New Zealand First

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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
13th Oct 17, 2:48pm
NZ First will hold joint caucus and board meeting on Monday to discuss government formation, Winston Peters says
NZ First will hold joint caucus and board meeting on Monday to discuss government formation, Winston Peters says
13th Oct 17, 2:48pm
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12th Oct 17, 12:35pm
NZ First board might not meet until weekend or even Monday to discuss which deal to agree to, Peters says
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NZ First board might not meet until weekend or even Monday to discuss which deal to agree to, Peters says
12th Oct 17, 12:35pm
12th Oct 17, 10:22am
New Zealand First calls for a report into how NZ can best commemorate Passchendaele; Is Veterans' Affairs on the Ministerial cards?
New Zealand First calls for a report into how NZ can best commemorate Passchendaele; Is Veterans' Affairs on the Ministerial cards?
12th Oct 17, 10:22am
12th Oct 17, 7:33am
Winston Peters says he wants a high majority of NZ First's board and caucus to approve whichever deal the party accepts; Says internal discussions will carry on till then
Winston Peters says he wants a high majority of NZ First's board and caucus to approve whichever deal the party accepts; Says internal discussions will carry on till then
12th Oct 17, 7:33am
11th Oct 17, 2:44pm
Winston Peters says we're now in compromise territory; National wasn't a fan of the Auckland Port to Whangarei move, but something has to be shifted up there; Is the answer across the water?
Winston Peters says we're now in compromise territory; National wasn't a fan of the Auckland Port to Whangarei move, but something has to be shifted up there; Is the answer across the water?
11th Oct 17, 2:44pm
11th Oct 17, 1:06pm
Peters says we need to consider if NZ needs a deposit guarantee scheme like in Australia, but won't be drawn on whether the NZ First policy has been discussed with National or Labour
Peters says we need to consider if NZ needs a deposit guarantee scheme like in Australia, but won't be drawn on whether the NZ First policy has been discussed with National or Labour
11th Oct 17, 1:06pm
10th Oct 17, 4:40pm
Winston Peters indicates he's treating Labour and the Greens as one party in response to question on why he won't meet with James Shaw; 'They've hugged each other for years'; Greens tried to reach out to NZ First - no answer
Winston Peters indicates he's treating Labour and the Greens as one party in response to question on why he won't meet with James Shaw; 'They've hugged each other for years'; Greens tried to reach out to NZ First - no answer
10th Oct 17, 4:40pm
10th Oct 17, 1:34pm
NZ First leader Winston Peters discusses overvalued & volatile NZ dollar, housing affordability and coalitions - with the media at least
NZ First leader Winston Peters discusses overvalued & volatile NZ dollar, housing affordability and coalitions - with the media at least
10th Oct 17, 1:34pm
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9th Oct 17, 12:26pm
Foreign ownership rules, post-1984 economic paradigm up for debate in NZ First talks with National and Labour; Peters still not a fan of HNA-UDC deal
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Foreign ownership rules, post-1984 economic paradigm up for debate in NZ First talks with National and Labour; Peters still not a fan of HNA-UDC deal
9th Oct 17, 12:26pm
9th Oct 17, 7:34am
'Policy is everything,' Kingmaker Winston Peters says after first heavy round of talks held Sunday; English and Ardern say talks were positive, set to carry on through Monday
'Policy is everything,' Kingmaker Winston Peters says after first heavy round of talks held Sunday; English and Ardern say talks were positive, set to carry on through Monday
9th Oct 17, 7:34am
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7th Oct 17, 2:02pm
National loses 2 seats after special votes, Labour and Greens gain 1 each; NZ First unmoved - Peters keeps Kingmaker position
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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
5th Oct 17, 7:32pm
Alex Tarrant re-lives Thursday's epic political events as Peters, English and Ardern try to navigate Parliament's notorious internal transport systems. It was a day for the history books
Alex Tarrant re-lives Thursday's epic political events as Peters, English and Ardern try to navigate Parliament's notorious internal transport systems. It was a day for the history books
5th Oct 17, 7:32pm
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5th Oct 17, 10:35am
English and Peters meet to kick off government formation talks; National team includes Brownlee, McClay, chief of staff & top policy advisor; Peters brings along Mark & Martin plus advisors
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English and Peters meet to kick off government formation talks; National team includes Brownlee, McClay, chief of staff & top policy advisor; Peters brings along Mark & Martin plus advisors
5th Oct 17, 10:35am
5th Oct 17, 8:34am
New Zealand First's two previous govt agreements were vastly different. Alex Tarrant considers whether either could be a blue-print this time around. He also wonders whether NZ First has been sending smoke signals the last week
New Zealand First's two previous govt agreements were vastly different. Alex Tarrant considers whether either could be a blue-print this time around. He also wonders whether NZ First has been sending smoke signals the last week
5th Oct 17, 8:34am
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3rd Oct 17, 8:21am
National should be loving the 'teal deal' speculation around a Blue-Greens tie-up, Alex Tarrant writes. It could draw Peters closer in giving him another rural vote 'headline win' of stopping National going with the Greens
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National should be loving the 'teal deal' speculation around a Blue-Greens tie-up, Alex Tarrant writes. It could draw Peters closer in giving him another rural vote 'headline win' of stopping National going with the Greens
3rd Oct 17, 8:21am

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