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 →
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 →
This week we moved into the second half of 2020 - and our Government delivered another week of big changes and major progress for New Zealanders. Read below for a wrap of the key things moments from the week - from extending paid parental leave, to making major investments in infrastructure, to extending our free and healthy school lunches programme to the South Island.Continue reading →
We wrapped up the first half of 2020 with a busy month, taking additional steps to support New Zealanders as we continue with our economic recovery. We rolled out targeted packages to support key industries like tourism and construction, helped create jobs in the environmental and agriculture sectors, and set out our plan to support Kiwis to retrain and upskill with free trades and apprenticeships training. Check out the full list below!Continue reading →
This week, we rolled out the next steps of our recovery plan, with new infrastructure investment, extra support for tourism operators, and a new programme to get Kiwis into agriculture careers.
The global economic consequences of COVID-19 will continue to be a challenge, but we have a detailed plan to get New Zealand through. Our plan keeps people working, gets our economy moving, and puts us on a path back to growth.Continue reading →
Our strong economic management prior to COVID-19 - with surpluses, low debt and near-record-low unemployment - put us in a good position to weather the impact of the virus and start to rebuild our economy much earlier than many other countries.
Now we're putting our plan to recover and rebuild into action: helping Kiwi businesses take on apprentices, fast-tracking infrastructure, and building new international trade relationships.Continue reading →