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Peter Dunne’s 7 Commitments to New Zealanders for 2013


Peter Dunne’s 7 Commitments to New Zealanders for 2013

‘We will achieve and we will deliver these things for the people of New Zealand’
– Peter Dunne, 29 January 2013
Beginning New Zealand’s much-needed debate on the future of superannuation with a Government Discussion Paper on Flexi Super
Establishing the Families Commission’s annual Family Status Report that will help keep policy-makers and politicians alike on track and family-focused

Putting in place the Game Animal Council and the end of guided helicopter hunting on the conservation estate

Introduction of pre-release alcohol and drug dependence assessments for prisoners

Passage of a new, fairer Child Support regime into law that reflects modern families, the modern lifestyle and modern work and the needs of our children

A new party pills and other psychoactive substances regime that will make the industry pay to prove their products are safe

Release of the new Suicide Prevention Action Plan


See Peter Dunne detail each of these seven key initiatives in Parliament yesterday, at www.inthehouse.co.nz/node/16787

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