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.

Member for
2 years 10 months

Articles by Peter Dunne

26th Mar 20, 9:37am
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Peter Dunne says unless the relevant government officials move quickly to tidy up anomalies around the lockdown as and when they occur, the 'whole effort risks falling apart'
Peter Dunne says unless the relevant government officials move quickly to tidy up anomalies around the lockdown as and when they occur, the 'whole effort risks falling apart'
26th Mar 20, 9:37am
13th Feb 20, 8:48am
50
Peter Dunne says while Labour talks big about transparency and accountability it quickly retreats into its shell whenever challenged to match the rhetoric with action
Peter Dunne says while Labour talks big about transparency and accountability it quickly retreats into its shell whenever challenged to match the rhetoric with action
13th Feb 20, 8:48am
6th Feb 20, 11:45am
14
Peter Dunne says the chance of having transparent election campaign funding is close to zero because the politicians who call for it really don't want it, and neither do 'smug career officials'
Peter Dunne says the chance of having transparent election campaign funding is close to zero because the politicians who call for it really don't want it, and neither do 'smug career officials'
6th Feb 20, 11:45am
12th Dec 19, 10:08am
52
Peter Dunne examines the prospect that our election next year may turn into an auction with the major parties seeking to outspend each other
Peter Dunne examines the prospect that our election next year may turn into an auction with the major parties seeking to outspend each other
12th Dec 19, 10:08am
28th Nov 19, 9:49am
73
Peter Dunne says although people are looking for realistic alternatives to the current government, the National's reversion to the grim and punitive world the party now seems to be focusing on does not fit with the tone of contemporary New Zealand
Peter Dunne says although people are looking for realistic alternatives to the current government, the National's reversion to the grim and punitive world the party now seems to be focusing on does not fit with the tone of contemporary New Zealand
28th Nov 19, 9:49am
21st Nov 19, 9:07am
45
Peter Dunne says the controversy over NZ First's funding is already raising questions about how the reputation of the current Government may be affected
Peter Dunne says the controversy over NZ First's funding is already raising questions about how the reputation of the current Government may be affected
21st Nov 19, 9:07am
14th Nov 19, 9:55am
32
Peter Dunne assesses the prospects for new political party Sustainable New Zealand
Peter Dunne assesses the prospects for new political party Sustainable New Zealand
14th Nov 19, 9:55am
31st Oct 19, 9:15am
40
Peter Dunne says the National Party will know that wide-eyed enthusiasm without anything to back it up is not what voters are seeking
Peter Dunne says the National Party will know that wide-eyed enthusiasm without anything to back it up is not what voters are seeking
31st Oct 19, 9:15am
17th Oct 19, 9:14am
72
Peter Dunne says next year the Government may learn the hard way that more of the same is no longer a winning electoral formula, no matter how positively it is promoted
Peter Dunne says next year the Government may learn the hard way that more of the same is no longer a winning electoral formula, no matter how positively it is promoted
17th Oct 19, 9:14am
10th Oct 19, 8:51am
27
Peter Dunne says the only way change such as taxing superannuation could be progressed would be through some form of multi-party agreement, but the chances of that occurring are zero
Peter Dunne says the only way change such as taxing superannuation could be progressed would be through some form of multi-party agreement, but the chances of that occurring are zero
10th Oct 19, 8:51am
3rd Oct 19, 9:53am
26
Peter Dunne looks at the challenges Labour faces from being in coalition with NZ First suggesting the party needs to take a stand against a NZ First position on a drugs issue
Peter Dunne looks at the challenges Labour faces from being in coalition with NZ First suggesting the party needs to take a stand against a NZ First position on a drugs issue
3rd Oct 19, 9:53am
19th Sep 19, 9:05am
30
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
12th Sep 19, 8:54am
112
Peter Dunne asks some hard questions about the allegations of sexual misconduct within the Labour Party - and what the Prime Minister knew or should have known
Peter Dunne asks some hard questions about the allegations of sexual misconduct within the Labour Party - and what the Prime Minister knew or should have known
12th Sep 19, 8:54am
6th Sep 19, 7:22am
30
Peter Dunne says time will tell on the wisdom of the National Party shunning consensus on issues that cut across traditional political boundaries
Peter Dunne says time will tell on the wisdom of the National Party shunning consensus on issues that cut across traditional political boundaries
6th Sep 19, 7:22am
29th Aug 19, 9:12am
42
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
22nd Aug 19, 9:26am
12
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
8th Aug 19, 8:58am
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Peter Dunne says questions are being asked whether NZ First is reverting to type and is it about to bring about a fracture within the government to allow it to differentiate itself, and perhaps recover its support, in time for the election
Peter Dunne says questions are being asked whether NZ First is reverting to type and is it about to bring about a fracture within the government to allow it to differentiate itself, and perhaps recover its support, in time for the election
8th Aug 19, 8:58am
1st Aug 19, 9:41am
84
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
27th Jul 19, 9:47am
14
Peter Dunne argues the Government should make it clear the principles of the RMA are to remain unchanged, with the real focus of the review to make the RMA work the way it was originally intended
Peter Dunne argues the Government should make it clear the principles of the RMA are to remain unchanged, with the real focus of the review to make the RMA work the way it was originally intended
27th Jul 19, 9:47am
18th Jul 19, 9:33am
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Peter Dunne wonders how much more humiliation the Greens’ rank and file membership will be prepared to accept before walking away altogether
Peter Dunne wonders how much more humiliation the Greens’ rank and file membership will be prepared to accept before walking away altogether
18th Jul 19, 9:33am

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