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NZCity
Court approves $42m Yan forfeiturethere's an impression people can buy their way out, that would be very disturbi
Court approves $42m Yan forfeiture
NZCity / Posted 7 hours ago
there's an impression people can buy their way out, that would be very disturbing," he said. NZ First leader Winston Peters told reporters Yan had given donations to National and Labour. "They all wrote letters of reference and here... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
PM's open letter after fears of people taking law into own handsfrom the the start of September and aim to attend every burglary scene. That ch
PM's open letter after fears of people taking law into own hands
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
from the the start of September and aim to attend every burglary scene. That change kicks in this week. NZ First leader Winston Peters said Collins had to explain to Police how she expected them to meet that goal. "The minister must now explain... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Minister Confirms Burglars Given Green Lightbeen required, officially, to attend burglaries, says New Zealand First Leader
Minister Confirms Burglars Given Green Light
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 hours ago
been required, officially, to attend burglaries, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.“This revelation has only come to light today with Minister of Police Judith Collins welcoming a police... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
PM’s Excuse on Bank Closures Not Good Enoughcan’t force them (Westpac) to do anything’.“He is ducking the issue,” says New
PM’s Excuse on Bank Closures Not Good Enough
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 17 hours ago
can’t force them (Westpac) to do anything’.“He is ducking the issue,” says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.“At the same time he claims, according to The Southland Times, that ‘the government was supporting the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rabobank Best of the Country 27th August 2016the son of a leading New Zealand farmer who markets grain in West Australia and
Rabobank Best of the Country 27th August 2016
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
the son of a leading New Zealand farmer who markets grain in West Australia and in his spare time runs 240km in a day! Winston Peters: The New Zealand First leader goes in to bat for small town New Zealand and takes the bait over Silver Fern... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Super City Candidates Challenged on Supergold Card Transportdo about the rip-off of SuperGold Cardholders on Auckland transport, says New Z
Super City Candidates Challenged on Supergold Card Transport
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
do about the rip-off of SuperGold Cardholders on Auckland transport, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.“Auckland Transport (AT) is taking draconian measures in blacklisting and cancelling SuperGold Cardholders’... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Bad Decision Economically for Northlandthe decision goes through to stop the use of powerboats on Lake Waikere, one of
Bad Decision Economically for Northland
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
the decision goes through to stop the use of powerboats on Lake Waikere, one of the Kai Iwi lakes, says Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.“The Dargaville economy in particular benefits from people using the Kai Iwi Lakes, and a significant number... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Lessons From US Civil Rights Movement for MaoriFOR MAORI“Maori should do as the American civil rights movement did,” says New
Lessons From US Civil Rights Movement for Maori
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
FOR MAORI“Maori should do as the American civil rights movement did,” says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters, commenting on Labour’s Electoral (Entrenchment of Māori Seats) Amendment Bill.“They didn’t choose a path of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Winner of a Week for Smokefree 2025to see one day the newly designated area for smoking behind Parliament eventual
Winner of a Week for Smokefree 2025
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
to see one day the newly designated area for smoking behind Parliament eventually transitions into an e-cig only spot so Winston Peters can sit down and use an e-cig as a considerably less harmful product for his quitting journey without the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Toby Manhire: Welcome, Brexpats, to our COOL countryeach word. New Zealand is a paradise for young and old, but mostly old. Once y
Toby Manhire: Welcome, Brexpats, to our COOL country
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
each word. New Zealand is a paradise for young and old, but mostly old. Once you gain residency, you'll be entitled to the Winston Peters Gold Card, which entitles you to free transport, complimentary Chinese takeaways the length of Dominion Rd, a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Amnesty for Foreign Students Covers up Failing InspectorateLabour Inspectorate that is failing to do its job, says New Zealand First Leade
Amnesty for Foreign Students Covers up Failing Inspectorate
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Labour Inspectorate that is failing to do its job, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.“There is so much evidence that foreign students are being taken advantage of by crooked employers.“It’s the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Maori kings and kingmakersCould an alliance between the Mana and Maori parties determine who forms the ne
Maori kings and kingmakers
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Could an alliance between the Mana and Maori parties determine who forms the next government? Everyone is talking about Winston Peters being the kingmaker at the next election. But if current developments continue, a unified Maori political movement... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Maori Party and Kingitanga agree to closer working relationshipwork with the Maori Party - something Little has no recollection of saying. Th
Maori Party and Kingitanga agree to closer working relationship
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
work with the Maori Party - something Little has no recollection of saying. The King also said New Zealand First leader Winston Peters may look like a Maori but he did not act like a Maori. The King's spokesman, Tukoroirangi Morgan, is the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Maori Miss Out on Jobs with ‘Brown Table’ Iwi-Owned Companyfrom overseas, instead of training and hiring Maori looking for work, says New
Maori Miss Out on Jobs with ‘Brown Table’ Iwi-Owned Company
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
from overseas, instead of training and hiring Maori looking for work, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.“These two iwi received, decades ago, Treaty of Waitangi settlements of $170 million each. In their demands... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Winston Peters vs Silver Fern Farms - the battle rages onNew Zealand First Leader Winston Peters. Photo / Andrew Warner Winston Peters
