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Rt Hon Winston Peters Speech: Punishment And Rehabilitation

Friday, 26 May 2017, 2:56 pm | New Zealand First Party

Thank you for inviting me here today for this Howard League Graduation. It is a great honour to be presenting the certificate for completion of the literacy course and for the relaunch of the programme here at Ngawha. Congratulations to the Howard League. More >>

Police Robbery Crackdown Needs Backup From Justice System

Friday, 26 May 2017, 12:35 pm | New Zealand First Party

Thirty-two million dollars for a police crackdown on aggravated robberies is pointless if the justice system doesn’t hold young offenders to account, says New Zealand First. More >>

Budget a Ploy to Hide Crises

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 7:15 pm | New Zealand First Party

Budget a Ploy to Hide Crises Nothing Finance Minister Steven Joyce said today in Budget 2017 can get past the fact that New Zealand’s economic growth in real terms, when 2% population growth is substracted, is only .8 per cent, says New Zealand First. ... More >>

Foreign Buyers’ Land Grab Set to Escalate

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 7:13 pm | New Zealand First Party

The land grab by foreign buyers in New Zealand is set to ratchet up, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

Winston Peters - Budget Speech

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:03 pm | New Zealand First Party

A wilful, wanton, weak, wobbly, woeful minister with a wilful, wanton, weak, wobbly, woeful Budget More >>

Prime Minister Unable to Justify Carbon Tax

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 11:52 am | New Zealand First Party

Prime Minister Bill English is unable to justify the huge $1.4 billion annual cost to New Zealand families, farmers and businesses, of a useless Emissions Trading Scheme, says New Zealand First. More >>

Speaker Misrepresents New Zealand First on Inquiry Decision

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 9:03 pm | New Zealand First Party

Speaker Misrepresents New Zealand First on Inquiry Decision The Speaker’s statement that the decision for an inquiry into Martin Matthews’ suitability as Auditor-General was unanimous was not correct, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt ... More >>

Former Waitaki Mayor Stands for NZ First

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 2:31 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is pleased to announce former Waitaki Mayor Alexander Familton as the candidate for Waitaki in the upcoming General Election. More >>

Ria Bond Selected Again for Invercargill Electorate

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 2:29 pm | New Zealand First Party

Ria Bond MP will stand again as New Zealand First candidate in the Invercargill electorate, this time in the 2017 general election. More >>

New Zealand First Announces Dunedin Candidates

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 2:28 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First’s candidates to contest the Dunedin North and Dunedin South seats in this year’s general election bring with them a mix of social, environmental, community and education experience. More >>

Lawrence Farmer is Clutha-Southland Candidate

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 2:26 pm | New Zealand First Party

Mark Patterson, a fourth generation sheep and beef farmer at Lawrence is New Zealand First’s Clutha-Southland candidate for this year’s election. More >>

Higher Education Losing Its Soul as Bean Counters Rule

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 12:51 pm | New Zealand First Party

The English writer G. K. Chesterton said: “Education is simply the soul of society as it passes from one generation to another.” More >>

Kiwis Missing Out on Americas Cup

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 12:36 pm | New Zealand First Party

Most Kiwis are out of luck if they want the chance to watch this year’s Americas Cup live and free-to-air, says New Zealand First. More >>

The Fictional Surplus And You

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 10:58 am | New Zealand First Party

It is always a pleasure to visit the home of the Highlanders Super 15 rugby team. More >>

On the Auditor-General: Stand Down Only Option

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 10:55 am | New Zealand First Party

The case of the Auditor-General is simple. He must stand down, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

Myrtle Rust Strikes a King Country Nursery

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 9:19 pm | New Zealand First Party

Myrtle Rust Strikes a King Country Nursery New Zealand First says there is one word linking all of the Myrtle Rust discoveries in Northland, Taranaki and now King Country and it is “nursery”. “The biosecurity ambulance at the bottom of the cliff ... More >>

Teen Crimes Skyrocket - Teen Court Appearances Drop

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 9:18 pm | New Zealand First Party

Teen Crimes Skyrocket - Teen Court Appearances Drop Something is seriously wrong with the youth justice system when there has been a decrease in court convictions for teens despite a massive increase in their serious offending, says New Zealand ... More >>

English Should Stand Down Matthews Immediately

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 4:41 pm | New Zealand First Party

If the government is responsible for the government machine and places so much store on it as the Prime Minister claimed in parliament today then he should stand down Auditor-General Martin Matthews immediately, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland ... More >>

Budget day/deception day

Sunday, 21 May 2017, 2:03 pm | New Zealand First Party

Budget day/deception day Next Thursday is Budget Day when Steven Joyce will seek to Trump Bill English in smoke and mirrors. A credible Budget will have three features. First, it will provide an honest accounting of how the New Zealand economy and government ... More >>

Books ‘Cooked’ on Electric Trains Despite Denial

Saturday, 20 May 2017, 12:21 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First believes KiwiRail “cooked the books” to get rid of electric trains on part of the North Island main trunk line. “They manipulated information for presentation to Ministers to favour Chinese diesel trains, but claim they did ... More >>

 

 

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