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NZ Young Nats call on Youth Wings to oppose Waka Jumping

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 12:28 pm | New Zealand Young Nationals

The Young Nats today have called on all political youth wings to collectively oppose the anti-democratic ‘Electoral (Integrity) Act Amendment Bill 2018’, more aptly known as the ‘Waka Jumping’ legislation. More >>

Young Nats support calls for compulsory financial literacy

Tuesday, 23 February 2016, 5:30 pm | New Zealand Young Nationals

The New Zealand Young Nats support renewed calls for compulsory financial literacy in New Zealand schools. More >>

NZ Young Nats Welcome Support for Med Students

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 2:12 pm | New Zealand Young Nationals

The Young Nats welcome the announcement by Hon Steven Joyce that the Government will extend the seven year cap on student loan borrowing to eight years for postgraduate medical students. More >>

Young Nats Call on Government to Review Refugee Quota

Friday, 4 September 2015, 5:44 pm | New Zealand Young Nationals

The Young Nats have today called on the Government to bring forward the review of New Zealand's annual refugee quota, and act to increase the number of refugees resettled here. More >>

Sean Topham to step down as Young Nats President

Friday, 24 July 2015, 12:21 pm | New Zealand Young Nationals

Sean Topham will step down as the Young Nats President at the Young Nats’ annual conference in Auckland on Sunday. More >>

Young Nats call for Govt to back Med Students

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 2:56 pm | New Zealand Young Nationals

The Young Nats support the New Zealand Medical Students Association’s campaign to exempt medical students from the seven year equivalent full time study cap on borrowing for course costs, and want the cap extended to nine years for this group ... More >>

Young Nats first in NZ with Smartphone App

Monday, 11 November 2013, 12:43 pm | New Zealand Young Nationals

The Young Nats are the first youth wing in New Zealand to launch a smartphone App for iPhone and Android. More >>

Young Nats launch campaign to fix StudyLink

Monday, 29 April 2013, 12:02 pm | New Zealand Young Nationals

The Young Nats have launched a campaign seeking feedback from students on problems they have had with StudyLink. More >>

Marriage Is Now Equal In Our Time

Thursday, 18 April 2013, 8:27 am | New Zealand Young Nationals

“Because Parliament voted with the values of freedom and choice in mind, marriage is now equal in our time” says Young Nats President Sean Topham. More >>

Plain packaging attacks freedom and responsibility

Wednesday, 20 February 2013, 7:39 pm | New Zealand Young Nationals

The Young Nats oppose the Government’s assault on freedom and responsibility as it moves to introduce plain packaging. More >>

Grow A Pair, Winston

Wednesday, 13 February 2013, 8:48 am | New Zealand Young Nationals

Grow A Pair, Winston. The Young Nats are calling on Winston Peters to grow a pair and sack Richard Prosser for his racist attack on the Islamic community and refusing to apologise for doing so. “Richard Prosser has attacked a sector of the community; ... More >>

Young Nats score victory on alcohol purchase age

Friday, 31 August 2012, 11:54 am | New Zealand Young Nationals

The New Zealand Young Nats are thrilled at Parliament’s decision to keep the alcohol purchase age at 18 years. More >>

Young Nats delighted over marriage equality

Thursday, 30 August 2012, 8:24 am | New Zealand Young Nationals

The Young Nats are pleased that the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill has passed its first reading with 78 votes in support from Members of Parliament. More >>

Young Nats to lobby for marriage equality

Thursday, 26 July 2012, 2:26 pm | New Zealand Young Nationals

Young Nats to lobby for marriage equality The Young Nats support marriage equality and will be lobbying National Members of Parliament to do the same. More >>

Sean Topham elected Young Nats President

Sunday, 22 July 2012, 9:34 am | New Zealand Young Nationals

Sean Topham has been elected as Young Nationals President at the New Zealand Young Nationals Conference in Auckland this weekend. More >>

Young Kiwis get boost with New Mental Health Package

Wednesday, 4 April 2012, 1:11 pm | New Zealand Young Nationals

The New Zealand Young Nationals have welcomed the $62 million package to support young Kiwis affected by mental illness, announced today by Prime Minister John Key. More >>

Young Nats endorse David Cunliffe for the Labour leadership

Friday, 2 December 2011, 5:40 pm | New Zealand Young Nationals

"David Cunliffe is a member of the Young Nats, and we're endorsing him to be the next Labour leader" says Northern Young Nationals Chairman, Sean Topham. More >>

The Government gives freedom of choice back to students

Wednesday, 28 September 2011, 10:54 pm | New Zealand Young Nationals

Young Nats welcome the passing of the Education (Freedom of Association) Amendment Bill by Parliament today. “Today the Government has given freedom of choice back to students,” says Daniel Fielding, Young Nats President. “Students will no longer ... More >>

Young Nats call on student union leaders to be honest

Tuesday, 27 September 2011, 12:03 pm | New Zealand Young Nationals

The Young Nats are calling on all student union leaders to be honest when talking to students - and the media - about Voluntary Student Union Membership. More >>

Councillor’s attacks on young people Not Cool!

Friday, 23 September 2011, 11:07 am | New Zealand Young Nationals

The New Zealand Young Nationals are calling on Auckland Councillor, Michael Goudie to quit his ongoing personal attacks on young people who speak out about wasteful spending by a youth panel he is responsible for. More >>

 

 

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