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Strong New Zealand First presence at Fieldays

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 3:31 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Deputy Leader Fletcher Tabuteau says New Zealand First’s strong representation at National Fieldays in Mystery Creek expresses the importance the party places on the provinces. Fieldays is the largest agribusiness exhibition in ... More >>

‘Three Strikes’ Law to Remain

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 11:34 am | New Zealand First Party

While New Zealand First agrees with the need for legislative changes to prevent the moral failure and fiscal burden of an ever growing prison muster, ‘Three Strikes’ is not the priority in this necessary reform effort. More >>

‘Three Strikes’ Law to Remain

Monday, 11 June 2018, 1:13 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader, Winston Peters, welcomes the work the Justice Minister is undertaking in the criminal justice sector. More >>

NZ First Welcomes Phase 2 of Reserve Bank Act Review

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 8:53 pm | New Zealand First Party

Deputy Leader of New Zealand First Fletcher Tabuteau welcomes the Terms of Reference for Phase 2 of the Review of the Reserve Bank Act released today by Finance Minister Grant Robertson. More >>

Rural Communities Need to Support Those Affected by Cull

Monday, 28 May 2018, 4:35 pm | New Zealand First Party

Rural Communities Need to Support Those Affected by Mycoplasma Bovis Cull Rural communities need to band together to support the farmers affected by the government decision to cull all cattle affected by the Mycoplasma Bovis outbreak says New Zealand ... More >>

Condolences on the passing of Kingi Taurua

Friday, 25 May 2018, 2:22 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader, Winston Peters, says the death of Kingi Taurua is a great loss for the people of the North. More >>

Budget Delivers New Zealand First Promises

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 5:55 pm | New Zealand First Party

Budget Delivers New Zealand First Promises New Zealand First welcomes the announcements made in Budget 2018 today which begins the process of correcting years of economic and social neglect. “Six months into the coalition government, we have already ... More >>

NZ First Bill to Further Protect Farmers Accepted

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 6:46 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is delighted that a member’s bill introduced to the house to provide additional protection for financially stressed farmers has passed its first reading today. “Today is a win for provincial New Zealand. Farming is the backbone ... More >>

Resurrection of New Zealand Forestry Service celebrated

Friday, 11 May 2018, 11:59 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First deputy leader Fletcher Tabuteau has welcomed the launch of Te Uru Rākau in Rotorua – the first step in re-establishing New Zealand’s forestry service and a key aspect of New Zealand First’s coalition agreement with Labour. More >>

Status of Teachers Raised with Education Conversation 2018

Monday, 7 May 2018, 4:22 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First List MP Jenny Marcroft has withdrawn her member’s bill ‘Education (Protecting Teacher Title) Amendment Bill’. More >>

New Zealand First Will Not Stand in Northcote by-Election

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 1:02 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First today announced that it will not be standing a candidate in the forthcoming Northcote by-election. The decision not to run a candidate was taken after discussions in the caucus and within the party. “The consensus view of New ... More >>

Existing Oil And Gas Permit Holders Will Be Protected

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 10:55 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Deputy Leader and energy spokesperson Fletcher Tabuteau says New Zealand First is proud to have negotiated an outcome that will protect the rights of existing permit holders in the oil and gas industry. More >>

Chinese Company Withdrawal Welcomed by New Zealand First

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 3:19 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is delighted at news reports that Ed Pinckney’s bid for Jericho Station is expected to be successful as a result of Chinese company Qianlong withdrawing its bid to Landcorp overnight. More >>

Congratulations to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 8:22 am | New Zealand First Party

The Rt Hon Winston Peters wishes to extend his congratulations to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel following the announcement that a new government has been formed in Germany. More >>

New Zealand First deputy leader vote

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 12:33 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters says the new Deputy Leader of New Zealand First is Fletcher Tabuteau MP. More >>

Protecting the Status of Teachers

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 11:00 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First MP Jenny Marcroft’s private member’s bill protecting the professional status of teachers passed its first reading last night. More >>

New Zealand First welcomes Auckland Councils vote

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 6:38 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First welcomes Auckland Councils vote to close the Waitakere Ranges due to the sprawl of Kauri Dieback. More >>

Winston Peters confirmed as New Zealand First leader

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 3:47 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is delighted to announce that Rt Hon Winston Peters was again confirmed as party Leader at this morning’s caucus. More >>

NZ First Bill: English set to become official

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 5:00 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First has submitted a member’s bill for English to be recognised as an official language of New Zealand. Te Reo Maori was recognised in 1987 and New Zealand Sign Language in 2006, yet there is no legislation that recognises English. More >>

First Round in Legal Proceedings to Enforce Peters’ Privacy

Friday, 2 February 2018, 4:14 pm | New Zealand First Party

In a free society there are no more fundamental elements than an individual’s freedom of speech, their right to privacy, and for the Fourth Estate to operate freely. However, those freedoms are not unfettered. They come with responsibilities. One cannot needlessly ... More >>

 

 

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