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Auckland's nightscape to be transformed

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed plans for Auckland’s Harbour Bridge to be transformed at night with a state-of-the-art, sustainable, world first lighting system.

$71k for 120 youth development opportunities

Seven youth sector organisations will share a total of $71,000 funding to help provide new youth development opportunities for around 120 young people, Youth Minister Nikki Kaye announced today.

National running out of excuses on Pike - Little

The latest Pike River revelations further erode National's position of blocking a manned re-entry of the Pike River Mine drift, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little.

Budget 2017: $42m extra for Waikato DHB

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says new funding for Waikato DHB in Budget 2017 increases the DHB’s total allocation to a record level.

Public spending needs to do more for Kiwi kids - Barnardos

Barnardos says Budget 2017 will help some children, but more needs to be done so that all New Zealand children benefit from public spending. 

$26 million extra for Bay of Plenty DHB

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says new funding for Bay of Plenty DHB in Budget 2017 increases the DHB’s total allocation to a record level.

Government raises homeowner insurance premiums

Major increases in taxes and levies on people who insure their homes could see low income households not able to protect themselves from disasters the Insurance Council of New Zealand said today.

$8 million pay rise for community-based midwives

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says community-based midwives are set to receive their share of an $8 million pay increase.

Mental health funding boost welcome news - Matt Doocey

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey has welcomed Government’s announcement of an extra $224 million over four years for mental health services.

PSA comment on closed-door sales of Horowhenua pensioner housing

Pensioner housing in Horowhenua must not be sold without a proper process - and a proposed deal should be stopped, the PSA says.

Horowhenua District Council has reportedly selected a "stock transfer partner" in a process that’s largely taken place behind closed doors.

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