IRD providing COVID support for businesses

Inland Revenue is seeing increased demand for Resurgence Support Payments and other assistance schemes that it administers, but is processing applications... Read More

MIQ in Rotorua: MP demands clarity

Rotorua MP Todd McClay has written to the Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins for urgent clarification over what he claims is an 'imminent announcement'... Read More

New Zealand marks 20th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

New Zealand is expressing unity with all victims, families and loved ones affected by the September 11 2001 terrorist attacks, and all terrorist attacks... Read More

Govt parks the expiry of licenses, WoFs and regos

As a result of the Delta outbreak, driver licences, Warrants of Fitness, Certificates of Fitness, vehicle licences (‘regos’) and licence... Read More

Covid-19: Immediate relief available for iwi

The Government has reprioritised up to $5 million to provide immediate relief to vulnerable whānau Māori and communities during the current COVID-19... Read More

Greyhound racing industry formally on notice

The Government has put the greyhound racing industry on notice following a review of animal welfare and safety in the industry. “Sir Bruce Robertson... Read More

Govt to invest $24.3b into transport services

The Government is investing $24.3 billion in transport services and infrastructure to get New Zealand moving. Transport Minister Michael Wood says the... Read More

Book reveals new side to Simon Bridges

“There’s things in the book that definitely should be embarrassing, but I’m not actually embarrassed by them.” Simon Bridges... Read More

Application details for the Wage Subsidy

Applications for the initial Wage Subsidy scheme in this Covid outbreak close on Thursday, and applications for the next fortnightly payment will begin... Read More

MP launches petition for no more MIQs in Rotorua

A Bay of Plenty-based MP is launching a petition to stop any more managed isolation facilities being established in Rotorua. “Minister Hipkins... Read More

Applications open for Resurgence Support Payment

Businesses, organisations and self-employed people affected by the recent increase to Alert Level 4 can now apply online for the Covid-19 Resurgence... Read More

First New Zealanders return home from Afghanistan

  The first group of New Zealand citizens, their families and other visa holders evacuated from Afghanistan have arrived in New Zealand. “By... Read More

Sir Michael Cullen passes away

Sir Michael Cullen, the former Labour deputy prime minister and the architect of a national superannuation fund and the popular KiwiSaver scheme, has... Read More

Govt triggers business support after Covid case

Significant Government support for businesses and workers has been triggered following a rise in alert levels to combat Covid-19 in the community, says... Read More

Power cut investigation details released

The scope of the Government-ordered investigation into the electricity supply issues that led to more than 34,000 consumers being left without power... Read More