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Sroubek decision made within hours - Woodhouse

Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway has confirmed he took just hours to decide to allow convicted drug dealer and gang associate Karel Sroubek to stay in New Zealand, without consideration of the facts, National’s Immigration spokesperson Michael Woodhouse says.

Measures to improve LCRO processes welcomed

The New Zealand Law Society has welcomed the third reading of the Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Bill, which is now awaiting Royal assent.

Pacific Reset picks up pace - Peters

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has announced the establishment of a $10 million Pacific Enabling Fund.

1300 more households in public housing

There are 1300 more households in public housing than a year ago, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford announced today.

North Canterbury residents don't feel safe - Doocey

The Government needs to listen to the safety concerns of North Canterbury residents following yet another crash on State Highway 1 in Woodend, Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey says.

More tax, fewer roads, more congestion - Goldsmith

While the Government is taking more taxes from motorists than ever, it has stripped $5 billion from regional roads that would have made a big difference to our regions, National’s Transport spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says.

Legislation on oil and gas exploration in NZ vital for climate safety - 350 Aotearoa

Passing of legislation to end new offshore oil and gas exploration in Aotearoa is a vital step for the world to get back to climate safety, says 350 Aotearoa.

1300 more households in public housing - Twyford

There are 1300 more households in public housing than a year ago, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford announced today.

Minister welcomes progress to help consumers escape debt

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Hon Kris Faafoi has welcomed progress to make safer financial services available to people in need, including a new initiative to allow banks and financial mentors to share information to help their clients.

Crown Minerals Amendment a great start 'but more needed'

Oil Free Wellington is thrilled that the Crown Minerals Amendment Bill has passed its final reading in Parliament, banning new offshore oil and gas exploration in Aotearoa.