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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...


Prime Minister is leaving behind a mess

When Jacinda Ardern leaves tomorrow to go to the Rugby World Cup and the United Nations she will be leaving behind a mess at home, Leader of the Opposition Simon...


Time for a proper process

The Labour Party still has a raft of questions that need answering about the cover up of an alleged sexual assault by a staff member who was employed in Jacinda...


Fewer sheep and more trees outcome of freshwater proposals

Research published by Local Government New Zealand shows the enormous impact on land use the Government’s freshwater proposals will really have, National’s Agriculture spokesperson Todd Muller says. “If implemented, these...


Ratepayers set for a shock as result of freshwater proposals

The Coalition Government’s freshwater proposals are set to inflict huge costs on to ratepayers and councils, and the Government doesn’t seem to care, National’s Local Government spokesperson Jacqui Dean says....


More data breaches at Culture and Heritage Ministry

The Arts, Culture and Heritage Ministry suffered two data breaches only days before the Tuia 250 website debacle, National’s Data and Cybersecurity spokesperson Dr Shane Reti says. In answers to...


More measles cases in Northland - DHB must act

The Ministry of Health must put more resources into the measles outbreak in Northland after a further five cases were confirmed on Tuesday, National’s Associate spokesperson for Health Dr Shane...


Time for a frank discussion about capital markets

National looks forward to having a serious discussion with New Zealanders about the key recommendations in the Capital Markets Taskforce 2029 final report, National’s Finance spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. “National...