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Up to 60 whānau in Counties Manukau will be supported through the first three years of their parenthood by a new whānau-centred model of care, said Associate Health Minister, Hon Aupito William Sio.

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New Zealand has offered, and Fiji has accepted, sufficient doses of AstraZeneca for 250,000 people from New Zealand’s domestic vaccine portfolio, New Zealand Associate Minister of Health and Foreign Affairs Aupito William Sio and Fiji Health and Medical Services Minister Ifereimi Waqainabete announced today.

Foreign Affairs Health
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We talk a lot about being a transformational Government. Some imagine this statement means big infrastructure builds, massive policy commitments all leading up to a single grand reveal.

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Today, I am laying out for you a plan to create a truly national public health service.

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

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The Government is committed to increasing the number of mothers who breastfeed for longer to give babies born in New Zealand the best start in life.

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New measures are being proposed to accelerate progress towards becoming a smokefree nation by 2025, Associate Minister of Health Dr Ayesha Verrall announced.

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Interim legislation that is already proving to keep people safer from drugs will be made permanent, Health Minister Andrew Little says.

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Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio says the reopening of the Ministry for Pacific Peoples’ (MPP) Languages Funding in 2021 will make sure there is a future for Pacific languages.

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The Government has taken a significant step towards delivering on its commitment to improve the legislation around mental health as recommended by He Ara Oranga – the report of the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction, Health Minister Andrew Little says.

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Speech

Thank you Professor Rhonda Stuart & Professor Tania Sorrell for the kind introduction and thank you to ASID for the invitation to speak today.

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We all recognise the world-leading response to COVID-19, which has made New Zealand the envy of many. The success we have had to date has been built on the dedication and professionalism of the health service.

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