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Student Visas ‘Sold’ as Back Door to NZ Residency

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 2:22 pm | New Zealand First Party

Foreign students are being promised they will be able to stay here permanently, says New Zealand First. More >>

NZ Must Prioritise Ukraine/Russia In Security Council

Sunday, 25 January 2015, 4:04 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First wants the government to make resolution of the impasse between Russia and the Ukraine a serious priority for the Security Council. More >>

Thumbs up for Light Rail So Let’s Get on with It

Friday, 23 January 2015, 11:04 am | New Zealand First Party

Give the light rail proposal for Auckland the big tick off now and get on with sorting the money and construction, says New Zealand First. More >>

Fisheries Debacle Has Ministers Hiding Behind Sailors

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 1:37 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First believes the government is trying to spin itself out of the embarrassment of being fooled by three rusty trawlers flying false flags. More >>

RMA Changes a Town & Country Planning Act in Drag

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 12:38 pm | New Zealand First Party

Planned changes to the Resource Management Act will not deliver affordable housing because this government is unwilling to attack the real reasons for housing unaffordability. More >>

Kiwis Missing Out on Surgery for Lack of Beds

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 10:22 am | New Zealand First Party

Potentially life-saving surgery is being postponed in New Zealand hospitals due to bed shortages in Intensive Care Units, says New Zealand First. More >>

An Uber Rip Off for Taxpayers

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 3:32 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is concerned the Uber ride service and multinational companies like it are using elaborate tax shelters to rip off hard working Kiwi taxpayers. The Party will be closely following the government’s newly announced review of ... More >>

Novopay Continues to Fail

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 9:21 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Deputy Leader Tracey Martin is astonished the Minister Responsible for Novopay is trumpeting the latest payroll error rate as a step forward. More >>

Government Lets School Water Safety Sink

Monday, 19 January 2015, 6:54 pm | New Zealand First Party

“New Zealand is the third worst country in the developed world for drownings, the curriculum has an expectation that schools will teach water safety, but the government refuses to pay for school pools,” says New Zealand First Deputy Leader and Spokesperson ... More >>

Now is Not the Time to Bottle the Wine Industry

Monday, 19 January 2015, 4:56 pm | New Zealand First Party

A new $3 million charge winegrowers are likely to face smacks of government greed, says New Zealand First. More >>

1080 Suspected in Disappearance of Birds

Sunday, 18 January 2015, 10:07 am | New Zealand First Party

Not one bird of an endangered species has been found since an aerial drop of 1080 in the Kahurangi National Park which began in September, says New Zealand First. More >>

Kiwis the Losers in Competition with Migrants for Jobs

Sunday, 18 January 2015, 9:58 am | New Zealand First Party

The government has confirmed record immigration is taking jobs from Kiwis, says New Zealand First. More >>

Dysfunctional Government Puts Stress on Family

Friday, 16 January 2015, 2:51 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is shocked by the treatment of a Blenheim family, who have just won a last minute reprieve and been given a state house. More >>

Please Explain Health Minister

Friday, 16 January 2015, 2:48 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is demanding an explanation as to why the elective surgery figures from Minister of Health Jonathan Coleman are being disputed by District Health Boards. More >>

Brownlee Forces ‘Skeleton’ on Christchurch

Friday, 16 January 2015, 1:24 pm | New Zealand First Party

Denis O’Rourke MP Spokesperson for Christchurch Earthquake Issues 16 JANUARY 2015 Brownlee Forces ‘Skeleton’ on Christchurch More >>

What Are the Navy’s Rules of Engagement Against Pirates?

Thursday, 15 January 2015, 3:26 pm | New Zealand First Party

The reported standoff between three vessels caught fishing illegally and the offshore patrol vessel (OPV) HMNZS Wellington, reveals New Zealand First’s concern about both rules of engagement and the warfighting capability of our naval vessels. More >>

Backing Call to Extend Breast Cancer Screening

Thursday, 15 January 2015, 11:34 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First supports the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation’s call for free mammogram screening to be extended to the age of 74 from 69. More >>

Declare Drought Now

Thursday, 15 January 2015, 11:13 am | New Zealand First Party

As dry conditions are taking grip on many farms the Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy needs to take the bull by the horns and declare regional and local adverse events, says New Zealand First. More >>

It’s Just So Easy to Buy NZ Land

Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 4:18 pm | New Zealand First Party

All applications for overseas ownership of New Zealand land have been approved in the past two years. More >>

Does Commissioner Recall ‘The Speed Limit is not 100ish'?

Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 4:16 pm | New Zealand First Party

The Police Commissioner has regretfully missed the point in a media statement issued today trying to explain the failed ‘Reach the Beach’ summer road safety campaign. More >>

 

 

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