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More court appearances via audio-visual links

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on More court appearances via audio-visual links

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More court appearances via audio-visual links Over 16,500 remand court appearances were held via audio visual links (AVL) connecting courts and prisons in the year to May 2017, says Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams. This is up from around 13,000 remand court appearances held […]

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New project to help Napier’s homeless

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on New project to help Napier’s homeless

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New project to help Napier’s homeless Chronically homeless people in Napier will be helped off the street and into warm, safe housing where they will receive wraparound services to help them get their lives back on track, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams has announced. The […]

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Government partnering with Te Puea Memorial Marae

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Alfred Ngaro, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Government partnering with Te Puea Memorial Marae

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government partnering with Te Puea Memorial Marae Te Puea Memorial Marae and the Government have teamed up to support vulnerable Auckland families through winter. “We’ve been clear that we all need to work together to address the challenges our communities face. Our partnership with Te […]

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Christchurch ISR pilot making an impact one year on

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Christchurch ISR pilot making an impact one year on

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Christchurch ISR pilot making an impact one year on Christchurch’s Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilot has helped almost 21,000 victims and perpetrators of family violence since it was set up, say Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley. “Today marks one year […]

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Apology to men convicted of historical homosexual offences and First Reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Apology to men convicted of historical homosexual offences and First Reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Apology to men convicted of historical homosexual offences and First Reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill I move, that the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill be now read a first time, I nominate […]

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Historic moment for NZ gay community

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Historic moment for NZ gay community

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Historic moment for NZ gay community A Bill introducing a scheme to wipe convictions for historical homosexual offences passed its first reading in Parliament today with unanimous support, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. The passing of the first reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of […]

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New social housing to be built in Wellington

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on New social housing to be built in Wellington

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New social housing to be built in Wellington Work has begun on 145 new social housing units to be built across Wellington as the Government invests in more social housing for those in need, Social Housing and Housing New Zealand Minister Amy Adams has announced. […]

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Justice Precinct a step closer to completion

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Justice Precinct a step closer to completion

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Justice Precinct a step closer to completion Christchurch’s Justice and Emergency Services Precinct has reached a key milestone with the commencement of the fit-out of the Justice Building, says Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams. “This is a major step forward for Cantabrians. The Precinct […]

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Justice Precinct a step closer to completio

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Justice Precinct a step closer to completio

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Justice Precinct a step closer to completio Christchurch’s Justice and Emergency Services Precinct has reached a key milestone with the commencement of the fit-out of the Justice Building, says Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams. “This is a major step forward for Cantabrians. The Precinct […]

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Offender identity Bill passes second reading

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Offender identity Bill passes second reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Offender identity Bill passes second reading A Bill seeking to strengthen how agencies verify the identity of offenders has passed its second reading in Parliament with overwhelming support, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. The Enhancing Identity Verification and Border Processes Legislation Bill will improve public […]

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More homes for the Hutt Valley

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on More homes for the Hutt Valley

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More homes for the Hutt Valley Work is set to begin on a significant project to build and refurbish over 700 homes in the Hutt Valley, Social Housing and Housing New Zealand Minister Amy Adams has announced. “The Hutt Valley is a dynamic community which […]

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Social Investment Agency opens for business

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Investment  /  Comments Off on Social Investment Agency opens for business

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Social Investment Agency opens for business The new Social Investment Agency (SIA) was launched today to transform the way social sector agencies deliver services to New Zealanders in need. “Social investment puts people at the heart of decision-making. It’s about improving the lives of vulnerable […]

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Rangers Park homes to become social and affordable housing

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Building and Construction, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Rangers Park homes to become social and affordable housing

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Rangers Park homes to become social and affordable housing Forty temporary accommodation homes at Rangers Park village will become social and affordable homes to help Christchurch residents in need of housing, Housing New Zealand Minister Amy Adams and Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith […]

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Changing lives: Our social investment approach

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Social Investment, Speech  /  Comments Off on Changing lives: Our social investment approach

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Changing lives: Our social investment approach Good afternoon and thank you for the invitation to speak at the Analytics Forum today. Traditionally, a data forum may not be the natural environment for social sector policy makers. But I’m pleased to say that this is changing, […]

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Our Social Housing Plan

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Alfred Ngaro, Amy Adams, feature, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Our Social Housing Plan

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Our Social Housing Plan The National-led Government is helping vulnerable New Zealanders in need of a warm, safe and dry place to live. This year, the Government will spend $2.3 billion supporting 310,000 households with their accommodation. Those seeking immediate shelter can access an emergency […]

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First Social Housing Valuation provides valuable insights

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing, Social Investment  /  Comments Off on First Social Housing Valuation provides valuable insights

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: First Social Housing Valuation provides valuable insights Social Housing Minister Amy Adams has welcomed the 2015 Social Housing Valuation as the first step in building a more sophisticated understanding of the factors that affect vulnerable New Zealanders. “Our first valuation of New Zealand’s social housing […]

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Bill to wipe historical homosexual convictions introduced

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Bill to wipe historical homosexual convictions introduced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Bill to wipe historical homosexual convictions introduced A Bill to allow historical convictions for homosexual offences to be removed will help put right a wrong from the past, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. The Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill was […]

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Contempt of court report welcomed

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Contempt of court report welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Contempt of court report welcomed Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams has today tabled the Law Commission’s report on proposals to modernise New Zealand’s contempt of court laws. “Contempt law is intended to protect the integrity of the justice system and maintain public confidence in […]

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Shortlist announced for Christchurch social housing transfer

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Finance, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Shortlist announced for Christchurch social housing transfer

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Shortlist announced for Christchurch social housing transfer Three Community Housing Providers have been given the opportunity to present formal proposals to take over up to 2500 Housing New Zealand properties and tenancies in Christchurch, the Government announced today. This follows an invitation in April for […]

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Police to test victim video statements

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Police, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Police to test victim video statements

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Police to test victim video statements Police Minister Paula Bennett and Justice Minister Amy Adams say using digital devices to take onsite statements from victims of family violence will reduce the stress on victims, save Police time and create richer evidence for the courts. “From […]

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