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Time to speak out about elder abuse

Minister for Seniors Maggie Barry is calling for everyone to bring the issue of elder abuse and neglect out in to the open and speak out about it whenever possible.“Elder...


Research grants focus on Maori & Pacific health

Minister of Health Jonathan Coleman and Minister of Science and Innovation Paul Goldsmith have welcomed this year’s annual funding round of Health Research Council grants with a number focusing...


Research grants focus on Maori & Pacific health

Minister of Health Jonathan Coleman and Minister of Science and Innovation Paul Goldsmith have welcomed this year’s annual funding round of Health Research Council grants with a number focusing...


New Consul-General to Hong Kong announced

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced diplomat Carl Worker as New Zealand’s next Consul-General in Hong Kong, a role he has held previously. “New Zealand has a close relationship...


New Ambassador to China announced

New Zealand's next ambassador to China will be Clare Fearnley, Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee announced today. “New Zealand’s relationship with China is one of our most important. In its...


New Ambassador to Mexico announced

Foreign Affairs Minister Gerry Brownlee has today named diplomat Mark Sinclair as New Zealand’s new Ambassador to Mexico. “Mexico is an important partner for New Zealand as we look to...


New Ambassador to Germany announced

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced diplomat Rupert Holborow as New Zealand’s new Ambassador to Germany. “New Zealand enjoys an excellent relationship with Germany, with extensive political, trade, scientific...


Latest major projects interim report released

The Government has released the Major Projects Performance Report for the period November 2016 to March 2017, covering 55 complex major projects across government with a whole of life...


Over 1000 new transitional housing places

More transitional housing is coming online every week across New Zealand, helping more vulnerable families in urgent need of housing. “We’ve made a commitment to help New Zealanders find...


New National Environmental Standard for marine aquaculture proposed

A proposed National Environmental Standard for Marine Aquaculture to make re-consenting existing marine farms more consistent and efficient has been released today by Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and...