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Prime Minister is leaving behind a mess

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 3:02 pm | New Zealand National Party

When Jacinda Ardern leaves tomorrow to go to the Rugby World Cup and the United Nations she will be leaving behind a mess at home, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges says. More >>

Where is the growth plan Mr Robertson?

Monday, 16 September 2019, 12:51 pm | New Zealand National Party

Economic growth has sharply declined under this Government and despite nearly two years in office the Minister of Finance still has no plan for growth, National’s Finance spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. More >>

Farmers freshwater submission extension inadequate

Monday, 16 September 2019, 9:12 am | New Zealand National Party

The Environment Minister’s two week extension for submissions to his freshwater plan is lame and will do nothing to assist farmers struggling to meet the deadline, Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says. More >>

Time for a proper process

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 10:00 am | New Zealand National Party

The Labour Party still has a raft of questions that need answering about the cover up of an alleged sexual assault by a staff member who was employed in Jacinda Ardern’s office, National’s Deputy Leader Paula Bennett says. “It’s been five weeks ... More >>

Fewer sheep and more trees outcome of freshwater proposals

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 3:23 pm | New Zealand National Party

Research published by Local Government New Zealand shows the enormous impact on land use the Government’s freshwater proposals will really have, National’s Agriculture spokesperson Todd Muller says. More >>

Ratepayers set for a shock as result of freshwater proposals

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 8:57 am | New Zealand National Party

The Coalition Government’s freshwater proposals are set to inflict huge costs on to ratepayers and councils, and the Government doesn’t seem to care, National’s Local Government spokesperson Jacqui Dean says. More >>

More data breaches at Culture and Heritage Ministry

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 4:49 pm | New Zealand National Party

The Arts, Culture and Heritage Ministry suffered two data breaches days before the Tuia 250 website debacle, National’s Data and Cybersecurity spokesperson Dr Shane Reti says. More >>

More measles cases in Northland - DHB must act

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 10:33 am | New Zealand National Party

The Ministry of Health must put more resources into the measles outbreak in Northland after a further five cases were confirmed on Tuesday, National’s Associate spokesperson for Health Dr Shane Reti says. More >>

Eastern Bays Shared Path delay a shocker

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 4:40 pm | New Zealand National Party

MP for Hutt South Chris Bishop says he is gutted by today’s announcement that funding has been re-prioritised for the Eastern Bays Shared Path and that NZTA is unable to commit to the full project due to funding constraints. “This is very disappointing ... More >>

Time for a frank discussion about capital markets

Monday, 9 September 2019, 3:19 pm | New Zealand National Party

National looks forward to having a serious discussion with New Zealanders about the key recommendations in the Capital Markets Taskforce 2029 final report, National’s Finance spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. More >>

Labour must stand down staffer accused of assault

Monday, 9 September 2019, 2:19 pm | New Zealand National Party

Labour leader Jacinda Ardern must finally do the right thing and stand down the staff member in her office who is accused of serious sexual assault while the matter is reviewed, Deputy Leader of the Opposition Paula Bennett says. More >>

Freshwater consultation process a farce

Monday, 9 September 2019, 10:19 am | New Zealand National Party

The Government’s cynical consultation process for their Freshwater proposals is lacking in proper process and downright disrespectful, National’s Agriculture spokesperson Todd Muller says. More >>

Public needs clarity around vaping

Monday, 9 September 2019, 9:14 am | New Zealand National Party

Amid growing public concern over vaping, the Government needs to deliver legislation that clarifies their position, National List MP Nicky Wagner says. “There has been increased public concern and debate about vaping in recent weeks, yet the Government ... More >>

Time for the Government to start actually delivering

Sunday, 8 September 2019, 11:31 am | New Zealand National Party

The past week of political announcements showed the Labour-led Government is still out of ideas and isn’t up to the job it was elected to do, Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Paula Bennett says. More >>

Firearms buyback risks failure

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 11:53 am | New Zealand National Party

The low rate of firearms handed in so far shows that the Government’s buyback scheme is failing to secure buy-in from the firearms community, National’s Police spokesperson Brett Hudson says. More >>

The infrastructure solution staring Government in the face

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 10:29 am | New Zealand National Party

Labour’s broken promise on Auckland’s light rail has provided a silver lining in the form of $774 million in unspent transport funds that could be used to solve our infrastructure crisis, National’s transport spokesperson Chris Bishop says. ... More >>

Serious allegations requires independent investigation

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 7:46 pm | New Zealand National Party

News that a principal was awarded contracts with the Ministry of Education worth hundreds of thousands of dollars while under investigation for sleeping naked with students needs an independent investigation, National’s Education spokesperson ... More >>

Government not moving fast enough on measles

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 4:34 pm | New Zealand National Party

With the number of confirmed measles cases surpassing 1,000, the Government needs to act faster to ensure the lives of more New Zealanders are not put at risk, National’s Associate Health spokesperson Dr Shane Reti says. “Time is of the essence here. ... More >>

Freshwater proposals to hammer farmers

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 1:08 pm | New Zealand National Party

Today’s freshwater announcement is a gut punch to rural New Zealand from a Government that continues to heap pressure onto our most productive sector, National’s Agriculture spokesperson Todd Muller says. More >>

Freshwater discussion document short-sighted and flawed

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 11:42 am | New Zealand National Party

The proposals in the Government’s Freshwater Discussion Document released today are short-sighted and will severely limit our most profitable sector, National’s Environment spokesperson Scott Simpson says. More >>

 

 

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