Prime Minister John Key’s state of the nation speech was more a state of Auckland speech with only a few meagre offerings for the provinces, New Zealand First says.
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Where are National’s Northland by-election promises on bridges and roading amidst today’s hoopla from the government on infrastructure spending, asks New Zealand First.
Today’s massive Northland power outage raises serious questions as to whether Northland has had its share of infrastructure investment.
With an extra 30,000 cruise passengers set to benefit Northland’s economy in the 2015/16 cruise season the Rt Hon Winston Peters, New Zealand First Leader and the Member of Parliament for Northland, is backing needed infrastructure to support its
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New Zealand First Local Government spokesperson Andrew Williams warns that flawed local government reforms to be debated in Parliament this week undermine the important second tier of our democratic system.
New Zealand First is calling for the Resource Management Act (RMA) to be amended to provide a faster consent process but warns that it must still protect our ‘100% Pure’ environment.
New Zealand First says the Local Government Amendment Bill will undermine democracy by having local authorities taking orders from the minister instead of listening to their communities.