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NZ First Saves Kiwis at Least $78.4m

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 11:45 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First says the political pressure it has applied, has forced the Electricity Authority to defer at least $78.4m worth of new charges faced by consumers and businesses. More >>

ANZAC Day Protests

Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 1:32 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First says ANZAC Day is not a day for protest. “ANZAC Day is a sacred day for commemoration and reflection and using it for protest is inappropriate,” says Ron Mark, New Zealand First Defence Spokesperson and a returned serviceman himself. ... More >>

World Expo Participation Fine – $53m Cost Questioned

Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 11:29 am | New Zealand First Party

World Expo Participation Fine – $53m Cost Questioned New Zealand First says the government should explain to Kiwis what the return on investment will be from the $53.3m cost of exhibiting at the 2020 World Expo in Dubai. “Yet again it’s another ... More >>

Taxpayers Need Sunlight on Fujixerox Contracts

Monday, 24 April 2017, 2:12 pm | New Zealand First Party

NZ First wants to know if taxpayers have been ripped off by FujiXerox with Japan’s FujiFilm sending in investigators after the NZ Serious Fraud Office found nothing to see. More >>

RNZAF’S NH90s Unreliable Money Guzzlers

Friday, 21 April 2017, 11:14 am | New Zealand First Party

NZ First says the Air Force’s eight NH90 helicopters, which cost $86m each, are flying a lot less, if at all, and costing a lot more than the Iroquois they replaced. More >>

Power Prices up 2.2%; Collins in Denial

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 1:50 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First says Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins’ spin on home power bills has been exposed by an inflation-busting 2.2% spike in electricity bills over the past year. More >>

Police Secretary Out of Line Over Hunting Rifle Comments

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 12:51 pm | New Zealand First Party

Police Association president Chris Cahill should stick to police union-related matters, and not interfere in the choice of legal firearms law-abiding licence holders use in the safe enjoyment of their sport, says New Zealand First Outdoor Recreation Spokesperson ... More >>

More Big City Bureaucrats for the Electricity Authority

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 9:15 am | New Zealand First Party

NZ First says the Electricity Authority is stuffed full of big city bureaucrats and it’s no wonder why regional New Zealand isn’t getting a fair-go. More >>

Government in Denial About ‘Zombie’ Drug Spice

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 9:09 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First says the government is in denial after images on television news showed what appears to be the zombie-like effects of the synthetic cannabis ‘Spice’ in New Zealand. More >>

National Putting Lives at Risk Axing Insulation Funding

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 9:01 am | New Zealand First Party

The lives of elderly and the health of young children are being put at risk because the National government pulled the plug on funding the home insulation scheme, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

Crown Manager Withdrawn at Kaipara District Council

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 4:43 pm | New Zealand First Party

With the withdrawal by the government of its Crown Manager at Kaipara District Council over “technical difficulties” New Zealand First can only say: We told you so. More >>

Report on Mental Health Shows Need for Review

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 3:20 pm | New Zealand First Party

Mental health services in New Zealand have reached crisis point, says New Zealand First. More >>

Experts Wrong Again on Flood-Led Global Milk Price Spike

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 2:56 pm | New Zealand First Party

With the NZX Dairy Futures prediction for Whole Milk Powder reportedly out by up to 41%, NZ First questions what the point of GlobalDairyTrade is anymore. More >>

Immigration Con by National After Years of Denials

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 11:17 am | New Zealand First Party

National’s tweaking immigration is just a dog whistle to show they’re doing something but in reality it’s a callous attempt to hold onto power, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

ACC Out of Touch with Ordinary Kiwi Workers

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 10:32 am | New Zealand First Party

ACC staff need to escape their comfortable offices to learn more about what the average worker experiences every day, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament More >>

Bennett Denied Police Cuts, But the Truth is Out

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 9:55 am | New Zealand First Party

Minister of Police Paula Bennett just won’t admit the truth – the government has the police in a financial choke-hold, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

Pay Rise But Why Did National Wait So Long

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 5:22 pm | New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 18 APRIL 2017 Pay Rise But Why Did National Wait So Long The National government claims that the wage rise for aged care workers – mostly women – is wonderful, ... More >>

Not up to Chinese to Tell Us What to Do in NZ

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 3:27 pm | New Zealand First Party

Certain Chinese business people need to understand that business practices and laws in New Zealand is different from China, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

Judith Collins is No Crusher on Power Rip-Offs

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 2:56 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First says Minister of Energy and Resources Judith Collins is no “crusher” having ruled out inquiries into high household retail power prices, the actions of one local lines business and now, the Electricity Authority’s farcical Transmission ... More >>

More Transparency on Trade Deals

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 12:48 pm | New Zealand First Party

A new level of honesty and openness around international treaties, such as the TPPA, is set to be introduced to Parliament, says New Zealand First More >>

 

 

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