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Funding for historic Christchurch pumphouse buildings

Christchurch’s historic pumphouse complex of buildings has been awarded $200,000 to help with earthquake strengthening work. Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says the funding is part of...


NZ welcomes stronger sanctions on North Korea

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has welcomed the prompt and unanimous United Nations Security Council Resolution imposing additional sanctions on North Korea.Resolution 2375 was adopted by the Security Council earlier today,...


Hundreds show up to oppose Labour’s tax plans

Hundreds of Cantabrians turned out in Ashburton today to listen to Bill English and show their opposition to Labour’s ongoing attacks on regional New Zealand. The meeting, organised by Irrigation...


$11 million to redevelop two Central Otago schools

Maniototo Area School in Ranfurly and Lawrence Area School will be redeveloped at a combined cost of around $11 million, says Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe. “Both of these...


Confusion reigns on Labour's Capital Gains tax

Confusion reigns on Labour's capital gains tax and where the boundaries are between that and people's inheritances, National Party Finance spokesperson Steven Joyce says. "After ruling in an inheritance tax...


National’s plan for regional New Zealand

National today released its plan for regional New Zealand and committed to working with regional communities to grow jobs and incomes and tackle challenges, rather than imposing new taxes which...


Canterbury predator-free efforts acknowledged

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry and Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner have presented traps to two community groups at a Predator Free 2050 event in Christchurch today. The Little River...


Labour confirms Korean trade deal at risk

Labour must come clean about its plans to renegotiate the Korean free trade agreement which is worth billions to New Zealand’s economy and supports thousands of jobs. Jacinda Ardern has...


Healthy Families NZ a promising approach

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an interim evaluation of the Healthy Families NZ initiative has found it is helping communities around the country to make healthy changes. “Healthy Families...


Christchurch’s Justice Precinct officially open

Christchurch’s state-of-the-art Justice and Emergency Services Precinct was officially opened by Prime Minister Bill English this morning. Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams says today’s opening marks the latest...