Prime Minister John Key's Budget Video
22 May 2013
The National-led Government's
Budget, which we released to New Zealand last week, has
been extremely well received. That's because it delivers in
the areas that matter, and it supports our families who need
When I spoke in Parliament on the Budget last
week, it was great to have the chance to talk about our
success in Government. I also took the opportunity to point
out that the Opposition have adopted our mixed ownership
policy as their own.
Watch my latest video to see exactly
what I said.
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8/3: International Women’s Day Celebrated Around New Zealand
As women celebrate March 8th, International Women’s Day, in 23 events around New Zealand, it’s timely to reflect on the fact less than a third of our Members of Parliament are women, and that occupations that women dominate, such as caregivers, are amongst the lowest paid in New Zealand, Sue Kedgley, President of UN Women NZ said today.
“We hope that women’s issues will become prominent during election year and that all political parties will commit to policies that promote gender equity in New Zealand,” Ms Kedgley said.
“While women have made enormous progress in the last few decades, violence against women continues unabated and many women and girls suffer from discrimination and disadvantage around the world. More>>