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A package of new and expanded technology and other tools will encourage responsible camping and help communities and local councils better manage freedom camping this summer, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis announced today.

Kiwi kids are asking New Zealanders and our international visitors to look after our home in a new campaign launched today by Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis and Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage.

Eleven men from a pilot forestry training programme for prisoners in Northland now have full time jobs or job offers upon release, Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis and Forestry Minister Shane Jones announced today.

Te Wānanga o Raukawa and the Crown have signed a relationship agreement to progress the issues raised by the Wānanga in its Waitangi Tribunal claim, lodged in 2017.

The Government’s reform of the Tomorrow’s Schools system is a watershed moment in education and an opportunity to create meaningful change for ākonga Māori and their whānau, Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis said today.

Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis says the 1.2 million hours of community work completed by offenders in the last financial year has helped local communities right across the country.

Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis heads to China on Friday to lead the New Zealand Government presence at the China-New Zealand Year of Tourism closing ceremony. The ceremony will take place at Canton Tower in Guangzhou on Sunday 10 November.

Ministerial Diary October 2019

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Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis says strong partnerships with local employers are helping offenders successfully transition back into their communities and keeping the public safe. Speaking at today’s Second Chance Career Expo at Otago Corrections Facility, Kelvin Davis said over 2,800 former prisoners and community-based offenders had been placed into jobs under the Coalition Government.

Minister for Māori Crown Relations: Te Arawhiti Kelvin Davis today welcomed the return of the Parihaka community to Parliament to witness the third reading of Te Pire Haeata ki Parihaka / the Parihaka Reconciliation Bill.

A Bill to improve prison security and ensure the fair, safe, and humane treatment of people in prison while upholding public safety has passed its third reading. Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis says the Corrections Amendment Bill makes a number of changes to ensure the Corrections Act 2004 is fit for purpose.

The Government is making progress on its goal to integrate te reo Māori into education by 2025, with over 500 teachers and support staff already graduating from Te Ahu o te Reo Māori,  Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis announced today. Kelvin Davis made the announcement at an awards ceremony in Waikanae today, for 70 people from Kāpiti, Horowhenua, Porirua, Hutt Valley and central Wellington graduating the programme.

New Zealanders in Tūranganui-a-Kiwa / Poverty Bay will witness Māori, Pākehā and Pacific voyaging traditions come together today as the Tuia 250 Voyage flotilla assembles for the first time, Māori Crown Relations: Te Arawhiti Minister Kelvin Davis says.

New Zealand’s Pacific and Māori voyaging heritage is acknowledged and celebrated today as waka of the Tuia 250 voyage flotilla arrive in Tūranga / Gisborne.

Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis has today welcomed an independent report that confirms Tourism New Zealand (TNZ) is a world leader in destination marketing.

Ministerial Diary September 2019

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Māori Crown Relations: Te Arawhiti Minister Kelvin Davis will be part of the welcome of the Tuia 250 waka flotilla on Saturday at Haika o Tainui beach. The welcome is part of Tuia ki Whangaparāoa, a programme of events celebrating 1000 years of voyaging heritage and where iwi will share the stories of first encounters with Pākehā.

The membership of the group to guide the areas for investment from the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL) has been confirmed, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis and Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage announced today.

29 Māori and Pacific student teachers have been awarded prestigious Kupe Scholarships in recognition of their high academic achievement and leadership potential, at a ceremony hosted by Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis in Parliament today.

The appointment of Topia Rameka as the Deputy Chief Executive – Māori at Ara Poutama Aotearoa is an important step in Corrections’ commitment to working with Māori to tackle the long-term challenge of Māori reoffending and imprisonment, Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis announced today.

Mōu Te Reo 2.0 is a new resource pack for whānau, which aims to support te reo Māori conversations in the home and classrooms, Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis announced today.

The Tourism Attraction Programme is a new cross-agency government initiative that aims to boost private investment into New Zealand’s tourism attractions, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis and Economic Development Minister Phil Twyford announced today.

A new central online hub for te reo Māori resources will make teaching and learning in te reo Māori, fun, easy and relevant for teachers, learners and whānau, Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis announced today.

Iwi will now be able to access student information effortlessly thanks to a new tool developed in partnership with iwi education leaders around the country, Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis announced today.