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It’s time to demand better water reform - Whangarei District Council

"It’s time for the Whangarei District to demand better three waters reform, and reject the Government’s one size fits none plan, says Mayor Sheryl Mai.

Water reform - time for South Waikato communities to be heard - Mayor

"It’s time for South Waikato to have our say on the Government’s three waters reform," says Mayor Jenny Shattock.

Minister to meet all rural and provincial councils - McAnulty

New Associate Minister of Local Government Kieran McAnulty is today beginning a series of visits to all of the 55 rural and provincial councils across the motu.

Government action to tackle delays in Family Court - Allan

New legislation aimed at tackling delays in the family justice system, will help improve the wellbeing of thousands of children caught up in Family Court disputes every year, Justice Minister Kiri Allan says.

Govt boosts digital skills for over 30,000 small businesses - Nash

More than 30,000 small businesses have participated in Government-funded digital training, which supports businesses to take advantage of digital tools and new opportunities through e-commerce, Minister for Small Business Stuart Nash announced today.

Avatar subsidies leave taxpayers feeling blue - Brooke van Velden

"Hollywood elites are taking New Zealand taxpayers for a ride, with film subsidies costing them hundreds of millions of dollars every year," says ACT Deputy Leader Brooke van Velden.

Questions raised by Oranga Tamariki employment - ACT New Zealand

"Further revelations on 1News tonight show the poor process that has been followed at Oranga Tamariki in employing Matthew Tukaki, and raise questions about why the Government continues employing him," says ACT’s Children spokesperson Karen Chhour.

New Public Health services to improve health for all Kiwis - Little and Verrall

New Public Health services to improve health for all Kiwis

The rollout of the new nationwide health system continued today with the launch of the country’s first national public health system to fight disease and promote healthy lives.

Applications now open for new work visa holders from offshore - Michael Wood

New Zealand has taken another significant step forward in our Reconnecting plan today, as work visa applications open for people offshore, Immigration Minister Michael Wood says.

Government to blame for skills shortage - National Party

The Immigration Minister’s comments that employers across the tourism sector are struggling to hire staff because of low wages and insecure working conditions are unhelpful, insulting to business owners and an attempt to distract from the Government’s immigration failures, National’s Immigr