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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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