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National welcomes removal of pre-departure testing

June 16, 2022 Share

Chris Bishop

The Government has finally done the right thing in belatedly abolishing pre-departure tests for travel to New Zealand, National’s Covid-19 Response spokesperson Chris Bishop says.

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Government deceit of victims laid bare

June 16, 2022 Share

Paul Goldsmith

Victims of crime are missing out on support because a Government-funded assistance scheme was deliberately under promoted to stay within budget, National’s Justice Spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says.

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High Court says MIQ breached Kiwis’ rights

June 15, 2022 Share

Chris Bishop

Declarations issued by the High Court today confirm that the operation of MIQ in late 2021 breached the fundamental right of New Zealanders to return to their home country, says National’s COVID-19 Spokesperson Chris Bishop.

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FENZ failing to fix judge’s findings

June 15, 2022 Share

Todd Muller

Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) is at breaking point after years of mismanagement, poor spending decisions and a problematic culture, National’s Fire and Emergency spokesperson Todd Muller says.

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PCR testing backlog predictable

June 14, 2022 Share

Chris Bishop

A report out today shows the backlog of PCR testing was foreseeable and Ministers should take responsibility for a lack of action, National’s Covid-19 Spokesperson Chris Bishop says.

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Rising food inflation worsens cost of living crisis

June 14, 2022 Share

Nicola Willis

Kiwi families keep going backwards with food prices continuing to rise rapidly, National’s Finance spokesperson Nicola Willis says.

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Labour’s reshuffle won’t change its lack of delivery

June 13, 2022 Share

Christopher Luxon

The Prime Minister’s reshuffle of the deck chairs will do nothing to deliver for New Zealanders, Opposition Leader Christopher Luxon says.

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Drop pre-departure testing right now

June 13, 2022 Share

Chris Bishop

New Zealand should follow the United States’ lead and drop all pre-departure testing requirements for incoming passengers, National’s COVID-19 Response spokesperson Chris Bishop says.

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National proposes new powers to tackle gangs

June 11, 2022 Share

Christopher Luxon

A National Government would ban gang patches in public places and give Police new powers to tackle gangs, Opposition Leader Christopher Luxon said today.

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Attendance strategy more spin than action

June 09, 2022 Share

Erica Stanford

Labour’s strategy for dealing with truancy is more spin, without clear actions to turn around New Zealand’s truancy epidemic, National’s Education spokesperson Erica Stanford says.

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