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Peters: Post-Election Announcement Speech

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 8:07 pm | New Zealand First Party

Peters: Post-Election Announcement Speech Let’s begin by thanking both the National and Labour parties for the manner in which these negotiations have been conducted and the work they have put into it. It should be said that during this time elements ... More >>

Agreement with NZ First to support a Labour-led Govt

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 7:48 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Agreement with New Zealand First to support a Labour-led Government Labour is pleased to have successfully concluded negotiations with New Zealand First as a critical step to forming a Labour-led progressive Government, says Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern. ... More >>

New Zealand now threatened by madman on the loose

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 7:25 pm | ACT New Zealand

“With no hints on policy, and vague attacks on ‘capitalism’, New Zealanders now face a weak left-wing coalition beholden to a madman on the loose,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

New Zealand First Statement Wed PM

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 5:28 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Statement Wed PM New Zealand First will be in a position tomorrow afternoon to make an announcement on the result of negotiations following the 2017 General Election. New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters said he had spoken ... More >>

TIN200 report – Wellington a major contributor to growth

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 12:48 pm | New Zealand National Party

List MP Brett Hudson welcomed the release of the TIN200 report showing that Wellington technology businesses made a great contribution to revenue and job growth over the past year, helping the sector to reach annual global revenues of $10 billion for ... More >>

Let’s Stop the Lies

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 10:20 am | New Zealand First Party

Fairfax claimed before 446,287 votes were even counted in the 2017 General Election that I was holding the country to ransom. More >>

TIN companies now generating $10b a year

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 8:35 pm | New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith have today congratulated New Zealand’s leading hi-tech companies for achieving a combined annual global revenue of $10 billion for the first time. “The ... More >>

NZ First Discussions - Monday PM Update

Monday, 16 October 2017, 5:26 pm | New Zealand First Party

NZ First Discussions The New Zealand First Board and Members of Parliament are continuing with their discussions around post-election negotiations. It is expected the meeting will go on for several more hours. ENDS More >>

Bennett to Fiji for climate talks ahead of Bonn

Monday, 16 October 2017, 12:59 pm | New Zealand Government

Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett will travel to Nadi today to join leaders and ministers at ministerial talks ahead of the 23rd Conference of the Parties – COP23 – in Bonn, Germany in November. More >>

Free Press. ACT’s regular bulletin

Monday, 16 October 2017, 11:06 am | ACT New Zealand

Why the Delay? The coalition talks are taking longer than Winston Peters promised. The media have slavishly built up Peters as Kingmaker for over a year. We thought he had leverage, too. But something’s wrong. He is flustered. He wanted to be more ... More >>

Predator Free starts in your own backyard

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 11:23 am | New Zealand Government

Hon Maggie Barry Minister of Conservation 14 October 2017 Media Statement Embargoed until 0600 14 October Predator Free starts in your own backyard this Conservation Week More >>

Tragedy for family and Defence Force

Friday, 13 October 2017, 1:51 pm | New Zealand Government

Defence Minister Mark Mitchell has extended his deepest condolences to the family of the Special Operations Force soldier who died during a maritime counter-terrorism training exercise off the Coromandel Peninsula this morning. More >>

New Zealand’s interests promoted on the world stage

Friday, 13 October 2017, 10:44 am | Office of the Speaker

The Speaker, Rt Hon David Carter, is leading a delegation, including Sarah Dowie MP (National) and Peeni Henare MP (Labour), to the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly in St Petersburg Russia from 13 to 19 October 2017. More >>

Smith pays tribute to Passchendaele soldiers

Friday, 13 October 2017, 8:16 am | New Zealand Government

Government Minister Dr Nick Smith has paid tribute to the New Zealand servicemen who fought in the Battle of Passchendaele a century ago at commemorations today in Belgium. More >>

Board Members’ Privacy

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 12:41 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First values our board members’ privacy, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

11 per cent mortgage rates again?

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 12:06 pm | ACT New Zealand

New Zealanders may pay a much higher price than they imagined if the last two times New Zealand First held the balance of power are any indication. More >>

MPI Finds No Food Safety Risks With Food Packaging Materials

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 12:03 pm | New Zealand Government

New data from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) shows there are no food safety risks with the use of everyday food packaging materials such as plastic and paper. More >>

Minister of Defence’s industry awards announced

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 11:06 am | New Zealand Government

The annual Minister of Defence Industry Awards of Excellence were presented at the Defence, Industry, National Security Forum in Wellington last night by Defence Minister Mark Mitchell. More >>

Bloodiest, Saddest Day in NZ’s Military History

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 9:58 am | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is calling for a report into how best New Zealand can commemorate the bloodiest and saddest day in the country’s military history, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

The Speaker to Represent Parliament @ Passchendaele Ceremony

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 10:02 am | Office of the Speaker

The Speaker, Rt Hon David Carter, will represent the people of New Zealand and our Parliament at the New Zealand National Commemorations for the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele in Belgium this week. He will be accompanied by a small ... More >>

