Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew has this evening congratulated Mistletoe Bay Trust on winning the supreme award at the Trustpower National Community Awards and the Neurological Foundation Southern Chair of Neurosurgery for receiving the runner-up award.
Education Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye today launched a new digital portal for teachers, students and education administrators with Crown-owned company Network for Learning (N4L).
The establishment of a new conservation board for the East Coast covering Gisborne and Hawkes Bay has been agreed to by the Government following a review last year of the network of boards across New Zealand, Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today.
Justice Minister Judith Collins today announced appointments to the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority, Customs Appeal Authority, Weathertight Homes Tribunal, Private Security Personnel Licensing Authority and Real Estate Agents Authority.
Wellington’s small but vibrant Tongan community is to be commended for its continuing efforts to help friends and relatives in cyclone-ravaged Tonga, Minister of Pacific Island Affairs Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says.
Associate Minister of Health Jo Goodhew has welcomed a Ministry of Health report which has confirmed WiFi in schools does not pose a health risk to children or staff, with exposures many thousands of times lower than the relevant standard.
Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith welcomed the first reading of a bill to establish new marine protections and management tools for Kaikōura’s coast and ocean, which received unanimous support across Parliament today.
Tony Lendrum, barrister of Auckland and New Plymouth, has been appointed as an acting District Court Judge with general and family warrants for a period of two years, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today.