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Govt freeing up land in Queenstown

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Govt freeing up land in Queenstown

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Govt freeing up land in Queenstown The Government is extending the successful Crown Land Programme to Queenstown, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams announced today. “As it grows, Queenstown is facing challenges with housing supply. The average house price is the highest in the country at […]

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Better offender identity checking now possible

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Better offender identity checking now possible

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Better offender identity checking now possible The ability of agencies to verify the identity of high-risk offenders will be strengthened following the passage of the Enhancing Identity Verification and Border Processes Legislation Bill, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. “The Bill will improve public safety by […]

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$100m social investment mental health package

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Investment  /  Comments Off on $100m social investment mental health package

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $100m social investment mental health package The Government has today announced details of the $100 million social investment fund for mental health, says Social Investment Minister Amy Adams and Health Minister Jonathan Coleman. The $100 million fund will be invested in a package of 17 […]

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Homecare Medical to deliver national sexual violence helpline

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Homecare Medical to deliver national sexual violence helpline

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Homecare Medical to deliver national sexual violence helpline Homecare Medical has been awarded the contract to develop and operate the 24/7 national helpline for New Zealanders affected by sexual violence, say Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley. “The Government is focused […]

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New appointment to HNZ Board

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New appointment to HNZ Board

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New appointment to HNZ Board Mark Ratcliffe will join the Housing New Zealand Corporation Board, Housing New Zealand Minister Amy Adams has announced. “As New Zealand’s biggest landlord, Housing New Zealand has an important role in providing safe, warm social housing that’s the right size […]

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Anti-money laundering laws pass unanimously

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Anti-money laundering laws pass unanimously

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Anti-money laundering laws pass unanimously Parliament has unanimously passed reforms to strengthen the existing Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. “Money laundering and the financing of terrorism is a global issue with serious consequences. It is blight […]

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Family violence emergency housing for Waikato

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Family violence emergency housing for Waikato

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Family violence emergency housing for Waikato Short-term housing will be provided to perpetrators of family violence in the Waikato to help ensure victims are kept safe and can stay in their own homes, say Justice and Social Housing Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister […]

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Tradies on the job at new transitional housing complex

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Tradies on the job at new transitional housing complex

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Tradies on the job at new transitional housing complex Auckland’s newest transitional housing complex is under construction in Manurewa to help up to 216 vulnerable families and people a year in need of warm, dry secure housing, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams has announced. “The […]

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Home Safety Service helps over 2200 people

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Home Safety Service helps over 2200 people

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Home Safety Service helps over 2200 people More than 2200 people affected by family violence have been able to stay safe in their homes thanks to the success of the National Home Safety Service launched two years ago, Justice Minister Amy Adams says. “The NHSS […]

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Bill to tackle money laundering passes second reading

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Bill to tackle money laundering passes second reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Bill to tackle money laundering passes second reading A Bill to bolster New Zealand’s existing anti-money laundering laws has passed its second reading in Parliament tonight with unanimous support, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. “The Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Amendment Bill […]

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Bill to update New Zealand trust law introduced

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Bill to update New Zealand trust law introduced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Bill to update New Zealand trust law introduced A Bill to make trust law easier to access and understand has been introduced to Parliament today by Justice Minister Amy Adams. The Trusts Bill will update and replace the Trustee Act 1956, making it the first […]

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Nearly 200 transitional housing places up and running in Christchurch

By   /  July 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Nearly 200 transitional housing places up and running in Christchurch

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Nearly 200 transitional housing places up and running in Christchurch Up to 800 Christchurch families and households a year are set to benefit from the Government’s new approach to transitional housing, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams today announced. This month, 10 new transitional houses have […]

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308 new social houses for Christchurch

By   /  July 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on 308 new social houses for Christchurch

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: 308 new social houses for Christchurch More social housing is on its way across Greater Christchurch as the Government invests more for those in need, Social Housing and Housing New Zealand Minister Amy Adams has announced. “In addition to the 163 houses we built over […]

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Blessing marks start of Justice move to Precinct

By   /  July 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Blessing marks start of Justice move to Precinct

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Blessing marks start of Justice move to Precinct Cantabrians will soon have access to some of the most modern and efficient justice and emergency services in the country with Christchurch’s Justice and Emergency Services Precinct nearing completion. Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams today attended […]

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More court appearances via audio-visual links

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on More court appearances via audio-visual links

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More court appearances via audio-visual links Over 16,500 remand court appearances were held via audio visual links (AVL) connecting courts and prisons in the year to May 2017, says Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams. This is up from around 13,000 remand court appearances held […]

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New project to help Napier’s homeless

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on New project to help Napier’s homeless

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New project to help Napier’s homeless Chronically homeless people in Napier will be helped off the street and into warm, safe housing where they will receive wraparound services to help them get their lives back on track, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams has announced. The […]

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Government partnering with Te Puea Memorial Marae

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Alfred Ngaro, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Government partnering with Te Puea Memorial Marae

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government partnering with Te Puea Memorial Marae Te Puea Memorial Marae and the Government have teamed up to support vulnerable Auckland families through winter. “We’ve been clear that we all need to work together to address the challenges our communities face. Our partnership with Te […]

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Christchurch ISR pilot making an impact one year on

By   /  July 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 Christchurch ISR pilot making an impact one year on

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Christchurch ISR pilot making an impact one year on Christchurch’s Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilot has helped almost 21,000 victims and perpetrators of family violence since it was set up, say Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley. “Today marks one year […]

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Apology to men convicted of historical homosexual offences and First Reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Apology to men convicted of historical homosexual offences and First Reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Apology to men convicted of historical homosexual offences and First Reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill I move, that the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill be now read a first time, I nominate […]

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Historic moment for NZ gay community

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Historic moment for NZ gay community

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Historic moment for NZ gay community A Bill introducing a scheme to wipe convictions for historical homosexual offences passed its first reading in Parliament today with unanimous support, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. The passing of the first reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of […]

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