Buzz from the Beehive – and (from our “jobs for retiring MPs” file) look where Louisa is headed …

Here’s what our Ministers have been up to (at least, what they have proclaimed, announced or disclosed in press statements) since we last reported …

8 APRIL 2022

New Zealand to release more oil stocks

New Zealand will release 483,000 barrels from its emergency oil stocks as part of additional action by International Energy Agency member countries in response to the ongoing global impact on energy security after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, says Energy and Resources Minister Dr Megan Woods.

Government takes action to give Arts and Culture sector certainty

The Government is extending the Arts and Culture Event Support Scheme to cover new and recurring events from 15 June 2022 to 31 January 2023.

 7 APRIL 2022

Louisa Wall appointed Pacific Gender Equality Ambassador

Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta today announced the appointment of Louisa Wall as Ambassador for Gender Equality (Pacific)/Tuia Tāngata.

Enhanced Task Force Green Approved for Tairāwhiti and Wairoa regions

The Government has activated Enhanced Taskforce Green in response to flooding in the Tairāwhiti and Wairoa regions.