Simon Bridges

21 Mar 19, 3:06pm
Government to pass law under urgency to ban military style semi-automatics and assault rifles; buyback scheme to cost $100m+; National and Federated Farmers supportive
12 Mar 19, 10:16am
Serious Fraud Office receives complaint made to Police in October about the disclosure of political donations; Simon Bridges says it's a matter for the National Party to deal with
11 Mar 19, 9:42am
Chris Trotter says the Government's handling of the Tax Working Group has highlighted Grant Robertson's reliance on his mentor Michael Cullen
6 Mar 19, 5:03pm
Tax Working Group Chair kept on the job for 4 months longer than initially planned; Michael Cullen says he's there to bat for the integrity of the report not the Government 
6 Mar 19, 3:46pm
Waitemata Harbour tunnel to tackle Auckland's traffic congestion back on the agenda. But even if if gets the go ahead, work wouldn't start until the 2030s  
5 Mar 19, 12:30pm
Ardern assures any MMP threshold changes wouldn't take effect in 2020 election, despite Little hours earlier saying they could; Bridges says changes would need cross-party support
25 Feb 19, 7:59am
Chris Trotter says the Capital Gains Tax recommended by Cullen’s team is of such breadth and bite it can't have been intended seriously
21 Feb 19, 12:52pm
National Party reacts to Tax Working Group recommendations; Simon Bridges says the TWG recommendations are 'an attack on the Kiwi way of life'
19 Feb 19, 6:11pm
Bridges says a capital gains tax would cause people to leave for Australia (where there is a capital gains tax); fails to answer questions about the fairness and effectiveness of the tax system
18 Feb 19, 6:43pm
Labour overtakes National, NZ First become irrelevant and Bridges falls to Collins' level in latest 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton poll
12 Feb 19, 5:00am
Opposition leader Simon Bridges' figures on rising rents are more interesting for what they don't say than what they do say
11 Feb 19, 6:26pm
National nose-dives in new poll to the point Labour and Greens wouldn't need NZ First to form a government; Collins receives more support than Bridges
30 Jan 19, 3:03pm
Bridges targets middle class by committing to changing income tax brackets in line with inflation; Robertson says Bridges has found Joyce's fiscal hole in his backyard
27 Jan 19, 6:06am
A battle for the conservatives: How National is using drug reform and migration to cut NZ First's lunch
30 Dec 18, 8:02am
With Jami-Lee Ross gone, Chris Trotter wonders why National Party leaks continue against Simon Bridges. He explores what is really going on
23 Dec 18, 7:02am
The 2018 Interesties featuring Adrian Orr, Jacinda Ardern, Nouriel Roubini, Donald Trump, Winston Peters, Simon Bridges, Co-op Money, Bitcoin, @TranslateRealDT, Boatman, KiwiBuild & more
19 Dec 18, 12:03pm
Govt announces min. wage increase of $1.20 an hour to take effect on April 1; Indicates further $1.20 and $1.10 hikes in 2020 and 2021; Bridges says National would increase the min. wage by 50c a year
26 Nov 18, 1:30pm
Simon Bridges: National won't introduce new taxes in its first term if elected into government, and will reverse any laws passed introducing a potential Capital Gains Tax
30 Oct 18, 3:00pm
Jami-Lee Ross asks National to vote for him while he's on leave. If National says yes, this could prevent it from booting Ross out of Parliament under the waka-jumping law
24 Oct 18, 4:48pm
Ardern commits to restricting regional fuel taxes to Auckland while she's at the helm; Bridges happy, but dubs her decision a backdown made on the hoof


20 Oct 18, 7:11am
19 Oct 18, 10:00am
18 Oct 18, 10:59am
17 Oct 18, 4:01pm
16 Oct 18, 11:44am
2 Oct 18, 3:01pm
24 Sep 18, 2:22pm
31 Aug 18, 10:00am
30 Aug 18, 3:50pm
23 Aug 18, 8:12am
14 Aug 18, 5:00am