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Pay Equity Bill introduced

Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse has today introduced the Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill to Parliament. “The Bill implements the recommendations made by the Joint...


Response to the Productivity Commission report on tertiary education

Good afternoon everyone and welcome. It is great to be here with all of you who have a major stake in tertiary education and the future workforce of New...


Government responds to tertiary education report

Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister, Paul Goldsmith have today released the Government’s response to the most extensive review of tertiary education in more...


Positive outcome for Telford Campus

Clutha-Southland MP Todd Barclay has welcomed the announcement that Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre will take over Lincoln University’s Telford Campus, after approval by Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy and...


Deputy Prime Minister of Viet Nam to visit NZ

Viet Nam’s Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue will arrive in New Zealand today for talks with ministers, Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced. “Viet Nam is one of our...


Launch of Alcohol Interlock Pilot second phase

This week the second phase of the alcohol interlock pilot is being launched nationally, including active involvement with the offenders’ probation officers, says Corrections Minister Louise Upston. $694,000 has...


Ka Hao: Māori Digital Technology Development Fund recipients announced

Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell and Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith have today announced the recipients of the first round for the Ka Hao: Māori Digital Technology Development...


National signals election intentions

Prime Minister Bill English today signalled National’s intention to work with support partners - United Future and ACT - in this year’s General Election. “Under MMP, voters determine the make-up...


NZ sharing energy expertise around the globe

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee says New Zealand’s renewable energy expertise are in demand worldwide as our Development Programme continues to help Pacific Island nations achieve renewable energy targets. Mr...


Ministers give land consents on Taratahi purchase of Telford Campus

Land consents necessary to allow Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre’s acquisition of Lincoln University’s Telford Campus to proceed have been given today by Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy and...