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Scoop.co.nz
Dunne Speaks: Will Key prove to be a progressive moderate?Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 9:01 amColumn: Peter Dunne Dunne Speaks: Will John Key
Dunne Speaks: Will Key prove to be a progressive moderate?
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 hours ago
Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 9:01 amColumn: Peter Dunne Dunne Speaks: Will John Key prove to be a progressive moderate?Within sixteen months New Zealand will have its next General Election. Prime... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Angela McGowan first woman to head CBI in Northern Irelandto promote its international arm, which has its parent company in Denmark. Ms
Angela McGowan first woman to head CBI in Northern Ireland
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
to promote its international arm, which has its parent company in Denmark. Ms McGowan is married to fellow economist Peter Dunne, and has two teenage sons, Dermot and Rory. Her husband is also prominent in the field, working for the Central... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Twelve Questions with Rebecca WrightRebecca Wright was exposed to politics from an early age with her mother workin
Twelve Questions with Rebecca Wright
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Rebecca Wright was exposed to politics from an early age with her mother working as electoral secretary to Peter Dunne. Photo / Greg Bowker TV reporter Rebecca Wright dropped out of school early and didn't bother getting a journalism qualification... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Lock her up? 4 ways to counter RNC attack on Clintonsame time that Democrats try to separate themselves from the Republican cage ma
Lock her up? 4 ways to counter RNC attack on Clinton
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
same time that Democrats try to separate themselves from the Republican cage match, they shouldn't be too polite. As Finley Peter Dunne wrote, politics ain't bean bag. And when the opponent is Donald Trump, a candidate needs to be prepared to hit... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Life in regions can be tough for gaysdid not owe anyone a coming-out moment. • One of the MPs who voted for the law
Life in regions can be tough for gays
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
did not owe anyone a coming-out moment. • One of the MPs who voted for the law change 30 years ago was the MP for Ohariu Peter Dunne. He believes life in general for LGBTQI people became easier after the law change, even in rural areas. People... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Numbers on cannabis speak for themselvesas a pain relief therapy. That alternative seems likely to occur, and sooner ra
Numbers on cannabis speak for themselves
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
as a pain relief therapy. That alternative seems likely to occur, and sooner rather than later. Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne says if trials in Australia clear the way for medicinal cannabis, then MedSafe is likely to approve products for... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Police inspector facing jail after pocketing over £100,000 in fake payments and loans scamenquiry.As a result of this, policies were taken out for life and mortgage assu
Police inspector facing jail after pocketing over £100,000 in fake payments and loans scam
EveningTimes Online / Posted 5 days ago
enquiry.As a result of this, policies were taken out for life and mortgage assurance in relation to her and her husband, Peter Dunne. “Banks details, passports and wage slips were provided to the accused by the couple. “In September 2011, Mrs... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dunne Speaks: New Zealand's Weak and Cowardly Foreign PolicyThursday, 21 July 2016, 9:15 amColumn: Peter Dunne New Zealand is generally wel
Dunne Speaks: New Zealand's Weak and Cowardly Foreign Policy
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Thursday, 21 July 2016, 9:15 amColumn: Peter Dunne New Zealand is generally well regarded in the international community. That is... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
David Seymour: Cannabis figures ignore human cost of prohibitionmatter, as part of the 2015-2020 National Drug Policy, which was launched in Au
David Seymour: Cannabis figures ignore human cost of prohibition
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
matter, as part of the 2015-2020 National Drug Policy, which was launched in August last year. Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne is overseeing that work, and has said the Government's approach to drug use would be informed by "compassion,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Patients benefit from ambulance officer electronic reportingsee information sent from the incident scene and regularly updated until the pa
Patients benefit from ambulance officer electronic reporting
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
see information sent from the incident scene and regularly updated until the patient arrives,” Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne said today.“ePRF enables better connectivity and sharing of clinical information between the ambulance service... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Don't restrict Nauru media access: Kunprimary care giver. This was this argument that swayed the decision to grant ci
Don't restrict Nauru media access: Kun
Sky News Australia / Posted 11 days ago
primary care giver. This was this argument that swayed the decision to grant citizenship by the Internal Affairs minister Peter Dunne. 'There is a discretion in the act that gives me the ability to make a decision on humanitarian grounds,' Mr... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Gareth Hughes: 'Solar tax' sets bad precedentbill in front of Parliament establishing an independent umpire to give solar a
Gareth Hughes: 'Solar tax' sets bad precedent
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
bill in front of Parliament establishing an independent umpire to give solar a fair go, but it was defeated by National and Peter Dunne. We face important questions on the future of our electricity grid. It's high time we had a Government that... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealandword would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that N
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealand
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
