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Further investment to improve freedom camping 17 May 2019

Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis today announced that an additional $8 million is being made available to help encourage responsible camping across the country.

Space is the new frontier – what are the opportunities for New Zealand? 17 May 2019

The New Zealand Space Agency and SpaceBase will run three public panels on the future of space for New Zealand during Techweek 2019.

Enriching New Zealand-Aotearoa through sustainable tourism growth 16 May 2019

Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis and Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage, have today released a new Tourism Strategy that aims to enrich New Zealand-Aotearoa through sustainable tourism growth.

Job advertisements fell slightly in April 15 May 2019

The number of online job advertisements fell slightly by 0.1 per cent in the month of April 2019, but rose by 0.8 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online monthly data release.

Input sought on proposed Gas Act changes 15 May 2019

The release of a discussion document on potential amendments to the Gas Act 1992 that seeks to address specific issues and to ensure it is fit-for-purpose has been announced by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

NZ Space Scholarship recipients announced 15 May 2019

Four New Zealand tertiary students have been accepted into the NASA International Internship Programme and awarded the New Zealand Space Scholarship by Economic Development Minister David Parker at an award ceremony in Wellington on Monday night.

Select Committee reports back on pay equity bill 14 May 2019

The Select Committee has issued its report on the Equal Pay Amendment Bill, detailing changes to ensure the pay equity framework in the Bill is workable for all parties.

Boosting small business uptake of ICT 10 May 2019

Many small enterprises in New Zealand are not taking advantage of the wide range of information and communication technologies (ICT) available to them, and the ways ICT can improve their business. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has been running a pilot project to encourage small businesses to increase their use of digital technologies.

Science and the development of NZS 8510:2017 – Policy outcome 08 May 2019

Following joint work between the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor (PMCSA) and the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment (MBIE) on the science-focussed elements of future standards development, Standards New Zealand will now seek the involvement of the MBIE Chief Science Advisor when developing new standards or revising existing standards which include new or unsettled science.

New code of conduct sets standards across the financial advice industry 07 May 2019

Minister for Commerce and Consumer Affairs has approved a code of conduct that sets new standards across the financial advice industry.