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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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Is Anne Tolley competent to be Minister of Social Development?

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, CYF, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, Social Development, The Issues  /  Comments Off on Is Anne Tolley competent to be Minister of Social Development?

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Is Anne Tolley competent to be Minister of Social Development? It has been a full-on topsy turvy week. I have seen the Minister of Social Development Anne Tolley lose control over what is happening in her portfolio, and I just don’t see her as having […]

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Supervised handover pilot launches

Published By   /  March 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Supervised handover pilot launches

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Supervised handover pilot launches Families grappling with violence will be able to avoid contentious meetings during children handovers thanks to a new pilot launched by the Government. “In the absence of funded supervised hand-over services, some victims of family violence risk continued exposure to violent […]

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New funding to develop Tairāwhiti labour force, including youth skills

Published By   /  February 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on New funding to develop Tairāwhiti labour force, including youth skills

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New funding to develop Tairāwhiti labour force, including youth skills Social Development Minister Anne Tolley today announced new funding of $1.8 million over three years to grow the skills and capability of Tairāwhiti’s regional labour force, including youth. Mrs Tolley says the significant investment in […]

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Business support for Kaikōura and Hurunui extended

Published By   /  February 27, 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 Business support for Kaikōura and Hurunui extended

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Business support for Kaikōura and Hurunui extended Minister for Economic Development Simon Bridges and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley have today announced a final extension to the support package for businesses affected by the Kaikōura earthquake.  The Government approved $17.5 million dollars to support businesses […]

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$680,000 boost for Christchurch family violence pilot

Published By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on $680,000 boost for Christchurch family violence pilot

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $680,000 boost for Christchurch family violence pilot More frontline services and extra places in perpetrator programmes are on the way for the multi-agency Integrated Safety Response pilot, following an additional injection of funding, Ministers have announced. An extra $680,000 will allow the Christchurch ISR pilot […]

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More sole parents independent of benefits

Published By   /  January 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on More sole parents independent of benefits

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More sole parents independent of benefits Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the number of people receiving a benefit is continuing to decline year on year, with sole parents driving the biggest reduction in numbers. “The number of people receiving a main benefit has fallen […]

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Support package for quake-affected businesses extended

Published By   /  December 24, 2016  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Support package for quake-affected businesses extended

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Support package for quake-affected businesses extended Simon Bridges | Economic Development The Government has extended the employee support subsidy for quake-affected businesses inWellington and Hurunui District, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley have announced. “While Wellington is mostly open for […]

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Second major care reform Bill passes first reading

Published By   /  December 13, 2016  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Second major care reform Bill passes first reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Second major care reform Bill passes first reading Anne Tolley | Social Development Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says that a Bill enabling the second stage of major state care reforms has passed its first reading in Parliament. The reforms are part of the overhaul […]

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Support package for Kaikoura businesses extended

Published By   /  December 9, 2016  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Support package for Kaikoura businesses extended

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Support package for Kaikoura businesses extended The wage subsidy package for quake-affected businesses in and around Kaikoura will be extended for a further eight weeks, Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley announced today. Following on from the 14 November earthquake, […]

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Honouring achievements of young people

Published By   /  December 7, 2016  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Honouring achievements of young people

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Honouring achievements of young people Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has congratulated the young people who have been recognised at today’s tenth annual William Wallace Awards ceremony in Wellington. The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of young people in care or with experience in care, […]

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Lower risk 17 year-olds included in youth jurisdiction

Published By   /  December 7, 2016  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Lower risk 17 year-olds included in youth jurisdiction

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Lower risk 17 year-olds included in youth jurisdiction The youth justice system will be extended to include lower risk 17 year-olds, Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley have announced today. The changes, which will take place by 2019, will ensure that […]

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State care reform Bill passes third reading

Published By   /  December 7, 2016  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on State care reform Bill passes third reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: State care reform Bill passes third reading Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the first set of major reforms in the overhaul of care and protection have passed a third reading in Parliament. “These reforms are crucial if we are to deliver a truly child-centred […]

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Next stage of offender employment programme

Published By   /  November 29, 2016  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Corrections, Judith Collins, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Next stage of offender employment programme

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Next stage of offender employment programme Social Development Minister Anne Tolley and Corrections Minister Judith Collins have announced the launch of the second stage of a new $15.3 million initiative to help offenders prepare for, find and stay in employment and reduce reoffending. The Salvation […]

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Support package extended to quake-affected Wellington businesses

Published By   /  November 28, 2016  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Support package extended to quake-affected Wellington businesses

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Support package extended to quake-affected Wellington businesses The Government has announced today that the employee support subsidy for quake-affected businesses has been extended to support specific Wellington region businesses prevented from operating for several weeks due to building damage as a result of the November […]

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Increase in seasonal workers for RSE

Published By   /  November 23, 2016  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Immigration, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Increase in seasonal workers for RSE

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Increase in seasonal workers for RSE Social Development Minister Anne Tolley and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced an increase in the number of seasonal workers who can come to New Zealand to work in the horticulture and viticulture industry under the Recognised Seasonal Employer […]

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Payments begin for current clients

Published By   /  November 21, 2016  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Payments begin for current clients

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Payments begin for current clients Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says that current Work and Income clients who were underpaid due to a coding error in Accommodation Supplement payments will start to receive reimbursements this week. The incorrect payments, which date back to 1993, have […]

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Feedback sought on MSD/IRD info sharing

Published By   /  November 17, 2016  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Revenue, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Feedback sought on MSD/IRD info sharing

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Feedback sought on MSD/IRD info sharing Eligibility for housing assistance and student allowances could be established more accurately under information sharing proposals released for public consultation today by Social Development Minister Anne Tolley and Revenue Minister Michael Woodhouse. Information sharing already exists between IRD and […]

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Support package for quake-affected Kaikoura businesses

Published By   /  November 17, 2016  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on Support package for quake-affected Kaikoura businesses

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Support package for quake-affected Kaikoura businesses The Government has announced a wage subsidy package as an initial step to help small businesses in and around Kaikoura. The package will assist those companies most seriously disrupted by this week’s earthquakes to retain their staff while the […]

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Two new skills hubs announced in Auckland

Published By   /  November 9, 2016  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development, Steven Joyce, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Two new skills hubs announced in Auckland

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Two new skills hubs announced in Auckland Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Steven Joyce and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley have today announced two new Auckland jobs and skills hubs as part of the latest update of the Skilled and Safe Workplaces chapter […]

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