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Taxinda Nudges Hobson’s Pledge out of Limelight

Monday, 18 September 2017, 9:35 am | Hobson's Pledge

The new Labour leader’s threat of yet-to-be-specified widespread taxes has turned the general election into a close race with voters prioritising financial survival over disgust at years of race-based policy. More >>

Profit gloat clashes with tribal tax exemption opposition

Monday, 24 July 2017, 1:35 pm | Hobson's Pledge

Waikato-Tainui would be a bit more guarded in gloating about their “record year of results and growth” if they knew what New Zealanders think about their tax-exempt status, Hobson’s Pledge spokesman Don Brash said today. More >>

Poll: 91% want equal treatment despite ethnicity

Sunday, 23 July 2017, 8:05 pm | Hobson's Pledge

A total 91.1 percent of us support the idea that the Government should treat all of us equally at law irrespective of ethnicity, a poll commissioned by Hobson’s Pledge released today revealed. More >>

Brash applauds Maori seats referendum

Sunday, 16 July 2017, 5:28 pm | Hobson's Pledge

Today’s call by New Zealand First leader Winston Peters for a binding referendum on whether to retain or abolish Māori seats is an excellent idea, Hobson’s Pledge spokesman Don Brash said today. More >>

Nats all ‘say’ and no ‘do’ on equal rights

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 3:24 pm | Hobson's Pledge

A flyer challenging Prime Minister Bill English’s record on a single standard of citizenship went out to 1.6 million households today. More >>

Special coastal rights require explanation

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 4:49 pm | Hobson's Pledge

The 150 coastal claims notified over the past week shows that the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011 has come back to bite the National Government a few months out from an election, Hobson’s Pledge spokesperson Casey Costello said today. More >>

150 coastal area claims advertised

Monday, 1 May 2017, 10:06 am | Hobson's Pledge

Notification of 150 claims for ownership of thousands of kilometres of our coastline filed in the High Court were advertised over the past week with 20 days for anyone to object. More >>

Reoffending strategies ‘should ignore ethnicity’

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 9:52 am | Hobson's Pledge

Strategies used by Corrections to reduce re-offending should be carried out irrespective of ethnicity, Hobson’s Pledge spokesperson Casey Costello said today. More >>

Brash: Resource bill passage sad for democracy

Friday, 7 April 2017, 9:40 am | Hobson's Pledge

Today’s passage of the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill is a sad day for democracy and may cost the National Party the election, Hobson’s Pledge leader Don Brash said today. More >>

Nats’ iwi clauses put tribes above citizens

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 5:01 pm | Hobson's Pledge

The National-Maori government – possibly TODAY – are about to pass a bill that amounts to a major surrender of your country to the tribal elites. More >>

Brash praises Hastings Maori ward decision

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 12:53 pm | Hobson's Pledge

Yesterday’s recommendation by the Hastings District Council Maori joint committee against Maori wards for the district reflects messages we are receiving from the public, Hobson’s Pledge spokesperson Don Brash said today. More >>

Whanganui River becomes a ‘person’

Monday, 20 March 2017, 10:31 am | Hobson's Pledge

If there was ever a moment when you thought New Zealand had drifted into the twilight zone, that moment could be when a Minister of the Crown with a straight face said that the Whanganui River had become a person. More >>

Iwi clauses a stab-in-the-back for non-iwi NZ

Monday, 20 March 2017, 10:27 am | Hobson's Pledge

Hostility to the inclusion of mana whakahono a rohe/iwi participation clauses in the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill has prompted Environment Minister Nick Smith to issue a memo to advise caucus how to respond to criticism. More >>

Greens ignore race-based waste

Sunday, 12 March 2017, 9:12 pm | Hobson's Pledge

Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei is blissfully unaware of the appalling waste of money and self-serving, like the Auckland Maori Statutory Board, that has come about through a race-based approach to local government, Hobson’s Pledge spokeswoman ... More >>

Grand RLA co-governance scheme bad law

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 11:24 am | Hobson's Pledge

The iwi participation clauses included in the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill show that Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith has put his desire not to work with NZ First leader Winston Peters above sound legislation, Hobson’s Pledge spokesperson ... More >>

200 for Don and Casey at Havelock North

Monday, 6 March 2017, 10:41 am | Hobson's Pledge

Don Brash and Casey Costello delivered the Hobson’s Pledge message to 200 people at the Havelock North Function Centre on Tuesday night. More >>

Don Brash Orewa 2017

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 9:07 am | Hobson's Pledge

It never will be racist to call for equality, former National Party leader Don Brash told Orewa Rotary tonight. More >>

Iwi leaders expect regional allocation of fresh water

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 9:15 am | Hobson's Pledge

Models for the allocation of fresh water were under discussion at a meeting between Prime Minister Bill English and the Iwi Chairs Forum on Friday at Waitangi. More >>

PM hints peak welfare

Sunday, 29 January 2017, 11:41 am | Hobson's Pledge

PM hints peak welfare We’ve reached the limits of what Government can do, the limits of Government grants and programmes, Prime Minister Bill English told Ratana members on Monday. He was attending annual commemorations at the group’s settlement ... More >>

Slip clearing delay highlights ‘cultural concerns’

Monday, 19 December 2016, 8:47 am | Hobson's Pledge

A delay in slip clearing at Kaikoura over the cultural concerns of a local runanga draws attention to looseness in historic places legislation that enables delays and costs for little reason. More >>

 

 

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