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The New Zealand Herald
Less than half of Fire Service jobs are firesThe truck keeps going down the road while we're trying to change the tyre basic
Less than half of Fire Service jobs are fires
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
The truck keeps going down the road while we're trying to change the tyre basically." Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne said the funding for the transition and the organisation's new responsibilities would come from an increase to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dunne Speaks: Jeremy Little, Andrew Corbyn or Shane Jones?Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 9:27 amColumn: Peter Dunne So, the Leader of the
Dunne Speaks: Jeremy Little, Andrew Corbyn or Shane Jones?
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 hours ago
Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 9:27 amColumn: Peter Dunne So, the Leader of the Opposition thinks elections should not be about who... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Greens and Labour do their first deal in Mt Roskill byelectionRoskill debates.​" Although Prime Minister John Key had urged National voters
Greens and Labour do their first deal in Mt Roskill byelection
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Roskill debates.​" Although Prime Minister John Key had urged National voters to vote for Seymour and United Future leader Peter Dunne in Ohariu, National had still stood candidates in those seats. The Mt Roskill deal could prove critical - in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Greens and Labour do their first deal in Mt Roskill byelectionRoskill debates.​" Although Prime Minister John Key had urged National voters
Greens and Labour do their first deal in Mt Roskill byelection
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Roskill debates.​" Although Prime Minister John Key had urged National voters to vote for Seymour and United Future leader Peter Dunne in Ohariu, National had still stood candidates in those seats. The Mt Roskill deal could prove critical - in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dunne Welcomes Johnsonville Shopping Centre Plans1:34 pmPress Release: United Future NZ Party27 September 2016Ohariu MP Peter Du
Dunne Welcomes Johnsonville Shopping Centre Plans
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
1:34 pmPress Release: United Future NZ Party27 September 2016Ohariu MP Peter Dunne has welcomed news that the Stride Property Group has lodged resource consent applications with the Wellington... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Only half of fire service call-outs are actual fires, $300 million overhaul of agencies showsThe truck keeps going down the road while we're trying to change the tyre basic
Only half of fire service call-outs are actual fires, $300 million overhaul of agencies shows
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
The truck keeps going down the road while we're trying to change the tyre basically." Internal Affairs minister Peter Dunne said the funding for the transition and the organisation's new responsibilities would come from an increase to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Half of fire service jobs actual firesThe truck keeps going down the road while we're trying to change the tyre basic
Half of fire service jobs actual fires
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
The truck keeps going down the road while we're trying to change the tyre basically." Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne said the funding for the transition and the organisation's new responsibilities would come from an increase to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Medical marijuana: Is NZ dazed and confused?they have to be assessed by the Ministry of Health, then personally signed off
Medical marijuana: Is NZ dazed and confused?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
they have to be assessed by the Ministry of Health, then personally signed off by Associate Minister of Health Peter Dunne. Earlier this year the ministry deferred an application from Trade Union leader Helen Kelly for a cannabis... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Local govt reforms shelved after pressure from mayorsOrganisations (CCOs) without the agreement of the affected local councils. The
Local govt reforms shelved after pressure from mayors
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Organisations (CCOs) without the agreement of the affected local councils. These concerns prompted United Future leader Peter Dunne to pull his support for the bill, meaning it would not have had the numbers to pass into law. Related... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
What do the Kermadecs and the RMA have in common?Thursday, 22 September 2016, 8:58 amColumn: Peter Dunne Dunne Speaks: What do t
What do the Kermadecs and the RMA have in common?
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Thursday, 22 September 2016, 8:58 amColumn: Peter Dunne Dunne Speaks: What do the Kermadecs and the Resource Management Act have in common?National’s challenges over the Kermadecs Marine Sanctuary are... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
UnitedFuture Supports Raising Youth Court AgeamPress Release: United Future NZ Party 16 September 2016UnitedFuture leader Pe
UnitedFuture Supports Raising Youth Court Age
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
amPress Release: United Future NZ Party 16 September 2016UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne is supporting the Children’s Commissioner’s call to raise the Youth Court age to 18.Judge Becroft and more than... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Time To Drive Into A Zero Carbon Future - Dunne2016, 4:18 pmPress Release: United Future NZ PartyUnitedFuture leader, Hon Pete
Time To Drive Into A Zero Carbon Future - Dunne
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
2016, 4:18 pmPress Release: United Future NZ PartyUnitedFuture leader, Hon Peter Dunne, has congratulated Staglands Wildlife Reserve for establishing their own electric car charging station as part of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dunne Speaks: MPs' Communications Are PrivateThursday, 15 September 2016, 9:08 amColumn: Peter Dunne When I was obliged to r
Dunne Speaks: MPs' Communications Are Private
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
Thursday, 15 September 2016, 9:08 amColumn: Peter Dunne When I was obliged to resign as a Minister in June 2013 because I would not give an Inquiry into the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Law penalising one-night stands may be wipedDavid Seymour said the penalty should stay to "hold fathers accountable" for su
Law penalising one-night stands may be wiped
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
David Seymour said the penalty should stay to "hold fathers accountable" for supporting their children. United Future MP Peter Dunne said he would need to see more information on whether the policy was "still fit for purpose within modern New... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Speaker: solution to MPs' email problems 'complex'such as information from whistleblowers. Hipkins' concerns were echoed by othe
