National Party

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17th Nov 20, 6:19pm
How National's call for $28 billion of newly-printed money to go into productive assets is cornering Labour politically, and sparking necessary debate over RBNZ independence
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How National's call for $28 billion of newly-printed money to go into productive assets is cornering Labour politically, and sparking necessary debate over RBNZ independence
17th Nov 20, 6:19pm
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17th Nov 20, 10:04am
National's new Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly says the Government should be 'mandating' the RBNZ to ensure the new Funding for Lending money doesn't just flow into the housing market
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National's new Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly says the Government should be 'mandating' the RBNZ to ensure the new Funding for Lending money doesn't just flow into the housing market
17th Nov 20, 10:04am
17th Nov 20, 6:34am
PM pleased the RBNZ is looking to reimpose stricter bank lending rules on investors than owner-occupiers, but won't go so far as to suggest what new LVR rules should look like
PM pleased the RBNZ is looking to reimpose stricter bank lending rules on investors than owner-occupiers, but won't go so far as to suggest what new LVR rules should look like
17th Nov 20, 6:34am
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11th Nov 20, 12:53pm
National's new list: Bayly and Woodhouse shoot up the ranks to get top financial roles; Goldsmith and Brownlee demoted; Collins strikes balance between fresh faces and political experience
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National's new list: Bayly and Woodhouse shoot up the ranks to get top financial roles; Goldsmith and Brownlee demoted; Collins strikes balance between fresh faces and political experience
11th Nov 20, 12:53pm
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10th Nov 20, 12:57pm
National caucus elects medical doctor Shane Reti as Deputy Leader; Backs Judith Collins to remain Leader
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National caucus elects medical doctor Shane Reti as Deputy Leader; Backs Judith Collins to remain Leader
10th Nov 20, 12:57pm
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6th Nov 20, 2:03pm
Final election results: Māori Party to return to Parliament with two seats, National loses more seats; Brownlee won't seek reappointment as deputy leader, Margin tightens on cannabis
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Final election results: Māori Party to return to Parliament with two seats, National loses more seats; Brownlee won't seek reappointment as deputy leader, Margin tightens on cannabis
6th Nov 20, 2:03pm
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30th Oct 20, 2:06pm
Preliminary referendum results: 65% of voters support legalising euthanasia; 46% support legalising recreational cannabis use; Labour won't pursue other drug law reform
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Preliminary referendum results: 65% of voters support legalising euthanasia; 46% support legalising recreational cannabis use; Labour won't pursue other drug law reform
30th Oct 20, 2:06pm
29th Oct 20, 9:13am
Peter Dunne says over the last two elections the genuine traditional liberal voice, so long a feature of New Zealand politics, has all but disappeared
Peter Dunne says over the last two elections the genuine traditional liberal voice, so long a feature of New Zealand politics, has all but disappeared
29th Oct 20, 9:13am
26th Oct 20, 9:00am
If National is to make it back to power, then it will have to re-learn how to organise and inspire the public’s political imagination, says Chris Trotter
If National is to make it back to power, then it will have to re-learn how to organise and inspire the public’s political imagination, says Chris Trotter
26th Oct 20, 9:00am
22nd Oct 20, 9:14am
Peter Dunne says the National Party has to confront some unpleasant realities
Peter Dunne says the National Party has to confront some unpleasant realities
22nd Oct 20, 9:14am
18th Oct 20, 1:46pm
Judith Collins hopes to contest the 2023 election as National leader, saying the party needs 'stability'; She pledges to have a 'thorough' party review conducted
Judith Collins hopes to contest the 2023 election as National leader, saying the party needs 'stability'; She pledges to have a 'thorough' party review conducted
18th Oct 20, 1:46pm
18th Oct 20, 10:14am
Chris Trotter hears Jacinda Ardern calling the result a 'mandate to accelerate' but he wonders where to and what that means given her essentially conservative instincts that won over so many National voters
