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Labour to take $2.5b from Kiwi families

The Labour Party wants to take $2.5 billion from Kiwi families from 1 April next year with a pale imitation of the Budget's Family Incomes package, National Party Campaign Chair...


Changes to kiwifruit regulations

New changes to update kiwifruit regulations and help future-proof the industry will come into force on 1 August 2017, Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy has announced today. “These...


10,700 more houses in the Waikato

The Housing Infrastructure Fund will provide 10,700 more houses across two major new subdivisions in the Waikato, Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith...


Five Councils to receive funding through HIF

Five of New Zealand’s fastest growing Councils will have infrastructure projects funded through the Government’s $1 billion Housing Infrastructure Fund, Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Building and Construction Minister...


More than 1.2m influenza vaccines distributed

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says 1.2 million New Zealanders have been immunised with the seasonal influenza vaccine this year. “This is the sixth year in a row where more...


$1b infrastructure fund accelerates housing supply

The allocation of the $1 billion Housing Infrastructure Fund today is another milestone in the Government’s plan to increase housing supply for a growing New Zealand, Prime Minister Bill English...


New section of Omokoroa to Tauranga cycleway opens

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has officially opened a new section of the Omokoroa to Tauranga City cycleway that will link this growing area.Mr Bridges today opened the 1.1 kilometre section...


35,000 more new houses in Tauranga

The Housing Infrastructure Fund will provide $230 million in funding to the Tauranga City Council to provide for 35,000 more houses through three major new infrastructure projects in the city,...


Funding for Foxton's new multi-purpose community facility

A new multi-purpose community facility in Foxton will receive more than a million dollars in government funding from the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund (RCHF).Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie...


Government partnering with Te Puea Memorial Marae

Te Puea Memorial Marae and the Government have teamed up to support vulnerable Auckland families through winter. “We’ve been clear that we all need to work together to address...