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Government sets new clean water target
23 February 2017
The government aims to have 90 per cent of lakes and rivers safe for swimming by 2040, Environment Minister Nick Smith says New Zealand will be a world leader.
Customs minister holds talks in Beijing
Customs Minister Nicky Wagner is on her way to Beijing where she'll be talking to her Chinese counterpart about border management and joint operations....
Air NZ joins govt's panel for air travel
The national carrier would be another addition to the panel, which expanded the number of airlines government departments can fly with....
Amnesty report looks at NZ human rights
Maori prisoner numbers, child poverty and violence against women and girls in New Zealand have been raised in Amnesty International's report on human rights....
Ministry manager gets 3 years for fraud
A senior Ministry of Transport manager who defrauded the government department out of $726,000 has been handed a sentence of more than three years in jail....
Cannabis list sent to doctors, pharma
Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne has followed through on his promise to provide a list of approved medicinal cannabis products....
Social bond to help Kiwis back to work
The government has launched its first social bond programme, designed to get 1700 south Aucklanders with mental health issues back into the workforce....
Maori, Mana parties sign electorate deals
The Maori Party and the Mana Party have signed an agreement on electorate deals in the Maori seats....
Unions urge against Cadbury boycott
Unions are calling for consumers to not boycott Cadbury after the company announced it will close its Dunedin factory....
NZ Post first-half profit drops 19pc
New Zealand Post's first-half profit has dropped 19 per on the back of the sale of half its stake in Kiwibank....
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