New Zealand First is unhappy with Ministerial answers after police were used to raid a Wairarapa farm for pea plants and concerns pea weevil could have reached Canterbury.
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Amending the Police Act to allow the police to charge for the vetting service they provide is nothing short of profiteering, says New Zealand First.
You could be forgiven for feeling at times that you live in a country which is of two parts – with one dominating, and the remainder being left far behind.
The government’s continued neglect of mental health services is putting extra strain on the police which is already struggling to cope with six years of frozen budgets, says New Zealand First.
Police morale will be at a new low today – as a backlash hits the government’s race-based driver policing policy, says New Zealand First.
The regions are off National’s radar in Budget 2015, and promises made to Northlanders by the Prime Minister have been broken, says the New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.
Cuts to police numbers in rural areas is failing farmers and lifestyle block owners who are victims of rustlers, says New Zealand First.
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CRIME: MORE ABOUT PREVENTION THAN DETECTION
As the thin blue line of police gets thinner under National, the government is also resorting to trickery to cover up the true extent of crime, says New Zealand First.
New Zealand First says the Government’s proposed crackdown on gangs misses the mark and does not go far enough.
Criminals are targeting seniors in South Auckland but the Minister of Police is doing nothing about it, says New Zealand First Associate Spokesperson for Law and Order Asenati Lole-Taylor.
Police Minister Anne Tolley must explain why rural police are left to face potentially dangerous situations alone, and at night, says New Zealand First.