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$14.7m redevelopment for Grey Lynn School, Auckland

The Government will invest $14.7 million to redevelop Grey Lynn School in central Auckland, Education Minister Hekia Parata announced today.“This project will see ageing facilities replaced and will also set...


Ministers welcome major Fonterra investment

Primary Industries Ministers Nathan Guy and Jo Goodhew have welcomed Fonterra's announcement that it will be investing $240 million to build a new mozzarella plant at its Clandeboye site in...


$20m upscaling for Macleans College redevelopment

An extra $20.7 million will be invested in the redevelopment of Macleans College in Bucklands Beach, Auckland, Education Minister Hekia Parata announced today.“This additional funding will increase the Government’s total...


Potato industry joins GIA biosecurity partnership

The potato industry has become the thirteenth industry partner to join the Government Industry Agreement (GIA) biosecurity partnership, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced today.“It’s very pleasing to have...


Orange roughy fisheries certified as sustainable

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed certification of several orange roughy fisheries by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).“This is a great success and recognition for a fishery that was...


Feedback sought on modernising the TAA

Revenue Minister Michael Woodhouse today released proposals to simplify and modernise the Tax Administration Act (TAA), as part of the Government’s major transformation of the revenue system.“The Government is committed...


Applications open for principal exchange

Two New Zealand principals will have the chance to lead schools in South Australia as part of a trans-Tasman exchange programme, says Education Minister Hekia Parata.“The South Australia/New Zealand Principal...


Case studies of top performing dairy farms released

New case studies on top performing dairy farms will help other farmers drive their economic and environmental performance, says Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy.The studies are part of the Ministry...


Horticulture Export Authority Amendment Bill passes third reading

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed the New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority Amendment Bill passing its third reading in Parliament last night.“Horticulture is now New Zealand’s fourth largest export...


Investor policy changes to encourage growth

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse says changes to the migrant investor policy will encourage investments that provide greater economic benefits for New Zealand.“There’s no doubt the Migrant Investor categories are performing...