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Auckland Airport: Is Foreign-Owned First Gas The Issue?

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand First, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Auckland Airport: Is Foreign-Owned First Gas The Issue?

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Auckland Airport: Is Foreign-Owned First Gas The Issue? New Zealand First is asking if the debacle affecting Auckland Airport is a product of underinvestment by the pipelines’ overseas owned maintainer, First Gas Limited. “Aside from a solitary digger exposing the frailties of basic infrastructure, does First Gas […]

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National’s health report card shows need for new plan

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National’s health report card shows need for new plan

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: National’s health report card shows need for new plan From increased GP fees, to kids getting sick from cold homes, to denial of important surgeries, National’s underfunding of health has hurt Kiwi families, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern.   “It’s time to invest in the health […]

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Love New Zealand: Fiscal Plan speech by James Shaw – 18 September 2017

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Love New Zealand: Fiscal Plan speech by James Shaw – 18 September 2017

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Love New Zealand: Fiscal Plan speech by James Shaw – 18 September 2017 James presented the Green Party’s fiscal plan for the 2017 election on 18 September 2017 at Biz Dojo, Wellington. Tena koutou katoa. Thank you so much for joining us here today, online or in the room. I am […]

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Eye clinic wait downright dangerous

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Eye clinic wait downright dangerous

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Eye clinic wait downright dangerous The fact that 9,500 Kiwis are waiting one and a half times longer than they should to get follow-up eye appointments is unacceptable and dangerous, says Labour’s Health Spokesperson David Clark. “These people are entitled to the reassurance that if they have serious […]

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Love New Zealand: Fiscal Plan speech by James Shaw

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Love New Zealand: Fiscal Plan speech by James Shaw

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Love New Zealand: Fiscal Plan speech by James Shaw Tena koutou katoa. Thank you so much for joining us here today, online or in the room. I am unreasonably excited about this event and the document that we’re launching tonight. Because what we’re doing is bringing together every […]

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Greens launch independently costed policy manifesto

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens launch independently costed policy manifesto

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Greens launch independently costed policy manifesto James Shaw MP on Monday, September 18, 2017 – 18:05 The Green Party today published its fully costed policy manifesto along with an independent analysis of its fiscal implications. The independent fiscal analysis, by economics consultancy Infometrics using Treasury data, shows that […]

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SPEECH: Water Charges: Labour And National

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand First, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on SPEECH: Water Charges: Labour And National

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: SPEECH: Water Charges: Labour And National Speech by the Rt Hon Winston Peters Farmer Environment Rally Morrinsville 18 September 2017 Excerpts from speech. Farming in New Zealand has always been based around handing your farm to the next generation, better than you found it. Today, we gather […]

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Greens back Nelson’s Rocks Road cycleway

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens back Nelson’s Rocks Road cycleway

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Greens back Nelson’s Rocks Road cycleway James Shaw MP on Monday, September 18, 2017 – 14:03 Green Party co-leader James Shaw announced today his party’s commitment to funding the Rocks Road Cycleway in Nelson. The Green Party has committed $23 million to fund the project, which involves creating […]

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Fuel pipeline debacle puts environment at risk

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Fuel pipeline debacle puts environment at risk

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Fuel pipeline debacle puts environment at risk Eugenie Sage MP on Monday, September 18, 2017 – 13:55 Northland Regional Council and Refining NZ need to release scientific evidence to support claims there has been no environmental damage from the rupture of the pipeline taking aviation fuel to Auckland […]

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Commercial water charge the right thing to do

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Commercial water charge the right thing to do

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Commercial water charge the right thing to do Eugenie Sage MP on Monday, September 18, 2017 – 12:48 Using water for commercial gain is a privilege that should be paid for, the Green Party said today. “We recognise that the issue of charging for water is complex and […]

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Cut Pipeline Proves Need For Rail Link To Marsden Point

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand First, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Cut Pipeline Proves Need For Rail Link To Marsden Point

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Cut Pipeline Proves Need For Rail Link To Marsden Point The public needs to know how the fuel pipeline from Marsden Point has been cut, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters. “How come signs were not put up? All […]

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National Government Cover-Up Of Victoria Uni’s Pike River Robot

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand First, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National Government Cover-Up Of Victoria Uni’s Pike River Robot

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: National Government Cover-Up Of Victoria Uni’s Pike River Robot NZ First can reveal that in late January, the Prime Minister received a proposal from Victoria University to re-enter Pike River mine using its robotic HADES underground mine disaster scout. “Unmanned entry could easily have taken place by […]

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Winston Peters: Our Plan To Clean Up Corporate New Zealand

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand First, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Winston Peters: Our Plan To Clean Up Corporate New Zealand

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Winston Peters: Our Plan To Clean Up Corporate New Zealand At a business meeting in Whangarei this afternoon, the Leader of New Zealand First and Northland MP, the Rt Hon Winston Peters, released policies to clean up corporate New Zealand. “We will adopt policies similar to what […]

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Filthy Rumour, Dirty Campaign

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand First, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Filthy Rumour, Dirty Campaign

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Filthy Rumour, Dirty Campaign “I was approached by a senior journalist this afternoon, whose opening question was: How is your health? “I made it very clear to him that if he, or any other party, thinks that spreading malicious rumours will not be met with the full […]

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Wellington-Lyttleton Ferry Needs Considering

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand First, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Wellington-Lyttleton Ferry Needs Considering

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Wellington-Lyttleton Ferry Needs Considering The viability of reinstating a car, freight and passenger ferry between Wellington and Lyttelton must be undertaken, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters. “The NZ Shipping Federation is saying the time is right for new […]

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National has serious questions to answer over Auckland fuel crisis

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National has serious questions to answer over Auckland fuel crisis

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: National has serious questions to answer over Auckland fuel crisis Thousands of air travellers looking for answers to Auckland Airport’s fuel crisis should be demanding the National Government come clean over its failure to secure fuel supply for the airport, says Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern.  “There are serious […]

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Greens announce plan to make every house a home

By   /  September 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens announce plan to make every house a home

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Greens announce plan to make every house a home James Shaw MP on Sunday, September 17, 2017 – 14:32 The Green Party today announced a progressive plan to protect the rights of people who rent and ensure that every house in New Zealand is warm, dry and healthy. […]

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Come clean on trade before the election

By   /  September 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Come clean on trade before the election

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Come clean on trade before the election In the two days before the election, New Zealand MFAT negotiators will attend a negotiations meeting in Japan on the successor to the failed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), now called the TPP-11. The negotiations are shrouded in secrecy but we know […]

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Secret TPP talks smack of desperation from National

By   /  September 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Green Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Secret TPP talks smack of desperation from National

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Secret TPP talks smack of desperation from National Barry Coates MP on Saturday, September 16, 2017 – 14:50 National’s last minute ditch to get the Trans Pacific Partnership 11 agreement across the line just a day before the general election smacks of desperation, the Green Party said today. […]

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National unravels on transport

By   /  September 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, General Election 2017, Labour Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National unravels on transport

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: National unravels on transport The release of extraordinary information showing that the East-West link could be the most expensive road in the world, at $327 million per kilometre, shows that National is fiscally reckless and out of ideas on transport, says Labour’s Transport spokesperson Michael Wood. “That makes […]

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