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Hateful diplomat should be expelled

By   /  November 3, 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 Hateful diplomat should be expelled

Source: National Party – Headline: Hateful diplomat should be expelled National Party Foreign Affairs spokesperson Gerry Brownlee says reports that an Iranian diplomat delivered what was effectively a hate speech at an Auckland mosque in June raises questions as to why Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters hasn’t already required the withdrawal of the diplomat’s credentials […]

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National unveils strong Opposition team

By   /  November 2, 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 unveils strong Opposition team

Source: National Party – Headline: National unveils strong Opposition team National Party Leader Bill English has unveiled a strong Opposition team which will hold the Government to account and ensure it does not squander the opportunities New Zealanders have created for our country in recent years. “New Zealand is doing well, with low unemployment, thousands […]

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New government inherits very strong labour market

By   /  November 1, 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 government inherits very strong labour market

Source: National Party – Headline: New government inherits very strong labour market New Zealand’s strong employment market and dropping unemployment rate reflects the hard work of all our businesses and the confidence they have had in the country’s economic plan over the last nine years, National Party Leader Bill English says. “The unemployment rate at […]

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Labour’s housing “ban” half-cooked

By   /  October 31, 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 housing “ban” half-cooked

Source: National Party – Headline: Labour’s housing “ban” half-cooked The Labour Government’s jury-rigged “ban” on selling houses to foreign buyers in a very strange announcement that raises many more questions than it answers, National Party Finance spokesperson Steven Joyce says. “The first and strangest thing about Labour’s announcement is that it isn’t an actual ban. […]

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Scrapping National Standards bad news for parents

By   /  October 30, 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 Scrapping National Standards bad news for parents

Source: National Party – Headline: Scrapping National Standards bad news for parents Labour’s plan to dismantle National Standards shows their disregard for parents and the needs of students around the country, National Party MP Nikki Kaye says. “Parents need to know where their kids are up to and children need to know how they are […]

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Robertson should front up on coalition costings

By   /  October 30, 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 Robertson should front up on coalition costings

Source: National Party – Headline: Robertson should front up on coalition costings New Finance Minister Grant Robertson needs to front up on the new coalition government’s spending plans and not make inaccurate excuses, National Party Finance Spokesperson Steven Joyce says. “Mr Robertson has done two long-form interviews over this weekend and yet New Zealanders are […]

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Bloated executive gets new govt off to bad start

By   /  October 25, 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 Bloated executive gets new govt off to bad start

Source: National Party – Headline: Bloated executive gets new govt off to bad start Today’s announcement that there will be 31 ministers, ministers outside Cabinet and under-secretaries in the new executive shows the incoming government intends to use taxpayer money to solve political problems, National Party Leader Bill English says. “There is no justification for […]

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National’s focus on forming strong government

By   /  October 7, 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’s focus on forming strong government

Source: National Party – Headline: National’s focus on forming strong government With all the votes now counted it is clear that National has finished ten seats ahead of the Labour Party and also ahead of the Labour/Green grouping, says National Party Leader Bill English. “I want to thank the more than 1.15 million voters that […]

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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,” […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Ardern still all at sea on water tax

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 Ardern still all at sea on water tax

Source: National Party – Headline: Ardern still all at sea on water tax Only four days out from the election, and Labour’s leader still has no idea how much her planned water tax would cost New Zealand households, businesses and farms – and who would pay it, National Party Finance Spokesperson Steven Joyce says. Challenged […]

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Dodgy poll reflects poorly on Greens

By   /  September 18, 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 Dodgy poll reflects poorly on Greens

Source: National Party – Headline: Dodgy poll reflects poorly on Greens Claims by the Green Party that its polls show it is going to win the Nelson seat this Saturday shows just how desperate they have become since their slump in the polls says Nelson MP Nick Smith. “The Green Party is push polling in […]

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National releases plan for economic success

By   /  September 18, 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 releases plan for economic success

Source: National Party – Headline: National releases plan for economic success National has released its five point plan for the New Zealand economy and our tax system, designed to deliver sustained economic success and help families and businesses get ahead. “Under National New Zealand will have a stronger economy that works with Kiwi businesses and […]

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National supporting New Zealand families

By   /  September 17, 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 supporting New Zealand families

Source: National Party – Headline: National supporting New Zealand families National is helping New Zealand families get ahead by delivering more jobs, boosting incomes and delivering better public services for all New Zealanders. “Today we launched our Families policy for the 2017 election, and we’re focused on ensuring that all New Zealanders enjoy the benefits […]

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Rotorua City to Airport link to unlock economic growth

By   /  September 16, 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 Rotorua City to Airport link to unlock economic growth

Source: National Party – Headline: Rotorua City to Airport link to unlock economic growth A re-elected National Government will four-lane Te Ngae Road between Rotorua City and the airport, Transport Spokesperson Simon Bridges says.  “National is committed to delivering the infrastructure our regions need to support our growing country. That’s why we are accelerating the […]

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$680 lift in Superannuation on 1 April 2018

By   /  September 16, 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 $680 lift in Superannuation on 1 April 2018

Source: National Party – Headline: $680 lift in Superannuation on 1 April 2018 National’s strong economic plan will deliver an extra $680 a year per couple in New Zealand superannuation payments from 1 April next year, Seniors spokesperson Maggie Barry says. “Our strong and growing economy is allowing the Government to regularly lift the incomes […]

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Lower Hutt transport fast-tracked

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Coalition Political Parties, General Election 2017, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Lower Hutt transport fast-tracked

MIL OSI – Source: National Party – Headline: Lower Hutt transport fast-tracked National will fast-track construction of the new Melling interchange as well as the investigation and design of a new interchange at Kennedy Good – both along State Highway 2 in Lower Hutt, National Party Transport Spokesperson Simon Bridges says. “State Highway 2 is […]

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Updated Labour tax ad released

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Coalition Political Parties, General Election 2017, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Updated Labour tax ad released

MIL OSI – Source: National Party – Headline: Updated Labour tax ad released The National Party has today released a new advertisement updated to reflect the latest changes in Labour’s tax policy, National Party Campaign Chair Steven Joyce says. “Our advertising team have worked tirelessly overnight to incorporate yesterday’s changes to what has become the […]

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National to strengthen biosecurity rules

By   /  September 14, 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 to strengthen biosecurity rules

Source: National Party – Headline: National to strengthen biosecurity rules A re-elected National Government will strengthen biosecurity rules, toughen penalties for stock rustling and help exporters add value, National Party Primary Industries Spokesperson Nathan Guy says. “These policies will help grow and protect the primary sector sustainably, and support our goal of doubling the value […]

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