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Rt Hon Winston Peters Speech: For The North - Back Your Future

Friday, 16 October 2020, 12:56 pm | New Zealand First Party

Acknowledgements: New Zealand First Party President, Kristin Campbell Smith and husband Stuart Minister for Regional Economic Development, and the Provincial Growth Fund, Hon Shane Jones Candidate for Whangarei, and former head of Northland Inc. ... More >>

New Zealand First Welcomes High Court Decision

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 1:18 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First today welcomes the decision of the High Court on October 13th that allows media access to the correspondence between New Zealand First and the Serious Fraud Office, between June and September 2020. New Zealand First notes that ... More >>

Rt Hon Winston Peters Speech: Keeping Promises Matters

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 12:42 pm | New Zealand First Party

In the closing days of this campaign it’s great to see you all here when most campaigns have given up and wanted you to vote from day one, day two, and every day since. That’s because they didn’t want you to find out a whole lot of details ... More >>

Rt Hon Winston Peters Speech: Regions Matter, Experience Matters

Tuesday, 13 October 2020, 12:45 pm | New Zealand First Party

It’s great to be back in Tauranga in the last week of the campaign. As you know, some of us have been here before - and can recall the launch of this establishment. And remember a flying school next door that was struggling to get central government ... More >>

New Zealand First Announces Fresh Water Policy

Monday, 12 October 2020, 10:38 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First today announced its fresh water and farming policy in Feilding setting out a pathway forward for all forms of farming and agriculture to have a dynamic and sustainable future. “While in support of the broad direction of fresh ... More >>

Speech By Rt Hon Winston Peters: "Defence Matters"

Sunday, 11 October 2020, 4:11 pm | New Zealand First Party

Speech by Rt Hon Winston Peters Sunday 11th October 2020, 2pm J A Russell Lounge, Central Energy Trust Arena, Palmerston North Extract from Speech “Defence Matters” There is an integral part of our society, that often gets forgotten. That often receives ... More >>

Pushing Back Against 1080

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 12:17 pm | New Zealand First Party

“In 2017 New Zealand First negotiated in the coalition agreement a commitment to support scientific research into 1080 alternatives through such agencies as the National Science Challenges. 1080 has been banned worldwide and we must find a safe ... More >>

‘Safer Kiwi Communities’ Policy Package Announced By New Zealand First

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 12:37 pm | New Zealand First Party

A ‘Safer Kiwi Communities’ policy package announced by New Zealand First today includes a suite of substantial policies ranging from introducing harsher penalties for serious and violent crimes, protection of first responders, changing the way ... More >>

“Vision And Investment” New Zealand First Announces Healthy Kiwis Package

Monday, 5 October 2020, 3:53 pm | New Zealand First Party

Last weekend had hardly begun when there was a series of surprising events. All the other political leaders contacted the media to say that they were going to vote early, and where, and when. Now what’s surprising about that is, not early on election ... More >>

New Zealand First Announces 'Healthy Kiwis' Package

Monday, 5 October 2020, 1:14 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First has announced its ‘Healthy Kiwis Package’ at a public meeting in Rotorua. The ‘Healthy Kiwis Package’ commits to; · Increasing Pharmac funding to 1.4% of GDP by 2023, in line with the OECD average. · Expanding free basic dental ... More >>

New Zealand First Supports Four Year Parliamentary Term If Public Does

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 3:36 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First has always supported the concept of a parliamentary four year term provided it is presented in a way where political bias does not affect the result of the public’s wish. If there was a referendum on this issue it would be bound ... More >>

Rt Hon Winston Peters Speech To Business North Harbour

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 1:00 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand was not doing well before COVID-19 and with COVID-19 New Zealand voters are feeling enormous uncertainty and fear about our economic situation. New Zealand First understands that. We think people understand just how difficult the economic ... More >>

New Zealand First Fully Exonerated Of All SFO Charges

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 5:00 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters says today’s decision by the Serious Fraud Office exonerates the New Zealand First Party of any electoral law breaches. Having fully investigated the allegations the SFO has cleared the New Zealand First Party, ... More >>

Election-Eve Irony In Southland

Monday, 28 September 2020, 12:28 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters today noted the irony of Labour promising Southlanders today that it would seek to negotiate an extra three to five years of life for Tiwai Point. “Better than late than never, noted Mr Peters. “It’s ... More >>

Rt Hon Winston Peters Speech: The Gathering Storm Clouds: Ihumatao

Friday, 25 September 2020, 12:28 pm | New Zealand First Party

Frequently around New Zealand you hear people say that politicians are all the same. It’s a convenient way to dismiss any careful investigation of the truth of that statement. New Zealand First since its inception has been committed to ‘one law ... More >>

Labour Abandons Regions

Friday, 18 September 2020, 3:54 pm | New Zealand First Party

“Provincial voters have had confirmed for them today that the Labour Party is abandoning them to their fate, stated Mr Peters. “Only a strong vote for New Zealand First will guarantee the Provincial Growth Fund continuing in its current form after ... More >>

New Zealand First Party List

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 12:09 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First has a proven twenty-seven-year history of bringing balance and common sense to our government. Amid the continued setbacks of COVID-19 restrictions, New Zealand First has once again sustained its profile by selecting a strong team ... More >>

Deceitful Anti-smoking Policy Needs To Be Exposed

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 12:06 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First will support ASH’s surge strategy, making alternatives to smoking affordable and widely available. “We need to stop punishing smokers with high excise tax and help them quit by making affordable alternatives available. A competent health ... More >>

New Zealand First – ‘Experience Needed Now More Than Ever’

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 1:44 pm | New Zealand First Party

Statement on PREFU by New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters “Today’s Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Update (PREFU) announcement by Treasury is a wakeup call for New Zealanders,” stated Winston Peters. “The PREFU projections are the worst ... More >>

New Zealand First Pledges $25 Million For New Marine Biology Facility In Tauranga

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 10:45 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First has announced $25 million to help build a world class Marine Biology facility in the city of Tauranga. Tauranga is well known for being a centre for excellence in the science, tech and innovation space, home to innovative standouts such as 3D ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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