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New landlord for 1140 Tauranga HNZ tenants

Published By   /  March 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on New landlord for 1140 Tauranga HNZ tenants

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New landlord for 1140 Tauranga HNZ tenants From next month, Accessible Properties will take over 1138 social houses and tenancies owned by Housing New Zealand. “This is the first regional, large-scale transfer of Government-owned social houses to a community housing provider. They are a major […]

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Anti-money laundering Bill passes first reading

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Anti-money laundering Bill passes first reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Anti-money laundering Bill passes first reading A Bill to tackle money laundering and curb funding of terrorism has passed its first reading in Parliament today with unanimous support, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. The Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Amendment Bill will […]

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Housing First launches to help Auckland’s homeless

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Housing First launches to help Auckland’s homeless

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Housing First launches to help Auckland’s homeless A new initiative aimed at ending homelessness in Auckland has officially kicked off. Today Social Housing Minister Amy Adams and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff launched Housing First Auckland, which aims to house 472 homeless Aucklanders and provide wrap-around […]

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Restorative justice benefitting victims

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Restorative justice benefitting victims

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Restorative justice benefitting victims The vast majority of victims who participated in restorative justice benefitted from the process, according to a survey released today by Justice Minister Amy Adams. Restorative justice conferences are face-to-face meetings between victims and offenders, where they can discuss the crime […]

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Ministers to host Family Violence Summit

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Ministers to host Family Violence Summit

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ministers to host Family Violence Summit A national summit on family violence will be hosted by Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley in Wellington on June 7. “We know that family violence is a significant and complex issue in New Zealand, […]

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Justice booklet highlights fresh thinking

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Justice booklet highlights fresh thinking

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Justice booklet highlights fresh thinking A new Ministry of Justice publication launched today by Justice Minister Amy Adams showcases how fresh thinking by talented people is helping to address complex issues in the justice sector. Ms Adams says the Justice: Our People, Our Communities booklet […]

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Family violence laws introduced to Parliament

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Family violence laws introduced to Parliament

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Family violence laws introduced to Parliament Legislation that overhauls the family violence system is a core part of reducing New Zealand’s horrendous rate of family violence, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. The Family and Whānau Violence Legislation Bill was introduced to Parliament today to overhaul […]

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New anti-money laundering laws introduced

Published By   /  March 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New anti-money laundering laws introduced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New anti-money laundering laws introduced A Bill to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing has been introduced to Parliament today by Justice Minister Amy Adams. The Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Amendment Bill will bolster New Zealand’s existing anti-money laundering laws, which help […]

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Challenges and successes in justice BPS results

Published By   /  March 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Challenges and successes in justice BPS results

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Challenges and successes in justice BPS results Crime rates are significantly lower than in 2011, but latest figures show that challenges remain to tackle crime and reoffending, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. The Justice Sector’s BPS results for the year ended September 2016 released today […]

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Supervised handover pilot launches

Published By   /  March 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Supervised handover pilot launches

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Supervised handover pilot launches Families grappling with violence will be able to avoid contentious meetings during children handovers thanks to a new pilot launched by the Government. “In the absence of funded supervised hand-over services, some victims of family violence risk continued exposure to violent […]

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$257m savings reinvested into reducing crime

Published By   /  March 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $257m savings reinvested into reducing crime

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $257m savings reinvested into reducing crime Initiatives to reduce crime and reoffending have been made possible through smart fiscal management by justice sector agencies, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. The Justice Sector Fund allows money saved in one justice sector agency to be used in […]

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Court services returned to Kaikoura

Published By   /  March 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Court services returned to Kaikoura

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Court services returned to Kaikoura Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams has welcomed the return of court services to Kaikoura. The District Court at Kaikoura has held its first hearing since the earthquake with 29 people appearing. Court services had been unable to run in […]

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New emergency housing development open

Published By   /  February 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Alfred Ngaro, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on New emergency housing development open

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New emergency housing development open More families will have a warm and safe place to stay in times of need with the opening of the first stages of an emergency housing development in Otahuhu, Auckland. The 43-house Luke Street transitional housing development was officially opened […]

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Emergency housing boost for the Hutt

Published By   /  February 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Emergency housing boost for the Hutt

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Emergency housing boost for the Hutt Some of Wellington’s most vulnerable will benefit from a new emergency housing service now open thanks to the Government’s backing, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams says. Operated by Oasis Network Inc, Hillary Court in Naenae will see up to […]

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Historical homosexual convictions eligible to be wiped

Published By   /  February 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Historical homosexual convictions eligible to be wiped

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Historical homosexual convictions eligible to be wiped The Government will introduce a new scheme to address historical convictions for homosexual offences, Justice Minister Amy Adams has announced. “While the Homosexual Law Reform Act 1986 decriminalised consensual sex between men aged 16 and over, convictions for […]

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$680,000 boost for Christchurch family violence pilot

Published By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on $680,000 boost for Christchurch family violence pilot

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $680,000 boost for Christchurch family violence pilot More frontline services and extra places in perpetrator programmes are on the way for the multi-agency Integrated Safety Response pilot, following an additional injection of funding, Ministers have announced. An extra $680,000 will allow the Christchurch ISR pilot […]

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Extra Courts & Corrections funding to support Police package

Published By   /  February 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Corrections, Courts, Justice, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Extra Courts & Corrections funding to support Police package

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Extra Courts & Corrections funding to support Police package The justice sector will receive an extra $115 million over four years to support the rollout of more police on the beat. Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams and Corrections Minister Louise Upston say the additional […]

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New pilot for social housing tenants underway

Published By   /  February 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on New pilot for social housing tenants underway

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New pilot for social housing tenants underway A new pilot programme is underway to help at-risk social housing tenants hold onto their tenancies, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams said today. Under the Sustaining Tenancies Initiative, tenants with complex or serious needs who may be at […]

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Housing register underscores importance of reform

Published By   /  January 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Housing register underscores importance of reform

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Housing register underscores importance of reform An increase in the housing register underscores the importance of the Government’s social housing reform programme and its $344 million commitment to additional emergency housing places, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams says. “We have a comprehensive social housing plan […]

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Emergency Housing initiative supporting struggling New Zealanders

Published By   /  January 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Emergency Housing initiative supporting struggling New Zealanders

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Emergency Housing initiative supporting struggling New Zealanders Social Housing Minister Amy Adams has today welcomed data showing new help introduced by the Government is creating tangible support for struggling New Zealanders. For the first time, the Ministry of Social Development’s quarterly benefit fact sheets have […]

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