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Customs | Disability Issues
Sat 11 Jun 2016
Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner today departs to the United States to support New Zealand’s candidate for election to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, engage with international experts on the employment of disabled people, and discuss emerging international border security trends with Homeland Security. ...
Customs | Disability Issues
Sat 11 Jun 2016
Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner today departs to the United States to support New Zealand’s candidate for election to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, engage with international experts on the employment of disabled people, and discuss emerging international border security trends with Homeland Security. ...
Disability Issues
Thu 9 Jun 2016
Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner has congratulated the Parliamentary Service on their outstanding work in making Parliament more accessible for disabled people. “Over the past year, Parliamentary Service has introduced a significant range of additions to the Parliamentary complex to make it easier for disabled people to use the facilities,” Ms Wagner says. ...
Disability Issues
Thu 9 Jun 2016
Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner has congratulated the Parliamentary Service on their outstanding work in making Parliament more accessible for disabled people. “Over the past year, Parliamentary Service has introduced a significant range of additions to the Parliamentary complex to make it easier for disabled people to use the facilities,” Ms Wagner says. ...
Customs
Wed 8 Jun 2016
Customs Minister Nicky Wagner is encouraging exporters to use Customs’ business outreach programme to help them make the most of the Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) New Zealand has. “The programme reaches out to manufacturers and exporters at the grassroots level, mainly small to medium companies, to support and advise them on how to maximise the competitiveness of their goods offshore,” Ms Wagner says. ...
Customs
Wed 8 Jun 2016
Customs Minister Nicky Wagner is encouraging exporters to use Customs’ business outreach programme to help them make the most of the Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) New Zealand has. “The programme reaches out to manufacturers and exporters at the grassroots level, mainly small to medium companies, to support and advise them on how to maximise the competitiveness of their goods offshore,” Ms Wagner says. ...
Disability Issues
Mon 6 Jun 2016
Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner congratulates those who have been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours for their contribution to the disabled community. “This year’s recipients have been recognised across a wide range of areas including Paralympic sport, foster care, special education and support services for disabled people,” Ms Wagner says. “I congratulate all the recipients on their outstanding contribution to the disability sector. ...
Disability Issues
Mon 6 Jun 2016
Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner congratulates those who have been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours for their contribution to the disabled community. “This year’s recipients have been recognised across a wide range of areas including Paralympic sport, foster care, special education and support services for disabled people,” Ms Wagner says. “I congratulate all the recipients on their outstanding contribution to the disability sector. ...
Budget 2016 | Customs
Wed 1 Jun 2016
Budget 2016 will support the implementation of a new Customs and Excise Act to ensure that systems and processes are in place to maximise the benefits says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner. “The Government is investing $8.2 million to ensure the effective delivery of a modernised Customs and Excise Act and supporting regulations by developing systems, processes and services to accommodate the changes,” Ms Wagner says. ...
Budget 2016 | Customs
Wed 1 Jun 2016
Budget 2016 will support the implementation of a new Customs and Excise Act to ensure that systems and processes are in place to maximise the benefits says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner. “The Government is investing $8.2 million to ensure the effective delivery of a modernised Customs and Excise Act and supporting regulations by developing systems, processes and services to accommodate the changes,” Ms Wagner says. ...
Customs
Tue 31 May 2016
Budget 2016 is investing 1.5 million over two years into export security initiatives and $7.1 million over four years to reduce compliance costs, speed up border clearances and increase the effectiveness of risk assessment tools say Customs Minister Nicky Wagner. “International trade is vital to New Zealand’s economy. Trade volumes are forecast to grow by 30% between 2015 and 2020. That is why it is important for our borders to become more streamlined while increasing our risk assessment capabilities,” Ms Wagner says. ...
Customs
Tue 31 May 2016
Budget 2016 is investing 1.5 million over two years into export security initiatives and $7.1 million over four years to reduce compliance costs, speed up border clearances and increase the effectiveness of risk assessment tools say Customs Minister Nicky Wagner. “International trade is vital to New Zealand’s economy. Trade volumes are forecast to grow by 30% between 2015 and 2020. That is why it is important for our borders to become more streamlined while increasing our risk assessment capabilities,” Ms Wagner says. ...