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Christchurch Star Column — July 19

Since the first big quake in 2010, the Government has invested more than $14 billion in the rebuild and recovery of Christchurch and greater Canterbury.  Today, Canterbury’s population has topped...


Speech to the Beehive to Business event hosted by Wellington Chamber of Commerce and PwC

It’s a pleasure to be here at another Wellington Chamber of Commerce event, and thank you to PwC for hosting us this morning. Wellington is a thriving and culturally vibrant...


Praise for SCIRT but city work goes on

The work of the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) to repair Christchurch’s earthquake-damaged infrastructure is the focus of the latest dashboard released by Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky...


Every Kiwi Counts - Disability Issues Newsletter: July 2017

Hi everyone, I hope you’re all well and staying warm over the winter. There’s been some exciting news in the disabilities space, with New Zealand set to join the Marrakesh...


$528,000 New Zealand Cycle Trail boost

The Government is investing $528,000 in 12 new projects for the upkeep of the Great Rides of New Zealand Cycle Trail, Associate Tourism Minister Nicky Wagner announced today. The investment...


Maximising health and wellbeing in later life

A new video promoting the Healthy Ageing Strategy is all about maximising the health and wellbeing of older New Zealanders, Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says. Ms Wagner released the...


Three IPANZ 2017 Public Sector EXCELLENCE AWARDS for DOC

This year the Awards attracted a good number of entries from a large range of organisations. The winning and nominated projects showed that public sector innovation is making a real...


Quake insurance advisory service extended

Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner is welcoming the extension of the Residential Advisory Service (RAS).   The Government has approved $600,000...


Offer of reinstatement for Cathedral

Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner is today reiterating her commitment to finding an agreed solution for the ChristChurch Cathedral by releasing an offer of reinstatement.  “The Cathedral sits...


Major Christchurch rebuild milestone achieved

The completion of construction for the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) programme is a major rebuild milestone, the Government and Christchurch City Council say. Transport Minister Simon Bridges says...