web analytics

Hidden away

Written By: - Date published: 9:51 am, April 11th, 2012 - 27 comments
Categories: housing, public services - Tags:

Hidden away at the end of this story, hidden away out of most media view, hidden away from Housing New Zealand, and from society… ordinary people being shafted by National’s cuts.

Housing NZ offices getting shut (with the workers not even allowed to attend their own farewells), and contact points being lost. People still get their threat letters from Housing NZ – probably more so for the squeeze – but now have nowhere to take them to be dealt with by a person.

Michael Ofanoa, 35, a solo father of two who came to the Wiri office yesterday to file an income statement and supporting documents, said he needed to get the documents to Housing NZ urgently, otherwise the agency would raise his rent to market rental. He was told to try the Manurewa office.

“I’ve got a car but no warrant and no registration. I’ll go home and get my bike,” he said.

Rotorua tenant Kathy Hillman-Te Rupe, 39, received a letter saying her rent would go up from $50 a week to the market rental of $232 from tomorrow unless she provided documents proving that she had changed her surname after fleeing to a women’s refuge.

She sent the documents by mail yesterday, but was worried they might not arrive in time.

Simple, low cost services, like lending people the tools to fix their own houses – saving Housing NZ on repairs – shut down.

While the cuts go on, with 162 useful employees made redundant, and front line staff being lost, they spend $30,000 to send the chief executive to a five-day leadership course in London.  They sent 6 other senior staffers too.  What did they learn?  How to sack people nicely?  How to hid behind a phone-line when people services are needed?  Particularly for people who can’t afford a phone…

Maybe they learnt to double their spending on consultants?  $20 million last year, compared to $10 million when Labour left office…

27 comments on “Hidden away ”

  1. cardassian 1

    That extra $10,000,000 spent on consultants could of paid those 162 staff a $61,000 salary each.
    Shame this government doesn’t care about people.

  2. ghostwhowalksnz 2

    So leadership can be learned in 5 days

    Who knew?

    • Akldnut 2.1

      I could’ve told them how to sack someone nicely for free.

      “er… mate we’ve run out of work descriptions to give you so unfortunately you won’t have a job as of next month, you won’t be needed here anymore but to show you how nice we are here’s 30K to take a few mates on a 5 day junket, it’s on us mate seriously, No, No I insist you go .”

  3. KeepOurAssetsDon'tSell. 3

    My Opinion this National government have contempt for poorer New Zealanders (They just aren’t on the radar except as a nuisance). They ( The Nats) live in a NeoLiberal dreamworld up in their overpaid ivory towers where they feel more kinship for the London Brit neoLiberal disaster ( has led to riots-the financial apartheid practised there) than ordinary common and struggling kiwis. Led by Glam Boy Shonkey who belongs on the front of a woman’s magazine more than in a PM’s role.

  4. cin77 4

    So when do the poor people start rioting?

    • aerobubble 4.1

      They don’t if you design the suburbs to keep people from engaging with each other, and design the tax system to put everyone at considerable cost of doing business (or barter) with fellow citizens without a gatekeeper who collects taxes for the richest to avoid. This however presents the problem when resources run low and pollution, because the structure of surburbs is energy and resource intense – the cost of government intervention into the private social life of citizens. You know the old saying, beware people bearing gifts, government rightly tackled ghettos, but the cost was our collective social souls.

  5. Robby 5

    next elections cannot happen soon enough

    • to late for the next elections, this bunch of crooks will have asset stripped NZ taxpayer of everything, there will be no going back.

      Have you noticed Labour is not up in arms about any of these changes and is so silent as an opposition that they seem to be saying “if we win next election we will just carry on with things as they are”.

      Max keiser was right Channel RT97 to quote him ” In the 30’s we had gangsters, now we have Banksters” but they are doing the same thing. But they are doing the same thing. He is so right.

  6. just saying 6

    It’s straight out cruelty.

