COVID-19 updates

The Prime Minister and other Ministers are holding regular press conferences to update New Zealanders on the Government's response to COVID-19.

Post-Cabinet press conference

Most weeks, following Cabinet, the Prime Minister holds a press conference for members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery. 

Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern

Prime Minister's Christmas Card Competition

It’s that time of year again! If you’d like to help design the Prime Minister’s official Christmas card, here’s how to take part:

Budget 2021: Securing Our Recovery

Budget 2021 will secure Aotearoa New Zealand’s recovery from COVID-19, creating jobs and investing to address the long-term challenges of child poverty, housing, and climate change.

Health reform announcement

On Wednesday morning, Minister of Health Andrew Little and Associate Minister of Health (Māori) Peeni Henare are announcing major health reforms. 

You can watch the announcement live here from 8am Wednesday.

Hon Andrew Little Hon Peeni Henare

Briefings to Incoming Ministers: Health

This section contains briefings received by incoming ministers following the formation of the new Government in the area of health.

Briefings to Incoming Ministers: Social services and Housing

This section contains briefings received by incoming ministers following the formation of the new Government in the area of social services and housing.

Briefings to Incoming Ministers: Justice

This section contains briefings received by incoming ministers following the formation of the new Government in the area of justice. Briefings include Pike River Re-entry, Justice & Courts, and Police.

Briefings to Incoming Ministers: Community and Governance

This section contains briefings received by incoming ministers following the formation of the new Government in the area of community and governance.

Briefings to Incoming Ministers: Foreign Affairs

This section contains briefings received by incoming ministers following the formation of the new Government in the area of foreign affairs and security.