The Government will invest around $4 million from Budget 2016 to provide new classrooms in the greater Wellington region, including Wairarapa, Education Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye announced today at Mt Cook School, Wellington.
Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne has released an updated three-year strategy to prevent and minimise the harm that can result from gambling. "The latest plan aims to build on the work done in more recent years which has resulted in a reduction in risk factors for gambling harm.
Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell has welcomed the additional funding allocated to Te Pūnaha Hiringa: Māori Innovation Fund announced in yesterday’s Budget. Te Pūnaha Hiringa: Māori Innovation Fund will be expanded from $2 million to $3 million per year.