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Greens welcome call to action from environmental leaders

By   /  October 1, 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 welcome call to action from environmental leaders

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Greens welcome call to action from environmental leaders James Shaw MP on Sunday, October 1, 2017 – 11:51 The Green Party today welcomed a call from leaders of seven key environmental organisations for the major political parties to prioritise protecting the environment. The challenge, supported by Forest & […]

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Cullen Fund Performs, But National Taxes It

By   /  September 28, 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 Cullen Fund Performs, But National Taxes It

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Cullen Fund Performs, But National Taxes It National should apologise to New Zealanders for robbing their NZ Super nest egg. “Taxing the NZ Superannuation Fund, and not making taxpayer contributions for 10 years is a serious economic loser,” says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters. […]

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Welcome to our new MPs!

By   /  September 28, 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 Welcome to our new MPs!

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Welcome to our new MPs! On Monday we welcomed 17 fantastic new Labour MPs for their first day of Parliament. We’re thrilled to have such great additions to our team, and we can’t wait to see what they achieve over the next three years!  Watch some highlights from […]

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Official Cash Rate Shows Complacency

By   /  September 28, 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 Official Cash Rate Shows Complacency

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Official Cash Rate Shows Complacency Today’s announcement that the Official Cash Rate (OCR) will be left unchanged at 1.75 per cent maintains the tone of complacency on New Zealand’s economic outlook. “Beneath the veneer of stability large risks are lurking in the global economy,” says New Zealand […]

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Moving Forward

By   /  September 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics, The Opportunities Party, TOP  /  Comments Off on Moving Forward

Source: The Opportunities Party – TOP – Headline: Moving Forward That was a disappointing outcome for TOP from my perspective, but at least we now know that there are 50,000 early adopters out there for TOP & our best practice, evidence-based policy which promotes economic growth, social justice, and environmental sustainability. Thank you for caring […]

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NewsHub’s World Of Make Believe

By   /  September 27, 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 NewsHub’s World Of Make Believe

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NewsHub’s World Of Make Believe Whatever Patrick Gower and the Newshub producers are on, they should get off it,” says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters. “Their TV news broadcasts the last two nights have been fiction, and grossly misleading. I will not be explaining […]

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Fonterra CEO’s Outrageous $8.3M Pay Year

By   /  September 26, 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 Fonterra CEO’s Outrageous $8.3M Pay Year

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Fonterra CEO’s Outrageous $8.3M Pay Year New Zealand First says the huge $8.31 million pay year for Fonterra’s Theo Spierings is exactly why New Zealand needs ‘say-on-pay’ laws. “Is this corporate New Zealand? Fat cat payouts for doing their day job,” says the Rt Hon Winston Peters, Leader […]

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Fonterra CEO’s Outrageous $8.31M Pay Year

By   /  September 26, 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 Fonterra CEO’s Outrageous $8.31M Pay Year

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Fonterra CEO’s Outrageous $8.31M Pay Year New Zealand First says the huge $8.31 million pay year for Fonterra’s Theo Spierings is exactly why New Zealand needs ‘say-on-pay’ laws. “Is this corporate New Zealand? Fat cat payouts for doing their day job,” says the Rt Hon Winston Peters, […]

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Migrant Flood Continues Even Though Country Can’t Cope

By   /  September 22, 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 Migrant Flood Continues Even Though Country Can’t Cope

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Migrant Flood Continues Even Though Country Can’t Cope Housing, health services, and infrastructure will continue at bursting point with annual net migration in the August 2017 year reaching 73,500, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters. “The government deludes the […]

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Collins must release new report on pipeline vulnerability

By   /  September 22, 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 Collins must release new report on pipeline vulnerability

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Collins must release new report on pipeline vulnerability James Shaw MP on Friday, September 22, 2017 – 10:18 Judith Collins should release a new report, that had been due to come out this week, showing what the Government knew about the vulnerability of the fuel pipeline into Auckland, […]

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Greens welcome cage-free commitment from Foodstuffs

By   /  September 21, 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 welcome cage-free commitment from Foodstuffs

