David Parker

21st Jun 18, 2:10pm
EU and NZ officials officially kick off negotiations for an FTA that is expected to boost goods trading by 50%
EU and NZ officials officially kick off negotiations for an FTA that is expected to boost goods trading by 50%
21st Jun 18, 2:10pm
21st Jun 18, 8:19am
David Hargreaves says Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee appears to have done a good job 'fixing' Labour's foreign buyer ban but reckons we don't need a repeat of such hastily drawn up legislation
David Hargreaves says Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee appears to have done a good job 'fixing' Labour's foreign buyer ban but reckons we don't need a repeat of such hastily drawn up legislation
21st Jun 18, 8:19am
8th Jun 18, 12:29pm
Associate Finance Minister David Parker says the price of New Zealand homes should be set by buyers in this country, not those from overseas
Associate Finance Minister David Parker says the price of New Zealand homes should be set by buyers in this country, not those from overseas
8th Jun 18, 12:29pm
14th May 18, 5:02pm
Ardern and Parker avoid US-China crossfire while talking trade; Commit to consulting with public on what should and shouldn't be in free trade agreements
Ardern and Parker avoid US-China crossfire while talking trade; Commit to consulting with public on what should and shouldn't be in free trade agreements
14th May 18, 5:02pm
8th May 18, 12:40pm
Judith Collins, the Opposition’s RMA reform spokeswoman, wants the Government to consult with National before pushing ahead with any changes
Judith Collins, the Opposition’s RMA reform spokeswoman, wants the Government to consult with National before pushing ahead with any changes
8th May 18, 12:40pm
7th May 18, 12:01pm
Environment Minister David Parker says RMA reforms are on the way, including the way environment policy is regulated
Environment Minister David Parker says RMA reforms are on the way, including the way environment policy is regulated
7th May 18, 12:01pm
7th May 18, 9:35am
The hits the new Government keeps making on farming have the look of scaremongering, ignoring the vast amount of long-term remediation already underway
The hits the new Government keeps making on farming have the look of scaremongering, ignoring the vast amount of long-term remediation already underway
7th May 18, 9:35am
7th Apr 18, 9:39am
What started out as a “strong case” soon became a “50/50” chance and now the Trade Minister is saying he is “disappointed” NZ has not yet received an exemption from Trump’s steel and aluminium tariffs
What started out as a “strong case” soon became a “50/50” chance and now the Trade Minister is saying he is “disappointed” NZ has not yet received an exemption from Trump’s steel and aluminium tariffs
7th Apr 18, 9:39am
3rd Apr 18, 12:31pm
The Minister of Trade says the retaliatory 128 Chinese tariffs on US products is a 'measured' response from the People’s Republic and won’t impact NZ’s economy
The Minister of Trade says the retaliatory 128 Chinese tariffs on US products is a 'measured' response from the People’s Republic and won’t impact NZ’s economy
3rd Apr 18, 12:31pm
20th Mar 18, 12:33pm
Trade Minister David Parker says NZ’s chances of receiving an exemption from Donald Trump’s steel and aluminium tariffs are '50/50'
Trade Minister David Parker says NZ’s chances of receiving an exemption from Donald Trump’s steel and aluminium tariffs are '50/50'
20th Mar 18, 12:33pm
19th Mar 18, 4:07pm
The Government's decision to have a 'significant' portion of the Kiwibuild houses pre-fabricated is logical, but risky
The Government's decision to have a 'significant' portion of the Kiwibuild houses pre-fabricated is logical, but risky
19th Mar 18, 4:07pm
13th Mar 18, 2:28pm
Former WTO and UNCTAD head talks to Jen​ée Tibshraeny about why NZ should be able to secure an exemption from the the US's steel and aluminum tariffs
Former WTO and UNCTAD head talks to Jen​ée Tibshraeny about why NZ should be able to secure an exemption from the the US's steel and aluminum tariffs
13th Mar 18, 2:28pm
12th Mar 18, 3:41pm
David Hargreaves fears the Government's desire to push through difficult-to-implement offshore housing buyer legislation may prove a distraction in tackling the most pressing housing shortage issues
David Hargreaves fears the Government's desire to push through difficult-to-implement offshore housing buyer legislation may prove a distraction in tackling the most pressing housing shortage issues
12th Mar 18, 3:41pm
5th Mar 18, 3:34pm
