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Thursday, 14 August 2008
Diplomacy 7:02PM
Ill health forces NZ High Commissioner to Cooks to resign

New Zealand’s High Commissioner to the Cook Islands, Brian Donnelly, has resigned due to ill health, Foreign Minister Winston Peters announced today.

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Wednesday, 30 July 2008
Politics 12:57AM
SuperGold Card directory updated

The release of an updated SuperGold Card directory, which will be delivered to more than half a million senior New Zealanders, has been welcomed by Associate Senior Citizens Minister Winston Peters today

"The new directory contains more than 850 business partners offering a variety of discounts across a wide range of goods and services," said Mr Peters.

1408 views

Aid 12:56AM
More food aid for North Korea

New Zealand will contribute an additional $500,000 towards United Nations efforts to address food shortages in North Korea, Foreign Minister Winston Peters announced today.

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Thursday, 24 July 2008
Diplomacy 6:27PM
NZ to appoint Ambassador to ASEAN

New Zealand will appoint an Ambassador to the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), says Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters.

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Aid 6:23PM
Peters announces additional cyclone aid to Myanmar

New Zealand will provide a further $2 million for ongoing relief efforts in Myanmar, announced Foreign Minister Winston Peters today.

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Saturday, 19 July 2008
Diplomacy 5:10PM
Peters to attend ASEAN meetings in Singapore

Foreign Minister Winston Peters will attend the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Post Ministerial Conference and ASEAN Regional Forum in Singapore next week, followed by meetings with South West Pacific Dialogue partners and East Asia Summit foreign ministers.

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Wednesday, 16 July 2008
Diplomacy 7:07PM
US Secretary of State to visit New Zealand

United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is to visit New Zealand in late July, Foreign Minister Winston Peters announced today.

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Aid 7:04PM
NZ and PNG Sign New Aid Strategy

New Zealand is to increase its development work in Papua New Guinea, with the focus on health, education and economic growth, Foreign Minister Winston Peters announced today.

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Saturday, 12 July 2008
Diplomacy 6:09AM
Forum Ministerial Group to visit Fiji

Assisting Fiji to return to democratic rule is the aim of next week’s visit by the Forum Ministerial Contact Group, Foreign Minister Winston Peters said today.

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Friday, 11 July 2008
Health 12:59AM
NZ to help nursing in Pacific

New Zealand will contribute $4.5 million over three years to the World Health Organization (WHO) to support and strengthen nursing in the Pacific, Foreign Minister Winston Peters announced today.

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Wednesday, 9 July 2008
Horse Racing 5:15PM
Peters announces second round of racing safety grants

Fifteen race course projects have been given a total of $425,000 in the latest round of safety grants, Racing Minister Winston Peters announced today. 

The grants form the second round of the Racing Safety Development Fund, which offers up to $1 million each year to match dollar-for-dollar contributions from racing clubs for projects that enhance the safety and quality of racecourse facilities

“Racecourse health and safety issues are wide-ranging, and this is reflected in the projects that have received grants in its first year,” Mr Peters said.

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Friday, 4 July 2008
Politics 12:15AM
Peters welcomes Governor of Guam

Governor Felix P Camacho will outline business opportunities for New Zealand companies in Guam during his visit here, Foreign Minister Winston Peters said today.

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Wednesday, 2 July 2008
Diplomacy 12:26AM
Peters names new Ambassador to Brazil

New Zealand’s next Ambassador to Brazil will be career diplomat Mark Trainor, Foreign Minister Winston Peters announced today.

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Wednesday, 25 June 2008
Diplomacy 6:22PM
Peters names Consul-General for Melbourne

Career diplomat Rob Hole will be New Zealand’s new Consul-General in Melbourne, Foreign Minister Winston Peters announced today.

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Wednesday, 18 June 2008
Aid 7:54PM
NZ assistance for Vanuatu education

New Zealand is providing $4 million to help Vanuatu ensure all children receive quality basic education, Foreign Minister Winston Peters announced today.

464 views

Tuesday, 17 June 2008
News 5:31PM
NZ launches UN Human Rights Council campaign website

New Zealand’s bid for election to the United Nations Human Rights Council took another step forward today with the launch of a campaign website, Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters said.

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Wednesday, 11 June 2008
Politics 5:14PM
Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum

WELLINGTON — Political and business heavyweights from both sides of the Tasman will meet in Wellington on Friday and Saturday for the annual Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum, Foreign Minister Winston Peters said today.

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Friday, 6 June 2008
Diplomacy 3:29PM
Peters names new Ambassador to Madrid

New Zealand’s next Ambassador to Spain will be career diplomat Rob Moore-Jones, Foreign Minister Winston Peters announced today.

566 views

Wednesday, 4 June 2008
Politics 5:14PM
More World Class Managers

Three awards to create more world class managers were announced today by Economic Development Minister Pete Hodgson at the launch of a campaign to raise business awareness of the opportunities available to improve their management skills. 

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Aid 5:12PM
NZ to make major food aid contribution

New Zealand will contribute $9.5 million to the international response to the global food crisis, Foreign Minister Winston Peters announced today.

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Tuesday, 3 June 2008
Diplomacy 5:11PM
Peters announces Consul-General for Brisbane

Career diplomat Nick Hurley will be New Zealand’s Consul-General in Brisbane, Foreign Minister Winston Peters announced today.

524 views

Friday, 23 May 2008
Community 4:40PM
SuperGold benefits for travel, hearing aids

SuperGold Card holders will reap the rewards of government enhancements in this year’s Budget, Associate Minister of Senior Citizens Winston Peters announced today.

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Diplomacy 4:31PM
Boosting relationships in Asia and the Pacific

Budget 2008 will help New Zealand strengthen its key relationships in Asia and in the Pacific by investing in the Pacific Cooperation Foundation and the Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Minister Winston Peters announced today.

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Diplomacy 12:49AM
Boosting relationships in Asia and the Pacific

Budget 2008 will help New Zealand strengthen its key relationships in Asia and in the Pacific by investing in the Pacific Cooperation Foundation and the Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Minister Winston Peters announced today.

713 views

Politics 12:46AM
SuperGold benefits for travel, hearing aids

SuperGold Card holders will reap the rewards of government enhancements in this year’s Budget, Associate Minister of Senior Citizens Winston Peters announced today.

1325 views

Friday, 16 May 2008
Horse Racing 12:53PM
Budget boost for feature race stakes

New Zealand’s premier races are set for a significant lift in prizemoney as a result of a Budget 2008 initiative, Racing Minister Winston Peters announced yesterday.

635 views

Aid 12:52PM
NZ aid for China following earthquake

New Zealand is giving $500,000 to the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) to assist victims of the Sichuan earthquake, Foreign Minister Winston Peters announced today.

534 views

Tuesday, 29 April 2008
Diplomacy 12:44PM
NZ, Turkey likeminded on many issues, says Peters

New Zealand and Turkey share similar views on many regional and international issues, Foreign Minister Winston Peters said after calls on the Turkish government in Ankara today.

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Friday, 18 April 2008
Diplomacy 6:23PM
Peters to start European trip at Gallipoli

Foreign Minister Winston Peters heads to Europe on Monday to represent the government at Gallipoli on Anzac Day, and to visit a number of countries.

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Diplomacy 3:49PM
On-going delays fuel fears for Zimbabwe poll results

New Zealand is increasingly concerned about the continuing delay in the release of the official results of Zimbabwe’s election, Foreign Minister Winston Peters said today.

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