    The housing corp cuts concern me because I fear many of my neighbours, mainly the working poor with young children, are to be for the chop. It’s about 70 percent state houses round my way, but while it’s not quite the Devonport naval base, there are great views close to town, with sun and and an adjoining nature reserve. Housing Corp has been around repainting state houses inside and out, as well as doing all kinds of other work on my neighbours houses, every week since December last year.

    I fear their motives aren’t honourable, and many good people may be made homeless.

  7. Sam Hill 7

    Housing – The biggest crisis facing New Zealanders.

  8. Treetop 8

    The shutting of housing NZ offices is consistent with Housing NZ’s dense housing model which will create social problems. Two main HNZ call centres where there are faceless people who may not connect well culturally, empathically to unwell/disabled people and procrastinate when there is an emergency is a step backwards.

    • aerobubble 8.1

      People live very good happy lives in more intensive housing (when done right). The problem is government has intervened into the housing market by allowing sprawl to create scarcity for those who want inner city (non-car lifestyles and living). We talk a lot about tech hubs, where people come together to create economies of scale around people with skills, it can’t happen in NZ if the landscape is sprawling and people don’t butt heads (and also don’t have the spare time). NZ work too much, live to far from work, and pay too much indirect taxation due to government neo-liberal monolithism.

      • Treetop 8.1.1

        … (when done right).

        I have lived in a unit complex for 11 years, only my bedroom is attached to another unit. I am dependent on how hard the people next door close their hollow front door as it causes the front bedroom wall to shake and the door echoes loudly, (having two wardrobes and the hot water/linen cupboard along next doors door is a fault in the construction of the units). A meter from the end of my bed is an adjoining wall (there is concrete inbetween) and next doors TV connection behind the wall. If the TV is too loud or people are speaking too loud I am kept up. A bedroom next door faces my backyard along side my bedroom and when someone has a conversation in either bedroom the other unit can hear them. (One neighbour used to snore loudly and behind the snorer’s bedroom wall is a bedroom of another unit and they also hear any noise from that bedroom). I hear less noise from my front bedroom than I do from a bedroom next door. Switching bedrooms is not an option as I live on a medium to high noise street.

        I have also lived in HNZ units for almost 4 years and noise was heard when people walked up the stairs, another lady used to hear her neighbour ramaging through her wardrobe every night.

        This is the type of social problem which dense housing causes, however there is jib solutions and hush glass which would reduce the noise level by 60%. The government is broke and I cannot see them paying for hush glass or gib solutions.

        I am not the person making the noise, I allow stereo one night a week and if the door gets slammed after 10 pm or the TV is keeping me up I respond, (I have a very noisey washing machine which I can be put on at 6.30 am or my alarm clock which does not switch off unless switched off and I could burn the breakfast which would set off the smoke detector.

        People on a low income have limited choice. Building legislation is required to reduce social housing problems. Any reasonable person expects to have control over noise heard in their home.

        My housing is sweet compared to the situation that a lot of people in Christchurch are in.

        • jingyang 8.1.1.1

          No disrepect intended to you Treetop – but we can we stop repeating the propanganda that “the government is broke”?

          The govenrment is NOT “broke”, it just has completely f%^%d spending priorities.

  9. In the two people in the comments – can I asked how long it took from the time HC sent them letters outlining their requirements to this panic stage.?
    Surely it was more than a couple of days as expressed here ?

    • fender 9.1

      “Surely it was more than a couple of days as expressed here ?”

      Oh no doubt you are correct, after all everyone knows that when you cull staff the service magiclly improves.

    • North 9.2

      Fortran…….IF the householder sat around for too long…….. WE don’t know that but clearly you’ve pleased yourself that that’s the story, which invigorates you to launch off into stunningly stupid, through all seasons, apologism for Key’s contempt for the poor.

