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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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Another million wasted on spin

May 16, 2022 Share

Dr Shane Reti

Health Minister Andrew Little’s list of wasteful spending is growing larger, National’s Health spokesperson Dr Shane Reti says.

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Spin doctor hiring spree at NZTA out of control

May 13, 2022 Share

Simeon Brown

The Government has been on a spin doctor hiring spree, with the number of communications staff at NZTA more than doubling in four years, National’s Transport spokesperson Simeon Brown says.

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Govt thinks nurses & midwives not critical enough

May 12, 2022 Share

Erica Stanford

A two-year wait for nurses, teachers and midwives is senseless, National’s Immigration spokesperson, Erica Stanford says.

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Food inflation continues to swamp wages

May 12, 2022 Share

Nicola Willis

Kiwis families continue to go backwards with food prices growing more than twice as fast as wages, National’s Finance spokesperson Nicola Willis says.

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