Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  Politics  -  Page 2
Latest

Why TOP is the best thing the NZ dairy industry could wish for

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics, The Opportunities Party, TOP  /  Comments Off on Why TOP is the best thing the NZ dairy industry could wish for

Source: The Opportunities Party – TOP – Headline: Why TOP is the best thing the NZ dairy industry could wish for The future for New Zealand dairy products remains providing ingredients to global markets. Consumer goods and the so-called “high value” those products offer remains a fanciful destination for our dairy industry as it is […]

Read More →
Latest

June BOP underscores strong economy

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on June BOP underscores strong economy

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: June BOP underscores strong economy Better than expected balance of payments figures out this morning underscore the strength of both the services and goods sectors of the New Zealand economy, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. New Zealand’s current account deficit narrowed to $1.6 billion in […]

Read More →
Latest

NZ expresses condolences to Mexico

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ expresses condolences to Mexico

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ expresses condolences to Mexico Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has today expressed condolences to the families of those who have lost lives in the devastating earthquake in Mexico, or are still waiting for news about their loved ones. Latest reports are suggesting at least 140 […]

Read More →
Latest

We Have Plenty Of Affordable Housing

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics, The Opportunities Party, TOP  /  Comments Off on We Have Plenty Of Affordable Housing

Source: The Opportunities Party – TOP – Headline: We Have Plenty Of Affordable Housing With all the talk of the housing crisis, here’s a few facts to bear in mind. According to the last census, we have an estimated 185,000 unoccupied dwellings – just over 10% of all houses. That is more empty houses as […]

Read More →
Latest

Labour’s income tax would hurt Kiwi workers

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Coalition Political Parties, General Election 2017, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour’s income tax would hurt Kiwi workers

Source: National Party – Headline: Labour’s income tax would hurt Kiwi workers The average Kiwi worker will be $1060 worse off a year if Labour is elected to government, National Party Finance spokesperson Steven Joyce says. “Labour would legislate to overturn the currently legislated tax threshold changes so they no longer come in on 1 April,” […]

Read More →
Latest

Mexico’s National Day

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Defence, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Mexico’s National Day

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Mexico’s National Day Ambassador Traslosheros, Parliamentary colleagues, the Dean and members of the Diplomatic Corps, distinguished guests, members of Mexico’s community in New Zealand, ladies and gentlemen. While it’s an honour and a privilege for me to join you in celebrating Mexico’s National Day, can I […]

Read More →
Latest

Another day – another health crisis

By   /  September 20, 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 Another day – another health crisis

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Another day – another health crisis News today that the emergency department at Waikato has turned 180 patients away is another crisis for the Government and its besieged health system, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark. “It’s astonishing that the Government has had to rely on the private […]

Read More →
Latest

Fuel shortage highlights need for better public transport

By   /  September 20, 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 shortage highlights need for better public transport

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Fuel shortage highlights need for better public transport Julie-Anne Genter MP on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 – 10:37 Decades of underinvestment in Auckland’s public transport and minimal uptake of electric vehicles under National are being highlighted by the looming petrol shortage, the Green Party said today. “If more […]

Read More →
Latest

3.6 million Kiwis benefit from Pharmac’s model

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on 3.6 million Kiwis benefit from Pharmac’s model

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: 3.6 million Kiwis benefit from Pharmac’s model Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says new data shows that Pharmac is delivering more subsidised medicines, benefiting around 3.6 million Kiwis. “Pharmac’s model for increasing New Zealander’s access to subsidised medicines and treatments is world class,” says Dr Coleman. […]

Read More →
Latest

Labour will get tough on loan sharks

By   /  September 20, 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 Labour will get tough on loan sharks

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Labour will get tough on loan sharks   Labour will take a tough stance on loan sharks and make sure that the Commerce Commission is properly resourced to protect Kiwi consumers, says Labour’s Consumer Affairs spokesperson Michael Wood.   “People on low incomes must be protected from these […]

Read More →
Latest

China’s Growing Control In New Zealand Must Be Investigated

By   /  September 20, 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 China’s Growing Control In New Zealand Must Be Investigated

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: China’s Growing Control In New Zealand Must Be Investigated Communist China’s hold on New Zealand has to be explained, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters. “Last week we called for a full inquiry into how Jian Yang, a member […]

Read More →
Latest

Fuel pipeline fiasco highlights problems in the swamp kauri sector

By   /  September 20, 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 fiasco highlights problems in the swamp kauri sector

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Fuel pipeline fiasco highlights problems in the swamp kauri sector on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 – 08:16 19 September 2017 Fuel Pipeline fiasco highlights problems in the swamp kauri sector Speculation over the cause of the aviation fuel pipeline fiasco shows how loose the rules around swamp kauri […]

Read More →
Latest

GP letter more evidence of failure in mental health

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 GP letter more evidence of failure in mental health

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: GP letter more evidence of failure in mental health   A letter of complaint by medical practitioners to the Ministry of Health and Capital and Coast District Health Board underlines how badly patients are being let down by mental health services in Wellington, says Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern.  […]

Read More →
Latest

New ads underline clear choice for voters

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Coalition Political Parties, General Election 2017, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on New ads underline clear choice for voters

Source: National Party – Headline: New ads underline clear choice for voters New Zealanders looking for a strong government that can get on with the job should give their Party Vote to National, Campaign Chairman Steven Joyce says. “Our new broadcast ads released today underline the very clear choice voters have in this election between […]

Read More →
Latest

Anti-Māori Hate Groups

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, General Election 2017, Mana Movement, Mana Party, Maori, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Anti-Māori Hate Groups

Source: Mana Movement – Headline: Anti-Māori Hate Groups HOBSON’S LEGACY IS NOT HOBSON’S PLEDGE Press Statement Mon 18 Sept 2017 “Hobson’s Pledge is an-anti Māori hate group with a fixation on white supremacy” said MANA leader Hone Harawira “and they have NO place in Aotearoa society” “I’ve stood aside to see whether another Māori leader […]

Read More →
Latest

Tax cuts when kids go hungry shows National’s lack of moral compass

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 Tax cuts when kids go hungry shows National’s lack of moral compass

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Tax cuts when kids go hungry shows National’s lack of moral compass National’s campaign of tax cuts that give $400 million to the top 10 per cent of earners, at a time when 120 Kiwi kids every year are being hospitalised for malnutrition, shows they have lost their […]

Read More →
Latest

Freight being shifted off planes as fuel crisis worsens

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 Freight being shifted off planes as fuel crisis worsens

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Freight being shifted off planes as fuel crisis worsens Export freight is being shifted off flights because of the Government’s failure to manage the risk of disruption to jet fuel supplies, says Labour’s Economic Development spokesperson Stuart Nash. “It has been revealed to Labour that non-perishable export freight […]

Read More →
Latest

Apologise now Jonathan

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 Apologise now Jonathan

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Apologise now Jonathan Health Minister Jonathan Coleman must apologise for his part in a $2.3 billion shortfall that has contributed to delays in cancer diagnosis and treatment, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark. “All the Minister could say in an interview this morning is that ‘funding might have […]

Read More →
Latest

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 […]

Read More →
Latest

National committed to growth for New Zealanders

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Coalition Political Parties, General Election 2017, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National committed to growth for New Zealanders

Source: National Party – Headline: National committed to growth for New Zealanders New Zealanders have a clear choice this election between two very different economic directions for New Zealand – National’s plan to grow jobs and incomes and ensure families continue to get ahead, and Labour’s agenda that would take us backwards. “National is ambitious […]

Read More →