National Party

10th Jul 20, 5:31pm
Weakness in National's third line of defence has spread to the front line - will it be able to regain credibility to critique the Government's Covid-19 response?
Weakness in National's third line of defence has spread to the front line - will it be able to regain credibility to critique the Government's Covid-19 response?
10th Jul 20, 5:31pm
10th Jul 20, 11:10am
National list MP Jian Yang to retire from politics, having spent recent years making headlines for his strong connections to the Chinese Communist Party
National list MP Jian Yang to retire from politics, having spent recent years making headlines for his strong connections to the Chinese Communist Party
10th Jul 20, 11:10am
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10th Jul 20, 9:48am
Michelle Boag confesses she also sent National's Michael Woodhouse Covid-19 patient details for political gain; Relinquishes her membership of the party, resigns as Trustee of Simplicity Charitable Trust
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Michelle Boag confesses she also sent National's Michael Woodhouse Covid-19 patient details for political gain; Relinquishes her membership of the party, resigns as Trustee of Simplicity Charitable Trust
10th Jul 20, 9:48am
9th Jul 20, 3:44pm
National Party Leader Todd Muller pledges a return to surplus and major government debt pay down without raising taxes or cutting benefits
National Party Leader Todd Muller pledges a return to surplus and major government debt pay down without raising taxes or cutting benefits
9th Jul 20, 3:44pm
9th Jul 20, 9:43am
Peter Dunne says the Hamish Walker affair is potentially catastrophic for the National Party just over 10 weeks away from the general election
Peter Dunne says the Hamish Walker affair is potentially catastrophic for the National Party just over 10 weeks away from the general election
9th Jul 20, 9:43am
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8th Jul 20, 12:39pm
National MP Hamish Walker announces he won't stand for re-election in Southland as his leader says he wants him gone and the party's board meets to discuss his future
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National MP Hamish Walker announces he won't stand for re-election in Southland as his leader says he wants him gone and the party's board meets to discuss his future
8th Jul 20, 12:39pm
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7th Jul 20, 6:05pm
National MP Hamish Walker demoted after admitting to giving media outlets Covid-19 patients' personal details, provided to him by Michelle Boag - a former National president who worked for the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust
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National MP Hamish Walker demoted after admitting to giving media outlets Covid-19 patients' personal details, provided to him by Michelle Boag - a former National president who worked for the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust
7th Jul 20, 6:05pm
30th Jun 20, 6:44pm
Labour and National to support first reading of NZ First bill to increase the NZ Super residency requirement from 10 to 20 years 
Labour and National to support first reading of NZ First bill to increase the NZ Super residency requirement from 10 to 20 years 
30th Jun 20, 6:44pm
30th Jun 20, 9:34am
Brian Fallow takes a look at the National Party's heel dragging on climate change, suggesting the party is the climate’s fair weather friend
Brian Fallow takes a look at the National Party's heel dragging on climate change, suggesting the party is the climate’s fair weather friend
30th Jun 20, 9:34am
29th Jun 20, 11:26am
National's former deputy leader and election 2020 campaign manager, Paula Bennett, to retire from politics after 15 years
National's former deputy leader and election 2020 campaign manager, Paula Bennett, to retire from politics after 15 years
29th Jun 20, 11:26am
25th Jun 20, 6:26pm
1 News-Colmar Brunton Poll: Support for Labour drops back amid border problems and as Todd Muller takes over National's leadership
1 News-Colmar Brunton Poll: Support for Labour drops back amid border problems and as Todd Muller takes over National's leadership
25th Jun 20, 6:26pm
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24th Jun 20, 11:40am
NZ First blocks Auckland light rail; Ministry of Transport backs the NZ Infra bid; Unclear whether NZ Infra is interested in being involved with the project after the election
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NZ First blocks Auckland light rail; Ministry of Transport backs the NZ Infra bid; Unclear whether NZ Infra is interested in being involved with the project after the election
24th Jun 20, 11:40am
15th Jun 20, 10:02am
Chris Trotter assesses National leader Todd Muller's weekend speech suggesting he has told Jacinda Ardern: 'I’ll see your kindness and raise you unconditional Christian love'
Chris Trotter assesses National leader Todd Muller's weekend speech suggesting he has told Jacinda Ardern: 'I’ll see your kindness and raise you unconditional Christian love'
15th Jun 20, 10:02am
8th Jun 20, 8:30am
Chris Trotter argues the National Party has been reduced to angry incoherence and wonders what arguments it could offer that could slow Labour’s momentum
Chris Trotter argues the National Party has been reduced to angry incoherence and wonders what arguments it could offer that could slow Labour’s momentum
8th Jun 20, 8:30am
4th Jun 20, 9:08am
Peter Dunne says the Government and health authorities know that the public acquiescence achieved during lockdown was a moment in time unlikely to be achievable to the same extent again if future circumstances warrant it
Peter Dunne says the Government and health authorities know that the public acquiescence achieved during lockdown was a moment in time unlikely to be achievable to the same extent again if future circumstances warrant it
4th Jun 20, 9:08am
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29th May 20, 12:36pm
National's first economic policy under Muller's leadership: A $10k cash payment to businesses for every new full-time hire - payment capped at $100k
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National's first economic policy under Muller's leadership: A $10k cash payment to businesses for every new full-time hire - payment capped at $100k
29th May 20, 12:36pm
28th May 20, 8:33am
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
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
26th May 20, 4:51pm
Why Todd Muller needs to release part 1 of National's economic recovery plan ASAP to avoid being branded the MAGA hat guy leading a divided white party
Why Todd Muller needs to release part 1 of National's economic recovery plan ASAP to avoid being branded the MAGA hat guy leading a divided white party
26th May 20, 4:51pm
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25th May 20, 2:05pm
National releases new party list - Amy Adams takes third spot as 'COVID-19 recovery spokesperson'; Judith Collins stays at fourth but passes her high-profile housing portfolio to Nicola Willis; Simon Bridges says he'll run in Tauranga again
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National releases new party list - Amy Adams takes third spot as 'COVID-19 recovery spokesperson'; Judith Collins stays at fourth but passes her high-profile housing portfolio to Nicola Willis; Simon Bridges says he'll run in Tauranga again
25th May 20, 2:05pm
25th May 20, 7:57am
Chris Trotter argues Todd Muller's backers have rejected the radical conservatism of the evangelical Christian Right and reaffirmed the moderate conservative values out of which their National Party was born
Chris Trotter argues Todd Muller's backers have rejected the radical conservatism of the evangelical Christian Right and reaffirmed the moderate conservative values out of which their National Party was born
25th May 20, 7:57am

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