The Government’s One Billion Trees programme is realising economic, environmental and social benefits across regional New Zealand through its forestry joint venture agreements, just a year after it was launched, Forestry Minister Shane Jones announced today.
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.
Northland is getting New Zealand’s first three Regional Digital Hubs (RDHs) to enable people to connect for business and accelerate economic development in the region, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today.
Consumers and businesses will be better protected from dishonest commercial conduct following a law change tonight that makes price fixing and other cartel behaviour a criminal offence, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says.
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says New Zealanders should have better access to quality financial advice as a result of changes in the Financial Services Legislation Amendment Bill, which passed through Parliament today.
Associate Health Minister Julie Anne Genter is pleased thousands of women will have better access to free or very low cost contraception.