Partnership to address Rotorua housing issues

A new partnership between the Government, Ngāti Whakaue Tribal Lands and Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities is another step forward in addressing... Read More

Limits put in place for managed isolation

The minister in charge of managed isolation, Megan Woods, says the government is looking at a booking system for returning New Zealanders in order to... Read More

Extra funding to support addiction services

  New Zealanders struggling with alcohol or drugs will have better access to the help they need with the launch of new specialist services and... Read More

Preparing to vote in the 2020 general elections

It’s time to get ready to vote in the 2020 General Election and referendums. “It’s less than three months now until the election on... Read More

Government extends temporary visas by 6 months

The government is extending temporary work visas by six months for some migrants already onshore, Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway has announced.... Read More

National MP leaked COVID case details to media

A National MP has come forward saying he passed on information about active COVID-19 patients to the media. Hamish Walker MP for Clutha-Southland says... Read More

Air NZ agree to put temporary hold on new bookings

Bookings for seats on Air New Zealand flights into New Zealand will be managed in the short term to ensure the Government is able to safely place New... Read More

State-by-state trans-Tasman bubble a possibility

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says quarantine-free travel with Australian states could be set up quite rapidly, but not with the country as a whole. This... Read More

Loan scheme extended for a second time

The Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme is being extended for a second time. The scheme has already been extended once, to July 24, but Revenue and... Read More

Alternative system would change Motiti’s fate

  LegaSea are proposing an overhaul of New Zealand’s fisheries system, which could see the end of ‘no take’ fishing zones.   The... Read More

Details of Covid-19 cases leaked in privacy breach

There has been a massive privacy breach, with the leak of personal details revealing the identity of New Zealand's 18 active Covid cases. RNZ reports... Read More

$570m pledged for Waikato Expressway extension

      National has pledged to build a $570 million extension to the Waikato Expressway if they form the next government.   Opposition... Read More

Submissions on proposed boundary changes sought

The Local Government Commission is calling for submissions on proposals for three possible alterations to the boundary between Western Bay of Plenty... Read More

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