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Dome Valley Road Safety Improvements Great News for Rodney

Sunday, 16 December 2018, 10:58 am | New Zealand First Party

The Government is taking serious action on road safety, and it is good news that Dome Valley is one of the first dangerous stretches of highway to benefit from multi-million dollar improvements, says Rodney-based List MP Jenny Marcroft. More >>

Air New Zealand Direct Flight Trial Important for Southland

Sunday, 16 December 2018, 10:57 am | New Zealand First Party

Air New Zealand Direct Flight Trial Important for Southland New Zealand First applauds the announcement today by Air New Zealand to trial a direct service between Invercargill and Auckland from the second half of 2019. “This is an important service being ... More >>

NZ First Heralds Settlement of Ngati Tuwharetoa Claims

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 4:59 pm | New Zealand First Party

Hon Shane Jones Spokesperson for Treaty Settlements 13 December 2018 New Zealand First Heralds Full And Final Settlement of Ngati Tuwharetoa Claims New Zealand First has welcomed the passage of the Ngāti Tūwharetoa Claims Settlement Bill, which ... More >>

New Zealand First Proud of Police Graduate Milestone

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 12:59 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is proud that today’s graduation at the Royal New Zealand Police College brings the number of police officers who have completed training during this term of Government to more than 1000. More >>

NZ First Endorses Government Action Against Synthetics

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 10:37 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Endorses Government Action Against Synthetics New Zealand First welcomes the announcement that two synthetic drug strains linked to recent deaths will be classified as Class A under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975, with additional ... More >>

Medicinal Cannabis bill passes final reading

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 4:51 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First welcomes the passing of the Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Bill today in Parliament. This legislation increases the availability and quality of medicinal cannabis for those suffering who desperately need other options. ... More >>

NZ First opposes increased pressure on primary schools

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 1:57 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First will oppose Nikki Kaye’s “Education (Strengthening Second Language Learning in Primary and Intermediate Schools) Amendment Bill. More >>

Ngā Rohe Moana O Ngā Hapū O Ngāti Porou Bill Second Reading

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 5:34 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First has voted in favour of the Ngā Rohe Moana o Ngā Hapū o Ngāti Porou Bill, which passed its second reading in Parliament today. More >>

NZ Celebrates Passing of Employment Relations Bill

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 7:20 pm | New Zealand First Party

This Bill has been vastly improved since its introduction through constructive internal discussion and in-depth consideration of public submissions. More >>

NZ First stance on superannuation eligibility clear

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 1:26 pm | New Zealand First Party

There is no ambiguity whatsoever on the part of New Zealand First when it comes to superannuation entitlement, says List MP Mark Patterson. More >>

NZ First Expresses Condolences on Passing of Geoff Murphy

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 2:32 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is saddened to learn of the death of pioneering New Zealand movie director Geoff Murphy. More >>

Free GP Visits for under 14s Becomes a Reality

Friday, 30 November 2018, 9:09 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is excited that its long-held policy to extend free GP visits to under-14s has finally become a reality. More >>

A More Compassionate Approach to Medicinal Cannabis

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 2:58 pm | New Zealand First Party

The Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Bill returned to Parliament today for its second reading debate. More >>

Vaping Regulations Welcomed

Friday, 23 November 2018, 3:01 pm | New Zealand First Party

“Today’s announcement will give smokers improved confidence in the quality of vaping and smokeless tobacco products” says Jenny Marcroft, New Zealand First spokesperson for Health. More >>

Turning the Tide in the Battle Against Kauri Dieback

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 3:20 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First welcomes the Coalition Government’s announcement of an additional $13.75 million in funding over three years for research to combat the spread of kauri dieback and myrtle rust. More >>

New Zealand First Accepts Jami-Lee Ross Proxy Vote

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 3:45 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First received a letter from Jami-Lee Ross on 3 November, asking the party to hold his proxy vote. The New Zealand First caucus strongly believes that in terms of the Electoral Integrity Amendment Act, that someone in Mr Ross’ position ... More >>

One Year on, And New Zealand Has a Brighter Future

Friday, 26 October 2018, 10:37 am | New Zealand First Party

A year ago New Zealand was given hope for a brighter future, as New Zealand First and Labour became partners in a Government with fresh thinking, energy, and a determination to improve the lives of everyday Kiwis. More >>

Member’s Bill Proposes Radical Change to Super Entitlement

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 12:53 pm | New Zealand First Party

A New Zealand First Member’s Bill drawn from the ballot today makes a radical change to NZ Superannuation entitlement by raising the minimum residency from 10 to 20 years after age 20. More >>

Research And Development Tax Incentive a Win

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 11:44 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Deputy Leader and Revenue Spokesperson Fletcher Tabuteau strongly supports the research and development tax incentive for businesses released today by Research, Science and Innovation Minister Hon Megan Woods and Revenue Minister ... More >>

Speech: Peters - 25th Annual New Zealand First Convention

Sunday, 30 September 2018, 2:07 pm | New Zealand First Party

Today marks a celebration of the New Zealand First Party’s first 25 years. And what a time it has been. From day one our movement has been fuelled by the expectations and hopes of those New Zealanders cast adrift by the meanness of the neo-liberal ... More >>

 

 

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