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3 September, 2014

Govt contributes $2m to rebuilt Stadium Southland

Prime Minister John Key today announced the Government will contribute $2 million to Stadium Southland, fulfilling an undertaking he made when he officially opened the rebuilt facility in May this year.

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2 September, 2014

PM announces further details of inquiry

Prime Minister John Key today announced further details on the inquiry into matters concerning former Minister Judith Collins.

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30 August, 2014

Judith Collins resigns as a Minister

Prime Minister John Key today announced that Hon Judith Collins has resigned from Cabinet.

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7 August, 2014

Another two innovative tourism projects get funding

Prime Minister and Tourism Minister John Key today announced the Government’s Tourism Growth Partnership (TGP) is investing in two further organisations in order to grow the tourism sector in New Zealand.

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29 July, 2014

Centenary of New Zealand entering the First World War

I move, that this House recognise that on the 4th of August 2014, we will mark the centenary of New Zealand entering the First World War.

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22 July, 2014

Speech to Local Government New Zealand

The relationship between central government and local government is one of partnership. We rely on each other to make good choices for our fellow New Zealanders.

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8 July, 2014

Enhancing New Zealand – Japan cooperation

The Prime Minister of New Zealand Rt Hon John Key and the Prime Minister of Japan His Excellency Shinzo Abe met in Auckland on 7 July 2014.

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4 July, 2014

Japanese Prime Minister to visit

The Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe will make an official visit to New Zealand next week, Prime Minister John Key announced today.

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3 July, 2014

Protecting families

The Government has announced a cross-Government package to better protect victims of family violence.

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2 July, 2014

Deputy Inspector-General Intelligence named

Prime Minister John Key has announced the appointment of Ben Keith as Deputy Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security.

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2 July, 2014

Prime Minister addresses family violence

The Prime Minister has this morning announced a suite of cross-Government initiatives aimed at addressing family violence.

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27 June, 2014

Trade target with China surpassed early

Prime Minister John Key has welcomed today’s release of statistics that show two-way trade with China has exceeded $20 billion on an annual basis for the first time.

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26 June, 2014

Prendergast reappointed as Tourism NZ Chair

Prime Minister and Tourism Minister John Key today announced that Kerry Prendergast has been reappointed Chair of the New Zealand Tourism Board for a one-year term.

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5 June, 2014

NZ to invest $1.25 million into tourism and energy in Niue

Prime Minister John Key has today announced New Zealand will invest $1.25 million to support tourism and renewable energy in Niue.

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4 June, 2014

NZ to invest $5 million to rebuild Tongan schools

Prime Minister John Key has today announced New Zealand will contribute $5 million to rebuilding schools in Tonga’s Ha’apai islands following the devastating Cyclone Ian earlier this year.

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4 June, 2014

NZ to contribute to the upgrade of Teufaiva Stadium

Prime Minister John Key has today announced New Zealand will contribute around $2 million towards upgrading Tonga’s national stadium in Nuku’alofa ahead of the 2019 Pacific Games.

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3 June, 2014

NZ to invest $1 million into Samoa’s tourism sector

Prime Minister John Key has today announced New Zealand will invest $1 million to help boost Samoa’s tourism sector.

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26 May, 2014

PM to lead Pacific Mission to Samoa, Tonga and Niue

Prime Minister John Key will lead a delegation to Samoa, Tonga and Niue on Sunday for the 2014 Pacific Mission.

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26 May, 2014

Over $6 million to go towards anti-P initiatives

Prime Minister John Key has today announced that over $1.8 million recovered under the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act will go towards helping pregnant women and mothers of young children with drug and alcohol problems.

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21 May, 2014

Six innovative tourism projects get funding

Prime Minister and Tourism Minister John Key today announced the Government’s Tourism Growth Partnership is investing in six projects to grow the tourism sector in New Zealand.

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20 May, 2014

PM welcomes Air NZ and Tourism NZ’s partnership

Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, John Key, has welcomed the recommitment from two leading partners who market New Zealand to the world.

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20 May, 2014

PM Key to meet US President at White House

Prime Minister John Key has welcomed an invitation to meet the President of the United States during his upcoming visit to the US.

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15 May, 2014

Supporting families and returning to surplus

A $500 million support package for families and children, dividends from a growing economy, and a track to surplus next year are all features of Budget 2014, Prime Minister John Key says.

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6 May, 2014

Pre-Budget Speech

Today I want to talk about the Budget that Finance Minister Bill English will deliver next week.

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5 May, 2014

PM announces new portfolio allocations

Prime Minister John Key has today reallocated the portfolios made vacant by the resignation of Maurice Williamson as a Minister.

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1 May, 2014

PM accepts resignation of Maurice Williamson

Prime Minister John Key today announced he has accepted the resignation of Maurice Williamson as a Minister.

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28 April, 2014

PM launches e-therapy for young people

Prime Minister John Key has today launched SPARX, an online game-style tool to help young people develop skills to deal with feeling down, depressed or stressed.

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23 April, 2014

New Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security appointed

Prime Minister John Key today announced the appointment of Cheryl Gwyn as Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security.

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17 April, 2014

The Christchurch Rebuild – Gaining Momentum: Speech to Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce

One of the National-led Government’s four main priorities this term is to support the rebuilding of this, our second-biggest city, and to stand beside the people of Canterbury.

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