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Peter Dunne says the Government will be worried that soon public concern about the social and economic impact of Covid19 - already sharply on the rise - will overtake support for the approach the Government has taken so far
28th May 20, 8:33am
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Peter Dunne says the Government will be worried that soon public concern about the social and economic impact of Covid19 - already sharply on the rise - will overtake support for the approach the Government has taken so far
1 News-Colmar Brunton Poll: National hits rock bottom at 29%; Todd Muller gets 0.2% in the preferred prime minister ranks; Mark Mitchell believed to be running for National leader too
21st May 20, 6:29pm
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1 News-Colmar Brunton Poll: National hits rock bottom at 29%; Todd Muller gets 0.2% in the preferred prime minister ranks; Mark Mitchell believed to be running for National leader too
Peter Dunne says regardless of the winner, the public will be asking whether a party as divided as it is can present itself as a credible, united team with a coherent and focused plan when the election comes round in just 17 weeks
21st May 20, 9:45am
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Peter Dunne says regardless of the winner, the public will be asking whether a party as divided as it is can present itself as a credible, united team with a coherent and focused plan when the election comes round in just 17 weeks
Newshub-Reid Research Poll: 60% of respondents back Ardern as PM, while only 5% want Bridges in the job; Labour has more than enough support to govern on its own
18th May 20, 6:26pm
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Newshub-Reid Research Poll: 60% of respondents back Ardern as PM, while only 5% want Bridges in the job; Labour has more than enough support to govern on its own
Jenée Tibshraeny on what was worse than Parliament mistakenly passing a law enabling taxpayers to lend billions to business
2nd May 20, 3:24pm
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Jenée Tibshraeny on what was worse than Parliament mistakenly passing a law enabling taxpayers to lend billions to business
Peter Dunne says next week’s events will set off a further process of major adjustment for the government, just as it will for every other New Zealander
23rd Apr 20, 9:06am
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Peter Dunne says next week’s events will set off a further process of major adjustment for the government, just as it will for every other New Zealander
Peter Dunne says the way the government has approached the pandemic crisis has effectively side-lined NZ First and the Greens and left them largely irrelevant
9th Apr 20, 9:11am
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Peter Dunne says the way the government has approached the pandemic crisis has effectively side-lined NZ First and the Greens and left them largely irrelevant
Govt to announce commercial property sector support this week; Banks nearly ready to write taxpayer-backed business loans; Treasury says 'bespoke' support for big business could involve debt, equity or regulatory relief
1st Apr 20, 2:54pm
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Govt to announce commercial property sector support this week; Banks nearly ready to write taxpayer-backed business loans; Treasury says 'bespoke' support for big business could involve debt, equity or regulatory relief
Simon Bridges isn't planning to follow in John Key's footsteps by hiking GST and cutting the corporate tax rate, but remains open-minded as circumstances change
11th Mar 20, 1:24pm
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Simon Bridges isn't planning to follow in John Key's footsteps by hiking GST and cutting the corporate tax rate, but remains open-minded as circumstances change
How coronavirus will exacerbate the personality politics election 2020 was always going to be fought on
6th Mar 20, 12:42pm
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How coronavirus will exacerbate the personality politics election 2020 was always going to be fought on
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces 2020 general election will be held on September 19; Says Labour's plan is to give NZers a contest that's 'positive, factual and robust'
28th Jan 20, 3:19pm
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces 2020 general election will be held on September 19; Says Labour's plan is to give NZers a contest that's 'positive, factual and robust'
Government plans to pass legislation under urgency to ban foreign political donations over $50 and require parties to include a certification on all their advertising to distinguish it from fake ads
3rd Dec 19, 12:01pm
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Government plans to pass legislation under urgency to ban foreign political donations over $50 and require parties to include a certification on all their advertising to distinguish it from fake ads
Second 1 News Colmar Brunton Poll in a row delivers good news for National, despite Simon Bridges lagging in the preferred prime minister ranks
