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Award winning writer Briar Grace-Smith, Kapiti, is appointed to the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa (Creative NZ), Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Hon Carmel Sep

People living in Housing New Zealand (HNZ) properties who were wrongly evicted because of flawed methamphetamine contamination policies will have their related debts

More than four and a half thousand people from around the country have contacted the national sexual harm helpline: Safe to talk Kōrero mai ka ora, by phone, webchat, text, or email, since the service became available a

Fa’atalofa atu, malo e lelei, Kia ora koutou katoa, Da Jia hao [dah-jah how] (hello everyone in Chinese Mandarin) and An yong hae seyo yeo leo bun [ann-yong-hah-say-yo yel-lo-boon] (hello in Korean)

The Minister for Social Development, Carmel Sepuloni today announced changes to the Government oversight of the children’s system, designed in particular to support the experience of children in the care of Oranga Tamariki. 

The service that allows people using New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) to phone others by using an interpreter will soon be available at weekends, Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Kris Faafoi and Disability Issues Minister Carmel Sepuloni announced today.

Thank you Kim and the team at Deaf Action for this opportunity to celebrate the New Zealand Sign Language Act 2006 with the Deaf community.

Fa’atalofa atu, malo e lelei, Kia ora koutou katoa

Thank you, Roger Beaumont, for your introduction.

Thank you for inviting me here to help celebrate the launch of Te Ora Auaha: Creative Wellbeing Alliance Aotearoa.

Aucklanders Sandra Kailahi and Anthony (Ant) Timpson have been appointed to the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC), Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Carmel Sepuloni announced today.

Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Kris Faafoi and Disability Issues Minister Carmel Sepuloni have started a public consultation on proposals to modernise telecommunications services for people who are deaf, deafblind or have hearing or speech impairments.

Minister for Disability Issues Carmel Sepuloni will speak today about the shared challenges and opportunities faced by disabled people across New Zealand and the Pacific, at the Pacific Regional Conference on Disability in Fiji.

The Minister for Social Development, Carmel Sepuloni, has formally received the Report of the Welfare Expert Advisory Group into the future of New Zealand’s social security system.  

A new online trial to help people who come off a benefit, to stay in work, was launched today by Minister of Social Development, Carmel Sepuloni.

The Social Workers Registration Legislation Bill was passed in Parliament today giving greater protection for some of our most vulnerable people and increasing standards in the social work sector, says Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni.

Minister for Disability Issues, Carmel Sepuloni, and Workplace Relations Minister Iain Lees-Galloway today announced a plan to ensure all disabled New Zealanders’ are paid at least the minimum wage.

The Government has announced further support to help clean up significant fire damage in the Nelson Tasman District.

A Canterbury trial which helps people with health conditions or disabilities to find and stay in work has been expanded to help hundreds more Cantabrians, Minister of Social Development, Carmel Sepuloni, announced today.

The Minister for Social Development, Carmel Sepuloni has commended the efforts of everyone involved in tackling New Zealand’s largest bush fire in decades.

A guide to designing accessible public buildings was released by Minister for Building and Construction Jenny Salesa and Minister for Disability Issues Carmel Sepuloni today.

Obesity, poorer motor skills, hyperactivity problems and poor sleep are just some of the effects that may be experienced by pre-school children who exceed New Zealand’s screen-time guidelines, according to a study funded by the Ministry of Social Development’s Children and Families Research Fund.

Latest benefit figures show the proportion of the working-age population receiving a main benefit remains similar to this time last year, with the rate of people on youth and parent benefits continuing to decline, Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni said today.

Minister for Disability Issues Carmel Sepuloni welcomes the United Nations’ first ever World Braille Day.