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The latest Crown financial statements released today show the Government’s books are in good order, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says.

Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter today announced an extension of the Government’s Safety Boost Programme targeting rural roads in Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay.

Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter today announced an extension of the Government’s Safety Boost Programme targeting roads on the West Coast.

Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter today announced an extension of the Government’s Safety Boost Programme to prevent deaths and serious injuries on rural New Zealand roads.

Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter today announced an extension of the Government’s Safety Boost Programme targeting rural roads in Manawatu-Wanganui.

A $22 million investment by ACC into workplace injury prevention grants and subsidies will help make it easier for Kiwi businesses to keep their workplaces healthy and safe, says ACC Minister Iain Lees-Galloway.

Almost twice as many people received the test Civil Defence emergency alert to their mobile phone at its last test – meaning more New Zealanders than ever are capable of getting a heads-up in an emergency.

Minister for Disability Issues Carmel Sepuloni welcomes the United Nations’ first ever World Braille Day.

The official holiday period has ended with nine people tragically killed in crashes on New Zealand roads.

After another tragic year on New Zealand roads, Associate Minister of Transport Julie Anne Genter is emphasising Government’s commitment to improving the country’s road safety record.

Police Minister Stuart Nash has extended his sympathies to the families and friends of the 380 people who died in vehicle accidents during 2018.

New Zealand is contributing $1.5 million to help recovery efforts following the devastating tsunami that struck the Sunda Strait, in Indonesia, Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says.

“Pacific women feature strongly in the 2019 New Year’s Honours list in recognition of their diverse contribution to Pacific Aotearoa in a range of fields including literature, fashion, mental health, youth development, sports, leadership and governance,” says Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio.

The Minister for Climate Change congratulates recipients in the 2019 New Year’s Honours whose work is helping Aotearoa New Zealand understand and address climate change.

New Zealand exporters are among the first to benefit from the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership which takes effect today.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says Japan’s position in the International Whaling Commission was discussed with his Japanese counterpart, Foreign Minister Taro Kono.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has expressed her condolences to the Government and people of Indonesia for the loss of life and damage following yesterday’s tsunami which hit the Sunda Strait.

Ngāti Rangitihi and the Crown are one step closer to settling historical Treaty claims after an Agreement in Principle was signed in the Bay of Plenty today, said Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Andrew Little.

The Minister of Māori Development, Hon Nanaia Mahuta  has applauded the appointment of the new District Court Judge in Northland.

The Minister of Local Government, Hon Nanaia Mahuta says we have to be vigilant around our dogs this summer.

New Zealand’s economy is in good shape heading into 2019, with data showing annual GDP growth of 3%, strength in regional economic activity, and rising confidence among consumers and businesses, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says.

Foreign Minister Winston Peters today announced the appointment of diplomat Tredene Dobson as Ambassador to Iraq.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters today announced the appointment of career diplomat Linda Te Puni as New Zealand’s next Ambassador to Chile.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters today announced the appointment of diplomat Peter Kell as Ambassador to the Philippines.