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Dunne Speaks: 12/11/2015

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 8:46 am | United Future NZ Party

Somewhere along the way this week the plot got well and truly lost. Uproar in Parliament, walk-outs, protests and people shouting at and over each other may be all good theatre, a modern form of gladiators in the arena if you like, but after it is over, the fact ... More >>

No Need for Greens Renewable Energy Bill

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 5:31 pm | United Future NZ Party

United Future did not support Green MP, Gareth Hughes’ energy Bill because it is unnecessary said UnitedFuture Leader Peter Dunne. More >>

Dunne Speaks

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 9:11 am | United Future NZ Party

24 September 2015 Four months ago I began a public consultation process on the future of New Zealand’s Fire Service. The reason was simple – the basic structure of the Fire Service has not changed since the late 1940s, despite its nationalisation ... More >>

Dunne Speaks: Are the Politics of Moderation Dead?

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 10:12 am | United Future NZ Party

Guardian political writer David Torrance says the election of Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the British Labour Party and the earlier rise of Nigel Farage and UKIP mark the death of moderation in politics and the rise of a new breed of anti-politician, governed ... More >>

Dunne Speaks: What to do about Child Abuse

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 3:26 pm | United Future NZ Party

Every day the government collects information about some aspect or other of our lives. Whenever we interact with a government agency, some sort of record is generated about us. A visit to the doctor, the pharmacist, the local school, the Police, paying a ... More >>

Dunne: a Positive First Step on Refugees

Monday, 7 September 2015, 3:52 pm | United Future NZ Party

United Future leader Peter Dunne says today’s announcement that New Zealand will accept an additional 750 refugees over the next two and a half years is a positive first step. More >>

Dunne: Government Has Got Refugee Stance Wrong

Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 9:25 am | United Future NZ Party

UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne says the Government has ”got it wrong” on the refugee issue. More >>

Peter Dunne: reopening of Wellington Central Fire Station

Sunday, 30 August 2015, 7:27 pm | United Future NZ Party

150th Anniversary and Reopening of Wellington Central Fire Station – 2 Oriental Parade, Te Aro, Wellington More >>

Dunne Speaks - So is NZTA above the law?

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 11:21 am | United Future NZ Party

The news that NZTA staff had racked up 8,500 speeding infringements over a nine month period was bad enough, but the subsequent comment from the chief executive that probably no more than 50 staff were involved turned bad enough into sheer farce. On the basis ... More >>

Prison Violence Should Be Eliminated Wherever It Occurs

Friday, 24 July 2015, 11:54 am | United Future NZ Party

“The current allegations about what has been happening at the SERCO run Mt Eden prison are appalling, and SERCO needs to be held to account. More >>

Dunne Speaks on Auckland Property Sales

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 8:44 am | United Future NZ Party

Labour’s crass playing of the race card over property sales in Auckland will have shocked many decent, middle of the road voters. Sadly, it will have also emboldened many of our closet racists to believe their latent prejudice has been given new credibility. ... More >>

Peter Dunne: Implementing Medicines New Zealand 2015 to 2020

Sunday, 28 June 2015, 5:26 pm | United Future NZ Party

Good evening and welcome to the launch of Implementing Medicines New Zealand, the new medicines action plan. More >>

Local Government Rates Debate Misses the Mark

Friday, 12 June 2015, 1:42 pm | United Future NZ Party

The current system for funding local government is neither fair nor sustainable UnitedFuture Auckland Issues spokesperson Damian Light said at a recent Auckland public meeting on rates. More >>

Dunne Speaks on the 2015 Budget

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 6:07 pm | United Future NZ Party

The 2015 Budget has been presented, and while Parliament settles down for the next day or so to debate some of the consequential legislation, the public will begin to pick over the entrails to determine their assessment of it. Essentially, it will ... More >>

Peter Dunne Address at 2015 Identity Conference

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 10:26 am | United Future NZ Party

I would like to acknowledge the excellent speeches yesterday given by Honourable Bill English, and Rebecca Kitteridge, as well as guests joining us today: Liz Macpherson, John Edwards, conference guests, and attending media. More >>

Dunne Welcomes Security Agencies Review

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 10:31 am | United Future NZ Party

UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne has welcomed the announcement of the details of the first independent review of security agencies to be conducted by Sir Michael Cullen and Dame Patsy Reddy. More >>

Promises to Recreational Fishers Have Gone Nowhere

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 4:12 pm | United Future NZ Party

UnitedFuture leader Hon Peter Dunne says the government’s promised recreational fishing reserves have gone nowhere since the election. “One week before last year’s election National announced they would release a discussion paper in November that ... More >>

More Parliamentary Service Feather-Bedding?

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 9:18 am | United Future NZ Party

UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne is querying five new staff positions recently advertised by the Parliamentary Service. More >>

Dunne Speaks: Better Public Services

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 2:07 pm | United Future NZ Party

A quiet revolution is underway in the provision of public services. Under the guise of its “Better Public Services” programme the Government is stealthily but deliberately changing the way in which public services are delivered, and also, and perhaps more ... More >>

Dunne Speaks: Regional Development

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 10:17 am | United Future NZ Party

As a country we have never really got the hang of regional development. Labour-led governments have generally been in favour of it, without quite understanding what “it” is, using it instead as an opportunity to pork-barrel popular local projects. ... More >>



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