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Time to settle Foreshore & Seabed issue: Copeland

Thursday, 16 July 2009, 1:14 pm | Gordon Copeland

Former MP Gordon Copeland, believes that it is time to seek an enduring settlement on the foreshore & seabed issue. More >>

Time to rebuild a Marriage Culture in NZ

Monday, 20 October 2008, 1:01 pm | Gordon Copeland

Gordon Copeland MP, co-founder of the Kiwi Party, says that the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research paper released today is a ringing endorsement of his Party's commitment to the rebuilding of a marriage culture in New Zealand. More >>

Whatever happened to conscience votes?

Monday, 13 October 2008, 9:51 am | Gordon Copeland

Kiwi Party co-founder and MP Gordon Copeland today released an open letter which he has forwarded to Prime Minister Helen Clark on the question of conscience votes. More >>

Part sale of SOEs would help NZ economy

Friday, 10 October 2008, 11:36 am | Gordon Copeland

Kiwi Party finance spokesperson, Gordon Copeland MP, today renewed his call for a 20% sale of State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) in the light of National’s admission that current economic conditions have forced them to scale back on their intended ... More >>

Labour Government fails NZ families

Wednesday, 1 October 2008, 3:18 pm | Gordon Copeland

Kiwi Party co-founder Gordon Copeland MP today published his report card on New Zealand's social statistics under Labour and marked it FAILED! More >>

Banks acting badly on mortgage diversion?

Friday, 19 September 2008, 11:43 am | Gordon Copeland

Independent MP Gordon Copeland, the author of the mortgage diversion component of KiwiSaver, today expressed his disappointment at the delay which has occurred in its implementation. More >>

Copeland: Winston Peters PR Part 2

Friday, 29 August 2008, 4:11 pm | Gordon Copeland

I have just been advised by the Clerk of the Privileges Committee that my letter was not forwarded by the Speaker of the House to the Committee! The same is true for Rodney Hide's letter to the Speaker which, as far as I know, followed mine but ... More >>

Copeland: Privileges Committee and Winston Peters

Friday, 29 August 2008, 2:25 pm | Gordon Copeland

I attach hereto the letter which I forwarded to the Speaker of the House dated 21 July 2008 which raised the above matter as a potential breach of privilege. In light of recent events, I think it is important that this letter be publicly released; ... More >>

NZ Courts fail kiwis in favour of boobs on bikes

Wednesday, 20 August 2008, 2:46 pm | Gordon Copeland

Independent MP and Kiwi Party candidate Gordon Copeland today expressed his dismay at the decision by the Auckland District Court to allow the "Boobs on bikes" parade to proceed. More >>

Copeland: Privileges Committee and Winston Peters

Wednesday, 20 August 2008, 2:39 pm | Gordon Copeland

I attach hereto a copy of the letter that I have sent today to Simon Power, Chairperson of the Privileges Committee. This will be self explanatory More >>

Making housing affordable again

Friday, 15 August 2008, 4:27 pm | Gordon Copeland

The Deputy Chair of the Commerce Committee, Independent MP Gordon Copeland, today welcomed the release of the Committee's Report on Housing Affordability in New Zealand. More >>

Christchurch Council have it wrong on brothels

Monday, 11 August 2008, 11:17 am | Gordon Copeland

Independent MP and Kiwi Party candidate, Gordon Copeland, today strongly criticised the plans of the Christchurch City Council to drop brothel bylaws. “Comments by the Council staff on this issue are misinformed,” said Mr Copeland. More >>

Kiwi Party to sell part of SOEs to NZ shareholders

Monday, 11 August 2008, 9:42 am | Gordon Copeland

Speaking at the Party’s inaugural National Conference, Independent MP Gordon Copeland, today announced that The Kiwi Party will sell 20% of the State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) to “mum and dad investors”, provided they are resident in New Zealand. More >>

Copeland: Kiwi Party National Conference

Monday, 11 August 2008, 9:41 am | Gordon Copeland

I want to begin today by warmly welcoming you to the inaugural national conference of The Kiwi Party. People frequently ask me, what is distinctive about The Kiwi Party and why are you involved. More >>

Gas to gasoline?

Thursday, 7 August 2008, 1:07 pm | Gordon Copeland

Independent MP and ex-oilman Gordon Copeland MP today said that the gas reserve upgrades for the Pohokura field might support a return to the use of “gas to gasoline” technology as a way of bringing down the price of petrol in New Zealand. More >>

Doubts continue about milk prices in NZ

Wednesday, 6 August 2008, 2:03 pm | Gordon Copeland

Independent MP Gordon Copeland yesterday used his speaking slot in the House to take the Government to task for its failure to fully investigate the huge increase in the price of milk. More >>

Spin on profitability of SOEs out of control

Wednesday, 6 August 2008, 11:09 am | Gordon Copeland

Independent MP Gordon Copeland has expressed his amazement that, when asked a question in Parliament yesterday about the performance of state owned enterprises (SOEs), Minister Trevor Mallard stated that their total revenue for the 2007 financial year ... More >>

Minister’s claims on 1080 misleading - Copeland

Thursday, 31 July 2008, 3:32 pm | Gordon Copeland

Independent MP Gordon Copeland today stated that Minister of Conservation Steve Chadwick’s comments around the safety of 1080 when dropped from the air are misleading. More >>

DOC review of 1080 poison way overdue

Wednesday, 30 July 2008, 11:23 am | Gordon Copeland

Independent MP Gordon Copeland today renewed his call for an immediate ban on the continued aerial application of 1080 poison. More >>

Does 1080 pose a risk to unborn children

Monday, 30 June 2008, 3:21 pm | Gordon Copeland

Independent MP and Kiwi Party member Gordon Copeland remains deeply concerned at the possible risks to human health arising from the continued aerial application of 1080 poison. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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