NZ provides additional support for Vanuatu

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 4:48 pm | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has today announced a further $700,000 of support to Vanuatu for communities impacted by the evacuation from Ambae. More >>

Government congratulates industry for action on plastic bags

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 2:43 pm | New Zealand Government

Associate Environment Minister Scott Simpson has congratulated Countdown and New World supermarkets for taking an industry-led response to combat the usage of single-use plastic bags. More >>

ACT Leader David Seymour Offers Helpful Advice on Baubles

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 9:46 am | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour is offering other parties some helpful advice on baubles: slash them. More >>

Condolences From NZ First

Monday, 9 October 2017, 3:27 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First extends its sympathy to former New Zealand First MP Ria Bond who has been hit with personal tragedy, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

Free Press. ACT’s regular bulletin

Monday, 9 October 2017, 2:29 pm | ACT New Zealand

A Big Thank You This fortnight we are touring the country. Our members, supporters, candidates and donors who put so much into ACT’s campaign deserve thanks. By the numbers, we stood 41 candidates, delivered 580,000 addressed direct mail letters ... More >>

NZ First: Discussions (Sunday PM)

Sunday, 8 October 2017, 8:01 pm | New Zealand First Party

NZ First: Discussions (Sunday PM) New Zealand First will hold post-election discussions in Wellington tomorrow, Monday 9th October, with the National Party at 9.30am and the Labour Party at midday. Same venue. ENDS More >>

NZ First: Discussions

Saturday, 7 October 2017, 7:42 pm | New Zealand First Party

Discussions New Zealand First will hold post-election discussions in Wellington tomorrow, Sunday 8th October, with the National Party at midday and the Labour Party at 3pm – same venue as used previously. More >>

National’s focus on forming strong government

Saturday, 7 October 2017, 2:40 pm | New Zealand National Party

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 ... More >>

Labour welcomes final results

Saturday, 7 October 2017, 2:25 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour welcomes final results Today’s final election count has strengthened the mandate for change, and for negotiations to continue in earnest, says Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern. “We congratulate Angie Warren-Clark on becoming Labour’s ... More >>

Greens welcome new MP, even stronger mandate for change

Saturday, 7 October 2017, 2:10 pm | Green Party

Greens welcome new MP, even stronger mandate for change of government The Green Party is today welcoming its newest Member of Parliament, human rights lawyer Golriz Ghahraman, following the release of the special vote results, which also provide ... More >>

Land use ideas for River Corridor welcomed

Friday, 6 October 2017, 4:04 pm | New Zealand Government

Land use ideas for River Corridor welcomed Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner and Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel are welcoming the release of possible land uses for the Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor Regeneration ... More >>

Stuff Hatchet Job Becomes an Analysis

Friday, 6 October 2017, 12:23 pm | New Zealand First Party

Hatchet Job Becomes an Analysis The Stuff article titled A brief history of Winston Raymond Peters should have been assigned to the reject pile and never published. “The author proclaims he relied on the book Winston First by Martin Hames for much ... More >>

Further NZDF Flight to Vanuatu

Friday, 6 October 2017, 10:22 am | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee today announced a further New Zealand Defence Force C-130 flight to Vanuatu to deliver relief supplies for communities evacuated from Ambae. More >>

Honouring a distinguished servant of the people

Friday, 6 October 2017, 9:15 am | New Zealand Government

Minister for Māori Development Te Ururoa Flavell says Aotearoa has lost a tohunga and dedicated servant of the people with the passing of kaumātua Lewis Moeau, QSO. More >>

Lewis Moeau - he aituā, he aituā!

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 3:07 pm | New Zealand Labour Party

Lewis Moeau - he aituā, he aituā! Kua tau ngā pōkeao ki runga i te marae o Te Poho o Taharākau ki roto o Manutūkē, oti rā ki runga o Puketapu me Manawaru, ngā maunga tipua o te hautipua kua riro nei. E heke ana ngā roimata me ngā maimai ... More >>

Strong economy delivers $4.1 billion surplus

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 12:09 pm | New Zealand Government

The New Zealand Government has achieved its third fiscal surplus in a row with the Crown accounts for the year ended 30 June 2017 showing an OBEGAL surplus of $4.1 billion, $2.2 billion stronger than last year, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. More >>

New Measures Needed to Stem Flow of Fresh Water Pollution

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 11:46 am | Green Party

New research showing that three quarters of fresh water pollution is coming from streams exempt from fencing requirements means that new measures are needed to stop the pollution of our waterways, the Green Party said today. More >>

Preliminary discussions

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 12:27 pm | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First will hold post-election preliminary discussions in Wellington with the National Party tomorrow morning and the Labour Party tomorrow afternoon. More >>

Road safety needs to be a higher priority for next govt

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 10:28 am | Green Party

Official advice released to the Green Party under the Official Information Act shows that the previous National Government dismissed an option to make road safety its most important transport priority after being told the road toll was rising. More >>

Petrol Companies Should Foot Bill, Not Taxpayers

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 2:57 pm | New Zealand First Party

