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Battle of Passchendaele competition launched

Ten senior students will get the opportunity to join the 100th anniversary commemorations of the Battle of Passchendaele in Belgium later this year, as part of a competition for...


Highest ever percentage of women on state sector boards

Women’s Minister Paula Bennett has today announced that the Government has reached its target of appointing 45 per cent of women to state sector boards and committees, the highest percentage...


Park upgrade to mark Tangiwai heroism

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced a $40,000 cash contribution along with DOC planting and landscaping to upgrade the site of the Tangiwai Memorial in the central...


PM congratulates Macron on election win

Prime Minister Bill English has this morning congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his victory in the French presidential election.“The people of France have spoken and I congratulate Mr Macron on his...


Wagner commits to keeping Christchurch informed

Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says she is committed to keeping the community up-to-date on the regeneration process.“As Minister, I’m provided a great deal of information and data...


Pharmac deal to benefit over 33,000 people

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says 33,050 New Zealanders would benefit from July 1 this year from Pharmac’s latest funding proposals. “The Government’s growing investment in Pharmac is enabling wider...


Budget 2017: $60 million more for Pharmac

Budget 2017 invests an extra $60 million over four years to enable Pharmac to provide more New Zealanders with access to new medicines, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says. “Pharmac’s...


McClay to hold talks with Vietnamese PM on Trade

Trade Minister Todd McClay travels to Vietnam today to hold talks with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Trade Minister Tran Tuan Anh to discuss developments for the Trans-Pacific...


NZ confident of plain packaging WTO case

Trade Minister Todd McClay and Associate Health Minister Nicki Wagner say we have been working closely with Australia in the fight for tobacco plain packaging laws and believe the...


Wilding pines control work nears million hectare mark

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Conservation Minister Maggie Barry say wilding pines control work has nearly reached its first year target of a million hectares.“20 per cent of New...