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MSD accepts Privacy Commissioner's recommendations

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 9:16 am | Ministry of Social Development

The Ministry of Social Development has made changes in its approach to cases of high risk fraud investigations. More >>

New research provides insights about children at risk

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 2:49 pm | Ministry of Social Development

Auckland University of Technology research funded by the Ministry of Social Development’s Children and Families Research Fund looks at the prevalence, school readiness outcomes and protective factors around adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in New Zealand ... More >>

Seasonal labour shortages in Hawke’s Bay and Bay of Plenty

Friday, 5 April 2019, 10:06 am | Ministry of Social Development

The Ministry of Social Development is extending the seasonal labour shortage in Hawke’s Bay and declaring a shortage in Bay of Plenty. More >>

Ministry available to help those in need after Christchurch

Sunday, 17 March 2019, 7:01 pm | Ministry of Social Development

Our Christchurch offices will be open again as normal tomorrow morning to assist those in need in the wake of Friday’s terrorist attack in Christchurch, says Ministry of Social Development chief executive Debbie Power. More >>

MSD extends contact centre hours due to Christchurch tragedy

Saturday, 16 March 2019, 12:28 pm | Ministry of Social Development

The Ministry of Social Development has extended its contact centre hours today from 8am to 8pm to provide support for people dealing with the tragic events in Christchurch. More >>

New research offers insights into how mothers choose ECE

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 4:35 pm | Ministry of Social Development

New research offers insights into how mothers choose and use early childhood education More >>

Seasonal Labour Shortage in Hawke’s Bay Declared

Friday, 15 February 2019, 12:20 pm | Ministry of Social Development

The Ministry of Social Development has declared a seasonal labour shortage across Hawke’s Bay. More >>

Gov Helpline for people affected by Nelson/Tasman fires

Monday, 11 February 2019, 5:15 pm | Ministry of Social Development

Anyone affected by the Nelson/Tasman fires can now call the Government Helpline 0800 779 997. More >>

Pensions now easier to get in Pacific countries

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 11:31 am | Ministry of Social Development

More people who have lived, or still live, in the Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau can now get New Zealand Superannuation or Veteran’s pension, from 21 January 2019. More >>

New research provides understanding of infant feeding

Friday, 30 November 2018, 12:11 pm | Ministry of Social Development

New research funded by the Ministry of Social Development’s Children and Families Research Fund has revealed for the first time whether families in New Zealand are meeting national food and nutrition guidelines when feeding infants under one year ... More >>

Ministry of Social Development 2018 Annual Report

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 4:24 pm | Ministry of Social Development

Deputy Chief Executive, People, Culture and Strategy, Andrea Lawton says the Annual Report presents the work of every part of MSD. More >>

MSD to review privacy in serious fraud investigations

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 4:21 pm | Ministry of Social Development

The Ministry of Social Development will review the best way to gather necessary information about high risk benefit fraud while balancing clients’ right to privacy. More >>

Ministry of Social Development here to help on housing needs

Monday, 1 October 2018, 1:32 pm | Ministry of Social Development

With the launch of the new Ministry of Housing and Urban Development today, the Ministry of Social Development retains its core role of helping those in need of accommodation or housing, says chief executive Brendan Boyle. More >>

No appeal in Ms F loans case

Monday, 30 July 2018, 4:37 pm | Ministry of Social Development

Media statement on MSD decision not to appeal High Court decision in Ms F case More >>

19 new homes for South Auckland families

Friday, 6 July 2018, 1:08 pm | Ministry of Social Development

19 new homes for South Auckland families EMBARGOED UNTIL 1:00pm, Friday 6 July 2018 -- Up to 76 South Auckland families each year will benefit from 19 brand new homes in Manurewa that opened as transitional housing today [Friday, 6 July]. More >>

Bay of Plenty Labour Shortage Declaration

Monday, 7 May 2018, 4:15 pm | Ministry of Social Development

Ministry of Social Development has today declared a seasonal labour shortage across the Bay of Plenty. More >>

Declaration of Seasonal Tasman Labour Shortage

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 12:41 pm | Ministry of Social Development

The Ministry of Social Development is declaring a seasonal labour shortage across the Tasman region today. More >>

Jobs and wealth for Māori in regions from MSD

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 6:57 pm | Ministry of Social Development

Māori whānau in areas where jobs are more scarce will benefit from a new partnership between the Ministry of Social Development and Miro Limited Partnership, a Māori-owned berry fruit company. More >>

Housing information for your region

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 2:25 pm | Ministry of Social Development

As the Housing Minister Phil Twyford has announced this week , Regional Housing Factsheets are available for the first time, showing you what’s being done to provide warm, dry, and secure homes for vulnerable New Zealanders. More >>

MSD on Winston Peters super leak investigation

Friday, 15 September 2017, 2:15 pm | Ministry of Social Development

Following information regarding Mr Winston Peter’s Superannuation payments entering the public arena, the Ministry launched an investigation to assess whether there was any indication that a Ministry employee may have been the source of the information. More >>

 

 

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