Hon Grant Robertson
Healthy Active Learning is a joint initiative between Sport NZ and the Ministries of Health and Education that has been implemented across more than 300 schools and kura since last year.
The first Government financial results for the new financial year show the continued strength of the New Zealand economy, despite the challenges of COVID-19.
A new framework will align investment decisions by the Crown Financial Institutions (CFIs) to reflect the Government’s goal of a carbon neutral New Zealand by 2050.
APEC finance ministers will continue to work together to respond to the effects of COVID-19 and ensure a sustainable and inclusive recovery while capitalising on the opportunity to build a more resilient future.
The Government will boost payments to businesses affected by higher alert levels as the country transitions to the new COVID-19 Protection Framework.
The end of year audited Crown accounts released today show the Government’s health led approach to the COVID-19 pandemic has protected New Zealand’s economy.
The Government is providing $5.3 million to assist sport and recreation organisations in the Auckland region financially affected by the latest lockdown.
The economy showed strong momentum in the period leading up to the recent Delta COVID-19 outbreak, which bodes well for a solid economic rebound, Grant Robertson said.
Businesses affected by higher Alert Levels will be able to apply for further Resurgence Support Payments (RSP).
The Government has agreed to allow some building product manufacturing to take place in Auckland during Covid lockdown to support continued residential construction activity across New Zealand.
The Government’s Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) has been updated to better support newly established businesses.
Applications for the initial Wage Subsidy scheme in this outbreak close on Thursday, and applications for the next fortnightly payment will begin on Friday morning.
Significant Government support for businesses and workers has been triggered following a rise in alert levels to combat COVID-19 in the community, Grant Robertson said.