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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed the new Labour Government’s top economic priorities before Christmas will be the extension of the Small Business Loan scheme and initiating the roll out of the Flexi-Wage job support programme in a speech delivered in Auckland today.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Prime Minister

Tena koutou katoa. Nga mihi nui kia kotou. Thank you for the opportunity to be with you today. My special thanks to Business New Zealand and also to Beca as our hosts.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Prime Minister

Experienced Ministers will hold key economic recovery and ongoing COVID response portfolios in the new Cabinet line-up announced by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Prime Minister

The Government has delivered a new hospital for Greymouth and is starting work on a much needed new health centre in Westport, ensuring local communities will benefit from better access to high quality integrated health services.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Hon Peeni Henare
  • Prime Minister
  • Health

The Government is supporting a major upgrade of Timaru’s iconic Theatre Royal and the construction of a new connected Heritage Facility museum and exhibition space with $11.6 million from the Government’s Infrastructure Fund, Jacinda Ardern announced today.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Prime Minister
  • Arts, Culture and Heritage

Cabinet met virtually today to review our progress on stamping out Covid-19 and to decide on the next steps for our alert levels in Auckland and the rest of New Zealand.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Prime Minister

A UNICEF report reflecting poor rates of child wellbeing in New Zealand between 2013 and 2018 underscores the Government’s work to break the cycle of child poverty.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Prime Minister
  • Child Poverty Reduction

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced the offender responsible for the Christchurch terror attack on 15 March 2019 has been designated as a terrorist entity.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Prime Minister

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has today paid tribute to Japan’s outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Prime Minister

“I want to acknowledge the strength of our Muslim community who shared their words in court over the past few days,” Jacinda Ardern said.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Prime Minister

The Government has allocated significant extra funding, in the order of hundreds of millions of dollars, to access a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it becomes available.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Rt Hon Winston Peters
  • Hon Dr Megan Woods
  • Prime Minister
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Foreign Affairs
  • Research, Science and Innovation

Most weeks, following Cabinet, the Prime Minister holds a press conference for members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery. 

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Prime Minister

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed the General Election will be held on 17 October.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Prime Minister

After 102 days we have our first cases of Covid-19 outside of a Managed Isolation or Quarantine facility in New Zealand.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Prime Minister

A report undertaken by Ministerial Services into Iain Lees-Galloway’s ministerial expenditure has found no evidence of any inappropriate transactions or spending.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Prime Minister

The Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern and the Prime Minister of the Cook Islands Henry Puna have welcomed the completion of phase one in the establishment of a travel bubble between New Zealand and the Cook Island.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Prime Minister

A new role of New Zealand Reading Ambassador for children and young people is being established, Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Jacinda Ardern and Minister for Internal Affairs and for Children, Tracey Martin announced today.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Hon Tracey Martin
  • Prime Minister
  • Children

Repairs and redevelopment of Yarrow Stadium in New Plymouth will bring it back to full use while creating economic stimulus and jobs, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced while visiting the region and the stadium today.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Prime Minister

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Energy Minister Megan Woods launched Ara Ake in New Plymouth today – the National New Energy Development Centre funded by the Government and established by Venture Taranaki.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Hon Dr Megan Woods
  • Prime Minister
  • Energy and Resources

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern met virtually with Viet Nam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to discuss the importance of the New Zealand-Viet Nam relationship, and to formally announce its elevation to a Strategic Partnership.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Prime Minister

The two countries co-chaired a virtual summit via video-conference to formally elevate the bilateral relationship to Strategic Partnership.  

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Prime Minister

This morning I am announcing that I have dismissed Minister Iain Lees Galloway as a Minister.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Prime Minister

At a time when the world is facing the global COVID-19 pandemic, these discussions and relationships are more important than ever.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Prime Minister

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has extended New Zealand’s condolences following the death of Niue’s former Premier, Sir Toke Talagi, who has passed away in Niue.

  • Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
  • Prime Minister