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PM congratulates David Cameron after UK election

Sunday, 10 May 2015, 9:21 am | John Key

Prime Minister John Key today offered his congratulations to David Cameron on his re-election as British Prime Minister. More >>

John Key’s Speech at Dawn Service in ANZAC Cove in Gallipoli

Sunday, 26 April 2015, 11:00 am | John Key

On this beach, on this day, at this hour, exactly 100 years ago, the first Anzac troops came ashore. More >>

John Key Dawn Service Speech

Sunday, 26 April 2015, 10:55 am | John Key

On this beach, on this day, at this hour, exactly 100 years ago, the first Anzac troops came ashore. More >>

Protecting national security and responding to ISIL

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 2:46 pm | John Key

I wanted to talk to New Zealanders about how our risk and threat profile is changing, the challenges we face, and how the Government is responding to them. More >>

John Key: Our plan for the next three years

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 12:57 pm | John Key

This week New Zealand’s fifty-first Parliament convened for the first time. The National Caucus is a strong, united team and I was pleased to hear the first maiden speeches of our new MPs. I was also proud to take the opportunity to outline some ... More >>

Three reasons we’re heading in the right direction

Friday, 22 August 2014, 1:43 pm | John Key

This Sunday I’ll join National supporters to launch our 2014 election campaign in Manukau. More >>

Key Notes: Visiting South Korea and the Solomon Islands

Friday, 26 July 2013, 5:02 pm | John Key

Last night I arrived in South Korea.  I'm here with some of the veterans who fought in the Korean War.  Today marks the 60th anniversary of the armistice of the Korean War. More >>

Key Notes 12 July 2013: Delivering Better Public Services

Friday, 12 July 2013, 3:15 pm | John Key

As Prime Minster, I made a commitment to New Zealand families that the National-led Government would deliver better public services. This is one of my four main priorities for this term in office. More >>

Key Notes, 31 May 2013: Tackling poverty

Friday, 31 May 2013, 2:54 pm | John Key

For the past four-and-a-half years, the National-led Government has been addressing the issue of the hardship low-income families face. You would have seen in Budget 2013 a focus on initiatives that address complex issues surrounding vulnerable families. More >>

Building stability in Afghanistan

Thursday, 4 April 2013, 10:12 am | John Key

03 April 2013 Recently I announced the men and women of our Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) will be leaving the Bamyan province in Afghanistan. New Zealand troops have played an important role in shoring up the security of Bamyan, and the wider ... More >>

Key Notes: Responsibly managing the Government's finances

Friday, 22 March 2013, 3:50 pm | John Key

Getting the Government's books in order is one of our priorities for this term in office, and we're on track to get back to surplus by 2014/15. At the same time, we're working hard towards our goal of building a more competitive and productive economy. More >>

John Key: Government Share Offers

Wednesday, 6 March 2013, 2:23 pm | John Key

The National-led Government is on track with our Government Share Offer programme, which we campaigned on at the last election. This will give Kiwis a chance to invest in big New Zealand companies. The Government will raise money to build public assets ... More >>

Key Notes: Marking the second Christchurch anniversary

Friday, 22 February 2013, 2:07 pm | John Key

Today marks two years since the destructive Christchurch earthquake, which claimed the lives of 185 people. I've spent the day in Christchurch, and I joined with thousands of Cantabrians at the memorial service in Latimer Square. More >>

Key Notes: Helping Our Businesses Grow

Friday, 8 February 2013, 4:27 pm | John Key

08 February 2013 In this issue: Unemployment drops State of the Nation Waitangi Day Meeting PM Gillard Helping our businesses grow Key Notes: The Prime Minister's newsletter More >>

Key Notes: Encouraging investment in New Zealand

Friday, 25 January 2013, 3:36 pm | John Key

25 February 2013 In this issue: The economic agenda New apprenticeship programme Refreshing our team Visit to Antarctica From my diary More >>

Key Notes: Working on the Budget

Friday, 11 May 2012, 3:59 pm | John Key

Working on the Budget We're now less than two weeks away from delivering our fourth Budget to New Zealanders. This year's Budget, on 24 May, will outline what we're doing to deliver on our plan to build a brighter future for you and your family through ... More >>

Key Notes: Building a stronger economy

Saturday, 19 November 2011, 10:23 am | John Key

At the start of this week, I set out National's building blocks for a stronger economy. A stronger economy is important because it's the only way we can create more jobs and higher incomes for families. More >>

Key Notes: National's Brighter Future Plan

Saturday, 12 November 2011, 3:20 pm | John Key

It's been another busy week on the campaign trail. In this edition of Key Notes I update you on some of the next steps in National's plan to build a stronger economy and a brighter future for Kiwi families. More >>

Key Notes: The Rena

Friday, 21 October 2011, 4:05 pm | John Key

On Tuesday I went to Tauranga again to get a further update on the container ship Rena, which is stranded on the Astrolabe reef. I also met the local chamber of commerce. The salvage team is working to pump as much oil off the ship as possible so that ... More >>

Key Notes: Getting behind the World Cup

Friday, 23 September 2011, 3:52 pm | John Key

I've really enjoyed getting along to some of the Rugby World Cup games. The atmosphere has been fantastic. Kiwis have been embracing the tournament, showing the world just how much we love rugby, and welcoming visitors all over the country. More >>