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National Stubbornly Opposed to Only Housing Solution

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 9:10 am | New Zealand First Party

To prevent hundreds of thousands of Kiwis becoming renters for life in Auckland, the government must start acquiring more land and building affordable houses, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

Supermarkets & Government to Blame for Milk Prices

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 9:08 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First says it is wrong for people to blame dairy farmers for the price of milk in supermarkets when it is the supermarket chains and the government who are milking the profits. More >>

Pencils, Spreadsheet Calculations Create Remand Dates Mess

Monday, 26 September 2016, 11:11 am | New Zealand First Party

Relying on pencils, calculators and spreadsheets to work out prisoner release dates is the direct cause of massive blundering over prisoner release that could end up costing taxpayers millions, says New Zealand First. More >>

Seniors Pushed Aside for Hip And Knee Surgery

Friday, 23 September 2016, 1:45 pm | New Zealand First Party

Kiwis waiting for hip and knee joint replacements have been left suffering in pain under National, which has frozen funding despite creating a record population boom. More >>

Bumbling Brownlee Misses the Point

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 5:19 pm | New Zealand First Party

Leader of the House Gerry Brownlee was questioned today on the cancellation of Parliament on Friday when Treaty of Waitangi Bills were to be heard. More >>

Bill Offers No Resolution to Long-Running Dispute

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 3:11 pm | New Zealand First Party

Until a long running dispute is resolved, passing the Ngatikahu Ki Whangaroa Claims Settlement Bill is a serious mistake and will end up in a High Court case or back in Parliament, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt ... More >>

Race-Based Appointments Inserted in Taranaki Bill

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 2:54 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First does not want race-based appointments taking hold in this country, New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters said today. More >>

River Restrictions Highlight Need for Water Storage

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 12:16 pm | New Zealand First Party

Richard Prosser MP Spokesperson for Primary Industries 22 SEPTEMBER 2016 River Restrictions Highlight Need for Water Storage More >>

Predator Free NZ Pledge Never Accurately Costed

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 5:06 pm | New Zealand First Party

The National government has no idea how much money will be required to achieve its promise of a predator-free New Zealand by 2050, says New Zealand First Conservation Spokesperson Clayton Mitchell. More >>

Govt Should ‘Scrap Proposed Power Increases’

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 4:55 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First says the government should call a halt now to power pricing proposals that will mean higher bills for hundreds of thousands of Kiwis, both households and businesses. More >>

Common Sense Reply to Gerry’s Latest Rant

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 12:50 pm | New Zealand First Party

“The failed woodwork teacher is at it again making it up as he goes along. “And bereft of basic maths at the same time. More >>

Key’s Cynical Immigration Rocks on Regardless

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 12:41 pm | New Zealand First Party

The Key National government have clocked up their 25th month of record immigration as the never-ending tide of mainly low-skilled immigrants continues to swamp the country, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon ... More >>

Dairy Industry Continues to Struggle Thanks To Govt Policy

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 11:55 am | New Zealand First Party

While farmers will be relieved to see Fonterra upping its 2016/17 milk price forecast to $5.25 per kilogram of milksolids (kg/MS), New Zealand First is cautioning against the co-op over promising and then being forced to under-deliver. More >>

Fox, Brownlee, Finlayson – Unsightly Trio of Drama Queens

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 11:38 am | New Zealand First Party

What a load of rubbish from Marama Fox, of the Māori Party, and Gerry Brownlee and Chris Finlayson, of National, over the Treaty of Waitangi settlement signings. More >>

Collins’ ‘Wusses’ Words Coming Back to Haunt Her

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 9:52 am | New Zealand First Party

Comments made by Judith Collins eight years ago that National will be a “bunch of wusses” if they change the youth court age to include 17-year-olds are coming back to haunt her, says New Zealand First Spokesperson for Youth Affairs Darroch ... More >>

Hysterical Behaviour From Ministers Over Treaty Bills

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 9:42 am | New Zealand First Party

There is no reason to delay settlement of five Treaty of Waitangi settlement bills this week, despite the government claiming it will have to because of New Zealand First. More >>

Joyce Passing Buck Over Foreign Students

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 4:48 pm | New Zealand First Party

Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce only has his eyes on the dollars and is not interested in regulating New Zealand’s international student industry, says New Zealand First. More >>

Sale to China of Silver Fern Farms a Reward for Deceit

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 4:44 pm | New Zealand First Party

The government’s approval today for Silver Fern Farms to sell 50 per cent to Chinese company Shanghai Maling is nothing more than a reward for deceitful misrepresentation. More >>

Credit Card Rip-Off Going on for Years

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 4:34 pm | New Zealand First Party

“National has known for years there has been a growing problem with the public getting ripped off with credit card charges,” says New Zealand First Commerce and Revenue Spokesperson Fletcher Tabuteau. More >>

Government Lack of Action on Fisheries Management Appalling

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 3:50 pm | New Zealand First Party

The government is choosing to sit on its hands rather than carry out a Commission of Inquiry into fisheries management, says New Zealand First. More >>

 

 

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