The Government continues to deliver mental wellbeing support to New Zealanders, with two more digital tools now available for people who experience mental distress.
Hon Andrew Little
The Government has marked another step in its commitment to improve New Zealanders’ mental wellbeing by launching a recruitment campaign targetting the next generation of mental health nurses.
The Government is welcoming news the national drug-funding agency Pharmac has secured an agreement for medicines that will help New Zealanders with lung cancer, ovarian cancer and severe asthma.
Ngāti Rangitihi Claims Settlement Bill passes Third Reading - Kua pahure te Pire Whakataunga Kerēme a Ngāti Rangitihi i te pānuitanga tuatoru
Kua pahure te Pire Whakataunga Kerēme a Ngāti Rangitihi i tōna pānuitanga tuatoru i te Pāremata, koinei te pae whakamutunga o tā rātou hātepe whakataunga kerēme hītori Tiriti o Waitangi.
Minister of Health Andrew Little and Associate Minister of Health (Māori Health) Peeni Henare have today marked a further step in Aotearoa New Zealand’s health reforms with the interim Māori Health Authority (iMHA) now able to fund providers to deliver services that will make a huge difference for whānau.
The Government has made more mental health and addiction supports immediately available to Auckland’s tertiary education institutions to coincide with the start of the study year.
A report ordered by Health Minister Andrew Little into a programme supposed to make sure public hospitals have enough nurses to run safely shows why the health system must be overhauled.
More families will have access to online parenting and family support programmes in response to the continued disruption caused by COVID-19 and the Omicron variant.
The Government will fund a quarter of a million more free flu vaccines for this year’s winter campaign to protect our most vulnerable communities and the health system.
The two Chief Executives to lead Aotearoa New Zealand’s future health agencies have been appointed.
The Government will upgrade 24 local hospitals next year to support planned and routine care, to ensure non-COVID patients are safe when COVID patients are being treated.
Kua ea te pānuitanga tuatahi o te Pire Whakataunga Whakaaetanga a Ngāti Maniapoto - Maniapoto Claims Settlement Bill passes first reading
No te rā tonu nei i pōhiritia a Ngāti Maniapoto ki te whare Paremata e Andrew Little te Minita mo ngā take Tiriti kia kite ai rātou te pānuitanga tuatahi o te pire Whakataunga Whakaaetanga a Ngāti Maniapoto.
The Ahuriri Hapū Claims Settlement Bill passes Third Reading - Pānuitanga Tuatoru o te Pire Whakataunga Kerēme a ngā Hapū o Ahuriri
Kua pahure te Pire Whakataunga Kerēme a ngā Hapū o Ahuriri i tōna pānuitanga tuatoru i te pāremata - he pae nunui i te hātepe whakataunga Tiriti o Waitangi hītori mō ngā Hapū o Ahuriri.
New Zealand has secured supplies of another medicine to treat COVID-19, Health Minister Andrew Little announced today.
Care for the sickest New Zealanders is getting a major boost from the Government, with plans to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on expanding intensive care-type services.
Health Minister Andrew Little has released an interim report by an independent panel reviewing the national pharmaceuticals-buying agency Pharmac.
The Government is increasing the support for New Zealanders who test positive for COVID-19 through the rollout of the COVID Care in the Community model and a $300 million funding boost to Pharmac to purchase new medicines to treat the virus.
The Moriori Claims Settlement Bill has passed its third reading at Parliament, marking the completion of the historical Treaty of Waitangi settlement process for Moriori.
Drug-checking services will continue to operate legally at festivals, pop-up clinics, university orientation weeks and other places this summer and beyond, thanks to a law passed today, Health Minister Andrew Little says.
An interim review of changes to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 (MoDA) shows more people found with illegal drugs are being diverted from the Court system and into health and other social supports.
Kua waitohungia te Whakataunga Whakaaetanga a Te Ākitai Waiohua - Deed of Settlement signed with Te Ākitai Waiohua
Nō te rā nei puta ai te pānuitanga a te Minita mō ngā Take Tiriti, a Andrew Little, kua waitohungia he Whakataunga Whakaaetanga i waenganui i a Te Ākitai Waiohua me te Karauna.
A deed of settlement has been signed between Maniapoto and the Crown marking a significant milestone towards resolving their historical Treaty of Waitangi claims.
The Minister Responsible for the Government Communications Security Bureau Andrew Little says the GCSB’s announcement of its operational decision to retire the obsolete Waihopai domes shows a contemporary intelligence agency being open about today’s national security challenges.
The Labour Government has announced a new mental wellbeing package for Aucklanders experiencing mental distress to get support when they need it.