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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!

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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Jacinda Ardern: 2020 Labour Congress Speech

Jacinda Ardern's speech to the 2020 Labour Party Congress.

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Kelvin Davis: 2020 Labour Congress Speech

Kelvin Davis' speech to the 2020 Labour Party Congress.

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Week That Was: Another week of major progress

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.

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