New Zealand First

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13th May 19, 4:58pm
Acting PM and NZ First Leader Winston Peters has a crack at Fonterra's management for getting the company into a sticky debt situation that prompted it to sell Tip Top to an overseas buyer
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Acting PM and NZ First Leader Winston Peters has a crack at Fonterra's management for getting the company into a sticky debt situation that prompted it to sell Tip Top to an overseas buyer
13th May 19, 4:58pm
27th Nov 18, 3:22pm
Proposed employment relations law tweaked to give employers a way out of multi-employer collective agreements
Proposed employment relations law tweaked to give employers a way out of multi-employer collective agreements
27th Nov 18, 3:22pm
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19th Jan 18, 11:11am
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she and her partner Clarke Gayford are expecting a child in June; Winston Peters to be Acting PM for 6 weeks after baby's born
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she and her partner Clarke Gayford are expecting a child in June; Winston Peters to be Acting PM for 6 weeks after baby's born
19th Jan 18, 11:11am
27th Nov 17, 5:32pm
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hits back at criticism over the Government's refusal to release the 33 pages of 'notes' on its coalition agreement with New Zealand First
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hits back at criticism over the Government's refusal to release the 33 pages of 'notes' on its coalition agreement with New Zealand First
27th Nov 17, 5:32pm
27th Nov 17, 12:17pm
Leader of the Opposition says it's 'unacceptable' for PM to keep a document that supposedly reveals how the Government will behave, deal with the media and be held accountable, under wraps
Leader of the Opposition says it's 'unacceptable' for PM to keep a document that supposedly reveals how the Government will behave, deal with the media and be held accountable, under wraps
27th Nov 17, 12:17pm
30th Oct 17, 12:16pm
Robertson asks to be judged on how Labour govt lifts productivity; Says foreign investment still welcome, just not in existing houses; Is 'realistic' about RBNZ's ability to effect full employment
Robertson asks to be judged on how Labour govt lifts productivity; Says foreign investment still welcome, just not in existing houses; Is 'realistic' about RBNZ's ability to effect full employment
30th Oct 17, 12:16pm
29th Oct 17, 7:38am
Green Party's Shaw reveals leached nitrate levy policy is off the table - for the time being; Alex Tarrant reviews the government parties' climate change mitigation stances and wonder whether there'll be a future clash on the means to the end?
Green Party's Shaw reveals leached nitrate levy policy is off the table - for the time being; Alex Tarrant reviews the government parties' climate change mitigation stances and wonder whether there'll be a future clash on the means to the end?
29th Oct 17, 7:38am
27th Oct 17, 8:20am
Labour confirms demand-side housing policies are all go, despite no mention in coalition agreement with NZ First; Super Fund set to keep being taxed, even though Peters raised a fuss over election period
Labour confirms demand-side housing policies are all go, despite no mention in coalition agreement with NZ First; Super Fund set to keep being taxed, even though Peters raised a fuss over election period
27th Oct 17, 8:20am
25th Oct 17, 12:54pm
Ardern announces Cabinet positions: Robertson gets Finance, Twyford housing, urban development and transport; Jones, Shaw and Parker get Assoc. Finance
Ardern announces Cabinet positions: Robertson gets Finance, Twyford housing, urban development and transport; Jones, Shaw and Parker get Assoc. Finance
25th Oct 17, 12:54pm
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24th Oct 17, 4:39pm
Greens outline confidence and supply agreement with new Government, which includes 20 'policy goals' across Green priority areas; one goal is a Rent to Own housing scheme
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Greens outline confidence and supply agreement with new Government, which includes 20 'policy goals' across Green priority areas; one goal is a Rent to Own housing scheme
24th Oct 17, 4:39pm
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24th Oct 17, 3:19pm
The coalition deal: Regional Development gets the expected big push, with creation of a $1 bln per annum Regional Development (Provincial Growth) Fund; minimum wage to rise to $20 per hour by 2021; Kiwibank to get a boost
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The coalition deal: Regional Development gets the expected big push, with creation of a $1 bln per annum Regional Development (Provincial Growth) Fund; minimum wage to rise to $20 per hour by 2021; Kiwibank to get a boost
