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New jobs tax could not be more poorly timed

May 20, 2022 Share

Paul Goldsmith

Labour’s Income Insurance Bill is a slap in the face to the squeezed middle who are getting smashed by the cost of living crisis, National’s Workplace Relations and Safety Spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says.

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Treasury slams Labour’s band-aid economics

May 20, 2022 Share

Nicola Willis

Labour’s Backwards Budget does little to support struggling Kiwi households, with Treasury advising that the one-off cost of living payment is a poor mechanism for addressing a long-term problem, National’s Finance Spokesperson Nicola Willis says.

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Chris Luxon thanks Jacqui Dean for her contribution

May 20, 2022 Share

Christopher Luxon

National Party Leader Christopher Luxon has paid tribute to Jacqui Dean for her long contribution to the National Party and her stellar service to New Zealand as a Member of Parliament and Minister.

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Jacqui Dean to retire from Parliament in 2023

May 20, 2022 Share

Jacqui Dean

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean has announced that she will not be seeking re-election at the 2023 election.

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Labour’s spending is out of control

May 19, 2022 Share

Nicola Willis

Budget 2022 confirms Finance Minister Grant Robertson’s spending is out of control, National’s Finance Spokesperson Nicola Willis says.

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Labour taking New Zealand backwards

May 19, 2022 Share

Christopher Luxon

Budget 2022 confirms that New Zealand is going backwards under Labour faster than ever, Opposition Leader Christopher Luxon says.

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Same announcement but no delivery

May 17, 2022 Share

Matt Doocey

Today’s Mana Ake expansion announcement is nothing but a re-hash of the same press release from over a year ago, National’s Mental Health spokesperson Matt Doocey says.

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National supports the targets, questions the plan

May 16, 2022 Share

Christopher Luxon

National supports the Government’s emissions budgets and emissions targets but is concerned that today’s Emissions Reduction Plan is a poor use of taxpayers’ money, says Opposition Leader Christopher Luxon says.

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Government should scrap mandatory Union Deals

May 16, 2022 Share

Paul Goldsmith

News that the Government’s misnamed Fair Pay Agreements have put New Zealand on a Top 40 list for possible prosecution by the International Labour Organisation is beyond embarrassing, National’s Workplace Relations & Safety spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says.

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More bureaucrats, more money, longer wait times

May 16, 2022 Share

Erica Stanford

The Government has hired over 500 more staff at Immigration New Zealand since 2017 yet visa processing times have exploded, National’s Immigration spokesperson Erica Stanford says.

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