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National calls for stronger punishment for litterbugs

As local councils grapple with the litter left behind by holiday makers the National Party is calling for stiffer penalties for people caught illegally dumping rubbish. “Yesterday it was revealed...


ETS transition phase-out sets up climate debate

Today’s reduction of transition measures for New Zealand’s Emissions Trading Scheme sets up this year’s important climate change debate, National Party Climate Change Spokesperson Todd Muller says. “January 1st is...


Another backwards step from the Government

The Labour Party has thrown away six years of hard work and a real opportunity for Māori and regional New Zealand through scrapping the Te Ture Whenua Bill, Chris Finlayson...


Community calls for more drought support

National Party Spokesperson for Rural Communities Barbara Kuriger has backed the call for the Government to declare a medium scale adverse event to better support those affected by the rapidly...


Rural Support Trust making a difference

National Party Spokesperson for Rural Communities Barbara Kuriger has thanked the Rural Support Trust for the care and support they extend to people who are facing challenges and encourages those...


National delivers strong growth and productivity

There was confirmation today that the new Coalition Government has inherited a strong economic growth story from the previous National-led Government, National Party Finance Spokesperson Steven Joyce says. “Stats New...


Certainty needed for Tourism Infrastructure Fund

The Government needs to move quickly and provide certainty on future funding for the Tourism Infrastructure Fund, National Party Tourism Spokesperson Jacqui Dean says. “At the height of the tourist...


Going soft on student loan defaulters a bad idea

The Government must explain to New Zealand taxpayers why it is considering scrapping measures that ensure overseas student loan defaulters don’t get away scot free, National Party Tertiary Education Spokesperson...


Public needs assurance about cowboy cops

The Coalition Government needs to come clean about exactly what powers will be given to volunteer cops, National Party Police Spokesperson Chris Bishop says. “The Labour-NZ First coalition agreement includes...


Christ Church Cathedral Bill passes

National Party List MP based on Christchurch Nicky Wagner has welcomed the passing of the Christ Church Cathedral Bill which will allow for the rebuild of Christ Church Cathedral. “This...