Cutting research money is robbing New Zealand of its future wealth, says New Zealand First.
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The future of social housing will be a disaster with National’s social housing reforms of Budget 2015, says New Zealand First.
Parents caring for disabled children are getting no empathy from National as it puts pressure on them to find jobs, says New Zealand First.
New Zealand First is puzzled how an ice-cream top-up in Budget 2015 will do anything to stop re-offending, says New Zealand First.
Budget 2015 is creating ‘supported poverty’ that will not improve the life of one single child, says New Zealand First.
Hidden inside the Children in Hardship Bill is a small but mean-spirited “joke” from the government at the expense of sole parents who are students, and mostly women, says New Zealand First Deputy Leader Tracey Martin.
The government has failed to deliver a much needed boost for New Zealand’s struggling regions like Whangarei and Northland which remain crippled by unemployment.
The government should be ashamed of the way it’s treated education in Budget 2015, says New Zealand First Deputy Leader and Spokesperson for Education Tracey Martin.
Bowel cancer screening does not need more trial funding – it needs a national roll-out, says New Zealand First.
Budget 2015 offers crumbs for farmers, despite this being hard times for the people who are the lifeblood of our country, says New Zealand First.
Is the government trying to put a mask over yet another frozen police budget, asks New Zealand First Police Spokesperson Ron Mark.
The regions are off National’s radar in Budget 2015, and promises made to Northlanders by the Prime Minister have been broken, says the New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.