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.
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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.
Whangarei Chamber of Commerce
Westpac Conference Centre
5pm, 9th March, 2016
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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.