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Volunteers out in force as election signs go up

Published: Sat 22 Jul 2017 12:54 PM
Volunteers out in force as election signs go up Today marks another milestone in the 2017 general election as the first election signs go up across the country, Campaign Chairman Steven Joyce says. Read more...

Japanese State Minister of Defence visits NZ

Published: Fri 21 Jul 2017 07:06 PM
Hon Mark Mitchell Minister of Defence Government of New Zealand 21 July 2017 Media Statement Japanese State Minister of Defence visits NZ Defence Minister Mark Mitchell has held talks today with Japanese State Minister of Defence Kenji Wakamiya, who ... Read more...

Australian MPs visit to discuss biosecurity and water use

Published: Fri 21 Jul 2017 05:43 PM
A delegation from the Australian House of Representatives Standing Committee on Agriculture and Water Resources is visiting New Zealand 23-27 July 2017. The visit is part of an annual exchange of select committees between New Zealand and Australian Parliaments. Read more...

Time for a breather on immigration

Published: Fri 21 Jul 2017 04:36 PM
Time for a breather on immigration National has no idea how to house the record number of people entering New Zealand, let alone cope with the pressure on health, education, and transport from this record population growth, says Labour’s Immigration spokesperson ... Read more...

Manawatu Gorge, SH3 Are Real Roads of National Significane

Published: Fri 21 Jul 2017 03:06 PM
Manawatu Gorge And SH3 Are Real Roads of National Significance NZ First says the government must get real about plans for the severed SH3 while supporting businesses and workers affected by the Manawatu Gorge’s closure. “If any road in New Zealand ... Read more...

National Can’t Hide Impact of Mass Immigration

Published: Fri 21 Jul 2017 03:00 PM
National has been saying for years that New Zealanders returning from overseas are responsible for the surge in immigration – that is hogwash, says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters. Read more...

Labour to invest $4 billion in education

Published: Fri 21 Jul 2017 02:30 PM
Labour’s Education Manifesto will bring positive change across the education sector and is backed by a massive investment, says Labour’s Education Spokesperson Chris Hipkins. Read more...

National’s housing crisis worsens

Published: Fri 21 Jul 2017 02:01 PM
Paula Bennett's frank admission this morning that the Government should have “in hindsight” taken action on the housing crisis sooner will be of little comfort to the growing number of people who are waiting to get into a state house, the Green ... Read more...

Speech: Peters - Opponents in Panic

Published: Fri 21 Jul 2017 01:30 PM
EMBARGOED UNTIL DELIVERY Speech to Kaipara Grey Power Meeting, Methodist Church Dargaville, Friday, July 21, 2017 1pm. Opponents in Panic – Equals Scaremongering And Spin We are just on 8 weeks out from Election Day – a day of reckoning. For ... Read more...

New appointments for Nature Heritage Fund Committee

Published: Fri 21 Jul 2017 01:10 PM
New appointments for Nature Heritage Fund Committee Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner today announced three appointments and two reappointments to the Nature Heritage Fund Committee. Jan Riddell (Winton) and Dr Gerry McSweeney (South Westland) ... Read more...
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