I take a call on behalf of New Zealand First in the third reading of the New Zealand International Convention Centre Bill, and I would like to perhaps provide a historical overview of how this whole piece of legislation has got to the House today.
Thank you Mr Speaker—Laumalie—in acknowledgment of the Tongan Language Week. I rise on behalf of New Zealand First to speak on the third and final reading of the Gambling (Gambling Harm Reduction) Amendment Bill.
The release of a journalist’s telephone records in response to a Beehive edict reveals the Prime Minister’s leadership style is more compatible with a big investment company than a Western democracy.
New Zealand First spokesperson for Social Policy, Asenati Lole-Taylor, is urging MPs to think about children and families instead of a mere building or political agenda when casting their conscience vote on the Sky City Convention Centre legislati
New Zealand First says the Sky City Casino pokie machine deal shows the Government is more interested in pushing the interests of an overseas owned gambling den than helping New Zealanders.
New Zealand First says the Government must explain why it has given China Southern Airlines (CSA) frequent flyer club members an exclusive Sky City gambler visa deal even though the airline holds less than 15 per cent of the market.
New Zealand First is calling for Prime Minister John Key to reveal the full extent of his involvement in the Sky City-China Southern Airlines (CSA) gambler visa deal.
New Zealand First says international criminals will flood into the country through the Government’s “special arrangement” for China Southern Airlines’ (CSA) frequent fliers to dodge visa checks.
New Zealand First has accused the government of leaving a legacy of social wreckage for future generations to clean up, through the deregulation of the gaming industry.
Rt Hon Winston Peters says New Zealand is fast becoming the political “call girl” of the Pacific under a National Government selling the country “to anyone and everyone like a streetwalker in K Road”.