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Stay alert to the latest content published on the Beehive site.

You can subscribe to a range of content feeds and get updates delivered to you via a personalised homepage or a newsreader.

For instant updates, subscribe to a feed via RSS -- click on the RSS icon next to the feed title. [Help]


Website updates

  • All Site Updates RSS
  • All Speeches RSS
  • All Releases RSS
  • All Features RSS
  • All Images RSS


By minister and government spokesperson

  • John Key RSS
  • Bill English RSS
  • Gerry Brownlee RSS
  • Steven Joyce RSS
  • Judith Collins RSS
  • Tony Ryall RSS
  • Hekia Parata RSS
  • Christopher Finlayson RSS
  • Paula Bennett RSS
  • Jonathan Coleman RSS
  • Murray McCully RSS
  • Anne Tolley RSS
  • Nick Smith RSS
  • Tim Groser RSS
  • Amy Adams RSS
  • Nathan Guy RSS
  • Craig Foss RSS
  • Simon Bridges RSS
  • Nikki Kaye RSS
  • Michael Woodhouse RSS
  • Jo Goodhew RSS
  • Chester Burrows RSS
  • Todd McClay RSS
  • Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga RSS
  • Nicky Wagner RSS
  • Pita Sharples RSS
  • Tariana Turia RSS
  • Peter Dunne RSS


By portfolio

  • Arts, Culture and Heritage RSS
  • Attorney-General RSS
  • Broadcasting RSS
  • Building and Construction RSS
  • Canterbury Earthquake Recovery RSS
  • Civil Defence RSS
  • Climate Change Issues RSS
  • Commerce RSS
  • Communications and Information Technology RSS
  • Community and Voluntary Sector RSS
  • Conservation RSS
  • Consumer Affairs RSS
  • Corrections RSS
  • Courts RSS
  • Customs RSS
  • Defence RSS
  • Deputy Leader Of The House RSS
  • Deputy Prime Minister RSS
  • Disability Issues RSS
  • Earthquake Commission RSS
  • Economic Development RSS
  • Education RSS
  • Energy And Resources RSS
  • Environment RSS
  • Ethnic Affairs RSS
  • Finance RSS
  • Food Safety RSS
  • Foreign Affairs RSS
  • Health RSS
  • Housing RSS
  • Immigration RSS
  • Internal Affairs RSS
  • International Climate Change Negotiations RSS
  • Justice RSS
  • Labour RSS
  • Land Information RSS
  • Leader Of The House RSS
  • Local Government RSS
  • Maori Affairs RSS
  • Ministerial Services RSS
  • NZ Security Service RSS
  • Pacific Island Affairs RSS
  • Police RSS
  • Primary Industries RSS
  • Prime Minister RSS
  • Racing RSS
  • Regulatory Reform RSS
  • Revenue RSS
  • Science and Innovation RSS
  • Senior Citizens RSS
  • Small Business RSS
  • Social Development RSS
  • Sport and Recreation RSS
  • State Owned Enterprises RSS
  • State Services RSS
  • Statistics RSS
  • Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment RSS
  • Tourism RSS
  • Trade RSS
  • Transport RSS
  • Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations RSS
  • Veterans' Affairs RSS
  • Whanau Ora RSS
  • Womens' Affairs RSS
  • Youth Affairs RSS



What is an RSS feed?
RSS (Really Simple Syndication) enables you to subscribe to website content. With an RSS feed, you can be told as soon as new content is published. More info: www.newsgator.com/RssLearningCenter

How do I subscribe to an RSS feed?
You will need to use a personalised homepage or newsreader software – for info on both, see below and/or download the document attached at the bottom of this page (includes more useful links). To subscribe, click on the RSS icon (the little orange square with the stripes in it) to go to the page for the selected feed. Consult your newsreader's or browser's Help to learn how to add feeds. Depending on how your RSS reader is set up, this may:

  • Automatically subscribe you to the feed. Or
  • You may have to copy the URL of the feed's page into your reader application. Or
  • drag and drop the RSS icon to your subscription list

What is a personalised homepage?
A personalised homepage allows you to easily collect and organise information from multiple feeds on a single web page. When a headline or summary appears on your homepage, you can click on the title to be taken to the source at the Beehive site. Examples: www.igoogle.com or www.my.yahoo.com. Many other major web portals provide personalised homepages.

What is a newsreader?
A newsreader is an application that aggregates, sorts and displays multiple RSS feeds. A newsreader is a good choice if you plan on subscribing to a large number of feeds. A wide range of newsreaders are available. Examples: NewsGator Online www.newsgator.com, WizzRSS www.wizzrss.com, or any number of alternatives.

Tell me more!

You'll find a useful video in plain English here.

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