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Thu 7 Jul 2016

Congratulations to Canterbury’s Integrated Family Health Service, a finalist in the IPANZ awards for Excellence in Improving Public Value through Business Transformation.  The Integrated Family health Service supports groups of health care providers to work together and work smarter.  The Voluntary service has 48 groups, covering

It was great to see the New Zealand Police win the Building Trust and Confidence in Government IPANZ  award.   Public trust and confidence in the New Zealand Police has jumped 9% (up to 78%) over seven years as a result of culture change initiatives.

Thu 7 Jul 2016
| Disability Issues

Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner says the partnership between the New Zealand Artificial Limb Service (NZALS) and Victoria University, School of Design is making the most of 3D printing to improve the lives of amputees.

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today announced that Leighs Construction has won the construction contract to build Christchurch Hospital’s new $72 million Outpatients facility.

Many New Zealanders are concerned about housing and housing affordability. It’s certainly a challenge. It peaked in Christchurch in 2014 driven by the destruction of homes by the earthquakes, the need for temporary accommodation during repairs and the influx of people to help with the rebuild.

Wed 15 Jun 2016
| Disability Issues

Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner today congratulates Robert Martin as the first person with a learning disability to be elected to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.