word would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that New Zealand's Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne had granted Mr Kun citizenship and issued him with a passport. A trusted courier ferried the precious document... Read more
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The Courier
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealandword would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that N
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealand
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
word would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that New Zealand's Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne had granted Mr Kun citizenship and issued him with a passport. A trusted courier ferried the precious document... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealandword would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that N
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealand
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 12 days ago
word would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that New Zealand's Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne had granted Mr Kun citizenship and issued him with a passport. A trusted courier ferried the precious document... Read more
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The Young Witness
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealandword would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that N
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealand
The Young Witness / Posted 12 days ago
word would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that New Zealand's Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne had granted Mr Kun citizenship and issued him with a passport. A trusted courier ferried the precious document... Read more
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Western Advocate
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealandword would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that N
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealand
Western Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
word would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that New Zealand's Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne had granted Mr Kun citizenship and issued him with a passport. A trusted courier ferried the precious document... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealandword would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that N
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealand
Kiama Independent / Posted 12 days ago
word would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that New Zealand's Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne had granted Mr Kun citizenship and issued him with a passport. A trusted courier ferried the precious document... Read more
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Manning River Times
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealandword would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that N
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealand
Manning River Times / Posted 12 days ago
word would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that New Zealand's Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne had granted Mr Kun citizenship and issued him with a passport. A trusted courier ferried the precious document... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealandword would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that N
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealand
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 12 days ago
word would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that New Zealand's Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne had granted Mr Kun citizenship and issued him with a passport. A trusted courier ferried the precious document... Read more
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The North West Star
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealandword would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that N
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealand
The North West Star / Posted 12 days ago
word would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that New Zealand's Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne had granted Mr Kun citizenship and issued him with a passport. A trusted courier ferried the precious document... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealandword would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that N
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealand
Daily Liberal / Posted 12 days ago
word would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that New Zealand's Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne had granted Mr Kun citizenship and issued him with a passport. A trusted courier ferried the precious document... Read more
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The Age
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealandword would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that N
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealand
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
word would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that New Zealand's Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne had granted Mr Kun citizenship and issued him with a passport. A trusted courier ferried the precious document... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealandword would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that N
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealand
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
word would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that New Zealand's Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne had granted Mr Kun citizenship and issued him with a passport. A trusted courier ferried the precious document... Read more
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Canberra Times
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealandword would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that N
Escape from Nauru: how ex-MP Roland Kun slipped the net to New Zealand
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
word would get back to Nauru's government, Ms Le Roy eventually got word that New Zealand's Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne had granted Mr Kun citizenship and issued him with a passport. A trusted courier ferried the precious document... Read more
