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Multiple National MP’s Criticise ‘Bootcamp’ Training Programmes

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Multiple National MP’s Criticise ‘Bootcamp’ Training Programmes

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: Multiple National MP’s Criticise ‘Bootcamp’ Training Programmes “Just three months ago National MP’s made some damning comments in Parliament  stating their lack of confidence and their concerns with Army run, long-term, residential training programmes – now they have made a total flip-flop,” says New Zealand […]

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Labour And Labor Collusion Over Barnaby Joyce Grows

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour And Labor Collusion Over Barnaby Joyce Grows

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: Labour And Labor Collusion Over Barnaby Joyce Grows New Zealand First is doubtful the Leader of the New Zealand Labour Party Jacinda Ardern  did not know about MP Chris Hipkins’ line of questioning. “Why on earth has Jacinda Ardern allowed Mr Hipkins to engage in […]

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Statement on Julie Bishop’s comments

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Statement on Julie Bishop’s comments

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Statement on Julie Bishop’s comments It is highly regrettable that the Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has chosen to make false claims about the New Zealand Labour Party. I have been utterly transparent about this situation. I stand by my statements this morning that I knew absolutely nothing […]

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Barnaby Joyce Hit ‘An Underarm Delivery’

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MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: Barnaby Joyce Hit ‘An Underarm Delivery’ The hit put on Australian Deputy Prime Minister by the Labour Party and corroborated by a Minister in the National-led government is like an underarm delivery. “Are Labour’s Chris Hipkins and Minister Peter Dunne our answer to the Chappell […]

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Labour stands with Pike families

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour stands with Pike families

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Labour stands with Pike families A Labour Government will stand with the families of Pike River and reaffirm its commitment to safe workplaces by ensuring there will be a Minister responsible for Pike River, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. “The Pike River disaster was unacceptable. Twenty-nine […]

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Yes to Sallies – Labour will build more state houses

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Yes to Sallies – Labour will build more state houses

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Yes to Sallies – Labour will build more state houses The Salvation Army’s latest report ‘Taking Stock’ shows why New Zealand needs a Labour-led Government committed to a massive house building programme, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. “When the Sallies say the country needs 2000 extra state […]

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Super Fund divestment shifts the ground overnight on carbon risks

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Super Fund divestment shifts the ground overnight on carbon risks

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Super Fund divestment shifts the ground overnight on carbon risks James Shaw MP on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 – 11:20 The Green Party welcomes today’s announcement that the New Zealand Superannuation Fund has dumped $950 million of high-risk fossil fuel investments, despite a National Government […]

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Salvation Army report confirms National’s role in housing crisis

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MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Salvation Army report confirms National’s role in housing crisis Marama Davidson MP on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 – 10:42 The Salvation Army’s report Taking Stock: The Demand for Social Housing in New Zealand, released today, confirms that the National Government’s policies have been a driving […]

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Pay mental health workers fairly

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MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Pay mental health workers fairly Jan Logie MP on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 – 10:11 Mental health workers need to be paid fairly so that droves of people don’t leave the sector while it is in crisis, the Green Party said today. “The Government needs […]

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Barry Coates’ speech in the General Debate

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MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Barry Coates’ speech in the General Debate Barry Coates MP on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 – 09:45  Tēnā koe e Te Māngai o Te Whare. Ngā mihi nui ki a koutou. That speech from the Hon Paula Bennett is a classic example of the Government’s […]

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New Zealand First announces Wellington region candidates

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealand First announces Wellington region candidates

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand First announces Wellington region candidates WELLINGTON CITY COUNCILLOR TO STAND FOR NEW ZEALAND FIRST Long-term Wellington City Councillor, Andy Foster, has been selected to contest the Wellington Central seat for New Zealand First at this year’s election.   “Mr Foster’s unparalleled knowledge of Wellington […]

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National Backs Race-Based Water Taxes. Had Enough?

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National Backs Race-Based Water Taxes. Had Enough?

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: National Backs Race-Based Water Taxes. Had Enough? National Backs Race-Based Water Taxes. Had Enough? New Zealand First says National is the pot calling Labour’s kettle black over taxes on water, with National writing water ‘Koha for Consent’ into Deeds of Settlement.  “National provisioning Koha for […]

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Daggers Being Worn In Public – Not For New Zealand

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Daggers Being Worn In Public – Not For New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: Daggers Being Worn In Public – Not For New Zealand New Zealand First questions National’s intention to allow Sikhs to carry daggers in public. “National will change the law under the Crimes Act to allow Sikhs to carry the kirpan, their ceremonial dagger,” says New […]

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Another U-Turn By National On Youth Crime

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Another U-Turn By National On Youth Crime

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: Another U-Turn By National On Youth Crime National has done another U-turn – this time on boot camps for youth, says New Zealand First. “For nine years National has said there is no problem with youth justice,” says Social Development and Youth Affairs Spokesperson Darroch […]

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National’s boot camp plan heartless and illogical

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MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: National’s boot camp plan heartless and illogical Jan Logie MP on Monday, August 14, 2017 – 13:06 The Government’s plan to send 14-17 year-olds to an army boot camp is heartless and illogical, the Green Party said today. National announced yesterday that it would send […]

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New Zealanders deserve better than scaremongering over water

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealanders deserve better than scaremongering over water

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: New Zealanders deserve better than scaremongering over water New Zealanders need to hear from National about how they will fund the clean-up of our rivers and lakes for future generations. Instead, National has broadened its scare-mongering, says Labour’s Water spokesperson David Parker. “Everyone knows our water is too […]

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School Leavers’ Toolkit to equip young people for adult life

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on School Leavers’ Toolkit to equip young people for adult life

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: School Leavers’ Toolkit to equip young people for adult life Labour will give school leavers the practical skills and knowledge they need for adult life with a new School Leavers’ Toolkit, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. “Our teachers and schools do a great job of teaching […]

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NZ Wood Processing Under Threat From Lack Of Action

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on NZ Wood Processing Under Threat From Lack Of Action

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: NZ Wood Processing Under Threat From Lack Of Action New Zealand First says it will bring in a Canadian-style law to ensure log exports don’t destroy the New Zealand wood processing industry. “We have a bill before the Parliament to do just that,” says New […]

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Dog Whistling About Boot Camps Bit Late For National

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Dog Whistling About Boot Camps Bit Late For National

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: Dog Whistling About Boot Camps Bit Late For National Serious youth offenders have been allowed to run amok under National, which is now panicking and pouring $60 million into a boot camp and community groups. “It’s in a rush to herd them into the army […]

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New Zealand First Will Make The Government’s Fleet 100% Zero Emissions By 2025/26

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealand First Will Make The Government’s Fleet 100% Zero Emissions By 2025/26

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand First Will Make The Government’s Fleet 100% Zero Emissions By 2025/26 New Zealand First Will Make The Government’s Fleet 100% Zero Emissions By 2025/26 New Zealand First says the government’s electric vehicle announcement has likely been sparked by Official Information Act  requests initiated […]

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