We'll be live streaming the announcement of the next Prime Minister and new Leader of the National Party on Monday morning. The Caucus meeting will start at 11am and we'll be going live shortly thereafter.
We’ve extended the support package for quake-affected businesses in Kaikoura and also made it available to eligible businesses in Hanmer Springs and the Hurunui District.
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The latest PISA education rankings show New Zealand has made improvements across the board and we’re now in the top 10 countries in the OECD for reading. New Zealand students are above the OECD average in all three subjects.
Yesterday we launched the Southland Action Plan. It's led by the region and we're investing $2.4 million in initiatives to help boost the local economy. We're focused on increasing jobs, incomes and investment in all our regions.
Live organ donors are heroes. Here's Chris Bishop MP with details of how his Member's Bill will provide more financial support for them while they recuperate. Sharon van der Gulik, a live organ donor recipient, also talks about what this Bill means to her.
Today Chris Bishop's Compensation for Live Organ Donors Member's Bill passed its third and final reading in Parliament. Live organ donors are heroes. This Bill provides financial support for them while the recuperate from their operation.