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New Zealand’s economic engine is spluttering

Jacinda Ardern’s Government needs to wake up and respond to collapsing business confidence, with news that business confidence in Auckland plummeted a further 25 per cent in the last quarter,...


Pike River safety exemption a dangerous precedent

The Government’s intention to exempt the Pike River Mine re-entry team from safety laws and regulations is concerning and inappropriate, National’s Pike River Re-entry spokesperson Mark Mitchell says. “One of...


Greens want to ban petrol cars from New Zealand

The Green Party has made its stance on petrol-fueled cars very clear; not only does it want to tax people who drive them, it would outlaw them altogether if it...


Government refuses inquiry into prison letter failure

The Government’s rejection of National’s requested inquiry into the release of inciting letters from the alleged Christchurch Mosque killer is inexcusable, National’s Justice spokesperson Mark Mitchell says. “Today National called...


A whole term of Government with no shovels in the ground

The mind-boggling prospect of no new major transport projects starting in this term of Government is now very real after Phil Twyford revealed Auckland’s light rail has been delayed even...


Government must do u-turn on Melling Interchange

The New Zealand Transport Agency must commit to funding a detailed business case and resource consent for a Melling Interchange when it meets this week, Hutt South MP Chris Bishop...


Government delays response on electricity prices

The Government continues to drag out its reporting back on the Electricity Price Review and that’s causing frustration and increasing uncertainty for the industry, National’s Energy and Resources spokesperson Jonathan...


National calls for inquiry into prison letters

National has called for an inquiry into the failure of the Corrections Department to stop inciting letters written by the alleged Christchurch Mosque killer from being sent, National’s Justice spokesperson...


Foster children’s chance to save for their future

My Members Bill that will allow caregivers to open KiwiSaver accounts for foster children has passed its third reading in Parliament, meaning it will become law in New Zealand, MP...


NZ must join Gulf shipping effort

New Zealand must not sit on the sidelines while Australia and other countries move to protect vital shipping lanes in the Middle East, National’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson Gerry Brownlee says....