The two remaining open areas in the Coromandel scallop fishery will close, after new information showed scallops are in decline.
A phased roll-out of faster claim payments for survivors of abuse in State care has begun, with the first claimants now receiving offers.
New sanctions imposed as part of New Zealand’s ongoing response to the war in Ukraine are targeting individuals and networks behind disinformation campaigns that support the Putin war effort.
Immigration Minister Michael Wood today announced a suite of measures to further support New Zealand businesses through the global labour shortage and attract more high skilled workers long term.
Conservation Minister Poto Williams will lead Aotearoa New Zealand’s delegation to COP15, the Fifteenth Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity in Montreal this week.