Latest Social Development News

Government support for Levin community hit by tornado
Smokers who switch to e-cigarettes may adopt other healthy routines
Care in Community pivots as NZ returns to greater normality
Over $6,000 per person for an online meeting
Government’s Wage Subsidies support people in nearly half of NZ jobs
Budget 2022 supports 38,000 apprentices to accelerate recovery
Driver licencing support another broken promise
Budget 2022: Government clears road for 64,000 people to get driver licenses
Government’s Winter Energy Payment kicks in for over 1 million Kiwis
New Government plan helps support older workers
Government supports more people off benefit
Government support for flood-hit Wairoa
Enhanced Task Force Green Approved for Tairāwhiti and Wairoa regions
Researchers find patterns of handgun carrying among youth in rural areas, building foundation for injury prevention
Government delivers income increases for over 1.4 million New Zealanders
More fulfilling jobs for our Ethnic Communities
Rotorua marks third step in delivery of its Emergency Housing plan
Gisborne flood recovery gets support
New programme launched to attract Pacific youth into horticulture careers
Public health researchers use telemedicine to manage diabetes and hypertension in rural Pakistan
In Dialogue with Qatar, Experts of Human Rights Committee Commend Legislative Revision Efforts and Ask about Stance on Capital
Experts of Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights commend Bahrain on advancing education
Government paves pathway for Pacific prosperity
Enhanced Task Force Green Approved for Buller and Southern Tasman Districts
Govt announces new partnership to boost local employment for major transport projects
Greens call for further benefit lift as part of Covid response
Horticultural programme to provide new opportunities for Ngāti Hauā
Government Provides Stability for Whānau Self Isolating
Government acts to support more Māori into mahi
Government Further Extends Hardship Assistance for Low Income Workers
Urgently increase public housing now
Further Government support for flood affected Buller communities
Experts of Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women Commend Panama on its Noteworthy Frameworks for Women
Experts of Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women Commend Gabon on Measures Taken to Deal with Girls School
Social protection is key to Covid recovery, FAO says
Commending Family Reunification Policy in Kingdom of Netherlands, Experts of Committee on Rights of Child Ask about Statelessness
Low unemployment masks dependency crisis
Australia day awards Dubbo
Government’s Family Package continues to deliver for New Zealanders
Quarterly benefit numbers show highest number of exits into work
Support for fire-hit Waiharara community
New members to join Oranga Tamariki Advisory Board
Auditor-General slams MSD on emergency housing
Amnesty needed on welfare debt
Kids living in poverty cannot wait any longer for change
Government delivers reactivation package as Aucklanders reconnect for summer
Experts of Committee on Elimination of Racial Discrimination Ask Chile about Inclusion of Indigenous Peoples
Additional support for people isolating at home