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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2 years 4 months

Articles by Peter Dunne

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
63
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
24
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
63
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
51
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
2nd Aug 18, 10:19am
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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
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
2nd Aug 18, 10:19am
28th Jun 18, 10:00am
15
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
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
28th Jun 18, 10:00am
14th Jun 18, 10:48am
13
Peter Dunne looks back at the collapse of the Coalition Government in 1998 and sees warning signs in the current Government
Peter Dunne looks back at the collapse of the Coalition Government in 1998 and sees warning signs in the current Government
14th Jun 18, 10:48am
7th Jun 18, 8:22am
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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
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
7th Jun 18, 8:22am
18th May 18, 11:49am
13
Peter Dunne argues the real questions over the Budget arise not from its economics but with the politics of it
Peter Dunne argues the real questions over the Budget arise not from its economics but with the politics of it
18th May 18, 11:49am
3rd May 18, 8:32am
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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'
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'
3rd May 18, 8:32am
7th Apr 18, 9:36am
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Peter Dunne outlines what a truly effective road safety strategy needs to focus on
Peter Dunne outlines what a truly effective road safety strategy needs to focus on
7th Apr 18, 9:36am

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