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Michael Woodhouse

A $41 billion reason for why the Government needs to stop avoiding debate over its spending by dismissing the topic as supposedly niche
14th Sep 21, 1:43pm
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A $41 billion reason for why the Government needs to stop avoiding debate over its spending by dismissing the topic as supposedly niche
Delta sees Government empowered to spend billions more than what was budgeted for this year; Too early to say how much of the new contingency will be used and whether more debt will be required
9th Sep 21, 1:41pm
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Delta sees Government empowered to spend billions more than what was budgeted for this year; Too early to say how much of the new contingency will be used and whether more debt will be required
Government payments to businesses total $1.26 billion since the start of this lockdown, as the Wage Subsidy supports 28% of those in paid work
31st Aug 21, 7:20pm
Government payments to businesses total $1.26 billion since the start of this lockdown, as the Wage Subsidy supports 28% of those in paid work
Revenue Minister David Parker says demands for tax cuts aren't as 'realistic or responsible' as they might've been pre-COVID
11th Jun 21, 1:40pm
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Revenue Minister David Parker says demands for tax cuts aren't as 'realistic or responsible' as they might've been pre-COVID
$6 billion cost blowout prompts major changes to the Government's transport plans; Upgrades to Mill Road, SH1 between Whangarei and Port Marsden, and the Takitimu North project affected
4th Jun 21, 10:11am
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$6 billion cost blowout prompts major changes to the Government's transport plans; Upgrades to Mill Road, SH1 between Whangarei and Port Marsden, and the Takitimu North project affected
Settlement reached over Ihumātao: Crown to buy land from Fletchers for $29.9 million, Kīngitanga to provide guidance over its future
17th Dec 20, 12:01pm
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Settlement reached over Ihumātao: Crown to buy land from Fletchers for $29.9 million, Kīngitanga to provide guidance over its future
National's new list: Bayly and Woodhouse shoot up the ranks to get top financial roles; Goldsmith and Brownlee demoted; Collins strikes balance between fresh faces and political experience
11th Nov 20, 12:53pm
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National's new list: Bayly and Woodhouse shoot up the ranks to get top financial roles; Goldsmith and Brownlee demoted; Collins strikes balance between fresh faces and political experience
State Services Commission finds Ministry of Health should not have circulated Covid-10 patients' details as widely as it did when there was no longer community transmission, but says Walker and Boag are culpable for leaks
30th Jul 20, 11:18am
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State Services Commission finds Ministry of Health should not have circulated Covid-10 patients' details as widely as it did when there was no longer community transmission, but says Walker and Boag are culpable for leaks
Chris Trotter considers whether if all news is political, then all news is also, in the eyes of its intended victims, at least, 'fake'
27th Jul 20, 9:21am
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Chris Trotter considers whether if all news is political, then all news is also, in the eyes of its intended victims, at least, 'fake'
Judith Collins makes her first move as National Leader, stripping Michael Woodhouse of his health portfolio and giving it to Shane Reti
15th Jul 20, 3:56pm
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Judith Collins makes her first move as National Leader, stripping Michael Woodhouse of his health portfolio and giving it to Shane Reti
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
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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?
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
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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
Tax relief for SMEs and support for commercial property tenants expected to be unveiled this week; Grant Robertson says Level 3 will be about 'safe economic activity'
14th Apr 20, 3:54pm
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Tax relief for SMEs and support for commercial property tenants expected to be unveiled this week; Grant Robertson says Level 3 will be about 'safe economic activity'
Chris Trotter looks at the political machinations of the coronavirus crisis during an election year noting National's window to attack is narrow but Health Minister David Clark must step up
2nd Mar 20, 8:00am
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Chris Trotter looks at the political machinations of the coronavirus crisis during an election year noting National's window to attack is narrow but Health Minister David Clark must step up
ANZ say the Government has overestimated how many students its new work rights policy will affect by up to 6000 people per year
12th Jun 18, 4:33pm
by Jason Walls
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ANZ say the Government has overestimated how many students its new work rights policy will affect by up to 6000 people per year
Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says the Government never had a specific target for cutting immigration numbers, but National says Labour was beating the anti-immigration drum in the election campaign and is now “backsliding on a grand scale”
14th Mar 18, 8:48am
by Jason Walls
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Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says the Government never had a specific target for cutting immigration numbers, but National says Labour was beating the anti-immigration drum in the election campaign and is now “backsliding on a grand scale”
National Party housing spokesperson responds to Phil Twyford's first big policy speech on how he will tackle housing affordability, housing availability and home ownership
8th Dec 17, 10:13am
by Guest
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National Party housing spokesperson responds to Phil Twyford's first big policy speech on how he will tackle housing affordability, housing availability and home ownership
Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford sets out the Government's case for the Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill, National housing spokesman Michael Woodhouse responds
16th Nov 17, 11:25am
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Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford sets out the Government's case for the Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill, National housing spokesman Michael Woodhouse responds
National MP Michael Woodhouse the new opposition spokesman on housing and social housing portfolios, Nick Smith gets forestry and aquaculture
2nd Nov 17, 2:40pm
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National MP Michael Woodhouse the new opposition spokesman on housing and social housing portfolios, Nick Smith gets forestry and aquaculture
National announces extension to paid parental leave from 18 to 22 weeks over two years
29th Aug 17, 11:43am
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National announces extension to paid parental leave from 18 to 22 weeks over two years
NZ First's Winston Peters eyes minimum wage increase to $20 an hour from $15.75 over three years
18th Aug 17, 3:20pm
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NZ First's Winston Peters eyes minimum wage increase to $20 an hour from $15.75 over three years
PM English shrugs off farmer criticism over National's immigration policy, says work being done on skills lists; Also, we shouldn't forget National's polling is down as well
1st Aug 17, 8:02am
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PM English shrugs off farmer criticism over National's immigration policy, says work being done on skills lists; Also, we shouldn't forget National's polling is down as well
After complaints from employers the Government has backed down on original work visa proposals; has now lowered pay threshold to $41.5k from $48k; introduced new 'mid-skilled' category
27th Jul 17, 1:22pm
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After complaints from employers the Government has backed down on original work visa proposals; has now lowered pay threshold to $41.5k from $48k; introduced new 'mid-skilled' category
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Health - ACC
27th May 17, 9:41am
by Julia Wiener
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Health - ACC
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Immigration - Refugees
27th May 17, 9:26am
by Julia Wiener
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Immigration - Refugees