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Further Release of individual client level data documents

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, client, data, documents, individual, level, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, release, Social Issues  /  Comments Off on Further Release of individual client level data documents

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Further Release of individual client level data documents 17 August 2017. MSD has today released more documents relating to the collection of individual client data, under the Official Information Act. The documents released today contain a range of material, including internal emails and […]

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Pacific Media Investigation – Release of Investigation findings 

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, anti-violence, Contracts, Investigation, Media, Ministry of Social Development, MSD, Pacific,, Press Release, Public Sector, Welfare  /  Comments Off on Pacific Media Investigation – Release of Investigation findings 

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development – Release/Statement Headline: Pacific Media Investigation – Release of Investigation findings  02 August 2017. MSD says the investigation into the contractual arrangement in place with Pacific Media Network, relating to the delivery of the Pasefika Proud anti-violence initiative, has highlighted a range of issues that it will […]

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Unions ratify landmark pay equity agreement

By   /  July 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, agreement, care, disability, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, pay, Public Sector, Social Issues, support, workers  /  Comments Off on Unions ratify landmark pay equity agreement

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Unions ratify landmark pay equity agreement 24 July 2017. Union members have now ratified a landmark agreement that will deliver significant pay increases and more training for about 1678 vocational and disability care and support workers. It affects contracts for around 300 services […]

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Pay equity for vocational and disability workers

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, disability, equity, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, pay, Public Sector, Social Issues, support, vocational, workers  /  Comments Off on Pay equity for vocational and disability workers

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Pay equity for vocational and disability workers 11 July 2017. The Government has this week approved $55.8 million of funding over five years to deliver pay equity and more training for approximately 1,678 vocational and disability support workers contracted by Ministry of Social Development […]

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Social Security Agreement between New Zealand and Australia

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, age, agreement, Australia, benefits, Ministry of Social Development, Press Release, Public Sector, social, Welfare, zealand  /  Comments Off on Social Security Agreement between New Zealand and Australia

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development – Release/Statement Headline: Social Security Agreement between New Zealand and Australia 03 July 2017. On 1 July, a revised Social Security Agreement between New Zealand and Australia came into force. Social security agreements between the two countries date back to 1948. The last Agreement was signed in […]

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No further MSD satellite services

By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, nt, online, phone, Public Sector, satellite, service, services, Social Issues  /  Comments Off on No further MSD satellite services

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: No further MSD satellite services 26 May 2017. The Ministry of Social Development can confirm we will not be setting up satellite services again – these services have not been offered for over two years. Satellite services had operated in locations around New […]

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MSD Deputy Chief Executive steps aside from duties

By   /  May 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, actions, chief, deputy, duties, executive, Ministry of Social Development, murray, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Social Issues  /  Comments Off on MSD Deputy Chief Executive steps aside from duties

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: MSD Deputy Chief Executive steps aside from duties 19 May 2017. Ministry of Social Development Chief Executive, Brendan Boyle today announced that Murray Edridge will be stepping aside from his current duties as acting Deputy Chief Executive in the organisation. “Murray is an […]

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2016 Valuation of the Benefit System for Working-age Adults

By   /  May 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, benefit, fry, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, report, social, Social Issues, system, valuation  /  Comments Off on 2016 Valuation of the Benefit System for Working-age Adults

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: 2016 Valuation of the Benefit System for Working-age Adults 17 May 2017. This is the sixth valuation of the future cost of New Zealand’s working-age benefit system. The cumulative impact over five years of change to the way we work with people is […]

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No privacy breach says independent review

By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, breach, independent, Ministry of Social Development, MSD, New Zealand Government, privacy, Public Sector, relating, report, Social Issues  /  Comments Off on No privacy breach says independent review

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: No privacy breach says independent review 16 May 2017. The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) today released the independent review into events surrounding the potential breach of privacy relating to the collection of individual client data. While the report has confirmed MSD’s earlier […]

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Ministry refutes advocacy service claims

By   /  May 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, aaap, additional, clients, Ministry of Social Development, Press Release, Public Sector, service, site, staff, Welfare  /  Comments Off on Ministry refutes advocacy service claims

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development – Release/Statement Headline: Ministry refutes advocacy service claims 03 May 2017. Media coverage today in the NZ Herald details allegations by Auckland Action Against Poverty that misrepresent the efforts of Work and Income staff every day to help New Zealanders get through hard times, and support them […]

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Ministry releases statement on Masterton CYF

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, case, child, court, Family, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Social Issues, Wairarapa, Youth  /  Comments Off on Ministry releases statement on Masterton CYF

