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Scoop.co.nz
End of the road for the Southern Link?Release: Green Party Nelson Green Party candidate Matt Lawrey is challenging
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 hours ago
Release: Green Party Nelson Green Party candidate Matt Lawrey is challenging Nick Smith to let voters know whether the Southern Link that the incumbent MP has staked his career on has fallen off the... Read more
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Daily Press
Matt Waltz, Greg Edwards win Late Model races at Langleythe back of the 14-car field after being penalized for rough driving in an inci
Daily Press / Posted 6 hours ago
the back of the 14-car field after being penalized for rough driving in an incident that sidelined the car of Connor Hall. Nick Smith won the pole and Edwards led at times during the first race, but Waltz dominated the final 15 laps for his second... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Middleton safe - Bognor have work to dofor both openers, the pair’s economy restricted Hastings to just 41 in the firs
Chichester Observer / Posted 2 days ago
for both openers, the pair’s economy restricted Hastings to just 41 in the first 14 overs. Good spells followed from Nick Smith and Russell Talman ensuring the pressure was on the Hastings batsmen and at 26 overs the score had only advanced... Read more
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Perth Now
Swans’ fortunes ride with Rampebe that good and better on Friday night when they take on Eddie Betts, Tex Walk
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
be that good and better on Friday night when they take on Eddie Betts, Tex Walker, Josh Jenkins and Co. at Adelaide Oval. Nick Smith will almost certainly get his old sparring partner in Betts but beyond that Rampe believes there will be a lot of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Twenty new housing areas for Nelson, Tasmanestablishment of 20 new Special Housing Areas (SHAs) with capacity for 1700 hom
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
establishment of 20 new Special Housing Areas (SHAs) with capacity for 1700 homes, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today.“The regional economy is booming and attracting new investment, jobs and population growth. This... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Swans’ fortunes ride with Rampebe that good and better on Friday night when they take on Eddie Betts, Tex Walk
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
be that good and better on Friday night when they take on Eddie Betts, Tex Walker, Josh Jenkins and Co. at Adelaide Oval. Nick Smith will almost certainly get his old sparring partner in Betts but beyond that Rampe believes there will be a lot of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
August 17services to help them cope with the challenges they face. Along with the Minist
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
services to help them cope with the challenges they face. Along with the Minister for Building and Construction, Dr Nick Smith, I announced that the Government was activating a temporary accommodation service to assist Edgecumbe residents.... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
UNT Wednesday practice notes, thoughts: Fine, Chumley shineand offensive lineman Chandler Anthony. -- Freshman safety Tyreke Davis had th
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
and offensive lineman Chandler Anthony. -- Freshman safety Tyreke Davis had the hit of the day. He leveled running back Nick Smith on a swing pass. Ashton Preston immediately yelled out, "That's my little bro." Davis could step into Preston's... Read more
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News.com.au
Swans’ fortunes ride with Rampebe that good and better on Friday night when they take on Eddie Betts, Tex Walk
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
be that good and better on Friday night when they take on Eddie Betts, Tex Walker, Josh Jenkins and Co. at Adelaide Oval. Nick Smith will almost certainly get his old sparring partner in Betts but beyond that Rampe believes there will be a lot of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
KiwiSaver HomeStart continues to growis playing an increasing role in helping home buyers purchase their first prope
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
is playing an increasing role in helping home buyers purchase their first property, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith says.“The second full year of the scheme has seen 15,400 first home buyers assisted with $75 million of grants, an... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
August 16is prepared to do something about it. This is the party that will not sit back
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
is prepared to do something about it. This is the party that will not sit back and let the status quo continue. Hon Dr NICK SMITH (Minister for Building and Construction): Twenty-three percent of renters in the latest Housing Affordability... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
HAM shows country needs Labour on housingbuyers in Auckland who have only $220 left after making mortgage repayments has
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
buyers in Auckland who have only $220 left after making mortgage repayments has gone up by one-third to 60 per cent since Nick Smith became Housing Minister.“Those people face a choice between financial hardship or giving up forever on the dream... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Regulatory change proposed to support space rocket launchesimpacts in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and the Extended Continental Shelf
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