      How right was Hone Harawira when he coined the phrase “smiling assassin” ! The exponentially increasing injustice in this society will have its price. And when that happens please don’t grizzle. You determinedly applaud the setting up of the conditions to spark the unrest and you and your ilk will carry the principal blame for it.

      You can kick a dog for so long…….

    • Reagan Cline 9.3

      Fortran, please try and put yourself in their shoes.
      You read novels and look at movies, you know how to identify with characters in fictional stories. Out of the blue an official letter from Housing New Zealand – fear and anxiety, who to turn to ? Ignore it, it will go away, something will happen, don’t want to deal with this ! – ever reacted like that Fortran ?
      I take it you assume that people share your concept of time. They don’t – your idea of time, planning ahead, diarying things, being proactive requires years of intense cultural conditioning (my opinion, but I’m sure I could find anthropoloigal and sociological studies to support this).
      Some people in NZ have a very different culture to yours and because your culture prevails they have trouble adapting. They are your people Fortran. Just as yours are theirs.
      A good government and housing corp staff worth their pay would recognise this and with suitable humility act on it.

  10. mike e 10

    all the cuts made so far in govt spending have only saved $ 20 million.
    This figure does not include the cost of redundancies or the cost of consultants nacts mates .
    This cost of over $500 million is being ignored by National and the main stream media

    • aerobubble 10.1

      Look National will return to fiscal neutrality just before Labour wins power and suddenly inherits a huge wad of hidden debt. For example, children bonding with their parents would decrease the social costs of having more sociopaths. Funny how Labour are suggesting the parental leave can actually come in when National predict it will reach fiscal neutrality, and provide a large debt for labour to deal with but that would mean National losing face in parliament now (and there are better ways to putting debt on Labour).

    • Colonial Viper 10.2

      $20M savings and $500M costs?

      Whats the problem? National’s initiatives should pay for themselves in…oh, 25 years.

  11. graham hooper 11

    show your dissaproval of national on 28th april and march up queen st in auckland 3pm start so be there by 2.30 ….

  12. Shona 12

    Simon Collins is still doing his job as a journalist.
    Probably the last real one left at the Herald.

  13. millsy 13

    Still reckon that the changes to HNZ are to give private landlords free range to put their rents up. Nothing more really.

    The situation in Christchurch should be a warning to everyone….

