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Minister for Ethnic Communities Jenny Salesa has today announced the opening of the 2018 funding round for the Ethnic Communities Development Fund (ECDF).

The 2018 National Construction Pipeline Report released today shows signs of sustained growth for the next six years, Minister for Building and Construction Jenny Salesa says.

Addressing the skills shortage in the construction sector is a key priority for this Government, says Minister for Building and Construction Jenny Salesa. 

Ethnic Communities Minister Jenny Salesa congratulates all the Queen’s Birthday Honours recipients that have been recognised for services to Ethnic Communities.

Associate Minister of Health Jenny Salesa congratulates everyone who is trying to stop smoking or has recently kicked the addiction. 

Over 150 Ethnic Community Leaders and Government Ministers have collaborated at the Inaugural Safer Ethnic Communities Ministerial Forum in Auckland today.  

Local families in urgent need of housing will benefit from 17 more transitional housing places opening in Blenheim, says Associate Housing and Urban Development Minister Jenny Salesa.

The Coalition Government is committing to a multi-billion dollar investment to build public housing and thousands of affordable homes, and to help house our most vulnerable people, says Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford.

Associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa welcomes the launch of new Active Play resources which encourage children aged under-five to sit less, move more and sleep well.

Rotorua residents who were affected by recent severe rain and flooding can now access help finding temporary accommodation, with the Government activating its Temporary Accommodation Service, Associate Minister of Housing and Urban Development Jenny Salesa announced today.

A new development of 36 public housing units specifically designed for Asian seniors will open in Panmure today, says Ethnic Communities and Associate Housing and Urban Development Minister Jenny Salesa.

A new public housing development opens in Mangere today, providing warm, dry and safe homes for five families just in time for winter, Associate Housing and Urban Development Minister Jenny Salesa says.

Ethnic Communities Minister Jenny Salesa welcomes over 150 members of the Indian community to Parliament tonight to celebrate Holi, the Hindu Festival of colour.

The Government today committed to working with the Auckland Mayor’s Housing Taskforce aimed at ramping up the pace and scale of housing building in our largest city, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford and Building and Construction Minister Jenny Salesa says.

Building owners who have taken ‘reasonable steps’ to secure unreinforced masonry on their buildings following the 2016 Kaikoura Earthquake now have a further six months to complete the remedial work.

More than 600 people will have a warm, safe and dry place to live over the next three years, when a new development of 50 homes is opened today in Auckland, says Associate Housing and Urban Development Minister Jenny Salesa.

Storm damaged households in the Nelson Tasman district can now access temporary accommodation.

Minister for Ethnic Communities Jenny Salesa will host an event at Parliament tonight, to celebrate Chinese New Year, one of the most significant dates on the Chinese calendar.

The Government today took another step towards making education fairer for all by ending a private school scholarship scheme that offers only a small number of places at exclusive schools.

The Government’s three year work programme for Education reaffirms our commitment to lifting and sustaining achievement for Pacific children and young people, says Associate Education Minister Jenny Salesa.

Further changes have been made to the $4.5 million Unreinforced Masonry Buildings Securing Fund (URM Fund) for large and complex buildings that require securing work.

West Coast residents hit by flooding caused by ex-Tropical Cyclone Fehi can now access help finding temporary accommodation with the Government activating the Temporary Accommodation Service, Associate Minister of Housing and Urban Development Jenny Salesa announced today.

Applications open today for health scholarships designed to provide opportunities for Māori in the health and disability sector.

Providers have been selected for the expansion of the successful Housing First programme in Christchurch and Tauranga, Associate Housing and Urban Development Minister Jenny Salesa announced today.