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NZ First Bill to Further Protect Farmers Accepted

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 6:46 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is delighted that a member’s bill introduced to the house to provide additional protection for financially stressed farmers has passed its first reading today. “Today is a win for provincial New Zealand. Farming is the backbone ... More >>

Resurrection of New Zealand Forestry Service celebrated

Friday, 11 May 2018, 11:59 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First deputy leader Fletcher Tabuteau has welcomed the launch of Te Uru Rākau in Rotorua – the first step in re-establishing New Zealand’s forestry service and a key aspect of New Zealand First’s coalition agreement with Labour. More >>

Status of Teachers Raised with Education Conversation 2018

Monday, 7 May 2018, 4:22 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First List MP Jenny Marcroft has withdrawn her member’s bill ‘Education (Protecting Teacher Title) Amendment Bill’. More >>

New Zealand First Will Not Stand in Northcote by-Election

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 1:02 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First today announced that it will not be standing a candidate in the forthcoming Northcote by-election. The decision not to run a candidate was taken after discussions in the caucus and within the party. “The consensus view of New ... More >>

Existing Oil And Gas Permit Holders Will Be Protected

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 10:55 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Deputy Leader and energy spokesperson Fletcher Tabuteau says New Zealand First is proud to have negotiated an outcome that will protect the rights of existing permit holders in the oil and gas industry. More >>

Chinese Company Withdrawal Welcomed by New Zealand First

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 3:19 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is delighted at news reports that Ed Pinckney’s bid for Jericho Station is expected to be successful as a result of Chinese company Qianlong withdrawing its bid to Landcorp overnight. More >>

Congratulations to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 8:22 am | New Zealand First Party

The Rt Hon Winston Peters wishes to extend his congratulations to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel following the announcement that a new government has been formed in Germany. More >>

New Zealand First deputy leader vote

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 12:33 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters says the new Deputy Leader of New Zealand First is Fletcher Tabuteau MP. More >>

Protecting the Status of Teachers

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 11:00 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First MP Jenny Marcroft’s private member’s bill protecting the professional status of teachers passed its first reading last night. More >>

New Zealand First welcomes Auckland Councils vote

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 6:38 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First welcomes Auckland Councils vote to close the Waitakere Ranges due to the sprawl of Kauri Dieback. More >>

Winston Peters confirmed as New Zealand First leader

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 3:47 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is delighted to announce that Rt Hon Winston Peters was again confirmed as party Leader at this morning’s caucus. More >>

NZ First Bill: English set to become official

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 5:00 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First has submitted a member’s bill for English to be recognised as an official language of New Zealand. Te Reo Maori was recognised in 1987 and New Zealand Sign Language in 2006, yet there is no legislation that recognises English. More >>

First Round in Legal Proceedings to Enforce Peters’ Privacy

Friday, 2 February 2018, 4:14 pm | New Zealand First Party

In a free society there are no more fundamental elements than an individual’s freedom of speech, their right to privacy, and for the Fourth Estate to operate freely. However, those freedoms are not unfettered. They come with responsibilities. One cannot needlessly ... More >>

NZ First expresses condolences over death of Jim Anderton

Sunday, 7 January 2018, 4:46 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has expressed his condolences with the passing of Jim Anderton. More >>

KiwiFund Bill drawn from ballot

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 11:05 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First’s KiwiFund Bill aims to set up a government-owned and operated KiwiSaver fund provider known as KiwiFund. More >>

Bill to support the status of teachers

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 5:02 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First wants to lift the public status of teachers and protect the title of “teacher” in recognition of its professional status, New Zealand First MP Jenny Marcroft said today. More >>

Speech: Peters - 2017 Post-Election Conference

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 8:03 pm | New Zealand First Party

Winston Peters Speech to the 2017 Post-Election Conference LCC, Parliament Building Change versus Modified Status Quo Thank you Professor Levine. The triennial post-election conferences have become important markers in New Zealand’s electoral cycle and ... More >>

Appointment to New Zealand First

Monday, 30 October 2017, 3:16 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters is pleased to announce the appointment of Jon Johansson as the New Zealand First Chief of Staff at Parliament. More >>

Peters: Post-Election Announcement Speech

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 8:07 pm | New Zealand First Party

Peters: Post-Election Announcement Speech Let’s begin by thanking both the National and Labour parties for the manner in which these negotiations have been conducted and the work they have put into it. It should be said that during this time elements ... More >>

New Zealand First Statement Wed PM

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 5:28 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Statement Wed PM New Zealand First will be in a position tomorrow afternoon to make an announcement on the result of negotiations following the 2017 General Election. New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters said he had spoken ... More >>

   

 

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