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Petition launched to fast-track second Mt Victoria tunnel

The National Party is today launching a petition to bring forward construction of a second Mt Victoria tunnel as part of a balanced transport plan for the capital, Wellington-based National...


Jake Bezzant National’s new candidate in Upper Harbour

Local party members have today selected Jake Bezzant as National’s candidate in Upper Harbour for the 2020 Election. Mr Bezzant is replacing Paula Bennett, National’s Campaign Chair, who isn’t seeking...


Rents up again as Government’s poor policies bite

The average Kiwi renter is paying an additional $2800 a year in rent as a result of this Government’s poor policy making decisions, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges says....


Low business confidence, less Christmas cheer

The Government’s poor economic management means more people will need food grants this Christmas, but low business confidence means City Missions will have fewer resources to keep up with demand,...


Government now ignoring West Coast on health

The new chair of the West Coast District Health Board has shown how little interest he has in the role with comments that he only intends to pay attention once...


Six thousand fewer elective surgeries

New Zealanders are missing out on the health care they need with the number of elective surgeries decreasing by almost 6,000 in the year to June, Leader of the Opposition...


Government takes wasteful spending to a new level

The Provincial Growth Fund has only managed to create just over 600 jobs with taxpayers forking out almost $500,000 per job, proving the policy is nothing more than another example...


No representation for Napier on Hawke's Bay DHB

Minister of Health David Clark has left Napier out in the cold by not appointing a representative on the Hawke’s Bay DHB, MP for Tukituki Lawrence Yule says. “Napier is...


PM has serious questions to answer about Faafoi

The Prime Minister has serious questions to ask Minister Kris Faafoi about his failure to declare a conflict of interest in an immigration case, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges...


Iain Lees-Galloway away in the clouds on detail

Immigration New Zealand encouraging immigrants to become illegal overstayers while they grapple with processing visas shows how out of control the department has become and Minister Iain Lees-Galloway is asleep...