Recent Comments

Recent Posts

  • Quarantine-free travel with Australia to remain suspended for a further 8 weeks
    Suspension to be reviewed again mid to late November Decision brought forward to enable access from Australia to first tranche of around 3000 rooms in MIQ Air New Zealand working at pace to put on more flights from Australia from October    The suspension of quarantine-free travel (QFT) with Australia has ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 day ago
  • Extra support for Ethnic Communities to share vaccination information
    Extra support is being made available to Ethnic Communities to help them share COVID-19 vaccination information within their communities, Minister for Diversity, Inclusion and Ethnic Communities Priyanca Radhakrishnan said. “We know we need to get every eligible person in New Zealand vaccinated. A fund being launched today will allow for ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 day ago
  • School holidays remain unchanged for Auckland region
    School holidays in Auckland will continue to be held at the same time as the rest of the country, starting from Saturday, 2 October, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today. “I’ve carefully considered advice on the implications of shifting the dates and concluded that on balance, maintaining the status quo ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 day ago
  • Government continues crackdown on gangs and organised crime
    Operation Tauwhiro extended until March 2022 Since it was launched in February, Operation Tauwhiro has resulted in:   987 firearms seized $4.99 million in cash seized 865 people charged with a firearms-related offence Gangs and organised crime groups will continue to be relentlessly targeted with the extension of Police’s successful ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 day ago
  • Speech to Body Positive 'HIV Treatments Update Seminar 2021'
    E ngā mana E ngā reo E ngā iwi Tēnā koutou katoa Ka huri ki ngā mana whenua o te rohe nei. Tēnā koutou. He mihi hoki ki a tatou kua tau mai nei I raro I te kaupapa o te rā. Nō reira tēnā koutou katoa Acknowledgements It’s a ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 day ago
  • NZ economy’s strong momentum will support rebound from Delta outbreak; COVID fund replenished
    The economy showed strong momentum in the period leading up to the recent Delta COVID-19 outbreak, which bodes well for a solid economic rebound, Grant Robertson said. GDP rose 2.8 percent in the June quarter, following on from a 1.4 percent increase in the previous March quarter. This was a ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 days ago
  • Projects create benefits into the future
    Making a well-known lake swimmable and helping to halt the decline of the endangered hoiho/yellow-eyed penguins are among a suite of new projects being supported by the Government’s Jobs for Nature programme across the southern South Island, Conservation Minister Kiri Allan says. “It’s no secret that many of our most ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 days ago
  • Opening statement for Whāriki Indigenous Small Business Roundtable
      Kei ngā tōpito e wha o te āo e rere ana te mihi maioha ki a koutou nō tawhiti, nō tata mai e tāpiri ana ki tēnei taumata kōrero mo te ao hokohoko arā mā ngā pākihi mo ngā iwi taketake Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa – Pai Mārire.  ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 days ago
  • New members appointed to Kāpuia
    The Government is adding four additional members to Kāpuia, the Ministerial Advisory Group on the Government’s Response to the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the terrorist attack on Christchurch mosques. “I’m looking forward to having Pamela MacNeill, Huia Bramley, Melani Anae and Katherine Dedo  join Kāpuia and contribute to this group’s ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 days ago
  • Timeline confirmed for Emissions Reductions Plan
    Cabinet has agreed to begin consulting on the Emissions Reduction Plan in early October and require that the final plan be released by the end of May next year in line with the 2022 Budget, the Minister of Climate Change, James Shaw confirmed today. “Cabinet’s decision allows organisations and communities ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 days ago
  • Pay parity pathway for early learning teachers confirmed
    Pay parity conditions and higher funding rates for education and care services will come into force on 1 January, 2022, Minister of Education Chris Hipkins confirmed today. The Government signalled this work in Budget 2021. “From 1 January, 2022, centres opting into the scheme will receive government funding and be ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 days ago
  • Speech to the New Zealand Nurses Organisation Conference 2021
    Kia Ora tatau katoa.   Ka tuku mihi ki nga nēhi, He pou Hauora o Aotearoa, E ora ai tatou.   Whakatau mai  I runga i te kaupapa o te ra Te NZNO conference.   Tena koutou tena koutou Tena tatou katoa   Good morning, and thank you inviting me ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 days ago
  • Government investment in farmer-led catchment groups sweeps past 150 mark
    171 catchment groups have now been invested in by the Government 31 catchment groups in the Lower North Island are receiving new support More than 5,000 farmers are focussed on restoring freshwater within a generation through involvement in catchment groups  Government investment in on-the-ground efforts by farmers to improve land ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    4 days ago
  • Fight to protect kauri on track
    The Government is pitching in to help vital work to protect nationally significant kauri forests in Auckland, Minister of Conservation Kiri Allan says. “Ensuring the survival of these iconic trees for future generations means doing everything we can to prevent the potential spread of kauri dieback disease,” Kiri Allan said. ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    4 days ago
