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Sustained high growth in primary industry exports looks set to continue over the next two years with strong prices predicted for farmers, fishers, growers and rural communities.

The Minister of Police Stuart Nash says his sympathies are with the family of a man who died after being shot by Police in Kurow.

Small businesses who deal with government departments are set to be paid faster and have improved cash flow as a result, under a new strategy released today.

Foreign-based parents who avoid their child support obligations in New Zealand are being targeted in a change that will make it easier for Inland Revenue to collect money owed.

Police Minister Stuart Nash has offered his sympathies to the family of the man shot by Police today in Tauranga.

The Coalition commitment to add 1800 new Police officers to frontline policing has been achieved with the graduation of 59 constables from the Royal New Zealand Police College today.

A proposed national plan of action to reduce the number of seabirds caught in fisheries is being circulated for public feedback.

Streamlined payment practices are a step closer for Kiwi businesses with the formal launch of New Zealand’s e-Invoicing framework.

Groups involved with innovative fisheries research projects are encouraged to apply for government support in the latest funding round from the Sustainable Food and Fibre Futures programme.

Controls on assault rifles and semi-automatic firearms are to be broadened to include some types of pistols, under changes to a bill currently making its way through Parliament.

Tougher gun laws designed to improve public safety through firearms prohibition orders are proposed in a new document released for public input.

A new initiative to better support small businesses through hands-on mentoring and advice has been launched by the Minister for Small Business.

An innovative approach to boosting the number of frontline Police has seen 20 new officers graduate from one of the uncommon training wings in Auckland.

Thank you for this opportunity to be with you today to help launch Te Huringa o Te Tai strategy that sets out a pathway for Police in leadership with Iwi Māori, to achieve the aspirations of Māori whānau.

Police Minister Stuart Nash has issued a reminder that time is running out for gun owners to take part in the firearms amnesty and buyback.

The Minister of Police Stuart Nash says National has just reheated old ideas with its latest policy release.

The Minister of Police Stuart Nash says efforts to enhance diversity in the workforce have taken another step forward with the graduation today of 59 new constables.

Police Minister Stuart Nash says the safety of frontline officers and members of the public will be the focus of a new trial of specialist Police response teams in three of our largest urban centres.

The Minister of Fisheries is calling for entries for a new public award to celebrate innovation in our seafood sector.

"Let’s start by acknowledging that it has been a huge year."

Police Association Annual Conference

Commercial catch limits for tarakihi will be reduced by a further 10 per cent as part of a package of measures to ensure sustainability of a number of fish stocks around the country.

The number of frontline Police officers has been boosted by 78 with the graduation today of the latest recruit wing from the Royal New Zealand Police College.

Five hundred small businesses have now benefitted from government-funded safety measures under a crime prevention initiative to reduce the risk of aggravated robberies in dairies, liquor stores and petrol stations.

Speechnotes for the First Reading of the Arms Legislation Bill, Parliament

Introduction and overview

Mr Speaker