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Labour’s housing policy a shambles

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 5:33 pm | New Zealand National Party

New Zealanders can have no confidence in Labour’s housing policy when they can’t explain how it would work, when its housing spokespeople say different things and the announcement is a shambles, National’s Housing Spokesman Dr Nick Smith says. More >>

Labour would hike its new spending to $18.4b

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 11:45 am | New Zealand National Party

David Cunliffe and Labour have actually increased their new spending promises for the next four years to $18.4 billion, despite putting some of their proposals such as New Zealand Power on the never-never, National Party Finance Spokesman Bill English ... More >>

PM will continue as Tourism Minister if National re-elected

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 11:16 am | New Zealand National Party

The Tourism Portfolio will remain with the Prime Minister if National is re-elected. National’s Tourism Spokesman, Prime Minister John Key, said today he would continue to be a passionate advocate for New Zealand and the tourism industry, which provides ... More >>

National foreign affairs and trade policies released

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 11:14 am | New Zealand National Party

A re-elected National Government would continue an independent foreign policy with a focus on stronger trade and economic partnerships, Foreign Affairs Spokesman Murray McCully and Trade Spokesman Tim Groser announced today. “Our foreign policy record ... More >>

Free trade will lift Kiwi incomes: National

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 11:07 am | New Zealand National Party

National today released a set of policies that reinforces the Party’s commitment to openness with the world as the path to lift New Zealanders’ incomes, in contrast with opposition parties that want to isolate us from the rest of the world. “New ... More >>

Adams: How we are backing our regions with faster broadband

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 5:09 pm | New Zealand National Party

Today I announced that National will invest an extra $150 million over three years to enhance and extend rural broadband . More >>

$150 million boost for Rural Broadband Initiative

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 1:45 pm | New Zealand National Party

National’s Communications and Information Technology spokeswoman, Amy Adams, today announced a re-elected National-led Government will establish a new $150 million fund to extend the Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI). More >>

Labour, Greens and Dotcom would spend up large

Monday, 25 August 2014, 12:56 pm | New Zealand National Party

Hon Bill English National Party Finance Spokesman Media Release 25 August 2014 Labour, Greens and Dotcom would spend up large It’s too late for Labour to try to look responsible with taxpayers’ money when it has publically committed to four years ... More >>

National building high-tech experience in the Hutt

Monday, 25 August 2014, 10:23 am | New Zealand National Party

National Party Hutt South candidate Chris Bishop today congratulated the eight Hutt Valley based businesses who have received a share of $4 million worth of R&D Student Grants available through Callaghan Innovation. More >>

Plan to help thousands of first home buyers get a deposit

Sunday, 24 August 2014, 8:17 pm | New Zealand National Party

National values home ownership because it provides stability for families, strength for communities, and security in retirement. More >>

First home buyer grants welcomed in Hutt Valley

Sunday, 24 August 2014, 3:23 pm | New Zealand National Party

National’s candidates Lewis Holden and Chris Bishop have welcomed today’s announcement by the Prime Minister and Housing Minister to double the Government support for first home buyers. “The package announced today will help more first home buyers in Hutt ... More >>

Address to the National Party Campaign Launch

Sunday, 24 August 2014, 1:57 pm | New Zealand National Party

Doesn’t it feel great to be launching National’s election campaign here in the heartland of South Auckland? More >>

National to help 90,000 first home buyers

Sunday, 24 August 2014, 1:55 pm | New Zealand National Party

A new National Government will help tens of thousands more first home buyers and young families into a house of their own, and encourage the supply of more affordable new housing, through KiwiSaver changes announced today by National Party Leader and ... More >>

Delivering better housing for New Zealanders

Sunday, 24 August 2014, 1:53 pm | New Zealand National Party

National will continue its programme of reform to the housing sector to increase the number of new affordable homes and ensure fit-for-purpose social housing for New Zealanders most in need, National Party’s Housing Spokesman Dr Nick Smith says. More >>

Desperate Cunliffe Tricky on Secondary Tax

Saturday, 23 August 2014, 4:29 pm | New Zealand National Party

David Cunliffe is being tricky by suggesting that Labour has a new plan to do away with secondary tax, National Party Revenue spokesman Todd McClay says. More >>

Coromandel MP Welcomes Grants to Protect Kiwi & Kauri

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 2:51 pm | New Zealand National Party

MP Scott Simpson is welcoming two new grants to help protect Coromandel’s kiwi and Kauri. More >>

New Better Public Services targets aim higher

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 10:42 am | New Zealand National Party

Better-than-expected progress in reducing crime and having more young people attain higher qualifications means these two Better Public Service targets will be made more challenging if National is returned to government after the election. More >>

See our first TV Commercial here

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 3:37 pm | New Zealand National Party

Today there is just one month to go until Election Day. National’s plan to keep working for New Zealand’s future is on track to deliver stronger economic growth, more jobs, more support to families, and safer, stronger communities. Meanwhile the ... More >>

Labour-Greens combined spending promises pass $28bn

Monday, 18 August 2014, 12:32 pm | New Zealand National Party

Less than five weeks out from the election, the Labour-Greens set of combined spending promises for the upcoming election has now hit a whopping $28.1 billion over four years, National’s Associate Finance spokesperson Steven Joyce says. More >>

More taxes equals a slower economy & fewer jobs

Monday, 18 August 2014, 9:06 am | New Zealand National Party

The Greens/Labour recipe of more and higher taxes would stall New Zealand's economic recovery just when we are getting back on our feet after the Global Financial Crisis, National’s Associate Finance spokesman Steven Joyce says. More >>



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