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Speech to National Cross Sector Forum – $1.5 billion Budget boost for education

Tēnā koutou katoa. Welcome. It’s a pleasure to be here today to talk about my first Budget as Education Minister. I am honoured to be here with so many...


Speech to National Cross Sector Forum – $1.5 billion Budget boost for education

Tēnā koutou katoa. Welcome. It’s a pleasure to be here today to talk about my first Budget as Education Minister.I am honoured to be here with so many people dedicated...


$4.5m to explore census transformation


$10.2m to improve financial capability of young New Zealanders

Budget 2017 is investing $10.2 million of operating funding over the next four years for initiatives to improve the financial capability of young New Zealanders, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister...


$982m funding boost for Defence

New Zealand’s Defence Force will receive a $406 million boost in operating funding over four years and $576 million in capital as part of Budget 2017, says Defence Minister Mark...


$81.8m for Community Corrections and prisoner rehabilitation

Budget 2017 invests $81.8 million of new operating funding over four years to help manage offenders serving sentences in the community and to improve prisoner rehabilitation, Corrections Minister Louise Upston...


$81.9m for excellent high impact science

Budget 2017 will invest an additional $81.9 million of new operating funding over four years to support high-impact, mission-led programmes of science through the Endeavour Fund, Science and Innovation Minister...


$40.5m for strategic science investment

$40.5 million of new operating funding in Budget 2017 will help to reduce the risk to life from natural disasters and hazards, and explore the unique environment of Antarctica, Science...


$132.1m investment in tertiary education

Budget 2017 invests $132.1 million of new operating funding to develop the skills and knowledge needed for a stronger and more internationally connected New Zealand economy, Tertiary Education, Skills and...


$21.2m to tell New Zealand’s stories and news

Budget 2017 includes a significant investment in Radio New Zealand, as well as new funding to support the understanding of our most important national stories, Ms Barry says.Radio New Zealand...