• Budget 2022: Investing to eliminate violence in our homes and communities

    Budget 2022 delivers $114.5 million over four years to prevent and respond to family violence and sexual violence across Aotearoa Investment includes a $38.1 million boost for community-led integrated responses $37.6 million to prevent violence by strengthening existing initiatives in Māori and Pacific communities and for Aotearoa as a whole, and developing new initiatives for ethnic communities, older people, and youth $9.8 million boost to services for victims and perpetrators of family violence Budget 2022 is delivering on the Government’s...
  • Budget 2022 Speech: Investing to eliminate violence in our homes and communities

    Ehara taku toa i te toa takatahi, engari taku toa he toa takimano – my strength is not mine alone but the strength of many (working together to ensure safe, caring respectful responses). We are striving for change. We want all people in Aotearoa New Zealand thriving; their wellbeing enhanced and sustained because they are safe and supported to live their lives free from family violence and sexual violence.
  • All coal boilers to be removed from schools

    Thanks to a $10 million dollar investment, all remaining coal boilers in New Zealand schools will be replaced with renewable woody biomass or electric heating sources by 2025 reducing carbon emissions by around 35,400 tonnes over 10 years, Climate Change Minister James Shaw announced today.