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Greens welcome cage-free commitment from Foodstuffs Mojo Mathers MP on Thursday, September 21, 2017 – 15:23 The Green Party welcomes today’s announcement from Foodstuffs that they will switch to completely cage-free eggs by 2027 in their supermarkets nationwide, and is calling on all supermarkets, to follow suit. “To […]

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Housing report earns Nats the red card

By   /  September 21, 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 Housing report earns Nats the red card

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Housing report earns Nats the red card National’s failure to acknowledge and fix the housing crisis will be their legacy. Labour will tackle the housing crisis head-on, says Labour Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. “Their report card shows National has let Kiwis down when it comes to ensuring there […]

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SPEECH: Auckland – A Waterfront Fit For The 21st Century

By   /  September 21, 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: Auckland – A Waterfront Fit For The 21st Century

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: SPEECH: Auckland – A Waterfront Fit For The 21st Century Excerpts from a public speechRally to Save the WaterfrontQuay Street, Auckland12pm, 21 September, 2017 Other cities making changes Major cities around the world have been redeveloping their waterfronts for decades – they have long since realised that […]

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Court Case Catches National In Cover-Up Mode

By   /  September 21, 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 Court Case Catches National In Cover-Up Mode

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Court Case Catches National In Cover-Up Mode New Zealand First says National has been blindsided by ex-Fuji Xerox NZ executives being taken to Court in a massive fraud involving public contracts. “With papers filed in the High Court against former Fuji Xerox hot shots, New Zealand First […]

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Sluggish growth reflects nine years of drift from National

By   /  September 21, 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 Sluggish growth reflects nine years of drift from National

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: Sluggish growth reflects nine years of drift from National Today’s GDP figures reflect an economy that the National Government has allowed to drift along on the basis of growing population rather than improving productivity and adding value, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. “It is important to recognise […]

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The New Way To Save The World.

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics, The Opportunities Party, TOP  /  Comments Off on The New Way To Save The World.

Source: The Opportunities Party – TOP – Headline: The New Way To Save The World. ACT and the Green Party’s idea of putting a tax on carbon isn’t the best way to fix our emissions problem. Nor for that matter is a nitrogen tax the best way to solve our fresh water woes. Cap and […]

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Dear Green Party – We Can’t Pay People With Your Values

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics, The Opportunities Party, TOP  /  Comments Off on Dear Green Party – We Can’t Pay People With Your Values

Source: The Opportunities Party – TOP – Headline: Dear Green Party – We Can’t Pay People With Your Values On Backbenches last night Green Party candidate Golriz Ghahraman refused to be drawn on any details of the Green Party immigration policy. Their policy appears to be to talk about it in terms of values only, […]

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SPEECH: Between The Red Devil And The Deep Blue Sea

By   /  September 21, 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: Between The Red Devil And The Deep Blue Sea

Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: SPEECH: Between The Red Devil And The Deep Blue Sea Public meeting Hotel Ashburton, Racecourse Road, Ashburton 1pm, 20th September, 2017   Thank you for this invitation to speak to you today and within a week of the National Party leader talking to you about your concerns […]

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Last hour TPP negotiations should not bind the new incoming government

By   /  September 21, 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 Last hour TPP negotiations should not bind the new incoming government

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Last hour TPP negotiations should not bind the new incoming government Barry Coates MP on Thursday, September 21, 2017 – 09:29 National’s last minute pitch to get the Trans Pacific Partnership 11 (TPP-11) agreement across the line just days before the general election should not bind the new […]

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Māori Party supports LGBQTI community

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, General Election 2017, Maori, Maori Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, NZ, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Māori Party supports LGBQTI community

Source: Maori Party – Headline: Māori Party supports LGBQTI community MEDIA STATEMENT 20 September, 2017 Marama Fox and Te Ururoa Flavell Māori Party co-leaders   Māori Party supports LGBQTI community   Māori Party co-leaders Marama Fox and Te Ururoa Flavell say they are fully supportive of the LGBQTI community after the party was accused of […]

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