Friday, 26 April 2013
Entries open for PM's Business Scholarships
Prime Minister John Key says executives looking to expand their international expertise should apply for this year’s Prime Minister’s Business Scholarships, which are now open for applications.
Monday, 4 February 2013
Prime Ministers Key and Gillard to meet in Queenstown
Prime Minister John Key will host Australian counterpart Julia Gillard in Queenstown this coming weekend for the annual New Zealand – Australia Prime Ministers’ talks.
Friday, 1 February 2013
Farewell Sir Paul, you will be missed
Prime Minister John Key says today’s news that Sir Paul Holmes KNZM has passed away is the end of a broadcasting era.
Thursday, 31 January 2013
PM congratulates new Speaker of the House
Prime Minister John Key today congratulated newly-elected Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon David Carter.
Tuesday, 29 January 2013
National's new whips announced
Prime Minister John Key has announced the election of National’s new whips following the National Party Caucus this morning.
PM congratulates Sir Anand Satyanand on new role
Prime Minister John Key today congratulated Sir Anand Satyanand on his appointment as Commonwealth Foundation Chair.
Friday, 25 January 2013
Strong agenda to encourage investment, jobs
The Government is pressing ahead with a wide range of measures to build a more productive and competitive economy, Prime Minister John Key says.
PM recognises young achievers
Prime Minister John Key will meet the 100 participants in this year's Prime Minister's Youth Programme at a dinner in Auckland tonight.
Tuesday, 22 January 2013
PM announces changes to Cabinet line-up
Prime Minister John Key today announced a series of changes to the National-led Government’s Cabinet, refreshing a Ministerial team which is firmly focused on delivering results for New Zealanders.
Monday, 14 January 2013
Prime Minister to visit Antarctica
Prime Minister John Key will visit Antarctica from 17 to 21 January to highlight New Zealand’s interests and activities in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.
Friday, 21 December 2012
PM supports Tim Groser's WTO bid
Prime Minister John Key said the Government has nominated Trade Minister Tim Groser for the position of Director-General of the World Trade Organisation.
Wednesday, 19 December 2012
PM welcomes nomination of High Commissioner to UK
Prime Minister John Key today welcomed the nomination of Dr the Rt Hon Lockwood Smith as New Zealand’s next High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.
Thursday, 13 December 2012
Queen's Counsel appointed
Prime Minister John Key today announced Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson and Solicitor-General Michael Heron have been appointed Queen’s Counsel.
Monday, 10 December 2012
PM welcomes Royal Commission report release
Prime Minister John Key has welcomed the public release today of the third and final part of the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission’s report into the causes of building failures during the earthquake.
Friday, 7 December 2012
PM expresses sorrow over tornado deaths
Prime Minister John Key has extended his condolences to the friends and families of the people who died when a tornado struck West Auckland earlier today.
Tuesday, 4 December 2012
Prime Minister congratulates Royals on baby news
Prime Minister John Key says he was delighted to hear the news that Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are expecting a baby.
Tuesday, 27 November 2012
Govt measures continue to put pressure on P trade
Government agencies’ sustained crackdown on methamphetamine (‘P’) is continuing to stifle the spread of the drug among New Zealanders, Prime Minister John Key says.
Friday, 23 November 2012
PM welcomes stronger relationship with Myanmar
Prime Minister John Key today announced a $7 million aid package to Myanmar.
Thursday, 22 November 2012
More funding to support the Khmer Rouge Tribunal
Prime Minister John Key has announced further funding to the Khmer Rouge Tribunal to support its work bringing the former leaders of the regime to justice.
Tuesday, 13 November 2012
PM congratulates Pacific Youth Awards winners
Five high-achieving young Pacific New Zealanders have taken out this year’s Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards – an initiative which recognises outstanding achievement among young leaders.
Thursday, 8 November 2012
PM to attend EAS and visit Myanmar
Prime Minister John Key will visit Cambodia later this month to attend the East Asia Summit, before travelling to Myanmar – the first time a New Zealand Prime Minister has visited that country.
Prime Minister congratulates President Obama
Prime Minister John Key tonight (November 7) congratulated President Obama on a hard fought victory in the US Presidential elections.
Monday, 5 November 2012
Govt responds to Pike River Royal Commission
Prime Minister John Key today welcomed the report of the Royal Commission on the Pike River Coal Mine Tragedy.
Thursday, 1 November 2012
PM expresses sorrow at death of Lady June Blundell
Prime Minister John Key today expressed his sadness at the death of Lady June Blundell, who passed away yesterday.
Wednesday, 24 October 2012
PM's Business Scholarships announced
Prime Minister John Key has congratulated the 14 recipients of this year’s Prime Minister’s Business Scholarships.
Monday, 22 October 2012
PM pays tribute to rugby legend Sir Wilson Whineray
Prime Minister John Key is saddened at the death today of Sir Wilson Whineray, KNZM, OBE.
Monday, 15 October 2012
PM announces next steps for Mighty River sale
Prime Minister John Key today outlined the Government’s next steps to prepare Mighty River Power for its partial sale in the first half of 2013.
Philippines President to visit with trade delegation
Prime Minister John Key will host the President of the Philippines for discussions on two-way trade and other bilateral matters later this month.
Samoan Prime Minister to visit New Zealand
Prime Minister John Key will welcome the Samoan Prime Minister, Hon Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi, to New Zealand later this week to mark the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Friendship between the two countries.
Friday, 5 October 2012
PM welcomes visit of Singapore PM
Prime Minister John Key will host Singapore’s Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong when he visits New Zealand next week.