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Corrections staff recognised for Pacific service

Corrections Minister Louise Upston today acknowledged eight Corrections staff who have helped with and developed corrections services in the Pacific. Service pins were presented to the eight staff in...


New Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence

The University of Auckland and Victoria University of Wellington have been successful in their bids to host new Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence (CAPEs), Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister...


Acting District Court Judges appointed

Two Acting District Court Judges have been appointed, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today. Tauranga Crown Solicitor Greg Hollister-Jones has been appointed an Acting District Court Judge with a jury...


National transition extended for quake recovery

Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee says an extension to the national transition period will continue to support recovery efforts following the Kaikōura earthquake. Mr Brownlee has given notice of...


Offenders helped into stable employment

Corrections’ new recruitment service is finding early success, with 140 offenders placed in permanent employment in just three months. “Stable employment is a major factor to helping offenders lead...


Living kidney donors rates continues to grow

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says on World Kidney Day that the number of living kidney donors continues to increase, having a massive impact on the lives of patients and...


Address to the Employers and Manufacturers Association annual payroll conference

Good morning and thank you for inviting me to your 20th Annual Payroll Conference. It is a pleasure to be here. You’ve asked me to talk about how Inland...


$60 million safety upgrade underway for alternate South Island state highway route

Transport Minister Simon Bridges says work is ramping up on a $60 million investment programme to upgrade the alternate state highway route between Picton and Christchurch while the reconstruction...


$257m savings reinvested into reducing crime

Initiatives to reduce crime and reoffending have been made possible through smart fiscal management by justice sector agencies, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. The Justice Sector Fund allows money...


$5.5m to support major golfing events in NZ

Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman today announced a $5.5 million investment into two major golfing events. Through the Major Events Development Fund...