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Climate Change Issues Minister Paula Bennett signed the Paris Agreement in New York with other leaders on 22 April 2016.


Minister Bennett signs Paris Agreement [Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade website]

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Find out more about the Paris Agreement on our website

Parliament’s Select Committee is receiving submissions on the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary Bill.  Submissions close on 28 April 2016.

For information on the Bill and how to make a submission see About the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary Bill.  

The next open contestable funding round will be open for applications from 18 April to 2 May 2016.


Access the application forms and guidance materials now

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