The Government is continuing to invest in projects in the Central Otago District as part of an ongoing strategy to diversify its economy beyond tourism, Regional Development Minister Kiri Allan announced today.
Hon Kiritapu Allan
Construction has begun on major works that will deliver significant safety improvements on State Highway 3 from Waitara to Bell Block, Associate Minister of Transport Kiri Allan announced today.
A vital transport link for communities and local businesses has been restored following Cyclone Gabrielle with the reopening of State Highway 5 (SH5) between Napier and Taupō, Associate Minister of Transport Kiri Allan says.
The Government is delivering a coastal shipping lifeline for businesses, residents and the primary sector in the cyclone-stricken regions of Hawkes Bay and Tairāwhiti.
A new health centre has opened with financial support from the Government and further investment has been committed to projects that will accelerate Māori economic opportunities.
Three community-led projects that will strengthen economic resilience in Taupō and the wider region have been completed with the support of a $29 million Government investment.
The Government is providing $25 million in grants to help businesses in cyclone-affected regions clean up and get back on their feet.
A Bill ensuring the ongoing management and monitoring of returning offenders to improve public safety has passed today with strong support from across Parliament.
An historic Northland pā site with links to Ngāpuhi chief Hongi Hika is to be handed back to iwi, after collaboration by government, private landowners and local hapū.
Justice Minister Kiri Allan has welcomed the decision by the High Court to issue a stay of proceedings following the ‘501’ ruling.
One of the foundations of New Zealand’s electoral system will be strengthened with new legislation passing its third reading, Justice Minister Kiri Allan said.
Alcohol licensing hearings will become more accessible and less adversarial as the Government removes barriers preventing community voices from being heard.
The Government is changing the law to give Police greater enforcement tools when dealing with dangerous and reckless driving on our roads, Ministers Chris Hipkins and Kiri Allan announced today.
The Government will amend the law to make sure religious communities feel safe and welcome in New Zealand.
New Resource Management reform will uphold Treaty settlements, commitments and arrangements and ensure Māori maintain established decision-making and participation at both a regional and national level, which has been the case to date as a result of successive governments’ Treaty Settlement arrangements.
The Government is strengthening its regime to combat the harmful effects of money laundering and financial terrorism and making it easier for small businesses and consumers to comply.
The Government is fixing alcohol legislation that has been used by the alcohol industry and retailers to stop local communities from putting in place rules around the sale of liquor in their area.
The Government is strengthening counter-terrorism laws to make it harder for people who are known threats to undertake terrorist acts, Justice Minister Kiri Allan has announced.
Hon Rodney Hansen CNZM KC has been appointed to assess Alan Hall’s compensation claim, Justice Minister Kiri Allan announced today.
The Government is introducing some amendments to the Electoral Amendment Bill to ensure greater transparency around political donations, in the wake of the New Zealand First Foundation High Court case.
The Government is providing Police additional tools to seize the illicit assets of organised criminals, Justice Minister Kiri Allan announced today.
Legislation which strengthens New Zealanders’ basic human rights has passed its third reading in Parliament today.
Legislation to repeal the ‘Three Strikes’ law has passed its third reading in Parliament.