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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 >>

NZ First Welcomes Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Bill

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 7:20 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader, Rt Hon Winston Peters, says the passing of the Electoral (Integrity) Amendment bill this afternoon is a milestone event for parliamentary democracy. More >>

Aluminium Waste Disposal Agreement Welcomed

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 11:01 am | New Zealand First Party

The $4 million deal signed in Southland to dispose of toxic ouvea premix stored on a number of locations throughout the province has been welcomed by NZ First MP Mark Patterson. More >>

Coalition Government Steps up to Tackle Surgical Mesh Issue

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 7:22 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is proud to be part of a Government which has stepped up to protect the public from the hazards of surgical mesh, says Health Spokesperson Jenny Marcroft. More >>

Police Powers Give Instant Fines to Shoplifters

Friday, 21 September 2018, 1:59 pm | New Zealand First Party

Police should be given the option to hand out on-the-spot fines to shoplifters, says New Zealand First. More >>

Waiheke Predator Control to Be Achieved without 1080 Drops

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 3:07 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is excited to see the planned implementation of natural predator control on Waiheke Island. More >>

Electricity Price Review Discussion Document

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 3:57 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Deputy Leader and Energy Spokesperson Fletcher Tabuteau welcomes the Electricity Price Review discussion document released today by Energy and Resources Minister Hon Megan Woods. More >>

NZ First Acknowledges the Passing of Rotorua’s Aunty Bea

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 7:14 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Acknowledges the Passing of Rotorua’s Aunty Bea Yates “On behalf of New Zealand First and its leader Rt Hon Winston Peters, it is with deepest regret that I acknowledge the passing of Rotorua’s treasured Beatrice Piatarihi Tui Yates ... More >>

Binding Referendum on Maori Seats to Be Debated

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 10:02 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is seeking an amendment to a bill currently before the House in order to create a binding referendum on the removal or entrenchment of the Maori electorate seats. More >>

New Zealand First Says Bridges is Mishandling Internal Leaks

Friday, 24 August 2018, 12:40 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters says National Party Leader Simon Bridges has continued to demonstrate an inept response over the apparent leak of his travel expenses. More >>

NZ First Sends Condolences After Greg Boyed’s Passing

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 11:09 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is extending its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of TVNZ broadcaster Greg Boyed following the news of his death this morning. More >>

Fletcher Tabuteau Withdraws Kiwifund Bill

Friday, 17 August 2018, 6:24 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Deputy Leader and spokesperson for commerce Fletcher Tabuteau is pleased to announce the Government has taken seriously the issues raised by his KiwiFund Bill meaning the Bill will not be progressed further. “Simply, the issues the Bill ... More >>

NZ First Welcomes First Step in Addressing Foreign Ownership

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 1:56 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is pleased that legislation banning foreign ownership of homes in this country has passed its third and final reading in Parliament. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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