Maurice Williamson

Type: Person
Name: Maurice Williamson
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

West Coast councils back highway proposal

The West Coast's four councils have thrown their support behind the proposed $230 million Haast to Hollyford Highway.However, the project's main stumbling block has yet to be resolved and delays its progress.In a joint letter to Haast Hollyford Highway ... [Published The Press NZ - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 2 reports

Third of census forms completed online

Information on how we completed the five-yearly census suggests a move to filling in the forms entirely online may be on the cards.The Minister of Statistics Maurice Williamson said new trends from the census data showed an online census was possible ... [Published The Press NZ - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Bets on for Auckland mayoral race

TV personality among names of possible candidates thrown into hatPaul Henry is a politically savvy media personality, but not all broadcasters make good politicians. Photo / Doug SherringPlace your bets – celebrities and politicians are among the likeliest ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Summer operation nets drugs, cash

More than 100 illegal drug imports and $650,000 in undeclaredcash have been seized at New Zealand's border in the pastfive months.Customs Minister Maurice Williamson today said theorganisation's annual summer operation, run between Novemberand March, ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Contractor who dug up car park in protest faces bill

Countdown said it was not involved in the dispute directly, but was trying to work with the landlord to resolve the issue.City Care confirmed Watts & Hughes Construction had commissioned it to work on the site.A spokesperson for Building and Construction ... [Published Sunday Star-Times - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 3 reports

NZ and China join together against drugs

The Government will use $1.1 million seized under the Criminal Proceeds Act to place a police attache in China to identify criminals responsible for smuggling drugs into New Zealand.The move is part of the Government's Methamphetamine Action Plan, and ... [Published stuff.co.nz - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

SmartGate for UK, US arrivals

Travellers from Britain and the United States will now be able to use SmartGate when they arrive in New Zealand, Customs Minister Maurice Williamson has announced.SmartGate uses information information in ePassports and facial recognition technology to ... [Published MSN New Zealand - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

How will 'Big Data' reshape New Zealand?

BIG DATA: What are the risks and benefits of sharing so much information with the Government?The buzz word is "big data" and it's shaping government policy, but what does New Zealand's data future hold, and do we want to go there?That's one of the questions ... [Published stuff.co.nz - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

More repairs needed for leaky homes

Updated 3 minutes agoHundreds of leaky homes are having to go through a second round of repairs, after the first set failed, lawyers say.Legal firms have told Radio New Zealand that failures are often due to cost-saving measures, with damaged areas being ... [Published Radio New Zealand - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Improved data access to deliver benefits

Media Statement Statistics Minister Maurice Williamson today welcomed the decision by Statistics New Zealand to reduce fees for academic researchers using its Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI) platform.The IDI gives approved researchers access to anonymised ... [Published Scoop - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Today in politics: Saturday, March 29

Key has own past link to Nazi Germany The focus on Kim Dotcom's wartime memorabilia, including a copy of Mein Kampf signed by Adolf Hitler, brought back memories of Prime Minister John Key's – admittedly tenuous – links to a piece of World War II history. ... [Published The Press NZ - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 5 reports

Customs announces huge methamphetamine haul

Around $26 million worth of methamphetamine was stopped from reaching New Zealand streets late last year.Customs has just announced the haul which came through targeted operations from August through to November with 11.5 kilograms of P and about 117 ... [Published Newstalk ZB - Mar 27 2014]

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"the average time taken to complete an individual form [online] was 10 minutes, and eight minutes for the dwelling form" Williamson said

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West Coast councils back highway proposal [Published The Press NZ - Apr 16 2014]
Third of census forms completed online [Published The Press NZ - Apr 13 2014]
Trends revealed from Census 2013 online option [Published Scoop - Apr 13 2014]
Bets on for Auckland mayoral race [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 12 2014]
Summer operation nets drugs, cash [Published Otago Daily Times - Apr 11 2014]
Record summer season for Customs [Published Beehive.govt.nz - Apr 10 2014]
Contractor who dug up car park in protest faces... [Published stuff.co.nz - Apr 09 2014]
Contractor who dug up car park in protest faces... [Published Sunday Star-Times - Apr 09 2014]
Don Brash bares all [Published Southland Times - Apr 09 2014]
Scathing verdict on Key Govt's performance [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 09 2014]
NZ and China join together against drugs [Published stuff.co.nz - Apr 08 2014]
New Zealand to step up anti-drugs cooperation w... [Published China.org.cn - Apr 08 2014]
NZ-China drug enforcement cooperation strengthened [Published Scoop - Apr 08 2014]
IDI platform saves fees for Australian academic... [Published Enterprise Innovation - Apr 06 2014]
More than 100 jobs may go at Statistics NZ [Published Southland Times - Apr 04 2014]
Lobby wants relaxed rich migrant rules [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 04 2014]
Today in Politics: Friday, April 4 [Published The Press NZ - Apr 03 2014]
SmartGate for UK, US arrivals [Published MSN New Zealand - Apr 02 2014]
SmartGate opens to arriving UK and US traveller... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 02 2014]
A Haast-Hollyford road [Published Otago Daily Times - Apr 02 2014]
Rules for quake-prone buildings too harsh – eco... [Published ONE News - Apr 02 2014]
More repairs needed for leaky homes [Published Radio New Zealand - Apr 02 2014]
Improved data access to deliver benefits [Published Scoop - Apr 02 2014]
How will 'Big Data' reshape New Zealand? [Published stuff.co.nz - Apr 02 2014]
How can 'Big Data' reshape New Zealand? [Published stuff.co.nz - Apr 02 2014]
Live Blog: Morning Report [Published The Wireless - Apr 01 2014]
Retailers look at shed consent issue [Published stuff.co.nz - Apr 01 2014]
Commissioners to visit author's land [Published Radio New Zealand - Apr 01 2014]
$10b seismic upgrade waste: economist [Published New Zealand Herald - Mar 31 2014]
Today in politics: Saturday, March 29 [Published The Press NZ - Mar 28 2014]
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Minister recognises Upper Hutt plumber with Exc... [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Oct 24 2013]
An Upper Hutt plumber has received a Merit of Excellence award from the Minister for Building and Construction Hon Maurice Williamson. Ross Wakefield was presented with the award at a ceremony at the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board recently ...
Minister recognises Wgtn gasfitter with Excelle... [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Oct 24 2013]
A Wellington gasfitter has received a Merit of Excellence award from the Minister for Building and Construction Hon Maurice Williamson. Raymund Harris was presented with the award at a ceremony at the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board recently ...
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