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$270k to inspire young women into tech sector careers

An investment of over $270,000 in the technology mentoring programme Shadow Tech Days will help it inspire more young women into technology related careers, Youth Minister Nikki Kaye announced today....


Support for Otago conservation work

Four ambitious conservation projects in Otago have received $263,000 in support from the DOC Community Fund, Conservation Ministers Maggie Barry and Nicky Wagner have announced. The projects range...


Minister welcomes Parliamentary Private Secretary

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has congratulated and welcomed Scott Simpson in his new role as Parliamentary Private Secretary on conservation and environmental matters. “It is great to have Scott recognised...


Auckland community conservation grants

Nine community-led conservation projects in the Auckland area will receive funding this year to maintain and restore the diversity of the region’s natural heritage, Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says. “These...


UFB coming to more communities

Putaruru, Turangi and more parts of Taupo will benefit from a boost to the Ultra-Fast Broadband programme, Local MP Louise Upston says. The Government yesterday announced it was investing $300...


More than 1.8 million hours in community work

Offenders across New Zealand completed more than 1.8 million hours of community work last year, says Corrections Minister Louise Upston. A community work sentence requires offenders to complete a set...


High priority coastal forest protected

A recent acquisition by the Nature Heritage Fund (NHF) will protect 14 ha of rare coastal forest in South Westland.  The land represents one of the four National Priorities for...


Wildbase new animal hospital

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has welcomed the opening today of the new Wildbase wildlife hospital in Palmerston North.“I congratulate Massey University on this thoroughly modern and fit for purpose new...


Minister welcomes VOYCE – Whakarongo Mai

Minister for Children Anne Tolley has welcomed New Zealand’s first independent connection and advocacy service for children and young people in care, which will be called VOYCE – Whakarongo Mai....


Proposal to relocate Marlborough Sounds salmon farms

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy is seeking public comment on a proposal to relocate up to six salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds to locations with better environmental and economic...