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New Zealand First Announces Its Fourth Tranche Of Candidates

Saturday, 8 August 2020, 6:09 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is pleased to announce the next tranche of candidates that will represent our values and spread our message across the country at this year’s election. We thank these hardworking New Zealanders for putting their hand up to take on the ... More >>

Historic Bill To End Female Genital Mutilation

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 6:27 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First welcomes the passage of the Crimes (Definition of Female Genital Mutilation) Amendment Bill today, which protects women and girls from abhorrent abuse. It brings New Zealand in alignment with the World Health Organisation classification ... More >>

Greens Prove Themselves Unstable And Untrustworthy

Wednesday, 29 July 2020, 9:01 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters today questioned the Green Party’s decision to support National MP David Carter’s Private Member’s Bill to repeal the Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Act. ‘There is a certain irony about the Green Party’s ... More >>

New Zealand First Response To COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Bill Announcement

Wednesday, 29 July 2020, 1:02 pm | New Zealand First Party

“While New Zealand First will support the passage of the enabling COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Bill, New Zealand First has invoked the ‘Agree to Disagree’ provisions of the Coalition Agreement because, on behalf of the ‘team of five million,’ ... More >>

National And Labour Play Politics With First Responder’s Lives

Tuesday, 28 July 2020, 12:57 pm | New Zealand First Party

National and Labour have conducted a dodgy backroom deal to kick the ‘Protection for First Responders and Prison Officers Bill’ back to select committee with no debate or consultation. “The fact that ‘poor drafting’ has been used as an ... More >>

Speech - Winston Peters: “Tiwai Point – Eyes Wide Open Facts Not Fiction”

Friday, 24 July 2020, 1:03 pm | New Zealand First Party

1pm, 24 July 2020, Invercargill Thank you for coming today. We are in the heart of Southland, the biggest exports per capita province in this country, to join the fight to save thousands of jobs in your region and the finest quality aluminium production ... More >>

More Work Needed on Sexual Violence Legislation

Tuesday, 21 July 2020, 3:58 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First wants to ensure that victims of sexual violence, who are overwhelmingly women, receive support from the justice system. More >>

Speech: Winston Peters Campaign Launch

Sunday, 19 July 2020, 2:00 pm | New Zealand First Party

Introduction Good afternoon. Welcome to you all here today and party supporters watching from around the country. We appreciate your hard work keeping New Zealand First strong; thank you for keeping the faith. Sixty-three days out from Election ... More >>

National Auckland Transport on the Never Never

Friday, 17 July 2020, 2:42 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters says the National Party’s Auckland Transport announcement today is a breath-taking plan on the never never. More >>

Investment In Community And Jobs In Southland And Otago Welcomed By New Zealand First

Thursday, 16 July 2020, 12:46 pm | New Zealand First Party

A range of projects announced by the Hon Shane Jones in Southland and Otago will build communities and create jobs, according to New Zealand First List MP Mark Patterson. The town of Gore received funding to build a new public library and perform upgrades ... More >>

New Zealand First Welcomes Infrastructure Funding For Masterton

Wednesday, 15 July 2020, 6:28 pm | New Zealand First Party

Government funding into infrastructure projects in Masterton is a massive boost to the regional economy, Ron Mark, New Zealand First List MP based in the Wairarapa said. Construction of a revamped Hood Aerodrome will commence this year as a result ... More >>

New Zealand First Statement on Muller Resignation

Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 8:49 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters acknowledged today the heavy price of trying to lead the National Party today. More >>

New Zealand Wool Industry Needs A Real Plan To Be Profitable

Friday, 10 July 2020, 4:10 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is calling for more substantive actions to assist the wool industry following the release of a report by the Wool Industry Product Action Group. “Conceptually, it is a step in the right direction but a concrete plan is needed to boost this industry ... More >>

New Zealand First Welcomes Jian Yang’s Departure

Friday, 10 July 2020, 3:39 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters today welcomed the news that MP Jian Yang is retiring from politics. “With Jian Yang’s retirement the National Party now has the opportunity to publicly commit to not take any more donations facilitated ... More >>

New Zealand First Disappointed Rio Tinto Playing Games With Southlanders

Thursday, 9 July 2020, 12:41 pm | New Zealand First Party

Australian mining company Rio Tinto is playing games with the people of Southland, says New Zealand First List MP, Mark Patterson, following today’s announcement that Tiwai Point is to close. “It is unconscionable that despite massive support ... More >>

New Zealand First Calls For Tahr Cull Halt

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 4:03 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is supporting calls by hunters and the New Zealand Tahr Foundation (NZTF) to halt a large scale cull of Himalayan Tahr by the Department of Conservation in National Parks. The calls are supported by a 40,000 strong petition and the NZTF ... More >>

Response to Spin-off allegations

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 3:20 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters today scoffed at suggestions that a team of six political operatives have been dispatched to New Zealand to assist his campaign. More >>

NZ First Candidate For Tauranga Promises To Put Tauranga First, Starting With The Removal Of Tolls

Monday, 6 July 2020, 4:35 pm | New Zealand First Party

NZ First candidate Erika Harvey says it’s time we put Tauranga residents first, starting with our traffic issues. “As Tauranga continues to grow, traffic congestion is one of the biggest concerns I hear from our residents. Roading and infrastructure ... More >>

Jenny Marcroft MP to Represent New Zealand First in Auckland

Monday, 6 July 2020, 1:15 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is pleased to announce Jenny Marcroft as the party’s election 2020 candidate for the Auckland Central electorate. Jenny spent years working in Auckland Central, having spent a vast proportion of her broadcasting career there. ... More >>

New Zealand First Welcomes Third Tranche of Candidates

Friday, 3 July 2020, 2:18 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is pleased to announce the next tranche of candidates that will fly our flag at this year’s general elections. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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