Support to improve student attendance & wellbeing

The Government has opened an urgent response fund to support schools and early learning services to get children and young people back on track after... Read More

Govt makes fund to help save local events and jobs

The Government has established a new $10 million fund for the domestic events sector to help save jobs and protect incomes as it recovers from the impacts... Read More

Bill to improve fuel market passes first reading

A new bill is being introduced in parliament in a bit to get New Zealanders a fairer deal at the petrol pump. Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods... Read More

Woods and Webb give NZ‘s COVID-19 isolation update

Minister Megan Woods and Air Commodore Digby Webb are giving an update on the country's COVID-19 isolation and quarantine system. In COVID-19 developments... Read More

Todd Muller announces caucus reshuffle

With the retirement of Paula Bennett, National Party leader Todd Muller is announcing a caucas reshuffle. "Today I am confirming a minor shadow... Read More

July 1 marks progress for workers and families

More jobs and more family time with newborns are the centrepiece of a suite of government initiatives coming into effect today.  “The Coalition... Read More

Government invests $73m in screen sector

Thousands of Kiwi jobs and investment in New Zealand productions will be protected through a screen sector support package announced by the government... Read More

Extension to paid parental leave from today

The Prime Minister says it's a "no brainer" for New Zealand families to have as much time with their young children as possible, as she... Read More

Maori orchardists recieve PGF boost

A Maori owned blueberry farm at Te Teko has received a $2.1 million Provincial Growth Fund boost. Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters visited Miro-Meihana... Read More

Govt reveals how $3b infrastructure fund spending

The government has announced a $3 billion infrastructure fund that will help create more than 20,000 jobs post COVID-19. Finance Minister Grant... Read More

PGF gives Whakatane a further $2.5 million

In Winston Peters’ words, politicians are “quick on the lip and slow off the hip” when it comes to doling out cash, however, Friday... Read More

Muller hits out at NZ border issue

  Bay of Plenty MP and Opposition leader Todd Muller is calling on the Prime Minister to “stop misrepresenting the border issue”.   He... Read More

PM looks to reassure public after isolation review

Amid the results of the COVID-19 managed isolation review, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern wants people to remember that testing has shown no evidence... Read More

Government strengthens managed isolation system

A range of improvements are already underway to address issues identified in the rapid review of the Managed Isolation and Quarantine system released... Read More

Covid-19: Four new cases in NZ

New Zealand has picked up four new cases of Covid-19 at the border, with all four in managed isolation. There are now 20 active cases in this country,... Read More