New Zealand Government - Latest News [Page 1]

New Funding For Protecting And Enabling Mātauranga Māori

Friday, 27 May 2022, 11:15 am | New Zealand Government

Investing in protecting mātauranga Māori and tāonga will unlock significant economic and cultural benefits for Aotearoa, Associate Minister for Māori Development Nanaia Mahuta announced today. Te Pae Tawhiti programme which supports research and innovation ... More >>

Public Feedback Sought On Proposed Land Classifications For The West Coast

Friday, 27 May 2022, 11:13 am | New Zealand Government

An independent assessment of stewardship land on the West Coast has delivered recommendations for revised land classifications, Minister of Conservation Kiri Allan says. Stewardship land is the term given for land that was allocated to DOC when it was formed in 1987, ... More >>

Second COVID-19 Vaccine Booster For The Most Vulnerable

Friday, 27 May 2022, 10:01 am | New Zealand Government

· Second COVID-19 booster recommended for the most vulnerable 6 months after first booster · Several hundred thousand people will be eligible · Legislative change to enable rollout from mid-June People who are at high-risk of getting very sick ... More >>

SPEECH: PM - Harvard University Commencement Speech - Democracy, Disinformation And Kindness

Friday, 27 May 2022, 5:11 am | New Zealand Government

E oku manukura, nga pou haemata o te ngahere. Te Piko o Te Mahuri, tera te tipu o te rakau. E tipu, e rea, ka puta, ka ora. Tena koutou katoa. President Bacow, Provost Garber, Governing Boards and deans, And most importantly, graduates. In Te Reo Māori, ... More >>

Government Investment Delivers A Safer Connection Through South Auckland

Thursday, 26 May 2022, 6:17 pm | New Zealand Government

Hon Michael Wood Minister of Transport The Franklin community have a safer journey to work, school and into Auckland with the construction of Glenbrook Roundabout on State Highway 22. Minister of Transport, Michael Wood, attended an event today that ... More >>

Further Support For Eating Disorder Services

Thursday, 26 May 2022, 10:52 am | New Zealand Government

People battling with eating disorders can expect more support being available with additional funding allocated. In addition to the $15.5 million spent each year, $3.9 million in extra funding over four years has been secured as part of Budget 2022. ... More >>

New Matariki Resources Available For Schools And Kura

Thursday, 26 May 2022, 10:30 am | New Zealand Government

Associate Minister of Education (Māori) Kelvin Davis has today announced 51 education resources that will help bring Mātauranga Māori to life. “Matariki is our first uniquely te ao Māori public holiday and is a time for us to remember the past, celebrate ... More >>

Govt Helps Protect Shops From Ram Raids

Thursday, 26 May 2022, 10:27 am | New Zealand Government

The Government is providing further support to help Police protect small businesses affected by a spike in ram raids, Minister of Police Poto Williams says. $6 million from the Proceeds of Crime Fund will be invested in a crime prevention programme ... More >>

Government Targets Innovation-led Growth To Turbo-charge Business Potential

Thursday, 26 May 2022, 10:08 am | New Zealand Government

· Two new grants launched to boost cutting-edge innovation · The ‘New to R&D Grant’ will support around 400 businesses over four years · The ‘Ārohia - Innovation Trailblazer Grant’ will support around 100 businesses over its first four years. ... More >>

Positioning The Māori Media Sector For The Future

Thursday, 26 May 2022, 10:01 am | New Zealand Government

Investing in the Māori media sector over the next two years will support the industry while it transitions to a new public media environment, Minister for Māori Development Willie Jackson announced today. “By capturing and sharing local stories and innovative ... More >>

Budget 2022 Bolsters Legal Aid, Ensures Continued Access To Justice

Thursday, 26 May 2022, 6:08 am | New Zealand Government

New Zealand’s legal aid scheme will be significantly strengthened with further investment from Budget 2022, Minister of Justice Kris Faafoi announced today. “Budget 2022 will help around 93,000 more people be eligible for legal aid from January 2023, ... More >>

Rollout Of Cameras On Fishing Vessels To Begin

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 6:41 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government has today confirmed key details of the nationwide rollout of cameras on commercial fishing vessels. “Up to 300 inshore fishing vessels will be fitted with the technology by the end of 2024, providing independent, accurate information ... More >>

Rollout Of Cameras On Fishing Vessels To Begin

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 6:40 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government has today confirmed key details of the nationwide rollout of cameras on commercial fishing vessels. “Up to 300 inshore fishing vessels will be fitted with the technology by the end of 2024, providing independent, accurate information ... More >>

Passport Fees To Increase From 25 May

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 11:56 am | New Zealand Government

As part of a regular review by the Department of Internal Affairs, the fees for New Zealand passports will increase slightly due to the decrease in demand caused by COVID-19. Internal Affairs Minister Jan Tinetti says that the Government has made ... More >>

Government Investing In Warm, Dry Classrooms And New Schools And Kura

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 11:56 am | New Zealand Government

Budget 2022 has taken capital investment in school property under this Government to $3.6 billion since 2018, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today. “A further $777m in capital investment means new schools and kura, more classrooms, and includes ... More >>

Additional Government Support For Buller District Flood Recovery

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 9:43 am | New Zealand Government

The Government is providing additional support to the Buller District Council to assist the recovery from the February 2022 floods, Minister for Emergency Management Kiri Allan announced today. “The Buller District has experienced two significant ... More >>

Boosting The Māori Economy Through Progressive Procurement

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 9:32 am | New Zealand Government

Māori businesses will play a vital role to help lift whānau Māori aspirations and dreams for a better life, while reinforcing New Zealand’s economic security. A successful Progressive Procurement initiative to diversify government spend on ... More >>

Continuing To Improve Māori Employment Outcomes Through Cadetships

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 9:31 am | New Zealand Government

The continued Budget 22 investment into the Cadetship programmes will ensure Māori thrive in the labour market, Minister for Māori Development Willie Jackson announced today. The Government will invest $25 million into the Cadetships programme, delivered ... More >>

Cycleway Rollout Continues At Pace

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 9:21 am | New Zealand Government

Aucklanders living in the Eastern Suburbs now have a safer journey into the central city with the completion of Section 2 of the Glen Innes to Tāmaki Drive Shared Path, a key component of Auckland’s growing green infrastructure. The route between St ... More >>

New Trade Certification System To Be Established

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 4:36 pm | New Zealand Government

The Government is investing $20.3 million to modernise New Zealand’s trade certification system which will help build on our global reputation for producing trusted food for export. “This investment from Budget 2022 helps facilitate New Zealand’s ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL