Rt Hon Winston Peters
Acting Prime Minister, Rt Hon Winston Peters, says the Government is naturally very disappointed nurses plan to strike on Thursday, having rejected the recommendation of their union to accept the District Health Boards’ latest pay offer.
Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters and Health Minister Dr David Clark are pleased the District Health Boards have made a revised offer to the New Zealand Nurses Organisation that has seen the strike notice lifted for July 5.
Minister for Disarmament and Arms Control Winston Peters has welcomed moves to strengthen the global ban on chemical weapons, following the successful outcome of an emergency meeting held in The Netherlands this week.
Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has welcomed the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un in Singapore.
Minister for Racing Winston Peters today announced that the Government has invested $340,045 in 16 projects to improve safety at racecourses.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters has ended a three day visit to China with an agreement for future high level visits between the two countries to maintain and build on the bilateral relationship.
The Government is deeply concerned at the finding announced overnight by the Joint Investigative Team that the missile which brought down Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014 originated from the 53rd brigade of the armed forces of the Russian Federation.
“New Zealand has been following developments in Venezuela closely in recent months and is extremely concerned about the deteriorating situation in the country, including the continuing erosion of democratic norms and institutions,” Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says.
Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has announced New Zealand is continuing a tradition of over 50 years by gifting a white horse to Tōshōgū Shrine in Nikkō, Japan.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters departs Tokyo this evening following a productive three-day visit to Japan.