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Redevelopment to house 240 people making progress

The Government’s plan to develop 12 old houses into 44 new social housing is moving at pace in Auckland. Social Housing Minster Amy Adams and Associate Social Housing Minister...


DOC celebrates 30 years of achievements

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry congratulates the Department of Conservation (DOC) on its 30th birthday and three decades of protecting our natural heritage. “DOC can be rightly proud of its...


$9.5m project to deliver 10 extra classrooms at Fruitvale Primary School, Auckland

Fruitvale Primary School in New Lynn is the latest Auckland school to receive extra classrooms to help it accommodate a growing roll, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye announced today....


Over 900 schools part of KickStart Breakfast

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says over 28,000 students in more than 900 schools are receiving a healthy start to the day through the KickStart Breakfast programme.                                                                      “The KickStart Breakfast programme helps to...


More student loan defaulters paying up

Revenue Minister Judith Collins and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith say they are encouraged to see a marked increase in overseas student loan defaulters contacting Inland Revenue...


Runs on the board for gender equality in cricket

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman will tonight acknowledge steps being taken to improve gender equality in cricket at the ANZ New Zealand Cricket Awards. “It is a credit...


$65k for 640 youth development opportunities

Seven youth sector organisations will share a total of $65,000 funding to help them provide new youth development opportunities for around 640 young people, Youth Minister Nikki Kaye announced...


Red zone use encouraged as Outline approved

The Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Gerry Brownlee has approved the first phase of future land use decisions for Christchurch’s Avon River Corridor red zone. On March 23, Regenerate...


Regions continue to grow strongly

The latest regional growth statistics show 12 out of New Zealand’s 15 regions grew in the year to March 2016, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges says. The GDP statistics...


Trans-Tasman cable improves connectivity

Communications Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed today’s announcement that the Tasman Global Access cable is up and running, enhancing New Zealand’s telecommunications resilience and global connectivity. Running between Raglan...