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National supports firearms reform

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National supports firearms reform

Source: National Party Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges has welcomed the changes proposed by the Government today to reform our firearms legislation. “The terrorist attack in Christchurch last week has changed us as a nation.   “National has been clear since this devastating attack that we support changes to our regime and that we […]

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Gun control welcomed by Greens

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Gun control welcomed by Greens

Source: Green Party The Green Party welcomes the Prime Minister’s announcement on planned gun control laws, Green Party Co-leader James Shaw said today. “Banning military style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles makes everyone safer. Banning these guns is the first step towards systemic changes to our gun laws,” says James Shaw. “I welcome this announcement […]

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James Shaw’s speech in response to Christchurch mosque terror attacks

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on James Shaw’s speech in response to Christchurch mosque terror attacks

Source: Green Party Salaam alaikum. On Saturday, I accompanied the Prime Minister to Christchurch. The moment that affected me the most was our visit to the makeshift community centre at a Hagley Park school where many hundreds of bereaved and grieving family members had gathered. When the Prime Minister said to those families, in her […]

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Eugenie Sage’s speech in response to Christchurch mosque terror attacks

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Eugenie Sage’s speech in response to Christchurch mosque terror attacks

Source: Green Party Al salam alaikum. Everyone here in this House is expressing the deep grief and shock that is being felt across our country. We represent our people when we share the loss and the pain that Friday’s terrorist attack and mass murder caused. My thoughts are with the families and friends of each […]

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Golriz Ghahraman speech in response to the Christchurch mosque terror attacks

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Golriz Ghahraman speech in response to the Christchurch mosque terror attacks

Source: Green Party A-salaam-alaikum Mr Speaker, Our nation’s heart is broken. My heart is broken today. Five days on, as the wound is still fresh, we have comfort in all the love. All over our country. I have seen the outpouring of grief. I’ve stood with communities as we wrapped our arms around one another. […]

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Marama Davidson’s speech in response to Christchurch terrorist attack

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Marama Davidson’s speech in response to Christchurch terrorist attack

Source: Green Party Tēnā tātou,Ka tika, me whai whakaaro ki a rātou kuakapohia e ngā ringa tauwhiro ō Aituā.kapohia e ngā ringa tauwhiro ō Aituā.ao i tō koutou ngarohanga atu.Nō reira, ki a koutou kua wheturangitia,ki a koutou kua hoe iō koutou waka wairua ki tō tātou kaihangai te Wāhi Ngaro, hoea, hoea, hoea atu […]

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Opposition Leader’s Address to Parliament on Christchurch terror attacks

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Opposition Leader’s Address to Parliament on Christchurch terror attacks

Source: National Party Mr Speaker, as New Zealand woke on the 15th of March 2019, none of us could have imagined the horror and terror about to be unleashed on our way of life and on our people. As mums and dads, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters in Christchurch went to work, or to […]

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Opposition Leader visits Christchurch

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Opposition Leader visits Christchurch

Source: National Party Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges has today visited Christchurch alongside the Prime Minister and other Party Leaders and met with the Islamic community, some of the affected families and emergency responders. “Now is not a time for politics. The National Party stands in solidarity with the Prime Minister and the Government […]

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Opposition Leader condemns Christchurch attack

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Opposition Leader condemns Christchurch attack

Source: National Party Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges has condemned the Christchurch attacks and expresses condolences to the people of Canterbury. “Details are still emerging but the attacks are shocking. “We stand with and support the New Zealand Islamic community.  No one in this country should live in fear, no matter their race or […]

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Nash acting like Minister Against Small Business

By   /  March 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Nash acting like Minister Against Small Business

Source: National Party Stuart Nash seems oblivious to the harm a Capital Gains Tax would cause small business owners, National’s Small Business spokesperson Jacqui Dean says. “The Minister for Small Business said last week he hadn’t heard from any small businesses about a Capital Gains Tax. Where was he hiding? Small business owners are talking […]

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Taxpayers paying for Mr Twyford’s mistakes

By   /  March 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Taxpayers paying for Mr Twyford’s mistakes

