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Delivering a stable water supply to Wairarapa

Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 12:09 pm | New Zealand First Party

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is investing $7.11 million to create a sustainable water supply for the Wairarapa. The PGF will provide a $7 million investment to Wairarapa Water Limited to progress the Wairarapa Water Storage Scheme towards procurement, ... More >>

Violent Assault on Paramedic Highlights Need for Law Change

Monday, 13 January 2020, 8:15 pm | New Zealand First Party

Violent Assault on Paramedic Highlights Need for Law Change Today’s horrific violent assault of an on-duty female paramedic which rendered her unconscious is truly unsettling. “Our thoughts are with the paramedic, her loved ones and the St John’s team at ... More >>

'No Body, No Parole' is pointless dog whistling

Tuesday, 7 January 2020, 3:38 pm | New Zealand First Party

National MP Tim Macindoe Member’s Bill, Concealment of Location of Victim Remains Bill does not do what he claims. More >>

Record High Fleeing Driver Numbers, Crashes, Abandonments

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 1:32 pm | New Zealand First Party

Newly released Police data shows the number of fleeing drivers have continued to skyrocket with incidents numbering now over 100 every week – almost tripling the number of incidents occurring just ten years ago, says New Zealand First Law and ... More >>

Research into pill-testing effectiveness welcomed

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 5:24 pm | New Zealand First Party

The coalition government has announced a new research project to examine the effectiveness of drug checking programmes at music festivals to find out whether it helps keep people safe and reduces harm. “New Zealand First raised concerns around the lack ... More >>

Peters welcomes Climate Change Commission

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 1:40 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is pleased to see a key commitment of the Coalition Agreement come to fruition today in the launch of a new Climate Change Commission. More >>

Speech: “A profession which is very hard to save”

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 10:29 am | New Zealand First Party

Good morning, and thank you for your attendance here today More >>

Broadcasts of Nationally Significant Games Bill Pulled

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 2:19 pm | New Zealand First Party

The Broadcasting (Games of National Significance) Amendment Bill will not be considered by the House at this time. More >>

First Step toward Protecting Our First Responders

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 12:52 pm | New Zealand First Party

A New Zealand First Member’s Bill that introduces harsher penalties for assaults on police, ambulance, fire and corrections officers has passed its first reading in the House today More >>

Relief at Last for Debt Distressed Farmers

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 11:09 am | New Zealand First Party

A New Zealand First bill 20 years in the making to help ensure the fair and equitable resolution of farm debt issues passed its final reading in Parliament last night. More >>

NZ First calls for more checks for African Swine Fever

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 10:53 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First spokesperson for Primary Industries, Mark Patterson, has called for awareness to be raised and more stringent biosecurity checks to be put in place for African Swine Fever (ASF), a widespread virus that is uncontrolled in most of ... More >>

United Stand to End Female Genital Mutilation

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 9:29 pm | New Zealand First Party

A critical step has been taken to end gender based violence against women and girls in Parliament this evening. More >>

NZ First ‘Agrees to Disagree’ Over Tobacco Excise Increase

Friday, 29 November 2019, 2:40 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First has invoked the ‘Agree to Disagree’ provisions of the Coalition Agreement because it cannot support the announced 11.46 percent increase in the tobacco excise from 1 January 2020. More >>

NZ First Welcomes Commitment to Improving Animal Welfare

Monday, 25 November 2019, 12:19 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First supports the changes recommended by the Winter Grazing Taskforce to improve animal welfare outcomes through the winter months, and the establishment of a pan-sector action group to implement them. More >>

1800 New Police, Delivered

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 2:31 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is proud to have delivered on a key Coalition Agreement commitment to adding 1800 new frontline police, with the graduation of Recruit Wing 332 in Porirua today. More >>

$3.5m To Reduce Repeated 1080 Use

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 8:25 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is proud to announce the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) has allocated $3.5 million to develop innovative predator control approaches which will reduce the need for repeated 1080 use. More >>

Cowboy Clampers Will Be Stymied

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 8:24 pm | New Zealand First Party

Cowboy Clampers Will Be Stymied The ‘wheel clamping’ Bill that will cap clamper fees to $100 passed its third reading in Parliament today. New Zealand First welcomes The Land Transport (Wheel Clamping) Amendment Bill to combat predatory wheel clamping ... More >>

Mental Health Commission Back on Track

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 8:22 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First welcomes the passage of the Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission Bill through its first reading in Parliament. More >>

New Zealand’s Key Assets Are Not for Sale

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 2:51 pm | New Zealand First Party

Today the Government announced the delivery of the promise to protect New Zealand interests by applying a new National Interest Test to the sales of our most sensitive and high risk assets to overseas buyers. More >>

Electoral Law Breach Allegations

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 1:47 pm | New Zealand First Party

Allegations raised this morning by Stuff Limited / Fairfax concern a party matter but I am confident that New Zealand First has operated within electoral laws, now and for the last 27 years. Declarable donations were declared to the Electoral Commission. More >>

 

 

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