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A skilled workforce for Canterbury

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Social Development  /  Comments Off on A skilled workforce for Canterbury

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: A skilled workforce for Canterbury The Government is investing $170,000 in a Canterbury initiative that connects secondary students with businesses who can transition them into further education, employment or training. The funding will also extend Christchurch’s Educated Job Ready Programme to Timaru. Economic Development Minister […]

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Extra support for Bay of Plenty farmers

Published By   /  June 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Extra support for Bay of Plenty farmers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Extra support for Bay of Plenty farmers The Government has today announced extra grants to help Bay of Plenty farmers and growers impacted by April’s storms and floods. Affected farmers and growers can apply for contributions from the new $200,000 Primary Industries Bay of Plenty […]

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Mandatory registration for social workers

Published By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, children, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Mandatory registration for social workers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Mandatory registration for social workers Minister for Social Development and Minister for Children Anne Tolley says the introduction of mandatory registration for social workers will increase their skills and professionalism so they can better support New Zealanders. “Social workers play a crucial role in supporting […]

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Family violence response guides launched

Published By   /  June 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 Family violence response guides launched

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Family violence response guides launched New guides to support the family violence sector to provide consistent and effective help to victims and perpetrators are being launched today by Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley at the Family Violence Summit in Wellington. […]

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Edgecumbe clean-up teams make good progress

Published By   /  June 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Edgecumbe clean-up teams make good progress

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Edgecumbe clean-up teams make good progress Social Development Minister Anne Tolley today visited the clean-up teams in Edgecumbe which have successfully completed their second week of work. “The Government has provided up to $500,000 of Enhanced Taskforce Green funding to employ people to assist Whakatane […]

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Auckland Airport skills hub officially launched

Published By   /  June 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Social Development, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Auckland Airport skills hub officially launched

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Auckland Airport skills hub officially launched Social Development Minister Anne Tolley and Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Paul Goldsmith today welcomed the official launch of the Auckland Airport Jobs and Skills Hub – Ara. “Ara is an industry-led skills and employment initiative that […]

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Parenting Resource helps kids get best start

Published By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, children, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Parenting Resource helps kids get best start

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Parenting Resource helps kids get best start Minister for Children Anne Tolley has today launched the Parenting Resource, a new website to help parents give their children the best start in life. “This resource will help people develop effective parenting skills so they can provide […]

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$434.1m to support young people in care

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Budget 2017, children, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $434.1m to support young people in care

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $434.1m to support young people in care Budget 2017 invests significantly to support vulnerable children and young people in care through the new Ministry for Vulnerable Children Oranga Tamariki, Minister for Children Anne Tolley says. Budget 2017 funding is made up of $424.4 million operating […]

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$64.4m to support people into employment

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Budget 2017, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on $64.4m to support people into employment

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $64.4m to support people into employment Budget 2017 invests $64.4 million of new operating funding to help people move off benefits and into work, Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says. “A proactive approach to supporting clients to prepare for employment has seen the number of […]

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$37.2m to reduce family violence

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, Budget 2017, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on $37.2m to reduce family violence

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $37.2m to reduce family violence Budget 2017 invests $37.2 million of operating funding to reduce the harm caused by family violence, Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley say. $22.4 million will extend the Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilots for another two […]

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Next steps on individual client level data

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, children, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Investment  /  Comments Off on Next steps on individual client level data

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Next steps on individual client level data The Government will be advising social service providers that their new contracts will not require the collection of individual client level data until a new data protection and use policy is in place, say Social Investment Minister Amy […]

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Temporary accommodation for Edgecumbe

Published By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Building and Construction, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Temporary accommodation for Edgecumbe

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Temporary accommodation for Edgecumbe Temporary homes will be moved on to the Whakatāne Holiday Park and next to flood-damaged homes while properties in the Edgecumbe area are repaired, Lead Minister for Edgecumbe Anne Tolley and Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith said today. The […]

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Benefit valuation confirms long-term welfare dependence reducing

Published By   /  May 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Benefit valuation confirms long-term welfare dependence reducing

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Benefit valuation confirms long-term welfare dependence reducing Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has welcomed the latest benefit valuation, which confirms long-term welfare dependence is reducing, particularly among sole parents. “Welfare reform and the hard work of Work and Income staff has had a significant impact […]

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Research highlights measures that support vulnerable children into adulthood

Published By   /  May 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Research highlights measures that support vulnerable children into adulthood

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Research highlights measures that support vulnerable children into adulthood Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says new research confirms the need for wrap around support for at-risk children and young people to help them lead successful lives as adults. “We know that children who experience adversity […]

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National sexual violence helpline tender process to get underway

Published By   /  May 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on National sexual violence helpline tender process to get underway

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: National sexual violence helpline tender process to get underway The Government will be undertaking a competitive tender process for a national helpline for New Zealanders affected by sexual violence, say Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley. “The Government is committed to […]

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Easier process for clients with cancer diagnosis

Published By   /  May 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Easier process for clients with cancer diagnosis

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Easier process for clients with cancer diagnosis Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says Jobseeker Support clients with a cancer diagnosis no longer need to provide multiple medical certificates. “I asked MSD to work with the Cancer Society to help simplify the process for clients with […]

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EQC to lead Edgecumbe clean-up

Published By   /  May 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Earthquake Commission, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on EQC to lead Edgecumbe clean-up

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: EQC to lead Edgecumbe clean-up The Earthquake Commission (EQC) will lead the clean-up of flood-damaged properties in Edgecumbe, say Minister Responsible for the Earthquake Commission Gerry Brownlee and Lead Minister for Edgecumbe Anne Tolley. “I’ve authorised EQC to clean-up all affected properties in the township, […]

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Budget 2017: $68.8m support for vulnerable children

Published By   /  May 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Budget 2017, children, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: $68.8m support for vulnerable children

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017: $68.8m support for vulnerable children Budget 2017 invests an extra $68.8 million over four years to support vulnerable children and their families, say Minister for Children Anne Tolley and Education Minister Nikki Kaye. This is part of the Government’s $321 million Social Investment […]

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Tax measures in response to flooding

Published By   /  April 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Revenue, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Tax measures in response to flooding

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Tax measures in response to flooding Inland Revenue will waive use of money interest on late tax payments when flooding has prevented people from paying on time, say Lead Minister for Edgecumbe Anne Tolley and Revenue Minister Judith Collins. “In the aftermath of the Edgecumbe […]

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Extra $700,000 to support Bay of Plenty

Published By   /  April 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Extra $700,000 to support Bay of Plenty

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Extra $700,000 to support Bay of Plenty An extra $700,000 will be available to further support businesses affected by the flooding in Edgecumbe and the Bay of Plenty, say Minister for Economic Development Simon Bridges and Lead Minister for Edgecumbe Anne Tolley. “It’s going to […]

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