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UnitedFuture Secures Clarity For Contractors

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 5:19 pm | United Future NZ Party

UnitedFuture leader, Peter Dunne, said today he could no longer support The Minimum Wage (Contractor Remuneration) Amendment Bill because of ongoing concerns with the Bill as drafted as well as receiving undertakings from the Minister of Workplace ... More >>

Dunne Speaks: The New Industrial Militants & Bullies

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 9:35 am | United Future NZ Party

For most New Zealander’s under about forty, the stories of industrial disruption in the 1970s and early 1980s seem like fantasy. The thought that a small group of members of the Boilermakers’ Union was able to hold up the construction of Wellington’s ... More >>

“Curate’s Egg” Security Legislation Far From Ideal

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 1:47 pm | United Future NZ Party

UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne says the Government’s new security legislation is the proverbial Curate’s Egg, good in parts, but a missed opportunity overall More >>

Window to the past for Vanuatu PM

Monday, 15 August 2016, 1:42 pm | United Future NZ Party

Visiting Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai discovered a unique piece of his country’s history at the University of Auckland last week. More >>

Dunne Unhappy Kenepuru Overnight Emergency Service May Close

Monday, 15 August 2016, 1:41 pm | United Future NZ Party

Ohariu MP Peter Dunne says he is “extremely unhappy” at reports Kenepuru Hospital’s overnight emergency service may be closed. More >>

Unitedfuture Supports Children’s Covenant

Friday, 5 August 2016, 11:21 am | United Future NZ Party

Unitedfuture Supports Children’s Covenant United Future leader Peter Dunne has given his support to the Children’s Covenant launched today by Aotearoa New Zealand MMXVII. The Covenant recognises that children should be at the centre of all-policy ... More >>

Housing Approach Still Piecemeal

Monday, 11 July 2016, 11:14 am | United Future NZ Party

UnitedFuture leader, Peter Dunne, is renewing his call for a national housing summit to develop real solutions to the country's housing problems. "Over the past week we have seen an abundance of essentially scattergun policies proposed indeed, ... More >>

Police Admit They Don't Know If Speeding Policy Saves Lives

Friday, 1 July 2016, 10:33 am | United Future NZ Party

United Future leader Peter Dunne says the Police have confirmed they have no information about whether speed cameras and speeding infringement notices save lives. More >>

UnitedFuture Supported Government Gives More Back

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 5:23 pm | United Future NZ Party

UnitedFuture is giving more back to New Zealanders as Budget measures begin to take effect. More >>

Dunne – Keep Kiwibank Bill Unnecessary

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 8:59 am | United Future NZ Party

UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne said today the ‘Keep Kiwibank Bill’, a private Members’ Bill sponsored by Labour’s David Parker, is unnecessary and consequently UnitedFuture has voted against it at its Second Reading. “As part of the 2011 Confidence ... More >>

Dunne Sees Irony in Paid Parental Leave Veto

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 1:53 pm | United Future NZ Party

"Just yesterday the Government called for children to be placed at the heart of policy-making in their CYFS reforms, but today we see a Government vetoing policy that would have given children the best start in life," said Mr Dunne. United Future has supported ... More >>

UnitedFuture applauds child-centred policy

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 9:01 am | United Future NZ Party

UnitedFuture leader, Peter Dunne, has applauded the passing of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Advocacy, Workforce, and Age Settings Amendment Bill) through First Reading. More >>

UnitedFuture announces key policy themes

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 1:33 pm | United Future NZ Party

UnitedFuture announces key policy themes United Future leader, Peter Dunne, today announced three core policy areas United Future will be focusing on in the lead-up to the next election. "United Future has always advocated sensible policy reform," ... More >>

Dunne Disappointed by Miserly Refugee Quota Increase

Monday, 13 June 2016, 3:16 pm | United Future NZ Party

UnitedFuture leader, Peter Dunne, says today’s increase in the annual refugee quota is miserly. More >>

Time to Withdraw Resource Management Legislation

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 12:43 pm | United Future NZ Party

United Future leader Peter Dunne says the Government should withdraw its Resource Management Bill, currently before Parliament. More >>

More funding for intelligence services must come at a price

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:55 pm | United Future NZ Party

United Future leader Peter Dunne says the increased funding for intelligence services announced in Budget 2016 must come with a price. More >>

A boring budget that identifies the right targets

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:52 pm | United Future NZ Party

He says that despite the lack of excitement, the Budget deserves credit for its focus on health, vulnerable families, and more effective social investment, issues United Future has long been interested in. More >>

Dunne calls for 52 weeks of parental leave

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:53 am | United Future NZ Party

UnitedFuture leader, Peter Dunne, welcomes the passing of Sue Moroney’s Six Months Paid Parental Leave Member’s Bill through Second Reading today. More >>

Dunne Calls for National Housing Conference

Monday, 23 May 2016, 12:43 pm | United Future NZ Party

UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne is calling for a National Housing Conference to develop real solutions to the country's housing problems. More >>

Dunne Calls For The Primacy Of Privacy

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 9:57 am | United Future NZ Party

UnitedFuture Leader, Peter Dunne, is marking Privacy Week by calling for the Right to Privacy to be included in New Zealand’s Bill of Rights. More >>

 

 

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