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National Government Wimps Out To Giant Multi-Nationals

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National Government Wimps Out To Giant Multi-Nationals

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: National Government Wimps Out To Giant Multi-Nationals The government has been leaned on by giant multinational bully boys and buckled feebly, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters. “Multinationals are evading paying tax of between $7 billion to […]

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NZ First Commits To Raising Minimum Wage To $20 An Hour

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on NZ First Commits To Raising Minimum Wage To $20 An Hour

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: NZ First Commits To Raising Minimum Wage To $20 An Hour New Zealand First will build our economy from the bottom up, creating opportunities for New Zealanders, boosting our economy and increasing productivity. “Our goal is to increase the minimum wage to $20 over three […]

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Speech: Getting NZ out of ‘struggle street’ & New Zealand First announces Bay of Plenty, Coromandel and East Coast Candidates for 2017 General Election

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Speech: Getting NZ out of ‘struggle street’ & New Zealand First announces Bay of Plenty, Coromandel and East Coast Candidates for 2017 General Election

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: Speech: Getting NZ out of ‘struggle street’ & New Zealand First announces Bay of Plenty, Coromandel and East Coast Candidates for 2017 General Election Speech: Getting NZ out of ‘struggle street’ & New Zealand First announces Bay of Plenty, Coromandel and East Coast Candidates for […]

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New Zealand Customs Proves ‘War Dogs’ Bill Unnecessary

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Customs Proves ‘War Dogs’ Bill Unnecessary

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand Customs Proves ‘War Dogs’ Bill Unnecessary New Zealand First says that with New Zealand Customs charging Pacific Aerospace for UN Sanction violations over North Korea, a new Act to ‘regulate arms brokering’ isn’t necessary. “In the final week of Parliament, the government decided […]

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Government must apologise over rebuild debacle

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government must apologise over rebuild debacle

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Government must apologise over rebuild debacle The Prime Minister owes the public of Otago and Southland an apology and then he must come up with an unredacted copy of the business case for the Dunedin hospital rebuild, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark. “For too long the interests of protecting evidence […]

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Government caves to multi-national tax avoiders in the shadows

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government caves to multi-national tax avoiders in the shadows

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Government caves to multi-national tax avoiders in the shadows News that the Government has secretly caved in to the demands of multi-national tax avoiders come as no surprise, but will disappoint Kiwi taxpayers, says Labour’s spokesman for Revenue Michael Wood.   “It has been revealed that a United […]

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National Scheming To Lock In TPPA So Future Govt Has No Influence

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National Scheming To Lock In TPPA So Future Govt Has No Influence

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: National Scheming To Lock In TPPA So Future Govt Has No Influence The National government is scheming to present a fait accompli on a new TPPA deal to any future government after the election. “There has been no consultation with the New Zealand people or […]

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Cheaper to stay at The Langham than emergency housing motels

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Cheaper to stay at The Langham than emergency housing motels

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Cheaper to stay at The Langham than emergency housing motels Labour’s comprehensive plan to fix the housing crisis and ensure there’s enough state housing, means we won’t be paying through the nose for emergency accommodation like the current Government has to, says Labour’s Social Development spokesperson Carmel Sepuloni. […]

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StatisticsNZ Confirms Economy Treading Water

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on StatisticsNZ Confirms Economy Treading Water

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: StatisticsNZ Confirms Economy Treading Water New Zealand First says National’s economic skills are an illusion, with StatisticsNZ revealing the productive economy to be barely moving while wage growth stagnates. “The New Zealand economy is treading water and that’s backed by StatisticsNZ’s Producers Price Indexes,” says […]

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Government must come clean on water

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government must come clean on water

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Government must come clean on water   News that the National Government is secretly working behind closed doors on its own water charging schemes shows their utter hypocrisy on this issue, says Labour’s water spokesperson David Parker.  “They have been carping on about Labour’s plan for a royalty […]

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National And MPI Need To Up Their Biosecurity Game

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National And MPI Need To Up Their Biosecurity Game

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: National And MPI Need To Up Their Biosecurity Game Given their recent poor record the Government and Ministry for Primary Industries need to up their game with another biosecurity threat looming, says New Zealand First. “The tree fungus Rapid Ohia Death that has devastated forests […]

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National Too Slow Out Of Gates Over NZ Racing Industry Crisis

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National Too Slow Out Of Gates Over NZ Racing Industry Crisis

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: National Too Slow Out Of Gates Over NZ Racing Industry Crisis The Government has been far too slow in addressing the crisis facing the racing industry, says New Zealand First. “This crisis has been going on for nine years, ever since National came to power, […]

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Greens commit to Tauranga – Hamilton – Auckland passenger rail service

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens commit to Tauranga – Hamilton – Auckland passenger rail service

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Greens commit to Tauranga – Hamilton – Auckland passenger rail service Julie-Anne Genter MP on Thursday, August 17, 2017 – 07:48 The Green Party today announced that it will trial a passenger rail service between Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga starting in 2019, when it is […]

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Government pays twice the price for emergency housing motels – with two more on the way

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government pays twice the price for emergency housing motels – with two more on the way

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Government pays twice the price for emergency housing motels – with two more on the way Under Labour’s plan to build at least 1000 state houses each year, New Zealand wouldn’t be paying more than double the valuations for motels to house Kiwis needing emergency housing, says Labour’s […]

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Taxpayers Spent $70 Million With Fraud-Hit

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Taxpayers Spent $70 Million With Fraud-Hit

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: Taxpayers Spent $70 Million With Fraud-Hit National Ministers have adopted “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil” over FujiXerox, despite taxpayers spending $70m with the company since 2011, says New Zealand First.  “We know from Deloitte’s fraud report that bonus payments at FujiXerox […]

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New Zealand First announces Canterbury candidates

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealand First announces Canterbury candidates

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand First announces Canterbury candidates   DENIS O’ROURKE MP TO CONTEST PORT HILLS AGAIN Sitting list MP, Denis O’Rourke, will again contest Port Hills for New Zealand First in the forthcoming General Election, New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP, Rt Hon Winston Peters, […]

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SPEECH: Transition to a better future – Multi-purpose stadium

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on SPEECH: Transition to a better future – Multi-purpose stadium

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: SPEECH: Transition to a better future – Multi-purpose stadium Christchurch. Transition to a better future Multi-purpose stadium   New Zealand First is announcing our Christchurch candidates for the general election today. Denis O’Rourke Sitting list MP, Denis O’Rourke, will again contest Port Hills. Mr O’Rourke, […]

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HAM shows country needs Labour on housing

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on HAM shows country needs Labour on housing

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: HAM shows country needs Labour on housing The latest Housing Affordability Measure report shows affordability dramatically worsening for Auckland first home buyers, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. “After nine years of a Government that has failed to make any headway on fixing the housing crisis, New Zealand […]

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Turning the Tide speech – Auckland – 13 August 2017

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Turning the Tide speech – Auckland – 13 August 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Turning the Tide speech – Auckland – 13 August 2017 Thank you to members of the media for coming along today – but also thank you to those of you watching this on your live stream at home or wherever you are this afternoon. Our […]

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Canterbury kids get more support for mental health

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Canterbury kids get more support for mental health

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Canterbury kids get more support for mental health Children in Canterbury and Kaikoura will get dedicated mental health support to help them overcome the trauma of the earthquakes, says the Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. “We’ll fund an extra eighty mental health professionals for the next three […]

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