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Changes to Government purchasing rules will help boost New Zealand’s construction sector and reduce carbon emissions from the public sector vehicle fleet.

Ministerial Diary May 2019

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Barbara Chapman has been appointed chair of the CEO Summit Committee for APEC 2021, Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker announced today.

Environment Minister David Parker has today announced Government funding to help iwi in Whanganui, Gisborne and Omapere improve the health of their local waterways. 

It is always a pleasure to speak to an audience of people actively involved in caring for our environment.

​​​​​​​The Wellbeing Budget provides opportunities to grow and modernise New Zealand’s economy while ensuring a just transition to a low emissions future. We need to preserve and enhance our environment, as part of the foundation for our long-term wellbeing.

The Coalition Government also wants to make sure all New Zealanders can share in the opportunities provided by the digital age by both increasing the availability of technology, and programmes for people to acquire the skills required to use it. We also want to foster innovation and encourage smaller start-ups to expand, which will in turn help improve productivity, wages and drive export growth.

Dean Blair, Barrister of Tauranga, has been appointed as a District Court Judge with a Family Court warrant to be based in Hamilton, Attorney-General David Parker announced today.

Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker has this evening wrapped up a series of meetings in Chile and Paris focused on defending and advancing New Zealand’s interests in open and rules-based trade in the Asia-Pacific and worldwide.

Ministerial Diary 26 October 2017 - 31 December 2018

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Ministerial Diary April 2019

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New Zealand will join Chile and Singapore in talks to establish new trade rules and best practice for the digital era.

Auckland barrister Faumui Penelope (Lope) Ginnen has been appointed as a District Court Judge to be based in Manukau, Attorney-General David Parker announced today.

Four New Zealand tertiary students have been accepted into the NASA International Internship Programme and have been awarded New Zealand Space Scholarships. 

Minister of Trade and Export Growth David Parker departs later this week for a series of meetings in Chile, Paris and Brussels focused on the outlook for world trade and the EU-NZ Free Trade Agreement (FTA). 

As we approach the middle of 2019 and the mid-point in this parliamentary term it seems appropriate to take stock of New Zealand’s trade policy. 

Tēnā koutou katoa. Da jia hao. Good morning distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen.

Thank you for this opportunity to speak at the China Business Summit.

The Government has announced an extra $400,000 to help West Coasters recover from the devastating March floods. A medium-scale adverse event in the Westland District has also now been declared.

Attorney-General David Parker has announced the appointment of a Supreme Court judge and a judge of the Court of Appeal. 

Ministerial Diary March 2019

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The Minister for Trade and Export Growth, David Parker completes an official visit to China today, including talks with his ministerial counterparts in the trade and environment portfolios, taking yet another step in this Government’s work to deliver a modern, sustainable economy for New Zealanders.

Auckland Barrister Tracey Walker has been appointed a Judge of the High Court, Attorney‑General David Parker announced today. 

The Environment Aotearoa 2019 report released today shows why the Government’s plan to clean up our waterways and make New Zealand carbon-neutral is so crucial, Environment Minister David Parker said.