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$9m redevelopment of Mana College, Porirua

Around $9 million will be invested to redevelop Mana College in Porirua, say Education Minister Nikki Kaye and Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe. Minister Kaye visited the school this...


Prisoners complete 11 million hours of Industry, Treatment and Learning

Eleven million hours of rehabilitation, education, employment and constructive activities have been completed by prisoners in the last financial year, as part of the Working Prisons initiative, says Corrections...


National selects Clutha-Southland candidate

Hamish Walker has tonight been selected by local party members as National’s 2017 Clutha-Southland candidate. Mr Walker, 32, lives in the Clutha-Southland electorate with his partner Penny and has a...


New bill updates military justice system

A bill that will update and better align the military justice system with the New Zealand criminal justice system was introduced to Parliament yesterday. The Military Justice Legislation Amendment...


KiwiSaver HomeStart continues to grow

KiwiSaver HomeStart is playing an increasing role in helping home buyers purchase their first property, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith says. “The second full year of the...


Better offender identity checking now possible

The ability of agencies to verify the identity of high-risk offenders will be strengthened following the passage of the Enhancing Identity Verification and Border Processes Legislation Bill, says Justice...


New Permanent Representative to the UN

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee today announced the appointment of Craig Hawke as Permanent Representative to the New Zealand Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York. “The New...


Agreement in Principle signed with Moriori

The Crown has signed an agreement in principle with Hokotehi Moriori Trust to settle the historical Treaty of Waitangi claims of Moriori, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher...


More than 3,739 years’ service to New Zealand

Customs Minister Tim Macindoe has recognised 165 long-serving Customs officers and staff across the country, who have protected our borders and served New Zealand for more than 3,739 years...


Regulatory change proposed to support space rocket launches

The Government is seeking public feedback on how to best manage space rocket activity and its environmental impacts in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and the Extended Continental Shelf...