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Minister Must Act to Prevent Further CYF Attacks

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 10:31 am | New Zealand First Party

Minister for Social Development Anne Tolley can no longer stand idly by after yet another attack at a CYF justice facility where at least two youth ran away, says New Zealand First. More >>

Tolley Twisting Truth on ‘Youth Service’

Monday, 27 February 2017, 2:50 pm | New Zealand First Party

Minister for Social Development Anne Tolley is trying to sell the government’s ‘Youth Service’ when recently released Treasury reports throw some real serious doubt on the Youth Service in its entirety, says New Zealand First. More >>

1080 Fast-Track an Attempt to Silence Opposition

Monday, 27 February 2017, 1:42 pm | New Zealand First Party

The National government announcement that responsibility for granting 1080 poison drop consents will switch from regional councils to a centralised agency, is an ill-disguised ploy intended to circumvent public and community concerns and input into the process, ... More >>

Home Detention Will Not Turn Robbers Around

Monday, 27 February 2017, 1:19 pm | New Zealand First Party

The Northland dairy owner bashed with a tyre iron is right to call out our justice system as too soft, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

Taxpayers Bear Brunt of Record Immigration

Monday, 27 February 2017, 1:16 pm | New Zealand First Party

Taxpayers are being bled dry from National’s open door immigration which keeps breaking records. More >>

Dunne Trying to Sneak Out of Fire Disaster Management Mess

Monday, 27 February 2017, 9:51 am | New Zealand First Party

Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne and the National government have only themselves to blame for the shemozzle in the Christchurch fires, says New Zealand First. More >>

Insurance Companies Mean, Unfair to Former Defence Personnel

Saturday, 25 February 2017, 1:06 pm | New Zealand First Party

Insurance Companies Mean, Unfair to Former Defence Personnel The Minister of Defence is being asked to urgently intervene with insurers after the tragic death of decorated ex-Special Air Service (SAS) soldier Corporal Steve Askin has highlighted appalling ... More >>

Peters: Speech to North Shore Grey Power

Friday, 24 February 2017, 4:29 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand Super has an intrinsic role in New Zealand’s economy and a critical part of the social conditions of New Zealanders. More >>

She’ll Be Right Attitude Won’t Do on NZ Super

Friday, 24 February 2017, 2:48 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealanders must not be complacent about NZ Super, New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters warned today. More >>

What National is Doing Behind the Scenes on Climate Change

Friday, 24 February 2017, 2:01 pm | New Zealand First Party

As the issues do not come any bigger than climate change, New Zealand First commits itself to a genuine response to climate change as opposed to the pretense and make-believe, which New Zealanders have had from this government over the past eight years. More >>

National Fails Those That Need It Most in Education … Again!

Friday, 24 February 2017, 1:48 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is disappointed that the National government refuses to accept that the recent inquiry into support for students with Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and on the Autism Spectrum has shown that the system is underfunded, under resourced and ... More >>

Big Backdown by Smith on Swimmable Rivers

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 3:19 pm | New Zealand First Party

Nick Smith’s target of swimmable rivers by 2040 is a massive backdown from saying just a year ago that it wasn’t practical, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

Chances of Catching Crooked Bosses Remote

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 1:01 pm | New Zealand First Party

National’s new legislation against employers exploiting migrant workers is a limp response to a major problem and simply political window-dressing, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

Otago Station Sale a Case of One Law for Rich Foreigners

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 3:36 pm | New Zealand First Party

Questions must be asked about the mystery American buyer of an Otago cattle station, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

Farmers Will Be Cautious Over False Dairy Price Optimism

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 10:51 am | New Zealand First Party

It is sad for New Zealand farmers that the GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) price for Whole Milk Powder has fallen 3.7% to USD3,189 a metric ton, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

NZ Like a Disney Wonderland for Foreign Buyers

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 12:21 pm | New Zealand First Party

Oprah Winfrey might not have bought the property she has been filming the Disney movie ‘ A Wrinkle in Time’ at, but the sale of Hunter Valley Station at Lake Hawea, is yet another iconic property that has disappeared into foreign hands, says ... More >>

PM Inconsistent Over Attack on NZ Super Fund Boss

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 12:18 pm | New Zealand First Party

NZ Superannuation Fund chief executive Adrian Orr must wonder why he has been targeted by the Prime Minister, says New Zealand First and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

Time for an Education Hui and a new education strategy

Friday, 17 February 2017, 11:13 am | New Zealand First Party

Thank you for inviting me here today and congratulations on your new classrooms which are the result of many trials, tribulations and much perseverance. More >>

NZ Flagged Vessels Should Employ New Zealanders

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 4:21 pm | New Zealand First Party

It is unacceptable that foreign-owned and controlled companies with New Zealand flagged vessels fishing in New Zealand waters are favouring foreign crews ahead of New Zealanders, says New Zealand First Fisheries Spokesperson Richard Prosser. More >>

Time Now to Buy Only NZ Produced Chocolate

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 2:03 pm | New Zealand First Party

Foreign owners have kicked New Zealanders in the teeth again with the closure of the Cadbury factory in Dunedin costing 350 workers their jobs, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

 

 

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