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Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods today announced a significant investment in New Zealand’s Measurement Standards Laboratory, as the organisation celebrates World Metrology Day.

Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration Megan Woods has announced that the Residential Red Zone will become the new breeding ground for the embattled global bee population.

The Coalition Government has delivered on its promise to make $300 million available to accelerate the Canterbury recovery, says Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration Megan Woods.  

The Government is launching a special insurance tribunal to resolve outstanding Earthquake Commission (EQC) and insurance claims, as well as launching a public inquiry into EQC, says Minister Responsible for the Earthquake Commission Megan Woods.

A new insulation programme will make Kiwi homes healthier and support families’ wellbeing, Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods and Climate Change Minister James Shaw announced today.

The Coalition Government is delivering our plan to support a stronger and more productive economy with higher wages by injecting $1.0 billion into business research and development (R&D), say Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods and Revenue Minister Stuart Nash.

Research, Science and Innovation Minister, Megan Woods today announced the appointment of two members to the Science Board – Dr Liz Wedderburn as a new member to the Board and Professor Parry Guilford who will return for his second term.

The relocation of Redcliffs school to a new site in Redcliffs park will go ahead and be fast tracked through special changes to the Christchurch District Plan, Minister Megan Woods has announced.

Today Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods and Revenue Minister Stuart Nash released the Research and Development Tax Incentive Discussion Document for public consultation.

The Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods has today released the details of who will sit on an expert advisory panel which is tasked with leading a review into the price of electricity in New Zealand.

Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods has today announced the start of consultation with iwi and hapū on the proposed Block Offer 2018 release area for petroleum exploration permits.

Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration Dr Megan Woods has today thanked Ōtākaro Limited Chief Executive Albert Brantley for his service to Canterbury.

Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods has today released the terms of reference for review into the price of electricity in New Zealand.

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The Minister Responsible for the Earthquake Commission Megan Woods has today announced changes to the EQC scheme.

Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods has today formally launched the Innovative Partnership programme which aims to attract future-focused international innovators and firms to undertake R&D and develop their products in New Zealand.

The Independent Ministerial Advisor sent in to speed up EQC’s Canterbury claims be tasked with improving claims management, assessing operational, resourcing, policy and legislative constraints and assessing any constraints caused by processes with private insurers, Minister Megan Woods has announced.

Businesses are being encouraged to adopt innovative technology that cuts greenhouse gas emissions in a funding round announced by Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods today.

Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods today opened the next round of the Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund for applications.

 

A fresh round of funding aimed at building Māori capacity in the digital technology space is about to get underway. 

More electric vehicles will be hitting New Zealand’s highways, bus lanes and streets with funding announced by Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods today.

As part of the Government’s Families Package, a new Winter Energy Payment (WEP) will help a million people with the costs of heating their homes in winter, Minister for Energy and Resources Megan Woods and Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni

The coalition Government will conduct a wide-ranging inquiry into making New Zealand’s fuel supply more secure following the September outage of the Marsden Refinery to Auckland fuel pipeline, Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods has announced.

The latest Canterbury District Health Board’s Canterbury Wellbeing Survey shows good progress on the Canterbury recovery but underscores the urgency of resolving outstanding EQC and insurance claims, says Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister Megan Woods.