The bill intends to address the harm being caused by synthetic drugs, and others, by ensuring that legislation focusses on those who important, manufacture, and supply the drugs and not those who use them.
Your ideal health system surveyed
The Health and Disability System Review website invites the public to share their thoughts through an online survey until the end of May. Responses can be taken in te reo Māori.
The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) is developing a Māori Strategy and Action Plan
The Budget Policy Statement (BPS) sets out the Government's priorities for the 2019 Budget. For the first time, the BPS contains a Wellbeing Outlook (as well as an Economic and Fiscal Outlook) that describes the current state of wellbeing in New Zealand and what this may mean for future wellbeing.
The Child Poverty Reduction Bill requires the creation of New Zealand's first Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy.
The Strategy will commit Government to set and report on its actions to improve the wellbeing of all children and young people.
The Strategy will set out how Government will deliver on its vision: New Zealand is the best place in the world for children and young people.
Why the RTA is being reformed
Since the RTA came into force, homeownership rates have declined and the proportion of households living in rental homes has increased. More people, including families and older people, are renting for longer, or for life.
The Maihi Karauna is the Crown’s Strategy for Māori Language Revitalisation 2018 – 2023. A consultation on the draft strategy runs from 3 August to 30 September 2018.
Stats NZ is developing Indicators Aotearoa New Zealand to track New Zealand’s progress. The set of indicators will go beyond economic measures, such as gross domestic product, to include well-being and sustainable development.
Included are draft proposals for:
the strategic plan, which sets out the general strategic direction and priorities that provides a framework for the activities described below