Government agencies are being encouraged to take skills and training into account when contracting for large construction projects, rather than wait for it to become mandatory.
Hon David Parker
The Government is calling for public submissions on a post-Brexit free trade agreement with the United Kingdom.
New Zealand, Chile and Canada today reaffirmed a commitment to work together to advance trade that benefits all their citizens.
An upgraded free trade agreement with Singapore will make it easier for New Zealanders to visit and do business in South East Asia, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today.
A two stage process to improve the resource management system was announced today by Environment Minister David Parker.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has commenced the process to appoint New Zealand’s next Chief Justice to replace Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias, who retires in March 2019.
Attorney-General David Parker today paid tribute to former Chief Justice of New Zealand, Sir Thomas Eichelbaum, GBE, PC, QC, who died yesterday aged 87, and former Supreme Court Judge Sir John McGrath, KNZM, QC, who died on 19 October 2018 aged 73.
New Zealanders will start to see the benefits of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) from December 30 after confirmation today the required six nations have now ratified the trade pact.
New Zealand has today ratified the CPTPP taking to four the number of countries that have formally ratified the Asia-Pacific trade deal.
Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker heads to Washington DC and Ottawa next week to advance New Zealand’s interests in reform of the World Trade Organization and global trade rules.
The Government is launching the second chapter in its rewrite of the Overseas Investment Act to ensure investments are consistent with New Zealand’s national interest.
Economic Development Minister David Parker today announced the appointment of Paul Brock as the new chair of the New Zealand Story Advisory Board.