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Contempt of court report welcomed

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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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Over 1000 new transitional housing places

Published By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Alfred Ngaro, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Over 1000 new transitional housing places

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Over 1000 new transitional housing places More transitional housing is coming online every week across New Zealand, helping more vulnerable families in urgent need of housing. “We’ve made a commitment to help New Zealanders find their feet in tough times, and our transitional housing places […]

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Alcohol and Drug Court pilot extended

Published By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Alcohol and Drug Court pilot extended

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Alcohol and Drug Court pilot extended Amy Adams | Courts The Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment (AODT) Court pilot has been extended for a further three years, Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams announced today. The AODT Court pilot, which began in November 2012 in […]

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Over 700 Hawkes Bay families to benefit under Government social housing plans

Published By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Alfred Ngaro, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Over 700 Hawkes Bay families to benefit under Government social housing plans

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Over 700 Hawkes Bay families to benefit under Government social housing plans Hundreds of families in the Hawkes Bay will be helped through the Government’s social housing plans for the region, Ministers say. “We’ve made a commitment to help New Zealanders find their feet when […]

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Drink driving charges halved since 2009

Published By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Drink driving charges halved since 2009

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Drink driving charges halved since 2009 Drink driving charges have halved since 2009, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. Latest drink driving offence figures show the number of people charged in 2016 was 16,304 compared to 31,933 in 2009. “Almost 16,000 fewer people were charged with […]

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Green light for up to 71 new homes in Hamilton

Published By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Green light for up to 71 new homes in Hamilton

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Green light for up to 71 new homes in Hamilton The $7 million redevelopment of Jebson Place means warmer and safer houses for the Hamilton community, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams announced today. Work will begin later this year to build up to 71 brand […]

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Speech to Family Violence Summit, Wellington

Published By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Speech to Family Violence Summit, Wellington

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Speech to Family Violence Summit, Wellington Tēnā koutou katoa me ngā tini āhuatanga o te wā. Nau mai, haere mai. Good morning. Thank you Prime Minister for your opening comments, and thank you Sir Wira for taking on the role of Summit Chair. I also […]

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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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New 72-unit transitional housing complex opens

Published By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on New 72-unit transitional housing complex opens

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New 72-unit transitional housing complex opens A new $12 million transitional housing complex on Puhinui Road in Auckland will help house up to 560 families a year, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams has announced. The 72-unit building is part of the Government’s $354 million support […]

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Hobsonville clocks up 1000th home

Published By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Hobsonville clocks up 1000th home

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Hobsonville clocks up 1000th home New Zealand’s biggest housing development at Hobsonville Point has marked its 1000th new home, Social Housing and Housing New Zealand Minister Amy Adams announced today. Ms Adams was in Hobsonville Point today with Upper Harbour MP Paula Bennett to welcome […]

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Law Commissioner appointed

Published By   /  May 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Law Commissioner appointed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Law Commissioner appointed Former Secretary for Justice Belinda Clark has been appointed as Law Commissioner, Justice Minister Amy Adams announced today. “Ms Clark brings a wealth of experience, having worked at the highest levels of the public service both here and across the Tasman,” Ms […]

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$46.9m to reduce burglary and youth offending

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Budget 2017, Justice, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $46.9m to reduce burglary and youth offending

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $46.9m to reduce burglary and youth offending Budget 2017 will provide an extra $46.9 million of operating funding over the next four years for new services to reduce burglary and youth offending, Justice Minister Amy Adams and Associate Justice Minister Mark Mitchell say. The funding […]

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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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$224m boost for mental health

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Budget 2017, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Investment  /  Comments Off on $224m boost for mental health

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $224m boost for mental health Budget 2017 will invest an extra $224 million over four years in mental health services including $124 million in new innovative approaches, Social Investment Minister Amy Adams and Health Minister Jonathan Coleman say. “Mental health is a social investment priority […]

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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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New North Road construction underway

Published By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on New North Road construction underway

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New North Road construction underway The construction of 100 new homes on land formerly set aside by NZTA for roading can now begin, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams announced today at the sod-turning in New North Road Mt Albert. In October 2016 the Government signed […]

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Launch of Crown Building Project

Published By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Social Housing, Speech  /  Comments Off on Launch of Crown Building Project

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Launch of Crown Building Project Thank you Ashley Church and can I thank the Property Institute for hosting this event.  I would also like to acknowledge: Adrienne Young-Cooper, Board Chair of Housing NZ Andrew McKenzie, Chief Executive of HNZ Chris Aiken, Chief Executive of HLC […]

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Govt to build 34,000 new houses for Auckland

Published By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Govt to build 34,000 new houses for Auckland

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Govt to build 34,000 new houses for Auckland The Government today has announced a Crown land and building programme that will see tens of thousands of new houses built in Auckland over the next decade. Social Housing Minister Amy Adams announced that the Government’s Crown […]

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