The matter before us might come as a bit of a surprise to the National Party, in that New Zealand First, likewise, is not supporting this legislation, the Environmental Reporting Bill.
I take a call on behalf of New Zealand First on the Energy (Fuels, Levies, and References) Amendment Bill.
The Victims of Crime Reform Bill amends and improves the Victims’ Rights Act 2002 ; the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act 1989 ; the Parole Act 2002 ; and the Sentencing Act 2002 to provide better for victims of crime generally; to b
I wish to speak on behalf of New Zealand First about the National Government’s economic failure.
New Zealand First originally had reservations about this Sullivan Birth Certificate Bill . We were wary about a bill for the benefit of one individual rather than the community as a whole.
It is very good to stand and take a call on behalf of New Zealand First in this third reading of the Taxation (Annual Rates, Foreign Superannuation, and Remedial Matters) Bill, and to come after the deputy chair of the Finance and Expenditure Comm
I had to pull out my handkerchief in the last couple of minutes of that particular speech, to wipe away the tears of laughter.
In this Parliament today, as veterans’ affairs spokesperson for New Zealand First, I tabled the following letter from Viet Nam veteran and medic John “Doc” Mountain , and I would like to now read this letter to the House:
Friday 21 February, 1.30pm
AMI Netball Stadium, Northcote Rd, Takapuna, Auckland.
‘The Real State Of The Nation’
It is part of the character of New Zealanders to be positive.
New Zealand Institute of International Affairs
Wednesday 19 February, 5.30pm
Rutherford House, Victoria University, Wellington
New Zealand and the World: Challenges We Must Meet