impacts in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and the Extended Continental Shelf (ECS), Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says.“Space rocket launches are a new and exciting industry for New Zealand, which the Government wants to help... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Hard questions to candidates at an election forum next weekgroup that meets monthly to network the issues facing the local volunteer and n
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
group that meets monthly to network the issues facing the local volunteer and not-for-profit sector.Rachel Boyack (Labour), Nick Smith (National) and Matt Lawrey (Green) have accepted the invitation as well as Richard Osmaston (Money Free), and a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Further court win for sanctuaryTuesday, 15 August 2017, 5:33 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Dr N
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 5:33 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for the Environment15 August 2017 Media StatementThe failure of a further attempt by the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Political stunt on Pike doesn’t change risksof the Pike River Mine drift is progressing and will only be slowed by setting
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
of the Pike River Mine drift is progressing and will only be slowed by setting up a new agency, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says.“Work on unmanned exploration is progressing as quickly as possible. A preferred drill site has been... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Porirua project receives $2 million freshwater grantAwarua-o-Porirua Harbour and help address flooding has been given a $2 million
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour and help address flooding has been given a $2 million boost by the Government.Environment Minister Nick Smith recently announced grants for freshwater improvement projects across New Zealand and Porirua was among the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Sydney Swans face stiffest test in AFL against Adelaide Crows on Fridaythe only club with two players in the top 10 of the Coleman Medal - Taylor Walk
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
the only club with two players in the top 10 of the Coleman Medal - Taylor Walker (48 goals) and Eddie Betts (45). Nick Smith will likely be given the job on livewire Betts, the toughest assignment in the league for a small defender. "You... Read more
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Herald Sun
Swans turn to Smith to stop Bettsattack on Superman small forward Eddie Betts at Adelaide Oval on Friday night i
Herald Sun / Posted 6 days ago
attack on Superman small forward Eddie Betts at Adelaide Oval on Friday night in a bid to crack the AFL top four. Nick Smith is one of the game’s most no-frills defenders, but his classic match-up against Crows champion Betts could be... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Swans turn to Smith to stop Bettsattack on Superman small forward Eddie Betts at Adelaide Oval on Friday night i
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
attack on Superman small forward Eddie Betts at Adelaide Oval on Friday night in a bid to crack the AFL top four. Nick Smith is one of the game’s most no-frills defenders, but his classic match-up against Crows champion Betts could be... Read more
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News.com.au
Swans turn to Smith to stop Bettstoughest match of the season when they take on the Adelaide Crows in the penult
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
toughest match of the season when they take on the Adelaide Crows in the penultimate round of the home and away season. Nick Smith will be ready for Eddie Betts. Picture: Lindsay Moller SYDNEY will launch an-all out KryptoNick attack on... Read more
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The Age
Sydney Swans face stiffest test in AFL against Adelaide Crows on Fridaythe only club with two players in the top 10 of the Coleman Medal - Taylor Walk
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
the only club with two players in the top 10 of the Coleman Medal - Taylor Walker (48 goals) and Eddie Betts (45). Nick Smith will likely be given the job on livewire Betts, the toughest assignment in the league for a small defender. "You... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sydney Swans face stiffest test in AFL against Adelaide Crows on Fridaythe only club with two players in the top 10 of the Coleman Medal - Taylor Walk
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
the only club with two players in the top 10 of the Coleman Medal - Taylor Walker (48 goals) and Eddie Betts (45). Nick Smith will likely be given the job on livewire Betts, the toughest assignment in the league for a small defender. "You... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Te Wai Me Te Whenua - A Case for Bottled WaterNew Zealand has an abundant and renewable freshwater resource. According to the
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
New Zealand has an abundant and renewable freshwater resource. According to the Minister for the Environment, Nick Smith, “500 trillion litres of new water comes into New Zealand’s system” of lakes, rivers and aquifers each year, of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
More than 16,000 New Zealanders Say 'No' to Ge Treesby the National Party for risky outdoor GE experiments and releases (including
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
by the National Party for risky outdoor GE experiments and releases (including the unsuccessful recent attempt by Minister Nick Smith to destroy our valuable enforceable GE Free Zones (2) by amending the RMA), MPI backed down in the face of 16,000+... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Are the Swans really a flag threat?four goals on Saturday. Picture: AAP Images Mills is the only one to come thro
