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Government ignoring advice on methane target

It has been revealed the Government ignored official advice from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) when setting the methane target for the Climate Change Amendment Act Bill, National’s Climate...


10,000 sign petition against Labour’s car tax

National’s petition to stop Labour’s car tax has reached 10,000 signatures in just over a week, National Party Leader Simon Bridges says. “New Zealanders can see how unfair Labour’s car...


Shaw couldn’t be counted on during Census fiasco

Statistics Minister James Shaw needs to take responsibility for his part in the abysmal handling of the Census 2018 debacle, National’s Statistics spokesperson Dr Jian Yang says. “The resignation of...


Government can't continue to ignore biotech

The Royal Society’s report has reinforced that the Government can’t continue to ignore biotechnology, National’s spokesperson for Research, Science and Innovation Dr Parmjeet Parmar says. “The report shows that that...


Prime Minister in denial on the economy

The latest attempt by the Prime Minister to lay all of the blame for our country’s economic slowdown on global factors shows she is in denial about the effects of...


National 2020 candidate selection process begins

The National Party is today kicking off our nationwide candidate selection process in preparation for the 2020 General Election, President Peter Goodfellow says.“The National Party is gearing up to fight...


From rock star to rock bottom economy

Negative interest rates and quantitative easing are closer to becoming a reality in this country thanks to this Government’s bad economic management, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges says. “The...


Tell them to go home, Prime Minister

By issuing a halt to home building the Prime Minister’s interference at Ihumātao has called into question her commitment to full and final Treaty of Waitangi settlements. She now has...


Minister fails children with complex needs

A number of principals are disappointed with the Government’s unfair and inequitable allocation of learning support coordinators around New Zealand, National’s Education spokesperson Nikki Kaye says. “Earlier this week, Tracey...


Labour's latest broken promise: light rail to Mt Roskill

Two years on from the Prime Minister’s pledge to have light rail from Auckland’s CBD to Mt Roskill within four years, the project is on the fast track to nowhere,...