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New Zealand First Policy On Power Companies

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand First, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand First Policy On Power Companies

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Zealand First Policy On Power Companies New Zealand First’s policy on power companies relates to our opposition to the sale of these state assets, as well over two thirds of New Zealanders were in 2013 when a referendum on the sale of state […]

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Rosy Glow On The Economy Is A Sham

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Rosy Glow On The Economy Is A Sham

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: Rosy Glow On The Economy Is A Sham Today’s Treasury forecast puts a rosy and reassuring glow over New Zealand’s economic outlook – as you would expect. “Look a little deeper and the gloss evaporates,” says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon […]

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SPEECH: “Putting the New Zealand economy first”

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on SPEECH: “Putting the New Zealand economy first”

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: SPEECH: “Putting the New Zealand economy first” BusinessNZ Election ConferenceTe Papa Wellington3 pm, 23 August 2017 This morning Treasury released its PREFU. The Treasury forecasts puts a rosy and reassuring glow over New Zealand’s economic outlook – as you would expect. But Look under the […]

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Labour to build starter homes and state houses in Palmerston North

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour to build starter homes and state houses in Palmerston North

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Labour to build starter homes and state houses in Palmerston North Labour will build 149 homes – a mix of KiwiBuild starter homes for first homebuyers and state houses – on land that National has left vacant for years, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. “Palmerston North […]

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Mt Albert State Housing Land Now In Chinese Hands

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Mt Albert State Housing Land Now In Chinese Hands

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: Mt Albert State Housing Land Now In Chinese Hands Why did a Mt Albert Housing NZ development end up in the hands of a Chinese company? “New Zealand First is asking questions as to why Housing NZ sold land in the Mt Albert electorate to […]

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Labour’s transport plan will get New Zealand moving

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour’s transport plan will get New Zealand moving

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Labour’s transport plan will get New Zealand moving Labour’s transport policy will create an integrated, 21st century transport system to move people and freight around New Zealand. As a priority we will act to immediately stop work on National’s plan to de-electrify the North Island Main Trunk Line, […]

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Farming leaders pledge to clean up New Zealand rivers

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Farming leaders pledge to clean up New Zealand rivers

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Farming leaders pledge to clean up New Zealand rivers Labour welcomes a pledge by the Farmers Leaders Group to make New Zealand’s rivers swimmable for our children and grandchildren, says Labour’s Water spokesperson David Parker.   “The farmers’ leaders say they have come together for the first time […]

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National’s Trade Myopia Sees Japan Slap Tariffs On Our Beef

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National’s Trade Myopia Sees Japan Slap Tariffs On Our Beef

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: National’s Trade Myopia Sees Japan Slap Tariffs On Our Beef New Zealand First says beef farmers throughout New Zealand are suffering from National’s negligence to secure a bilateral trade deal with Japan, like Australia’s success three years ago.  “Securing a free but fair trade deal […]

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Teachers Can Feel ‘Miffed’

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Teachers Can Feel ‘Miffed’

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: Teachers Can Feel ‘Miffed’ New Zealand teachers living and working here have a right to feel  miffed – their comrades who opted for the big OE are being enticed back with a $7000 cash handout. “Even worse, foreign teachers will get the money for coming […]

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Sanity Needs to Prevail Over Immigration

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Sanity Needs to Prevail Over Immigration

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: Sanity Needs to Prevail Over Immigration The old parties persisting with mass immigration between 53,000 and 73,000 is utter madness, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters. “The old parties’ plans for housing and infrastructure don’t even cater […]

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‘Desperado Bill’ Pulling Out Political Bribes

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on ‘Desperado Bill’ Pulling Out Political Bribes

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: ‘Desperado Bill’ Pulling Out Political Bribes Bill English has become ‘Desperado Bill’ pushing the panic button with yet another election bribe, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.  “When he was Finance Minister he shut up the government […]

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‘If You Can Keep Your Head When All About You Are Losing Theirs’

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on ‘If You Can Keep Your Head When All About You Are Losing Theirs’

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: ‘If You Can Keep Your Head When All About You Are Losing Theirs’ The 2017 campaign of promises demonstrates the old parties in Parliament are desperately doing anything to get political power. New Zealand First accuses them of making promises without regard to the fragile […]

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Labour pays tribute to Peter Dunne

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour pays tribute to Peter Dunne

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Labour pays tribute to Peter Dunne Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern has today paid tribute to United Future leader Peter Dunne, who announced he would no longer be standing in the 2017 General Election. “Today I acknowledge the significant contribution by Peter Dunne over 33 years to […]

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Two Old Parties Running Scared

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Two Old Parties Running Scared

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: Two Old Parties Running Scared The two old parties are running scared of New Zealand First. “Minister of Finance Steven Joyce and Labour Finance Spokesperson Grant Robertson refused to allow NZ First to join them in a live debate on TV One on the economy,” […]

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Labour is the only party with a plan to fix teacher shortage

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour is the only party with a plan to fix teacher shortage

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Labour is the only party with a plan to fix teacher shortage Only Labour has a comprehensive plan to fix the critical shortage of teachers that is already hampering our schools and is set to get worse after nine years of inaction by the National Government, says Labour’s […]

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Labour to invest in regional road rail

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Labour Party, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour to invest in regional road rail

MIL OSI – Source: Labour Party Headline: Labour to invest in regional road rail Labour will invest in a rapid rail network connecting Auckland, Hamilton, and Tauranga, and double funding to help complete important regional roading projects, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern.  “The ‘Golden Triangle’ of Auckland, Hamilton, and Tauranga contains half our […]

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New Zealand First Deplores Govt’s Manuka Honey Wrecking Ball

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealand First Deplores Govt’s Manuka Honey Wrecking Ball

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand First Deplores Govt’s Manuka Honey Wrecking Ball New Zealand First deplores the government’s wrecking ball approach to manuka honey authentication. “This authentication process began over three years ago and is now being delayed till the end of this year,” says New Zealand First […]

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100 Plus Serious Criminals Walking Free Is Not Justice

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on 100 Plus Serious Criminals Walking Free Is Not Justice

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: 100 Plus Serious Criminals Walking Free Is Not Justice Reports that over 100 serious criminals have escaped justice in South Auckland demands urgent answers from National Cabinet Ministers Paula Bennett, Amy Adams and Chris Finlayson, says New Zealand First. “Today’s Sunday Star-Times goes to the […]

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Housing Crisis: A Farce Of Pot Calling Kettle Black

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Housing Crisis: A Farce Of Pot Calling Kettle Black

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: Housing Crisis: A Farce Of Pot Calling Kettle Black National and Labour’s reaction to the housing crisis is to blame each other.  “Both are the guilty parties,” says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.   “The Labour Government up to […]

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Mangawhai Rates Quashed, But No Order For Refunds

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand First, Opposition News, Opposition Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Mangawhai Rates Quashed, But No Order For Refunds

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand First – Release/Statement Headline: Mangawhai Rates Quashed, But No Order For Refunds Northland’s Mangawhai ratepayers are to be congratulated for persisting with their court action to seek rates relief, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters. “They’ve got that with the High Court at […]

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