PR.co.nz

Online Press Release Service for New Zealand  
Submission, publication, distribution and promotion of New Zealand online press releases.
Submit Your Press Release


Government Press Releases

E-Commerce arrangement with China to boost Digital Exports

Trade Minister Todd McClay says the electronic-commerce arrangement signed with China today will help New Zealand’s digital exports rise up the value chain and has the potential to be a big win for the wider digital economy.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

March 28th, 2017 at 8:47 am

Regions & Categories: Business,Government,New Zealand

PM has Launched Ambitious Trade Strategy

Prime Minister Bill English has today launched New Zealand’s updated trade strategy, Trade Agenda 2030, and reiterated the Government’s commitment to free trade.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

March 25th, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Regions & Categories: Export Industry,Government,New Zealand

GoShift to Simplify Building Consents Process

GoShift is an initiative involving more than 20 councils, from Western Bay of Plenty to Nelson, which aims to make the building consents process simpler and faster. The councils involved are already using the new GoShift building consents application forms and the online service is the next stage in the initiative.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

March 22nd, 2017 at 10:39 am

Regions & Categories: Construction,Government,New Zealand

National Summit on Family Violence

A national summit on family violence will be hosted by Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley in Wellington on June 7.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

March 21st, 2017 at 2:45 pm

Regions & Categories: Family,Government,New Zealand,Wellington

First Landlord Conviction under new Tenancy Law Reform

Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith has welcomed the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) Tenancy Compliance and Investigations Team’s first successful prosecution of a landlord for renting a substandard property, under the Government’s tenancy law reform passed last year.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

March 17th, 2017 at 2:31 pm

Regions & Categories: Auckland,Government,Housing,New Zealand

Southerners speak out on Electricity Transmission Pricing

Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt is buoyed by the Southern rally to correct what is seen in the South as a “gross injustice” in the way electricity transmission costs are calculated.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

March 15th, 2017 at 8:24 am

Regions & Categories: Energy,Government,Invercargill,New Zealand

Wellington First Home and Apartment Builders $5000 Rate Discount

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester has announced that a $5000 rates discount for first-home builders will take effect from July 1 and is being extended to cover new apartments.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

March 15th, 2017 at 8:21 am

Regions & Categories: Government,Housing,New Zealand,Wellington

Argument for Lifting NZ Super Age

Progressively lifting the age of entitlement to New Zealand Superannuation from 65 to 67 is the responsible and fair thing to do for New Zealand, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

March 7th, 2017 at 8:47 am

Regions & Categories: Government,New Zealand

Avoid Buying a Lemon of a Car

Knowing how to avoid common consumer pitfalls when buying a vehicle has been made simpler, with Consumer Protection’s new motor vehicle information programme launching today, says Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

March 6th, 2017 at 1:55 pm

Regions & Categories: Government,Motor Vehicles,New Zealand

UK pensions – are expat-Kiwis returning home and British immigrants missing out?

Six months after changes in the way the New Zealand Inland Revenue treats UK pensions, people appear to be unsure about the new rules, leading to a decrease in pension transfers from UK to NZ.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

December 7th, 2015 at 7:51 am

Regions & Categories: Auckland,Finance,Government

Topics: ,

Sosnoski Software delivers Apache open source enhancements for Dutch government

Auckland consulting company Sosnoski Software Associates Limited is please to announce the completion of enhancements to ApacheTM CXFTM open source software as commissioned by the government of the Netherlands.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

July 3rd, 2014 at 8:57 am

Culture Workshop on NZ govt Common Web Services syndicated procurement panel

Under the name Culture Workshop, Rebecca Cox has been selected as an Information Architect for the panel of service providers for the government Common Web Services syndicated procurement contract.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

September 13th, 2012 at 5:46 pm

Muffin Break’s Bean Poll Does It Again

When it came to predicting the big winners in Saturday’s general election, the beans had it. Not only did Muffin Break’s Bean Poll accurately predict the National Party win, but it also predicted big gains for the Green Party too.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

December 1st, 2011 at 6:34 am

Regions & Categories: Food,Government,New Zealand

$4 million for high-tech mapping programme

Research programme is launched that will provide high-tech mapping of forests, pastures, rivers and cities in New Zealand.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

August 12th, 2011 at 10:36 am

First stage of $83m Rotorua Hospital revamp opens

Tony Ryall, New Zealand Health Minister opens a brand new building at Rotorua Hospital which represents the completion of the first stage of the $83m re-development.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

July 30th, 2011 at 6:19 pm

NZ Aid for Humanitarian Crisis in Africa

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has today announced New Zealand will provide a total of NZ$2 million in response to the worsening humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa due to severe drought.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

July 19th, 2011 at 12:38 pm

Labour’s Tax Would Add to Crown Debt

Labour’s tax theories would leave a huge hole in taxpayers’ finances over the next 15 years and add $18.5 billion dollars to net Crown debt, Associate Finance Minister Steven Joyce says.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

July 18th, 2011 at 12:31 pm

Regions & Categories: Government,New Zealand,Tax

Financial Assistance for Leaky Home Owners

Owners of leaky homes can get their homes fixed faster following the third reading of the Weathertight Homes Resolution Services (Financial Assistance Package) Bill in Parliament today, Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson says.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

July 15th, 2011 at 6:03 am

Regions & Categories: Government,Housing,New Zealand

Film Co-Production Agreement with India

The New Zealand Film Commission says the signing of a Film Co-Production Agreement is great news for the local industry.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

July 5th, 2011 at 6:32 am

Regions & Categories: Film,Government,India,New Zealand

Latest Christchurch land information released

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the announcement today of zones of land damage in greater Christchurch is the most up-to-date information that can be provided.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

June 23rd, 2011 at 3:25 pm