  • Joint statement of Mr Bernard Monk; Hon Andrew Little, Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry,...
    [Note: The Parties have agreed on terms to fully and finally settle the proceeding and will jointly issue the below statement.] At the heart of this litigation are the lives of the 29 men tragically lost at the Pike River mine on 19 November 2010 and to whom we pay ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    4 days ago
  • More financial support for businesses
    Today’s decision to keep Auckland in a higher COVID Alert Level triggers a third round of the Wage Subsidy Scheme which will open for applications at 9am this Friday. “The revenue test period for this payment will be the 14th to the 27th of September. A reminder that this is ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    5 days ago
  • Aotearoa New Zealand provides further humanitarian support for Afghanistan
    Aotearoa New Zealand is providing a further $3 million in humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan, Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta announced today.  “There is significant humanitarian need in Afghanistan, with the crisis disproportionately affecting women and girls,” said Nanaia Mahuta. The UN has estimated that 80% of the quarter of a million ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    5 days ago
  • Innovative te reo prediction tool announced in Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori
    A new Māori language prediction tool will play a key role in tracking our te reo Māori revitalisation efforts, Minister for Māori Development Willie Jackson announced today. He Ara Poutama mō te reo Māori (He Ara Poutama) can forecast the number of conversational and fluent speakers of te reo Māori ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    5 days ago
  • Further Government support for people to access food and essential items
    The Government is responding to need for support in Auckland and has committed a further $10 million to help people access ongoing food and other essential items, Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni announced today. This latest tranche is targeted at the Auckland region, helping providers and organisations to distribute ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    5 days ago
  • Half a million Pfizer vaccines from Denmark
    The Government has secured an extra half a million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines from Denmark that will start arriving in New Zealand within days, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today. “This is the second and larger agreement the Government has entered into to purchase additional vaccines to meet the ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    6 days ago
  • Inland Revenue providing essential COVID support for businesses
    Inland Revenue is seeing increased demand for Resurgence Support Payments and other assistance schemes that it administers, but is processing applications quickly, Revenue Minister David Parker said today. David Parker said the Resurgence Support Payment, the Small Business Cashflow (loan) Scheme and the Wage Subsidy are available at the same ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • New Zealand marks 20th anniversary of 9/11 attacks
    New Zealand is expressing unity with all victims, families and loved ones affected by the September 11 2001 terrorist attacks, and all terrorist attacks around the world since, including in New Zealand. “Saturday marks twenty years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the United States, which killed nearly 3,000 people ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Speech to SPREP Environment Ministers
    Talofa Honourable Ulu of Tokelau Faipule Kelihiano Kalolo Tēnā koutou katoa and warm Pacific greetings from Aotearoa to your excellencies, ladies and gentlemen. The new science released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on 8 August paints an alarming picture of the projected impacts of climate change on the ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Additional Resurgence Support Payments to support business
    Businesses affected by higher Alert Levels will be able to apply for further Resurgence Support Payments (RSP). “The Government’s RSP was initially intended as a one-off payment to help businesses with their fixed costs, such as rent. Ministers have agreed to provide additional payments to recognise the effects of an ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • More Dawn Raids scholarships announced
    Details of the ‘Manaaki New Zealand Short Term Training Scholarships’, a goodwill gesture that follows the Government’s apology for the Dawn Raids of the 1970s, were released today by Pacific Peoples Minister Aupito William Sio. “These scholarships that are targeted to the Pacific will support the kaupapa of the Dawn Raids’ ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • One-way quarantine-free travel for RSE workers starting in October
      One-way quarantine-free travel for Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) workers from Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu starts in October New requirement for RSE workers to have received their first vaccination pre-departure, undertake Day 0 and Day 5 tests, and complete a self-isolation period of seven days, pending a negative Day 5 ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Govt boosts Pacific suicide prevention support
    Applications have opened for the Pacific Suicide Prevention Community Fund as the Government acts to boost support amid the COVID delta outbreak. “We know strong and connected families and communities are the most important protective factor against suicide and this $900,000 fund will help to support this work,” Health Minister ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Govt parks the expiry of licenses, WoFs and regos
