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Appointment to Local Government Commission

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 4:29 pm | New Zealand Government

Local Government Minister Anne Tolley has announced the appointment of Brendan Duffy as a temporary member of the Local Government Commission. More >>

Review of aged care software welcome

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 1:30 pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner is welcoming the findings of an independent review into a world-leading assessment tool to enhance the quality of care in residential aged care facilities. More >>

Changes to improve courts come into effect

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 1:29 pm | New Zealand Government

Our justice system has been improved and is now easier for New Zealanders to use, Associate Justice Minister Mark Mitchell says. More >>

New Zealand’s darkest day remembered in 2017

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 1:15 pm | New Zealand Government

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says New Zealand’s darkest day during World War 1 will be remembered as part of WW100’s 2017 programme. More >>

Lessons for Corrections in prisoner care

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 11:59 am | New Zealand Government

Corrections Minister Louise Upston has welcomed the release of the Chief Ombudsman’s report into Corrections’ care and management of prisoners at risk of self-harm. More >>

First Pacific organization registered as CHP

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 11:19 am | New Zealand Government

Pacific People’s Minister Alfred Ngaro has welcomed the news that Penina Health Trust has become a registered Community Housing Provider. More >>

New Zealand companies impress at Dubai tradeshow

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 10:34 am | New Zealand Government

Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy has attended the world’s largest food tradeshow in Dubai today, as annual two-way trade with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries exceeds $3.2 billion. More >>

New $3.8m classroom block for Long Bay Primary School

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 10:30 am | New Zealand Government

Around $3.8 million will be invested to build a new two-storey classroom block at Auckland’s Long Bay Primary School, says Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye. More >>

New $3.8m classroom block for Long Bay Primary School

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 10:26 am | New Zealand Government

Around $3.8 million will be invested to build a new two-storey classroom block at Auckland’s Long Bay Primary School, says Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye. More >>

Judges announced for Education Awards

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 10:05 am | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced the judging panel for the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards. More >>

Whānau creating their own answers to housing

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 10:03 am | New Zealand Government

Māori Development Minister, Te Ururoa Flavell, says a dream has been realised for five whānau in Ngāruawāhia with the opening of a new papakāinga today. More >>

New Economic Development action plans for Tairāwhiti

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 9:57 am | New Zealand Government

Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell says the launch of Te Huarahi He Wahi Oranga Action Plan and the Tairāwhiti Māori Economic Development Report , will help increase job opportunities in the region. More >>

Parapets, facades to be secured on 38 streets

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 4:21 pm | New Zealand Government

The 38 streets where building owners need to secure unreinforced masonry (URM) facades and parapets from Hurunui to Wellington within a year have been identified, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith says. More >>

New emergency housing development open

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 3:45 pm | New Zealand Government

More families will have a warm and safe place to stay in times of need with the opening of the first stages of an emergency housing development in Otahuhu, Auckland. More >>

Victoria Square restoration underway

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 3:19 pm | New Zealand Government

The restoration of earthquake-damaged Victoria Square is now underway, Associate Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says. More >>

$6 million boost to Community Resilience Partnership Fund

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 3:16 pm | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today launched the $6 million boost to the Community Resilience Partnership Fund to support community-led wellbeing projects in Canterbury following the earthquakes. More >>

$1 million for Christchurch sports hub

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 2:18 pm | New Zealand Government

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has announced a $1 million investment into a new sports hub for Christchurch. More >>

New employment resource for young people

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 1:31 pm | New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith and Associate Education Minister Louise Upston have today announced the release of a new online resource designed to help young people enter the workforce. More >>

Nominations open for 2017 NZ Youth Awards

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 12:53 pm | New Zealand Government

Nominations are now open for the 2017 New Zealand Youth Awards, Youth Minister Nikki Kaye announced today. More >>

Customs makes record drug seizures

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 11:52 am | New Zealand Government

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner is today congratulating Customs on a record number of drug seizures in 2016. More >>



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