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A Good Start... But Where To From Here?

Tuesday, 24 October 2000, 5:49 pm | United New Zealand

The Business-Government forum held in Auckland today is a positive development for restoring desperately needed business confidence, establishing rapport between the two and providing a vision for the future, though the challenge will be to move beyond ... More >>

High Court Ruling Confirms Driver Licence Shambles

Thursday, 19 October 2000, 11:40 am | United New Zealand

United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne, says the High Court's ruling in the Moana Sinclair case that the present driver licence rules are poorly drafted confirms that the new driver licence regime is a complete shambles. More >>

Relax Work Permit Rules To Meet Skills Shortages

Thursday, 19 October 2000, 9:58 am | United New Zealand

United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne, is suggesting the Government relax the rules for issuing work permits, as a way of overcoming skills shortages. More >>

How To Signal A More Business Friendly Approach

Tuesday, 17 October 2000, 10:01 am | United New Zealand

An announcement from Government of lower accident insurance levies and an honouring of their promise on tax incentives for research and development could go a significant way to changing the present negative business sentiment, says Hon Peter Dunne, leader ... More >>

Govt. Could Signal More Business Friendly Approach

Monday, 16 October 2000, 3:19 pm | United New Zealand

An announcement from Government of lower accident insurance levies and an honouring of their promise on tax incentives for research and development could go a significant way to changing the present negative business sentiment, says Hon Peter Dunne, leader ... More >>

Crisis In Auckland Police Ranks

Thursday, 12 October 2000, 3:10 pm | United New Zealand

The intolerable crisis within the Auckland CIB has reached critical proportions with reports of a backlog of almost 400 cases and inexperienced staff being required to work on complex, difficult cases, says Hon Peter Dunne, leader United New Zealand. More >>

Super Ping-Pong Continues

Tuesday, 10 October 2000, 4:23 pm | United New Zealand

The Government should be commended for the tentative "first step" in attempting to resolve the question of the future of publicly funded superannuation United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne said today. More >>

Govt. Takes "Kamikaze Approach" To Business Summit

Tuesday, 10 October 2000, 10:25 am | United New Zealand

The Government's approach to the upcoming business summit is akin to a kamikaze approach, because of the bizarre selection rules for conference invitees precluding any business individual or organisation, who is critical of government policy from ... More >>

Bush And Gore Could Teach Our Leaders A Lesson

Friday, 6 October 2000, 10:24 am | United New Zealand

New Zealand political leaders could learn a lesson or two about dignity and civility in political debate from United States Presidential candidates Al Gore and George Bush, according to United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne. More >>

A Simple Question For Dr Cullen

Thursday, 5 October 2000, 3:39 pm | United New Zealand

United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne, says there is now a simple question Dr Cullen must answer in the light of the reaction to the Governor of the Reserve Bank's warning yesterday that the country could face the prospect of stagflation for the ... More >>

Time To Abolish LTSA: United

Thursday, 5 October 2000, 11:44 am | United New Zealand

United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne, is calling for the abolition of the Land Transport Safety Authority in the wake of today's Road Safety Strategy release. More >>

Regulatory Regimes "Smoke And Mirrors Exercise"

Wednesday, 4 October 2000, 2:57 pm | United New Zealand

The announcements over the past two days of light-handed industry based regulatory regimes for electricity and communications seem to be more of a smoke and mirrors exercise, rather than representing a substantial industry-wide change, says Hon Peter ... More >>

Dunne Applauds Minister's Immigration Proposals

Tuesday, 3 October 2000, 3:49 pm | United New Zealand

Immigration Minister Lianne Dalziel's proposals to increase migrant numbers is a sound idea which had the potential to enhance New Zealand economically, socially and culturally says United New Zealand leader Hon Peter Dunne. More >>

Hunger Strike Highlights Need For Better Strategy

Monday, 2 October 2000, 10:01 pm | United New Zealand

The plight of hunger striking refugees in Auckland's Aotea Square highlights the present inconsistencies in immigration policy and the need for a more integrated and comprehensive population and immigration strategy, says Hon Peter Dunne, leader ... More >>

New Zealand Destroys Anti-Whaling Credibility

Friday, 22 September 2000, 11:52 am | United New Zealand

The New Zealand Government has destroyed its credibility as an anti-whaling nation by approving the Ceebay Holdings fishing quota application. More >>

Northland Rescue PC Row Warning Of Things To Come

Friday, 22 September 2000, 10:22 am | United New Zealand

The row over Northland's rescue helicopter services and ACC shows how silly the political correctness and cultural safety argument has become, and is a dire warning of things to come, says United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne. More >>

Another PM Who Can't Remember Her Friends

Thursday, 21 September 2000, 11:00 am | United New Zealand

The disease of Prime Ministers unable to remember who their friends are is contagious and reaching near epidemic status, says United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne. More >>

Uniited New Zealand Backs Overstayers' Amnesty

Wednesday, 20 September 2000, 4:17 pm | United New Zealand

United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne, said today he supports the amnesty for overstayers announced yesterday by Hon Lianne Dalziel, Minister of Immigration. More >>

Latest TVNZ Political Poll Ignores A Crucial Point

Monday, 18 September 2000, 12:37 am | United New Zealand

The latest TVNZ Colmar-Brunton political poll released on One News last evening ignored a crucial point says Hon Peter Dunne, leader United New Zealand. More >>

United: No Confidence In Cannabis Review

Friday, 15 September 2000, 10:57 am | United New Zealand

United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne, says he has no confidence the Health Select Committee can carry out a proper examination of the cannabis laws. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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