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It is time for a new kind of government that builds an even better New Zealand we can all be proud of, through modern, compassionate leadership that recognises the value of every New Zealander and backs all our people.

We want every New Zealander to have access to world-class education and healthcare, live in a home that is healthy and in a community that is safe, and to realise their potential.

We are building a modern economy that is fit for the 21st century. That means being smarter in how we work.

We’re lucky to call the most beautiful country in the world, home. I wouldn’t want to raise my child anywhere else.

The Coalition Government’s long-term plan sets out our priorities and the steps we are taking to build a modern and fairer New Zealand.

A better New Zealand for this generation – and the next

Partnering with business to develop a productive, sustainable and inclusive economy.

Introduction from Finance Minister Grant Robertson

Over the past few months I have had the pleasure of meeting with businesses of all shapes and sizes to discuss our plan to introduce a research and development (R&D) tax incentive.

From 1 July 2018, thousands of New Zealanders will be eligible for extra support through the Government’s Families Package.

On 12 April 2018, the Rt Hon Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that there will be no further offshore petroleum exploration permits granted.

Budget 2018 lays the foundations for New Zealanders to have better lives in the decades ahead.

1. "All correspondence between the former RNZ Head of News Carol Hirschfeld, and the Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media, including text messages and emails."

  • Hon Clare Curran

The Government is delivering on its commitment to manage New Zealand’s finances responsibly while ensuring the dividends of economic growth are more fairly shared.

Briefings to Incoming Ministers (BIMs) are briefings received by incoming Ministers following the formation of a new Government.

This section contains briefings received by incoming ministers following the formation of the new Government in the area of social services. Briefings include Health, Education, Social Development, and Children.

This section contains briefings received by incoming ministers following the formation of the new Government in the area of justice. Briefings include Pike River Re-entry, Justice & Courts, and Police.

This section contains briefings received by incoming ministers following the formation of the new Government in the area of foreign affairs and security.

This section contains briefings received by incoming ministers following the formation of the new Government in the area of finance and economy. Briefings include Finance, Regional Economic Development, and the briefings from the Government’s State Owned Enterprises.

This section contains briefings received by incoming ministers following the formation of the new Government in the area of the environment. Briefings include Environment, Climate Change, and Conservation.

This section contains briefings received by incoming ministers following the formation of the new Government in the area of community and governance.

This section contains briefings received by incoming ministers following the formation of the new Government in the area of housing and infrastructure.

The National-led Government is helping vulnerable New Zealanders in need of a warm, safe and dry place to live.

  • Amy Adams
  • Alfred Ngaro
  • HNZC
  • Social Housing

On Thursday 25 May, Finance Minister Steven Joyce delivered the National-led Government’s ninth Budget. The following is a list of all Budget 2017 announcements.
 

  • Budget 2017

Most weeks, following Cabinet, the Prime Minister holds a press conference for members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery. 

The spirit of unanimity in which the United Nations Security Council passed resolution 2334 on December 23 stands in sharp contrast to the condemnation and accusations that have dominated subsequent commentary from Israel and that country's supporters.

New Zealanders deserve to know why the issue of settlements has become so challenging, and why it came before the council in December 2016.

  • Murray McCully
  • Foreign Affairs