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New Zealand First Celebrates Plastic Bag Phase-Out

Friday, 10 August 2018, 4:03 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Spokesperson for the Environment Jenny Marcroft welcomes the Government’s announcement to phase-out single-use plastic bags. More >>

Landlords’ Bank Statement Demands Need Investigating

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 11:13 am | New Zealand First Party

A select committee investigation is needed into the practice of landlords demanding tenants hand over bank statements as part of the vetting process for a property, says Darroch Ball, New Zealand First Spokesperson for Social Services. More >>

Seafood industry judged against its Code of Conduct

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 12:32 pm | New Zealand First Party

For the second year running the seafood industry has received a scorecard on its performance. More >>

NZ First Invites Private Sector to Engage PGF

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 12:22 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Deputy Leader Fletcher Tabuteau says today’s launch of the Guide to the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is a significant milestone for New Zealand First as we continue to deliver on our promise to support the regions. More >>

New Zealand First Says Good on Ya, Mate

Monday, 23 July 2018, 3:09 pm | New Zealand First Party

We at NZ First applaud our Trans-Tasman neighbours for getting in behind our premium New Zealand red meat with Virgin Australia launching their “Got beef” advertising campaign. More >>

New Zealand First Celebrates 25 Years

Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 3:46 pm | New Zealand First Party

“New Zealand First is proud to celebrate it’s 25 year anniversary today,” says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

New Zealand First Welcomes Latest IMF Review

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 6:10 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Deputy Leader and Associate Spokesperson for Finance Fletcher Tabuteau welcomes the International Monetary Fund’s latest annual review of the New Zealand economy, announced today by Finance Minister Grant Robertson. More >>

Air NZ Needs to Review Promotion of Synthetic Proteins

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 8:39 pm | New Zealand First Party

Air New Zealand has dealt another blow to regional New Zealand by promoting the meat substitute ‘Impossible Burger” says New Zealand First Primary Industries spokesperson, Mark Patterson. More >>

New Zealand First Extends Condolences to Mr Jones

Monday, 2 July 2018, 5:15 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters has extended his party’s condolences to Hon Shane Jones after his father passed away this morning. More >>

Failing Drink-Drive Law Needs Changing

Friday, 29 June 2018, 10:08 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First MP Darroch Ball has submitted a Members’ Bill seeking to repeal the 2014 law which lowered drink-driving limits. More >>

Common Sense Approach to Marketing of Health Supplements

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 4:47 pm | New Zealand First Party

The Food (Health Supplements) Amendment Bill, which will bring health supplements under the framework of food regulation, was today submitted to the Member’s Bill ballot by New Zealand First List MP Mark Patterson. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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