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National will build the Belfast to Pegasus motorway

June 19, 2020 Share

Chris Bishop

The next National Government will build the Belfast to Pegasus Motorway, including the Woodend Bypass, National’s Transport spokesperson Chris Bishop and Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey have announced.

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It’s time for councils to put people first

June 18, 2020 Share

Jacqui Dean

A member’s bill drawn from the ballot today will make it easier for people to deal with councils by reducing costs and the amount of time involved, Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says.

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Calling on men to march against partner violence

June 18, 2020 Share

Alfred Ngaro

We need to make a call and get New Zealand men to march against intimate partner violence, National MP Alfred Ngaro says.

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Firearms reforms won’t deliver what Govt claims

June 18, 2020 Share

Brett Hudson

The Government’s firearms reforms only add more rules, regulations and costs on law-abiding firearm owners and does little to address genuine criminal activity and gangs, National’s Police spokesperson Brett Hudson says.

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Why has it taken so long for any investments?

June 18, 2020 Share

Scott Simpson

It has taken almost two years for the Government’s Green Investment Fund to finally announce some investment, but it has still spent millions of taxpayer dollars, National’s Environment spokesperson Scott Simpson says.

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National would ensure testing is actually mandatory

June 18, 2020 Share

Michael Woodhouse

New Zealand’s team of 5 million have done their part in combating Covid-19, but the Government is failing to do theirs, National’s Health spokesperson Michael Woodhouse says.

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Thousands of community service hours wiped

June 18, 2020 Share

Simeon Brown

Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis should apologise to victims of crime after his Department chose to reduce community service sentences imposed by the Court on parolees during the Covid-19 lockdown, National’s Corrections spokesperson Simeon Brown says.

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GDP figures confirm worst fears

June 18, 2020 Share

Todd Muller

Today’s GDP figures confirm National’s worst fears about the looming economic and jobs crisis, Opposition Leader Todd Muller said today.

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Shark Cage Diving Bill voted down in Parliament

June 18, 2020 Share

Sarah Dowie

A Members Bill to provide best practice regulations for shark cage diving activities has been rejected by the Government, MP for Invercargill Sarah Dowie says.

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Government putting pilots and passengers at risk

June 18, 2020 Share

Hamish Walker

A Members’ Bill that would have strengthened the current law around laser-pointing has been voted down by the Government, putting pilots and their passengers at risk, MP for Clutha-Southland Hamish Walker says.

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