Foreign Minister Murray McCully today hailed the action taken by Spain against those responsible for illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing as giant step forward in the fight to protect the Southern Ocean.
Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner says Volunteer Week is a chance to celebrate the fact that people at all stages of their life are stepping up to volunteer their time to preserve New Zealand’s natural heritage.
Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew is celebrating National Volunteer Week today on Limestone Island (also referred to as Matakohe Island) where the kiwi population continues to flourish.
Christchurch Queen’s Counsel Nicholas Davidson and Auckland Barrister and Solicitor Rebecca Anne Edwards have been appointed Judges of the High Court, Attorney General Christopher Finlayson announced today.
People wishing to return permanently to the Cook Islands, Niue or Tokelau will now be able to do so after age 55 without it impacting their eligibility for New Zealand Superannuation, Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says.
New Zealand recorded another quarter of continued economic growth, confirming that the Government’s sensible economic programme is taking New Zealand in the right direction, Finance Minister Bill English says.