, Nelson and Hillmorton · 280 more classrooms over 40 schools, and money for new kura · $349 million for more rolling stock and rail network investment · The completion of feasibility studies for a Northland ... More >>

Future Resource Management System Implementation Funding

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 2:13 pm | New Zealand Government

Budget 2022 provides funding to implement the new resource management system, building on progress made since the reform was announced just over a year ago. The inadequate funding for the implementation of the Resource Management Act in 1992 almost guaranteed ... More >>

More Support For First Home Buyers And Renters

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 2:13 pm | New Zealand Government

· House price caps for First Home Grants increased in many parts of the country · House price caps for First Home Loans removed entirely · Kāinga Whenua Loan cap will also be increased from $200,000 to $500,000 · The Affordable Housing Fund ... More >>

Funding Certainty For Quality Public Media

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 2:12 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government is substantially increasing the amount of funding for public media to ensure New Zealanders can continue to access quality local content and trusted news. “Our decision to create a new independent and future-focused public media ... More >>

Funding Boost Secures Defence Capabilities

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 2:12 pm | New Zealand Government

· $662.5 million to maintain existing defence capabilities · NZDF lower-paid staff will receive a salary increase to help meet cost-of living pressures. Budget 2022 sees significant resources made available for the Defence Force to maintain existing ... More >>

Budget 2022 Supports Resilient And Sustainable Cultural Sector

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 2:11 pm | New Zealand Government

· More than $185 million to help build a resilient cultural sector as it continues to adapt to the challenges coming out of COVID-19. · Support cultural sector agencies to continue to offer their important services to New Zealanders. · Strengthen support ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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