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How Budget 2020 is supporting jobs

This year’s Budget is about rebuilding New Zealand together in the face of COVID-19. Jobs are central to how we’re going to do that. There’s a lot of targeted investment for employment in this year’s Budget, with announcements on creating new jobs, training people for the jobs we have, and supporting people to keep their jobs or get into work.

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Jacinda Ardern's 2020 Budget Speech

Read Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's Budget 2020 Speech.

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Grant Robertson's 2020 Budget Speech

Read Minister of Finance Grant Robertson's Budget 2020 Speech.

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Week That Was: Getting the job done

From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, our Government has committed to providing calm, clear, and consistent communication, including regular press conference updates from the Prime Minister. While New Zealand is at Alert Level 3, we're making sure that New Zealanders are kept informed and up-to-date with all the latest developments of the Government's COVID-19 response. 

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Week That Was: Kickstarting the economy

Our first week at Alert Level Three saw thousands of New Zealanders returning to work. Many of New Zealand's critical infrastructure projects were kicked back into gear, such as the Auckland City Rail Link. Alert Level Three gives us the opportunity to reboot our economy while continuing to stay on top of the virus.

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Week That Was: Preparing for Alert Level Three

As we head into ANZAC weekend, we are also heading into the final weekend of Alert Level 4 lockdown.

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Week That Was: Thank you to New Zealanders

Over the past week, we have seen a downward trend in the daily number of positive COVID-19 cases. This is entirely due to the sacrifices of New Zealanders, who have shown incredible discipline in staying home to break the chain of the virus and save lives. 

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Egg-straordinary work NZ on the the big #NZEggHunt

When Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern launched the #NZEggHunt, who could have expected such an eggcellent response, with Kiwis across the country hopping straight into action...

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Week That Was: Two weeks into Alert Level 4

While New Zealand is at Alert Level 4, we're making sure that New Zealanders are kept informed and up to date with all the latest developments of the Government's COVID-19 response. It's been a shortened week because of Easter, so we're bringing you our weekly wrap a day early.

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