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National to reduce benefit numbers by 25 per cent

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 9:08 am | New Zealand National Party

A re-elected National Government will reduce the number of people on welfare by 25 per cent, with a series of new initiatives to support beneficiaries into work. “We’re making a difference with stronger expectations and greater support. The plan we’ve ... More >>

National on Alleged Unauthorised Use of Music

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 3:21 pm | New Zealand National Party

The National Party completely rejects the allegation that the library music used in its early campaign advertisements is a copyright infringement of any artist’s work. The National Party purchased the music in question from recognised production ... More >>

National backing women to succeed

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 1:43 pm | New Zealand National Party

Under the National-led Government real improvements have been made for New Zealand women, and we are keen to continue building on those achievements says Women’s Affairs Spokesperson, Jo Goodhew. More >>

$40 million to boost engineering

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 11:53 am | New Zealand National Party

$40 million to boost engineering A re-elected National-led government will allocate an additional $40 million to further boost engineering places and double the number of engineering graduates to at least match OECD averages, National Party Tertiary ... More >>

Our next 10 priorities to grow NZ business

Monday, 15 September 2014, 3:45 pm | New Zealand National Party

Our plan will continue to lift New Zealand’s long-term growth rate and create more opportunities for New Zealanders and their families. It will help to give Kiwi firms the confidence to invest in New Zealand, create jobs, and lift incomes. More >>

More conspiracy theories from Internet-Mana

Monday, 15 September 2014, 1:59 pm | New Zealand National Party

The Internet–Mana Party’s bizarre allegations about the future of the Māori Land Court and the Waitangi Tribunal are a conspiracy theory based on wilful misunderstanding of basic constitutional conventions, National Party Māori Affairs spokesman Christopher ... More >>

Next 10 things for Business Growth Agenda

Monday, 15 September 2014, 10:16 am | New Zealand National Party

The National Party has today laid out the 10 highest priorities for its Business Growth Agenda over the next three years as it works to lift New Zealand's long-term growth rate and create more opportunities for New Zealanders and their families. More >>

Australian jobs fairs to recruit skilled Kiwis for NZ

Monday, 15 September 2014, 10:15 am | New Zealand National Party

A re-elected National Government will set up job fairs for New Zealand employers in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, to recruit skilled Kiwis to contribute to New Zealand’s economic growth. More >>

$20m a year more for business R&D

Monday, 15 September 2014, 10:13 am | New Zealand National Party

A re-elected National Government will invest $20 million a year more in business R&D co-funding through Callaghan Innovation to further lift funding towards the new Business Growth Agenda target of 1 per cent of GDP by 2018, National Party Science ... More >>

National reducing tax compliance costs for SMEs

Monday, 15 September 2014, 10:11 am | New Zealand National Party

National is committed to making it easier and quicker for New Zealanders to meet their tax obligations by investing in a more modern, efficient and flexible tax system that will simplify the way businesses pay tax. “Currently, small business owners ... More >>

Safer, quicker, better transport with National

Monday, 15 September 2014, 10:10 am | New Zealand National Party

A re-elected National Government would continue underpinning a strong economy through delivery of well-rounded and high quality transport infrastructure, National Transport Spokesman Gerry Brownlee announced today. More >>

Workplaces policy about flexibility and fairness

Monday, 15 September 2014, 10:07 am | New Zealand National Party

National’s Workplaces policy reflects National’s continuing and strong commitment to flexibility and choice in the labour market, as well as an increased focus on health and safety, says National Party Labour Spokesman Simon Bridges. “We believe ... More >>

Responsibly realising NZ’s energy potential

Monday, 15 September 2014, 10:05 am | New Zealand National Party

National will continue to support the responsible development of our energy potential to create high-paying jobs, raise living standards, and build a more productive economy for all New Zealanders, Energy and Resources Spokesman Simon Bridges said today. ... More >>

Improving the framework for businesses growth

Monday, 15 September 2014, 10:04 am | New Zealand National Party

A re-elected National Government will continue to improve New Zealand’s regulatory environment to ensure businesses can thrive and vulnerable consumers are better protected, Commerce and Consumer Affairs spokesman Craig Foss says. More >>

National’s commitment to children and families

Sunday, 14 September 2014, 4:27 pm | New Zealand National Party

A re-elected National Government will continue to support and assist Kiwi families with targeted health, education, justice and social development initiatives in our comprehensive Children and Families plan. More >>

The Left hits “peak spending”

Sunday, 14 September 2014, 4:19 pm | New Zealand National Party

The Labour Party have decided to go for broke and heap more spending commitments on the Left's spending pile in a vain bid to turn around their flagging polling numbers five days out from the election, National Party Associate Finance spokesman Steven ... More >>

Partnerships, Pests And Oceans Focus of National's Policy

Saturday, 13 September 2014, 8:05 pm | New Zealand National Party

National's Bluegreen approach of supporting economic growth and improving New Zealand's natural environment is core to our future, Conservation Spokesman Dr Nick Smith says. More >>

National targets more skills training for Maori

Friday, 12 September 2014, 2:00 pm | New Zealand National Party

A re-elected National Government will expand the Maori and Pasifika Trades Training Initiative by a further 2000 places and include agricultural training alongside trades training to help address skill shortages in the primary sector, National Party Economic ... More >>

Ten key initiatives to boost Northland economy

Friday, 12 September 2014, 1:57 pm | New Zealand National Party

A re-elected National Government will promote ten key initiatives to unlock the Northland economy and lift it further up the regional growth ranks, National Party Economic Development Spokesman Steven Joyce says. More >>

Treaty and Māori Affairs policies released

Friday, 12 September 2014, 1:54 pm | New Zealand National Party

The National Party today released its Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations and Māori Affairs policies, signalling it will continue making real progress for Māori by settling Treaty claims, empowering Māori land owners and lifting educational achievement. ... More >>

 

 

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