Hon Jo Goodhew

MP for Rangitata

In the National-led Government, Rangitata MP Jo Goodhew is Minister for Food Safety, Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector, Associate Minister for Social Development and Associate Minister for Primary Industries.

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Local community groups can now apply for grants under the Community Organisation Grants Scheme (COGS), which is open for applications from today.
The second funding round for the Afforestation Growth Scheme (AGS) opens today and comes at an important time for forestry, Associate Primary Industries Minister Jo Goodhew announced today. “The goal of the AGS is to increase the planting of new forests and the rate of afforestation. ...
The launch of a new initiative which encourages New Zealanders to volunteer in their community on days of national significance has been welcomed by Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew.