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Briefing to the incoming Ministers

After each election we provide our Ministers with briefings on their portfolios, the Ministry and our work.

Briefing to the incoming Ministers

Background Briefing on the establishment of the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki

This briefing provides background information on work currently being undertaken on the establishment of the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki from 1 April 2017.

An Overview of the Ministry of Social Development for new Ministers

This briefing aims to help you better understand the role and capabilities of the Ministry of Social Development.

Briefing for the incoming Minister for Social Housing

This briefing covers issues for the Social Housing portfolio.

Briefing for the incoming Minister Responsible for Social Investment from the Social Sector Board

This briefing sets out the current key components of social investment and how it is being applied across the social sector.

Briefing for the incoming Minister Responsible for Social Investment from the Social Investment Unit

The Social Investment Unit was formally established in March 2016, as an independent, cross-agency unit to embed and advance social investment, including supporting social sector agencies to implement a social investment approach.

Briefing to the incoming Ministers (2014)

This briefing introduces the Ministry of Social Development and its relevant portfolios, including the current context, challenges and opportunities for improving outcomes for New Zealanders.

Briefing to the incoming Government - Social Sector Forum (2014)

This briefing to social sector Ministers has been prepared by the Social Sector Forum of Chief Executives. The central focus of the briefing is the critical supports for the collective design and delivery of social services, particularly those that address complex problems and needs.

Public Services Briefing to the incoming Government (2014)

State Sector Chief Executives have prepared this briefing which focuses on the changes underway across the wider state sector to deliver better outcomes for New Zealanders and offers opportunities to strengthen those changes.