No matter what you get up to over the Easter break, you can help keep yourself and your loved ones safe on the road, water and around trains by following a few simple steps, Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss says.
A Government support package for first home buyers that comes into effect today will help 90,000 lower and middle income people into home ownership over the next five years, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith says.
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has announced that an independent panel has been established to lead a complete overhaul of Child, Youth and Family, to ensure that the agency delivers the best possible results for vulnerable children and their families in the decades ahead.
Revenue Minister Todd McClay has welcomed the release this week of an Inland Revenue officials’ issues paper that seeks feedback on options to simplify the way tax is collected from employees participating in employee share schemes.
The Honourable Justice Helen Winkelmann, Chief High Court Judge, has been appointed a Judge of the Court of Appeal and the Honourable Justice Geoffrey John Venning, Judge of the High Court in Auckland, has been appointed Chief High Court Judge, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today.
The Government will introduce a change to the Animal Welfare Amendment Bill to ban the use of animals for testing finished cosmetic products and ingredients, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced today.
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith today welcomed the Commerce select committee’s report on the Standards and Accreditation Bill which has recommended some improvements to the proposed regime.