New Zealand First is disappointed at the Government sneaking through a piece of legislation, which will breach the rights of disabled adults and their family members.
New Zealand First says that cuts to Customs and Biosecurity in the Budget will create gaping holes in New Zealand’s defences against foreign pests and diseases.
New Zealand First has accused the Government of stripping critical education dollars from mainstream schooling for pet projects.
New Zealand First says the Government’s Budget continues to neglect much needed budgeting services in low socio-economic areas.
New Zealand First says a bottom line cut of $36 million from the Police budget shows the Government pays only lip service to law and order.
New Zealand First says the Budget does little to help struggling New Zealanders off the treadmill of high costs and low wages and uses asset sales to blur the real state of the economy.
New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters’ Reserve Bank bill was again drawn from the Members’ Bill Ballot today.
The punishment for importing drugs needs to fit the severity of the crime, says New Zealand First Spokesperson for Corrections, Asenati Lole-Taylor.
News that the Residential Advisory Service will assist Christchurch home owners with insurance problems from tomorrow is a case of too little, too late for many of those affected says New Zealand F
New Zealand First is alarmed the Ministry of Education appears to have altered the results of National Standards data in an effort to disguise flawed tests.