Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed the details of a Cabinet reshuffle that
sees Kris Faafoi being promoted into Cabinet, Poto Williams made a Minister outside
of Cabinet and a team put in place to advance the Government’s housing plan.
Today’s Post-Budget announcement extending last year’s interim funding boost
to Community Law services is the second step in honouring the Coalition Government
Agreement to increase funding to Community Law.
Primary teachers have voted to ratify a proposed settlement that will give them pay
parity with their secondary colleagues, but disappointed primary principals have
rejected a settlement that was unchanged from a previously rejected offer.
Efforts to tackle the national housing crisis are bigger than one person. I’m
pleased to be part of a team working to ensure all New Zealanders have a warm, dry
and safe home, whether it is one they rent or own.
The Taxpayers’ Union is disappointed to see the Government appoint yet another
working group, this time in charge of housing. New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union Executive
Director Jordan Williams says, “Kiwibuild was always a flawed policy. Taking it ...
Animal rights organization SAFE says the Government has failed to take its animal
welfare responsibilities seriously during the Cabinet reshuffle, which has left the
position of Minister responsible for animal welfare vacant.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Justice Minister Andrew Little have announced last
year’s significant increase to Community Law Centres’ funding has been made permanent
in the Wellbeing Budget. This was the first increase since the previous National ...