Thursday , March 22 2018
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Chileans quick to capitalize on John Key’s Latin American tour

Chilean Economy, Development and Tourism Minister Pablo Longueira is visiting New Zealand this week to carry out discussions on education, Māori economic development and tourism. Minister Longueira, who was invited to visit New Zealand by Prime Minister John Key during his recent Latin America trip, arrived today for a four-day …

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NZ and Brazil ramp up education cooperation

John Key tour - Brazil  Prime Minister John Key has welcomed the signing of an agreement which will see more Brazilian students studying in New Zealand, following a bilateral meeting with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff today in Brasilia. Key says New Zealand’s reputation as a welcoming country with high-quality qualifications …

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Mexico, NZ commit to stronger trade relations – Statement

John Key tour - Mexico  Prime Minister John Key says he and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto have committed to strengthening the trade relationship between New Zealand and Mexico, following bilateral talks in Mexico City. “Mexico and New Zealand have shared a friendly relationship for 40 years. President Peña Nieto …

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Latin American blog

On the Road  Going on the Prime Minister’s Latin American swing sounds glamorous (and in some parts it is). But you have to be seriously interested in New Zealand’s push to deepen its engagement with countries like Mexico, Columbia, Chile and Brazil to sign up for a 12 day trip: …

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Canterbury better off as Commissioners’ leadership extended

Local Government Minister Chris Tremain says the passage of the Environment Canterbury (Temporary Commissioners and Improved Water Management) Amendment Bill will leave Canterbury better off. The bill passed its third reading in Parliament yesterday. “The Commissioners have done an outstanding job in turning around the situation in Canterbury over the …

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