Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | Video | Questions Of the Day | Search

 


Business one stop shop, one step closer

Business one stop shop, one step closer

“The business one stop shop created from the merger of Industry New Zealand and Trade New Zealand is another step closer today with the second reading of the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Bill,” said Economic, Industry and Regional Development Minister, Jim Anderton, today.

“This was one of the Progressive election cornerstone commitments and one which I am pleased to be able to say will be achieved in this term of office.

“This bill is evidence that this Coalition Government listens to business.

“In my many regional development visits up and down New Zealand I have met many businesses and business people who wanted to see business advice and support provided from one agency and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise will meet this need.

“Every New Zealand business needs to strive to be internationally competitive regardless of whether it has a domestic focus or it is already trading internationally, and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise will assist in advising businesses.

“The decision to merge Trade New Zealand and Industry New Zealand will send a strong message to business.

“The message is that we want businesses to succeed.

“This new organisation will help our businesses to do better, so that New Zealand will perform better.

“We want to see more innovation, stronger businesses and stronger regions all leading to long term sustainable, high quality jobs,” said Jim Anderton.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

Wellington: Predator Free Capital Plan

Wellington City Council (WCC), the Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) and NEXT Foundation, today announced a joint collaboration to make Wellington the first Predator Free capital city in the world. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Judith Collins’ Efforts At Self Correction

Thousands of prisoners currently in prison may be entitled to an earlier release than expected – and compensation – because Corrections has incorrectly calculated their term of imprisonment. Unless of course, the government buries its mistakes by changing the law and retro-actively getting itself off the hook… More>>

ALSO:

More Justice & Corrections

Sector Opposes Bill: Local Government Bill Timeframe Extended

The Minister of Local Government Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has asked the Select Committee to extend the report back date for the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill (No 2). More>>

ALSO:

Breed Laws Don’t Work: Vets On New National Dog Control Plan

It is pleasing therefore to see Louise Upston Associate Minister for Local Government calling for a comprehensive solution... However, relying on breed specific laws to manage dog aggression will not work. More>>

ALSO:

Not Waiting On Select Committee: Green Party Releases Medically-Assisted Dying Policy

“Adults with a terminal illness should have the right to choose a medically assisted death,” Green Party health spokesperson Kevin Hague said. “The Green Party does not support extending assisted dying to people who aren't terminally ill because we can’t be confident that this won't further marginalise the lives of people with disabilities." More>>

ALSO:

General Election Review: Changes To Electoral Act Introduced

More effective systems in polling places and earlier counting of advanced votes are on their way through proposed changes to our electoral laws, Justice Minister Amy Adams says. More>>

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Parliament
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news