2nd Dec 19, 6:39pm
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Second 1 News Colmar Brunton Poll in a row delivers good news for National, despite Simon Bridges lagging in the preferred prime minister ranks
National the winner in the latest 1 News-Colmar Brunton poll; Support rises to 47% at the expense of Labour falling to 40%; Bridges' popularity grows despite Ardern remaining the clear preferred prime minister 
14th Oct 19, 6:39pm
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National the winner in the latest 1 News-Colmar Brunton poll; Support rises to 47% at the expense of Labour falling to 40%; Bridges' popularity grows despite Ardern remaining the clear preferred prime minister 
Government rebukes China on reports of Chinese officials pressuring AUT to scrap a Tiananmen Square commemoration and condemning Hong Kong democracy protestors at Auckland University
6th Aug 19, 8:15pm
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Government rebukes China on reports of Chinese officials pressuring AUT to scrap a Tiananmen Square commemoration and condemning Hong Kong democracy protestors at Auckland University
National more popular than Labour in political poll despite support for Simon Bridges being rock-bottom; Outgoing Air NZ CEO Christopher Luxon deemed a preferred prime minister
29th Jul 19, 6:50pm
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National more popular than Labour in political poll despite support for Simon Bridges being rock-bottom; Outgoing Air NZ CEO Christopher Luxon deemed a preferred prime minister
Government commits to treating biological emissions differently to other greenhouse gas emissions as it introduces zero carbon legislation to Parliament; Fails to secure full support from National
8th May 19, 10:36am
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Government commits to treating biological emissions differently to other greenhouse gas emissions as it introduces zero carbon legislation to Parliament; Fails to secure full support from National
Labour one seat shy of being able to govern on its own according to 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton poll; Ardern soars ahead as preferred prime minister; Bridges neck and neck with Collins
15th Apr 19, 6:46pm
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Labour one seat shy of being able to govern on its own according to 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton poll; Ardern soars ahead as preferred prime minister; Bridges neck and neck with Collins
Peter Dunne bemoans the current sorry state of politics, which has seen the demise of give-and-take and balanced argument that had previously been the hallmarks of liberal democracy
4th Apr 19, 8:39am
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Peter Dunne bemoans the current sorry state of politics, which has seen the demise of give-and-take and balanced argument that had previously been the hallmarks of liberal democracy
Labour overtakes National, NZ First become irrelevant and Bridges falls to Collins' level in latest 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton poll
18th Feb 19, 6:43pm
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Labour overtakes National, NZ First become irrelevant and Bridges falls to Collins' level in latest 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton poll
National nose-dives in new poll to the point Labour and Greens wouldn't need NZ First to form a government; Collins receives more support than Bridges
11th Feb 19, 6:26pm
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National nose-dives in new poll to the point Labour and Greens wouldn't need NZ First to form a government; Collins receives more support than Bridges
Peter Dunne would like a political party he can vote for at the next election
20th Dec 18, 9:33am
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Peter Dunne would like a political party he can vote for at the next election
One News/Colmar Brunton poll puts support for Labour ahead of National and Ardern way ahead of Bridges, despite respondents' pessimism on the economy
23rd Oct 18, 7:07pm
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One News/Colmar Brunton poll puts support for Labour ahead of National and Ardern way ahead of Bridges, despite respondents' pessimism on the economy
An impact statement from Treasury and the IRD has revealed compliance with the current 2-year bright-line test is below 50% and this is likely to continue when the test extends to five years
6th Mar 18, 2:00pm
by Jason Walls
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An impact statement from Treasury and the IRD has revealed compliance with the current 2-year bright-line test is below 50% and this is likely to continue when the test extends to five years
National loses 2 seats after special votes, Labour and Greens gain 1 each; NZ First unmoved - Peters keeps Kingmaker position
7th Oct 17, 2:02pm
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National loses 2 seats after special votes, Labour and Greens gain 1 each; NZ First unmoved - Peters keeps Kingmaker position