New research shows that about half of all of the people who left the benefit system following the 2012/2013 welfare reforms were back on the benefit within 18 months highlighting the need for investment in the regions, higher education, and apprenticeship programs to keep people in work.
Hon Carmel Sepuloni
ACC Minister Iain Lees-Galloway and Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni will be spending Wednesday September 5 in wheelchairs to promote World Spinal Cord Injury Day and raise awareness of pressure injuries in New Zealand.
An innovative Rotorua-based training programme finding work in the hospitality sector for local people from disadvantaged backgrounds is to be expanded to Christchurch.
Minister for Disability Issues Carmel Sepuloni welcomes the release of the Labour market statistics (disability): June 2018 quarter.
A service is being piloted to reduce the trauma experienced by sexual violence survivors going through the criminal justice system, says Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni.
Tuia – Encounters 250, the national commemoration which will mark 250 years since the first onshore meetings between Māori and Europeans has been given a $3.5 million funding boost, Acting Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Carmel Sepuloni announced today.
A new online interactive game allowing small and medium business owners to learn about the services offered by the Ministry of Social Development, BNZ and Xero, has been launched today by Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni.
A survey on the planned Erebus memorial has gone to family members of those who passed away in the Erebus accident and to workers involved in the recovery in Antarctica, Acting Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Carmel Sepuloni announced today.
Minister of Social Development Carmel Sepuloni is pleased to announce a partnership between the Ministry of Social Development and Nelson manufacturing and construction company XLam.
Iconic Wellington landmark The Manor, a building that houses Nelson’s famed Lambretta’s café and a Christchurch substation are to receive funding for earthquake strengthening, acting Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Carmel Sepuloni announced today.
Minister for Social Development, Carmel Sepuloni, and Minister for Maori Development, Nanaia Mahuta, have today met with senior leadership from Te Hiku o Te Ika Iwi and other Government Ministers to show their renewed commitment to the Te Hiku – Crown Social Accord.
Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni and Minister for Youth Peeni Henare are urging young New Zealanders to have a say on the issues that affect their health and wellbeing.
New Zealand’s new sexual harm helpline, Safe to talk He pai ki te kōrero is giving people the chance to seek free, anonymous and confidential support from one central place, says Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni.
Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni and Associate Minister Peeni Henare today got the Government’s engagement on data and social wellbeing underway with the first hui held with NGOs in Manukau.
Minister for Social Development, Hon Carmel Sepuloni, has today announced the formation of an expert advisory group to support the overhaul of the welfare system.