News & Achievements
Week That Was: Last week of Parliament
This week was the last of the 52nd Parliament: a major milestone for our Government and a great opportunity to look back at all the progress we've made for New Zealanders. This week, we increased support for businesses to take on apprentices, improved access to hospital care in Northland, and made rental tenancies more secure - and that's only the start.Continue reading →
Speech: Adjournment of the 52nd Parliament
Kia orana and kia ora koutou katoa. It is a privilege to be able to speak in this adjournment debate and to mark and acknowledge the fact that we are now two years and 10 months into the conclusion of a parliamentary term that has been extraordinary in so many ways.Continue reading →
Week That Was: Another week of progress
Investing in our people, backing businesses, and upgrading infrastructure and housing throughout the country - it's been another week of progress for New Zealanders as we deliver our plan to recover and rebuild.Continue reading →
Keeping New Zealand moving: July 2020
July was another busy month, packed with key investments aimed at progressing our economic recovery as we rebuild New Zealand. We extended support for businesses, helped create jobs through local infrastructure projects, and kept working to clean up our waterways so Kiwis can access safe clean water. Check out the full list below!Continue reading →
Our plan to keep New Zealand moving
The whole world is battling with COVID-19, and no country is immune. In New Zealand, our focus is getting the latest resurgence under control and making sure we put in place immediate financial supports to cushion the economic blow.
As before, the best economic response is a strong health response. We know that protecting health and stamping out the virus means our economy gets going again faster.
In addition to a strong health response, we have a detailed plan to help New Zealand bounce back faster – and it’s already in motion.
Our plan is built around five key principles: investing in our people, jobs, preparing for the future, supporting our small businesses, and positioning New Zealand globally.Continue reading →
Week That Was: A strong plan for recovery
It's been another week of creating jobs, supporting local businesses, and investing in infrastructure up and down the country - all of which are helping to keep our economy moving post-COVID-19.Continue reading →
Week That Was: More jobs, better infrastructure
Investing in infrastructure is one major way we can create jobs, stimulate the economy, and keep New Zealand moving post COVID-19. That's why this week we rolled out a massive number of infrastructure announcements - in Tairāwhiti, Wairarapa, Otago, Southland and more!Continue reading →
Week That Was: Keeping New Zealand moving
We're keeping New Zealand moving, one progress-packed week at a time. Read below to find out how we're creating jobs, protecting the environment, looking out for the health of New Zealanders, and upgrading our critical infrastructure - and that's only this week.Continue reading →
Creating jobs and cleaning up our rivers
New Zealanders deserve healthy rivers and lakes that are safe to swim in - but they have been getting worse for decades.
That's why, with our latest announcement, we're investing in projects that will help clean up our rivers and lakes and restore them to health, within a generation.Continue reading →