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Country Kindy To Remain Open

Tuesday, 9 July 2024, 6:27 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government is currently undergoing a sector review for the Early Childhood Education sector, to address major issues with affordability and availability of early childhood education, and the complexity of its regulation. More >>

Government Lifts Indonesian Trade Cooperation

Tuesday, 9 July 2024, 5:36 pm | New Zealand Government

“The documents signed today demonstrate the Government’s commitment to strengthening trade relationships, doubling the value of our exports to support New Zealand’s economic growth, and boosting grower returns.” More >>

Carbon Capture Framework To Reduce Emissions

Tuesday, 9 July 2024, 4:48 pm | New Zealand Government

A Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) framework has been released by the Coalition Government for consultation, providing an opportunity for industry to reduce net CO2 emissions from gas use and production, Energy Minister Simeon Brown says. More >>

Faster Consenting With Remote Inspections

Tuesday, 9 July 2024, 11:20 am | New Zealand Government

The Government will release a discussion document in quarter three of 2024. There will be an opportunity for councils and the sector to provide feedback about the best approach. More >>

Revision Programme Presented To Parliament

Tuesday, 9 July 2024, 11:03 am | New Zealand Government

A new revision programme enabling the Government to continue the progressive revision of Acts in New Zealand has been presented to Parliament, Attorney-General Judith Collins announced today. More >>

Government Aligns Clean Car Importer Standard With Australia To Reduce Vehicle Prices For Kiwis

Tuesday, 9 July 2024, 10:45 am | New Zealand Government

The Government will be aligning the Clean Car Importer Standard with Australia in order to provide the vehicle import market with certainty and ease cost of living pressures on Kiwis the next time they need to purchase a vehicle, Transport Minister ... More >>

More Support For Wairoa Clean-up

Saturday, 6 July 2024, 1:00 pm | New Zealand Government

The Wairoa District Council has identified what it needs, and this additional funding is immediately available for the work. More >>

NZQA Board Appointments

Saturday, 6 July 2024, 12:56 pm | New Zealand Government

NZQA has a crucial role ensuring New Zealand qualifications are relevant, robust and credible. The appointees bring significant public and private sector experience and expertise to the Board. More >>

Minister Concludes Local Government Review

Friday, 5 July 2024, 4:12 pm | New Zealand Government

While the Review highlighted longstanding funding and financing issues in the local government sector, some of the review’s other recommendations were ideologically driven, such as mandating wellbeing goals and establishing a bureaucratic stewardship ... More >>

Minister Thanks Outgoing Secretary For Education

Friday, 5 July 2024, 4:04 pm | New Zealand Government

“Improving education outcomes is a key part of the Government’s Q3 action plan. I look forward to continuing to work with Iona to deliver on our priorities,” Ms Stanford says. More >>

Consultation Begins On New Cancer Medicines

Friday, 5 July 2024, 3:20 pm | New Zealand Government

Consultation for this first tranche is open until Friday 26 July. Following that, a funding proposal will be taken to Pharmac’s Board for a decision. More >>

50 Years On, Niue And NZ Look To The Future

Friday, 5 July 2024, 2:50 pm | New Zealand Government

A half-century after pursuing self-government, Niue can count on New Zealand’s steadfast partnership and support, Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters says. More >>

Upgrading System Resulting In Faster Passport Processing

Friday, 5 July 2024, 12:29 pm | New Zealand Government

Acting Internal Affairs Minister David Seymour says wait times for passports are reducing, as the Department of Internal Affairs (the Department) reports the highest ever monthly figure for digital uptake in passport applications. More >>

New School For Flat Bush

Friday, 5 July 2024, 10:48 am | New Zealand Government

The Coalition Government is building for roll growth and easing pressure in Auckland’s school system, by committing to the construction of a new primary school, Education Minister Erica Stanford says. More >>

Roads Of National Significance Moving At Pace

Friday, 5 July 2024, 10:31 am | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simeon Brown has welcomed news that the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) is getting on with the Government’s first seven Roads of National Significance (RoNS) projects expected to begin procurement, enabling works and construction in ... More >>

Expert Panel Appointed To Review Public Works Act

Thursday, 4 July 2024, 4:44 pm | New Zealand Government

An independent expert advisory panel has been appointed to review the Public Works Act to make it easier to build infrastructure, Minister for Land Information Chris Penk has announced. More >>

Resources Minister Heads To Australia With Message - ‘NZ Is Open For Business’

Thursday, 4 July 2024, 2:57 pm | New Zealand Government

The visit is also an opportunity to build relationships with Australian state and federal counterparts and learn from their experiences as New Zealand seeks to develop a strategic, enduring minerals sector. More >>

Prime Minister’s Scholarships Awarded

Thursday, 4 July 2024, 2:15 pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand’s ability to engage with key trading partners is set to grow further with 20 scholarships awarded for groups to gain education experiences across Asia and Latin America, Tertiary Education and Skills Minister, Penny Simmonds says. More >>

Next Steps For Northwest Rapid Transit Underway

Thursday, 4 July 2024, 1:40 pm | New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simeon Brown has welcomed progress on Northwest Rapid Transit, as the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) confirms next steps on the preferred option, a busway alongside State Highway 16 from Brigham Creek to Auckland City Centre. More >>

Announcement Of Mental Health Targets And Mental Health And Addiction Community Sector Innovation Fund

Thursday, 4 July 2024, 12:55 pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand has done well as a country breaking down the barriers in mental health. Breaking down the stigma and discrimination. In New Zealand we’ve come a long way creating a culture where more people are openly talking about mental health. More >>





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