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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Rt Hon Winston Peters
State of the Nation Speech
Orewa Rotary Club
2 Hibiscus Highway
7.30 pm, Tuesday, 26th January, 2016
Giving away fishing jobs to foreign industry is economic madness, says New Zealand First.
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
Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee thought of giving away the RNZAF Iroquois helicopters, but then decided on a loss-making sale to the US, says New Zealand First.
Questions surround the rejection of Kiwi bids for the RNZAF’s retired Iroquois, one of which was $4.5 million, says New Zealand First.
A rural tragedy is looming in New Zealand, and its tentacles will reach out everywhere, warns New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.
The government has failed to deliver a much needed boost for New Zealand’s struggling regions like Whangarei and Northland which remain crippled by unemployment.
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.
Regional New Zealand is being robbed and they know it, says New Zealand First.
The government deliberately has its eyes shut to the sorry state of regional growth, says New Zealand First.
The blow of job losses on the West Coast could have been cushioned had mine royalties been retained on the Coast, says New Zealand First.