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Progress on Pt England housing development

Legislation enabling a housing development at Point England and progress on Ngāti Paoa’s historical Treaty settlement has passed its second reading by 62-43, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick...


Budget 2017: growing our economy and supporting kiwi families

The National-led Government is delivering its ninth Budget on Thursday. Budget 2017 will see fresh ideas from a strong, unified Government. Under the direction of Prime Minister Bill English, Budget...


Bill to tackle meth, damage, unlawful tenancies

The Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill (No. 2) introduced to Parliament today will provide better protections and clarity for tenants and landlords, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith says....


More aged care nurses to meet growing demand

Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says the number of registered nurses working in rest homes and aged care facilities has increased significantly since 2011 and is more than keeping...


New laws to monitor drug and alcohol use

New laws will allow Police and Corrections to better ensure offenders in the community or defendants on bail are adhering to conditions not to consume alcohol or drugs, say...


New laws to monitor drug and alcohol use

New laws will allow Police and Corrections to better ensure offenders in the community or defendants on bail are adhering to conditions not to consume alcohol or drugs, say...


All New Zealanders to see connectivity benefits

The Government is committed to making New Zealand’s communications network one of the best in the world, Communications Minister Simon Bridges says.Minister Bridges spoke at the 2017 Rural Connectivity Symposium...


Significant progress on healthy kids target

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health target results show increased performance around the country, particularly on the raising healthy kids target.“The six national health targets help to drive...


Agreed action plan for An Accessible City

Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner and Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel have received the Council’s updated implementation plan to improve the detailed design of An Accessible City roading...


Number of people on a benefit continues to fall

The number of people on a main benefit in New Zealand is the lowest it’s been in a March quarter for the past 20 years. The number of sole...