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PM welcomes state visit by Korean President Moon Jae-in

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 08:42 PM
The President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in will visit New Zealand from 2 to 4 December, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today. Read more...

Councils’ confidence in Minister diminishing

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 04:13 PM
Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta has released an underwhelming policy decision for Councils on the Three Waters review, National’s Local Government spokesperson Jacqui Dean says. Read more...

Drivers urged to check their car airbags

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 04:10 PM
Consumer Affairs Minister Hon Kris Faafoi is urging New Zealanders to check if their vehicle has Takata Alpha-type airbags which are being recalled. Read more...

Turning the Tide in the Battle Against Kauri Dieback

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 03:20 PM
New Zealand First welcomes the Coalition Government’s announcement of an additional $13.75 million in funding over three years for research to combat the spread of kauri dieback and myrtle rust. Read more...

Changes to drinking water standards and health

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 02:59 PM
Minister of Health David Clark is making changes to Drinking Water Standards which help keep New Zealanders safe from waterborne illness. Read more...

Wellbeing and Water – a necessary conversation

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 02:14 PM
The Government has announced plans to initiate a strategic conversation with Local Government about community well-being and proposals to overhaul the regulation of water. Led by the Minister of Local Government Nanaia Mahuta, the multi-agency Three ... Read more...

Surge funding for kauri dieback and myrtle rust research

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 02:07 PM
Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods today announced a funding increase of $13.75 million over three years for research to combat the spread of kauri dieback and myrtle rust. Read more...

Tertiary enrolments in fees-free freefall

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 01:33 PM
The Labour-led Government’s election bribe of fees-free tertiary education has been a complete failure, National’s Tertiary Education spokesperson Paula Bennett says. “Education Minister Chris Hipkins’ own numbers show there are 2,400 fewer ... Read more...

$29 million for safety improvements to SH3

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 11:42 AM
There will be urgent safety improvements done on SH3 from Waitara to Bell Block to reduce the number of deaths and serious injuries, Minister of Transport Phil Twyford announced today. Read more...

First New Plymouth KiwiBuild homes

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 10:58 AM
The first KiwiBuild homes in New Plymouth are expected to be completed in mid-2019, Minister for Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford announced today. Read more...
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