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Whole of Government Report: Lessons from the Canterbury earthquake sequence

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Sun 30 Jul 2017

The report titled Lessons from the Canterbury earthquake sequence provides a whole-of-government perspective on the lessons from the Government’s recovery efforts from the Canterbury earthquake disaster.

Minister releases ChristChurch Cathedral Reinstatement Offer

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Tue 4 Jul 2017

The Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration (Nicky Wagner) released the ChristChurch Cathedral Reinstatement Offer today.

More information on the Cathedral Working Group website

Ministerial Review: Better Responses to Natural Disasters and Other Emergencies in New Zealand

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Fri 30 Jun 2017

Submissions close on 7 July for the Ministerial Review: Better Responses to Natural Disasters and Other Emergencies in New Zealand.

Using Open Data for Policy Design 29 June 2017

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Thu 29 Jun 2017

Using Open Data for Policy 29 June 2017

New Ministerial list

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Mon 24 Apr 2017

On 24 April 2017, the Prime Minister announced changes to the Ministerial List. These changes took effect on 2 May 2017.

National Security System in 2016: Speech by Howard Broad

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Wed 21 Sep 2016

At the Massey University National Security Conference on 30 August 2016, Howard Broad gave the following speech.

Howard Broad is the Deputy Chief Executive of the Security and Intelligence Group of DPMC

Mastering the art of free and frank advice, August 2016

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Fri 26 Aug 2016

In two speeches this week Andrew Kibblewhite, Head of the Policy Profession continued his theme of the ‘F-words’ that characterise good policy advice – free, frank, fearless, full and future-focused.

Prime Minister launches Policy Project Frameworks

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Wed 24 Aug 2016

The Prime Minister and the Head of the Policy Profession officially launched the Policy Project’s three policy improvement frameworks.

Advisory: Budget 2016 - NZ Intelligence community

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Thu 14 Jul 2016

The New Zealand Intelligence Community (NZIC) received new operating and capital funding of $178.7 million over four years as part of Budget 2016.

Residential Red Zone Survey report published

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Fri 29 Apr 2016

Greater Christchurch Group has released the report of a survey conducted by CERA of more than 2000 property owners who accepted a Crown offer to evaluate wellbeing outcomes, and to determine whether the Crown's recovery objectives had been met.  The survey and report were carried out by Nielsen Research.

Future Christchurch Update

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Tue 12 Apr 2016

Future Christchurch Update is a monthly publication of information and updates on the greater Christchurch recovery and regeneration.

It’s produced jointly by CERA and Christchurch City Council, and delivered to over 178,000 letterboxes across greater Christchurch.

From May 2016, it’ll be produced by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC), in partnership with Christchurch City Council.

Media statement: New Director for Greater Christchurch Group

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Fri 1 Apr 2016

1 April 2016

Experienced public servant Kelvan Smith has been appointed Director of the Greater Christchurch Group of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC).

Independent Review of Intelligence and Security

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Thu 10 Mar 2016

The 2015 Independent Review of Intelligence and Security was tabled in Parliament on 9 March 2016.

New Cabinet Office circular published: CO (16) 1 Cabinet Committees: Terms of Reference and Membership

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Thu 28 Jan 2016

Cabinet Office circular CO (16) 1 Cabinet Committees: Terms of Reference and Membership was published on 28 January 2016.

Media Statement: Director of new Canterbury Group announced

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Tue 17 Nov 2015

17 November 2015

Michelle Mitchell has been appointed Director of the Canterbury Group within the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC).

Update on DPMC’s 2015-2019 Strategic Intentions

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Mon 3 Aug 2015

DPMC's latest strategic intentions were published on 1 August 2014. 

Since then:

New Cabinet Office circular published: CO (15) 5 Investment Management and Asset Performance in the State Services

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Wed 1 Jul 2015

Cabinet Office circular CO (15) 5 Investment Management and Asset Performance in the State Services was published on 1 July 20

New Cabinet Office circular published: CO (15) 3 Revised Legislation Advisory Committee Guidelines: Cabinet Requirements

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Mon 25 May 2015

Cabinet Office circular CO (15) 3 Revised Legislation Advisory Committee Guidelines: Cabinet Requirements

New Cabinet Office circular published: CO (15) 1 National-led Administration: Consultation and Operating Arrangements

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Wed 25 Mar 2015

Cabinet Office circular CO (15) 1 National-led Administration: Consultation and Operating Arrangem

New Cabinet Office circular published: CO (15) 2 Statutes Amendment Bill for 2015

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Wed 25 Mar 2015

Cabinet Office circular CO (15) 2 Statutes Amendment Bill for 2015 was published on 24 March 2015.

Media Statement - New Director of Civil Defence announced

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Tue 9 Dec 2014

A media statement announcing the appointment of a new Director of Civil Defence has just been published.

New Cabinet Office circular published: CO (14) 9 2015 Legislation Programme: Requirements for Submitting Bids

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Fri 21 Nov 2014

Cabinet Office circular CO (14) 9 2015 Legislation Programme: Requirements for Submitting Bids has just been published.

New Cabinet Office circular published

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Thu 16 Oct 2014

Cabinet Office circular CO (14) 8 Cabinet Committees: Terms of Reference and Membership, has just been published.

New Ministerial List published

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Wed 8 Oct 2014

The Ministerial List as at 8 October 2014 has been published.

New Cabinet Office circular published: CO(14) 7 Government Formation: Next Steps

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Mon 6 Oct 2014

Cabinet Office circular CO (14) 7 Government Formation: Next Steps, has been published.

New Cabinet Office circular published: CO (14) 6 Government Decision Making During the Period of Caretaker Government

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Thu 25 Sep 2014

Cabinet Office circular CO (14) 6 Government Decision Making During the Period of Caretaker Government has been published.

New Cabinet Office circular published: CO (14) 5 Constitutional Procedures after the Election

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Thu 31 Jul 2014

A new Cabinet Office circular has just been published: CO (14) 5 Constitutional Procedures after the Election.

New Cabinet Office circular: CO (14) 4 Attorney-General's Protocol for Release of Draft Government Legislation outside the Crown

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Fri 25 Jul 2014

A new Cabinet Office circular, CO (14) 4 Attorney-General's Protocol for Release of Draft Government Legislation outside the Crown

Chief Executive's expenses disclosure for the period 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014

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Fri 18 Jul 2014

See the 1 July 2013 - 30 June 2014 expenses disclosure at www.dpmc.govt.nz/dpmc/publications/ce-expenses.

PIF report of core New Zealand Intelligence Community

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Wed 2 Jul 2014

See: PIF report of core New Zealand Intelligence Community.

New Cabinet Office circular published

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Mon 30 Jun 2014

Cabinet Office circular CO (14) 3 Management of parlia

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