Winston Peters vs Silver Fern Farms - the battle rages on
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters. Photo / Andrew Warner Winston Peters is back for his fortnightly catch up with The Country's Jamie Mackay. Major banks are closing branches in provincial New Zealand towns and rural people are losing their... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Why celebrate Bill Liu's jail pass?relaxed saying one option's to do a deal with anybody and every case has to be
Why celebrate Bill Liu's jail pass?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
relaxed saying one option's to do a deal with anybody and every case has to be treated on its merits. Well that drove Winston Peters up the Chinese wall, thundering that not only is justice now for sale in this country, so too is the key to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Why celebrate Bill Liu's jail pass?relaxed saying one option's to do a deal with anybody and every case has to be
Why celebrate Bill Liu's jail pass?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
relaxed saying one option's to do a deal with anybody and every case has to be treated on its merits. Well that drove Winston Peters up the Chinese wall, thundering that not only is justice now for sale in this country, so too is the key to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 23 August 2016themselves would say, what they need is action, and that is what the National P
Questions & Answers - 23 August 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
themselves would say, what they need is action, and that is what the National Party and this Government are doing.Rt Hon Winston Peters: Minister, since when has the coalface been the local deli?Mr SPEAKER: If the member chooses to answer—she... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Northland Roadblock – We Can’t Drive Over Updatesbut he’ll struggle to do that – you can’t drive across updates,” says New Zeala
Northland Roadblock – We Can’t Drive Over Updates
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
but he’ll struggle to do that – you can’t drive across updates,” says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.“The update we want is to be able to drive across the two-lane bridges that were promised. But one-lane... Read more
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NZCity
Labour calls for RBNZ to expand goalsoverall health of the economy into account when setting the OCR and making its
Labour calls for RBNZ to expand goals
NZCity / Posted 6 days ago
overall health of the economy into account when setting the OCR and making its policy decisions." New Zealand First leader Winston Peters weighed in too, saying Wheeler had "waved the white flag" by declaring the RBNZ had little capacity to control... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Labour calls for monetary policy to expand goals beyond inflation controlin the official cash rate to 2 percent was a "vote of no confidence" in the New
Labour calls for monetary policy to expand goals beyond inflation control
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 6 days ago
in the official cash rate to 2 percent was a "vote of no confidence" in the New Zealand economy. New Zealand First leader Winston Peters, a perennial critic of inflation-targeting, weighed in too, saying Wheeler had "waved the white flag" by... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Wheeler Waves the White Flagthat they’re just a spectator when they ought to be a player,” says Leader of N
Wheeler Waves the White Flag
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
that they’re just a spectator when they ought to be a player,” says Leader of New Zealand First and MP for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.“Aside from admitting he’s the ‘Eeyore’ of Reserve bank governors, Governor Wheeler has admitted that... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Foreign Driver Gets Off Scot-Freehome without serving a sentence –this is a travesty of justice,” says New Zeala
Foreign Driver Gets Off Scot-Free
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
home without serving a sentence –this is a travesty of justice,” says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.“New Zealand is saying to the world: you can behave recklessly here, cause the death of a New Zealander and go... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Chinese driver who killed young motorcyclist could head home on Wednesdaysentence of nine months' home detention and 150 hours' community work. New Zea
Chinese driver who killed young motorcyclist could head home on Wednesday
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
sentence of nine months' home detention and 150 hours' community work. New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters said Xiao would be deported on Wednesday. He said it was a "travesty of justice" that the Chinese national... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
King Tuheitia should remain above party politics says Winston PetersWinston Peters says Tukoroirangi Morgan is using the Maori King as an act of de
King Tuheitia should remain above party politics says Winston Peters
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Winston Peters says Tukoroirangi Morgan is using the Maori King as an act of desperation. Photo Andrew Warner Winston Peters says King Tuheitia is being used by adviser Tukoroirangi Morgan to get involved in domestic party politics and he should... Read more
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NZCity
Maori King should stay neutral: PetersThe Maori King shouldn't be supporting any political party, NZ First leader Win
Maori King should stay neutral: Peters
NZCity / Posted 7 days ago
The Maori King shouldn't be supporting any political party, NZ First leader Winston Peters says. King Kiingi Tuheitia made the surprising comment at the weekend that he wouldn't again vote Labour, saying he supported the Maori Party and the Mana... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Maori King Should Stay Neutralaway from public support for political parties and remain neutral, says New Zea
Maori King Should Stay Neutral
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
away from public support for political parties and remain neutral, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.“It is disappointing that the Maori King has been used in such a sad way. It is regrettable for the Kingitanga... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Brits keen on NZ, but who do we really want?in New Zealand over the past few years. Immigration is a complex and emotive i
Brits keen on NZ, but who do we really want?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
in New Zealand over the past few years. Immigration is a complex and emotive issue. It pays to tread carefully. When Winston Peters blames immigration for our woes, I typically bristle. Blaming immigrants has always been the go-to approach... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Brits keen on NZ, but who do we really want?in New Zealand over the past few years. Immigration is a complex and emotive i
