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Toi ED: Eastern Bay growth will be felt for generations

Today’s [subs 25 February 2020] Provincial Growth Fund announcement for the Kawerau Rail Terminal is a significant milestone for the entire Eastern Bay of Plenty sub region and marks a ‘generational change’ for local communities.

Hunger strike the new way to get early release - David Bennett

The Department of Corrections decision to release a prisoner on hunger strike is an alarming indicator of the culture that Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis has built within the organisation, National’s Corrections spokesperson David Bennett says.

New Zealand Arts Council has two new board members

Two new appointees, Robyn Hunt and Kura Moeahu, have joined Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa (the board of Creative New Zealand), Manatū Taonga Ministry of Culture and Heritage advised today.

$19.9 million from PGF for Kawerau

A $19.9 million investment from the Provincial Growth Fund will help develop essential infrastructure for an industrial hub in the Bay of Plenty town of Kawerau, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones says.

Vision New Zealand responds to Jevan Goulter comments

Hannah Tamaki, Leader of Vision New Zealand says she is appalled at the outburst that the Campaign Manager of Vision New Zealand, posted on his private Facebook page last night. "I would never condone that disgusting language and behaviour.

20k more children in poverty under Jacinda Ardern - Simon Bridges

Huge increases in the cost of living because of the Government’s poor policy making decisions means 20,000 more children are living in poverty since Jacinda Ardern became the Prime Minister, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges says.

$19.9 million from PGF for Kawerau - Shane Jones

A $19.9 million investment from the Provincial Growth Fund will help develop essential infrastructure for an industrial hub in the Bay of Plenty town of Kawerau, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones says.

Increase wages to address child poverty - CTU

The Council of Trade Unions is pleased that the Government is continuing to shine light on the issue of poverty in New Zealand and specifically child poverty with new statistics out today.

18,400 children lifted out of poverty - Government

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has welcomed new reporting showing the Coalition Government is on track to meet its child poverty targets, with 18,400 children lifted out of poverty as a result of the Families Package.

PGF funds Mahia roading package - Tabuteau

The Provincial Growth Fund is investing $8.3 million on a roading package for Mahia that will lead to greater and wider economic benefits for the region and beyond, Under Secretary for Regional Economic Development Fletcher Tabuteau announced at an event in Mahia today.