Peter Dunne

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Peter Dunne is the leader of the UnitedFuture Party and MP for Wellington's Ohariu electorate. He is the government Minister of Internal Affairs, Associate Minister of Health and Associate Minister of Conservation.

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Articles by Peter Dunne

18th Apr 19, 10:52am
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Peter Dunne says Labour is now in a peculiar position of being broadly in step with public opinion, but having to placate two very grumpy groups in the unions and the Greens
Peter Dunne says Labour is now in a peculiar position of being broadly in step with public opinion, but having to placate two very grumpy groups in the unions and the Greens
18th Apr 19, 10:52am
11th Apr 19, 2:17pm
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Peter Dunne calls for a wide ranging investigation into health issues and a plan for the medicines New Zealanders might reasonably expect to have access to and how these should be funded
Peter Dunne calls for a wide ranging investigation into health issues and a plan for the medicines New Zealanders might reasonably expect to have access to and how these should be funded
11th Apr 19, 2:17pm
4th Apr 19, 8:39am
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Peter Dunne bemoans the current sorry state of politics, which has seen the demise of give-and-take and balanced argument that had previously been the hallmarks of liberal democracy
Peter Dunne bemoans the current sorry state of politics, which has seen the demise of give-and-take and balanced argument that had previously been the hallmarks of liberal democracy
4th Apr 19, 8:39am
28th Mar 19, 8:54am
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Peter Dunne comments on the decision to have a Royal Commission on the events leading up to the Christchurch terror attacks
Peter Dunne comments on the decision to have a Royal Commission on the events leading up to the Christchurch terror attacks
28th Mar 19, 8:54am
21st Mar 19, 8:25am
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Peter Dunne reflects on the tragic events in Christchurch on March 15
Peter Dunne reflects on the tragic events in Christchurch on March 15
21st Mar 19, 8:25am
10th Mar 19, 6:02am
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Peter Dunne argues the Wellington bureaucracy will be a good gauge of whether the Government is likely to be re-elected next year
Peter Dunne argues the Wellington bureaucracy will be a good gauge of whether the Government is likely to be re-elected next year
10th Mar 19, 6:02am
2nd Mar 19, 10:35am
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Peter Dunne says the political party reactions to the Tax Working Group report were universally trite and banal. Yet it will all just come down to Winston Peters making up his mind
Peter Dunne says the political party reactions to the Tax Working Group report were universally trite and banal. Yet it will all just come down to Winston Peters making up his mind
2nd Mar 19, 10:35am
23rd Feb 19, 10:15am
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Peter Dunne says the majority of Tax Working Group members have been used as stooges for a predetermined Labour Party policy outcome
Peter Dunne says the majority of Tax Working Group members have been used as stooges for a predetermined Labour Party policy outcome
23rd Feb 19, 10:15am
14th Feb 19, 8:47am
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Peter Dunne says Greens co-leader James Shaw's CGT comments are far less a statement on his party's position and more an attempt to flush out where NZ First stands
Peter Dunne says Greens co-leader James Shaw's CGT comments are far less a statement on his party's position and more an attempt to flush out where NZ First stands
14th Feb 19, 8:47am
2nd Feb 19, 9:03am
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Peter Dunne looks at the challenges for a possible 'blue-green' party and the National Party's quest to get the numbers to allow it to govern
Peter Dunne looks at the challenges for a possible 'blue-green' party and the National Party's quest to get the numbers to allow it to govern
2nd Feb 19, 9:03am
20th Dec 18, 9:33am
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Peter Dunne would like a political party he can vote for at the next election
Peter Dunne would like a political party he can vote for at the next election
20th Dec 18, 9:33am
13th Dec 18, 9:46am
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Peter Dunne says nobody wants to see a return to the once-common pattern of industrial disputes
Peter Dunne says nobody wants to see a return to the once-common pattern of industrial disputes
13th Dec 18, 9:46am
29th Nov 18, 8:55am
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Peter Dunne says it seems that where China is concerned, New Zealand has become very reluctant to say a word out of place, presumably for fear of the economic consequences
Peter Dunne says it seems that where China is concerned, New Zealand has become very reluctant to say a word out of place, presumably for fear of the economic consequences
29th Nov 18, 8:55am
22nd Nov 18, 2:12pm
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Peter Dunne says carefully crafted Parliamentary Questions are the primary weapons of an Opposition to get the answers it needs to do its day to day job of holding the Government to account
Peter Dunne says carefully crafted Parliamentary Questions are the primary weapons of an Opposition to get the answers it needs to do its day to day job of holding the Government to account
22nd Nov 18, 2:12pm
1st Nov 18, 8:37am
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Peter Dunne says the Government's flagship housing programme is beginning to look like no more than one of Edmund Blackadder's cunning plans
Peter Dunne says the Government's flagship housing programme is beginning to look like no more than one of Edmund Blackadder's cunning plans
1st Nov 18, 8:37am
25th Oct 18, 9:59am
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Peter Dunne suggests recent moves by NZ First and the Greens to promote their brands more vigorously are more significant than this week's opinion poll
Peter Dunne suggests recent moves by NZ First and the Greens to promote their brands more vigorously are more significant than this week's opinion poll
25th Oct 18, 9:59am
11th Oct 18, 8:48am
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Peter Dunne says when the Govt Budget is in surplus, the focus comes much more onto the quality and overall value of the new spending being proposed, and that requires Ministers to make some very strong judgements
Peter Dunne says when the Govt Budget is in surplus, the focus comes much more onto the quality and overall value of the new spending being proposed, and that requires Ministers to make some very strong judgements
11th Oct 18, 8:48am
21st Sep 18, 9:34am
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Peter Dunne says Jacinda Ardern's apparent unwillingness to ruffle coalition feathers is starting to work against her, suggests she takes a leaf out of Helen Clark's playbook
Peter Dunne says Jacinda Ardern's apparent unwillingness to ruffle coalition feathers is starting to work against her, suggests she takes a leaf out of Helen Clark's playbook
21st Sep 18, 9:34am
6th Sep 18, 9:12am
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Peter Dunne says the Government has to all intents and purposes become a New Zealand First/Labour coalition
Peter Dunne says the Government has to all intents and purposes become a New Zealand First/Labour coalition
6th Sep 18, 9:12am
23rd Aug 18, 8:12am
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Peter Dunne says as National becomes more removed from the day-to-day reality of Government it has to address, define and promote its agenda and brand in order to be in serious contention at the next election
Peter Dunne says as National becomes more removed from the day-to-day reality of Government it has to address, define and promote its agenda and brand in order to be in serious contention at the next election
23rd Aug 18, 8:12am

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