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Māori medium Educators and Iwi gather in Wellington to celebrate Māori achievement

Māori medium national peak bodies Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust, Te Rūnanganui o Ngā Kura Kaupapa Māori, Ngā Kura ā Iwi, Te Akatea, and iwi representatives have been given...


Construction on next stage of Central Plains Water begins

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed the official start of construction on Stage 2 of Central Plains Water, which could have economic benefits of up to $374 million....


$1.2m for more classrooms at Omokoroa Point School, Tauranga

Around $1.2 million will be invested to build three additional classrooms at Omokoroa Point School in Tauranga, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye announced today. “Tauranga is one of New...


Benefit numbers continue to fall

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the number of people receiving a main benefit has continued to fall, with the proportion of the population on a main benefit (9.6...


Crown Manager to Kaipara District Council withdrawn

Associate Minister of Local Government Jacqui Dean today announced that she is withdrawing Crown Manager, Peter Winder, from the Kaipara District Council because of technical uncertainties about his appointment....


$9.9m Outpatient clinic for Waitemata opens

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today opened Waitemata DHB’s new $9.9 million outpatient clinic at North Shore Hospital. “The new fit-for-purpose $9.9 million outpatient facility at North Shore Hospital...


Tax measures in response to flooding

Inland Revenue will waive use of money interest on late tax payments when flooding has prevented people from paying on time, say Lead Minister for Edgecumbe Anne Tolley and...


National picks 2017 Rangitata candidate

National has chosen Andrew Falloon to contest the Rangitata electorate at the 2017 General Election.  Originally from Ashburton, Mr Falloon was born and raised in the electorate. He has extensive...


Govt provides $3m for Christchurch home buyers

Government funding that was committed to assist the Christchurch City Council in their housing objectives will be used to establish a shared equity home ownership initiative, says Social Housing...


Social housing a focus in build up to busy time in Auckland

Months of hard work has put Government in a good position to house those most in need in Auckland during a busy period says Associate Social Housing Minister Alfred Ngaro.“Over...