Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman

MP for Northcote

In the National-led Government, Northcote MP Dr Jonathan Coleman is Minister of Health, and Minister for Sport and Recreation.

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says community-based midwives are set to receive their share of an $8 million pay increase. “The Government believes in supporting families, and an important part of this is helping to ensure the 60,000 new babies born annually in New Zealand get the best start to life,” says Dr Coleman.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Food Safety Minister David Bennett welcome the announcement of New Zealand’s action plan for tackling the growing issue of antimicrobial resistance.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a bill which will ensure 55,000 care and support workers receive their share in a $2 billion pay rise has passed its first reading. The Care and Support Worker (Pay Equity) Settlement Bill passed its first reading unanimously in Parliament tonight.
Budget 2017 will invest an extra $205.4 million over four years to maintain and improve disability support services, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner say.