Recommended NZ | Guide to Money | Gimme: Competitions - Giveaways

Politics

Govt breaks early childhood education promises - Willis

The Government has broken its promises for early childhood education (ECE) in its first Budget leaving parents and educators to ask what priority it really places on early learning, National’s Early Childhood Education Spokesperson Nicola Willis says.

$7 million for Whenua Maori Programme

As part of the Government’s commitment to fit-for-purpose services for Māori land owners, $7 million has been set aside as contingency for the Whenua Māori Programme in Budget ’18.

Low income earners to subsidise homes for wealthy - Collins

Labour’s admission there will be no income limits for people who want to buy KiwiBuild houses will mean low income New Zealanders will help subsidise homes for the wealthy, National’s Housing and Urban Development spokesperson Judith Collins says.

National’s heating cuts would hurt over a million Kiwis - Woods

Simon Bridge’s promise to cut heating support for Kiwi families would see over a million people lose money to heat their homes each winter, says Minister Megan Woods.

Funds to tackle waste problems - Sage

A facility to recycle tyres and a project to reuse old photocopier toner are getting off the ground with support from the Waste Minimisation Fund, Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage said today.

Budget approved for Papaioea Place - PNCC

Construction on the Papaioea Place community housing development is due to commence construction with an additional two housing units than previously planned.

Change KiwiSaver 'Member Tax Credit Name' to one that makes sense

Changing the name of KiwiSaver’s ‘Member Tax Credit’ could help eligible KiwiSavers access an annual $521.43 handout from the Government.

Reckless Govt willing to gamble public safety - National

The Ardern-Peters Government is putting ideology ahead of public safety by not building the much-needed prison at Waikeria, National’s Corrections Spokesperson David Bennett says.

Family First welcomes progress on Oranga Tamariki watchdog

Family First NZ is welcoming progress towards a fully independent watchdog for Oranga Tamariki.

Tech in NZ needs more young women - Curran

Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran says New Zealand’s tech sector needs more young women to help break down stereotypes and redress gender imbalance in the industry.