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State Owned Enterprises Minister Winston Peters and Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones reopened the Napier-Wairoa rail line in the Hawkes Bay today.
The Provincial Growth Fund will invest $2.074 million to repair erosion damage to the seawall at Westport Airport to ensure the airport is maintained as a crucial connection, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today.
The One Billion Trees Fund is ramping up native tree planting across the country as landowners take up nearly $1.5 million in planting grants, Forestry Minister Shane Jones says.
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.
Budget 2019 allocates $10.4 billion of the four-year capital allowance. This includes record investment in a 10-year school property modernisation programme, an investment plan to fix our hospitals and mental health facilities, and investments in KiwiRail and the Provincial Growth Fund.
The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is investing in tourism, transport, manufacturing and skills to help catalyse economic growth in the Otago region, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today.
Ministerial Diary April 2019
Connecting Northport to rail and enabling it to service Auckland bound freight can make a major contribution to the development of the region, said Associate Transport Minister Shane Jones when releasing the business case on Northland rail today.
The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is partnering with Eastern Bay of Plenty landowners to accelerate the development of horticulture and create year-round employment for up to 175 people over three years, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today.
The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is investing in three programmes to help unemployed people into future jobs generated by economic growth in the Bay of Plenty.
The Wellbeing Budget will enable further transformation of New Zealand’s forestry sector after the successful rollout of the Government’s One Billion Trees programme, Forestry Minister Shane Jones says.
An arrangement signed by New Zealand and China today paves the way for future forestry cooperation and boosting bilateral trade, Forestry Minister Shane Jones says.
The Government has published a prototype Infrastructure Pipeline, to show what projects will be delivered by major central government agencies over the next five years, Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones announced today.
Ministerial diary March 2019
The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is helping young people into jobs and supporting economic growth in Southland, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today.
The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will invest up to $4.3 million to help establish a state-of-the-art heavy machinery operator training centre in Northland to address skills shortages and grow jobs, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has announced today.
Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones has welcomed the first reading of the Bill to establish New Zealand’s Infrastructure Commission in Parliament today.
The Government’s One Billion Trees programme is realising economic, environmental and social benefits across regional New Zealand through its forestry joint venture agreements, just a year after it was launched, Forestry Minister Shane Jones announced today.
The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will invest up to $18.5 million in water storage to unlock land use potential in the Mid North, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones and Economic Development Minister David Parker announced today.
Northland is getting New Zealand’s first three Regional Digital Hubs (RDHs) to enable people to connect for business and accelerate economic development in the region, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today.
A $3.2m project to rebuild the Opononi seawall and improve the resilience of State Highway 12 in Northland will be welcomed by locals, says Associate Transport Minister Shane Jones.
Ministerial Diary February 2019
Changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) will see 89 million more trees planted in the coming years and an extra 45 million tonnes of carbon dioxide stored in New Zealand’s forests.