Youth Affairs Minister Nikki Kaye today announced that 47 projects will benefit from the Ministry of Youth Development’s Youth Fund 2014 totalling $200,000.
Waitakere MP Paula Bennett has today indicated her intentions for the next election, in light of draft boundary changes affecting West Auckland.
Proposed new electorate boundaries for the next two general elections have been released for public comment - with 43 electorates facing changes and an additional general electorate in Auckland.
Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today turned the sod to mark the beginning of construction for Housing New Zealand’s new 26 inner city apartments and opened a further six community social housing units in Saint Albans.
ACC Minister Judith Collins is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Gregor Coster to the ACC Board.
"Professor Coster’s extensive experience in the health sector will complement the wide mix of skills already present in the ACC Board," says Ms Collins.
Labour Minister Simon Bridges today announced the permanent Board of the new workplace health and safety regulator, WorkSafe New Zealand.
A new report on land use and water quality shows the need for strong rules to ensure our rivers and lakes are safe for swimming and the need to limit conversions to dairying, the Green Party said today.
UnitedFuture leader and Ohariu MP Peter Dunne is describing the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s report on water quality and use as a "wake-up call for the Wellington region."
Work opportunities continue to open up for beneficiaries thanks to strong relationships between Work and Income and employers.
Labour’s Environment spokesperson Moana Mackey says the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s report on land use and nutrient pollution is timely but it raises some very serious questions around the proposed management of nutrient load in the Ruataniwha scheme currently before a bo
"I congratulate each and every person who is taking a stand today against the welfare reforms that have been introduced by this government" says MANA Leader and MP for Te Tai Tokerau Hone Harawira.
For kids it's never too early to start a Christmas wish list, and New Zealand's largest toy distributor is making it easy for kids and parents by getting their hot picks for Christmas out early this year.
CURRENCY: The FOMC has seen USD buying with a more optimistic tone on the US economy than the market had been expecting. The RBNZ could add to pressure on the NZD if they focus on currency strength.
A new joint venture, involving the ex-Tower Investments equity team, is launching two New Zealand funds targeting Trans-Tasman equities.
A special new black and silver logo will distinguish the Vodafone Warriors from the other 15 NRL clubs in 2014.
New Zealand has soared to sixth in the world for business optimism, its highest ranking since 2010 with the mature economies of the United Kingdom and the United States starting to drive global business growth, according to new research from Grant Thornton’s International Business Report (IBR).
New Zealand Cricket has appointed board member Greg Barclay to be the representative on the board of Cricket World Cup 2015.
Barclay replaces former NZC chair Chris Moller who has been invited to stay on the CWC 2015 board as an independent advisor.
The Telecom Foundation has announced today additional funding to accelerate the rollout of the Manaiakalani programme to other low income communities, initially through pilot activity.
Figures released by Social Development Minister Paula Bennett illustrate the benefits of going from welfare to work, factoring in tax credits for families.
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