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Myrtle Rust Strikes a King Country Nursery

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 9:19 pm | New Zealand First Party

Myrtle Rust Strikes a King Country Nursery New Zealand First says there is one word linking all of the Myrtle Rust discoveries in Northland, Taranaki and now King Country and it is “nursery”. “The biosecurity ambulance at the bottom of the cliff ... More >>

Teen Crimes Skyrocket - Teen Court Appearances Drop

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 9:18 pm | New Zealand First Party

Teen Crimes Skyrocket - Teen Court Appearances Drop Something is seriously wrong with the youth justice system when there has been a decrease in court convictions for teens despite a massive increase in their serious offending, says New Zealand ... More >>

English Should Stand Down Matthews Immediately

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 4:41 pm | New Zealand First Party

If the government is responsible for the government machine and places so much store on it as the Prime Minister claimed in parliament today then he should stand down Auditor-General Martin Matthews immediately, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland ... More >>

Budget day/deception day

Sunday, 21 May 2017, 2:03 pm | New Zealand First Party

Budget day/deception day Next Thursday is Budget Day when Steven Joyce will seek to Trump Bill English in smoke and mirrors. A credible Budget will have three features. First, it will provide an honest accounting of how the New Zealand economy and government ... More >>

Books ‘Cooked’ on Electric Trains Despite Denial

Saturday, 20 May 2017, 12:21 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First believes KiwiRail “cooked the books” to get rid of electric trains on part of the North Island main trunk line. “They manipulated information for presentation to Ministers to favour Chinese diesel trains, but claim they did ... More >>

Police Short on Money So Court Case Dropped

Friday, 19 May 2017, 4:02 pm | New Zealand First Party

The victim of a life-threatening hunting injury in Masterton believes charges have been withdrawn because there’s no money for expert evidence, says New Zealand First. More >>

Myrtle Rust Spread Means Minister Should Resign

Friday, 19 May 2017, 3:43 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First says further discoveries of Myrtle Rust at a second Waitara nursery and a garden centre in New Plymouth, along with the original Kerikeri nursery, are failures in biosecurity that the Minister must now take responsibility for. More >>

National Hopeless on Immigration, Time for Change

Friday, 19 May 2017, 3:41 pm | New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 19 MAY 2017 NATIONAL HOPELESS ON IMMIGRATION, TIME FOR CHANGE National has been utterly hapless and hopeless on immigration – it is past time for a reset, says New Zealand ... More >>

English Hoodwinked into Early TPPA

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 1:11 pm | New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 18 MAY 2017 English Hoodwinked into Early TPPA More >>

Speech to NZ Federation of Disability Information Centres

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 9:57 am | New Zealand First Party

The Federation of Disability Information Centres play a critical role in ensuring the disabled throughout New Zealand can lead full and active lives in their communities and assisting with the formulation of policy for the disabled. More >>

Myrtle Rust in Taranaki … in a Nursery … What Are the Odds?

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 4:58 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First says the discovery of myrtle rust in a Taranaki nursery, after being first confirmed in a Kerikeri nursery, is now a case of once bitten, twice shy. More >>

More Students to Be Taught by Well-Meaning Apprentices

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 4:30 pm | New Zealand First Party

Minister of Education Nikki Kaye’s announcement of $5 million over four years to fund more teachers in priority subjects through Teach First NZ highlights the lack of workforce planning from National over nine years. More >>

Whistle-Blowers the Victims – And Pressure on Them Again

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 4:23 pm | New Zealand First Party

Whistle-blowers are once again paying the price for speaking out – this time in the Ministry of Transport fraud case, says New Zealand First. More >>

Fairton to Close with 377 Job Losses

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 2:48 pm | New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 17 MAY 2017 FAIRTON TO CLOSE WITH 377 JOB LOSSES After predicting the closure of Silver Fern Farms’ Fairton plant for a year, NZ First is saddened by the loss of ... More >>

Scrap Natural Health Products Bill

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 1:15 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First says the Natural Health Products and Supplementary Products Bill is such an embarrassment to Parliament that the government should do the decent thing and scrap it. More >>

Speech: Props, Promises, Propaganda And Phoney Politics

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 10:02 am | New Zealand First Party

Your national president Tom O’Connor has said all 65,000 Grey Power members across New Zealand are preparing for political war over NZ Super. You are concerned, and rightly so, by National’s intention to raise the age of entitlement to 67. More >>

National on Housing, Who Can’t See through This?

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 2:38 pm | New Zealand First Party

National is at last planning to build some houses in Auckland – over 10 years – whoopee, says New Zealand First. More >>

Silver Fern Farms’ Share Price Tanks

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 2:10 pm | New Zealand First Party

With the axe hanging over Silver Fern Farms’ Fairton plant and a tanking share price, NZ First is asking if the half-Chinese owned co-operative is being setup for a full takeover. More >>

NZ First Casts Doubt on Myrtle Rust Incursion Theory

Monday, 15 May 2017, 12:28 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First says the Government was far too quick to determine that a mortal threat to New Zealand native trees, manuka honey and parts of our horticultural industry from myrtle rust was airborne from Australia. More >>

Pat on Back for Ngaro for Exposing National’s Nasty Tactics

Sunday, 14 May 2017, 1:55 pm | New Zealand First Party

We can thank National MP Alfred Ngaro for exposing the true nature of the National Party in 2017, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

   

 

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