Simon Bridges

18th Oct 19, 6:25pm
ANZ, the National Party and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirm no involvement with John Key's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping
ANZ, the National Party and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirm no involvement with John Key's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping
18th Oct 19, 6:25pm
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14th Oct 19, 6:39pm
National the winner in the latest 1 News-Colmar Brunton poll; Support rises to 47% at the expense of Labour falling to 40%; Bridges' popularity grows despite Ardern remaining the clear preferred prime minister 
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National the winner in the latest 1 News-Colmar Brunton poll; Support rises to 47% at the expense of Labour falling to 40%; Bridges' popularity grows despite Ardern remaining the clear preferred prime minister 
14th Oct 19, 6:39pm
23rd Sep 19, 7:14am
Chris Trotter looks at how different generations see and judge Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and weighs up what this means for both Labour and National heading into the 2020 election
Chris Trotter looks at how different generations see and judge Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and weighs up what this means for both Labour and National heading into the 2020 election
23rd Sep 19, 7:14am
19th Sep 19, 9:05am
Peter Dunne says the Leader of the National Party could have grabbed the initiative during Labour's recent struggles, but he has missed the moment
Peter Dunne says the Leader of the National Party could have grabbed the initiative during Labour's recent struggles, but he has missed the moment
19th Sep 19, 9:05am
11th Sep 19, 7:14am
Eyebrows raised as Simon Bridges appears to sing from China's songbook during a visit that included a meeting with one of the Communist Party's most highly ranked members in charge of all legal enforcement
Eyebrows raised as Simon Bridges appears to sing from China's songbook during a visit that included a meeting with one of the Communist Party's most highly ranked members in charge of all legal enforcement
11th Sep 19, 7:14am
29th Aug 19, 9:12am
Peter Dunne says compulsory Kiwisaver and Flexi-Super are the real superannuation issues we ought to be discussing and debating now
Peter Dunne says compulsory Kiwisaver and Flexi-Super are the real superannuation issues we ought to be discussing and debating now
29th Aug 19, 9:12am
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26th Aug 19, 8:13pm
Jenée Tibshraeny argues National's proposal to give 'savers' tax relief is an ill-conceived bid for baby boomer votes that'll distort the tax system, stymie growth and prevent interest rates from rising
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Jenée Tibshraeny argues National's proposal to give 'savers' tax relief is an ill-conceived bid for baby boomer votes that'll distort the tax system, stymie growth and prevent interest rates from rising
26th Aug 19, 8:13pm
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26th Aug 19, 12:07pm
National wants to make it harder for migrants to qualify for Super and raise the age of entitlement. It's also interested in tweaking the tax system to benefit savers and lowering the company tax rate
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National wants to make it harder for migrants to qualify for Super and raise the age of entitlement. It's also interested in tweaking the tax system to benefit savers and lowering the company tax rate
26th Aug 19, 12:07pm
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
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20th Aug 19, 3:19pm
National Leader Simon Bridges opposes proposed establishment of independent body to cost political parties' policies and scrutinise government spending; Government plans to have such a body set up in 2021 after the election
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National Leader Simon Bridges opposes proposed establishment of independent body to cost political parties' policies and scrutinise government spending; Government plans to have such a body set up in 2021 after the election
20th Aug 19, 3:19pm
1st Aug 19, 9:41am
Peter Dunne says Australia has now roughly and cleverly boxed the Prime Minister into a corner on the deportation issue
Peter Dunne says Australia has now roughly and cleverly boxed the Prime Minister into a corner on the deportation issue
1st Aug 19, 9:41am
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30th Jul 19, 5:23pm
Todd Muller loses his climate change portfolio in National Party reshuffle; James Shaw hopes his replacement is 'open to similar cross-party cooperation'
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Todd Muller loses his climate change portfolio in National Party reshuffle; James Shaw hopes his replacement is 'open to similar cross-party cooperation'
30th Jul 19, 5:23pm
29th Jul 19, 6:50pm
National more popular than Labour in political poll despite support for Simon Bridges being rock-bottom; Outgoing Air NZ CEO Christopher Luxon deemed a preferred prime minister
National more popular than Labour in political poll despite support for Simon Bridges being rock-bottom; Outgoing Air NZ CEO Christopher Luxon deemed a preferred prime minister
29th Jul 19, 6:50pm
29th Jul 19, 9:58am
Chris Trotter argues the key message from National Party leader Simon Bridges' weekend party conference speech was similar to that of the United States’ most outspoken National Conservative politician
Chris Trotter argues the key message from National Party leader Simon Bridges' weekend party conference speech was similar to that of the United States’ most outspoken National Conservative politician
29th Jul 19, 9:58am
4th Jul 19, 9:03am
Peter Dunne says courting New Zealand First the way Simon Bridges seems to want to do plays right into their hands, making them centre stage once again
Peter Dunne says courting New Zealand First the way Simon Bridges seems to want to do plays right into their hands, making them centre stage once again
4th Jul 19, 9:03am
25th Jun 19, 6:00pm
National Caucus reshuffle: Paul Goldsmith to replace Amy Adams as Finance Spokesperson; Overtakes Judith Collins on the list, taking her infrastructure portfolio with him; Questions raised over Todd Muller being kept low on the list
National Caucus reshuffle: Paul Goldsmith to replace Amy Adams as Finance Spokesperson; Overtakes Judith Collins on the list, taking her infrastructure portfolio with him; Questions raised over Todd Muller being kept low on the list
25th Jun 19, 6:00pm
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25th Jun 19, 12:12pm
Amy Adams steps down as National's finance spokesperson, as she announces she'll retire from politics at the 2020 election; Says she has 'every confidence' in National under Simon Bridges
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Amy Adams steps down as National's finance spokesperson, as she announces she'll retire from politics at the 2020 election; Says she has 'every confidence' in National under Simon Bridges
25th Jun 19, 12:12pm
20th Jun 19, 7:40am
National Leader Simon Bridges calls for the Finance Minister to challenge the Reserve Bank's independence by intervening in its controversial bank capital review
National Leader Simon Bridges calls for the Finance Minister to challenge the Reserve Bank's independence by intervening in its controversial bank capital review
20th Jun 19, 7:40am
13th Jun 19, 1:29pm
The National Party is proposing a new Primary Sector Visa for migrant labour, as well as an expansion of the existing seasonal work scheme and expansion of working holiday visas
The National Party is proposing a new Primary Sector Visa for migrant labour, as well as an expansion of the existing seasonal work scheme and expansion of working holiday visas
13th Jun 19, 1:29pm
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4th Jun 19, 5:54pm
State Services Commission to investigate Treasury head Gabriel Makhlouf's public statements, advice to the Finance Minister and decision to involve the Police in last week's Budget 'leak'
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State Services Commission to investigate Treasury head Gabriel Makhlouf's public statements, advice to the Finance Minister and decision to involve the Police in last week's Budget 'leak'
4th Jun 19, 5:54pm

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