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
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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.
Whangarei Chamber of Commerce
Westpac Conference Centre
5pm, 9th March, 2016
OPTIMISM ONLY WHEN OPTIMISM IS JUSTIFIED
Bring back the big block of tasty Kaikoura cheese the local factory made for years, says New Zealand First.
Fonterra’s announcement that it will probably close its Kaikōura cheese factory is a hard blow to the community and another example of government indifference to the regions, says New Zealand First.
New Zealand has become a country of them and us – Auckland and the rest, says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.
A meeting today in Invercargill for the 130 workers stood down from Prime Range Meats, and for support groups, has been cancelled after the company said the plant would re-start, says New Zealand First.
Offering $300,000 to help fund Buller people into work is a sop from the government to obscure the fact they have no regional development plan, says New Zealand First.
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.
Rt Hon Winston Peters
State of the Nation Speech
Orewa Rotary Club
2 Hibiscus Highway
7.30 pm, Tuesday, 26th January, 2016