The Government is investing over $22 million across 18 projects to improve the resilience of roads in the West Coast that have been affected by recent extreme weather.
Hon Damien O'Connor
The Government's trade agenda took another step forward today with the announcement in Dubai that New Zealand will start exploratory discussions on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Trade and Export Growth Minister Damien O’Connor announced.
The Government has delivered on its commitment to crack down on fleeing drivers through the passage of the Land Transport (Road Safety) Amendment Bill.
Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Commerce and Industry, Textile and Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution of India and Hon Damien O’Connor, Minister for Trade and Export Growth of New Zealand, had a bilateral meeting today at New Delhi.
Breeding pasture designed to thrive in a changing climate is the focus of a new ‘Pasture Accelerator’ programme backed by the Government, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor announced today.
Trade & Export Growth and Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor will depart for India on Saturday for bilateral talks to advance the economic relationship, from 27-29 Augus
The Government continues to invest in the work of farmers and rural communities to restore rivers and streams with an additional $9.1 million distributed across the country to improve land management practices, Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor has announced.
Food and fibre sector export revenue has hit new heights reaching $57.4 billion for the year to 30 June 2023 in the light of year-end data, bringing $1.2 billion more into the economy than was originally forecast.
The Government is changing the roadside drug testing regime to ensure Police have the right tools to get dangerous drug-impaired drivers off the road, Ministers Damien O’Connor and Ginny Andersen have announced.
The Chris Hipkins Government has worked with farming leaders to design a final plan to reduce agricultural emissions, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor has announced today.
Minister for Trade and Tourism, Senator the Hon Don Farrell, hosted Hon Damien O’Connor, New Zealand Minister for Trade and Export Growth, in Adelaide on 11 August to mark the 40th anniversary of the Australia-New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement (the CER Agreement) and advance the next stage of collaboration across the Tasman under this world-class agreement.
Today, New Zealand and Australia have signed a Sustainable and Inclusive Trade Declaration as we mark 40 years of Closer Economic Relations.
Trade and Export Growth Minister Damien O’Connor will depart for Adelaide tomorrow to meet his Australian counterpart, Senator the Hon Don Farrell for the annual Closer Economic Relations (CER)
The final transfer of Crown-owned residential red zone land to Christchurch City Council is a major step forward in the city’s post-earthquake regeneration, says Land Information Minister Damien O’Connor.
New Zealand has no farms infected with the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis (M.bovis) as the joint Government and primary sector eradication effort moves into its next phase.
The United Kingdom’s accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is great news for the region and New Zealand.
New Zealand and the European Union have overnight signed a ground-breaking Free Trade Agreement that will provide significant new trade access to our fourth-largest trading partner.