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Government welcomes Kingitanga statement on Ihumātao

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 12:38 PM
The Government has welcomed the statement of the Kingi Tūheitia Pōtatau Te Wherowhero VII on the future of Ihumātao. Read more...

Parliament: Oral Questions - 18 September 2019

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 11:42 AM
1. Dr DEBORAH RUSSELL to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he seen on the performance of the New Zealand Superannuation Fund? Read more...

Prime Minister welcomes Facebook’s action

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 11:37 AM
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has welcomed Facebook’s initiative to improve its use of technology and change its policies to try and prevent the harm caused online after March 15. Read more...

Minister of Defence to attend Timor-Leste Commemoration

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 11:32 AM
Minister of Defence Ron Mark will travel to Timor-Leste today to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the International Force East Timor (INTERFET), which was established to bring peace and stability to the nation after the independence referendum in 1999. Read more...

$375 million subsidy for world’s richest man

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 11:30 AM
“The Government has confirmed that its much-vaunted 'Wellbeing Budget' will improve the financial wellbeing of the world’s richest man”, ACT Leader David Seymour says. Read more...

ASEAN regional air services agreement talks take off

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 10:27 AM
The Government and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have begun talks on a unified air services agreement, Transport Minister Phil Twyford announced. Read more...

New Zealand still the home of Middleearth

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 10:09 AM
Economic Development Minister Phil Twyford has welcomed Amazon Studios announcing that New Zealand will be the production location for its new series based on the Lord of the Rings. Phil Twyford said New Zealand’s selection as the production ... Read more...

Homes to be built faster through offsite manufacturing

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 10:00 AM
The Government is taking action to ensure that the construction industry is ready and able to deliver greater quantities of warm, dry, affordable homes says Housing Minister Megan Woods. Read more...

Parliament: Questions and Answers - Sept 17

Published: Tue 17 Sep 2019 04:43 PM
1. Hon SIMON BRIDGES (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister : Does she stand by all her Government's statements, policies, and actions? Read more...

Work visa changes putting New Zealanders first

Published: Tue 17 Sep 2019 04:12 PM
New Zealand First is today applauding the announcement of a new temporary work visa process. This new system will prioritise New Zealand workers while ensuring temporary foreign workers can be recruited to fill genuine regional and sector shortages. “New ... Read more...
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