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Cycling infrastructure remains a priority

Transport Minister Simon Bridges says building better cycling infrastructure remains a priority for the Government as today’s national Go by Bike Day event demonstrates the increased demand. Mr Bridges joined...


Tertiary education Amendment Bill introduced

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister, Paul Goldsmith, has today introduced the Education (Tertiary Education and Other Matters) Amendment Bill to Parliament. The Bill is designed to update legislation that...


Police boost good news for Wigram

South West Christchurch will benefit from a significant Government investment in police and the wider justice sector, National Party candidate for Wigram David Hiatt says.


Report into CERA effectiveness misses the point

The Office of the Auditor-General report into CERA’s effectiveness must be viewed in the context of New Zealand’s most significant natural disaster, the Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Gerry Brownlee...


Kaikoura earthquake grants deadline extended

Applications for funding from the primary industries Earthquake Relief Fund have been extended for an extra month, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced today. “A number of locals have...


RSE employers hiring more Kiwis

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes a report showing the vast majority of employers who take on seasonal workers under the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme are also employing more New...


Offenders learn valuable life and work skills

Offenders spent more than 90,000 hours last year learning work and living skills aimed at positive change in their lives and reducing the likelihood they will reoffend, Corrections Minister Louise...


Kaikōura Harbour restoration progressing well

The restoration of Kaikōura Harbour after last year’s magnitude 7.8 earthquake is expected to be completed by the middle of the year. Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has...


Spencer to be Acting Governor of Reserve Bank

Finance Minister Steven Joyce will appoint current Deputy Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer as the Acting Governor of the Bank for six months, following the expiry of current Governor Graeme...


Callaghan Innovation Stakeholder Advisory Group reappointments

Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith has today announced the reappointment of Claire Robinson, Brett Hewlett, and Suse Reynolds to the Callaghan Innovation Stakeholder Advisory Group. “The reappointment of Ms...