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Another $4b investment for new infrastructure

New Zealand’s economy is growing faster than in a long time and adding more jobs across the country. That’s a great thing, but to keep growing, it’s important we...


Christchurch named NZ’s Favourite Place to Ride

Transport Minister Simon Bridges announced today that Christchurch has taken out the inaugural Top Town Award in the NZ Transport Agency’s annual Favourite Places to Ride competition.“The competition was...


Government response to review of retirement income policies

The Government has today released its response to the Retirement Commissioner’s review on retirement income policies, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean says. “Earlier this year the Government...


Wairarapa College to benefit from major redevelopment

Around $10 million will be invested to redevelop Masterton’s Wairarapa College, Education Minister Nikki Kaye and Associate Minister of Education Tim Macindoe announced today. “Wairarapa College is one of...


$14.4m to support Kaikōura earthquake recovery

Minister of Civil Defence Nathan Guy has announced additional support of $14.4 million for Kaikōura’s earthquake recovery efforts today. “This new funding will help repair essential infrastructure and recognises...


Lead shot phased out for waterfowl hunting

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says she fully supports Fish and Game’s decision to phase out lead shot for waterfowl hunting.Fish & Game’s New Zealand Council voted last month to end...


Ongoing support for education following Kaikōura quake

Education Minister Nikki Kaye says more funding is being made available to support education in areas affected by last year’s Kaikōura earthquake. “Budget 2017 provides $810,000 over two fiscal...


Over 500 new engineers just the start

The Engineering e2e programme achieving its goal of 500+ engineering graduates per year by 2017 a year early will be welcome news for industry, says Minister of Tertiary Education, Skills...


Roadshows to support Māori small businesses

Small Business Minister Jacqui Dean, and Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell are looking forward to meeting with Māori businesses when the Small Business Roadshow travel to Kaitaia and Whakatāne...


International education growth continues

New Zealand’s international education industry grew six per cent to 131,609 student enrolments in 2016, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith announced today.The International Education Dashboard for 2016...