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
four goals on Saturday. Picture: AAP Images Mills is the only one to come through the national draft, while Grundy, Rampe, Nick Smith, Lewis Melican and Nic Newman were all rookie-listed players. “Half of our leaders are rookies,” Mills... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Are the Swans really a flag threat?four goals on Saturday. Picture: AAP Images Mills is the only one to come thro
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
four goals on Saturday. Picture: AAP Images Mills is the only one to come through the national draft, while Grundy, Rampe, Nick Smith, Lewis Melican and Nic Newman were all rookie-listed players. “Half of our leaders are rookies,” Mills... Read more
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NZCity
Water tax claims 'nonsense': Labourthe whole of the country for a year," he told TVNZ's Q+A on Sunday. "Which is,
NZCity / Posted 8 days ago
the whole of the country for a year," he told TVNZ's Q+A on Sunday. "Which is, coincidentally, what (Environment Minister) Nick Smith says we need to spend every year for the next 23 years to clean up our waterways. "The level of scaremongering... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Q+A: David Parker interviewed by Corin Dannbe about $100 million across the whole of the country for a year. CORIN $100 m
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
be about $100 million across the whole of the country for a year. CORIN $100 million?DAVID Which is, coincidentally, what Nick Smith says we need to spend every year for the next 23 years to clean up our waterways. CORIN Has the Labour Party just... Read more
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Canberra Times
Sydney Swans hammer Fremantle Dockers to outline September chargeis showing no signs of abating. Down back the Swans choked the life out of Fre
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
is showing no signs of abating. Down back the Swans choked the life out of Fremantle, with Heath Grundy, Dane Rampe and Nick Smith giving precious little away to the insipid visitors. The perfectionist in Longmire will look at the third quarter... Read more
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The Age
Sydney Swans hammer Fremantle Dockers to outline September chargeis showing no signs of abating. Down back the Swans choked the life out of Fre
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
is showing no signs of abating. Down back the Swans choked the life out of Fremantle, with Heath Grundy, Dane Rampe and Nick Smith giving precious little away to the insipid visitors. The perfectionist in Longmire will look at the third quarter... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sydney Swans hammer Fremantle Dockers to outline September chargeis showing no signs of abating. Down back the Swans choked the life out of Fre
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
is showing no signs of abating. Down back the Swans choked the life out of Fremantle, with Heath Grundy, Dane Rampe and Nick Smith giving precious little away to the insipid visitors. The perfectionist in Longmire will look at the third quarter... Read more
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Herald Sun
Payne doesn’t end yet for champsince she arrived in England.media_cameraJockey Michelle Paynet. Picture: Nicol
Herald Sun / Posted 8 days ago
since she arrived in England.media_cameraJockey Michelle Paynet. Picture: Nicole Garmston Ascot head of communications Nick Smith said he hoped she would be well enough to ride in the international jockeys team challenge. “Michelle is feeling a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Government funding for Auckland’s St James Theatreof Heritage EQUIP follows on from the announcement earlier this week, made join
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
of Heritage EQUIP follows on from the announcement earlier this week, made jointly with Building and Construction Minister Nick Smith, of $94,700 in funding for Nelson’s Lambretta Café.Further announcements will follow over the next few weeks.For... Read more
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Daily Press
Langley Speedway Late Model Division title race probably down to Matt Waltz, Greg Edwardson Saturday with a 206-198 points lead over four-time winner Edwards. That’s a
Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
on Saturday with a 206-198 points lead over four-time winner Edwards. That’s a difference of eight positions in a race. Nick Smith (182 points), Connor Hall (180) and Mark Wertz (179) are within striking distance. However, it would probably take... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Clean rivers don’t cost $18 a cabbageand not saying how they will fund it, says Labour’s Water spokesperson David Pa
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
and not saying how they will fund it, says Labour’s Water spokesperson David Parker.“New Zealanders deserve an answer from Nick Smith on how he would fund his promises for cleaning up water. In Parliament today, he said it would cost $100m a year... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
August 10early childhood education in New Zealand has declined by 6.6 percent, as reveal
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
early childhood education in New Zealand has declined by 6.6 percent, as revealed in this year's Budget documents? Hon Dr NICK SMITH (Minister for the Environment): For the first time in New Zealand we have a requirement on councils to improve... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Day One from EDS Conference Tipping Pointsof stakeholders to thrash out issues like the rate the royalty would be set at.
