Wednesday, 19 December 2012
Youth panel approves grants for 63 community anti-bullying projects
Associate Social Development Minister Tariana Turia today announced that 63 community projects aimed at preventing bullying will receive grants under the first round of the Te Punanga Haumaru fund.
Tuesday, 11 December 2012
A Glimmer of Hope - The report of the Expert Advisory Group on Solutions to Child Poverty
Yesterday we were full of anger.
Friday, 7 December 2012
Te Ohonga Ake – Report Two - Health Status of Maori Children and Young People
Tuesday, 4 December 2012
Official signing of the Taranaki Disability Strategy
I am well used to attending formal signings – but the majority of these are between two parties; the Crown and iwi.
Saturday, 13 October 2012
Changes to Kainga Whenua loan scheme on the horizon
Wednesday, 10 October 2012
Mainstream Awards celebrate good employers
Employers in both the state and private sectors have been recognised today for going the extra mile for staff with significant disabilities.
Friday, 17 August 2012
Plain packaging next step in tobacco control
More action to reduce the single largest cause of preventable death and disease in New Zealand is being considered, with consultation now underway for new hard-hitting controls over tobacco packaging.
Friday, 20 July 2012
Retailers reminded about new tobacco control laws
Retailers are being reminded to make sure that all tobacco products are out of view from the public when stores open on Monday next week.
Friday, 15 June 2012
Minister welcomes Pacific Health Chart Book
Associate Minister of Health, Tariana Turia, is pleased that Tupu Ola Moui Pacific Health Chart Book 2012, has been released providing a snapshot of the health of Pacific people living in New Zealand.
Monday, 11 June 2012
Māori housing showcased on world stage
Housing for Māori will take centre stage when Associate Housing Minister Tariana Turia attends the World Indigenous Housing Conference in Vancouver, Canada from 11 to 15th June.
Thursday, 7 June 2012
Supporting safe environments for children
New funding announced in the 2012 Budget, to provide $3 million each year to help create safe and nurturing environments for children, was launched today by Associate Social Development Minister Tariana Turia in Hastings.
Tuesday, 5 June 2012
Disability Minister congratulates those honoured in the Queens Birthday Awards
Minister of Disability Issues, Hon Tariana Turia, has commended the persons with disabilities honoured in the Queens Birthday and Diamond Jubilee Honours for 2012.
Friday, 1 June 2012
$8m community support to prevent suicide
New investment of $8 million over four years will support communities to help prevent suicide, Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne and Associate health Minister Tariana Turia say.
Thursday, 31 May 2012
Minister welcomes World Smokefree Day
Associate Minister of Health, Hon Tariana Turia, has welcomed World Smokefree Day today, a time to reflect and promote the message of smoking cessation “Quit now.
Friday, 25 May 2012
Tobacco excise rise part of wider programme
Tobacco excise taxes will increase by 10 per cent a year on 1 January in each of the next four years as part of a wider government programme to prevent young people from taking up smoking and encourage existing smokers to quit, Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia says.
Fund to improve health of Pasifika communities
A new $6 million Pacific Innovation Fund will help improve the health of Pasifika people, Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia says.
Tuesday, 15 May 2012
BUDGET 2012: $144m more for disability support
Budget 2012 will make available $143.7 million over the next four years to improve the lives of people with disabilities.
Thursday, 10 May 2012
Housing help for Northland and East Coast Māori
New social housing funding has gone to Māori and Rural whanau with housing challenges in Northland and the East Coast.
Wednesday, 9 May 2012
Budget 2012: Taking on rheumatic fever
The Government’s campaign to stamp out a third world disease reached Porirua today with a new school throat swabbing programme - part of a $24 million five-year campaign to reduce rheumatic fever.
Wednesday, 4 April 2012
Whānau Ora, a strengths-based approach to Youth Mental Health
The Minister for Whānau Ora, Tariana Turia, has welcomed the recognition that Whānau Ora is intimately linked to the drive to improve youth mental health.
Wednesday, 29 February 2012
Hauora Maori Scholarships 2012 now open
Associate Health Minister Hon.
Monday, 20 February 2012
Speech: Launch of Te Pumautanga o Te Whanau: Hon Tariana Turia
On the cover of this publication, there are two things that stand out for me.
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
Tariana Turia: Handover of kaumatua complex to the Rauawaawa Charitable Trust
Hon Tariana Turia, Associate Minister of Housing
Tuesday 14 February 2012; 1pm
Te Runanga o Kirikiriroa Trust - Handover of kaumatua complex to the Rauawaawa Charitable Trust
It is with the greatest pleasure that I am able to mark my first official appointment as the Associate Minister of Housing by being present at this wonderful event today.
Wednesday, 8 February 2012
Whanau Ora - Transforming Real Lives - Hon Tariana Turia
Thursday, 2 February 2012
Minister applauds Sky TV's visionary step
Minister for Disability Issues, Hon.
Friday, 27 January 2012
Speech: Streets Ahead 237 - Hon Tariana Turia
Wednesday, 21 December 2011
Family violence rise in Taranaki - Tariana Turia
MP for Te Tai Hauauru, and Chair of the Ministerial Committee on Family Violence, Tariana Turia, is concerned to learn about an increasing number of family violence complaints being received by the New Plymouth family violence prevention co-ordinator.
Monday, 19 December 2011
Milk for Kiwis an inspired initiative says Turia
Deputy Chair of the ministerial committee on poverty, Tariana Turia, has praised the visionary action of dairy milk company Fonterra as being an 'inspired initiative - an investment in our future'.
Friday, 16 December 2011
Poroporoaki: Carmen - Hon Tariana Turia
Co-leader of the Maori Party has acknowledged with sadness, the passing of one of New Zealand’s widely celebrated drag queen, Carmen.
Tuesday, 6 December 2011
Poroporoaki: Manu Alamein Kopu
Ngaro te kai , ngaro te tangata ki te pō.