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United Nations address an insult to New Zealand

In a move typical of a Government which wants to tell New Zealanders we are failing, Justice Minister Andrew Little has sold New Zealand short at the United Nations when...


Defeated Housing Minister drops KiwiBuild target

Housing Minister Phil Twyford’s outstanding admission today his policy of building 1000 KiwiBuild houses by July this year is just ‘a target’, and further he can’t guarantee he will hit...


Govt in denial as most coal burned in five years

It is a sad irony that in the first year of a Government that talks a big game on climate change, New Zealand burned the most coal in five years...


Coordinated approach to drug reform needed

A coordinated approach across health, education, law and order and border control is needed to counter the complex issues around drugs in New Zealand, National’s new spokesperson for Drug Reform...


National announces spokesperson for Drug Reform

National Leader Simon Bridges has appointed Paula Bennett to the new position of Spokesperson for Drug Reform as the Government pushes ahead with its agenda of drug decriminalisation, to signal...


Commuters victims of Govt’s questionable priorities

A substantial increase in fares for Auckland commuters is not going to help the Government’s goal of increasing public transport patronage and is yet another added cost to hardworking Kiwi...


Govt’s Small Business Council missing in action

Small business owners are still waiting for the Government’s Small Business Council to do something for a sector struggling with rising costs and prescriptive labour law changes, National’s Small Business...


PM’s ties to Karel Sroubek decision deepen

The Prime Minister must explain her ties to convicted criminal Karel Sroubek and her role in allowing him to stay, as newly released text messages suggest a closer role than...


Twyford must explain resignation of KiwiBuild Head

The announcement that Stephen Barclay has officially resigned from his position in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development does not bode well for Housing Minister Phil Twyford’s KiwiBuild policy,...


Health Minister hiding state of DHB finances

The refusal of the Minister of Health, David Clark, to publish the financial performance of DHBs is a cynical attempt at masking their precarious financial situation, National’s Health spokesperson Michael...