News

Thu 20 Oct 2016
| Disability Issues

Today I spoke to the Workbridge Annual General Meeting about some of the exciting things they have been doing and what is happening in the disability sector. Workbridge is at the forefront of helping people with all types of disability, injury or illness into work.

Thu 20 Oct 2016
| Disability Issues

Today I spoke to the Workbridge Annual General Meeting about some of the exciting things they have been doing and what is happening in the disability sector. Workbridge is at the forefront of helping people with all types of disability, injury or illness into work.

Mon 17 Oct 2016
| Conservation

A great visit to Zealandia today – the world’s first fully fenced predator-free urban eco-sanctuary, only 10 minutes from downtown Wellington, has reintroduced 17 species of native wildlife back into the 225 hectare area.  On a short walk we saw and heard tuatāra, saddleback, kaka, tui, kereru, takahe, shags, duck, eels  an

Thu 13 Oct 2016
| Disability Issues

I am delighted today to celebrate the success of the athletes who have completed the training programme as ambassadors for Special Olympics New Zealand.

Mon 10 Oct 2016

The warmer weather signals the arrival of overseas yachts for the summer and Customs is geared up to welcome them says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner.

“The traditional small craft arrival season starts in mid-October and continues through to mid-December. Customs expects 420-440 arrivals during this time,” Ms Wagner says.

Mon 10 Oct 2016

Ensuring our seniors have the security, wellbeing and respect they deserve is something all New Zealanders see as a priority.