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Filling Jobs in Hawke’s Bay’s Horticultural Industry

Friday, 2 December 2016, 9:38 am | New Zealand First Party

As Hawke’s Bay calls out for more horticultural workers New Zealand First challenges the government to adopt its Business Linked Internship Scheme to fill these employment gaps. More >>

Hawke’s Bay DHB Goes All Out for Youth

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 1:35 pm | New Zealand First Party

Good on Hawke’s Bay DHB in giving under-18s in selected areas free GP visits, says New Zealand First Health Spokesperson Barbara Stewart. More >>

Government Allowing Nz to Be Taken for ‘Gullible Fools’

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 4:15 pm | New Zealand First Party

The government’s parent migrant sponsorship scheme is a complete farce that has been costing New Zealand taxpayers millions of dollars a year, says New Zealand First Deputy Leader Ron Mark. More >>

Minister Deaf to Judge’s Alarm Bells

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 1:50 pm | New Zealand First Party

A judge has spoken out about the appalling state of youth justice facilities yet the government still fails to act, says New Zealand First. More >>

Flood of Immigrants a Direct Cause of GP Shortage

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 1:47 pm | New Zealand First Party

Kiwis are struggling to find a GP because of the government’s excessive immigration and gross under-funding of the health sector, says New Zealand First Health Spokesperson Barbara Stewart. More >>

Doctors Not Being Fully Funded for under-13 Checks

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 1:39 pm | New Zealand First Party

The government’s underfunding of the under-13 GP checks means that general practices are struggling to meet demand, says New Zealand First. More >>

Is National Looking to Slash P3k Orion Aircraft Numbers?

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 11:47 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First has lodged written questions to the Minister of Defence following claims in Defense News that the government is in advanced talks with Embraer for its KC-390 transport aircraft and fewer aircraft to replace the Air Force’s P3K ... More >>

Tiny Council, Big Tourism Achiever Needs Package Now

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 10:54 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is challenging the Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism John Key to announce an injection of at least $8.5 million into the Kaikoura District Council immediately. More >>

Northland Shortchanged on Policing as Burglaries Go Unsolved

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 10:52 am | New Zealand First Party

Northlanders are being shortchanged on police numbers and are taking a hit from burglaries, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

National Proves Itself Wrong on Privatisation

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 9:40 am | New Zealand First Party

The Prime Minister claims constructing a new parliamentary building ‘makes sense long term for us to own those premises’, but he has not applied that logic to state houses and power companies which he’s sold off, says New Zealand First. More >>

Longer Runway a Bonus for Kaikoura

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 8:07 pm | New Zealand First Party

An extended runway at Kaikoura Airport would be a bonus for the town in future, says New Zealand First. More >>

Government’s Tourist Driving Campaign Pathetic – NZ First

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 10:04 am | New Zealand First Party

The government’s campaign of billboards , posters, digital advertising and social media to get tourists to drive safely this summer falls far short of what is required, says New Zealand First Transport spokesperson Denis O’Rourke. More >>

Parliamentary Palace announcement cynical in the extreme

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 9:19 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader, the Rt Hon Winston Peters, has responded to the Prime Minister over New Zealand First’s refusal to support a new Parliamentary Palace. More >>

Government Must Ensure Permanent Shipping Service

Monday, 28 November 2016, 5:19 pm | New Zealand First Party

KiwiRail’s new coastal shipping connection between Auckland and Lyttelton should be made permanent with a roll-on roll-off service, says New Zealand First Transport spokesperson Denis O’Rourke. More >>

National’s Accommodation Flip-Flop Wasting Taxpayer Money

Monday, 28 November 2016, 2:28 pm | New Zealand First Party

National have done another flip flop, this time intending to build new accommodation to house parliamentary staff after earlier selling out to private owners, says New Zealand First Deputy Leader Ron Mark. More >>

Kaipara Harbour tragedy

Sunday, 27 November 2016, 2:44 pm | New Zealand First Party

Northland Member of Parliament and Leader of New Zealand First, the Rt Hon Winston Peters, has extended his condolences following events on the Kaipara Harbour today. More >>

Bill Skelton Will Be Remembered as a Racing Legend

Friday, 25 November 2016, 4:06 pm | New Zealand First Party

All New Zealand horseracing fans will mourn the passing of legendary jockey, Bill Skelton, who died this morning, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

Wellington Bureaucracy Not Listening to Rural Communities

Friday, 25 November 2016, 4:01 pm | New Zealand First Party

Earthquake hit rural North Canterbury are living what former US President Ronald Reagan’s described as the nine most terrifying words in the English-language: “'I'm from the government and I'm here to help”. More >>

Christchurch Needs More And Better State Housing

Friday, 25 November 2016, 1:34 pm | New Zealand First Party

Christchurch City Council’s Otautahi Community Housing Trust should not be sucked into buying 2500 state houses the government wants to flog off in the city, says New Zealand First Spokesperson for Housing Denis O’Rourke. More >>

NZ Defence Force Must Be Deployed to Help Farmers

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 5:11 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First has been advised by farmers in earthquake affected North Canterbury they urgently need workers and supplies to help them get back on their feet, says New Zealand First Primary Industries Spokesperson, Richard Prosser. More >>

 

 

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