The latest quarterly benefit fact sheets are now available. These provide a range of information about the number of working-age people receiving main benefits in New Zealand.
This data hui - He hui Whakahono i ngā mātauranga, hosted by Hon Bill English, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, is the third in the series convened by Statistics New Zealand, Treasury, and the Ministry of Social Development.
The Minister for Social Development is seeking expressions of interest from those who would like to be considered for appointment to the Social Security Appeal Authority. Applications close 5.00pm on Friday 6 May 2016
A new obligation under the Housing Restructuring and Tenancy Management Act took effect on 14 April 2016. This affects the types of information clients have to give MSD and broadens the group that could be contacted for tenancy review.
The Minister is seeking expressions of interest to consider an appointment as a member of the Superu Board. Applications close 5.00pm Friday 22 April 2016
The Ministry is now consulting on the new information sharing agreement for the Youth Service.
MSD Chief Executive Brendan Boyle welcomed the release of the Final Report of the Expert Panel - Investing in New Zealand’s Children and Their Families.
The Government has announced major state care reforms and a complete overhaul of Child, Youth and Family to improve the long-term life outcomes for our most vulnerable population.
From 1 April 2016 benefit rates for families with dependent children are increasing by $25 a week after tax. As well, additional Childcare Assistance is available to help parents work or take up education and training. Read more on the Work and Income website.
Information on this position and how to apply.
The Government is pleased to announce that following the close of Expressions of Interest four respondents have been invited to participate in the Request for Proposal stage for the transfer of approximately 1124 Tauranga and 348 Invercargill Housing New Zealand Corporation (HNZ) properties and tenancies to registered community housing providers.