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Review of aged care software welcome

Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner is welcoming the findings of an independent review into a world-leading assessment tool to enhance the quality of care in residential aged care facilities.The interRAI...


Lessons for Corrections in prisoner care

Corrections Minister Louise Upston has welcomed the release of the Chief Ombudsman’s report into Corrections’ care and management of prisoners at risk of self-harm.“I have been briefed by the Corrections...


New Zealand companies impress at Dubai tradeshow

Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy has attended the world’s largest food tradeshow in Dubai today, as annual two-way trade with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries exceeds $3.2 billion.“This visit...


New $3.8m classroom block for Long Bay Primary School, Auckland

Around $3.8 million will be invested to build a new two-storey classroom block at Auckland’s Long Bay Primary School, says Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye.The Prime Minister, the Right Hon...


Judges announced for Education Awards

Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced the judging panel for the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards.Included in the panel are Michelle Dickinson, the 2016 Women of Influence Award winner for...


$6 million boost to the Community Resilience Partnership Fund for Canterbury’s wellbeing

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today launched the $6 million boost to the Community Resilience Partnership Fund to support community-led wellbeing projects in Canterbury following the earthquakes.“Supporting the rebuild in...


Parapets, facades to be secured on 38 streets

The 38 streets where building owners need to secure unreinforced masonry (URM) facades and parapets from Hurunui to Wellington within a year have been identified, Building and Construction Minister Dr...


New emergency housing development open

More families will have a warm and safe place to stay in times of need with the opening of the first stages of an emergency housing development in Otahuhu, Auckland.The...


Victoria Square restoration underway

The restoration of earthquake-damaged Victoria Square is now underway, Associate Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says.The Canterbury earthquakes left the square in poor condition, with significant damage to...


$1 million for Christchurch sports hub

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has announced a $1 million investment into a new sports hub for Christchurch.“The Ngā Puna Wai Sports Hub will be set across 32 hectares...