New Zealand First is calling for the Government to address high unemployment in the regions.
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New Zealand First Spokesperson for Social Policy Asenati Lole-Taylor is concerned that recent reports about spending are masking the grim reality of life on low incomes.
A farmer told us this week, in no uncertain terms, that he wouldn’t get his harvest done if he relied on Kiwi workers.
Public Community Forum
Saturday, 5 July, 11am
E.F.K.S Church Hall, 9 Vili Place, Woolston, Christchurch
Recognising Our Neighbourhood
One in five Pacific young people do not have a job, an appalling fact that the National Government should be ashamed of, says New Zealand First.
New Zealand First is astounded with the Government’s remark that this is a “family-friendly budget.”
Asenati Lole-Taylor will be attending the social justice seminar in Palmerston North as an invited guest, and will speak on issues relating to employment prospects for young people.
Speech - Dunedin South
9 The Octagon, Dunedin
Friday 9 August, 5.30pm
Good evening ladies and gentlemen,
Thank you for your attendance and your invitation to come to Dunedin and Otago.
New Zealand First is questioning why a recent whistle-stop trip to Europe by Steven Joyce cost the taxpayer the equivalent of two minimum wage jobs.
New Zealand First says the Budget does little to help struggling New Zealanders off the treadmill of high costs and low wages and uses asset sales to blur the real state of the economy.
Mr Speaker –our first reaction to this Budget is to call in the Serious Fraud Office.
Never in the history of this country has a government so blatantly cooked the books.
This is financial deceit on a grand scale.
I take a call on behalf of New Zealand First, and I ask the question: what do New Zealanders want from the Budget? That is the big question—what do New Zealanders want from the Budget?