Peter Dunne

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11 Oct 18, 8:48am
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
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21 Sep 18, 9:34am
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
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6 Sep 18, 9:12am
Peter Dunne says the Government has to all intents and purposes become a New Zealand First/Labour coalition
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23 Aug 18, 8:12am
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
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2 Aug 18, 10:19am
After his stint as Acting PM Winston Peters will consider, with some justification, that he should play a much more prominent role in the leadership and direction of the government, says Peter Dunne
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28 Jun 18, 10:00am
Peter Dunne says the Government should adopt the Land and Water Forum's recommendation of a new national approach to water management and get on with it
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14 Jun 18, 10:48am
Peter Dunne looks back at the collapse of the Coalition Government in 1998 and sees warning signs in the current Government
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7 Jun 18, 8:22am
Peter Dunne argues that the Government is not prepared to confront lessons from the past and says that the idealism - not the failure - of the 1970s Labour administration is what is being remembered
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18 May 18, 11:49am
Peter Dunne argues the real questions over the Budget arise not from its economics but with the politics of it
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3 May 18, 8:32am
Peter Dunne sees opportunities for National in the regional and environment areas and warns against them lapsing into 'Opposition for the sake of it - as looks to be the case at present'
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7 Apr 18, 9:36am
Peter Dunne outlines what a truly effective road safety strategy needs to focus on
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28 Mar 18, 10:32am
Peter Dunne questions whether the Prime Minister is 'playing a long game' with the assertion that Russian spies are not active in New Zealand
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1 Mar 18, 8:44am
Peter Dunne says much of the commentary around the new National Party leader has been 'mindless'; says the new leader does have an opportunity to fill the current void for a party appealing to the liberal, urban, middle-class
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8 Feb 18, 11:45am
Peter Dunne argues the tax system should be reformed with a focus on mitigating the adverse impact human beings have on the natural environment
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14 Dec 17, 9:56am
Peter Dunne picks his politician of the year. It's not the person you would expect
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27 Oct 17, 11:51am
Peter Dunne suggests our new government ought to study the lessons of the Third Labour Government to avoid its fate and becoming just another 'what if' footnote in history
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6 Jul 17, 9:20am
UnitedFuture's Peter Dunne interested in allowing first 10 years of student loan repayments to be channelled to KiwiSaver first home deposit scheme, writing off that portion of a student loan
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24 May 17, 9:42am
Peter Dunne argues New Zealand needs to introduce a coherent royalties regime for water exports similar to oil & gas, and a clear national policy, with water export industry set to grow
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