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Prime Minister congratulates President Joe Biden on his inauguration

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has congratulated President Joe Biden on his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States of America. “I look forward to building a close relationship with President Biden and working with him on issues that matter to both our countries,” Jacinda Ardern said. “New Zealand and the United States have […]readmore

Government achieves 50 percent women on state boards

Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter announced today that the Government has reached its target of 50 percent on women on state sector board and committees – setting a new record level of women on state sector boards. “This Government is committed to having more women in leadership roles – we have increased women on […]readmore

New Zealand moves to Alert Level 1

All restrictions lifted from midnight Monday ·         Borders remain closed with mandatory isolation and quarantine remaining our first line of defence ·         People asked to maintain diaries in the event of a second wave New Zealand will move to Covid-19 Alert Level 1 at 11:59pm on Monday 8 June, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced. There are […]readmore

Covid-19 response: New legal framework as move to Alert Level

A new law providing a legal framework for Covid-19 Alert Level 2 will be introduced and debated next week. “The changes will ensure that controls on gatherings of people and physical distancing are still enforceable,” Attorney-General David Parker said. Enforceability to date has relied on the Epidemic Notice, the Health Act and the Civil Defence […]readmore