New Zealand First

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24th Sep 19, 10:27am
Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters says the Government is striving to address the quality of immigration, saying 'it’s not whether it’s too high it's whether you are getting the right people' that matters most
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Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters says the Government is striving to address the quality of immigration, saying 'it’s not whether it’s too high it's whether you are getting the right people' that matters most
24th Sep 19, 10:27am
22nd Aug 19, 9:26am
Peter Dunne says the 'half-baked' plan for Treasury to do the independent financial scrutiny of political party promises in next year's election should be ruled out altogether
Peter Dunne says the 'half-baked' plan for Treasury to do the independent financial scrutiny of political party promises in next year's election should be ruled out altogether
22nd Aug 19, 9:26am
8th Aug 19, 8:58am
Peter Dunne says questions are being asked whether NZ First is reverting to type and is it about to bring about a fracture within the government to allow it to differentiate itself, and perhaps recover its support, in time for the election
Peter Dunne says questions are being asked whether NZ First is reverting to type and is it about to bring about a fracture within the government to allow it to differentiate itself, and perhaps recover its support, in time for the election
8th Aug 19, 8:58am
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24th Jun 19, 4:00pm
Government to introduce deposit protection regime that will likely cover 40% of funds in bank deposits; Treasury warns costs could fall on bank customers, shareholders and taxpayers
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Government to introduce deposit protection regime that will likely cover 40% of funds in bank deposits; Treasury warns costs could fall on bank customers, shareholders and taxpayers
24th Jun 19, 4:00pm
1st Jun 19, 12:52pm
Jenée Tibshraeny on whether Finance Minister Grant Robertson has struck the right balance between more spending and achievable spending in Budget 2019
Jenée Tibshraeny on whether Finance Minister Grant Robertson has struck the right balance between more spending and achievable spending in Budget 2019
1st Jun 19, 12:52pm
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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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