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IWI achievement information released today

More information on the improvements in Māori student achievement has been released today by Education Minister Hekia Parata. Based on information derived from the Ministry of Education’s Public Achievement Information...


Extra Courts & Corrections funding to support Police package

The justice sector will receive an extra $115 million over four years to support the rollout of more police on the beat. Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams and Corrections...


Rugby League World Cup 2017 Community Ambassadors named

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes the appointment today of one hundred volunteer Community Ambassadors for the Rugby League World Cup 2017. “The tournament is shaping up to be...


Support for Canterbury conservation work

Four ambitious conservation projects in Canterbury have received $137,000 in support from the DOC Community Fund, Conservation Ministers Maggie Barry and Nicky Wagner have announced. The projects range from wilding...


Contractor appointed to build first of Northland bridges

Transport Minister Simon Bridges says the replacement of one-way bridges on Northland’s state highways has moved another step forward, with a contractor being appointed to carry out the works at...


Northland action plan making strong progress

Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy have praised the progress of the Tai Tokerau Northland Economic Action Plan, one year on from its launch. The...


Funding for Northland conservation projects

Conservation work in Northland has received a major investment of $400,000 from the DOC Community Fund, announced today by Conservation Minister Maggie Barry. Four groups will receive funding for community...


Rotorua projects to help kokako

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry and Associate Primary Industries Minister Louise Upston say projects to help kokako in Bay of Plenty have been given more than $125,000 from the DOC Community...


Track upgrades to prevent spread of kauri dieback

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says DOC has completed the first stage of a 3-year programme to upgrade tracks in kauri forests to help prevent the spread of kauri dieback. Twenty-six...


Non-emergency police number to be launched

Police Minister Paula Bennett has today announced a new easy-to-remember phone number will be launched for non-urgent police calls. “It’s important that people can contact the police at all times...