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Pre-Budget speech on new measures to increase the number and quality of our teachers

Delivered to executive members of the Auckland Secondary Principals Association and Auckland Primary Principals Association - not delivered word for word Thank you for taking the time out of...


Future in focus for learners and employers

Learners and employers are demanding more flexible learning and a combination of technical and life skills knowledge, according to feedback to the Tertiary Education Commission. The Tertiary Education Commission...


Several new measures to support teacher supply and quality

The Minister of Education Nikki Kaye has today announced new measures to enhance teacher quality and supply.In a speech at Onehunga High School, Ms Kaye told principals that alongside funding...


Kaiapoi Domain returned to the community

The return of Kaiapoi Domain to the Waimakariri District Council marks the start of a new chapter for the area, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith says. Dr...


Budget 2017: $5.2m to fund more teachers in priority subjects

Education Minister Nikki Kaye has announced that Budget 2017 will commit $5.2 million of operating funding over the next four years to expand the innovative teacher training programme, Teach First...


Government responds to Productivity Commission on social services

Finance Minister Steven Joyce has today released the full Government response to the Productivity Commission’s report on More Effective Social Services. “The Government is well-aligned with the Productivity Commission’s...


DOC funded to protect and enhance conservation estate

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says DOC is fully able to do its job of protecting precious native species while also managing the increasing number of tourists coming to New...


New North Road construction underway

The construction of 100 new homes on land formerly set aside by NZTA for roading can now begin, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams announced today at the sod-turning in...


Sister School fund recipients announced

Ten schools across New Zealand will receive assistance to deepen their China sister school relationships, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith announced in Beijing today. The New...


Progress for education in Havelock North and Hawke’s Bay

Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced that the Ministry of Education will work with schools and communities to develop an Area Strategy for the Havelock North/Hastings area, as well...