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Commonwealth Blue Charter: Protecting our oceans

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Working together to manage ocean acidification
Reynolds Room, Royal Academy, London
 
Tīhei mauri ora Tēnā koutou katoa Anei a mātou o Te Kāwanatanga o Aotearea I tae pai mai ki tō koutou nei rohe Ko te tumanako Ki te korero, ki te whakarongo, ki te titiro I ngā ahuatanga pai rawa i tō koutou nei takiwā Ngā mihi ki…

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Conservation Minister to visit UK and Egypt

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Conservation and Associate Environment Minister, Eugenie Sage leaves today to attend events in the United Kingdom before travelling to Egypt for a key international biodiversity meeting.
Eugenie Sage will spend two days in England during which she will meet Dr Thérèse Coffey, MP and Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
She will…

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New facilities for Bay of Islands Hospital

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Health Minister Dr David Clark says a new outpatients and primary care facility at the Bay of Islands Hospital at Kawakawa will give people better access to the range of services they need.
The Government is investing $7.1 million in Phase 2 of the hospital’s redevelopment which will see a new outpatients and primary care facility built next…

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Two-step RMA reform to start by fixing the previous government’s blunders

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A two stage process to improve the resource management system was announced today by Environment Minister David Parker.
The changes are separate from the legislation to set up an Urban Development Authority to fast-track housing and urban development projects.
“The Resource Management Act is underperforming in some critical areas and needs fixing,” David Parker said.
Stage One will reverse some…

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At FTC’s Request, Court Halts Massive “Sanctuary Belize” Real Estate Investment Scam

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Serial scammer Andris Pukke, others charged with deceiving Americans out of more than $100 million by deceptively marketing property in Belize
(NOTE TO MEDIA: Please see related press kit with maps, video, and audio.)At the Federal Trade Commission’s request, a federal district court in Maryland issued an order temporarily shutting down the largest overseas real estate investment scam…

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Government commits $45.6m to new Wellington children’s hospital

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Health Minister Dr David Clark says the Government has committed $45.6m to Wellington’s new state of the art children’s hospital – a project fast tracked by a $50m donation by businessman Mark Dunajtschik.
David Clark announced the funding at a mauri stone laying ceremony today to mark the start of construction.
“The Government wants to make New Zealand the…

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