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Horticulture industry celebrates major successes

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy is welcoming a new report showing a 40 per cent growth in horticulture export earnings since 2014.The strong results are highlighted in Horticulture New Zealand...


$950,000 boost for Southland aquaculture

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy today announced $950,000 in government support for Southland’s aquaculture industry.Aquaculture is a key focus of the Southland Regional Development...


$520,000 for Southland primary sector

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy today announced a $520,000 boost for Southland’s primary sector.The funding supports the Southland Regional Development Strategy Action Plan, which...


Plan to diversify Southland economy

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy today announced government support for a new regional growth plan to bolster the Southland economy. The Southland Regional...


Impressive NZ science results headline encouraging international study

“I am encouraged by the latest TIMSS results and I want to congratulate students, parents, teachers and schools for their hard work. I want to also make special mention...


Education Minister visits Kaikoura schools

Education Minister Hekia Parata travelled to Kaikoura today to see first-hand the incredible efforts being made to reopen the region’s schools after the deadly 7.8 earthquake.“I am grateful to everyone...


One step closer to making seclusion illegal

Education Minister Hekia Parata has today formally invited the Education and Science Select Committee to consider a change to the Education (Update) Amendment Bill to prohibit the use of seclusion...


OECD multilateral instrument to counter BEPS

Revenue Minister Michael Woodhouse today welcomed the release of the OECD’s new multilateral instrument – the latest step in the global fight against base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS).“Many BEPS...


Innovation fund reopens for teachers

Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced the opening of the third round of bids for the $18 million Teacher-led Innovation Fund (TLIF).The TLIF supports and resources teachers to collaboratively explore...


Single point of access for learning support

A single point of access will be piloted to schools and families who need to access learning support for their children, Education Minister Hekia Parata announced today.Ms Parata made the...