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Second phase of Tui Oil Field decommissioning under way 01 April 2022

Specialist deep-sea divers have this week started work off the Taranaki coast to kickstart the second phase of the decommissioning of the Tui Oil Field which is being overseen by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

Greater clarity and protection for incorporated societies passes into law 31 March 2022

Parliament has today updated legislation that will bring greater clarity and protection for New Zealand’s approximately 24,000 incorporated societies.

Stronger regulation to promote competition passes third reading 31 March 2022

The Commerce Amendment Bill, which introduces a package of reforms to better regulate anti-competitive practices, has passed its third reading in Parliament.

A new registration and licensing regime for engineers 24 March 2022

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has announced that Cabinet has agreed to progress with a new regulatory regime for professional engineers.

Government clean energy fund to slash power bills for more Māori and public homes 24 March 2022

Hundreds more households living in Māori and public homes are set to benefit from locally generated, clean power under the government fund set up to trial small-scale renewable energy projects.

New measures will combat the misuse of NZ companies 22 March 2022

New measures announced today will increase transparency and combat the misuse of New Zealand companies to disguise criminal activity.

Tourism Kick-start Fund opens on 1 April 17 March 2022

Tourism businesses in the 5 South Island communities most reliant on international visitors will be able to apply for support from the $49 million Tourism Kick-start Fund initiative on 1 April.

Support for Matariki events in Te Waipounamu South Island 11 March 2022

Two exciting events in Te Waipounamu South Island with a focus on Matariki are the latest recipients of investment and support from the Creative and Cultural Events Incubator.

Govt proposes initial changes to lending requirements 11 March 2022

Initial proposed changes to lending requirements announced by the Government today will help New Zealanders acquire credit safely and responsibly.

Renewable electricity generation hits 26-year high 10 March 2022

The share of electricity generated from renewable sources hit a 26-year high in the final quarter of 2021 after sizeable increases hydro and wind generation, according to data published today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.