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Report on Parental Engagement helps lift student achievement

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 1:18 pm | New Zealand National Party

National MP and Chair of the Education and Science Select Committee, Dr Cam Calder welcomed the tabling of the report of the Inquiry into Engaging Parents in the Education of their Children. More >>

National getting students into science

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 2:41 pm | New Zealand National Party

National Party Hutt South candidate Chris Bishop today supported the government’s launch of A Nation of Curious Minds: He Whenua Hirihi I te Mahara, a programme to boost community involvement in the science sector. More >>

Coromandel MP: Let’s All Help Paeroa Kindy Together

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 12:58 pm | New Zealand National Party

Coromandel MP Scott Simpson is collecting supplies for Paeroa Kindergarten after it was burnt down last week – and he wants your help. ‘Thoughtless idiots burnt down Paeroa Kindergarten and now a whole lot of little kids have lost their beloved ... More >>

National announces electorate intentions

Monday, 28 July 2014, 4:12 pm | New Zealand National Party

Prime Minister John Key today made clear National’s position on accommodating support parties in electorate contests at this year’s General Election. More >>

National mixes experience and new talent in 2014 list

Sunday, 27 July 2014, 11:02 am | New Zealand National Party

The National Party list for the 2014 election brings together a strong mix of both experienced political leaders and fresh new talent, says National Party President Peter Goodfellow. More >>

Helping kids thrive with Extraordinary Care Grants

Friday, 25 July 2014, 1:31 pm | New Zealand National Party

Coromandel MP Scott Simpson says extra grants are being made available to help children who’re being raised by extended family to reach their full potential. More >>

One Tree Hill re-planting within reach

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 5:19 pm | New Zealand National Party

The re-planting of Maungakiekie/One Tree Hill is within reach after today, as Parliament passed the third reading of the Ngā Mana Whenua o Tāmaki Collective Settlement Bill, Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga, MP for Maungakiekie said. More >>

Key Notes: How are we making a difference?

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 3:07 pm | New Zealand National Party

For too long, governments measured their success in public services by how much money they spent on them. More >>

More kids in Southland and Otago are achieving

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 2:22 pm | New Zealand National Party

Clutha-Southland National candidate Todd Barclay says the Public Achievement Information for 2013 shows New Zealand children are doing better across the whole education system. More >>

Candidate welcomes award of platinum exploration permits

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 12:59 pm | New Zealand National Party

Clutha-Southland National candidate Todd Barclay has welcomed the Government’s decision to award Lynx Platinum Limited two exploration permits in Southland. Mr Barclay said the minerals industry is an important part of New Zealand’s economy ... More >>

Boosting skills for the Hutt’s high-tech firms

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 1:38 pm | New Zealand National Party

National Party Hutt South candidate Chris Bishop today encouraged students to take up engineering careers using the National-led Government’s additional bridging courses, work placements, and scholarships resources. More >>

Claudette Hauiti to step aside at election

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 1:04 pm | New Zealand National Party

National Party President Peter Goodfellow confirms that he has received notification from List MP Claudette Hauiti that she plans to step aside at the 20 September election. More >>

Coromandel Businesses Encouraged to Aim for a ‘Flying Start’

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 10:09 am | New Zealand National Party

Coromandel MP Scott Simpson is encouraging small businesses around the region to have a crack at winning $65,000 worth of prizes. More >>

‘Pay Up or Lose Licence’ Message Is Getting Through

Monday, 21 July 2014, 12:26 pm | New Zealand National Party

Coromandel MP Scott Simpson says fine dodgers are finally paying up since the introduction of strict new rules for traffic offenders. Scott Simpson MP says ‘People who get caught breaking traffic rules now have two choices - pay up or lose your licence.’ More >>

New Aotea Conservation Park an Auckland treasure

Monday, 21 July 2014, 10:17 am | New Zealand National Party

The new conservation park on Great Barrier Island will ensure greater protection for the island’s unique flora, fauna, birds and wildlife, while also increasing tourism opportunities for the local community and Auckland, says Auckland Central ... More >>

Extra funds a boost for Rimutaka kiwi

Friday, 18 July 2014, 4:12 pm | New Zealand National Party

Greater investment into Rimutaka Forest Park to ensure the survival of its kiwi population will be welcome news for local families and tourists, says National Candidate for Hutt South Chris Bishop. Mr Bishop's comments follow the Government's commitment ... More >>

Naenae College to benefit from ACC’s Mates and Dates pilot

Friday, 11 July 2014, 4:12 pm | New Zealand National Party

National Candidates Lewis Holden and Chris Bishop welcome the news that local students at Naenae College will directly benefit from being involved in ACC’s Mates and Dates pilot programme against sexual violence. More >>

Two Kelston schools in ACC’s Mates and Dates pilot

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 4:08 pm | New Zealand National Party

“Local school children will directly benefit early from being involved in ACC’s Mates and Dates pilot programme against sexual violence” says National MP and Kelston candidate Claudette Hauiti. More >>

Coromandel MP: Make Sure You Get Your Free Flu Jab

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 1:03 pm | New Zealand National Party

With the free flu vaccination programme ending soon, Coromandel MP Scott Simpson is encouraging people who’re eligible to get their immunisations. Scott Simpson MP says ‘GPs and hospitals are reporting a growing number of cases of the flu, ... More >>

Key Notes 4/7/14: Why are we investing in roads?

Monday, 7 July 2014, 1:48 pm | New Zealand National Party

I really enjoyed the National Party conference over the weekend. The Party is in great spirits and we are looking forward to a busy campaign. More >>

 

 

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