The MÄori Party reiterated its call for the history of the New Zealand Land Wars to be taught in schools, while supporting Treaty settlements for three iwi from Taranaki in Parliament today.
A proposal to form a water company to manage water and wastewater is back on the agenda.
The House of Representatives sat through extended sitting hours this morning to pass the Ngāruahine, Te Atiawa and Taranaki Iwi Claims Settlement Bills through their third readings.
A judge has spoken out about the appalling state of youth justice facilities yet the government still fails to act, says New Zealand First.
The government’s underfunding of the under-13 GP checks means that general practices are struggling to meet demand, says New Zealand First.
The Government's failure to act on recommendations from Judge Henwood, based on years of work by the Confidential Listening and Assistance Service (CLAS) will further undermine any faith victims may have put into the process, says Labour’s Children’s Spokesperson Jacinda Arden.
The Minister for Social Development needs to issue a full universal apology to those abused while in state care, and immediately set up an independent body to resolve historic and current complaints of abuse and neglect, the Green Party said today.
The government is introducing a licensing system for insolvency practitioners, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith announced today.
A new reporting tool has been introduced to create a more user-friendly and interactive experience for the public and the media to access crime information, says Police Minister Judith Collins.
National’s failure to deal with the housing crisis in New Zealand is once again being exposed by the Reserve Bank today, in a scathing assessment of the Government’s response, says Labour Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson
The ineffectiveness of the National Government’s approach to schooling has been highlighted by the latest Trends in International Maths and Science Study (TIMSS) report released overnight, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.
The Government has an opportunity to support the more than 1.5 million Kiwis who live in rented homes, when Metiria Turei’s Residential Tenancies (Safe and Secure Rentals) Amendment Bill is voted on this evening.
Minister for MÄori Development and Associate Minister for Economic Development Te Ururoa Flavell is welcoming MÄori involvement in the Southland Regional Development Strategy Action Plan launched today, which aims to diversify Southland’s economy, grow the population and strengthen local
The company which will be a key player in achieving New Zealand’s Predator Free 2050 ambition is now up and running, Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says.
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett today announced a $510,000 package to help strengthen Southland’s tourism industry and attract more visitors to the region.
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy today announced a $520,000 boost for Southland’s primary sector.
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy today announced government support for a new regional growth plan to bolster the Southland economy.
The Cannabis Party is pleased to announce an exclusive guided tour of California to buy legal cannabis.
By-election candidate Brandon Stronge said the tour was a unique opportunity for medical cannabis users to bring cannabis back into New Zealand legally.
Further submissions to the proposed Southland Water and Land Plan are invited from 30 November to close of business on 19 December.
New Zealand First is challenging the Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism John Key to announce an injection of at least $8.5 million into the Kaikoura District Council immediately.