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    Delivering for Māori and the Whenua

    This year’s Wellbeing Budget makes a strategic investment of $56.1 million into the development of whenua, Māori freehold landowners and their whanau.

  2. Wellbeing Budget 2019

    This year’s Wellbeing Budget delivers a comprehensive funding package dedicated to eliminating family violence and sexual violence in Aotearoa.

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    New justice statistics published

    by Paul Duffin

    The latest six-monthly reports of justice statistics for the year ended December 2018 are now available.View the data tables on the Statistics New Zealand website.The report includes statistics relating to adults charged and convicted in court, children and young people charged in court, and children and young people given an...

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    2019: A Big Year for Our Policy Team

    It’s an action packed year for our policy team, they’ll be working on around 44 projects and at least seven legislative bills.

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    Every 4 Minutes

    In Every 4 Minutes – A discussion paper on preventing family violence in New Zealand was launched at Parliament today

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    New family violence law takes effect

    New family violence legislation takes effect from 3 December, bringing a stronger focus on safety for victims and accountability for perpetrators.