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Kiwis to Have Their Say on End of Life Choice

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 8:50 pm | New Zealand First Party

Kiwis to Have Their Say on End of Life Choice New Zealand First backs the public to decide on the End of Life Choice Bill via a referendum at the 2020 General Election. The Bill, with New Zealand First’s referendum provision incorporated, passed its ... More >>

Addressing Miscarriages of Justice

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 8:20 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is proud that a key Coalition Agreement commitment which will provide for a more transparent and effective criminal justice system has been realised. More >>

Tax-Free Deployments For Kiwi Troops

Friday, 8 November 2019, 10:48 am | New Zealand First Party

A Member’s bill has been proposed that would provide income tax exemptions for all New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel while on operational deployment overseas. More >>

A balanced Zero Carbon Bill passed

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 4:59 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is proud to have brought common sense to the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill, which passed its final reading in Parliament today. Party Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters says months of hard work went into negotiating ... More >>

Paramedics' Status to be Recognised

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 9:25 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First has listened to calls to recognise paramedics as registered health professionals under the Health Practitioners’ Competence Assurance Act (the Act). More >>

M. Bovis Eradication Progress Welcomed

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 12:34 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is pleased to have received the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) report on the Coalition Government’s Mycoplasma bovis eradication efforts, which shows significant progress in the fight against the disease. New Zealand First Spokesperson ... More >>

NZ First Welcomes Primary Sector Support for Climate Plan

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 10:20 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters says the Government’s steps to reduce farm livestock emissions are necessary and timely More >>

Speech: Peters - NZ First Conference

Sunday, 20 October 2019, 2:28 pm | New Zealand First Party

Winston Peters Speech to the 26th Annual New Zealand First Annual General Meeting Sunday, 2.00pm 19 October 2019. More >>

Giving Farmers the Tools They Need to Reduce Methane

Friday, 18 October 2019, 2:39 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First supports the Coalition Government’s announcement that it will invest $100,000 in a Cawthron Institute project to turn native red seaweed (Asparagopsis armata) into a cattle feed supplement that could significantly reduce methane emissions. More >>

Win for Mental Health in the Waikato

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 2:23 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is today welcoming the announcement of a $100m mental health facility for Waikato to improve outcomes for those with mental health and addiction issues in the region. More >>

NZ First Delivers Major Supergold Card Upgrade for Seniors

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 11:07 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is proud to have delivered an upgrade of the SuperGold Card website and a new smartphone app, which will help unlock the full benefits of the SuperGold Card for 750,000 New Zealand seniors. More >>

Work visa changes putting New Zealanders first

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 4:12 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is today applauding the announcement of a new temporary work visa process. This new system will prioritise New Zealand workers while ensuring temporary foreign workers can be recruited to fill genuine regional and sector shortages. “New ... More >>

NZ First driving better mental health outcomes for kiwis

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 3:08 pm | New Zealand First Party

A key coalition commitment to re-establish the mental health commission, negotiated by New Zealand First, is on its way to being realised. Today, appointees to the board of the initial Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission were announced by the Coalition ... More >>

NZ First Celebrates Coalition Government Action on Cancer

Sunday, 1 September 2019, 12:07 pm | New Zealand First Party

Jenny Marcroft MP Spokesperson for Health 1 September 2019 New Zealand First Celebrates Coalition Government Action on Cancer New Zealand First is today welcoming the Coalition Government’s announcement of a Cancer Control Agency to administer the new 10-year ... More >>

Fleeing driver incidents at record levels

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 5:13 pm | New Zealand First Party

The newly released fleeing driver figures show that the problem is at crisis levels and urgent action must be taken, says New Zealand First Law and Order Spokesperson Darroch Ball. “Fleeing driver incident numbers have reached record levels, and ... More >>

Permanent change necessary for major sporting events

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 5:14 pm | New Zealand First Party

Our alcohol trading laws need permanent change to account for major sporting events like the Rugby World Cup, says New Zealand First Spokesperson for Sports and Recreation Clayton Mitchell. “New Zealand First whole heartedly supports The Sale and Supply ... More >>

NZ First supports first reading of Venture Capital Bill

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 10:10 am | New Zealand First Party

Deputy Leader for New Zealand First and Spokesperson for Finance and Revenue, Fletcher Tabuteau, was pleased to speak to the Venture Capital Fund Bill that passed its first reading in Parliament yesterday. “There has been a historical gap in investment ... More >>

New Zealand First condemns National's Super Age policy

Monday, 26 August 2019, 5:13 pm | New Zealand First Party

The National Party has thrown older New Zealanders under the bus again regarding superannuation, by reaffirming its commitment to raise the eligibility age from 65 to 67 says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters. “They have proposed ... More >>

NZ First expresses condolences over passing of Pita Paraone

Monday, 26 August 2019, 10:59 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters says his party is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Pita Paraone, a former Member of Parliament and New Zealand First stalwart. More >>

New Zealand First Backs Plans to Protect Productive Land

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 4:02 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First strongly supports Government proposals released today which will offer new protection for some of our most productive land. More >>

 

 

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