Hon Kelvin Davis
The Government will build a world-leading high security replacement prison at Waikeria, setting a new direction for Corrections in New Zealand while ditching the American-style mega prison planned by the previous National Government, Minister of Corrections Kelvin Davis announced today.
Schemes to help young ex-offenders get driver’s licences and help inmates develop Mānuka and Kānuka products will be supported by the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF), Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis and Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced in Kerikeri today.
Unlocking the potential of the Twin Coast Discovery Route to boost tourism and jobs will be supported by a $6.2 million injection from the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF), Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis and Transport Minister Phil Twyford have announced.
Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis has today welcomed 40 new Corrections Officers to the frontline.
The Government’s education conversation Kōrero Mātauranga is a watershed moment in the history of education for all Māori, Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis says.
Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis has congratulated 11 young offenders for achieving The Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award - including the first prisoner in New Zealand to ever achieve the Gold Award.
Applications are open for round two of the Tourism Infrastructure Fund, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis announced today.The Tourism Infrastructure Fund provides up to $25 million per year to co-fund, with councils, the development of visitor-related public infrastructure such as toilets, carparks, freedom camping facilities and sewerage and water works.
Nine Māori scholars have been awarded the Ngārimu VC and the 28th (Māori) Battalion tertiary scholarship in recognition of their outstanding achievements, Associate Minister of Education and Ngārimu Board Chair, Kelvin Davis, and the Minister for Youth, Peeni Henare, announced today.
The first reading of bill recording the history and legacy of Parihaka is an important step in righting past wrongs, Crown Māori/Relations Minster Kelvin Davis says.