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Bill English congratulates PM

Friday, 19 January 2018, 12:05 pm | New Zealand National Party

National Party Leader Bill English has extended his warm congratulations to Jacinda Ardern and Clarke Gayford on their baby news. More >>

Government to divert road taxes to rail?

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 10:26 am | New Zealand National Party

Government to divert road taxes to rail? Transport Minister Phil Twyford has confirmed the Government is considering diverting taxes paid by motorists who want better roads to rail instead, while insisting to media this won’t happen, National’s Transport ... More >>

Bill to strengthen language learning in schools

Monday, 15 January 2018, 12:06 pm | New Zealand National Party

A draft Bill to strengthen the ability of students to learn a second language at school has today been released for public consultation by National Party Education Spokesperson Nikki Kaye. More >>

Petition launched to ensure Auckland to Whangarei route

Friday, 12 January 2018, 2:43 pm | New Zealand National Party

Petition launched to ensure Auckland to Whangarei route National MPs Dr Shane Reti and Matt King have today launched a campaign to ensure the Auckland to Whangarei four-lane Road of National Significance proceeds as planned by the previous National ... More >>

PGP review puts brakes on research and development

Friday, 12 January 2018, 2:18 pm | New Zealand National Party

The cynical timing of a review of the Primary Growth Partnership over the summer break illustrates the coalition Government’s priorities do not lie with growing the primary sector, National Party Spokesperson for Primary Industries Nathan Guy ... More >>

Petition launched to support East-West Link

Thursday, 11 January 2018, 3:40 pm | New Zealand National Party

Petition launched to support East-West Link National MPs Denise Lee, Simeon Brown and Jami-Lee Ross have today launched a petition to gather support for the East-West Link which is now uncertain under the new Government. “In announcing that the East-West ... More >>

Napier to Hastings Expressway at risk

Thursday, 11 January 2018, 10:14 am | New Zealand National Party

Napier to Hastings Expressway at risk MP for Tukituki Lawrence Yule has today launched a petition aimed at saving the project that would ensure the four laning of the Napier to Hastings Expressway which is at risk of not going ahead. “The previous National ... More >>

Waimak MP backs petition to save motorway project

Thursday, 11 January 2018, 10:13 am | New Zealand National Party

Waimak MP backs petition to save motorway project MP for Waimakariri Matt Doocey says the Christchurch Northern Motorway from Belfast to Pegasus should not be put at risk while the Government attempts to divert billions of dollars to pet projects ... More >>

Minister needs to front up on rates inquiry

Thursday, 11 January 2018, 10:10 am | New Zealand National Party

The Local Government Minister needs to get on with her job and tell ratepayers what she plans to do about the Government’s promised review into local government spending, National Party Local Government spokesperson Jami-Lee Ross says. More >>

Tauranga to Hamilton expressway extension at risk

Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 3:17 pm | New Zealand National Party

Tauranga to Hamilton expressway extension at risk National’s petition to extend the Waikato Expressway from Cambridge to Tirau and from Cambridge to the Kaimai Range was launched today, announced MPs for Tauranga and Hamilton East, Simon Bridges and ... More >>

Four lanes crucial to Canterbury growth

Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 2:06 pm | New Zealand National Party

Four lanes crucial to Canterbury growth Rangitata MP Andrew Falloon has today launched a petition aimed at saving plans to extend State Highway 1 between Christchurch and Ashburton to four lanes. “Transport Minister Phil Twyford has said that a number ... More >>

MPs launch bid to save road of national significance

Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 1:36 pm | New Zealand National Party

MPs launch bid to save road of national significance National MPs Todd Muller, MP for Bay of Plenty and Scott Simpson, MP for Coromandel have today launched a campaign to ensure the Katikati to Tauranga four-lane Road of National Significance proceeds ... More >>

National Party launches bid to save highway projects

Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 1:19 pm | New Zealand National Party

National Party launches bid to save highway projects The National Party has today launched a series of petitions aimed at saving regional highway projects at risk because of the Government’s obsession with Auckland trams, National Party Transport ... More >>

Vigilance needed to prevent further spread of Mycoplasma

Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 11:34 am | New Zealand National Party

National Party Spokesperson for Biosecurity Barbara Kuriger is calling on farmers to be vigilant in light of recent Mycoplasma Bovis incursions to help prevent the spread of the disease. More >>

National expresses condolences at passing of Jim Anderton

Sunday, 7 January 2018, 1:12 pm | New Zealand National Party

National Party Leader Bill English has today expressed his condolences to the family and friends of Jim Anderton who passed away overnight. More >>

National calls for stronger punishment for litterbugs

Monday, 1 January 2018, 2:57 pm | New Zealand National Party

As local councils grapple with the litter left behind by holiday makers the National Party is calling for stiffer penalties for people caught illegally dumping rubbish. More >>

ETS transition phase-out sets up climate debate

Monday, 1 January 2018, 12:39 pm | New Zealand National Party

Today’s reduction of transition measures for New Zealand’s Emissions Trading Scheme sets up this year’s important climate change debate, National Party Climate Change Spokesperson Todd Muller says. More >>

Another backwards step from the Government

Saturday, 23 December 2017, 4:23 pm | New Zealand National Party

The Labour Party has thrown away six years of hard work and a real opportunity for Māori and regional New Zealand through scrapping the Te Ture Whenua Bill, Chris Finlayson says. More >>

Community calls for more drought support

Friday, 22 December 2017, 3:09 pm | New Zealand National Party

National Party Spokesperson for Rural Communities Barbara Kuriger has backed the call for the Government to declare a medium scale adverse event to better support those affected by the rapidly emerging drought conditions in Taranaki. More >>

Rural Support Trust Making a Difference

Friday, 22 December 2017, 11:34 am | New Zealand National Party

National Party Spokesperson for Rural Communities Barbara Kuriger has thanked the Rural Support Trust for the care and support they extend to people who are facing challenges and encourages those in need to reach out. More >>

 

 

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