Posts Tagged ‘democratic’

$5.1m allocated to more anti-drug initiatives

Comments Off | 12-16-2015

Prime Minister John Key has announced over $5 million worth of assets seized from criminals will be invested in anti-drug initiatives.
A total of 13 initiatives will receive a share of the $5.105 million made available in the latest round of funding under the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act.
Details of the funding were announced today along [...]

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NZ welcomes Myanmar’s historic election

Comments Off | 11-17-2015

Acting Foreign Minister John Key has welcomed the peaceful conduct of Myanmar’s election on November 8.
“The election is an important milestone in Myanmar’s democratic transition, which now needs to be maintained by all parties respecting the will of the voters,” Mr Key says.
“We commend the people of Myanmar, the candidates, and the country’s electoral authorities [...]

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Refinements to Auckland Unitary Plan process announced

Comments Off | 09-22-2015

A Bill will be introduced to Parliament to give the Auckland Unitary Plan Independent Hearings Panel more flexibility and help it meet its statutory deadline, Environment and Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Auckland Mayor Len Brown announced today.
“This Bill is needed to maintain the momentum of lifting Auckland’s housing supply. The [...]

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NZ support to re-establish Fiji Parliament

Comments Off | 04-11-2014

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced that New Zealand will provide $1.5 million towards a project aimed at re-establishing and strengthening Fiji’s parliament.
“New Zealand is strongly supportive of Fiji’s moves to hold free and fair elections in September,” Mr McCully says.
“We also recognise that some of the institutions needed to underpin the return to democratic [...]

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