WorkSafe is now investigating an incident in Wiri today. We understand a person has been crushed by a tail lift on a
truck and died. As the matter is now under investigation we are unable to make any further comment.
· Budget 2021 delivers $67.4 million to support the transition to a carbon neutral
public sector by 2025 · State Sector Decarbonisation Fund receives significant boost
to support more schools, hospitals and other government organisations to replace ...
The Government is calling for feedback on a range of potential policies to eliminate
emissions in the transport sector. Transport Minister Michael Wood today released
Hīkina te Kohupara – Kia mauri ora ai te iwi - Transport Emissions: Pathways to ...
Hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders will be significantly better off in retirement
following changes to the default KiwiSaver scheme, Finance Minister Grant Robertson
and Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark said today.
The Government has released the first Annual Report for the Child and Youth Wellbeing
Strategy and the second Child Poverty Related Indicators (CPRI) Report, both of which
highlight improvements in the lives of children as a result of actions of the Government, ...
“The serious issue of alleged sexual assault and harassment at Parliament was
poorly managed and inappropriately politicised last night. The tone of the debate
did not reflect well on Parliament as a whole,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. ...
Trevor Mallard has confirmed he is unfit to be Parliament’s Speaker by failing
to answer several important questions relating to the false rape accusation saga
that cost taxpayers more than $330,000, Shadow Leader of the House Chris Bishop says. ...
Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta says an independent review of local government
will explore how councils can maintain and improve the wellbeing of New Zealanders
in the communities they serve long into the future.
KiwiSaver Manager Simplicity has been awarded default status by the Government.
The nonprofit will be one of six default managers from November 2021. “This is
a huge validation of a social enterprise which started less than five years ago,” ...
The Government’s announcement that default KiwiSaver funds will be forced to boycott
fossil fuel investments will reduce savings, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union.
Union spokesman Louis Houlbrooke says, "The last thing KiwiSaver members need ...
The Financial Markets Authority - Te Mana Tātai Hokohoko (FMA) notes the Government’s
announcement today regarding new KiwiSaver default provider arrangements, these include
new settings that offer a package of benefits for default KiwiSaver members. Finance ...
Grim reading: that’s the Child Poverty Action Group’s assessment of the Child
Poverty Related Indicators Report released today by the Government. "The report
shows our children are suffering unnecessarily. Polling shows our communities care ...
“The Minister for Child Poverty Reduction is letting Māori and Pacific children
down according to new school attendance rates,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.
“A report released today by the Government ‘Child Poverty Related Indicators’ ...
The Future for Local Government initiative must make the most of a historic opportunity
to set communities up for success now and in the future, as it looks into the roles
and responsibilities of councils amid a flurry of major policy reform, says Local ...