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Stretched fire stations can’t keep doors open

June 19, 2022 Share

Todd Muller

Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s resourcing issues are continuing to mount with a number of fire stations unable to stay open because crews are too stretched, National’s Fire and Emergency spokesperson Todd Muller says.

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FENZ failing to fix judge’s findings

June 15, 2022 Share

Todd Muller

Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) is at breaking point after years of mismanagement, poor spending decisions and a problematic culture, National’s Fire and Emergency spokesperson Todd Muller says.

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Seven-fold increase in DOC land destroyed by wild fires concerning

May 03, 2022 Share

Todd Muller

The area of Department of Conservation (DOC) land burned in unwanted fires is rising rapidly yet the agency is doing just the bare minimum to protect land and has taken no accountability, National’s Fire and Emergency Spokesperson Todd Muller says.

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Labour must delay disposal of 600,000 books to Internet Archive

November 24, 2021 Share

Simon O'Connor

Despite opposition from a large number of authors and publishers around New Zealand and overseas, this government is pushing through a deal with the Internet Archive to clean its hands of 600,000 books from The National Library’s Overseas Published Collection on the ‘deadline’ of 1 December 2021, says National Party Internal Affairs Spokesperson Simon O’Connor.

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