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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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$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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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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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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KidsCan receives $50,000 for sanitary products

Published By   /  April 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Social Development, Women  /  Comments Off on KidsCan receives $50,000 for sanitary products

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: KidsCan receives $50,000 for sanitary products Minister for Women Paula Bennett and Minister for Social Development Anne Tolley have announced the Government is providing $50,000 over the next year to assist KidsCan supply schools with sanitary products. “This funding will provide sanitary products to the […]

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Independent review of MSD’s individual client level data system

Published By   /  April 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Independent review of MSD’s individual client level data system

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Independent review of MSD’s individual client level data system Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has announced details of the independent review into MSD’s individual client level data IT system. “It’s important clients and providers have confidence that their information is protected and that the Government […]

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Bay of Plenty flooding classified as medium-scale event

Published By   /  April 11, 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 Bay of Plenty flooding classified as medium-scale event

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Bay of Plenty flooding classified as medium-scale event The Government has today classified the flooding from ex-Cyclone Debbie in the Bay of Plenty as a medium-scale adverse event. Social Development Minister Anne Tolley and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy were in the Bay of Plenty […]

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New IT platform for individual client level data system to be developed

Published By   /  April 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on New IT platform for individual client level data system to be developed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New IT platform for individual client level data system to be developed Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says a new IT solution will be developed for the collection of individual client level data from NGOs as the current system is not up to standard. “Last […]

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Over 900 schools part of KickStart Breakfast

Published By   /  March 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Over 900 schools part of KickStart Breakfast

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Over 900 schools part of KickStart Breakfast Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says over 28,000 students in more than 900 schools are receiving a healthy start to the day through the KickStart Breakfast programme.                                                                       “The KickStart Breakfast programme helps to improve focus, behaviour and energy levels among […]

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