23 January, 2013
The Government is establishing a company to act as a bridging investor for regional water infrastructure development, Primary Industries Minister David Carter announced today.
21 December, 2012
The Royal New Zealand Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessel HMNZS OTAGO has successfully completed its first patrol of the season in the Southern Ocean - one of the world’s most challenging environments.
12 December, 2012
The report of the Local Government Efficiency Taskforce released today is an essential building block of the Government’s reform programme, says Local Government Minister David Carter.
11 December, 2012
Hon David Carter addresses the 5th Business Growth Agenda Progress Report – Building Natural Resources launch.
Business Growth Agenda: Building Natural Resources
Primary Industries Minister David Carter says the go-ahead for the Wairarapa Water Use Project has the potential to irrigate an additional 30,000 to 50,000 hectares of land and boost the area’s GDP by $400 million.
7 December, 2012
Primary Industries Minister David Carter is welcoming a boost to New Zealand’s biosecurity frontline with the graduation today of 46 new recruits.
6 December, 2012
Battery cages for layer hens are to be phased out under a new Code of Welfare released today by Primary Industries Minister David Carter.
5 December, 2012
A package of support measures is to be made available to North Island kiwifruit growers affected by the Psa-V vine disease, Primary Industries Minister David Carter announced today.
3 December, 2012
Primary Industries Minister David Carter has welcomed the announcement of another successful Primary Growth Partnership bid which lifts the total invested to more than $650 million.
29 November, 2012
A bill implementing a programme to lift the performance and efficiency of local government has passed its third and final reading in Parliament.
19 November, 2012
Further strengthening a primary industries relationship and boosting trade is the focus of a visit to India by Primary Industries Minister David Carter.
15 November, 2012
I move, that the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill be now read a second time.
Primary Industries Minister David Carter and Environment Minister Amy Adams welcomed the release today of the third and final report of the Land and Water Forum (LAWF).
14 November, 2012
Primary Industries Minister David Carter today announced amendments to the Raw Milk Regulations, the rules by which independent milk processors can access raw milk from Fonterra.
7 November, 2012
A bill that will strengthen the Local Electoral Act, including the rules around donations, has passed its first reading in Parliament.
1 November, 2012
Hon David Carter addresses the Aquaculture New Zealand Conference in Nelson.
25 October, 2012
Australian Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Hon Joe Ludwig will visit New Zealand for bilateral and primary industries meetings over the next two days.
18 October, 2012
Hon David Carter addresses the third Annual General Meeting of the Primary Growth Partnership in Wellington.
4 October, 2012
Primary Industries Minister David Carter has welcomed today’s announcement of another successful Primary Growth Partnership bid which lifts the total allocated to around $600 million.
28 September, 2012
Local Government Minister David Carter has today announced an independent expert advisory group to help local government provide more cost effective infrastructure.
27 September, 2012
Primary Industries Minister David Carter has welcomed a move by New Zealand fish quota owners to forego fishing an increased orange roughy stock in the interest of long-term sustainability.
18 September, 2012
A bill extending commissioner governance of Environment Canterbury beyond the 2013 local government elections has passed its first reading in Parliament.
Hon David Carter speaks to the first reading of the Environment Canterbury (Temporary Commissioners and Improved Water Management) Amendment Bill.
13 September, 2012
This Bill makes a wide range of improvements to the legislation that underpins our biosecurity system.
12 September, 2012
A bill that makes the most significant changes to the Biosecurity Act in 15 years has passed into law.
Local Government Minister David Carter has announced proposed changes to the donation provisions of the Local Electoral Act.
7 September, 2012
Commissioners will continue to govern Environment Canterbury after the 2013 local authority elections, Local Government Minister David Carter and Environment Minister Amy Adams announced today.
29 August, 2012
Local Government Minister David Carter today released a report into the Kaipara District Council and announced the appointment of four commissioners to replace the elected councillors.
24 August, 2012
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully and Primary Industries Minister David Carter today announced a new convention to manage fisheries across the South Pacific.