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Electoral Bill conflicts with Parliamentary Privilege Act

The Government’s Electoral Integrity Bill which would enable party leaders to dismiss an MP if the leader believes the MP distorts the proportionality of Parliament has hit further problems by...


Councils are in the dark over roading projects

Councils around the country have been left on a road to nowhere while the Government delays providing important details on national land transport funding for the next three years, National’s...


Govt urged to support Windblown Timber Recovery Bill

National Party List MP Maureen Pugh, has today urged the Government to support her Private Members’ Bill which would enable the harvesting of windblown trees on conservation land following adverse...


Shane Jones rolled on regional roads

Shane Jones has been rolled by Labour and the Greens on transport policy and as a result regional New Zealand will miss out on much needed roading developments, National Party...


Minister fumbles over KiwiBuild details

Housing Minister Phil Twyford is struggling today to provide any detail on his KiwiBuild policy using the well-worn excuse that it is still ‘early days’, National’s Housing spokesperson Judith Collins...


Air New Zealand waves goodbye to Kapiti Coast Airport

The last Air New Zealand flight from the Kapiti Coast to Auckland today will be met with much disappointment MP for Otaki Nathan Guy says. “The National carrier has let...


Government not transparent on partnership schools

The Government needs to put ideology aside and be open about its intentions for the future of children and young people attending partnership schools who just want to know that...


Health project’s ‘independent review’ a clear conflict

National Party Associate Health spokesperson Dr Shane Reti has revealed a supposed ‘independent review’ of the failing $90 million National Oracle Solution programme is, in fact, being carried out by...


Second CE to reappear at Select Committee to answer inconsistencies

Not one, but two, chief executives will reappear at a Select Committee this week to correct the record following inconsistencies exposed by National MPs, National’s Environment spokesperson Scott Simpson says....


Tomorrow’s the day we all start paying

This weekend marks the point where ordinary hard-working New Zealanders start paying for the misguided policies of the Ardern-Peters Coalition Government, National Party Finance Spokesperson Amy Adams says. “National’s 2017...