Co-hosts New Zealand and the European Union today announced that a funding envelope of $635 million has been secured at the Pacific Energy Summit in Auckland to advance renewable energy projects across the Pacific.
Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew today congratulated Kaibosh on winning the supreme award at the TrustPower National Community Awards and Mokihinui-Lyell Backcountry Trust for receiving the runner-up award.
Prime Minister John Key will lead a high-level business mission and cultural delegation on an official visit to China next week to celebrate the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations and the 5th anniversary of the China New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says he was very disappointed to learn at 2.21pm today that properties within the document sent by the Earthquake Commission to an unauthorised recipient on Friday contained more information than EQC first thought.
Environment Minister Amy Adams has today announced that a national programme to encourage the recycling of unwanted televisions and raise investment in New Zealand’s electronic recycling capacity will be launched in the South Island tomorrow.
Prime Minister John Key has welcomed Pacific leaders, energy experts, and members of the private sector at the Cloud in Auckland tonight where they have gathered ahead of the two-day Pacific Energy Summit.
Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister and Wellington-based Member of Parliament Christopher Finlayson says he is very disappointed at the on-going inability of the Wellington City Council to get its act together and progress the Basin Reserve Flyover.
The Crown and Te Kotahi a Tuhoe, the mandated negotiating body of Tuhoe, have completed negotiations on a Deed of Settlement to settle the historical claims of Tuhoe, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson and Tuhoe Chief Negotiator Tamati Kruger announced today.
“Making sure the World Trade Organisation’s rules and commitments work for the benefit of all developing countries will be one of the key challenges for the next Director-General” says Trade Minister Tim Groser at the end of a visit to Africa.
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce has released today the Ministry of Education’s 2012 Export Education Levy data that show an increase of two per cent in international education sector revenues for 2012.