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New Zealand assistance for Ambae, Vanuatu

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018 04:14 PM
Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has announced a further $500,000 package of support to the Government of Vanuatu as it plans to relocate affected communities to safe sites off Ambae Island following ongoing volcanic activity. Read more...

CERT board members’ term extended

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018 04:09 PM
CERT board members’ term extended Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran has extended the term of members of the CERT NZ Establishment Advisory Board by an additional six months. Read more...

CERT board members’ term extended

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018 04:07 PM
Hon Clare Curran Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media 27 April 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT CERT board members’ term extended Read more...

Draft strategy revealed for Health and Safety at Work

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018 03:24 PM
Draft strategy revealed for Health and Safety at Work The Government’s draft strategy for improving the health and safety of New Zealand workers over the next 10 years has been released, with submissions now being called for, says Minister for Workplace ... Read more...

More taxes and less roads for Southland

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018 02:17 PM
The government's new plan for transport is bad news for Southland says local MP, Sarah Dowie. Read more...

Reappointments to TVNZ and RNZ Boards

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018 01:24 PM
Hon Clare Curran Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media 27 April 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT Reappointments to TVNZ and RNZ Boards Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran has announced reappointments to the Boards ... Read more...

Climate report reinforces need for careful transition

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018 11:45 AM
National Party Spokesperson for Climate Change Todd Muller welcomes the release of the draft report released by the Productivity Commission today but is warning of the risks of going too far too fast. Read more...

Christchurch stadium kicked for touch

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018 11:15 AM
The Labour Government has avoided committing to building a multi-use arena in Christchurch and has instead kicked it for touch into the distant future, National’s spokesperson for Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says. Read more...

Christchurch sporting facilities now back on track

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018 10:30 AM
Christchurch sporting facilities now back on track Joint work between the Government and Christchurch City Council means plans for two critical central city Anchor Projects – the Metro Sports Facility and multi-purpose stadium - are back on track, Minister ... Read more...

Think tank backs path to low-emissions

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018 09:32 AM
Think tank backs path to low-emissions The Minister for Climate Change says a Productivity Commission draft report into New Zealand’s transition to a low-emissions economy supports work the Government is already putting in place to get there. “The Productivity ... Read more...
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