    As a result of the Delta outbreak, driver licences, Warrants of Fitness (WoFs), Certificates of Fitness (CoFs), vehicle licences (‘regos’) and licence endorsements that expired on or after 21 July 2021 will be valid until 30 November 2021, Transport Minister Michael Wood has announced today. “While this extension won’t officially ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • COVID-19 community fund to provide support for vulnerable women and girls
    Minister for Women Jan Tinetti today announced a $2 million community fund that will provide support for women and girls adversely affected by COVID-19. “We know that women, particularly those who are already vulnerable, are disproportionally affected by the kind of economic disruption caused by COVID-19,” Jan Tinetti said. ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Next phase of support for Fiji’s COVID-19 response announced
    A further NZ$12 million of support for Fiji’s COVID-19 response has been announced by Foreign Minister Hon Nanaia Mahuta today. The package builds on previous tranches of assistance Aotearoa New Zealand has provided to Fiji, totalling over NZ$50 million. “Fiji remains in a very challenging position in their response to ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Robotic asparagus harvester aimed at addressing industry challenges
    The Government is backing a $5 million project to develop a commercial-scale autonomous robotic asparagus harvester, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor announced today. The Sustainable Food and Fibre Futures fund (SFF Futures) is contributing $2.6 million to the project. Project partner Robotics Plus Limited (RPL) will build on a prototype asparagus ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Additional Pfizer vaccines to arrive tomorrow
    More than a quarter of a million additional doses of the Pfizer vaccine are on their way from Spain to New Zealand, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today. The additional doses will arrive in Auckland on Friday morning to help meet the current surge in demand for vaccination. “It’s been ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Young people to have their voices heard in Youth Parliament 2022
    The dates and details for Youth Parliament 2022 have been announced today by Minister for Youth Priyanca Radhakrishnan, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Youth Parliament is an opportunity for 141 young people from across Aotearoa New Zealand to experience the political process and learn how government works. ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Boosting support for tertiary students affected by COVID-19
    Students facing a hard time as a result of COVID-19 restrictions will continue to be supported,” Education Minister Chris Hipkins confirmed today. The Government is putting a further $20 million into the Hardship Fund for Learners, which will help around 15,000 students to stay connected to their studies and learning. ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • COVID-19: Immediate relief available for Māori and iwi organisations
    The Government has reprioritised up to $5 million to provide immediate relief to vulnerable whānau Māori and communities during the current COVID-19 outbreak Minister for Māori Development Willie Jackson announced today. The COVID-19 2021 Whānau Recovery Fund will support community-driven, local responses to gaps in access and provision of critical ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • New beef genetics programme to deliver cows with smaller environmental hoof-print
    The Government is backing a genetics programme to lower the beef sector’s greenhouse gas emissions by delivering cows with a smaller environmental hoof-print, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor announced today. Informing New Zealand Beef is a seven-year partnership with Beef + Lamb New Zealand that is expected to result in more ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago
  • Appointments to the New Zealand Qualifications Authority
    Education Minister Chris Hipkins today announced new appointments to the board of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Former Associate Minister of Education, Hon Tracey Martin, has been appointed as the new Chair for NZQA, replacing the outgoing Acting and Deputy Chair Professor Neil Quigley after an 11-year tenure on ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago
  • Govt supports residential house building by allowing manufacture of building supplies
    The Government has agreed to allow some building product manufacturing to take place in Auckland during Covid lockdown to support continued residential construction activity across New Zealand. “There are supply chain issues that arise from Alert Level 4 as building products that are manufactured domestically are mostly manufactured in Auckland. ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago
  • Government invests in scientific research to boost economy, address climate change and enhance wellb...
    Research, Science and Innovation Minister Hon Dr Megan Woods has today announced the recipients of this year’s Endeavour Fund to help tackle the big issues that New Zealanders care about, like boosting economic performance, climate change, transport infrastructure and wellbeing. In total, 69 new scientific research projects were awarded over ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago
  • Transport to drive economic recovery
    The Government is investing a record amount in transport services and infrastructure to get New Zealand moving, reduce emissions and support the economic recovery, Transport Minister Michael Wood announced today. The 2021-24 National Land Transport Programme (NLTP) was released today which outlines the planned investments Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago