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Statement By Hon Peter Dunne MP

Friday, 7 June 2013, 4:08 pm | United New Zealand

“I am extremely concerned and upset by the Henry Report’s findings regarding the unauthorised release of the Kitteridge Report in so far as they relate to me. More >>

Dunne unveils key Child Support review submission themes

Sunday, 20 February 2011, 4:03 pm | United New Zealand

Revenue Minister Peter Dunne expects to release a summary of the main themes of public submissions on the Child Support review next month, he announced today. The consultation period on the Supporting Children discussion document ran through September ... More >>

UF will push health, transport and outdoors

Monday, 15 November 2010, 9:35 am | United New Zealand

Short term thinking and priorities that chase funding rather than funding that follows well-planned priorities are selling New Zealand short, UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne said today. “We see it in health; we see it in transport, we see it in so ... More >>

Public access under threat – Dunne

Thursday, 26 August 2010, 11:10 am | United New Zealand

United Future leader Peter Dunne has warned that the public’s access to public resources such as fishing rivers and game areas are increasingly coming under threat, and without proper intervention will be lost forever. More >>

National’s tax policy U-turn

Wednesday, 17 March 2004, 12:58 am | United New Zealand

For a party that‘s been accusing the government of making U-turns, National has just done a pretty convincing about face on tax policy, according to United Future’s revenue spokesman, Gordon Copeland. More >>

UN: release detained journalists in Afghanistan

Monday, 23 June 2003, 12:11 am | United New Zealand

Lakhdar Brahimi, the senior United Nations official in Afghanistan, today called for the immediate release of two journalists arrested there last week. More >>

Security Council meets Monday on DR of Congo

Monday, 23 June 2003, 12:09 am | United New Zealand

The Security Council plans to meet Monday on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a United Nations spokesman announced today. More >>

IAEA sends North Korea Crisis to Security Council

Thursday, 13 February 2003, 8:37 pm | United New Zealand

IAEA sends North Korea Crisis to Security Council irs The governing board of the UN nuclear agency (IAEA) passed a resolution Wednesday declaring North Korea in breach of UN safeguards and sent the issue to the UN Security Council. More >>

Security Council open meeting on Iraq Friday EST

Thursday, 13 February 2003, 8:35 pm | United New Zealand

12 February – The United Nations Security Council decided today that an upcoming briefing on Iraq by the UN's top weapons inspectors will be open to non-Council members. More >>

Major International Award For NZ Foreign Minister

Friday, 9 February 2001, 3:08 pm | United New Zealand

The Directors of the International Directory Intrigued Over Tautological Statements, based in Geneva, are pleased to announce that the winner of their 2001 Award is the Honourable Phil Goff, Minister of Foreign Affairs for New Zealand. More >>

Immigration Changes Good But Don't Go Far Enough

Friday, 9 February 2001, 3:07 pm | United New Zealand

The announcement today that the Government will increase skilled migrant numbers is a welcome step in the right direction but misses the opportunity to go further, says Hon Peter Dunne, leader United Future and MP for Ohariu-Belmont. More >>

Credibility Threatened By Weird Recommendations

Tuesday, 30 January 2001, 5:12 pm | United New Zealand

United Future leader, Hon Peter Dunne says that although the Getting Set report contains a good analysis of the problems confronting the development and promotion of sport in New Zealand, its overall credibility is threatened by some of its "weird" ... More >>

Independent Inquiry Into Wellington Policing Needs

Monday, 29 January 2001, 2:10 am | United New Zealand

Ohariu Belmont MP and United Future leader, Hon Peter Dunne, wants an independent inquiry into Wellington policing needs, in the light of reports that a further 50 positions in the region are to go because of funding problems. More >>

Squabbling Detracts From Singapore Agreement

Tuesday, 7 November 2000, 11:45 am | United New Zealand

United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne, says petty squabbling over the inclusion of a Treaty of Waitangi clause is distracting from the real importance of the Singapore free trade deal to New Zealand. More >>

Fiji Reinforces Need For Humanitarian Response

Friday, 3 November 2000, 1:01 pm | United New Zealand

The latest explosion of unrest in Fiji reinforces the need for New Zealand to do more at a humanitarian level to assist the Indo-Fijian population, says United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne. More >>

Immigration ACT's Latest Bandwagon Says Dunne

Tuesday, 31 October 2000, 5:16 pm | United New Zealand

ACT's belated interest in immigration shows they are the new populist party of New Zealand politics, says United New Zealand leader the Hon Peter Dunne. More >>

Dunne Attacks Plan To Scrap Race Relations Office

Tuesday, 31 October 2000, 10:45 am | United New Zealand

United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne, has strongly attacked suggestions that the Race Relations Conciliator's office should be scrapped and its functions absorbed within the Human Rights Commission. More >>

Dunne Applauds Dyson's Honourable Decision

Tuesday, 31 October 2000, 12:55 am | United New Zealand

United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne, has applauded Ruth Dyson's decision to resign as a Minister after failing a drink-drive breath test. More >>

Public Health System Still Feeling The Pressure

Thursday, 26 October 2000, 2:25 pm | United New Zealand

Funding problems and the difficulty of rural and provincial areas recruiting and retaining qualified medical staff is reaching serious proportions. Reports that Hawera Hospital in Taranaki faces serious downgrading of services and Kidz First Children's ... More >>

Time For Police Minister To Deliver, Says Dunne

Thursday, 26 October 2000, 12:50 am | United New Zealand

The blowout in police funding in Dunedin, Wellington and North Shore-Waitakere is the surest sign yet that their ability to maintain day-to-day police services is under threat, says Hon Peter Dunne, leader, United New Zealand. More >>

 

 

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