Commerce Minister Craig Foss today announced that low-risk credit union savings accounts and term deposits would be re-categorised to improve access to financial advice. The changes come into force today.
The Government is calling for applications for 2013/14 to its Regional Museums Policy fund for Capital Construction Projects, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Christopher Finlayson announced today.
Minister of Disability Issues Tariana Turia has commended the courage of disabled people living in Gisborne and Tairawhiti for sharing their stories in research released today, The Hidden Abuse of Disabled People Residing in the Community; an exploratory study by Tairawhiti Community Voice and Dr Michael Roguski.
Customs Minister Maurice Williamson today announced the Customs Service has begun trialling the next generation of automated passenger processing technology, SmartGate Plus, at Auckland International Airport.
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has congratulated everyone involved in the development of Christchurch’s temporary AMI Stadium at Addington for winning the prestigious Project of the Year Award at The Stadium Business Awards 2013.
Japan and New Zealand have a long record of international cooperation based on shared interests and objectives. The partnership between the two countries is founded on common values, such as democracy, human rights and the rule of law, as well as a strong commitment to peace and security, free trade and investment, and sustainable development.
Prime Minister John Key today released David Henry’s report into the unauthorised disclosure of Rebecca Kitteridge’s compliance review of the GCSB, and announced that he has accepted the resignation of Peter Dunne as a Minister.
Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy and Minister of Conservation Dr Nick Smith have today announced an interim response to the report of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment on longfin eels.
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the three-week-old Residential Advisory Service is making strong progress, with 113 cases having been booked for appointments with independent advisers.
Environment Minister and Associate Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Amy Adams has today announced a further $500,000 of funding to safely dispose of hazardous household waste from residential red zone houses.