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The settlement announced tonight between the Commissioner of Inland Revenue and four major banks in a long-standing court dispute was in a victory for legal process, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne sa

  • Peter Dunne
  • Revenue

Housing Minister Phil Heatley has announced the appointment of three new members to the board of Housing New Zealand Corporation and the reappointment of two existing members.  The new members

  • Phil Heatley
  • Housing

Nearly 5000 Kiwi homes benefited from retrofitted insulation and clean heating under the Warm Up New Zealand: Heat Smart scheme during November, Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee

  • Gerry Brownlee
  • Energy and Resources

New Zealanders can go into the Christmas break feeling more positive after two quarters of economic growth, but more work is needed to ensure a strong sustainable recovery, Finance Minister Bill En

  • Bill English
  • Finance

Transport Minister Steven Joyce is reminding motorists to take care on the roads this festive season.

  • Steven Joyce
  • Transport

New Zealand has ratified the Cluster Munitions Disarmament Convention which bans the use, development, production and stockpiling of cluster munitions, Disarmament and Arms Control Minister Georgin

  • Georgina te Heuheu
  • Disarmament and Arms Control

The nine people appointed to the new Small Business Advisory Group provide a wealth of talent and experience, Minister for Small Business Maurice Williamson says.

  • Maurice Williamson
  • Small Business

A PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report released today on the size and cost of the weathertightness problem reinforces the Government's work towards assisting  affected homeowners, Buildi

  • Maurice Williamson
  • Building and Construction

"An assistance package for leaky home owners will be taken to Cabinet early in the New Year," Maurice Williamson, Minister for Building and Construction said today.

  • Maurice Williamson
  • Building and Construction

The Crown will sign separate Agreements in Principle with Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara and Ngāti Manuhiri in Auckland today, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson announce

  • Christopher Finlayson
  • Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations

Minister of Transport Hon Steven Joyce has welcomed the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) decision to approve funding for the investigation work on the new Rotorua Eastern Arterial.

  • Steven Joyce
  • Transport

Transport Minister Steven Joyce today announced the appointment of Rear Admiral David Ledson to Chair the board of Maritime New Zealand.  He also announced a number of recent reappointments to

  • Steven Joyce
  • Transport

The Tertiary Education Strategy 2010-2015 released today will ensure the sector is more responsive to the needs of students and employers, says Tertiary Education Minister Anne Tolley.

  • Anne Tolley
  • Tertiary Education

Transport Minister Steven Joyce says he is pleased with the steady progress the NZ Transport Agency is making towards completing Auckland's Western Ring Route which has been identified as a Road of

  • Steven Joyce
  • Transport

The Government today continued its drive for reform of the justice system by releasing a bill plan seeking input on proposals to shorten court waiting times and trials, increase efficiencies, and i

  • Simon Power
  • Justice

Communications and Information Technology Steven Joyce has confirmed the initial frequency allocation boundaries for long term use of the present UHF television bands after digital switchover (DSO)

  • Steven Joyce
  • Communications and Information Technology

Education Minister Anne Tolley has welcomed the outcome of the judicial review at the High Court in Christchurch into the closure process for Aorangi School.

  • Anne Tolley
  • Education

Statistics Minister Maurice Williamson today announced six appointments to the Advisory Committee on Official Statistics (ACOS).

  • Maurice Williamson
  • Statistics

Corrections Minister Judith Collins has welcomed an Employment Court judgment in favour of the Department of Corrections over plans to extend the use of double-bunking at prisons.

  • Judith Collins
  • Corrections

Nine new panel members have been appointed to the Human Rights Review Tribunal, Justice Minister Simon Power announced today.

Those appointed are:

  • Simon Power
  • Justice

An illegal fishing vessel, Carmela, was intercepted by a Royal New Zealand Air Force P3K Orion in the Ross Sea during a routine fisheries patrol on Wednesday 16 December. 

  • Murray McCully
  • Phil Heatley
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Foreign Affairs

The organisers of the Rugby World Cup have pulled out all the stops to bring the cream of international rugby to grassroots New Zealand, Rugby World Cup Associate Minister Gerry Brownlee said today

  • Gerry Brownlee
  • Rugby World Cup

Health Minister Tony Ryall has announced that Mr Rea Wikaira is the new chair of the Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC), and there are two new board members.

  • Tony Ryall
  • Health

Cabinet has moved to implement a raft of recommendations on the legal aid system, just three weeks after Dame Margaret Bazley's review was released.

  • Simon Power
  • Justice