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Minister Dismisses Removing Paedophile Name Suppression

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 4:23 pm | New Zealand First Party

After refusing leave yesterday for the Rt Hon Winston Peters, the Member for Northland, to introduce a Bill removing the right of paedophiles to name suppression, Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has today described that Bill as “a knee-jerk ... More >>

RNZAF NH90’s a Scandal

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 1:48 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First believes the purchase of the Air Force’s state-of-the-art NH90 helicopters verges on a scandal. More >>

“Gerrymandering” the Iraq Deployment

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 11:30 am | New Zealand First Party

The truth is slowly emerging over New Zealand’s involvement in Iraq, after months of the government denying New Zealand First MPs were right about the depth of our involvement. More >>

Safety in Prisons a Major Concern

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 10:06 am | New Zealand First Party

Staff and prisoners are at risk in Corrections facilities because of the shortage of staff, says New Zealand First. More >>

Government Fiddles While Dairy Prices Plummet

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 10:02 am | New Zealand First Party

On the anniversary of free milk in schools introduced in 1937, the latest plummet in GlobalDairyTrade prices, as predicted by New Zealand First last night, can be traced to government inaction and poor management by Fonterra, says the Rt Hon Winston ... More >>

Darby And Joan Off Chopping Block, at What Cost?

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 9:35 am | New Zealand First Party

The two ancient Kauri trees beside the Darby and Joan bridge in Northland will not be victims of National’s vote-buying attempt. Prime Minister John Key promised yesterday in Parliament that the two protected trees in Waipoua Forest, blocking ... More >>

Child Poverty Ignored by Government

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 9:33 am | New Zealand First Party

The April 1 changes from the National Government do not go far enough to stop Kiwi children living in poverty. “A raft of changes from the government to ‘help families get ahead’ have been announced but none focus on the thousands of New Zealand children ... More >>

Warnings on Future of Dairying Ignored

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 9:05 am | New Zealand First Party

Warnings on Future of Dairying Ignored New Zealand First has warned for months about the dire future for New Zealand dairying. These warnings have been ignored by the government, many economists and the foreign-owned banks, says Leader Rt Hon Winston ... More >>

Govt Spikes Removal of Paedophile Name Suppression Bill

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 5:09 pm | New Zealand First Party

Parliament today refused leave for the Member for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters to introduce a Bill to remove the right of paedophile’s to name suppression when the victim wants their attacker named. More >>

Darby And Joan Off Chopping Block, at What Cost?

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 5:03 pm | New Zealand First Party

The two ancient Kauri trees beside the Darby and Jones bridge in Northland will not be victims of National’s vote-buying attempt. More >>

Stagnation of Child Protection National’s Fault

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 4:44 pm | New Zealand First Party

The government’s admission that Child Youth and Family is now eight to ten years behind in the international child protection field is a disgrace, says New Zealand First. More >>

Air New Zealand Snubs South Island Tourism And Exporters

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 1:21 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters is calling on the Prime Minister to use taxpayer control of Air New Zealand to stop the airline axing its Christchurch to Tokyo route in favour of Auckland. More >>

Information Lacking on Māori Youth Courts

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 1:02 pm | New Zealand First Party

Information is needed on the rate of re-offending by Māori youth attending the Rangatahi (Māori Youth) Courts, says New Zealand First. More >>

‘Move Out’ Notice to Rest Home Residents Appalling

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 12:34 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is urging the Minister of Health to step-in to help the residents of Port View rest home in New Plymouth which is closing. More >>

Health Minister Needs to See ‘Big Picture’

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 4:49 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First supports the call from the New Zealand Nurses’ Organisation for the Minister of Health to look at the ‘big picture’. More >>

Key Reneges On Getting ‘Things’ Done in Northland

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 3:45 pm | New Zealand First Party

Just days after telling Northlanders he had “a few things” he would do for the region after the by-election, the Prime Minister appears to have no detail. More >>

New Zealand First Bill is More Important than Ever

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 4:26 pm | New Zealand First Party

Our worst fears around the controversial investment chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) have been realised, says Fletcher Tabuteau, New Zealand First Commerce and Trade Spokesperson. More >>

Dairy Farmers Let Down by Government in Fontera Result

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 3:26 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First says Fonterra’s latest downwards revision in the 2014/15 forecast to a total cash payout of $4.90 - $5.00 per kilogram of milksolids (kg/MS) for a fully-shared up farmer, can be blamed on an urban focused government that is not ... More >>

State House WOF Trial Results Withheld Too Long

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 1:54 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First says the Government is deliberately hiding results of the national warrant of fitness (WOF) trial for state houses at the expense of vulnerable New Zealanders. More >>

Bringing Political Power Back to Northland

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 1:52 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First stood in this by-election to end the neglect of Northland brought about by decades of abandonment by the National Party, says Leader and candidate for the Northland by-election Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

 

 

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