Speaker: solution to MPs' email problems 'complex'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
such as information from whistleblowers. Hipkins' concerns were echoed by other MPs, including United Future leader Peter Dunne whose email and phone data were provided to a 2013 inquiry into an information leak, prompting a Privileges... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Elderly patients harmed by under-funded ambulance services, paramedics saywere still facing big budget shortfalls following their main annual fundraising
Elderly patients harmed by under-funded ambulance services, paramedics say
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
were still facing big budget shortfalls following their main annual fundraising drives. Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne said the government is well aware of the funding issues around ambulance services but does not accept that New... Read more
14d
Scoop.co.nz
Lotto NZ earns world class security standard certificationsInternal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today congratulated Lotto New Zealand on
Lotto NZ earns world class security standard certifications
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today congratulated Lotto New Zealand on obtaining two sought-after international security certifications.“Lotto players can trust that Lotto NZ’s... Read more
14d
The New Zealand Herald
Winston Peters' decluttering solution: Cut number of MPs to 100as well as the smaller parties - the Maori Party, Greens, Act, United Future an
Winston Peters' decluttering solution: Cut number of MPs to 100
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
as well as the smaller parties - the Maori Party, Greens, Act, United Future and NZ First. There are 121 MPs - United Future leader Peter Dunne is an electorate MP but its party vote was not enough to qualify for an MP, resulting in an o... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
UnitedFuture Secures Better Deal For Charities – Dunne8:27 amPress Release: United Future NZ Party UnitedFuture leader, Hon Peter Dun
UnitedFuture Secures Better Deal For Charities – Dunne
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
8:27 amPress Release: United Future NZ Party UnitedFuture leader, Hon Peter Dunne, has welcomed changes to the Policing (Cost Recovery) Amendment Bill heralded this evening.The changes announced... Read more
14d
Scoop.co.nz
Bill has the potential to bring the future to our classroomsUnited Future NZ Party Education - DunneUnitedFuture leader, Peter Dunne, has
Bill has the potential to bring the future to our classrooms
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
United Future NZ Party Education - DunneUnitedFuture leader, Peter Dunne, has supported the First Reading of the Education (Update) Amendment Bill through to Select Committee because the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
UnitedFuture Welcomes Overdue Reforms on Family ViolenceRelease: United Future NZ PartyUnitedFuture Welcomes Overdue Reforms to Tackle
UnitedFuture Welcomes Overdue Reforms on Family Violence
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
Release: United Future NZ PartyUnitedFuture Welcomes Overdue Reforms to Tackle Family Violence - DunneUnitedFuture leader, Peter Dunne has welcomed the changes proposed today to strengthen New Zealand’s Family Violence laws. “Our families are the... Read more
15d
Scoop.co.nz
Government must rethink paying for police checkswill be voted on in the committee stage of the Bill, would exempt them and this
Government must rethink paying for police checks
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
will be voted on in the committee stage of the Bill, would exempt them and this has the support of the Maori Party.“All it needs to pass is the support of Peter Dunne. I urge him to support this sensible change,” says Poto Williams.ends © Scoop M... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Councils raise concerns on firefighting mergerauthorities will work, including transfer of assets and funding arrangements.
Councils raise concerns on firefighting merger
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
authorities will work, including transfer of assets and funding arrangements. Last November, Minister of Internal Affairs Peter Dunne announced the formation of a new organisation, Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fenz), which would be responsible... Read more
18d
Scoop.co.nz
Super Gold Card needs to be catapulted into the futurepmPress Release: United Future NZ Party - DunneUnitedFuture Leader, Peter Dunn
Super Gold Card needs to be catapulted into the future
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 days ago
pmPress Release: United Future NZ Party - DunneUnitedFuture Leader, Peter Dunne, has announced this weekend UnitedFuture’s plan for upgrading the Super Gold Card so it better meets the needs of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Empower Local Communities, Not Unelected Commissions - DunneParty At today’s UnitedFuture Annual General Meeting, leader, Peter Dunne, has
Empower Local Communities, Not Unelected Commissions - Dunne
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 days ago
Party At today’s UnitedFuture Annual General Meeting, leader, Peter Dunne, has declared his parties opposition to provisions in the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill (No.2) that... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Who wants to be a millionaire (Auckland Housing Edition)building houses for new-entrants into the market that need to be the focus of a
Who wants to be a millionaire (Auckland Housing Edition)
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 days ago
building houses for new-entrants into the market that need to be the focus of any housing policy says UnitedFuture leader, Peter Dunne. “The classic television quiz show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” plays on the desire of people to want to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mike Williams: Which small parties will call the tunein key electorates. The absence of a Green Party candidate in Ohariu in 2014 wo
Mike Williams: Which small parties will call the tune
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
in key electorates. The absence of a Green Party candidate in Ohariu in 2014 would have seen the defeat of National aligned Peter Dunne and the demise of his United Future Party. Similar deals could deliver both Auckland Central and Christchurch... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Political Games Are Not A Housing Solution - Dunneabout a Bill that has the potential to add up to 9000 additional houses to Auck
Political Games Are Not A Housing Solution - Dunne
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 days ago
about a Bill that has the potential to add up to 9000 additional houses to Auckland market," said UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne. "The Bill itself was fairly innocuous and was addressing a timing issue between previous legislation and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
How Effective has NZ Been on the UN Security Council?Thursday, 8 September 2016, 9:10 amColumn: Peter Dunne How Effective has New Ze
How Effective has NZ Been on the UN Security Council?
