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Professor to oversee review of Act

Professor Ron Paterson has been appointed to lead an independent review of the operation of the Veterans’ Support Act 2014, Minister of Veterans’ Affairs David Bennett announced today. “This...


Over 700 Hawkes Bay families to benefit under Government social housing plans

Hundreds of families in the Hawkes Bay will be helped through the Government’s social housing plans for the region, Ministers say. “We’ve made a commitment to help New Zealanders...


New wellbeing strategy for international students

A new wellbeing strategy for international students will help to protect and enhance New Zealand’s reputation as a safe and welcoming study destination, says Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment...


$20m for state integrated schools’ historical property costs

Education Minister Nikki Kaye today attended the Annual Conference of the Association of Proprietors of Integrated Schools (APIS), where she signed a historical $20 million property funding agreement. “This...


UFB phase one 75 per cent complete

More than three-quarters of the build for phase one of the Government’s Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) programme is complete, says Communications Minister Simon Bridges. “This is a fantastic milestone which...


Reducing sudden infant death by 86% in 8 yrs

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the Government is taking steps to dramatically reduce Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI). “This Government believes in supporting women and families to have...


100-plus NZ films available on demand

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has congratulated the New Zealand Film Commission for its video-on-demand platform, NZ Film On Demand, which has just passed a milestone 100 titles.“NZ...


Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia announced

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith today announced the recipients of the latest Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia (PMSA) funding round. 202 New Zealand students from universities...


Appointment to ACC Board

ACC Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced a new appointment to the ACC Board. Leona Murphy joins the board from today for a three year term. “Ms Murphy will bring...


Lay members of the High Court appointed

Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson today announced six re‑appointments and one new appointment as lay members of the High Court under the Commerce Act 1986.Lay members assist the Court in cases involving...