Law Change Makes Wairarapa Councils Amalgamation Undemocratic

The Local Government Commission’s proposal to amalgamate all three Wairarapa councils is now on their website, says New Zealand First Deputy Leader and List MP based in Wairarapa Ron Mark.

Referendum On Maori Seats

“At last Sunday’s New Zealand First convention, I set out the double referendum that New Zealand First wanted in mid-term 2017 – 2020.

Only One Party Can Be Trusted On NZ Super

Labour’s promise of restoring contributions to the New Zealand Superannuation Fund should be taken with a grain of salt.

Quad Bikes Become The Latest Academic Bogeyman

New Zealand First says that while there’s no doubt full-sized quad bikes are dangerous in the wrong hands, or if used by the wrong age group, the latest academic call is dull-headed.

17 July 2017

Govt Putting Politics Ahead Of Suicide Crisis

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman’s decision to remove the target of reducing New Zealand's suicide rate by 20 percent over 10 years is a disgrace, says New Zealand First.