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    Virtual reality to prepare Māori for construction mahi

    Construction businesses have announced they will start using virtual reality technology to prepare people for jobs in the industry, in partnership with the Ministry of Social Development.

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    Defence Minister opens new Limited Service Volunteer facility

    The Limited Service Volunteer (LSV) courses run by the New Zealand Defence Force provide an avenue for youth around Aotearoa to get their lives back on track.

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    Limited Service Volunteering- guiding rangatahi into employment and self-esteem

    For many years Limited Service Volunteer (LSV) military boot camps have been changing the lives of young people across the country by preparing them for the workforce.

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    Māori whānau to benefit from $80m boost to Whānau Ora

    It comes after Whānau Ora failed to receive any new funding in last year's budget. The new funding will be spent over four years.

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    Mum calls out state services for lack of support

    A mother who spent most of her childhood in state care is frustrated and appalled by the lack of support by state services in her time of need. Kyleigh Jane Portland is now advocating for her son who suffers from a range of medical issues, including post-thrombotic syndrome, and is having to deal with state services and their processes again. 

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    Whakamana Tāngata report calls for welfare "overhaul"

    The government’s Welfare Expert Advisory Group has called for a “systematic overhaul” of New Zealand’s welfare system in a wide-ranging report released today.

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    MSD to wipe debts for meth test evictees

    The government today announced Housing NZ tenants who were evicted because of a flawed methamphetamine testing policy will have their incurred debts wiped.

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    Govt to fund free licence scheme for youth on benefits

    The government has announced it will pay for the driver's licence costs for young people on benefits or in care.  The prime minister expects 2,500 young people will obtain a restricted licence through the scheme, which she hopes will then move them into jobs.

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    Man threatens WINZ staff with "Ashburton part two"

    A Gisborne man has pleaded guilty to threatening Work and Income staff, making reference to the fatal shooting of WINZ staff members in Ashburton.

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    Nelson fires: Wakefield residents allowed to return home

    Police are supporting the return of evacuated Wakefield residents but say that residential areas of Wakefield will remain closed to everyone except residents until 7am tomorrow morning.

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