The Coalition Government also wants to make sure all New Zealanders can share in the opportunities provided by the digital age by both increasing the availability of technology, and programmes for people to acquire the skills required to use it. We also want to foster innovation and encourage smaller start-ups to expand, which will in turn help improve productivity, wages and drive export growth.
A new tool has been released today to help government agencies transition their light vehicle fleet to emissions free alternatives.
The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will invest up to $18.5 million in water storage to unlock land use potential in the Mid North, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones and Economic Development Minister David Parker announced today.
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.
Two projects aiming to plant 247,000 native trees and develop skills and employment, as part of the One Billion Trees programme, were announced today by Regional Economic Development Minister S
Economic Development Minister David Parker today announced the appointment of Paul Brock as the new chair of the New Zealand Story Advisory Board.
Key parts of manufacturing are moving beyond commodities into value-added products, a new report released today by Economic Development Minister David Parker shows.
Three reports launched today by Minister for Economic Development David Parker show New Zealand’s food and beverage sector is growing quickly.