Nominations open for South Waikato local council elections

If you see yourself as a potential leader and are passionate about the South Waikato and our towns, then now’s your chance to give local politics a go and have a say in your community’s future.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Politics | 21 Jul 2019 | 7:56 pm

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No hope on horizon for motorists stuck in traffic - Bridges

New Zealanders who are wasting up to 85 hours a year in motorway gridlock had better get used to the slow crawl because the Government has no plan to rescue them any time soon, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges says.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Politics | 21 Jul 2019 | 7:06 pm

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Congratulations to world champion Silver Ferns - Nikki Kaye

"Congratulations to the Silver Ferns on their stunning Netball World Cup win in Liverpool, they played throughout the tournament with real grit and determination, National’s Sport and Recreation spokesperson Nikki Kaye says.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Politics | 21 Jul 2019 | 4:37 pm

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Mike Hosking: Green co-leader James Shaw shows real leadership on genetic engineering
COMMENT: James Shaw, yet again, is showing what I would call leadership. Leadership is being bold, or brave in slightly awkward or difficult circumstances. Leadership is when you take on a task when you don't necessarily know the...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Politics | 21 Jul 2019 | 4:35 pm

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Aussie news outlet slams rumours of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's contention for Nobel Peace Prize
The thought of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern possibly being up for a Nobel Peace Prize does not sit well with at least some in the Australian media. And even her moral views have come into question regarding her views around deporting...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Politics | 21 Jul 2019 | 3:44 pm

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ALRANZ march and demonstration to demand abortion law reform

Victoria University Feminist Organisation and ALRANZ Abortion Rights Aotearoa, in conjunction with the VUW Feminist Law Students, Organise Aotearoa, Fem Force, and with the support of VUW Student Association announced they are sponsoring a march and demonstration in support of reproductive rights

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Politics | 21 Jul 2019 | 7:32 am

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Jacinda Ardern's awkward TV moment with Australian presenter Lisa Wilkinson
She might be one of the most popular Prime Ministers of all time, but that hasn't stopped Lisa Wilkinson from asking Jacinda Ardern the difficult questions.On the Sunday Project, Lisa wasted no time grilling the PM, declaring she'll...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Politics | 21 Jul 2019 | 6:07 am

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Law abiding citizens 'let down again'

With the Government's firearm buyback scheme starting to draw over 30,000 police man hours away from fighting crime, the safety of law abiding citizens is being compromised.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Politics | 21 Jul 2019 | 4:58 am

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Man with Down syndrome 'dancing' after winning change in KiwiSaver rules
An Auckland man with Down syndrome has won a change of rules that will allow anyone with a life-shortening congenital condition to access their KiwiSaver funds before they turn 65.Tim Fairhall, who lives in a house in Te Atatū...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Politics | 21 Jul 2019 | 2:45 am

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National leader Simon Bridges says Government has done nothing to switch its own car fleet to electric
National Party leader Simon Bridges is back on the case of the Government and electric vehicles (EVs), saying the Government's own performance in its fleet is woeful with only 135 registered since taking office."The Government is...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Politics | 21 Jul 2019 | 12:29 am

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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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