Government building closures in Wellington has proved excessive centralisation of government departments in earthquake prone Wellington has been a mistake and more should be located in regional areas, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland M
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Billion dollar profits are still not enough for money mad ANZ Bank which has put the boot into Hokitika by shutting down its branch office in the town, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.
New Zealand First will breathe new life into regional New Zealand by shifting government departments into regional centres throughout the country.
Westpac’s closure of 19 branches around New Zealand is another bitter blow for rural areas and seniors, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.
The Prime Minister is, as usual, skipping responsibility by saying he can do nothing about Westpac closing 19 branches, many in rural towns, says New Zealand First.
The Northland economy will suffer if the decision goes through to stop the use of powerboats on Lake Waikere, one of the Kai Iwi lakes, says Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.
New Zealanders can expect a Budget pre-occupied with a vain attempt to solve problems resulting from record immigration mainly to Auckland, says New Zealand First.
A rise in unemployment numbers in Greymouth typifies what is happening in the regions under this government, says New Zealand First today.
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
New Zealand First Leader and MP For Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters is speaking at the Wood Processorss and Manufacturers Assocation's Forestwood Conference to be held at the Auckland Convention Centre.
Speech by New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters
ForestWood 2016 Conference Speech
SkyCity Convention Centre,
The cover-up of the Ministry of Primary Industries’ failure to stem the tide of swamp kauri log exports has been so intense the High Court has been forced to rule that it release documents, says New Zealand First.