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PM to attend 46th Pacific Islands Forum

Prime Minister John Key will lead a delegation to Papua New Guinea to attend the annual Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ meeting being held in Port Moresby.

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$96.5 million for new science research programmes

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has today announced funding for 48 new science research programmes, for a total investment of $96.5 million over the next four years.

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New plan for Waimakariri residential red zones

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has directed that a Recovery Plan be prepared for the future use of the residential red zones in the Waimakariri District.

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Family violence review submissions closing soon

New Zealanders have two more weeks to have their say about how we can strengthen our family violence laws, Justice Minister Amy Adams says.

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New video to help push Healthy Families NZ

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes the launch of the Healthy Families NZ video, encouraging people in their communities to take action against the rising rate of preventable chronic disease.

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$120k to fund social enterprise projects for young people

Youth Minister Nikki Kaye today announced that a further $120,000 is available to young entrepreneurs under the Opportunities for Young People fund.

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Marking International Day of Charity tomorrow

Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew is encouraging New Zealanders to support International Day of Charity tomorrow by looking at the array of charitable opportunities available.

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NZ electricity market well-placed to drive innovation and efficiency

Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges says it’s encouraging an experts’ electricity forum has endorsed the Government’s market-led approach to regulating the electricity sector.

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Minister praises huge progress since 2010

On the fifth anniversary of the first major earthquake to hit Christchurch, Education Minister Hekia Parata has paid tribute to the work of everyone involved in education in greater Christchurch.

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Minister to attend APEC Ministerial Meeting

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith will travel to the Philippines tomorrow to represent the New Zealand Government at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers Meeting on structural reform.

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Trade Minister to co-chair UAE-New Zealand Joint Economic Commission

Trade Minister Tim Groser departs Saturday 5 September for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar, with meetings planned to strengthen the wider trade and economic relationship in both countries and to promote the finalisation of a free trade agreement with the Gulf states.

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New Auckland premises for Framework Trust

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today opened the new premises for Framework Trust in Otahuhu, Auckland.

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High school student triumphs at science awards

Education Minister Hekia Parata has congratulated Orewa College’s Jennifer Palmer on becoming the first school student to take top honours at the Sir Paul Callaghan EUREKA! Awards.

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