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New law passed to reduce gun harm - Chris Hipkins

The Government’s commitment to combatting firearms violence has reached another significant milestone today with the passage of the Firearms Prohibition Order Legislation Bill, Police Minister Chris Hipkins says.

Labour is coming after your car and street - Simeon Brown

Kiwis should reject the outrageous Government proposals revealed today which will allow councils to more easily and quickly change street layouts, restrict cars and replace carparking with bus lanes, National’s Transport spokesperson Simeon Brown says.

More ram raids than businesses accessing fund - Chris Baillie

"More businesses are being hit by ram raids nightly than benefitting from the Government’s $6 million fund for vulnerable small retailers," says ACT’s Police spokesperson Chris Baillie.

Labour turns its back on victims of serious crime - Nicole McKee

"Today’s repeal of ACT’s Three Strikes legislation shows that Labour values ideology over safe communities," says ACT’s Justice spokesperson Nicole McKee.

Three Strikes Legislation Repeal Bill passes third reading - Kiri Allan

Legislation to repeal the ‘Three Strikes’ law has passed its third reading in Parliament today.

Three strikes law gone but not forgotten for many - Golriz Ghahraman

The repeal of the archaic three strikes law is welcome but it doesn’t go far enough, the Green Party says.

People who have been subject to a third strike should have their sentence reconsidered in full by a judge.

Action urged over appalling living conditions and treatment of RSE workers - CTU

Revelations that RSE workers in Blenheim are being exploited by having to live in cold, damp homes and being threatened against joining unions, must prompt urgent action from the Government, the Council of Trade Unions demanded today.

Labour can’t give money away - David Seymour

"The Prime Minister has today admitted to Parliament that 134,000 people who are eligible for the cost of living payment still haven’t received it because the Government does not have their bank accounts," says ACT Leader David Seymour.

Ignorance of ram raid details shows out of touch PM - David Seymour

"The Prime Minister has made no efforts to find out how many people have been arrested or what’s happened to them, showing she is out of touch with real life in New Zealand communities," says ACT Leader David Seymour.

In response to Willie Jackson’s desperate co-governance diatribe - Peters

The recent diatribe by Minister of Māori Development Willie Jackson which slams the ‘one person, one vote’ outrage is alarming not only for its content but its ignorance of history, facts, and the essence of democracy.