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A nationwide reflection for those killed in the Christchurch terror attack will be held tomorrow, , Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced.
Military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned in New Zealand under stronger new gun laws announced today, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.
Mr Speaker the 15th of March will now forever be a day etched in our collective memories. On a quiet Friday afternoon a man stormed into a place of peaceful worship and took away the lives of 50 people.
Good afternoon everyone.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, accompanied by the Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy and Parliament’s Speaker Trevor Mallard, have opened a national condolence book for victims of the Christchurch mosques terror attack.
Before I move to an operational update, I want to acknowledge that this is the first time I have spoken with you since a provisional list of missing people was released to families late last night.
I will give you an update on information that I have as at 3.30pm today.
I have just been briefed by officials and agency representatives and can provide the following update.
“I have now had the opportunity to be fully briefed with the details of the unprecedented events that took place in Christchurch this afternoon,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has expressed her horror at the events that are currently unfolding in Christchurch.
“This was an act of extraordinary and unprecedented violence. It has no place in New Zealand.
The Coalition Government is working on the final details of climate change legislation that will set New Zealand on the path to being carbon zero by 2050.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Education Minister Chris Hipkins have announced a major redevelopment of Ashburton College and Ellesmere College.
Eight outstanding students have been presented with inaugural forestry scholarships by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Forestry Minister Shane Jones at a special awards ceremony at the University of Canterbury.
The Government plans to stop the practice of ticket scalping, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi said today.
Incoming Chief Justice Helen Winkelmann has been appointed as a Dame Grand Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
A new group has been established to work on measures to help trans-Tasman businesses save time and money through improvements to their invoicing and payment systems.
Most weeks, following Cabinet, the Prime Minister holds a press conference for members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Minister of Civil Defence Kris Faafoi and Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor have confirmed further Government support for the Tasman community, to help small businesses and animal welfare orga
Fifteen months ago, in the Speech from the Throne, the Coalition Government outlined an ambitious programme designed to build a stronger and fairer country for all New Zealanders. Looking back over that time, we are proud of what has been achieved.
Good morning everyone.
I want to start by thanking Kirk and his Business New Zealand team for the invitation.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says far-reaching reform of vocational training will be a priority for the Government in 2019.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Minister of Civil Defence Kris Faafoi and Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor have confirmed initial Government support for the Tasman community for people affected by the fires.