Posts Tagged ‘individuals’

Citizenship book highlights new Kiwis’ contribution to New Zealand

Comments Off | 02-7-2015

Internal Affairs Minister, Hon Peter Dunne, today launched a new book celebrating the value new New Zealanders add to our national identity. Launching the book, Choice Whiriwhiria: The New Zealand Citizenship Story, Mr Dunne said the book showcases the role of new New Zealanders in shaping the New Zealand of tomorrow.
“As our society changes and [...]

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$550,000 for international Golden Oldies event

Comments Off | 11-22-2014

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce today announced a Major Events Development Fund (MEDF) investment of $550,000 for an international Golden Oldies event to be held in Christchurch in 2018.
The Golden Oldies World Sports Festival is a month-long event that will attract masters age teams and individuals from across the world to participate in seven [...]

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Financial service provider regime improved

Comments Off | 07-6-2014

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Craig Foss today welcomed a range of new measures to strengthen the financial service provider registration and dispute resolution regime.
“We have made improvements to the financial service provider registration rules and introduced new powers to allow the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) to block the registration of financial service providers if [...]

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Targeted operations stops $26 million of ‘P’

Comments Off | 03-28-2014

Customs Minister Maurice Williamson today announced $26 million of methamphetamine or ‘P’ was stopped from reaching New Zealand’s streets following a series of targeted operations in late 2013.
From August to November, Customs intercepted 11.5kg of methamphetamine and about 117kg of precursors that included 91.5kg of Contac NT, and just over 17.5kg of iodine, pseudoephedrine and [...]

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