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Popular tourist routes focus of road safety improvements

Work is now underway on dozens of individual road safety projects that aim to make busy South Island tourist routes safer for visiting drivers, Associate Transport Minister Tim Macindoe...


Fieldays an opportunity for careers advice

More than 500 students will be offered advice on careers in the primary industries as they pass through the Careers and Education Hub at Fieldays this week. Associate Minister for Tertiary...


More funding to support rural mental wellness

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy have committed another joint funding boost to rural mental health. The Ministers committed $500,000 for Rural Mental Wellness at...


Crown Manager to support Kaipara District Council

Associate Minister of Local Government Jacqui Dean has announced the appointment of Peter Winder as Crown Manager to support the Kaipara District Council. Mr Winder will begin his appointment...


Speech at PACER Plus signing ceremony

Màlò e lelei, kia orana, tena kotu, tena kotu, tena kotu, katoa and kia ora. Prime Minister, the Honourable ‘Akilisi Pohiva. My counterpart, the Honourable Dr Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa, Minister...


Government response to firearms select committee report

Police Minister Paula Bennett has today responded to the Law and Order Select Committee report on issues relating to the illegal possession of firearms.The Select Committee’s terms of reference were...


Three Kings housing development agreement welcomed

An agreement between appellant parties for a development of up to 1500 homes at Auckland’s Three Kings, proposed by owners Fletcher Residential, has been welcomed by Environment Minister Dr Nick...


NZ supports sustainable Cook Islands infrastructure

Prime Minister Bill English has announced New Zealand support for a range of infrastructure projects that will benefit local communities and sustainably support increasing tourist numbers in the Cook Islands.“New...


New storage rules benefitting brewers

Customs Minister Tim Macindoe has today seen first-hand the positive impact new offsite storage regulations are having on small to medium sized breweries.Before February 2017, only wine makers could move...


McClay says PACER Plus signing a historic day for NZ-Pacific relations

Trade Minister Todd McClay says a new era of closer economic relations with the Pacific has dawned following the signing of the PACER Plus trade and development agreement in...