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  • Four new economic partnerships signed with Japan

    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern welcomed the signing of four new innovation partnerships between New Zealand and Japanese entities today after speaking at a business luncheon in Tokyo aimed at increasing investment in New Zealand.

    The event was hosted by the Japan New Zealand Business Council and the Australia New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan.

    The partnerships cover:

  • Funding boost for Technology Incubators

    New Zealand Technology Incubators will receive an extra $9 million in Government funding to support businesses to scale up and commercialise their ideas, says Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods.

    The new funding injection demonstrates the Government’s commitment to promoting the commercialisation of advanced technologies from New Zealand’s public research organisations.

  • New Zealand-Japan relationship strengthened

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe have agreed to further strengthen the Strategic Cooperative Partnership between the countries.

    “Japan is increasingly one of New Zealand’s most important partners in the world. We are close friends who share common values and interests,” Jacinda Ardern said.

  • eGates open to Japanese travelers

    Minister of Customs Jenny Salesa has welcomed the extension of eGate access for eligible Japanese ePassport holders when arriving and departing New Zealand.

    The expansion of eGate access was highlighted by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe today in Tokyo.

  • New Zealand-Japan relationship strengthened

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe have agreed to further strengthen the Strategic Cooperative Partnership between the countries.

    “Japan is increasingly one of New Zealand’s most important partners in the world. We are close friends who share common values and interests,” Jacinda Ardern said.

  • NZTA Board refreshed and refocused

    Transport Minister Phil Twyford today announced the appointment of five new members to the NZ Transport Agency Board.

    Phil Twyford said they will work under the strong leadership of Chair Sir Brian Roche to deliver the Government’s transformative agenda along with a stronger regulatory focus.

  • Government delivers plan for world-leading aquaculture industry

    The Government will work alongside the aquaculture industry to deliver economic growth and jobs for the regions as part of an ambitious goal for it to become a $3 billion industry by 2035.

  • Fraser Whineray to chair PM’s Business Advisory Council

    Mercury chief executive Fraser Whineray has been named as the new chair of the Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Council (BAC).

    He replaces outgoing Air New Zealand boss Christopher Luxon.

    The Prime Minister established the Council last year to:

  • Government releases first national voluntary emissions offset guidelines

    Minister for Climate Change James Shaw has today released New Zealand’s first national guidance for local businesses to voluntarily offset their emissions.

    “There is huge appetite in New Zealand to act on climate change and reach net zero carbon dioxide emissions as a country”, James Shaw said today.

  • Prime Minister to visit Japan and attend the UN General Assembly

    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern travels to Tokyo later this week for an official Summit meeting with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and to promote trade, economic and tourism opportunities. 

    Japan is the world’s third largest economy and our fourth largest trading partner with two-way trade worth $8.8 billion a year.  

  • Helping regions fill skills shortages while ensuring Kiwis come first

    The Government is making progress on building an inclusive, sustainable and productive economy by helping regions and businesses get the workers they need with a new temporary work visa process, announced today by Minister of Immigration Iain Lees-Galloway.

  • Changes to employer-assisted temporary work visas

    The Government has announced a number of changes to the employer-assisted temporary work visa system that will affect employer wanting to recruit temporary foreign workers. The changes aim to improve the temporary work visa system by ensuring that foreign workers are only recruited for genuine shortages, while also providing incentives for employers to employ and train more New Zealanders.

    The changes include:

  • KiwiSaver provider Booster tests waters with NZX listing of private property trust

    KiwiSaver and financial services provider Booster is eyeing further listings to give investors exposure to privately held businesses and assets through public markets.

  • Trans-Tasman Single Economic Market Ministers’ Meeting

    Australian and New Zealand Ministers met in Auckland on 13 September 2019 to advance the Single Economic Market (SEM) agenda, building on the success of the Australia New Zealand Closer Economic Relations (CER) Trade Agreement.

  • New Zealand contributes to cyber security capacity building in the Pacific

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters and Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Kris Faafoi today announced a new initiative to support Pacific countries to respond to cyber security risks in the region.

  • Minister of Defence to meet Australian Minister for International Development and the Pacific

    Minister of Defence Ron Mark will meet with Australia’s Minister for International Development and the Pacific, and Assistant Minister of Defence, Alex Hawke in Auckland tomorrow.

  • Coal use declines as gas generation recovers

    The amount of electricity generated from coal dropped significantly in the second quarter of the year as gas supply began returning to normal levels, according to the New Zealand Energy Quarterly released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

  • More Government EVs get the green light

    The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is seeking to offer agencies greater choice of electric vehicles and electric vehicle suppliers.

  • Minister announces multi-agency response to identify risks from legacy landfills

    Risks from existing and legacy landfills will be identified in a multi-agency project led by the Ministry for the Environment and 16 regional councils, in collaboration with Local Government New Zealand and the Department of Conservation announced Associate Minister for the Environment Eugenie Sage today.

  • Better safeguards for Commercial Video On-Demand viewers

    Classifying on-demand video content will be made mandatory to bring it in line with other media and provide better guidance and protections to families and young people, says Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin.

  • More Government EVs get the green light

    The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is seeking to offer agencies greater choice of electric vehicles and electric vehicle suppliers.

  • Te Reo revitalisation for next generation

    The Minister for Māori Development, Hon Nanaia Mahuta says increasing the number of rangatahi who can speak te reo Māori is crucial for the future of the language. 

    As Te Wiki o te Reo Māori begins, she is encouraging rangatahi across Aotearoa New Zealand to give life to the theme of the week, Kia Kaha te Reo Māori.  

  • Suicide Prevention Office to drive action to save lives

    The Government has announced a Suicide Prevention Office will be established to coordinate action already underway to reduce New Zealand’s historically high rate of suicide.

    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Health Minister David Clark have today released Every Life Matters - The Suicide Prevention Strategy 2019–2029 and Action Plan 2019–2024 for Aotearoa New Zealand.

  • Minister welcomes strong Māori voice at top table of Corrections

    The appointment of Topia Rameka as the Deputy Chief Executive – Māori at Ara Poutama Aotearoa is an important step in Corrections’ commitment to working with Māori to tackle the long-term challenge of Māori reoffending and imprisonment, Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis announced today.

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