Bryan Gould: NZ is right to block Huawei and will not be bullied
COMMENT: The indications that China is displeased with New Zealand cannot be mistaken. China is a country where nothing of this kind happens by accident, the government's reach into every aspect of Chinese life is virtually unlimited....

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Politics | 18 Feb 2019 | 12:00 pm

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Ambassador Madam Wu says differences between China and NZ have to be properly handled
China's ambassador to New Zealand, Madam Wu Xi, said New Zealand and China needed to build a more resilient relationship and handle differences properly to avoid "the rocks."And she said the two countries needed to foster new areas...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Politics | 18 Feb 2019 | 12:00 pm

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's tax on digitalised companies will be easier to swallow than a CGT
Yesterday, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern served New Zealand a sizzling steak in the form of a digestible and attractive tax.She announced the Government was going ahead with plans to make sure highly digitalised companies – such...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Politics | 18 Feb 2019 | 12:00 pm

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has told Google and Facebook its time they pay their fair share of tax
The Government has put some of the world's biggest companies in its taxation crosshairs, meaning the likes of Facebook and Google could soon be hit by a new tax. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern yesterday said Cabinet had begun updating...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Politics | 18 Feb 2019 | 12:00 pm

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Barry Soper: Current tax system is not fair
COMMENT: Jacinda Ardern repeated the line a few times when talking to journos after the Cabinet meeting. Our current tax system is not fair, she said, in the way it treats taxpayers and the way it treats multinationals.Ardern's...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Politics | 18 Feb 2019 | 12:00 pm

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Consultation period on trades training reforms disrespectful - Reti

Consultation on trades training reforms shows a lack of respect to our communities, National’s Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Spokesperson Shane Reti says.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Politics | 17 Feb 2019 | 9:52 pm

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Time for new thinking in local government funding - TIA

Improvements in long-term planning and council management are required to support local government funding models so regions can take best advantage of tourism growth opportunities, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Politics | 17 Feb 2019 | 9:49 pm

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New scheme targets greenhouse gases - EPA

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is supporting international efforts to help cool the planet with new regulations coming into force today.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Politics | 17 Feb 2019 | 8:42 pm

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DHB deficits balloon as Clark fails to act - Woodhouse

It is disappointing that the combined deficit of New Zealand’s 20 District Health Boards looks set to balloon to about $500 million despite David Clark’s pledge when he took office that he would bring it under control, National’s Health spokesman Michael Woodhouse says.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Politics | 17 Feb 2019 | 6:50 pm

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Lease-holders' rights important part of High Country equation

It’s timely and worthwhile to review aspects of Crown lease land in the South Island High Country but the rights of leaseholders are just as important as other factors in the debate, Federated Farmers says.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Politics | 17 Feb 2019 | 6:05 pm

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National would legalise cannabis if public voted in favour - Bridges
If the public votes in favour of legalising cannabis in a referendum, a National-led government would change the law accordingly, National Party leader Simon Bridges says.

Source: Radio New Zealand Politics Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 4:11 am

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National calls for inquiry head to step down
National wants the head of an inquiry into Wally Haumaha's appointment as deputy police commissioner to step down or be sacked.

Source: Radio New Zealand Politics Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 3:09 am

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Sri Lankan visa scam revealed, but no review of past applications
Hundreds of students from Sri Lanka could be here illegally, while officials do what they can to investigate claims of fraud in the student visa scheme.

Source: Radio New Zealand Politics Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 12:00 am

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Govt departments urged to find solution on synthetic cannabis
Government agencies have been asked to urgently find ways to reduce the harm caused by synthetic cannabis.

Source: Radio New Zealand Politics Headlines | 30 Jul 2018 | 11:21 pm

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Government seeks public input on well-being indicators
The government wants public input on a set of well-being indicators it intends to incorporate into all future Budgets.

Source: Radio New Zealand Politics Headlines | 30 Jul 2018 | 10:08 pm

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PM reveals new twists in tape-gate scandal
Prime Minister Bill English has confirmed disgraced MP Todd Barclay offered to play him the tape recording that led to his downfall.

Source: Stuff.co.nz - Politics | 24 Jun 2017 | 10:37 pm

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PM Bill English tries to put a bad week behind him by promising tax cuts
A fourth-term National Government will further cut taxes and raise incomes, Prime Minister Bill English has said in a speech to lift party faithful after a horror week.

Source: Stuff.co.nz - Politics | 24 Jun 2017 | 9:53 pm

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Politicians sidestep campaign spending limits with billboards on public land
Major political parties have found a way around electoral campaign rules by calling hundreds of public meetings across the country.

Source: Stuff.co.nz - Politics | 24 Jun 2017 | 7:25 pm

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Oscar Kightley: Why Bill English is as nimble as a Team New Zealand yacht
OPINION: Some National Party supporters may have worried when former leader John Key stepped down as leader.

Source: Stuff.co.nz - Politics | 24 Jun 2017 | 1:30 pm

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Stacey Kirk: Self-inflicted body-blows is National's biggest threat in an election-year
OPINION: MPs like to claim their party alone gets "the issues real New Zealanders care about".

Source: Stuff.co.nz - Politics | 24 Jun 2017 | 1:00 pm

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