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Finlayson: Extra Funding To Reach Treaty Settlement Goal

Finlayson: Extra Funding To Reach Treaty Settlement Goal

Budget 2010 provides an extra $6.5 million over the next three years to achieve the Government's goal of settling all historical Treaty of Waitangi claims by 2014.

Tolley: Schools Get Extra $156m Over Next Four Years

Tolley: Schools Get Extra $156m Over Next Four Years

New Zealand schools will benefit from significant extra Budget funding, as the Government invests in priority frontline areas that most benefit students, Education Minister Anne Tolley says.

Sharples: Budget Supports Māori Business And Innovation

Sharples: Budget Supports Māori Business And Innovation

Budget 2010 provides support in several areas for Māori business to contribute to the economic recovery and help Māori get ahead under their own steam, Māori Affairs Minister Pita Sharples says.

Tolley: Extra ECE Spending, Targeting Families In Need

Tolley: Extra ECE Spending, Targeting Families In Need

The Government will spend an extra $107 million on early childhood education in 2010/11 and ensure these services are available to families in most need, Education Minister Anne Tolley says.

The Budget allocation will increase the Government's annual investment in ECE to $1.3 billion.

Sharples: Whare Oranga Ake Will Help Cut Reoffending

Sharples: Whare Oranga Ake Will Help Cut Reoffending

Budget funding for two new Whare Oranga Ake - reintegration units for prisoners - will help to reduce re-offending and re-imprisonment rates, Associate Corrections Minister Pita Sharples says.

Tolley: Extra $1.4 Billion For Schools, Early Childhood

Tolley: Extra $1.4 Billion For Schools, Early Childhood

Budget 2010 delivers a substantial boost to education in a difficult economic environment, Education Minister Anne Tolley says.

Power: More Budget Funding For Community Law Centres

Power: More Budget Funding For Community Law Centres

The Government will continue to fund community law centres because of their important role in providing access to justice, Justice Minister Simon Power says.

Te Heuheu: Economic Development Boost For Pacific People

Te Heuheu: Economic Development Boost For Pacific People

Budget 2010 will provide a significant boost to the economic prospects of Pacific people, Pacific Island Minister Georgina te Heuheu says.

New $90.5m Fund For Social Sector Transformation

New $90.5m Fund For Social Sector Transformation

Building on the success of its Community Response Fund, the Government has put $90.5 million over the next four years into a transformation fund for Non-Government Organisations to deliver extra high-quality services.

New Border Management System, Better Security

New Border Management System, Better Security

Budget 2010 provides $75.9 million of capital funding over the next four years for a new joint border management system (JBMS), Customs Minister Maurice Williamson says.