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Government Books Show Resilient And Strong Economy

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 1:09 pm | New Zealand Government

The end of year audited Crown accounts released today show the Government’s health led approach to the COVID-19 pandemic has protected New Zealand’s economy. “On almost every indicator the accounts show that the New Zealand economy has performed ... More >>

Health System Is Ready For Assisted-dying Law

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 10:57 am | New Zealand Government

The health system is ready for the implementation of the End of Life Choice Act when it takes effect next month, making assisted dying legal in New Zealand, Health Minister Andrew Little said today More >>

Govt Provides Certainty To Working Holiday And Seasonal Visa Holders And Employers For Summer

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 6:17 am | New Zealand Government

The Government will extend Working Holiday visas and Supplementary Seasonal Employment (SSE) work visas for six months to provide more certainty to employers and visa holders over the coming summer period, Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi has announced. “This ... More >>

Mandatory Vaccination For Two Workforces

Monday, 11 October 2021, 6:03 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Chris Hipkins Minister for COVID-19 Response High-risk workers in the health and disability sector to be fully vaccinated by 1 December, 2021, and to receive their first dose by 30 October School and early learning staff and support people ... More >>

Record Day For Māori Covid-19 Vaccinations

Friday, 8 October 2021, 3:11 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Peeni Henare Associate Minister Health (Māori Health) More than 10,000 Covid-19 vaccinations were administered to Māori yesterday, the highest number in the vaccine campaign so far, Associate Minister of Health (Maori Health) Peeni Henare announced. ... More >>

Ruapehu Social Housing Pilot, Providing Value For Generations To Come

Friday, 8 October 2021, 9:14 am | New Zealand Government

Housing Minister Hon Dr Megan Woods today announced the development of six social housing units funded by the Government’s Covid response infrastructure fund, to help work toward resolving Ruapehu's lack of social housing. More >>

More Support For Business Available From Today

Friday, 8 October 2021, 9:09 am | New Zealand Government

The third round of the Resurgence Support Payment opened for applications this morning. More >>

Government Announces Next Steps In Supporting Visa Holders To Leave Afghanistan

Thursday, 7 October 2021, 11:40 am | New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta has announced New Zealand will send a Special Representative for Afghanistan to the Middle East to support New Zealand citizens, permanent residents and other visa holders who want to leave Afghanistan as the humanitarian ... More >>

Government Puts ‘pedal To Metal’ On Cutting Transport Emissions

Thursday, 7 October 2021, 9:46 am | New Zealand Government

The first two funding rounds of the Government’s new look Low Emission Transport Fund (LETF) are now open for applications, the Minister of Energy and Resources Dr Megan Woods announced today. More >>

Government Announces Next Steps In Supporting Visa Holders To Leave Afghanistan

Thursday, 7 October 2021, 9:41 am | New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta has announced New Zealand will send a Special Representative for Afghanistan to the Middle East to support New Zealand citizens, permanent residents and other visa holders who want to leave Afghanistan as the humanitarian ... More >>

New Zealand Welcomes Mexico As A New Partner On Inclusive Trade Initiatives

Thursday, 7 October 2021, 8:34 am | New Zealand Government

New Zealand, Chile and Canada welcomed Mexico as the newest member of the Inclusive Trade Action Group (ITAG) and signatory of the Global Trade and Gender Arrangement (GTAGA) at an event today in Paris. More >>

Dedicated Team To Support Disabled People To Access COVID-19 Vaccine

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 1:06 pm | New Zealand Government

A new team has been mobilised to support disabled people to access transport and get vaccinated in a way that suits their needs, COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins and Disability Issues Minister Carmel Sepuloni said. “As part of our plan ... More >>

Big Vaccination Drive Leading To A National Day Of Action On October 16

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 12:45 pm | New Zealand Government

With over half the eligible population now fully vaccinated and more than 80% with at least one dose, we’ve all got to do our bit reach the remaining 20%, COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says More >>

New Zealand Welcomes The Republic Of Korea’s Formal Request To Join The Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (DEPA)

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 5:40 am | New Zealand Government

New Zealand, Chile, and Singapore today welcomed the Republic of Korea’s formal accession request to commence negotiations to join the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (DEPA) at an event in Paris. Trade and Export Growth Minister Damien O’Connor ... More >>

Māori Trustee Reappointment

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 4:02 pm | New Zealand Government

Minister for Māori Development Willie Jackson today announced the reappointment of Dr Charlotte Severne as Māori Trustee for Te Tumu Paeroa for a term of five years. The Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngāi Tūhoe descendant is a respected scholar holding a ... More >>

Kaikōura Pāua Fishery To Reopen

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 3:25 pm | New Zealand Government

Kaikōura’s pāua fishery, which has been closed since the November 2016 earthquakes disrupted local seabeds, is to reopen following a community-led rebuild. More >>

Auckland Roadmap – Restrictions Eased In Steps

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 10:36 am | New Zealand Government

Cabinet met today to discuss the current alert level restrictions in Auckland and to confirm our plan for transitioning the city out of the current restrictions safely and carefully over the coming weeks. More >>

Government To Review Electoral Law

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 10:24 am | New Zealand Government

Minister of Justice Kris Faafoi has announced the Government will review New Zealand’s electoral laws to ensure the rules remain fit for purpose and meet the needs of the next generation of voters. More >>

More Progressive Home Ownership Opportunities For First Home Buyers

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 9:06 am | New Zealand Government

The Government is creating more opportunities for individuals, families and whānau to purchase their own homes through the Progressive Home Ownership (PHO) Fund. “A core belief of this Government is that everyone deserves a warm, dry and secure home, ... More >>

Auckland Restrictions Eased In Steps

Monday, 4 October 2021, 4:00 pm | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has today set out a roadmap for Auckland to carefully move out of current Covid-19 restrictions. Alert Level 3 and 4 restrictions in Auckland have helped control the Delta outbreak over the past seven weeks while New Zealanders ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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