The big petrol companies should foot the bill for the NZ Defence Force helping out after the blow-out of the Marsden Point to Auckland pipeline , says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

Passchendaele Remembered Here & Overseas

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 12:10 pm | New Zealand Government

Passchendaele remembered here and overseas Commemorations to mark one of New Zealand’s darkest days will be held in New Zealand and Belgium this month to remember the Battle of Passchendaele. Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says the commemorative ... More >>

Prime Minister offers condolences to U.S

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 11:55 am | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Bill English has offered his condolences to the people of the United States in the wake of the mass shooting which took place in Las Vegas overnight. More >>

Prince William to attend NZ commemorations

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 8:46 am | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Bill English has welcomed the announcement that His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge will attend the New Zealand Battle of Passchendaele commemorations in Belgium this month. More >>

NZ providing additional support to Vanuatu

Monday, 2 October 2017, 6:35 pm | New Zealand Government

NZ providing additional support to Vanuatu New Zealand will provide further assistance to Vanuatu following the precautionary evacuation of Ambae due to volcanic activity, Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced. “A New Zealand Defence Force Hercules ... More >>

Thank You to the Papakura Electorate

Monday, 2 October 2017, 1:46 pm | New Zealand National Party

I would like to say a very big thank you to the constituents of the Papakura Electorate who made the effort to vote in the Election on 23 September. There was a good turnout of voters and I am thrilled to have been re-elected as the Member of Parliament for ... More >>

Suspension of Fuji Xerox From All-of-Government Contract

Monday, 2 October 2017, 1:17 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Fuji Xerox New Zealand (FXNZ) has been formally suspended from one All-of-Government contract and terminated from another. More >>

Commitment to Vision Zero Road Safety Plan Required

Monday, 2 October 2017, 12:41 pm | Green Party

The next government needs to commit to a goal of zero harm on our roads to address the rapidly rising numbers of people being killed there, the Green Party said today. More >>

Calls to New Zealand First Are Responded to

Monday, 2 October 2017, 10:39 am | New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters Leader of New Zealand First 2 OCTOBER 2017 Calls to New Zealand First Are Responded to More >>

Greens welcome call to action from environmental leaders

Sunday, 1 October 2017, 12:51 pm | Green Party

Greens welcome call to action from environmental leaders The Green Party today welcomed a call from leaders of seven key environmental organisations for the major political parties to prioritise protecting the environment. The challenge, supported by Forest ... More >>

International Day of Older Persons

Sunday, 1 October 2017, 12:50 pm | New Zealand Government

International Day of Older Persons Seniors Minister Maggie Barry has welcomed the United Nation’s International Day of Older Persons being marked around the world today. More >>

Jet fuel allocations return to normal

Saturday, 30 September 2017, 11:24 am | New Zealand Government

A return to 100 per cent jet fuel allocations at Auckland Airport is a great start to the school holidays for airlines and their customers, Energy and Resource Minister Judith Collins says. More >>

ECan chairman David Bedford retires

Friday, 29 September 2017, 3:22 pm | New Zealand Government

Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith has today paid tribute to the service given by David Bedford as a commissioner, appointed councillor and chair of Environment Canterbury during the past seven years. More >>

Dunne Speaks - Psycho Pathology in Politics

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 3:37 pm | Peter Dunne

In 1940, the notorious Labour politician, John A. Lee, was expelled from the Labour Party after writing a sensational article, "Psycho-Pathology in Politics", a thinly veiled attack on the dying Labour Prime Minister, Michael Joseph Savage. More >>

Cullen Fund Performs, But National Taxes It

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 2:55 pm | New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters Leader of New Zealand First 28 SEPTEMBER 2017 Cullen Fund Performs, But National Taxes It More >>

Official Cash Rate Shows Complacency

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 11:10 am | New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters Leader of New Zealand First 28 SEPTEMBER 2017 Official Cash Rate Shows Complacency More >>

Māori incorporation funded to undertake land use assessment

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 10:51 am | Ministry of Primary Industries

An Iwitea Māori Incorporation will receive up to $40,000 from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) to find the best sustainable use for their land. More >>

Kiwis in Bali urged to register with SafeTravel

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 1:23 pm | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee is encouraging all New Zealanders in, and travelling to Bali to register with Safe Travel. More >>

Reappointments to Valuers Registration Board

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 12:45 pm | New Zealand Government

Land Information Minister Mark Mitchell has announced the reappointment of Phillip Curnow and Ken Taylor to the Valuers Registration Board for a further three-year term. The Board is the authority that oversees the performance of New Zealand’s ... More >>

Update on Marsden Point fuel pipeline repair

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 12:25 pm | New Zealand Government

A focus on co-operation and innovation has helped meet the challenge of the Marsden Point pipeline disruption, Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins says. More >>

Newshub’s World of Make Believe

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 10:50 am | New Zealand First Party

Whatever Patrick Gower and the Newshub producers are on, they should get off it,” says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 

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