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Tuesday, 6 December 2011
3:28PM
Gallantry awards richly deserved by NZ soldiers Gallantry awards being presented today highlight the courage and professionalism of New Zealand forces serving in Afghanistan, Defence Minister Wayne Mapp said today. 291 views

2:02PM
First of new NH90 helicopters arrive for RNZAF Two new NH90 helicopters will arrive at Ohakea at 9.30am, after being airlifted from France on board an Antonov AN 124 transport aircraft, Defence Minister Wayne Mapp said today. 458 views

Wednesday, 23 November 2011
2:08PM
$2.4 m for research interns for business this summer An extra 140 undergraduate students will be funded to do research and development projects for New Zealand businesses this summer, Science and Innovation Minister Wayne Mapp announced today. 116 views

Tuesday, 15 November 2011
4:32PM
Retired Skyhawk fighters go to American buyer Defence Minister Wayne Mapp has announced that a United States company, JDI Holdings, is going to buy the eight remaining Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) retired Skyhawk fighters. 224 views

Thursday, 3 November 2011
1:36PM
'Powering Innovation' sets pathway for growth "Ramping up New Zealand's innovation potential across the high-tech manufacturing and services sectors will be a major catalyst for New Zealand's future growth," says Science and Innovation Minster Wayne Mapp. 121 views

Monday, 31 October 2011
7:48PM
Minister in Singapore for Defence, Science Dr Wayne Mapp is travelling to Singapore today to represent New Zealand at the 40th anniversary of the Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA). 197 views

Friday, 28 October 2011
6:26PM
Incubators get funding to support high-tech start-ups Emerging high-tech businesses will get a hand up at a crucial time in their development, Science and Innovation Minister Wayne Mapp announced today. 163 views

6:22PM
Navy team joins maritime security taskforce New Zealand is sending five Navy personnel to join Australian forces fighting terrorism and piracy in the Indian Ocean, said Defence Minister Wayne Mapp. 144 views

Wednesday, 26 October 2011
12:27PM
International recognition for NZ geothermal expertise New Zealand has been accepted as a member of the International Partnership for Geothermal Technology, announced Science and Innovation Minister Wayne Mapp. 119 views

Friday, 21 October 2011
7:01PM
Minister of Defence releases detainees report A report on the implications for the NZSAS when the Afghan National Police Crisis Response Unit (CRU) detains Afghan nationals was released today by Defence Minister Wayne Mapp. 213 views

Wednesday, 19 October 2011
6:46PM
Bill to support a 21st century Defence Force A Bill to modernise management of the Defence Force was introduced to Parliament today by Defence Minister Wayne Mapp. 108 views

Wednesday, 12 October 2011
3:04PM
New Auckland waterfront home for high-tech stars A world-class facility in Auckland that will house business incubators, research and development institutions, and business development providers, was announced today by Science and Innovation Minister Wayne Mapp and Auckland Mayor Len Brown. 179 views

Thursday, 6 October 2011
12:47PM
Government gives $54 million for science excellence New Zealand’s best researchers have been awarded $53.8 million in Marsden Fund grants, Science and Innovation Minister Wayne Mapp announced today. 88 views

Tuesday, 4 October 2011
12:50PM
Gallantry awards honour great courage Each of the New Zealand Gallantry Awards announced today represents an act of great courage by a New Zealand soldier, said Defence Minister Wayne Mapp. 226 views

12:49PM
Government helps students' light shine Science and Innovation Minister Dr Wayne Mapp has praised Victoria University of Wellington students whose energy efficient ‘First Light’ bach finished third at the Solar Decathlon in Washington DC yesterday (October 2, 2011). 116 views

Monday, 3 October 2011
2:22PM
New era in RNZAF advanced pilot training signalled The Minister of Defence, Wayne Mapp, has announced moves to develop a new advanced pilot training capability for the RNZAF. 171 views

2:04PM
Defence Capability Plan launched The Minister of Defence, Wayne Mapp, today launched the new Defence Capability Plan. 111 views

Friday, 30 September 2011
2:50AM
Afghanistan mission must go on, says Minister Defence Minister Wayne Mapp has paid tribute to Lance-Corporal Leon Smith, the SAS trooper killed in Afghanistan yesterday. 93 views

Wednesday, 28 September 2011
4:27PM
Minister offers aroha, condolences, to family of killed SAS trooper The Minister of Defence, Wayne Mapp, has expressed his deep sympathy for the family of an SAS soldier killed in Afghanistan today. 128 views

Tuesday, 27 September 2011
1:08PM
New funding strengthens research collaboration with Japan Two research projects awarded a total of $1 million in funding will strengthen collaborative research relationships between New Zealand and Japan, Science and Innovation Minister Wayne Mapp announced today. 105 views

Thursday, 15 September 2011
2:07PM
$1.8m boost for online game developer SmallWorlds The Government is giving online game developer SmallWorlds $1.8 million to help realise its global growth prospects through research and development, Science and Innovation Minister Wayne Mapp announced today. 221 views

Wednesday, 14 September 2011
1:38PM
$1.28m for top talent to try out high-tech jobs About 200 of our best scientific, engineering and technology undergraduate students will get a taste of working for innovative high-tech businesses this summer, announced Science and Innovation Minister Wayne Mapp today. 120 views

Tuesday, 13 September 2011
9:23PM
New Zealand to host ag-biotech international conference The Government is investing $100,000 to bring international agricultural biotechnology experts to New Zealand next year, Minister of Science and Innovation Wayne Mapp announced today. 122 views

Monday, 12 September 2011
4:32PM
Closer ties with UK on science and innovation Stronger links with the United Kingdom on science and innovation matters will result from an agreement signed today, Minister of Science and Innovation Wayne Mapp said. 254 views

Friday, 9 September 2011
7:13PM
NZ set for closer defence ties with Timor-Leste Today marked a new step in the defence relationship between New Zealand and the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, said Defence Minister Wayne Mapp after the two countries signed a bilateral Defence Cooperation Arrangement. 169 views

Thursday, 8 September 2011
3:35PM
New Zealander to lead Sinai force for further year Exemplary service by the New Zealand head of the UN-mandated force in the Sinai has led to him being asked to stay on, Defence Minister Wayne Mapp announced today. 114 views

Monday, 22 August 2011
3:14PM
Condolences to family of Corporal Doug Grant The Minister of Defence, Dr Wayne Mapp, has extended his deepest sympathy to the family of Corporal Doug Grant, who was killed in Afghanistan on Friday. 226 views

Thursday, 18 August 2011
8:24PM
$7 million upgrade planned for Kauri Point New igloo-type ammunition storage bunkers, upgraded security systems and a modern explosive processing facility are planned for the Defence Force’s Kauri Point facility, Defence Minister Wayne Mapp announced today. 150 views

Wednesday, 17 August 2011
4:44PM
Million dollar fast track for digital technology entrepreneurs Boosting New Zealand’s digital technologies industry is behind a new talent development programme and a high-tech hub in San Francisco announced today by Science and Innovation Minister Dr Wayne Mapp. 192 views

Thursday, 11 August 2011
4:16PM
$4 million for high-tech mapping programme High-tech mapping of New Zealand’s forests, pastures, rivers and cities will result from a research programme announced today by Environment Minister Nick Smith and Science and Innovation Minister Wayne Mapp. 217 views



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