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PM's tribute to former Prime Minister Mike Moore

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 7:52 pm | New Zealand Government

I move, That this House place on record its appreciation and thanks for the devoted and distinguished service to New Zealand by the late Rt Hon Michael Kenneth Moore, member of the Order of New Zealand, a member of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy ... More >>

Agriculture Minister Declares Adverse Event In Northland

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 4:07 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Damien O’Connor Minister of Agriculture   11 February 2020 MEDIA STATEMENT         Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor has today classified the drought conditions in Northland as an adverse ... More >>

Police Disrupt Methamphetamine Trade

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 10:59 am | New Zealand Government

Hon Stuart Nash Minister of Police   11 February 2020 MEDIA STATEMENT Police disrupt methamphetamine trade The Minister of Police says an operation to smash a trans national drug smuggling ring today will make a significant impact on the methamphetamine ... More >>

Iceland Speaker arrives to discuss renewable energy, tourism

Monday, 10 February 2020, 12:29 pm | New Zealand Government

Steingrímur J. Sigfússon, the Speaker of Iceland’s Althingi, is leading a delegation to New Zealand to discuss topics ranging from renewable energy to tourism. More >>

Minister launches Youth Ready Employer Programme

Monday, 10 February 2020, 11:24 am | New Zealand Government

A programme for employers to help them engage effectively with younger employees was launched today by Minister of Employment, Willie Jackson. More >>

Government To Fund Aids Research

Sunday, 9 February 2020, 1:42 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government is committing $300,000 to fund research to update behavioural information to make sure HIV and STI prevention services are targeted appropriately in New Zealand. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Finance Minister Grant Robertson made the announcement ... More >>

Government support for communities impacted by flooding

Friday, 7 February 2020, 1:03 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister of Civil Defence Hon Peeni Henare announced today that the Government will contribute $100,000 to the Southland regional Mayoral Relief Fund, to support communities impacted by the recent flooding in Southland. More >>

Work to begin on a possible new public media entity

Friday, 7 February 2020, 11:56 am | New Zealand Government

The Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media has announced work will begin on a business case to assess the viability of forming a new public media entity. More >>

Next level results for game development industry

Friday, 7 February 2020, 9:32 am | New Zealand Government

A new survey has found New Zealand’s game development sector has grown beyond expectations and is on track to becoming a billion dollar industry in 2025, Economic Development Minister Phil Twyford says. More >>

PGF supports West Coast connectivity

Thursday, 6 February 2020, 7:28 pm | New Zealand Government

The West Coast has had a funding injection of over $1.2 million from the Provincial Growth Fund, Under Secretary for Regional Economic Development Fletcher Tabuteau announced at Waitangi Day commemorations in Hokitika today. More >>

More than 70 marae online through PGF

Thursday, 6 February 2020, 1:50 pm | New Zealand Government

Te Tii, the lower marae at Waitangi, is among more than 70 marae now connected to broadband internet thanks to the Provincial Growth Fund’s marae connectivity scheme, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones said today. In February 2019, ... More >>

Agriculture Minister declares adverse event in Southland

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 5:01 pm | New Zealand Government

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor has declared an adverse event for the Southland and Otago regions, unlocking Government support for farmers and growers. More >>

PM announces public funeral service for Mike Moore

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 1:23 pm | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a funeral service for former Labour Prime Minister the Rt Hon Mike Moore, ONZ, AO. A public service will be held on Friday 14 February at 2pm at Dilworth School senior campus, 2 Erin Street, Epsom, Auckland. ... More >>

Low unemployment shows economy in good shape

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 12:22 pm | New Zealand Government

Today’s news of low unemployment, rising wages and record numbers of Maori in work shows the economy is in good shape and that the Government is delivering better outcomes across New Zealand. More >>

Support for crayfish industry after disruptions

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 9:18 am | New Zealand Government

The government has agreed to help crayfish exporters to minimise the impact of trade disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak in China. Between 150 and 180 tonnes of live rock lobster are currently held in New Zealand in pots and tanks, at sea ... More >>

Māori armed forces honoured at new Waitangi museum

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 8:30 am | New Zealand Government

Te Rau Aroha, a new museum at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, acknowledges the duty and sacrifice of Māori who served in New Zealand’s armed forces, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones says. The museum, whose construction was funded ... More >>

Recognising more of New Zealand’s Top Scholars

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 8:29 am | New Zealand Government

More top-performing students can now be recognised with one of New Zealand’s most prestigious secondary school awards, in changes announced by Education Minister Chris Hipkins today. “Changes to New Zealand Scholarship awards will allow more young ... More >>

New programme to grow future Māori leaders launched today

Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 3:01 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government’s drive to support Māori educational success takes a new step forward with a programme launched by Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis today. More >>

Government invests in kaupapa waka hourua

Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 9:50 am | New Zealand Government

More New Zealanders are set to learn about the incredible navigational and voyaging prowess of early Māori and Pacific settlers who arrived here more than seven centuries ago. More >>

Big boost for community conservation in Northland

Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 8:08 am | New Zealand Government

Nature in Te Tai Tokerau/Northland is getting a much needed boost thanks to additional funding for community conservation efforts announced the Minister for Conservation Eugenie Sage at Puketi Forest today, alongside the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern More >>



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