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Crown Land Programme extended, potential acquisition of Wakatipu High School site being explored

Clutha-Southland MP Todd Barclay has welcomed today’s announcement that the Government’s Crown Land Programme will be extended to Queenstown. “Housing supply in the Queenstown district is a major issue and...


Govt freeing up land in Queenstown

The Government is extending the successful Crown Land Programme to Queenstown, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams announced today. “As it grows, Queenstown is facing challenges with housing supply. The...


Agreements in principle signed with Whakatōhea and Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua

The Crown has signed agreements in principle to settle the historical Treaty grievances of Whakatōhea and Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson announced...


Speech to the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce – Global Connections Export Summit

When I met with UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson a few weeks ago, one of the things he wanted to talk about was how New Zealand had managed to...


Budget 2017: Further $6 million investment in Bay of Plenty Schools

Around $6 million will be invested to build more new classrooms in the Tauranga area, say Education Minister Nikki Kaye and Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe.Mr Macindoe visited Tauranga Boys’...


$35m for advanced genomics research

The Government will invest up to $35 million over seven years in Genomics Aotearoa, a new collaborative science organisation supporting advanced genomics research, Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith...


Kirkbride Trench officially open

A new interchange and trench on State Highway 20A will make journeys between Auckland Airport and the city safer and more reliable, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. The Prime...


Kirkbride Trench officially open

A new interchange and trench on State Highway 20A will make journeys between Auckland Airport and the city safer and more reliable, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says.The Prime Minister and...


Plan to raise achievement in maths and writing

Education Minister Nikki Kaye today released a plan to support schools and early learning providers to lift achievement in maths and writing. Earlier this year the Government announced a...


Twenty new housing areas for Nelson, Tasman

Housing supply in the Nelson-Tasman region has received a major boost with the establishment of 20 new Special Housing Areas (SHAs) with capacity for 1700 homes, Building and Construction...