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Collaboration And Teamwork At The Heart Of New Initiative In Kaikohe

Thursday, 25 February 2021, 1:17 pm | Ministry of Social Development

More than 30 people have been supported into fulltime work in the horticultural sector following an event showcasing job opportunities in Kaikohe. Te Rūnanga-ā-Iwi-ō-Ngāpuhi (TRAON), Ngāpuhi Asset Holding Company (NAHC), Onyx Capital Limited (t/a Maungatapere ... More >>

Businesses Encouraged To Factor Support Into COVID-19 Planning

Tuesday, 23 February 2021, 3:18 pm | Ministry of Social Development

Knowing what support and advice is available for business continuity and staff retention will be critical for Northland businesses should there be a resurgence of COVID-19. Ministry of Social Development (MSD), Economic Development Manager, Darrell Lambert ... More >>

Careers In Horticulture Looks Bright For Northlanders

Thursday, 17 December 2020, 12:01 pm | Ministry of Social Development

A local horticulture expo and ‘speed meet’ attracted more than 200 people from across Northland and the North Island last Wednesday. Held at the Cornerstone Church in Kerikeri, the speed meet matched jobseekers with Northland growers needing workers ... More >>

Support For Hospitality Industry To Build Skills And Keep People In Jobs

Friday, 11 December 2020, 4:04 pm | Ministry of Social Development

A pilot training programme will offer up to 200 hospitality workers the opportunity to train and upskill while still employed and help lift the skill level of New Zealand's hospitality workforce. Ministry of Social Development (MSD) has partnered with Hospitality ... More >>

Northlanders Flocking To Create Their Own Opportunities For The Future Of Northland

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 8:57 am | Ministry of Social Development

A series of work transition workshops are helping to stoke plenty of interest in self-employment in Northland. The ‘Your Next Job’ workshops are supported by NorthChamber and Ministry of Social Development. Under the Tai Tokerau Skills Centre ... More >>

Next Career Move Focus Of Workshop Series

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 11:12 am | Ministry of Social Development

A series of workshops that will help people get their careers on track will kick off in November at the Tai Tokerau Skills Centre + Te Rua o Pūkenga, in Whangārei. ‘Your Next Job’ is a series of quickfire workshops spanning specific areas that ... More >>

Funding boost for age-friendly projects

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 2:56 pm | Ministry of Social Development

The Office for Seniors has announced the nine successful applicants in the latest round of Community Connects grants. More >>

KickStart Breakfast programme reaches 10-year milestone

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 4:41 pm | Ministry of Social Development

The KickStart Breakfast programme will tomorrow celebrate 10-years as the only national breakfast programme of its kind in Aotearoa, serving more than 30 million breakfasts since 2009. More >>

Taskforce workers join Fox Landfill slip clean-up efforts

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 10:02 am | Ministry of Social Development

Work-ready job seekers are joining in the clean-up effort at the Fox Landfill slip following the activation of emergency response funding. More >>

Who would you trust?

Monday, 20 May 2019, 2:42 pm | Ministry of Social Development

Few of us want to think about something happening to us that might impact on our ability to make sound decisions. The reality is, we can’t predict what’s going to happen in life that may impact on our health or wellbeing. More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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