Whānau throughout New Zealand are set to benefit from an extra three million dollars
that will go directly to Whānau Ora Commissioning Agencies, the Minister for Whānau
Ora Peeni Henare announced today.
The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is investing $10.88 million to boost business and
tourism opportunities in Kaikōura, Parliamentary Undersecretary for Regional Economic
Development, Fletcher Tabuteau announced today.
Presumably, if there is to be a ministerial inquiry (at the very least) into the
Whakaari/White Island disaster, it will need to be a joint ministerial inquiry. That’s
because the relevant areas of responsibility seem to be so deeply interwoven : Police ...
Some beneficiaries are going more than three months without having a meeting to
discuss their job search, which shows the Government isn’t doing enough to help
Kiwis find work, National’s Social Development spokesperson Louise Upston says.
When a Minister dismisses the criticisms of a high-powered group of citizens as just
“political” one knows immediately the criticisms being made both have more substance
than that and are probably pretty accurate. So it is with the case of Whanau Ora ...