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MBIE seeks data scientists for Singapore bilateral research scoping workshop 09 July 2019

MBIE is seeking data science researchers who are interested in attending a 2-day workshop in Singapore in October 2019 and representing the interests of the New Zealand data science sector.

New Zealand will not pursue associate membership in the SKA Observatory 02 July 2019

The Government has decided that New Zealand will not join the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Observatory as an associate member.

NZSL Video Interpreting Service now available at weekends 01 July 2019

The Video Interpreting Service, which allows people using New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) to phone others by using a NZSL interpreter, is now available at weekends.

Building national pride and celebrating Kiwi culture through Major Events 01 July 2019

Expressions of Interest for the new look Major Events Fund are being welcomed from 1 July 2019. The Fund has a new direction that will see it prioritise events that build national pride and celebrate New Zealand culture, as well as having a greater focus on arts and cultural events.

Strengthening our ties with our Chinese whānau 27 June 2019

Deepening our bilateral relationship and creating an enduring legacy of the China-New Zealand Year of Tourism, is the backbone of an updated Tourism Cooperation Arrangement between Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and Minister of Culture and Tourism China.

Incorporated Societies Bill closer to introduction 26 June 2019

The Government has agreed to update legislation that applies to the more than 23,000 incorporated societies that operate in New Zealand.

New law expands workplace personal grievance options 26 June 2019

A new law, passed by Parliament today, expands the ability of workers in triangular employment situations to raise personal grievance claims.

New pilot enables Space Agency to track satellites launched from NZ 26 June 2019

The New Zealand Space Agency (NZSA) is continuing to build its capability as a regulator of space activity with a new pilot project which allows officials to see real-time information on the orbital position of satellites launched from New Zealand.

MBIE to review AgResearch's science capability 19 June 2019

MBIE is currently appointing a panel that will review AgResearch's science capability as part of a funding agreement for a new work programme.

Unlicensed builders fined for restricted building work 19 June 2019

Two unlicensed builders have been sentenced in separate cases relating to carrying out restricted building work without being licensed.