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NZ Independent Coalition looking forward to tomorrow

Friday, 19 September 2014, 12:14 pm | New Zealand Independent Coalition

“Our team is looking forward to tomorrow. It is a real opportunity to reclaim politics for the people,” said NZ Independent Coalition leader Brendan Horan. More >>

Strong economy? Yeah, right!

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 1:23 pm | New Zealand Independent Coalition

Today’s figures from Statistics NZ proves that National is appallingly inept at managing the economy - it is anything but strong. More >>

Where’s the plan for New Zealand?

Monday, 15 September 2014, 1:58 pm | New Zealand Independent Coalition

“Voters are telling me that the NZ Independent Coalition is the only party that has come out with a clear, concise and coherent plan for New Zealand,” said Brendan Horan More >>

Warm and healthy houses for families

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 2:14 pm | New Zealand Independent Coalition

NZ Independent Coalition today announced two vital commitments to ensure Kiwi families have warm and healthy houses to live in: a commitment to solve the Auckland housing crisis, and an immediate and far-reaching inquiry into the failure of the Christchurch ... More >>

Vera Auriga still a risk to New Zealand

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 10:01 am | New Zealand Independent Coalition

“News that the Vega Auriga is expected to leave the Port of Tauranga this afternoon only highlights the risks to the Bay of Plenty marine waters,” said Brendan Horan. “The Government is allowing ships like the Vega Auriga - as it did with its sister ... More >>

A fair deal for all seniors

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 2:17 pm | New Zealand Independent Coalition

“NZ Independent Coalition is advocating for superannuitants with an overseas pension, earned from their voluntary contributions, to be able to keep their money,” said leader Brendan Horan. More >>

Vera Auriga must be banned from NZ waters

Sunday, 31 August 2014, 1:48 pm | New Zealand Independent Coalition

“The Vega Auriga is a ticking timebomb that must be banned from New Zealand - it poses as great a risk as the Rena did when it sailed from Napier to the Astrolabe Reef,” said Brendan Horan. More >>

Next steps to ensure the replay of the opening addresses

Monday, 25 August 2014, 9:40 am | New Zealand Independent Coalition

NZ Independent Coalition leader Brendan Horan has written to the Electoral Commission, asking that they urgently take steps to ensure the replay of the Opening Addresses which ran opposite the rugby on Saturday night “I have written to the Electoral ... More >>

Zero fees across NZ for tertiary education

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 12:32 pm | New Zealand Independent Coalition

“In the next three year term, the NZ Independent Coalition plans to implement the successful zero-fees model at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and Waiariki Institute of Technology. “The successful Southland zero-fees model can be replicated in our ... More >>

NZ Independent Coalition announces strong list

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 1:51 pm | New Zealand Independent Coalition

NZ Independent Coalition Secretary Helen Anderson announced the party’s candidates for the 2014 election today - 10 candidates total, with four also standing in electorates. More >>

Timing of Route K news ‘cynical election bribe’

Monday, 18 August 2014, 5:27 pm | New Zealand Independent Coalition

NZ Independent Coalition candidate for Tauranga, Michael O’Neill slammed the timing of today’s announcement on Route K as a cynical election bribe. He asked how high the tolls are going to rise. More >>

New Zealanders fed up with dirty politics

Monday, 18 August 2014, 11:02 am | New Zealand Independent Coalition

New Zealanders fed up with dirty politics All over New Zealand, people are saying they are they are "fed up" with dirty politics. New Zealanders want better from politicians. They want clarity and accountability. They want to know what their ... More >>

Party politics well past its Use-By date

Friday, 15 August 2014, 12:21 pm | New Zealand Independent Coalition

There is one valuable lesson from Nicky Hager’s book: that the age of party politics is passing for New Zealand and New Zealanders. “What we have learned from Dirty Politics is that, for far too much of the time, New Zealand politics is being driven ... More >>

DHB must release personal grievance numbers

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 5:06 pm | New Zealand Independent Coalition

NZ Independent Coalition leader Brendan Horan is challenging the claim that the Bay of Plenty District Health Board has zero tolerance for bullying. More >>

Horan announces boost to NZ Superannuation

Friday, 8 August 2014, 2:04 pm | New Zealand Independent Coalition

NZ Independent Coalition leader Brendan Horan announced today a guaranteed income boost for NZ seniors of $10,000 per person annually, to be funded (at no cost to the NZ taxpayer) by a 0.1% Financial Transaction Tax on banks and forex traders. More >>

Health strike rings alarm bells

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 1:57 pm | New Zealand Independent Coalition

“In his final weeks as Health Minister, Tony Ryall should be ensuring that health workers get a fair wage for their work,” says NZ Independent Coalition leader Brendan Horan. More >>

Changing politics for the better

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 12:28 pm | New Zealand Independent Coalition

Today in Tauranga and the Bay of Plenty we are filming the NZ Independent Coalition’s opening and closing TV statements. “I have been talking to people from all walks of life, many of whom never voted in 2011 because they didn’t believe their voice ... More >>

NZ Independent Coalition racing policy

Friday, 1 August 2014, 2:20 pm | New Zealand Independent Coalition

While visiting Karaka today meeting industry leaders, Brendan Horan says there are some 52,000 workers involved actively in the Racing Industry on a daily basis. Despite contributing over 1.5 billion dollars per year to our GDP, our racing industry is ... More >>

Horan: Greens get it wrong on Maui’s dolphin

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 2:01 pm | New Zealand Independent Coalition

NZ Independent Coalition leader Brendan Horan says that the Greens are showing that attempted imitation is the sincerest form of flattery on Maui’s dolphins. But the Greens announcement today shows that they have got it wrong. More >>

Rena: Government treats Treaty of Waitangi with contempt

Friday, 18 July 2014, 5:09 pm | New Zealand Independent Coalition

NZ Independent Coalition Waiariki Candidate Pat Spellman says Te Ururoa Flavell must act on the finding of the Waitangi Tribunal and the scathing report. Spellman is challenging Waiariki MP and Maori Party Co-Leader Te Ururoa Flavell to take this ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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