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Bill to protect Farmers passes first reading

Published: Thu 27 Jun 2019 04:50 PM
New Zealand First is today welcoming the unanimous passage of the Farm Debt Mediation Bill through its first reading in Parliament. Read more...

Parliament: Questions and Answers - June 27

Published: Thu 27 Jun 2019 04:45 PM
1. Hon RUTH DYSON (Labour—Port Hills) to the Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration : What progress has been made on the Crown's Global Settlement with the Christchurch City Council for costs flowing from the Canterbury earthquake sequence? Read more...

Govt’s renewable electricity to increase prices

Published: Thu 27 Jun 2019 04:27 PM
Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods continues to ignore the fact her renewable electricity policy will see electricity prices rise which will hurt our most vulnerable, National’s Energy and Resources spokesperson Jonathan Young says. “Ms Woods 100 ... Read more...

Housing needs a single Minister, end to KiwiBuild

Published: Thu 27 Jun 2019 04:03 PM
“The Government needs a single Housing Minister with a singular focus on reforming red tape, land supply, and properly funding infrastructure”, ACT Leader David Seymour says. Read more...

Comment on reshuffle from Phil Twyford

Published: Thu 27 Jun 2019 03:48 PM
Efforts to tackle the national housing crisis are bigger than one person. I’m pleased to be part of a team working to ensure all New Zealanders have a warm, dry and safe home, whether it is one they rent or own. Read more...

Refreshed Cabinet line-up confirmed

Published: Thu 27 Jun 2019 03:28 PM
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed the details of a Cabinet reshuffle that sees Kris Faafoi being promoted into Cabinet, Poto Williams made a Minister outside of Cabinet and a team put in place to advance the Government’s housing plan. Read more...

GWRC not capable of fixing Wellington’s buses

Published: Thu 27 Jun 2019 02:42 PM
The unwillingness of Wellington’s regional councillors to show accountability for the region’s bumbling bus network means it’s time for a Crown Observer to step in, National MPs Chris Bishop and Nicola Willis say. Read more...

NZ First Delighted with Support for Community Law Centres

Published: Thu 27 Jun 2019 02:16 PM
New Zealand First is delighted the vital role of Community Law Centres has been recognised with an additional $8.72 million in Government funding over the next four years. Read more...

New Zealand’s first national historic landmark announced

Published: Thu 27 Jun 2019 01:58 PM
Te Pitowhenua Waitangi Treaty Grounds is the country’s first National Historic Landmark, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Grant Robertson announced at Waitangi today. Read more...

Government should release KPMG firearms report

Published: Thu 27 Jun 2019 01:32 PM
The Government needs to release the KPMG report that informed its firearms buyback scheme, National’s Police Spokesperson Brett Hudson says. Read more...
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