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A nationwide plan to tackle more than 800,000 hectares of wilding pine infestations over the next year will generate up to 550 new jobs and help prevent future wild fires, say Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor and Civil Defence Minister Peeni Henare.

New research released today confirms using whānau-centred approaches in primary health care services is key to achieving better health and wellbeing outcomes for Māori and Pacific whānau.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters and Civil Defence Minister Peeni Henare welcome the deployment of five more DART (Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunami) buoys.

The Government has committed to improving Māori health and wellbeing over the next five years.

The Government has put $30,000 towards a Mayoral Relief Fund to support communities impacted by the recent flooding in Northland, the Civil Defence Minister, Peeni Henare announced today.

The Government is on standby to assist communities across Coromandel, Northland and Tairawhiti following extensive flooding overnight.

Whānau in North Island communities are set to test the benefit of a new localised commissioning approach, Minister for Whānau Ora Peeni Henare an

New kaupapa Māori primary mental health and addiction services are being sought, Associate Minister of Health, Peeni Henare has announced today.

The National Transition Period over the whole of New Zealand due to the impacts of COVID-19 was terminated today, 8 June 2020 at 1:53PM, Civil Defence Minister Peeni Henare has announced.

The Government will invest over $900 million in response to COVID-19 to support our whānau, tamariki and all Māori so we can rebuild together, Māori ministers announced today.

The State of National Emergency across New Zealand has been lifted and a National Transition Period is now in place as the country prepares to move to COVID-19 Alert Level 2, Civil Defence Minister Peeni Henare has announced.

The State of National Emergency to support the COVID-19 response will be extended a sixth time, for a further seven days.

The State of National Emergency to support the COVID-19 response will be extended a fifth time, for a further seven days.

The Government has approved a further $30 million support package to bolster the delivery of food and welfare assistance by local authorities and Civil Defence Emergency Management Groups to those who need it the most as New Zealand fights COVID-19.

The State of National Emergency to support the COVID-19 response will be extended a fourth time, for a further seven days.

Across the motu, the Māori response package has supported hard-to-reach and vulnerable whānau during the COVID-19 pandemic including those who live in remote areas, kaumātua and the homeless. 

The State of National Emergency to support the COVID-19 response will be extended a third time, for a further seven days.

The State of National Emergency to support the COVID-19 response will be extended a second time, for a further seven days.

The State of National Emergency to help stop the spread of COVID-19 has been extended for a further seven days, Minister of Civil Defence Peeni Henare said.

Associate Health and Whānau Ora Minister Peeni Henare has today announced the Government’s plan to support Māori communities and businesses in the face of COVID-19.

Southland residents hit by flooding caused by heavy rainfall can now access help finding temporary accommodation with the Government activating the Temporary Accommodation Service, Minister of Civil Defence Peeni Henare announced today.

Minister of Civil Defence Hon Peeni Henare announced today that the Government will contribute $100,000 to the Southland regional Mayoral Relief Fund, to support communities impacted by the recent flooding in Southland.

Whānau throughout New Zealand are set to benefit from an extra three million dollars that will go directly to Whānau Ora Commissioning Agencies, the Minister for Whānau Ora Peeni Henare announced today.