Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced the reappointments of Graeme Reeves as the Chief Gambling Commissioner, and Wendie Harvey and Russell Bell as Gambling Commissioners to the Gambling Commission.
The Ministry for the Environment will commence targeted consultation on the final steps to ban two substances with known risks to both the environment and human health, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Australasia conference in Nelson.
The extension of a strategic alliance between Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific will result in more benefits to travellers than would otherwise have been the case, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says.
Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Paul Goldsmith today announced that the share trading platform Unlisted will be granted an exemption from the licensing requirements of the Financial Markets Conduct Act.
Public consultation on the proposed merger of Bay of Plenty Polytechnic (BoPP) and the Waiariki Institute of Technology has been opened today by Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce.
Revenue Minister Todd McClay says measures proposed in a tax bill introduced today will improve compliance with the current residential land sale rules and help to ensure that people pay their fair share of tax on gains from property sales.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy have today announced increased training for rural health professionals and community leaders to tackle depression in rural communities.
The number of first home buyers accessing Government support for making a deposit on a house has doubled since the Government’s new KiwiSaver HomeStart package took effect on 1 April this year, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith said in releasing the first quarterly report today.
Trade Minister Tim Groser travels to Malaysia tonight for a series of meetings including the third Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting, the annual East Asia Summit Economic Ministers’ Meeting, and ASEAN Economic Ministers’ consultations with New Zealand and Australia.
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says he’s very pleased to announce the second and final stage of Christchurch’s new $53 million Bus Interchange is now complete and open to the public.
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today announced 15 reappointments to six Tertiary Education Institution councils. These include appointments to three newly-reconstituted university councils, and three leadership positions at institute of technology or polytechnic councils.