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Transitional housing provides much needed support for Chatham Islands

A new transitional whare will go a long way in helping to ease the serious housing shortage on the Chatham Islands (Rēkohu/Wharekauri), says Minister for Māori Development Hon Nanaia Mahuta and Minister for Whānau Ora Hon Peeni Henare.

NZ joins global child support initiative

Foreign-based parents who avoid their child support obligations in New Zealand are being targeted in a change that will make it easier for Inland Revenue to collect money owed.

Slow-growth policies undermining financial stability - Goldsmith

The Government’s slow-growth policies are undermining New Zealand’s financial stability, National’s Finance spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says.

Government steps up work on tackling waste - Sage

The Government today released the next phase of its plan to tackle New Zealand’s mounting waste challenges.

Better protections for vulnerable contractors - NZ Government

The government is taking another step to ensure our economy is inclusive, and works for all New Zealanders. We are seeking feedback on options to better protect workers in vulnerable contracting situations, Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says.

Dairyworks takeover should be Ministers’ decision - Chris Leitch

Ministers should accept responsibility for the final decision on the takeover of the second largest cheese maker in New Zealand, Dairyworks and not hide under the skirts of the Overseas Investment Office.

Better protections for vulnerable contractors - Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

The government is taking another step to ensure our economy is inclusive, and works for all New Zealanders. We are seeking feedback on options to better protect workers in vulnerable contracting situations, Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says.

Major redevelopment for Lynfield College in Auckland - Hipkins

Auckland’s Lynfield College is set for a major upgrade, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.

"The school’s administration building will be rebuilt and a new block of 30 classrooms will replace an existing block that has fallen into disrepair," Chris Hipkins said

Mercury Bay Community Board elects chairperson and deputy

The first meeting of the new term for the Mercury Bay Community Board got underway yesterday with Rekha Giri-Percival elected chairperson and Bill McLean as deputy chairperson.

PGF supports more manufacturing in Manawatu - Jones

A $261,000 loan from the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) has helped a family-run business in Manawatū to scale up manufacturing capacity, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced at its opening today.