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NZCity
Shallow housing slogans irks MPand talks about land supply and planning issues. One MP who isn't impressed wi
Shallow housing slogans irks MP
NZCity / Posted 12 days ago
and talks about land supply and planning issues. One MP who isn't impressed with what he's hearing is United Future's Peter Dunne. "A complex and difficult social problem with many levels to it is being reduced to inane, empty slogans," he... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
No word from Nauru on Roland Kun's escapemanaged to get away after he obtained New Zealand citizenship - a decision a sp
No word from Nauru on Roland Kun's escape
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
managed to get away after he obtained New Zealand citizenship - a decision a spokesman for Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne said was given on humanitarian grounds because of Kun's three young children here. That meant he could get a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Former MP Roland Kun speaks of slipping out of Nauru to be with familydone everything and anything, regardless of the law, to pull me off." After Ne
Former MP Roland Kun speaks of slipping out of Nauru to be with family
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
done everything and anything, regardless of the law, to pull me off." After New Zealand's Minister for Internal Affairs, Peter Dunne, recently approved his citizenship under a humanitarian provision, and his new passport was received in Nauru, he... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dunne announces Lottery Grants Board 2016/17 allocationsLottery Grants Board 2016/17 allocationsInternal Affairs Minister and Presiding
Dunne announces Lottery Grants Board 2016/17 allocations
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
Lottery Grants Board 2016/17 allocationsInternal Affairs Minister and Presiding Member of the Lottery Grants Board, Hon Peter Dunne today announced that approximately $189 million of Lottery profits is being made available in 2016/17 to help... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dunne Speaks: Post Truth Politics and the Housing DebateWednesday, 13 July 2016, 9:21 amColumn: Peter Dunne There has been much comment
Dunne Speaks: Post Truth Politics and the Housing Debate
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 9:21 amColumn: Peter Dunne There has been much comment recently that we have entered a “post truth” era of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
NZ defends decision to grant Nauru opposition MP citizenshipfor New Zealand citizenship in December under a humanitarian provision. New Ze
NZ defends decision to grant Nauru opposition MP citizenship
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 days ago
for New Zealand citizenship in December under a humanitarian provision. New Zealand's Minister for Internal Affairs, Peter Dunne, told the ABC's Pacific Beat program that Mr Kun's application was approved based on "facts of the case". "The... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Suspended Nauruan politician granted NZ citizenship, flees country amid electionagain. "I'm extremely grateful for the assistance of my legal team and gratefu
Suspended Nauruan politician granted NZ citizenship, flees country amid election
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
again. "I'm extremely grateful for the assistance of my legal team and grateful for the consideration of [Prime Minister Peter] Dunne and the New Zealand Government on the matter of citizenship and the issuing of a passport," he said. Ms... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Former Nauru MP Roland Kun returns to New Zealandapplied for New Zealand citizenship.Section 9(1)(c) of the Citizenship Act perm
Former Nauru MP Roland Kun returns to New Zealand
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
applied for New Zealand citizenship.Section 9(1)(c) of the Citizenship Act permits the Minister of Internal Affairs (Hon Peter Dunne) to grant citizenship to a person if he is satisfied that to do so would be in the public interest because of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Firefighter representative organisations work togethera single united voice as fire and emergency services transition to a new unifie
Firefighter representative organisations work together
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
a single united voice as fire and emergency services transition to a new unified organisation.Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne has introduced legislation to establish Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ). This will provide the legal... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Labour's housing plan: 'Tell 'em they're dreaming' - Steven Joycehomes, and using the profits from their sales to re-invest in building more aff
Labour's housing plan: 'Tell 'em they're dreaming' - Steven Joyce
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
homes, and using the profits from their sales to re-invest in building more affordable homes." United Future leader Peter Dunne said both major parties' housing policies were "scattergun" and "piecemeal". "National says Labour is just... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Housing Approach Still PiecemealUnitedFuture leader, Peter Dunne, is renewing his call for a national housing s
Housing Approach Still Piecemeal
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
UnitedFuture leader, Peter Dunne, is renewing his call for a national housing summit to develop real solutions to the country's housing problems."Over the past week we have seen an abundance of essentially scattergun policies proposed indeed, the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Labour party's game plan to beat National in next year's electionCentral to wrest a once-safe Labour seat back from National's Nicky Wagner, and
Labour party's game plan to beat National in next year's election
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Central to wrest a once-safe Labour seat back from National's Nicky Wagner, and Ohariu to try to block out United Future's Peter Dunne. But the Greens will be reluctant to pull candidates from areas it polls strongly in, such as Auckland... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Labour party's game plan to beat National in next year's electionCentral to wrest a once-safe Labour seat back from National's Nicky Wagner, and
Labour party's game plan to beat National in next year's election
