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Greens announce unemployment policy

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 12:27 pm | New Zealand National Party

A Labour/Greens coalition would mean less flexibility, fewer jobs, and more roadblocks for businesses wanting to invest and grow, National Party Labour Spokesman Simon Bridges said today. “Labour and the Greens plans to increase the minimum wage to ... More >>

Working hard to rebuild Canterbury

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 12:24 pm | New Zealand National Party

A re-elected National government would continue the pace and high standard of the Canterbury rebuild, National’s Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Spokesman, Gerry Brownlee, says. “The rebuild of Christchurch is going ahead full steam as we’ve ... More >>

Speech to the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 12:18 pm | New Zealand National Party

Thank you to everybody for coming to this event today. More >>

Campaign ad highlights stark choice for NZ voters

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 11:32 am | New Zealand National Party

Campaign ad highlights stark choice for NZ voters The National Party has launched a new phase in its election campaign with new television commercials and election billboards highlighting the clear choice facing New Zealand voters. “On air now ... More >>

$200,000 to support popular Polyfest

Sunday, 31 August 2014, 1:37 pm | New Zealand National Party

National’s Pacific Affairs Spokesman Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has today announced that if re-elected National will provide financial backing for the most popular Pacific youth event in New Zealand, the ASB Polyfest. Polyfest is an annual Auckland Secondary ... More >>

$22.5 million to support new forest planting

Sunday, 31 August 2014, 12:38 pm | New Zealand National Party

National’s Forestry Spokesperson, Jo Goodhew, has today announced a re-elected National-led Government will invest $22.5 million over five years to further encourage and support the planting of new forests. Mrs Goodhew made the announcement at Knapdale ... More >>

Coromandel MP: Good News For The Region’s Rest Homes

Friday, 29 August 2014, 11:11 am | New Zealand National Party

Coromandel MP Scott Simpson says there’s good news for the region’s rest homes as the Government announces a $10 million annual boost for aged residential care and dementia services. More >>

Ethnic communities thriving under National

Friday, 29 August 2014, 9:49 am | New Zealand National Party

Ethnic communities are thriving under National’s leadership and Ethnic Affairs Spokeswoman, Judith Collins, says the Party’s election policy will build on National’s fantastic track-record. More >>

New patient IT system for South Island hospitals

Friday, 29 August 2014, 9:46 am | New Zealand National Party

Health Minister Tony Ryall has given the go-ahead for the introduction of a single patient information system to all hospitals in the South Island. More >>

Pacific health partnership celebrated

Friday, 29 August 2014, 9:31 am | New Zealand National Party

Minister of Pacific Island Affairs Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga hosted a function this evening in Parliament’s Grand Hall to celebrate the partnership between the Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) and Pasifika Futures. More >>

Tune in to tonight’s debate from 7pm

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 4:44 pm | New Zealand National Party

The countdown is on! You can watch the first leader’s debate for 2014 tonight, 7pm, on TV One . More >>

Reducing pain, increasing prevention

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 12:56 pm | New Zealand National Party

A re-elected National government will invest $50 million extra of new money over the next three years in a plan to help New Zealanders live free from bone, muscle and joint pain and provide thousands more people with elective surgery. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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