The spate of log truck accidents in Northland highlight the need for the government to have a balanced transport policy that includes rail, and in addition provides specialist training for local drivers and a much greater allocation of funding to
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A quarter of a million people are coming in on temporary work and student visas each year and want a job – it’s tough luck for New Zealanders, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters.
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Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse is paying lip service to the flood of low-skilled migrants taking Kiwis jobs.
The Ministry of Education has been heavy-handed and acted like a bully in the sacking of Rangiora High School principal Peggy Burrows, says New Zealand First.
A meeting today in Invercargill for the 130 workers stood down from Prime Range Meats, and for support groups, has been cancelled after the company said the plant would re-start, says New Zealand First.
Offering $300,000 to help fund Buller people into work is a sop from the government to obscure the fact they have no regional development plan, says New Zealand First.
Auckland’s dire housing crisis is deepening, yet the Government continues to ignore one of the chief causes – open door immigration, says New Zealand First.
Giving away fishing jobs to foreign industry is economic madness, says New Zealand First.
The serious building workers shortage in Auckland points the finger directly at the government’s ineptitude.
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New Zealand First believes a management/worker takeover of the Bluff aluminium smelter at Tiwai is the only sensible and long term solution.