After eight years of cuts to police resources and numbers, and propaganda that crime was falling, today’s police announcement exposes National’s deceit on the issue of law and order.
If the National Party’s Kaikohe branch wants the facts on their lack of policing they won’t get it from the current Minister of Police, says New Zealand First.
Northland’s special education services must be better resourced as soon as possible, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters.
To battle widespread criminal behaviour by young people socially DNA-ed for destruction as seen in Kaikohe last weekend, New Zealand First will, among other measures, repeal the anti-smacking law.
The first step to cutting crime in Kaikohe, where youth have been on yet another rampage, is to boost the police strength, says New Zealand First Leader Northland MP and Rt Hon Winston Peters.
The planned closure of the BNZ branch in Paihia and reduction in hours at Dargaville and Kaikohe branches is another example of a foreign corporate’s indifference to small town New Zealand, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.
While the Electricity Authority and the National government are demanding Northpower and Top Energy customers pay over $9 million more for their power each year, the real cost on Northland’s biggest businesses takes the impact closer to $11 million.
Rt Hon Winston Peters - Speech to opening of Northland Field Days, Dargaville: Appreciating Rural New Zealand
As the Member of Parliament for Northland, it is a pleasure to make these opening remarks at the start of the 33rd Northland Field Days, here, in Dargaville.