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Sincere Condolences After The Death Of Sir Robert Fenwick

Thursday, 12 March 2020, 12:59 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters expresses his condolences to the family of businessman and environmentalist Sir Rob Fenwick. “Sir Rob was an outstanding New Zealand leader with a passion for New Zealand’s environment and advocacy for ... More >>

Demerit Points System’ Will Address Youth Crime

Thursday, 12 March 2020, 12:52 pm | New Zealand First Party

  Darroch Ball MP Spokesperson for Law and Order A New Zealand First member’s bill drawn from the ballot today seeks to overhaul the youth justice system by instigating a system of demerit points for offences committed by young offenders. “The ‘Youth More >>

New Zealand First Welcomes Crime Prevention Initiative For Small Businesses

Friday, 6 March 2020, 1:36 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Spokesperson for Law & Order Darroch Ball welcomes the announcement of new funding for fog cannons in high-risk retail premises. This crime prevention initiative aims to improve the safety of workers in small business like ... More >>

Rt Hon Winston Peters ‘State Of The Provinces’ Speech

Friday, 6 March 2020, 1:21 pm | New Zealand First Party

12:30pm, 6 March, Taranaki Chamber of Commerce Introduction Ladies and gentlemen. Good afternoon. It is a pleasure to be in Taranaki, a backbone region of New Zealand, with its energy and farming sectors important contributors to the economy of our ... More >>

New Zealand First Condolences After The Death Of Jeanette Fitzsimons

Friday, 6 March 2020, 10:34 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters today sends his condolences to Jeanette Fitzsimons family and friends after the sad news this morning that Jeanette had passed away. “Jeanette was a hugely significant figure in the formation of the Green Party, ... More >>

New Zealand First Celebrates Launch Of $300 Million Venture Capital Fund

Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 11:07 pm | New Zealand First Party

“It is incredibly good news that the much anticipated $300 million venture capital fund announced in last year’s budget is now open for business,” says Deputy Leader for New Zealand First and Spokesperson for Finance and Revenue, Fletcher Tabuteau. ... More >>

Mataura Paper Mill Site Ammonia Risk Cause For Concern

Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 5:12 pm | New Zealand First Party

Mark Patterson is backing the Gore District Council’s seeking of further information about ammonia gas level spikes from aluminium dross stored at the Mataura paper mill. “The spikes observed validate the genuine concern that the community of Mataura ... More >>

New Bill Seeks To Make Victims The Priority Within Justice System

Friday, 28 February 2020, 10:35 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Law and Order spokesman Darroch Ball has submitted the ‘Sentencing (Priority of Interests in Sentencing) Amendment Bill’ – a Members Bill which introduces a new overarching ‘priority and weighting provision’ that courts must ... More >>

Delivering Our Promises: More than 2000 New Police

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 2:20 pm | New Zealand First Party

A total delivery of 2,000 new Police Officers has been achieved. New Zealand First Deputy Leader, Fletcher Tabuteau attended the latest police graduation of Recruit Wing 335 in Porirua today. More >>

Launch Of Parliament Petition To Remove Aluminium Dross

Monday, 24 February 2020, 5:02 pm | New Zealand First Party

This afternoon to a crowd of over 100 people in Mataura -- Mark Patterson, New Zealand First List MP based in Clutha-Southland launched a parliamentary petition regarding the aluminium dross issue in Mataura, Southland. The petition asks that the House ... More >>

NZ First Pledge Major Funding Support To St John

Friday, 21 February 2020, 3:14 pm | New Zealand First Party

Today New Zealand First made a pledge to campaign at the election to fund St John Ambulance the 90 per cent it has asked for. Government funding would allow St. John’s to achieve fully funded status. Leader of New Zealand First, Rt Hon Winston Peters ... More >>

Coalition Government Brings Strong Economic Management

Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 12:15 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Deputy Leader and Spokesperson for Finance, Fletcher Tabuteau has welcomed Statistics New Zealand’s latest report as a timely reminder of the value that this Coalition Government brings to every day New Zealanders: “This ... More >>

Rio Tinto Must Remove Dross Immediately

Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 12:04 pm | New Zealand First Party

NZ First is calling on Rio Tinto to accept its responsibilities to the Southland community and enable the immediate removal of the toxic Aluminium Dross from the Mataura Paper Mill site. New Zealand First List MP for Clutha-Southland, Mark Patterson ... More >>

Christchurch Trial New Defence Against Fleeing Drivers

Monday, 17 February 2020, 12:57 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First welcomes the deployment of an Eagle Police helicopter in Christchurch in what is a step towards fulfilling its long-standing goal to increase the use of police helicopters for the front line, particularly in addressing the scourge of ... More >>

NZ First outraged as Rio Tinto renege on Dross deal

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 5:45 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is outraged by reports that Rio Tinto has reneged on a deal to fast track the removal of 10,000 tonnes of hazardous aluminium dross from Mataura. New Zealand First MP based in Clutha-Southland, Mark Patterson, says Rio Tinto continues ... More >>

Statement from New Zealand First leader Winston Peters

Monday, 10 February 2020, 3:41 pm | New Zealand First Party

We welcome the Electoral Commission’s referral to the police. It confirms our prior view that only the police would have the powers to determine the issues involved. More >>

Statement From Leader Of New Zealand First

Sunday, 9 February 2020, 2:13 pm | New Zealand First Party

“This morning I have recommended to the New Zealand First Party President that she begin preparing a complaint to the police over the massive breach of New Zealand First’s party information,” said Rt Hon Winston Peters, Leader of New Zealand ... More >>

Public Media Business Case a Practical Step

Friday, 7 February 2020, 11:59 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First supports the commissioning of a business case to assess the viability of a new public media entity. More >>

Unemployment down, wage growth up proof of strong market

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 1:29 pm | New Zealand First Party

Unemployment and wage growth numbers released by Stats NZ today demonstrate a labour market in good shape with unemployment falling to 4.0%, the underutilisation rate falling to an 11 year low, and wage growth at a 10-year high with an increase of ... More >>

New Zealand First welcomes official opening of Te Rau Aroha

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 9:51 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Spokesperson for Defence Ron Mark, welcomes the official opening of Te Rau Aroha, a new museum at Waitangi Treaty Grounds as part of our Coalition Agreement. More >>

 

 

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