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New Tekapo toilets open for business

Associate Tourism Minister Nicky Wagner today opened new toilet facilities in Tekapo, co-funded through the Government’s Regional Mid-sized Tourism Facilities Grant Fund.


Congratulations to Special Olympics team

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman and Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner say the New Zealand Special Olympics team should be extremely proud of its outstanding results at the 2017...


New Zealand commits to Fiji border security

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner is welcoming a commitment to help strengthen Fiji’s border security.


SmartGate one of the new measures to facilitate Chinese travel

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse and Customs Minister Nicky Wagner have today announced three new initiatives to make it easier for Chinese visitors to come to New Zealand.


Native geckos rehomed on pest-free Mana Island

Eight native lizards received a helping hand from Department of Conservation Director General, Lou Sanson today (Saturday, 25 March) when they were transferred to Mana Island near Wellington, as part...


It’s the Blind Foundation Red Puppy Appeal street collection day today and tomorrow.

A donation will help breed and train guide dog puppies so they can one day be the eyes of a New Zealander who is blind or has low vision.


Manuka Honey from DOC lands

Demand from groups wishing to put commercial beehives on conservation land has soared in the past few years, particularly those who are interested in capitalising on manuka honey production.