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Working groups could cost $250 million-

Figures released to National show the cost of the Government’s 182 reviews and working groups will likely reach more than $250 million, showing that New Zealanders are paying the price...


Nash’s guarantee over Police standards worthless

News of alleged misconduct among new police recruits has shown Police Minister Stuart Nash’s guarantee that standards of our police force wouldn’t be lowered was worthless, National’s Police spokesperson Chris...


Surplus shows Govt doesn’t need to tax more

A $5.5 billion operating surplus shows the Government should not be imposing more taxes on New Zealanders already facing higher living costs, National Party Leader Simon Bridges says. “The Government...


PM fudges fuel tax to shift blame for pump pain

The Prime Minister yesterday used numbers that ignore the Government’s fuel tax hikes in an attempt to underplay its role in the pain inflicted on Kiwis at the pump, National’s...


New insurance settlement service welcomed

The Government’s latest announcement of a new earthquake insurance settlement service will be welcomed by homeowners as it expands on the Residential Advisory Service set up by the previous National...


A National Govt to save Lumsden Maternity Centre

National’s Health Spokesperson Michael Woodhouse and Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker today announced National will reinstate full services at the Lumsden Maternity Centre if elected in 2020. “Providing full birthing services...


Govt should drop taxes to provide immediate relief

The Government should axe its fuel tax increases to provide immediate relief to motorists, Opposition Leader Simon Bridges says. “Instead, the Prime Minister’s response to record high fuel prices is...


National encourages action in mental health week

National’s Health spokesperson Michael Woodhouse says this Mental Health Awareness Week National is encouraging the Government to take action to help improve the mental health of New Zealanders. “Mental wellness...


Water issues delayed by another working group

The Government’s plan to tackle the complex issue of protecting and restoring New Zealand’s freshwater quality is an underwhelming work programme. It’s about setting up more working groups rather than...


Government pricing Kiwis out of their cars

The average New Zealand household is now paying $200 a year more in petrol taxes than this time last year, with Auckland families paying $324 extra as a result of...