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Dawn Service, Gallipoli

Published By   /  April 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Dawn Service, Gallipoli

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Dawn Service, Gallipoli Tēnā Koutou Katoa It is my honour to join with you all on this ANZAC morning. May I begin by thanking the people of Turkey for their gracious welcome to those of us who come from the other side of the world […]

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Changing lives through social investment

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Investment  /  Comments Off on Changing lives through social investment

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Changing lives through social investment A new Social Investment Agency is to be created which will help social sector agencies better understand and meet the needs of our most at-risk New Zealanders and communities, Minister Responsible for Social Investment Amy Adams has announced. “The Social […]

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New report shows over $6m a day spent in housing support

Published By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on New report shows over $6m a day spent in housing support

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New report shows over $6m a day spent in housing support The Government spent $550 million over the last three months to support New Zealanders with a roof over their heads – the equivalent of $6.2 million every day. Social Housing Minister Amy Adams released […]

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Govt provides $3m for Christchurch home buyers

Published By   /  April 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Govt provides $3m for Christchurch home buyers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Govt provides $3m for Christchurch home buyers Government funding that was committed to assist the Christchurch City Council in their housing objectives will be used to establish a shared equity home ownership initiative, says Social Housing Minister Amy Adams. The Government committed funding in Budget […]

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Taumarunui court upgrade underway

Published By   /  April 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Taumarunui court upgrade underway

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Taumarunui court upgrade underway Work is underway on the most significant upgrade to the Taumarunui courthouse in 40 years, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. “The $1.4 million upgrade includes interior redecoration, exterior surface refresh and cell upgrade,” says Ms Adams. “A key part of the […]

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Unanimous support for family violence Bill

Published By   /  April 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Unanimous support for family violence Bill

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Unanimous support for family violence Bill A Bill that overhauls New Zealand’s family violence laws has passed its first reading in Parliament today with unanimous support, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. “For too long, New Zealand has been ranked as having some of the worst […]

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Focus on Māori offending

Published By   /  April 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Police, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Focus on Māori offending

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Focus on Māori offending Police Minister Paula Bennett and Justice Minister Amy Adams have today announced $10 million for initiatives to improve Māori justice outcomes. “It is well known that Māori are overrepresented at every stage in the criminal justice system. We’re not prepared to […]

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Govt releases EOI for Christchurch transfer

Published By   /  April 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Govt releases EOI for Christchurch transfer

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Govt releases EOI for Christchurch transfer Today the Government issued an Expression of Interest to Community Housing Providers interested in taking over ownership of up to 2500 social houses in Christchurch. As part of this deal, the new provider will be required to provide at […]

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Disclosure scheme helping to prevent violence

Published By   /  April 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Police, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Disclosure scheme helping to prevent violence

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Disclosure scheme helping to prevent violence A potentially life-saving scheme that allows Police to disclose a person’s violent past to a partner or friend has been used 158 times since it was launched, say Police Minister Paula Bennett and Justice Minister Amy Adams. “Since the […]

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Cyberbullying law holding offenders to account

Published By   /  April 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Cyberbullying law holding offenders to account

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Cyberbullying law holding offenders to account Legislation passed in 2015 to curb cyber-bullying is effectively weeding out and punishing the worst offenders, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. “The Harmful Digital Communications Act made it illegal to send messages and post material online that deliberately causes […]

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Offender Levy supporting thousands of victims

Published By   /  April 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Offender Levy supporting thousands of victims

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Offender Levy supporting thousands of victims Victims of crime are continuing to benefit from the Government’s Offender Levy which has generated more than $25 million since it was introduced, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. The $50 levy, which contributes to support services for victims, has […]

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Redevelopment to house 240 people making progress

Published By   /  March 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Alfred Ngaro, Amy Adams, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Redevelopment to house 240 people making progress

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Redevelopment to house 240 people making progress The Government’s plan to develop 12 old houses into 44 new social housing is moving at pace in Auckland. Social Housing Minster Amy Adams and Associate Social Housing Minister Alfred Ngaro were onsite in Mt Wellington to see […]

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Family violence pilot helps over 24,000 people

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Family violence pilot helps over 24,000 people

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Family violence pilot helps over 24,000 people The Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilot has helped over 24,000 people through the development of more than 8,000 family safety plans, say Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley. The ISR pilot involves core agencies […]

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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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