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IPCA report shows Haumaha was bad appointment

The Independent Police Conduct investigation into Wally Haumaha is extremely troubling and raises serious questions about how and why the Government appointed Mr Haumaha in the first place, National’s Police...


Prime Minister must dismiss Haumaha

The Prime Minister must dismiss Deputy Police Commissioner Wally Haumaha after a damning report from the Independent Police Conduct Authority, National Leader Simon Bridges says. “It was Prime Minister Jacinda...


National will overturn Migration Compact decision

National will overturn the Government’s support of the United Nations Compact for Migration, confirmed by Winston Peters today in spite of his reluctance to front up to New Zealanders, National’s...


Wage rise welcome for some, worry for others

Today’s $1.20 per hour wage hike will be welcomed by workers on the minimum wage but will cost jobs and make it harder for businesses already struggling with new taxes...


Coward's punch petition accepted at Parliament

Northland MP Matt King has accepted a petition calling for tougher sentences for those who throw a cowardly punch at an unsuspecting victim and cause death. “The petition, which has...


Government on the wrong track on Hamilton rail

The decision by the Labour-led Government to fund a commuter train between Hamilton and Auckland is another clear example of this Government’s wasteful spending and poor priorities, National’s Transport spokesperson...


Peters’ still hiding stance on Global Compact

Winston Peters’ continued refusal to make a decision and tell the public what New Zealand’s position on the United Nations Global Compact on Migration is shameful, National’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson...


Govt stalls digital strategy with failed CTO plan

The Government has wasted a third of its term on the Chief Technology Officer shambles, stalling work on an effective Digital strategy, National’s Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media spokesperson Melissa...


Willis welcomes refusal of Victoria Uni name change

National list MP based in Wellington Nicola Willis welcomes the decision to decline Victoria University of Wellington’s application for a name change following significant opposition. “This is a fantastic outcome...


National congratulates next Chief Justice

National Party Leader Simon Bridges has congratulated the next Chief Justice of New Zealand, the Honourable Justice Helen Winkelmann. “Justice Winkelmann has had a distinguished career on the bench since...