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TPP support shows Nats right on NZ trade agenda

The passing of the revised Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement at Parliament today shows National was right to push ahead with the original deal in the face of significant opposition, National’s...


Minister rightly lacks confidence in KiwiBuild

Potential KiwiBuild buyers will be rightly concerned that the Government is being unclear whether developments will be mixed KiwiBuild and State Housing National’s spokesperson for Housing Judith Collins says. “Housing...


Social Development Minister doesn’t know how many on benefits

Minister of Social Development Carmel Sepuloni has today admitted she has no idea how many people are claiming the Jobseeker Benefit, National’s Social Development spokesperson Louise Upston says. “Under this...


National welcomes first forced backdown on fuel tax

National Party Leader Simon Bridges has welcomed the Prime Minister’s forced backdown on her regional fuel taxes, and called on her to overturn her excise increases and remove the regional...


KiwiBuild once again fails to deliver

KiwiBuild is failing to deliver on its key objective to get Kiwi families into their first homes, National’s Housing spokesperson Judith Collins says. “Housing Minister Phil Twyford has recently announced...


Minister playing games instead of preventing strikes

The Ministry of Education has finally released the costings of the pay offer for secondary teachers which have been held onto for months an hour after a question was lodged...


15th strike seriously undermines confidence

After a year of this Labour-led Government there have been 15 strikes in the transport sector compared to 12 under nine years of a National Government, National’s Transport spokesperson Paul...


Tax-hungry Govt would double-dip at drivers’ cost

Drivers are already angry every time they fill up at the pump and they’ll take no comfort from the Government’s willingness to double-dip on tax if petrol prices keep rising,...


Landlords losing out under current Government

The Government’s claim it is striking a balance between the interests of landlords and tenants has been further rubbished in Parliament today, National’s Housing spokesperson Judith Collins says. “New Zealand...


Education Bill passed despite urgent treaty claim

With the passing of the Education Amendment Bill today the Government has ignored continuous outcry from Māori leaders and scrapped the partnership school model, National’s spokesperson for Education Nikki Kaye...