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NZ provides additional support for Vanuatu

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has today announced a further $700,000 of support to Vanuatu for communities impacted by the evacuation from Ambae.    “More than 10,000 people are in temporary...


Government congratulates industry for action on plastic bags

Associate Environment Minister Scott Simpson has congratulated Countdown and New World supermarkets for taking an industry-led response to combat the usage of single-use plastic bags. Countdown recently announced that...


National’s focus on forming strong government

With all the votes now counted it is clear that National has finished ten seats ahead of the Labour Party and also ahead of the Labour/Green grouping, says National Party...


Further NZDF flight to Vanuatu

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee today announced a further New Zealand Defence Force C-130 flight to Vanuatu to deliver relief supplies for communities evacuated from Ambae. “The Vanuatu Government has completed...


Strong economy delivers $4.1 billion surplus

The New Zealand Government has achieved its third fiscal surplus in a row with the Crown accounts for the year ended 30 June 2017 showing an OBEGAL surplus of...


Prime Minister offers condolences to U.S.

Prime Minister Bill English has offered his condolences to the people of the United States in the wake of the mass shooting which took place in Las Vegas overnight.“The thoughts...


Passchendaele remembered here and overseas

Commemorations to mark one of New Zealand’s darkest days will be held in New Zealand and Belgium this month to remember the Battle of Passchendaele. Arts, Culture and Heritage...


Prince William to attend NZ commemorations

Prime Minister Bill English has welcomed the announcement that His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge will attend the New Zealand Battle of Passchendaele commemorations in Belgium this month.Prince William...


Republic of Korea Foundation Day

Good evening everyone. Ambassador Yeo, my Parliamentary colleague Melissa Lee, the Dean and members of the Diplomatic Corps, members of the Korean community and guests: It is a great...


UN International Day of Older Persons

Seniors Minister Maggie Barry has welcomed the United Nation’s International Day of Older Persons being marked around the world today. The theme of this year’s International Day is ‘Stepping...