Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | News Video | Crime | Employers | Housing | Immigration | Legal | Local Govt. | Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search

 

The Contender: Family Party Conference

THE FAMILY PARTY

www.familyparty.org.nz

PRESS STATEMENT FOR RELEASE

The Contender: Family Party Conference

Saturday 17th May, Mangere

http://www.thefamilyparty.org.nz/conference.php

16 May 2008. The Family Party is expecting a large public turnout at its conference tomorrow (Saturday 17th May) at the Nga Tapuwae Community Centre in Mangere.

The conference will feature keynote speeches from leader Richard Lewis, deputy leader Paul Adams and Mangere Candidate Galumalemana Jerry Filipaina. The program will include live music by South Auckland’s Pacific Music Award finalists, Cydel, and a high tech advertisement that the party intends to launch on the Internet.

Investigate Magazine’s author Ian Wishart will be a guest speaker.

“We’ve been working harder than any other party in Mangere, having visited nearly every single household twice. Our goal is to be part of the furniture by Election Day! Saturday is about taking our South Auckland campaign to the next level and also launching our nationwide campaign by featuring a high quality advertisement that we’ll be launching online,” says Mr Lewis.

He says the party will also be announcing policies that have found a lot of favour amongst locals during their door to door campaign, including repealing the Prostitution Law Reform Act, fixing the ill-conceived smacking laws and axing GST off basic (primary staple) food groups to make healthy food affordable.

“The policies we will present have already been endorsed at ground level in this community so we expect they will find a lot of favour. What’s more is that they are pro-family policies that the current Labour-led Government have rejected, which will make for an interesting debate in the community,” says Mr Lewis.

Conference Details:

Saturday 17th May 2008

10am – 3pm

Nga Tapuwae Community Centre

253 Buckland Road

Mangere East

RSVP to office@thefamilyparty.org.nz

Conference details: http://www.thefamilyparty.org.nz/conference.php

ends


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Back Again: Government Approves TPP11 Mandate

The Government has approved a negotiating mandate for Trans-Pacific Partnership 11 (TPP11), which will ensure New Zealand businesses remain competitive in overseas markets.

Trade Minister Todd McClay says New Zealand will be pushing for the minimal number of changes possible to the original TPP agreement, something that the remaining TPP11 countries have agreed on. More>>

ALSO:

.

 
 

Gordon Campbell: On Why Labour Isn’t Responsible For Barnaby Joyce

As a desperate Turnbull government tries to treat the Barnaby Joyce affair as a Pauline Hanson fever dream – blame it on the foreigners! We’re the victims of the dastardly New Zealand Labour Party! – our own government has chosen to further that narrative, and make itself an accomplice. More>>

ALSO:

Rail: Greens Back Tauranga – Hamilton – Auckland Service

The Green Party today announced that it will trial a passenger rail service between Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga starting in 2019, when it is in government. More>>

ALSO:

Housing: Voluntary Rental Warrant Of Fitness For Wellington

Wellington City Council is partnering with the University of Otago, Wellington, to launch a voluntary Rental Warrant of Fitness for minimum housing standards in Wellington, Mayor Justin Lester has announced. More>>

ALSO:

Treaty: Agreement In Principle Signed With Moriori

“The Crown acknowledges Moriori was left virtually landless from 1870, hindering its cultural, social and economic development. The Crown also acknowledges its contribution to the myths that the people of Moriori were racially inferior and became extinct." More>>

ALSO:

Susan Devoy: Call For Inquiry Into State Abuse Reaches UN

Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy is in Geneva and has asked a United Nations committee to urge the New Zealand government to initiate an inquiry into the physical and sexual abuse of children and disabled people held in state institutions. More>>

ALSO:

(Not National): Cross-Party Agreement On Pike River Re-Entry

The commitment was signed this afternoon by the leaders of Labour, United Future, The Maori Party, and the Green Party and, together with the earlier commitment by New Zealand First, means that there is now a Parliamentary majority behind the families’ fight for truth and justice. More>>

ALSO:

Earlier:

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages

Opening the Election
 
 
 
  • PublicAddress
  • Pundit
  • Kiwiblog