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Reviving the Tokelauan language

Published: Sun 21 Oct 2018 08:49 PM
Hon Aupito William Sio Minister for Pacific Peoples 21 October 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT Reviving the Tokelauan language Reviving the Tokelauan language is the perfect theme of this year’s Tokelauan Language Week, Vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau , which runs ... Read more...

Death of Jamal Khashoggi

Published: Sun 21 Oct 2018 03:10 PM
Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters and Minister Trade and Export Growth David Parker say the New Zealand government continues to condemn in the strongest possible terms the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi operatives. Read more...

Climate Change Minister heads to Poland

Published: Fri 19 Oct 2018 03:19 PM
The Minister for Climate Change is travelling to Poland tomorrow night to take part in preliminary talks around deciding the rules for meeting Paris Agreement obligations to reduce global greenhouse gases. Read more...

Profound loss for DoC and New Zealand conservation

Published: Fri 19 Oct 2018 03:18 PM
The deaths of three men in yesterday’s helicopter crash in Wanaka is a huge and deeply felt personal loss for the Department of Conservation (DOC) whanau and New Zealand conservation, Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage said today. Read more...

Govt trashes NZ reputation, creates $104M losses

Published: Fri 19 Oct 2018 02:58 PM
The Government has hurt New Zealand’s reputation well beyond the oil and gas sector, and must respond to investors facing $104 million of losses if its exploration ban succeeds, National’s Energy and Resources spokesperson Jonathan Young says. Read more...

New High Commissioner to Malaysia announced

Published: Fri 19 Oct 2018 12:59 PM
Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters today announced the appointment of diplomat Hunter Nottage as High Commissioner to Malaysia. Read more...

Have your say on changes to Dog Control Act 1996

Published: Fri 19 Oct 2018 11:50 AM
The Primary Production Committee is now seeking public submissions on the Dog Control (Category 1 Offences) Amendment Bill. The bill aims to reduce the time it takes for charges (excluding specific charges) under the Dog Control Act 1996 to be heard. Read more...

Pacific Aotearoa website launched

Published: Fri 19 Oct 2018 10:25 AM
A Pacific Aotearoa website has been launched ahead of November’s Summit to share what the Pacific community have said in relation to a refreshed Pacific Vision. “When we got into Government, I asked the Ministry for Pacific Peoples to engage with our ... Read more...

Upgraded facilities for North Shore and Whangarei hospitals

Published: Fri 19 Oct 2018 10:00 AM
More patients will receive the surgery they need following a funding boost to North Shore and Whangarei Hospitals Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today. Read more...

New Zealand hosts RCEP round

Published: Fri 19 Oct 2018 09:45 AM
Minister of State for Trade and Export Growth Damien O’Connor today welcomed officials from 16 countries attending negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership in Auckland. Read more...
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