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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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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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National’s campaign of deception an affront to democracy

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 National’s campaign of deception an affront to democracy

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: National’s campaign of deception an affront to democracy Voters this week have a clear choice between Labour’s optimism and honesty, or rewarding National’s campaign of relentless lies, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. “Day after day National has been deliberately spreading lies about Labour, our intentions and what […]

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National’s economy scorecard: D for drift

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 National’s economy scorecard: D for drift

Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Headline: National’s economy scorecard: D for drift New Zealand’s economy is failing the very people it is supposed to uplift, characterised by stalled productivity, exports going backwards and a Government content to let it drift, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. “Voters have a clear choice in this […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.  […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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