Trade Minister Tim Groser today released new statistics showing spectacular growth in New Zealand’s exports to Chinese Taipei since the Economic Cooperation Agreement between New Zealand and the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, and Matsu (ANZTEC) entered into force in December 2013.
The Minister Responsible for Novopay, Steven Joyce, says school staff who were overpaid by Novopay and haven’t responded to efforts to recover that money will now start being referred to a debt collection agency.
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has announced that $500,000 in extra funding is being made available to assist Whanganui and South Taranaki with the continuing clean-up operation following severe flooding in June.
Improving the quality of our natural resources is the key to sustaining economic growth in our primary sectors right across regional New Zealand, says Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy.
Fellowships for 17 NZers announced for 2016
Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew today announced the names of 17 people who have been awarded a prestigious Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship for 2016.
Health Minister and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman says a new high profile public awareness campaign starts today to encourage people to make healthy lifestyle changes to tackle obesity.
The Government is to provide $980,000 in funding from the Te Mana o Te Wai Fund to restore the health of Lake Horowhenua, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox announced today.
Minister for Women Hon Louise Upston has welcomed the National Council of Women of New Zealand’s report Enabling Women’s Potential – the economic, social and ethical imperative, which champions gender equality, fairness and equal opportunity.
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced the opening of the proposals process for Regional Research Institutes, following the completion of a series of 12 workshops around the country.
Transport Minister Simon Bridges today announced he has authorised an alliance between Qantas and American Airlines, which is expected to result in lower fares and more choice for passengers travelling between New Zealand and the USA.
Civil Defence Minister Nikki Kaye today announced the introduction of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Amendment Bill, which will strengthen the law to help communities recover from small to moderate scale emergencies.
New Zealanders are being invited to have their say about proposed topics under the new national environmental reporting system, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and Statistics Minister Craig Foss announced today.