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 days ago
Thursday, 8 September 2016, 9:10 amColumn: Peter Dunne How Effective has New Zealand Been on the UN Security Council?DUNNE SPEAKSIn just under four months New Zealand will end its fourth stint... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Costs will greatly increase because of fire service revamp - museums warnurban and rural areas will be pulled together into a single national service un
Costs will greatly increase because of fire service revamp - museums warn
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
urban and rural areas will be pulled together into a single national service under the reforms. Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne has said the changes are the biggest reform of the fire service since 1947, when the Ballantyne's store fire in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Housing Summit Would Make Urgency Debate Unnecessaryenacted to avoid creating potential social, economic or judicial problems for t
Housing Summit Would Make Urgency Debate Unnecessary
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 days ago
enacted to avoid creating potential social, economic or judicial problems for the country," said UnitedFuture Leader, Peter Dunne. "This particular Bill is necessary for two reasons, first, the extension is needed to fill the time lag before... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Chichester Canal Trust speaks out against A27 Option 2 ‘travesty’Canal Trust speaks out against A27 Option 2 ‘travesty’ J M Turners famous paint
Chichester Canal Trust speaks out against A27 Option 2 ‘travesty’
Chichester Observer / Posted 22 days ago
Canal Trust speaks out against A27 Option 2 ‘travesty’ J M Turners famous painting The Chichester Canal has been adapted by Peter Dunne to include the road bridge A new southern link road built over Chichester canal would have a ‘permanent... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Families the focus of Gambling Harm Awareness Weekthe focus of Gambling Harm Awareness WeekMonday, 5 September 2016, 10:49 amPres
Families the focus of Gambling Harm Awareness Week
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 23 days ago
the focus of Gambling Harm Awareness WeekMonday, 5 September 2016, 10:49 amPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Peter DunneAssociate Minister of Health5 September 2016 Media Statement Families the focus of Gambling Harm Awareness... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Baby heartache: Couple's frantic search for surrogatesaid the Ministry of Health was working on advice on the recommendations which
Baby heartache: Couple's frantic search for surrogate
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
said the Ministry of Health was working on advice on the recommendations which would go to the Associate Minister of Health Peter Dunne at the end of this year for consideration. Currently reimbursements provided by Fertility Associates to egg... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Gawker and lawsuits: Press freedom faces a double threat | Bill Boyarskynot worth it.” That will be the new credo of journalism, replacing the still-st
Gawker and lawsuits: Press freedom faces a double threat | Bill Boyarsky
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 25 days ago
not worth it.” That will be the new credo of journalism, replacing the still-stirring words that journalist-humorist Finley Peter Dunne wrote more than 100 years ago: “The job of the newspaper is to comfort the afflicted and afflict the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Nick Smith's plate runneth over with challengespolitical landscaped has undoubtedly helped to make environmental issues more m
Nick Smith's plate runneth over with challenges
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
political landscaped has undoubtedly helped to make environmental issues more mainstream. The fact that United Future's Peter Dunne, Mr Common Sense, is now seen as one of Parliament's staunchest environmentalists is more evidence of a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Turn unused farmland into carbon sinks - United FutureUnited Future leader Peter Dunne. The party's environmental policy package incl
Turn unused farmland into carbon sinks - United Future
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 27 days ago
United Future leader Peter Dunne. The party's environmental policy package includes plans to turn non-viable farmland into carbon sinks. United Future's newly announced environmental policy package includes plans to turn farmland into carbon... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tax tourists to fund conservation - United Futurea $25 fee placed on tourist visas with all revenue going towards maintaining an
Tax tourists to fund conservation - United Future
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 27 days ago
a $25 fee placed on tourist visas with all revenue going towards maintaining and upgrading the conservation estate. Leader Peter Dunne said the cost of maintaining walking tracks, rivers and lakes currently fell on locals. "This policy allows the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Our Plan to Future-Proof NZ’s Environmentcurrent as well as future generations want to live, work, enjoy and raise their
Our Plan to Future-Proof NZ’s Environment
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 28 days ago
current as well as future generations want to live, work, enjoy and raise their families," said UnitedFuture leader, Peter Dunne."It is, therefore, vital that we lay the foundations today to ensure we create and conserve the best environment... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Fair Play on Fair Paythe minimum wage due to their being engaged as contractors as opposed to employ
Fair Play on Fair Pay
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 28 days ago
the minimum wage due to their being engaged as contractors as opposed to employees. Equity New Zealand is disappointed that Peter Dunne has withdrawn his support for the Minimum Wage (Contractor Remuneration) Amendment Bill, which could have paved... Read more

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