Chris Trotter hears Jacinda Ardern calling the result a 'mandate to accelerate' but he wonders where to and what that means given her essentially conservative instincts that won over so many National voters
18th Oct 20, 10:14am
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17th Oct 20, 7:02pm
Election 2020: Updates on the results, commentary, thrills and spills of the evening
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Election 2020: Updates on the results, commentary, thrills and spills of the evening
17th Oct 20, 7:02pm
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15th Oct 20, 6:38pm
1 News-Colmar Brunton Poll: Labour would need Greens' support to govern; Support for Greens' climbs to 8%
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1 News-Colmar Brunton Poll: Labour would need Greens' support to govern; Support for Greens' climbs to 8%
15th Oct 20, 6:38pm
15th Oct 20, 5:29pm
A day on the campaign trail: Jacinda Ardern sees silver lining of regional house price growth; Judith Collins rubbishes underwriting property development
A day on the campaign trail: Jacinda Ardern sees silver lining of regional house price growth; Judith Collins rubbishes underwriting property development
15th Oct 20, 5:29pm
13th Oct 20, 9:59am
Keeping 'em honest: A look at the glaring inconsistencies on politicking around the wage subsidy, JobStart and house price growth
Keeping 'em honest: A look at the glaring inconsistencies on politicking around the wage subsidy, JobStart and house price growth
13th Oct 20, 9:59am
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12th Oct 20, 9:45am
Brian Fallow takes a look at the energy policies of the Labour, National, Green and ACT parties against the backdrop of uncertainty over the future of the aluminium smelter at Tiwai Point and the oil refinery at Marsden Point
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Brian Fallow takes a look at the energy policies of the Labour, National, Green and ACT parties against the backdrop of uncertainty over the future of the aluminium smelter at Tiwai Point and the oil refinery at Marsden Point
12th Oct 20, 9:45am
11th Oct 20, 6:02am
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More than 40 years after he arrived in parliament, Winston Peters is facing, barring a miracle, the end of the line. Danyl Mclauchlan traces the life & times of one of the most compelling and enduring characters in NZ political history
More than 40 years after he arrived in parliament, Winston Peters is facing, barring a miracle, the end of the line. Danyl Mclauchlan traces the life & times of one of the most compelling and enduring characters in NZ political history
11th Oct 20, 6:02am
9th Oct 20, 3:01pm
Paul Goldsmith on why using borrowed money to invest in the Super Fund is a bad idea, even if halting contributions would reduce the size of the fund by $20 billion over 10 years
Paul Goldsmith on why using borrowed money to invest in the Super Fund is a bad idea, even if halting contributions would reduce the size of the fund by $20 billion over 10 years
9th Oct 20, 3:01pm
8th Oct 20, 12:14pm
National leader Judith Collins claims Labour would get around its promise of no Capital Gains Tax by doing a Wealth Tax instead
National leader Judith Collins claims Labour would get around its promise of no Capital Gains Tax by doing a Wealth Tax instead
8th Oct 20, 12:14pm
8th Oct 20, 10:06am
Peter Dunne is underwhelmed and undecided little more than a week out from the election
Peter Dunne is underwhelmed and undecided little more than a week out from the election
8th Oct 20, 10:06am
5th Oct 20, 4:40pm
National housing policy: Progressive home ownership for state housing tenants, require councils to open up land for development, reinstate the HLC model
National housing policy: Progressive home ownership for state housing tenants, require councils to open up land for development, reinstate the HLC model
5th Oct 20, 4:40pm
5th Oct 20, 12:24pm
David Hargreaves says with the NZ borders closed, now is when we should be having a national discussion on migration and population - so why aren't we?
David Hargreaves says with the NZ borders closed, now is when we should be having a national discussion on migration and population - so why aren't we?
5th Oct 20, 12:24pm
28th Sep 20, 11:45am
Labour aims for three-to-five year extension to life of the Southland smelter, including 'supporting' Transpower to allow reduced power costs for the smelter owner NZAS
Labour aims for three-to-five year extension to life of the Southland smelter, including 'supporting' Transpower to allow reduced power costs for the smelter owner NZAS
28th Sep 20, 11:45am
28th Sep 20, 7:28am
Chris Trotter suggests New Zealand may be set for a period of heightened political divisiveness
Chris Trotter suggests New Zealand may be set for a period of heightened political divisiveness
28th Sep 20, 7:28am

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