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Central to wrest a once-safe Labour seat back from National's Nicky Wagner, and Ohariu to try to block out United Future's Peter Dunne. But the Greens will be reluctant to pull candidates from areas it polls strongly in, such as Auckland... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
The Lesson of the Homosexual Law Reform DebateThursday, 7 July 2016, 9:04 amColumn: Peter Dunne Dunne Speaks: Thirty years ag
The Lesson of the Homosexual Law Reform Debate
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 days ago
Thursday, 7 July 2016, 9:04 amColumn: Peter Dunne Dunne Speaks: Thirty years ago this week, by 49 votes to 44, Parliament passed the Homosexual Law Reform... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Lawrence Yule: New powers could boost housingon what the powers and governance arrangements for these authorities in New Zea
Lawrence Yule: New powers could boost housing
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
on what the powers and governance arrangements for these authorities in New Zealand could be. United Future leader Peter Dunne has recently called for a national conference with all affected parties. We agree. Such an approach could be a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Consultation on operation of new fire servicesof new fire servicesFollowing the First Reading passage of the Fire and Emergen
Consultation on operation of new fire services
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
of new fire servicesFollowing the First Reading passage of the Fire and Emergency Bill today, Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne has released a discussion document on new fire services regulations as part of the reform of the fire services... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Fire services reform Bill passes First Readinghas passed its first reading and heralds the most significant change in the sec
Fire services reform Bill passes First Reading
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
has passed its first reading and heralds the most significant change in the sector for 70 years, Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne said today.The Fire and Emergency New Zealand Bill will amalgamate more than 40 separate organisations, 600 fire... Read more
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NZCity
Fire Service bill passes first readingcalled Fire and Emergency New Zealand. It's the biggest fire service shake-up
Fire Service bill passes first reading
NZCity / Posted 21 days ago
called Fire and Emergency New Zealand. It's the biggest fire service shake-up in 70 years and Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne announced the details in April. He brought the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Bill to parliament on Tuesday... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Parliament celebrates 30 years since homosexuality reformof MPs who had voted to legalise sex between men. They included current MPs An
Parliament celebrates 30 years since homosexuality reform
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
of MPs who had voted to legalise sex between men. They included current MPs Annette King, Phil Goff, Trevor Mallard and Peter Dunne, whose support meant the Homosexual Law Reform Act narrowly passed. Saturday marks 30 years since that milestone... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Political arrogance punishedsupport to keep the Coalition in power. Mr Key has the criticisms of Act leader
Political arrogance punished
Otago Daily Times / Posted 22 days ago
support to keep the Coalition in power. Mr Key has the criticisms of Act leader David Seymour and United Future leader Peter Dunne to deal with on an almost daily basis and the Maori Party is hardly seen as Government ally these days. But there... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Susan St John: Longer paid parental leave would not help some babieshas been that paid leave is needed to allow babies to bond with their mothers a
Susan St John: Longer paid parental leave would not help some babies
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
has been that paid leave is needed to allow babies to bond with their mothers and be breastfed for the best start in life. Peter Dunne said in the debate that six months was the "minimum" amount of time parents should have at home with their... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Police Admit They Don't Know If Speeding Policy Saves LivesRelease: United Future NZ PartyPolice Admit They Do Not Know Whether Policy On
Police Admit They Don't Know If Speeding Policy Saves Lives
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 26 days ago
Release: United Future NZ PartyPolice Admit They Do Not Know Whether Policy On Speeding Saves LivesUnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne says the Police have confirmed they have no information about whether speed cameras and speeding infringement... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dunne Speaks - Was the paid parental leave veto justified?Thursday, 30 June 2016, 9:09 amColumn: Peter Dunne A Labour Party Bill to estab
Dunne Speaks - Was the paid parental leave veto justified?
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 27 days ago
Thursday, 30 June 2016, 9:09 amColumn: Peter Dunne A Labour Party Bill to establish 26 weeks paid parental leave (which UnitedFuture... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Legislation for faster UFB installs introducedconsent process will kick in. Ms Adams says the new measures could be in place
Legislation for faster UFB installs introduced
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 28 days ago
consent process will kick in. Ms Adams says the new measures could be in place by early next year. United Future leader Peter Dunne will be a crucial swing vote as the legislation makes its way through Parliament. Mr Dunne has opposed... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Greens to table Easter trading hours petitionZealanders get off work, when the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Bill is debated
Greens to table Easter trading hours petition
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 29 days ago
Zealanders get off work, when the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Bill is debated in Parliament today.“Te Ururoa Flavell and Peter Dunne have an opportunity to make a real difference for families, by voting to guarantee mums and dads an Easter Sunday... Read more
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