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Bridges thanks outgoing MPs, announces reshuffle

Opposition Leader Simon Bridges has today paid tribute to outgoing MPs David Carter, Nicky Wagner and Sarah Dowie. “David Carter, Nicky Wagner and Sarah Dowie have all been fantastic members...


Dowie won’t contest Invercargill in 2020

Invercargill MP Sarah Dowie has announced she will not be seeking re-election as the MP for Invercargill at the 2020 election.   “Serving the people of Invercargill and wider Southland...


Wagner won’t contest Christchurch Central in 2020


Carter to retire from politics at 2020 election


Government still playing catch up on Measles

Now the Measles outbreak is mostly over the Government has cynically announced a Measles catch up campaign, National’s Associate Health spokesperson Dr Shane Reti says. “Under Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s...


Govt lost sight of the point of firearms changes

The second tranche of changes to our firearms law is a missed opportunity as it does nothing to address genuine criminals and gangs, National’s Police spokesperson Brett Hudson says. “The...


Government dragging heels on coronavirus

The Government’s slow response to the coronavirus outbreak is putting New Zealanders at risk and failing to provide confidence to businesses already struggling in a slowing economy, National’s Health spokesperson...


Government is failing to deliver on vaping

The Government is dragging the chain on vaping regulation, National’s Health spokesperson Michael Woodhouse says. “The Prime Minister said today on the AM Show that for the Government to move...


Government needs to speed up Milford Road repairs

The Government should be doing more to get Milford Road reopened as soon as possible, Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker says. “While it was good the Conservation Minister flew over Fiordland...


Taxpayers shouldn’t be left with Ihumātao bill

Reports the Government is ironing out the final details of a deal to buy Ihumātao will be chilling for taxpayers and property owners, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges says....