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Twyford is the issue, not the board

Phil Twyford can sack as many board members and go through as many Chief Executives as he likes but no problems will be solved until he accepts that he and...


Employers pen open letter to Minister in ‘desperation’

Minister of Immigration Iain Lees-Galloway must make good on his promise and announce the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme cap earlier than November as seasonal employers are crying out for...


Too little too late for funding switch from rail to road

News that the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) is considering redirecting $313 million from light rail to state highways because of the Government’s bungled delivery of the Auckland light rail...


Government advisors deem electoral reform unfair

The Government must reconsider its Referendum Framework Bill after its own Legislative Design and Advisory Committee (LDAC) has criticised it as being against free and fair elections, National’s Electoral Law...


Don’t blame President Trump for slowing economy

New Zealanders are paying the price for a weak and incompetent Government that is more focused on blaming President Trump or Brexit for New Zealand’s slowing economy than taking an...


National to deliver birthing unit for Wanaka mums

National will establish a birthing unit in Wanaka if elected in 2020, Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says. “Families in Wanaka and the surrounding areas deserve access to a high quality...


Stop speaking directly to yourself Prime Minister, just say no

The Prime Minister needs to put a stop to the mess that is Ihumātao and just say no to taxpayers’ money being used to buy back the land, or any...


Government opposes better protection for builders

The Government is blocking a law change that would better protect builders and construction firms from losing money on Government projects, National’s Building and Construction spokesperson Andrew Bayly says. Mr...


Good call to keep Karel Sroubek locked up

The Parole Board’s decision to keep drug smuggler Karel Sroubek behind bars was the right one, National’s Justice spokesperson Mark Mitchell says. “While Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway had no regard...


Ministers’ guesstimates and assurances unfounded

The Government is struggling to justify its water policy as its guesses around costs are increasingly at odds with expert estimates, National’s Agriculture spokesperson Todd Muller and Environment spokesperson Scott...