Source: National Party Housing Minister Phil Twyford’s contract to underwrite KiwiBuild houses with developer Mike Greer Homes is looking murkier and murkier, National’s Housing spokesperson Judith Collins says. “There were 13 houses already being built by Mike Greer in the Christchurch development before KiwBuild got involved and agreed to underwrite 104 houses across the country. […]

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James Shaw recovering after an unprovoked attack

By   /  March 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on James Shaw recovering after an unprovoked attack

Source: Green Party The Green Party are supporting co-leader James Shaw and his whānau following an unprovoked attack this morning.  James Shaw is currently under observation in hospital and is unlikely to be back at Parliament today.  “I’ve been in touch with James this morning and he’s doing okay after this morning’s unprovoked attack. We […]

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Greens celebrate largest addition to national park in history

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens celebrate largest addition to national park in history

Source: Green Party The Green Party are today celebrating the single largest addition to a National Park in New Zealand’s history, with 64,400 hectares of land in the Mokihinui River catchment being added to Kahurangi National Park. “It’s incredible to see the gorgeous Mokihinui Gorge protected for perpetuity with this massive addition to our the […]

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Wellington bustastrophe is now a Govt failure

By   /  March 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Wellington bustastrophe is now a Govt failure

Source: National Party Continuing issues with Wellington’s public transport system, including driver shortages and service cut backs, demand a genuine response from central Government, local National Party Wellington-based MPs say. Associate Transport spokesperson Brett Hudson, MP for Hutt South Chris Bishop and National List MP based in Wellington Nicola Willis, are calling for the Government […]

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Govt won’t rule out taxing the family home

By   /  March 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Govt won’t rule out taxing the family home

Source: National Party The Government is providing no certainty to homeowners, despite claiming the family home would be exempt from a Capital Gains Tax because it won’t say whether a home-based business or flatmates would trigger the tax, National’s Finance spokesperson Amy Adams says. “The Tax Working Group’s recommendations would impose a Capital Gains Tax […]

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CGT valuations would pile on costs, benefit no-one

By   /  March 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on CGT valuations would pile on costs, benefit no-one

Source: National Party Valuing every single business, farm, rental property or family bach to comply with a Capital Gains Tax regime would impose billions of dollars of costs on New Zealanders while benefiting no-one apart from valuers, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges says. “The Tax Working Group recommends small businesses, rental properties, family baches […]

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SFO investigation into the National Party shows political donations reform is vital to our democracy

By   /  March 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on SFO investigation into the National Party shows political donations reform is vital to our democracy

Source: Green Party The Serious Fraud Office investigation into political donations received by the National Party is deeply alarming and highlights why we need stronger and more transparent political donation rules says Green Party Electoral Spokesperson Golriz Ghahraman. “Currently there are too many grey areas in the donation rules which allow political parties to auction […]

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Marama Davidson speech to Green Party Summer Policy Conference

By   /  March 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Marama Davidson speech to Green Party Summer Policy Conference

Source: Green Party Ko Ranginui kei runga Ko Papatuanuku kei raro Ko ngā tangata kei waenganui Tihei Mauri Ora! Ka nui te koa me te hari ki te kite i a koutou. I’ve just had a wonderful weekend hanging out with you all. This is a key event in our Green Party diary where we […]

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CGT would hit over 400,000 properties in New Zealand

By   /  March 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on CGT would hit over 400,000 properties in New Zealand

Source: National Party Labour’s proposed Capital Gains Tax would apply to more than 400,000 properties around the country because they are greater than 4,500 square metres, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges says. “Figures from Land Information New Zealand show there are 403,883 freehold properties around New Zealand that are greater than 4,500 square metres. […]

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Nash must be deaf to SME concerns over CGT

By   /  March 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, National Party, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Nash must be deaf to SME concerns over CGT

Source: National Party It is hard to believe that the Minister for Small Business hasn’t heard from a single small business on their concerns about a Capital Gains Tax, which amounts to a tax on their hard work, National’s Small Business spokesperson Jacqui Dean says. “A Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is front of mind for […]

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