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
of stakeholders to thrash out issues like the rate the royalty would be set at.In the afternoon it was Environment Minister Nick Smith’s turn. He released the final version of the National Policy Statement on freshwater, which will be gazetted... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Govt sets out path to better freshwaterlakes and rivers with ambitious new targets for improving their recreational an
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
lakes and rivers with ambitious new targets for improving their recreational and ecological health, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says.“The new policy confirms the Government’s national target of 90 per cent of rivers and lakes being swimmable... Read more
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NZCity
New rules for plantation forestryNew rules for New Zealand's 1.7 million hectares of plantation forestry have be
NZCity / Posted 12 days ago
New rules for New Zealand's 1.7 million hectares of plantation forestry have been announced. Environment Minister Nick Smith says they're designed to better protect the environment and cut compliance costs. "Forestry is New Zealand's third largest... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
August 8to grow again and prices recovering, I fully expect that maintenance of growth
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
to grow again and prices recovering, I fully expect that maintenance of growth and export values to continue. Hon Dr NICK SMITH (Minister for Building and Construction): The member asked the identical question 2 months ago, and, as I said... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Partnership approach on freshwater quality hailedat Lakes Tarawera, Horowhenua and Wanaka and involving the Manawatu, Wairoa, Wa
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
at Lakes Tarawera, Horowhenua and Wanaka and involving the Manawatu, Wairoa, Waimea and Selwyn Rivers.Environment Minister Nick Smith said the money will fund the fencing of waterways from farm animals, planting along streams, development of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Horticulture welcomes funding for water protection projectand managing nitrogen on cropping farms, has been welcomed by Horticulture New
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
and managing nitrogen on cropping farms, has been welcomed by Horticulture New Zealand.Today Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith announced funding of $485,168 from the Freshwater Improvement Fund for a three-year project: Protecting our... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
100-plus rivers and lakes to be improvedover 100 rivers and lakes across New Zealand are to receive grants of $44 milli
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
over 100 rivers and lakes across New Zealand are to receive grants of $44 million from the Government, Environment Minister Nick Smith announced today.“The Government has an ambitious plan to improve water quality in our rivers and lakes that... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Waimea Augmentation Scheme gains $7 Millionfrom its Freshwater Improvement Fund.The $7million over three years announced t
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
from its Freshwater Improvement Fund.The $7million over three years announced today by Minister for the Environment Hon Nick Smith will support the delivery of the public good portion of the proposed Waimea Community Dam and reflects the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
$2M-plus govt boost to north freshwater improvement welcomedand more than two dozen Northland dune lakes has been welcomed by the Northland
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
and more than two dozen Northland dune lakes has been welcomed by the Northland Regional Council.Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith today confirmed the government will make a $1.25M contribution to the river project and $782,975 to the dune lake... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New national standard for plantation forestryTuesday, 8 August 2017, 1:01 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Dr Ni
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 1:01 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for the EnvironmentHon Louise UpstonAssociate Minister for Primary Industries8 August 2017New national... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Grant to strengthen iconic Lambretta’s CaféMonday, 7 August 2017, 9:09 amPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nic
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
Monday, 7 August 2017, 9:09 amPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Dr Nick SmithMinister for Building and ConstructionHon Maggie BarryMinister for Arts, Culture and Heritage7 August 2017 Grant to... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Restoration of historic Stainton Aqueduct moves a step closeropportunities will also be promoted along the waterway as part of the partnersh
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
opportunities will also be promoted along the waterway as part of the partnership’s Lancaster Canal Towpath Trail project. Nick Smith, enterprise manager at the Canal & River Trust, said: “This initial grant is great news. We can now work hard on... Read more
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NZCity
Government details construction boomaccording to two reports released by two government ministers on Sunday. Build
NZCity / Posted 14 days ago
according to two reports released by two government ministers on Sunday. Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith says the National Construction Pipeline Report confirms New Zealand is experiencing its strongest ever building... Read more
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