Deputy PM says bigotry must not be tolerated

Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson has spoken out about hate and bigotry online, revealing he has faced homophobic abuse at public meetings recently. In... Read More

Oranga Tamariki: We have let down the communities

Poor financial management of sexual violence services has forced Oranga Tamariki - OT -  to take the "additional measure" of reviewing... Read More

Plasterboard taskforce to address product shortage

The Government is setting up a Ministerial taskforce to address plasterboard shortages in New Zealand. The taskforce will have key construction, building... Read More

Meth addiction service launched in Eastern BOP

The Government has delivered on its commitment to roll out the free methamphetamine harm reduction programme Te Ara Oranga to the eastern Bay of Plenty,... Read More

National‘s Sam Uffindell wins Tauranga by-election

National Party candidate Sam Uffindell has won the Tauranga electorate by-election and will be Tauranga's new MP. Preliminary results on Saturday... Read More

ACC boss ‘personally sorry’ for privacy breaches

ACC chief executive Megan Main has apologised for privacy breaches made by staff at the organisation. A damning independent review found ACC's... Read More

Further pay bump for new parents

Paid Parental leave entitlements will increase on July 1, resulting in up to $40 extra a week for new parents, or up to an additional $1040 for those... Read More

Māori Electoral Option Bill: Govt announce changes

The Government’s announcement changing the Māori Electoral Option to allow Māori voters to switch electoral rolls at any time, “is a step... Read More

Three Waters: Bill passes first reading

The first piece of legislation putting in place the government's three waters reforms has passed its first reading in Parliament. New Zealand's... Read More

Charities Act changes to benefit NZ communities

Following a comprehensive review of the Charities Act, the Government is moving ahead with changes to modernise the legislation that will increase transparency... Read More

Govt invests in cost-saving biosecurity app

  The Government is strengthening New Zealand’s biosecurity system with investments in biosecurity technology to support our rural sector’s... Read More

Funding to continue for Oranga Tamariki

  The Government has signalled its commitment to the future direction of Oranga Tamariki with a funding package that will enable iwi, hapū, and... Read More

Toi Māori focus of culture and heritage investment

Government investment into culture and heritage will ensure the sector continues to flourish with a focus on resilience, sustainability, and mātauranga... Read More

Government helps protect shops from ram raids

The Government is providing further support to help Police protect small businesses affected by a spike in ram raids, Minister of Police Poto Williams... Read More

Govt invests in sustainable food producer

The development of sustainable, plant-based foods and meat alternatives is getting new Government backing, with investment from a dedicated regional... Read More