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The Bill to put in place the Government’s policy of banning overseas buyers of existing homes has passed its third and final reading in the House.  

Former High Court Judge Sir Ronald Young has been appointed the next chair of the New Zealand Parole Board, Attorney-General David Parker announced today.

This Government is today launching its Trade for All agenda and inviting New Zealanders to have their say on what matters to them on trade policy and in trade agreements.

Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon Steven Ciobo MP and New Zealand Minister for Trade and Export Growth, Hon David Parker, have met in Auckland to strengthen trans-Tasman economic links under the Australia-New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement (CER).

The Government is establishing a new group to broaden the conversation with Māori on freshwater.

Associate Finance Minister David Parker said he is saddened by National’s attempts to amend the ban on foreign buyers to make it easier for the wealthiest foreigners to outbid New Zealanders.

Singapore has notified New Zealand it has completed its domestic procedures to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).  

The United Kingdom’s decision to launch public consultations on a Free Trade Agreement with New Zealand has been welcomed by Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker.  

Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker will hold talks with his Pacific Alliance counterparts in Mexico next week to seek further progress on a free trade agreement with the four-nation grouping.

New guidelines released today by Environment Minister David Parker are intended to assist councils in their monitoring, compliance and enforcement duties under the Resource Management Act. 

Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker has welcomed Japan’s early ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). 

A Bill bringing New Zealand’s ratification of the CPTPP a step closer had its first reading in Parliament today as Mexico becomes the first country to notify it has ratified the 11 member trade deal.

The Government will act immediately on some recommendations of the Land and Water Forum including prioritising action in the most “at-risk” catchments. 

An address to the Forest & Bird Annual Conference, Wellington, 23 June 2018

Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker and European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström have launched negotiations for a free trade agreement between New Zealand and the EU.

Tini Clark of Hamilton has been appointed a District Court Judge with a jury warrant to be based in Manukau, Attorney-General David Parker has announced.

The Bill putting in place the Government’s policy of banning overseas buyers of existing houses has been reported back to Parliament by the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee.

I am very pleased to join you today at the 24th Nikkei Forum, and to follow such illustrious speakers, to contribute a New Zealand perspective to this Forum.

New Zealand will urge regional leaders to defend the open international trading system, based on enforceable rules, at a meeting in Tokyo next week.

New figures showing a high level of overseas house buying in New Zealand’s least affordable areas vindicates the Government’s move to ban foreign buyers of existing homes, Associate Finance Minister David Parker says.

Applications open today for scholarships aimed at boosting the power of New Zealand’s business managers, with a change in focus from earlier years to include a wider range of Kiwi businesses. 

Plans that are easier to use and prepare under the Resource Management Act (RMA) have taken a step closer with the release of the first set of draft National Planning Standards.

A plan to help farmers and growers reduce their impact on fresh water, through good farming practices, has been launched today. 

Fortifying support for international trade rules and preparing the way for New Zealand’s free trade talks with the European Union are key aims for Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker during a visit to France and Germany next week.