Stuff NZ /
Barclay scandal ‘will damage all politicians’

Bill English’s involvement means the #TapeGate controversy rates at the higher end of New Zealand’s political scandals, says Morgan Godfery.

Voxy /
The Pt England Development a 'no-brainer' - ACT

Nick Smith just ran 25 steps in the housing marathon, says ACT Leader David Seymour. "The Pt England Development is a no-brainer, and shouldn’t have taken six months for Parliament to pass. It permits a 300-home housing development on prime Auckland land currently used to graze cows.

Voxy /
Regenerate Christchurch work programme tabled

Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner is welcoming Regenerate Christchurch’s Statement of Intent 2017-2021 and Statement ...

Voxy /
NZ to deliver air traffic control services for Pacific nations

Airways New Zealand will continue to deliver air traffic control services to Niue, Samoa, the Cook Islands, and the Kingdom of Tonga after the ...

Voxy /
Minister of Education 'needs to do homework on screentime'

Family First NZ says that parents should be concerned about the amount of screentime that their children are going to be exposed to under the new ...

Voxy /
English covering for Barclay to pass legislation - Little

The Prime Minister has been relying on Todd Barclay’s vote to pass key legislation, explaining why English has covered up the Barclay scandal for so ...

Top words for New Zealand Politics
Create your own
Word Cloud
Advertisment
Voxy /
National's toxic tyre plan grossly irresponsible - NZ First

The government’s toxic plan to burn tyres is environmentally unsound and a waste of public money, says New Zealand First Environment Spokesperson Denis O’Rourke.

Voxy /
New study prepares for RMA shake-up - EDS

A major review of New Zealand’s environmental management system has been launched in anticipation of fundamental reform of the Resource Management Act.

Voxy /
Pacific perspective at the forefront with launch of policy tool

Pacific People’s Minister Alfred Ngaro says the launch of Kapasa: the Pacific Policy Analysis Tool, signals a major turning point in government policy decision-making for Pacific peoples. "Kapasa is the Tongan and Samoan translation for compass," says Mr Ngaro.

Voxy /
Kaikoura ratings to exclude quake damage - NZ First

Earthquake damage will not be reflected in any changes to the rating valuations of Kaikoura properties this year, says Land Information Minister Mark ...

Voxy /
New classrooms for Cromwell great news for community - Jacqui Dean

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says new classroom space for primary students in the Cromwell area, announced today, will be a significant boost for local ...

Voxy /
New Zealand First is rolling out a fresh new face - a new logo

"We were founded 24 years ago with a logo that matched our values in standing up for New Zealand and New Zealanders. It was designed by a New Zealander.

Voxy /
Insulation grants extended to low-income home owners

The Government has extended the eligibility for Warm Up New Zealand: Healthy Homes insulation grants to include low-income home owners in addition to landlords with low-income or high health need tenants, Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins says.

Voxy /
Investment package announced to enhance NZ's digital fluency

Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced an investment package of around $40 million over three years to enhance the digital fluency of our young people. "This investment will support the biggest change to our curriculum in 10 years," says Ms Kaye.

Voxy /
Further five million dollar investment in Otago schools

Budget 2017 has already provided for around $19 million to increase capacity in Wanaka and today Education Minister Nikki Kaye and Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe announced a further $5 million will be invested in schools in the Otago ...

Voxy /
Executing drug smugglers not the best call - Conservative Party

"Executing Chinese drug smugglers will not stem abuse," says Leighton Baker, Conservative Party Leader.

Voxy /
Point England housing Bill passed

The passage of the Point England Development Enabling Bill through Parliament this evening will benefit Auckland with additional housing, help ...

Voxy /
Labour statement on international volunteer programme

Over the past week, Labour Party Head Office has been in Auckland sorting out the international volunteer programme.

Voxy /
Chamber welcomes plans to improve Wellington's water supply

Today's post-Budget announcement to improve the water resilience of the Wellington region is much welcomed news, says John Milford, Chief Executive of the Wellington Chamber of Commerce.

Voxy /
PM struggles as Barclay cover up unravels - Winston Peters

Prime Minister Bill English is hiding under a cone of "no responsibility" to avoid questions over his involvement in the Barclay Debacle.

Voxy /
Seymour challenges Minister for Food Safety on new guidlines

ACT Leader David Seymour today challenged the Minister for Food Safety on current and proposed red tape on chefs serving burgers.

Stuff NZ /
MFAT needs to open up to outside help, modern management, says review

The ministry needs to rely less on "career MFATers."

Voxy /
Police Minister to Solomon Islands for RAMSI farewell

Police Minister Paula Bennett will travel to Honiara tomorrow to mark the draw-down of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI).

Voxy /
Govt needs to focus on implementing NZEECS - Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association says it’s pleased the Government’s refresh of the New Zealand Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy (NZEECS) focuses ...

Stuff NZ /
NZ POLITICS DAILY: The hugely damaging Barclay scandal

It’s become a received wisdom that in New Zealand political scandals don’t really hurt governments.

Voxy /
Improved data collection about disabled people

A new set of questions is being included in national surveys to improve information about disabled people and their lives, Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner and Statistics Minister Scott Simpson say.

Voxy /
Typhoid report shows health officials under the hammer - Labour

A chaotic picture has emerged around the response of Auckland public health officials to this year’s typhoid outbreak, says Aupito William Sio Labour’s Pacific Island Affairs spokesman.

See More  
Advertisment
Advertisment
back to top