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Ministry releases statement on Masterton CYF 29 March 2017. Please attribute the following to Child, Youth and Family Deputy Chief Executive Murray Edridge. Child, Youth and Family accepts Judge Grace’s decision in this case, which is to leave these children in the care […]

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New forms for creating Enduring Powers of Attorney released

By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, attorney, authorised, EPA, epas, forms, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Social Issues, witness  /  Comments Off on New forms for creating Enduring Powers of Attorney released

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: New forms for creating Enduring Powers of Attorney released 16 March 2017. New forms for creating Enduring Powers of Attorney (EPAs) are now available on the MSD website, along with a new certificate for the authorised witness to an EPA, and standard explanations […]

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Pacific Media Network and the Pasefika Proud campaign

By   /  March 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Campaign, contract, Media, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, Pacific,, pasefika, proud, Public Sector, Social Issues  /  Comments Off on Pacific Media Network and the Pasefika Proud campaign

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Pacific Media Network and the Pasefika Proud campaign 08 March 2017.Statement from the Murray Edridge, Deputy Chief Executive Community Investment relating to Pacific Media Network and the Pasefika Proud campaign The Ministry of Social Development has today released documents under the Official Information […]

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Oranga Tamariki, reflecting the voices of young people

By   /  March 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, children, grinne, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, oranga, people, Public Sector, Social Issues, tamariki, young  /  Comments Off on Oranga Tamariki, reflecting the voices of young people

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Oranga Tamariki, reflecting the voices of young people 08 March 2017.The voices of young people are being reflected right from the start, with the release of the visual identity of Oranga Tamariki. “I’m really excited by this visual identity, when young people take […]

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Negotiations over Russian adoptions agreement stopped

By   /  January 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, adoptions, agreement, bilateral, Ministry of Social Development, negotiations, Press Release, Public Sector, russian, Welfare, zealand  /  Comments Off on Negotiations over Russian adoptions agreement stopped

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development – Release/Statement Headline: Negotiations over Russian adoptions agreement stopped 27 January 2017. Please attribute the following to Child, Youth and Family Deputy Chief Executive Murray Edridge. Negotiations with the Russian Federation regarding the establishment of a bilateral agreement on adoption have been stopped for the present. New […]

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Children and young people in care choose a name for their connection and advocacy service

By   /  January 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, care, children, mai, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, people, Public Sector, service, Social Issues, young  /  Comments Off on Children and young people in care choose a name for their connection and advocacy service

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Children and young people in care choose a name for their connection and advocacy service 26 January 2017.The following can be attributed to John McCarthy, The Tindall Foundation Manager and Chair of the Connection and Advocacy Service Establishment Steering Group (except where otherwise […]

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Ministry releases key information about demand to social housing sector

By   /  December 15, 2016  /  24/7 News, bedroom, Housing, market, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, places, Public Sector, rent, social, Social Issues  /  Comments Off on Ministry releases key information about demand to social housing sector

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Ministry releases key information about demand to social housing sector 15 December 2016. Source: Ministry of Social Development The Ministry of Social Development has today released its 2016 Social Housing Purchasing Strategy. The strategy brings together data on the nature and demand for […]

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MSD stands by the assistance we provide to our staff

By   /  December 9, 2016  /  24/7 News, Family, leave, ministry, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, provide, Public Sector, Social Issues, staff, violence  /  Comments Off on MSD stands by the assistance we provide to our staff

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: MSD stands by the assistance we provide to our staff 09 December 2016. On Thursday 08 December, the Ministry provided the following to media in response to allegations it does not take the welfare of its staff suffering family violence seriously, despite including […]

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Statement by the Ministry of Social Development Chief Executive, Brendan Boyle, on the WorkSafe District Court sentencing

By   /  December 6, 2016  /  24/7 News, ashburton, charge, ministry, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Social Issues, staff, work, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on Statement by the Ministry of Social Development Chief Executive, Brendan Boyle, on the WorkSafe District Court sentencing

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Statement by the Ministry of Social Development Chief Executive, Brendan Boyle, on the WorkSafe District Court sentencing 06 December 2016. The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) acknowledges the sentencing today relating to the charge brought against the Ministry by WorkSafe New Zealand. I’d […]

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Pilot emergency housing programme at Manurewa Marae ends

By   /  November 9, 2016  /  24/7 News, emergency, Families, Housing, marae, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, pilot, Public Sector, service, Social Issues  /  Comments Off on Pilot emergency housing programme at Manurewa Marae ends

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Pilot emergency housing programme at Manurewa Marae ends 09 November 2016. The Ministry of Social Development has been working closely with Manurewa Marae since they started their pilot emergency housing programme Whakapiki Ora. The 12 month contract for funding that the Marae agreed […]

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