Tourism Minister Paula Bennett has thanked Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) for its tourism wish list worth $1.4 billion but rejects that most of these should be funded by Government.
New Zealand First has reconfirmed its commitment to ending the use of 1080 poison in New Zealand.
A project aimed at growing the capability of women in the primary sector has been granted close to $300,000 in the latest Sustainable Farming Fund round, Associate Primary Industries Minister Louise Upston says.
E rere kau mai te Awa nui mai i te Kahui Maunga ki Tangaroa Ko au te Awa, ko te Awa ko au
(The great river flows from the mountains to the sea I am the River and the River is me)
Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has welcomed a new predator-free initiative signed today which includes trapping in and around hundreds of holiday parks.
The Crown has signed an agreement in principle with NgÄti Rangi to settle its historical Treaty of Waitangi claims, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson announced today.
New Zealand will benefit from a number of new air services agreements that will allow greater connectivity between New Zealand and the rest of the world, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says.
New Zealand has signed an air services agreement with Colombia, Transport Minister Simon Bridges announced today.
The Electoral Commission has declared:
to be elected to Parliament from the New Zealand Labour Party list. The vacancy arises from the resignation from Parliament of Jacinda Ardern as a list member of Parliament.
New Zealand First is dumbfounded by Labour expecting that 50-year old air force planes will be able to fly on indefinitely in order to pay for its policies.
Labour supports the Children’s Commissioner’s calls for Anne Tolley’s reform of the CYFs Bill to be overhauled, says Labour’s Deputy Leader Jacinda Ardern.
A cake decorator awarded a $7 million contract to build a sewage plant is a result of New Zealand importing corruption, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.
The Government’s small steps on family violence announced today are a move in the right direction, but more needs to be done, the Green Party said today.
The planned closure of the BNZ branch in Paihia and reduction in hours at Dargaville and Kaikohe branches is another example of a foreign corporate’s indifference to small town New Zealand, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.
Yet again National is throwing only peanuts to councils trying to pay for urgently needed infrastructure to cope with huge numbers of tourists, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters.
The House of Representatives has passed Te Awa Tupua (Whanganui River Claims Settlement) Bill through its third reading today.
The announcement that Auckland’s Northern Busway will be upgraded to rail is a huge win for the Greens’ campaign to get rail to the Shore, but Aucklanders shouldn’t have to wait 30 years for it to happen, the Green Party said today.
Applications are open for up to $5.5 million in extra funding to help regional communities respond to visitor growth through new tourism infrastructure, Tourism Minister Paula Bennett announced today.
Legislation that overhauls the family violence system is a core part of reducing New Zealand’s horrendous rate of family violence, says Justice Minister Amy Adams.
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Hon Paul Goldsmith has today announced seven reappointments to the governing councils of six institutes of technology and polytechnics (ITPs).