24th Oct 17, 3:19pm
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20th Oct 17, 5:15pm
Labour-led govt will bring in Zero Carbon Act, Climate Commission and have an all-sectors, all gasses pricing scheme; Ardern says Peters agrees on outcome, advocated strongly for the regions, which will show through in policies
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Labour-led govt will bring in Zero Carbon Act, Climate Commission and have an all-sectors, all gasses pricing scheme; Ardern says Peters agrees on outcome, advocated strongly for the regions, which will show through in policies
20th Oct 17, 5:15pm
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19th Oct 17, 7:04pm
Peters says NZ First will go into coalition with the Labour Party to turn around New Zealand capitalism in the face of economic slump which is already here: Arden says 'it's an exciting day'
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Peters says NZ First will go into coalition with the Labour Party to turn around New Zealand capitalism in the face of economic slump which is already here: Arden says 'it's an exciting day'
19th Oct 17, 7:04pm
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19th Oct 17, 1:37pm
Peters says at 1pm: Decision in a few hours; Pros and cons relating to both policy packages; Very, very anxious time for himself and caucus; Will do one final look over each policy offering
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Peters says at 1pm: Decision in a few hours; Pros and cons relating to both policy packages; Very, very anxious time for himself and caucus; Will do one final look over each policy offering
19th Oct 17, 1:37pm
19th Oct 17, 11:42am
Bill English to outline broad parameters of agreement to National Party caucus and board; Says a lot of progress made in last 24 hours, but that there's still time for more negotiations
Bill English to outline broad parameters of agreement to National Party caucus and board; Says a lot of progress made in last 24 hours, but that there's still time for more negotiations
19th Oct 17, 11:42am
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18th Oct 17, 10:18am
NZ First caucus meets over finer points after 2-day meeting with board which canvassed every policy in each of National's and Labour's packages - 'more than just 5 or 10'; Shane Jones says it's ring-sizing day - for his own nuptials
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NZ First caucus meets over finer points after 2-day meeting with board which canvassed every policy in each of National's and Labour's packages - 'more than just 5 or 10'; Shane Jones says it's ring-sizing day - for his own nuptials
18th Oct 17, 10:18am
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17th Oct 17, 5:51pm
NZ First board agrees on what each policy platform would mean, hasn't discussed which way to go, Winston Peters says; Board heading home; Caucus to finalise finer points with Labour and National
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NZ First board agrees on what each policy platform would mean, hasn't discussed which way to go, Winston Peters says; Board heading home; Caucus to finalise finer points with Labour and National
17th Oct 17, 5:51pm
17th Oct 17, 4:14pm
Jacinda Ardern better be hoping Winston Peters and James Shaw enjoy those surprise make-over shows; And why the Greens don't need a final decision from NZ First before ratifying Labour agreement
Jacinda Ardern better be hoping Winston Peters and James Shaw enjoy those surprise make-over shows; And why the Greens don't need a final decision from NZ First before ratifying Labour agreement
17th Oct 17, 4:14pm
17th Oct 17, 9:36am
Progress being made by NZ First board and caucus as meeting enters day 2, MP Shane Jones says: References Bible proverb relating to a King's throne being established forever if he is fair to the poor
Progress being made by NZ First board and caucus as meeting enters day 2, MP Shane Jones says: References Bible proverb relating to a King's throne being established forever if he is fair to the poor
17th Oct 17, 9:36am
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16th Oct 17, 9:01am
Outstanding issues, including Cabinet positions, mean NZ First board not debating completed agreements Monday, PM English says; Govt formation could come later this week
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Outstanding issues, including Cabinet positions, mean NZ First board not debating completed agreements Monday, PM English says; Govt formation could come later this week
16th Oct 17, 9:01am

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