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Three million paint containers recycled

Resene has recycled over three million paint containers and found innovative uses for leftover paint, with its PaintWise scheme, Associate Environment Minister Scott Simpson announced today at Resene’s factory in...


Amphibious emergency response boats for Fiji

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has today handed over four amphibious boats to the Fiji National Disaster Management Office at a ceremony in Suva. “New Zealand and Fiji have agreed to...


$3.3m for climate change projects

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Associate Minister Louise Upston have announced $3.3 million in new funding for eight climate change research projects in the agriculture, horticulture and forestry...


$3.3m for climate change projects

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Associate Minister Louise Upston have announced $3.3 million in new funding for eight climate change research projects in the agriculture, horticulture and forestry...


Supporting families to raise healthy kids

Health Minister and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has released the ‘Sit Less, Move More, Sleep Well: Active play guidelines for under-fives’. “Regular active play and good quality...


Budget 2017: Record Investment in Education

Budget 2017 has delivered the largest ever investment into education. This reflects National’s commitment to building an education system that caters to individual children and helps each of them to...


Over 240 nurses supported to take vital roles

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an incentive scheme that has attracted over 240 nursing graduates to register to work in specialties and communities that are traditionally hard-to-staff is making...


NZ welcomes US Secretary of State visit

Foreign Affairs Minister Gerry Brownlee has welcomed the announcement that United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit New Zealand next week. Secretary Tillerson will meet with Prime Minister Bill...


Details released for landmark Pacific trade deal

Trade Minister Todd McClay says the public release of the PACER Plus text will help highlight the important benefits of the landmark trade and development deal for New Zealand...


Geotech guidance to better cope with quakes

Geotechnical guidance developed as a result of the Canterbury Earthquake Royal Commission will ensure better building performance and response to earthquakes, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith says....