Trade Minister David Parker is concerned Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs will lead to retaliatory action by other countries with agriculture potentially hit by tariffs too
Trade Minister David Parker is concerned Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs will lead to retaliatory action by other countries with agriculture potentially hit by tariffs too
5th Mar 18, 3:34pm
24th Jan 18, 2:29pm
Government to extend deadline for submissions on bill banning foreign house buyers after agreement reached in trade deal
Government to extend deadline for submissions on bill banning foreign house buyers after agreement reached in trade deal
24th Jan 18, 2:29pm
18th Dec 17, 3:15pm
David Hargreaves questions whether as currently drafted the Government's offshore house buying ban will prove counter-productive
David Hargreaves questions whether as currently drafted the Government's offshore house buying ban will prove counter-productive
18th Dec 17, 3:15pm
14th Dec 17, 4:52pm
Any buyers breaching the Government's new offshore buying ban on New Zealand houses may be forced to sell the houses
Any buyers breaching the Government's new offshore buying ban on New Zealand houses may be forced to sell the houses
14th Dec 17, 4:52pm
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6th Dec 17, 2:02pm
Government inquiry into Havelock North water contamination finds 'widespread' and 'systemic' failures among NZ's water suppliers; Local councils and the Ministry of Health to blame
[Updated]
Government inquiry into Havelock North water contamination finds 'widespread' and 'systemic' failures among NZ's water suppliers; Local councils and the Ministry of Health to blame
6th Dec 17, 2:02pm
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29th Nov 17, 9:39am
All purchases of rural land over 5ha (except forestry blocks) will be subject to Overseas Investment Office assessment
[Updated]
All purchases of rural land over 5ha (except forestry blocks) will be subject to Overseas Investment Office assessment
29th Nov 17, 9:39am
31st Oct 17, 1:19pm
Cabinet set to discuss mechanisms for foreign house buyer ban, Ardern says; Parker hits out at previous National government over advice on ability to impose stamp duty on foreigners under Korean FTA
Cabinet set to discuss mechanisms for foreign house buyer ban, Ardern says; Parker hits out at previous National government over advice on ability to impose stamp duty on foreigners under Korean FTA
31st Oct 17, 1:19pm
30th Oct 17, 10:56am
Labour to be careful with how it manages housing supply and demand policies, new Finance Minister Robertson says; Ardern & Parker not keen on stamp duty, looking at ways to block non-resident foreign house buyers
Labour to be careful with how it manages housing supply and demand policies, new Finance Minister Robertson says; Ardern & Parker not keen on stamp duty, looking at ways to block non-resident foreign house buyers
30th Oct 17, 10:56am
18th Sep 17, 10:49am
Brian Fallow looks at the breakdown of bipartisan consensus on trade policy and what this means, or might mean, for the sale of residential properties to overseas buyers
Brian Fallow looks at the breakdown of bipartisan consensus on trade policy and what this means, or might mean, for the sale of residential properties to overseas buyers
18th Sep 17, 10:49am
13th Aug 17, 7:02am
Labour's knee-jerk 'clean our rivers' call needs details so it doesn't look like a rural-to-urban wealth transfer in the sheep's clothing of a freshwater policy; On the principles of royalties; And why aren't we talking nitrates?
Labour's knee-jerk 'clean our rivers' call needs details so it doesn't look like a rural-to-urban wealth transfer in the sheep's clothing of a freshwater policy; On the principles of royalties; And why aren't we talking nitrates?
13th Aug 17, 7:02am
9th Aug 17, 1:25pm
Labour could have knocked the water debate out of the park; But the economics of its royalties policy just don't work; Let's hope they get some nationalistic headlines out of it before questions are asked
Labour could have knocked the water debate out of the park; But the economics of its royalties policy just don't work; Let's hope they get some nationalistic headlines out of it before questions are asked
9th Aug 17, 1:25pm
30th May 17, 1:56pm
Bill English & Olly Newland defend Accommodation Supplement boost as Labour’s David Parker rips into it as subsidising millionaire Auckland landlords
Bill English & Olly Newland defend Accommodation Supplement boost as Labour’s David Parker rips into it as subsidising millionaire Auckland landlords
30th May 17, 1:56pm

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