Supporting the health well-being of a community after a major disaster is challenging.  Research tells us that it takes some time (up to 10 years) for a community to fully recover.  Last week the latest Canterbury Wellbeing Index was released.

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Associate Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner say the 2016 Canterbury Wellbeing Survey and Index shows Cantabrians are making good progress.

I was delighted to attend the official opening of the  new St Mary’s School facility  in Manchester street last week with  F: Andy Doherty (GM ChCh Catholic Diocese), Mike Nolan (Manager of Catholic Education), Representatives from the Sisters of Mercy, Fr Rick Loughnan (Administrator for the ChCh Diocese) as well as  m

Mon 19 Sep 2016
| Customs

Customs is investing in a world-class patrol vessel to reinforce and enhance the protection of New Zealand’s maritime border, says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner.

Thu 8 Sep 2016
| Conservation

Conservation Week 2016 begins on Saturday and is an opportunity for New Zealanders to enjoy the outdoors and discover our natural heritage, Conservation Ministers Maggie Barry and Nicky Wagner say.

Tue 30 Aug 2016
| Conservation

A new contract to support Enviroschools for the next six years and a new Strategy for Environmental Education for Sustainability were announced today by Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and Associate Minister of Conservation Nicky Wagner.