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Goodbye Publicly Funded R&D as Chinese Eye Silver Fern Farms

Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 11:14 am | New Zealand First Party

With the Chinese set to make a substantial investment in Silver Fern Farms, New Zealand First is warning that taxpayer funded research and development worth over $200 million could easily head overseas. More >>

More Land Goes into Foreign Hands for Dairying

Monday, 31 August 2015, 4:30 pm | New Zealand First Party

European interests extending their dairy holdings in New Zealand are among the latest land sale approvals for foreign buyers, says New Zealand First. More >>

Silver Fern Farms Must Not Be Allowed to Go Chinese

Friday, 28 August 2015, 5:12 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is vowing to fight for the continued New Zealand ownership of New Zealand’s second largest meat cooperative as it faces sale to the Chinese. More >>

We Say It Again - Serco Must Go

Friday, 28 August 2015, 10:22 am | New Zealand First Party

Private prison operator Serco knew about the fight clubs at Mt Eden 18 months ago, but covered it up, says New Zealand First More >>

Seven Years on And National is in No Rush to Help Children

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 7:53 pm | New Zealand First Party

Seven years under a National government has done nothing to improve the appalling outcomes for New Zealand children in state care, says New Zealand First. More >>

National Dementia Plan Urgently Needed

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 5:22 pm | New Zealand First Party

The Ministry of Health has no plan to care for the 150,000 New Zealanders who are likely to have dementia by 2050, says New Zealand First. “When questioned in Parliament today Health Minister Jonathan Coleman could only point to an outline for dementia ... More >>

Minister’s Rheumatic Fever Claims Undermined by Figures

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 3:12 pm | New Zealand First Party

The Minister of Health, Jonathan Coleman, is failing to meet his targets in reducing rheumatic fever hospital admissions and is instead fiddling with the figures, says New Zealand First. More >>

Merchandise Exports Sharply Down

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 8:23 am | New Zealand First Party

National is choosing to ignore more than the canary in the mine with New Zealand’s merchandise exports in the year to July 2015, being down $2.1 billion on the corresponding point in 2014. More >>

Evidence Doesn’t Back up Cut to Limited Service Volunteers

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 4:24 pm | New Zealand First Party

A successful youth programme has been cut by the government despite evidence that proves its worth, says New Zealand First. “Places on the Limited Service Volunteer programme, run by the Defence Force, have been reduced from 1500 to 800,” says ... More >>

The Facts on Immigration And Reunion for the Uninformed

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 2:55 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First says Shamubeel Eaqub, who describes himself as an economist, should get real. More >>

Major Biosecurity Breach at Port Taranaki

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 1:00 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First can reveal there was a major biosecurity breach last night when a large amount of quarantined imported maize was spilt on New Plymouth’s Ocean Beach Parade and Bayly Road, ironically, near the Ministry for Primary Industries ... More >>

English Caught Out Over Official Information Act Responses

Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 5:42 pm | New Zealand First Party

Finance Minister Bill English was caught out today in Parliament, proving the government is making a mockery of the Official Information Act. More >>

Why Are Doctors Begging for Money in Bowel Cancer Fight?

Monday, 24 August 2015, 1:54 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is calling on the government to give Christchurch doctors and researchers $400,000 to start a bowel cancer project using a breath-testing machine. “The machine has potential to detect bowel cancer, the deadliest cancer in New Zealand, but health ... More >>

On-Air Expletive a Sad Fact-Free Response

Sunday, 23 August 2015, 7:04 pm | New Zealand First Party

Economist Shamubeel Eaqub, who cursed the New Zealand First Leader on TV One’s Q&A today, was hopelessly out of his depth on immigration. More >>

Tainui’s Absurd Claim for Auckland

Sunday, 23 August 2015, 10:23 am | New Zealand First Party

National’s indulgence for Maori separatism is leading to ever more ludicrous claims, this time Tainui for Auckland, which was announced before the Prime Minister himself, says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston ... More >>

Woodhouse’s Bungle Sees Animal Feed Classed High Hazard

Sunday, 23 August 2015, 10:15 am | New Zealand First Party

National’s scrambling beltway bureaucracy has inadvertently included animal feed crops such as hay and silage as “high hazards,” making pastoral farms high hazard by default. More >>

Tainui’s Absurd Claim for Auckland

Saturday, 22 August 2015, 3:14 pm | New Zealand First Party

National’s indulgence for Maori separatism is leading to ever more ludicrous claims, this time Tainui for Auckland, which was announced by the Prime Minister himself, says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston ... More >>

Massive Bungle Sees Animal Feed Classed High Hazard

Saturday, 22 August 2015, 3:10 pm | New Zealand First Party

National’s scrambling beltway bureaucracy has inadvertently included animal feed crops such as hay and silage as “high hazards,” making pastoral farms high hazard by default. More >>

Foreign Students Prop up Industry

Friday, 21 August 2015, 3:20 pm | New Zealand First Party

A flood of foreign students to prop up the so-called Export Education industry has pushed the gain of migrants to a new record of nearly 60,000, says New Zealand First. More >>

Kiwi Business to Kiwi Business is Good for New Zealand

Friday, 21 August 2015, 3:17 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First questions why Kiwi companies are not trading with each other, but instead import from foreign suppliers. More >>

 

 

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