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We need more innovative solutions for infrastructure - National

New Zealand needs to become far more innovative in the way we deliver infrastructure if we want to address problems like housing affordability, our persistent lack of productivity growth and our recovery from Covid-19, National’s Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly says.

National welcomes lifting of Auckland lockdown

Lifting the Auckland lockdown will be welcome news to all those people who have slogged their way through Level 3 multiple times now, Leader of the Opposition Judith Collins says.

No rhyme nor reason for Level 3 Saturday - ACT

"There is no rhyme nor reason for spending an additional day at Alert Level 3 in Auckland, but the cost is estimated at $45 million," according to ACT Leader David Seymour

New health order issue admits earlier failure - ACT

"The making of a new Health Act order shows that the Government didn’t have the rules straight before," says ACT Leader David Seymour

Cabinet's simplest ever decision, but prepare to be spun - ACT

"It is inevitable the Government will announce Auckland is coming out of lockdown this afternoon - it has to - and they will portray the lockdown as having saved Aucklanders, when it hasn’t, it’s cost them dearly," says ACT Leader David Seymour.

Initial Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission report shows progress - Andrew Little

Health Minister Andrew Little welcomes the Initial Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission’s assessment that transformation of New Zealand’s approach to mental health and addiction is underway.

Covicrat civil war means time for a reset - ACT

"Thanks to Labour’s bungling bureaucracy, hardworking New Zealanders are locked down with their livelihoods threatened, and the Prime Minister still isn’t telling the truth. It is time for a reset. We need a purpose built, Taiwan-style, Epidemic Response Unit.

'More evidence needed' to justify proposed Firearms Prohibition Orders regime

The New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa appeared before Parliament’s Justice select committee today on the Arms (Firearms Prohibition Orders) Amendment Bill (No 2), a member's bill in the name of Simeon Brown.

Cows put at risk while Cabinet ponders live export's future - SAFE

The live export ship Ocean Ute is scheduled to arrive at Port Taranaki tomorrow to export thousands of cows. This is the second time Ocean Ute has exported animals from New Zealand this year.

Over $300m returned to COVID-hit travellers - David Clark

The Government’s Consumer Travel Reimbursement Scheme has helped return over $352 million of refunds and credits to New Zealanders who had overseas travel cancelled due to COVID-19, Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark says.