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Homebuyers shouldn’t be competing with Kainga Ora - Collins

The Government is so haphazard on housing that the Minister of Finance wasn’t even aware Kāinga Ora has been spending millions buying houses out from under the nose of potential first-home buyers, National’s Housing spokesperson Judith Collins says.

Applications invited for $7 million Regional Culture and Heritage Fund - Robertson

Applications are now open for the fifth round of the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Grant Robertson announced today.

Law Commission appointment celebrates Maori and women - Mahuta

The Minister of Māori Development, Hon Nanaia Mahuta today congratulated Associate Professor Amokura Kawharu on her appointment as the next President of the Law Commission.

Prime Minister breaks promise for early intervention - Nicola Willis

The Ministry of Education (MOE) today confirmed that the Government has failed to deliver on the Prime Minister’s 2018 promise to reduce early intervention waiting times for young children, National’s Early Childhood Education spokesperson Nicola Willis says.

Auckland Council agrees topics for Annual Budget consultation

Auckland Council has today approved the topics for consultation for its forthcoming Annual Budget 2020/2021. Topics for consultation include:

Changes to how waste management and refuse collection is funded, to help ensure we meet our waste minimisation goals

Cities in fear of gangs shows need for new Bill - Brett Hudson

For the second time National’s Firearms Prohibition Orders Bill has been drawn from the Ballot, hopefully this time the Government will come to its senses and support this sensible piece of legislation, National List MP based in Ōhariu, and spokesperson for Police, Brett Hudson says.

NZ First funding decisions should be audited - Paul Goldsmith

All funding decisions made by NZ First Ministers should be reviewed in light of the New Zealand First Foundation’s alleged mishandling of party donations, National’s Finance spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says.

Minister of Employment launches Youth Ready Employer Programme

A programme for employers to help them engage effectively with younger employees was launched today by Minister of Employment, Willie Jackson.

Thousands of students affected by New Zealand’s anti-Chinese travel ban - SEG

The New Zealand government’s ban on anyone entering the country from China, apart from NZ citizens and residents, has provoked shock and anxiety among immigrants, foreign students and workers.

$75,000 attempt to derail judicial review - Social Credit

Lawyers acting for Westland Milk and its new owner, China’s Hong Kong Jingang Ltd, have launched an attempt to derail Social Credit’s judicial review of the Overseas Investment Office decision on the sale of Westland Milk Products.