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Te Heuheu: Education, Housing, Health For Pacific People

Te Heuheu: Education, Housing, Health For Pacific People

28 May 2009 - Pacific people will benefit from several Budget 2009 initiatives, including significant extra funding for education, housing and health, Pacific Island Affairs Minister Georgina te Heuheu says.

Worth: More Money To Fight Child Abuse Image Trade

Worth: More Money To Fight Child Abuse Image Trade

28 May 2009 - The campaign against the child pornography trade has received a $2.4 million boost in Budget 2009, Internal Affairs Minister Richard Worth says.

English: Budget 2009 Supports Thousands Of Jobs

English: Budget 2009 Supports Thousands Of Jobs

28 May 2009 - Budget 2009 will help New Zealanders through the recession by supporting thousands of jobs, Finance Minister Bill English says.

Turia: Funding To Support Voice Of Community

Turia: Funding To Support Voice Of Community

28 May 2009 - Budget 2009 has allocated $1.2 million to strengthen local networks and give a voice to community groups that are often not heard in government processes, Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Tariana Turia says.

Heatley: Budget Support For Fisheries And Aquaculture

Heatley: Budget Support For Fisheries And Aquaculture

28 May 2009 - New Budget funding will help the aquaculture industry grow, put more fisheries officers on New Zealand beaches and help improve recreational fisheries management.

Heatley: Community Housing Gets $40 Million Boost

Heatley: Community Housing Gets $40 Million Boost

28 May 2009 - Budget 2009 will provide an extra $40 million for housing services over the next four years, Housing Minister Phil Heatley says.

Most of the additional money - $20 million in capital funding - will go to Housing New Zealand's Housing Innovation Fund.

Mapp: Budget Boost Supports Strong Base For Science

Mapp: Budget Boost Supports Strong Base For Science

28 May 2009 - Budget 2009 recognises the critical role science and technology will play in the economic recovery through substantial extra funding, Research, Science and Technology Minister Wayne Mapp says.

Key: Budget Puts New Zealand On Strong Footing

Key: Budget Puts New Zealand On Strong Footing

28 May 2009 - The National-led Government's Budget will help put New Zealand on the road to recovery, Prime Minister John Key said.

Joyce: Funding Boost For State Highways

Joyce: Funding Boost For State Highways

28 May 2009 - The Government will invest close to $3 billion in the State Highway network over the next three years, delivering significant productivity gains over time, Transport Minister Steven Joyce says.

This will be about $1 billion more than the previous Government allocated.

English: Budget Sets Out New Zealand's Road To Recovery

English: Budget Sets Out New Zealand's Road To Recovery

28 May 2009 - Budget 2009 will lift economic growth, help New Zealanders through the recession and strengthen the Government's books, Finance Minister Bill English says.