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Powering up community wellbeing

Published: Sun 18 Aug 2019 02:11 PM
Powering up community wellbeing Minister of Local Government Hon Nanaia Mahuta has announced a far-reaching programme to support New Zealand communities realise their ambitions, goals and potential. Read more...

Government's gun 'buy-back' is failing miserably

Published: Sun 18 Aug 2019 01:05 PM
“The Government needs to come clean about what types of firearms are being handed in as part of its buy-back scheme, because the numbers suggest the taxpayer is buying a large collection of pop guns,” according to ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more...

Minister announces members of winter grazing taskforce

Published: Sun 18 Aug 2019 01:03 PM
Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor today announced the members of the newly established taskforce to respond to the animal welfare issues associated with the practice of winter grazing. Read more...

More measures to help those facing homelessness

Published: Sun 18 Aug 2019 11:02 AM
The Government has announced additional measures to prevent and reduce homelessness focused on ensuring at-risk individuals and whānau have access to stable housing and continue to stay housed. Read more...

Time for leadership on Ihumātao

Published: Sun 18 Aug 2019 10:22 AM
After three weeks of inaction, a hikoi to the Prime Minister’s electorate office this week by the Ihumātao protestors is an opportunity for the Prime Minister to finally show some leadership, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges says. Read more...

$1 million to 'get nephs off the couch'

Published: Sat 17 Aug 2019 11:26 AM
“Shane Jones is paying almost $1 million to get each ‘neph’ off the couch through his Provincial Growth Fund”, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more...

Next stage of Network Enabled Army programme to begin

Published: Sat 17 Aug 2019 10:04 AM
Next stage of Network Enabled Army programme to begin Defence Minister Ron Mark has today announced Tranche Two of the Network Enabled Army programme has been approved and will commence this year. Read more...

Kelvin Davis has lost control of Corrections

Published: Sat 17 Aug 2019 09:56 AM
The early release of double murderer Jason Reihana without telling his victims’ families is an appalling breach of victims’ rights and shows Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis has lost control of his department, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges ... Read more...

Déjà vu on Rugby World Cup licensing

Published: Sat 17 Aug 2019 09:55 AM
“There's a sense of déjà vu with the Rugby World Cup schedule rubbing up against bar licensing hours, and clubs applying for special licenses being knocked back by prudish licensing committees”, ACT Leader David Seymour says. Read more...

Hutt Housing: The Facts

Published: Fri 16 Aug 2019 02:40 PM
MP for Hutt South Chris Bishop is today releasing a variety of statistics to show the desperate state of housing in Lower Hutt. Read more...
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