Brits keen on NZ, but who do we really want?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
in New Zealand over the past few years. Immigration is a complex and emotive issue. It pays to tread carefully. When Winston Peters blames immigration for our woes, I typically bristle. Blaming immigrants has always been the go-to approach... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Tokoroa Brawl Offshoot of Police ‘Starvation’weakened the police and for six years has frozen the police budget,” says New Z
Tokoroa Brawl Offshoot of Police ‘Starvation’
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
weakened the police and for six years has frozen the police budget,” says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.“Regional New Zealand has been starved and neglected of adequate policing, at a time when the economy, despite... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Quashing of Foreign Driver’s Sentence Appallingshe does not think the consequences of the offence are serious,” said New Zeala
Quashing of Foreign Driver’s Sentence Appalling
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
she does not think the consequences of the offence are serious,” said New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.“She caused the death of a young New Zealand man and his family has every right to feel aggrieved that she has... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Economic Despair a Blight on Familiessuicide rates in Northland have a number of origins and reasons, says Northland
Economic Despair a Blight on Families
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
suicide rates in Northland have a number of origins and reasons, says Northland MP and New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters.“However, a common factor is economic despair and a lack of job opportunities for so many families in which... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Govt Sits on Hands While Immigration Soarsremains far too high, and public services continue to be overloaded, says New Z
Govt Sits on Hands While Immigration Soars
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
remains far too high, and public services continue to be overloaded, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.“The latest immigration figures will be of no comfort to the tens of thousands seeking to buy a home, obtain... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Apology Accepted Gerry, Don’t Do It Againstatements he made about New Zealand First, says New Zealand First Leader and M
Apology Accepted Gerry, Don’t Do It Again
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
statements he made about New Zealand First, says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters“In a desperate attempt to defend the Prime Minister Mr Brownlee said we had not followed the correct process... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
1600 jobs at risk if overharvesting of Northland pine forest continuesforum represents road transport companies, including logging truck operators.
1600 jobs at risk if overharvesting of Northland pine forest continues
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
forum represents road transport companies, including logging truck operators. New Zealand First Leader Northland MP Winston Peters said the plundered forestry sector was heading for a major crash unless steps were taken to restrain the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Government announces inquiry into Havelock North waterchlorination of New Zealand's water supplies could be included in the terms of
Government announces inquiry into Havelock North water
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
chlorination of New Zealand's water supplies could be included in the terms of reference. New Zealand First leader Winston Peters this afternoon issued a two paragraph press release that stated deliberate contamination of the water supply... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
PM’S Behaviour in House Will Disappoint New Zealandersfor acting improperly in the House on Wednesday, says New Zealand First Leader
PM’S Behaviour in House Will Disappoint New Zealanders
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
for acting improperly in the House on Wednesday, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.“The Speaker said correction by clarification on a subsequent day would not be acceptable – in other words... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Selling our dairy cows to China is economic treasonMember of Parliament for Northland 18 AUGUST 2016 Speech by New Zealand First
Selling our dairy cows to China is economic treason
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
Member of Parliament for Northland 18 AUGUST 2016 Speech by New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters The Hub, 23 Gordon St, Dannevirke Thursday, 18 August, 2016 1.30pmYou... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Government announces inquiry into Havelock North waterchlorination of New Zealand's water supplies could be included in the terms of
Government announces inquiry into Havelock North water
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
chlorination of New Zealand's water supplies could be included in the terms of reference. New Zealand First leader Winston Peters this afternoon issued a two paragraph press release that stated deliberate contamination of the water supply... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Commissioner Wrong on NZ Supersays New Zealand First.“She has declared NZ Super ‘unsustainable’, says New Zea
Commissioner Wrong on NZ Super
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
says New Zealand First.“She has declared NZ Super ‘unsustainable’, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.“The question must be asked who Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell thinks she serves.“The Public Finance... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Deliberate Contamination Must Be ConsideredNorth water supply is being investigated, the fact it could have been deliberat
Deliberate Contamination Must Be Considered
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
North water supply is being investigated, the fact it could have been deliberate must not be ruled out.“The reality is the possibility should be in a mix,” says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters. ENDS©... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Trade figures a warning, says PetersWinston Peters warns against allowing increased Chinese investment in farm-base
Trade figures a warning, says Peters
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Winston Peters warns against allowing increased Chinese investment in farm-based businesses vital for New Zealand regional economies. The latest trade figures, by reminding us of China's importance as a market for our primary products, show why our... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
PM’s Talk of Proportions Complete Baloneytoday.“This afternoon he became fixated with the word ‘proportion’, says New Ze
PM’s Talk of Proportions Complete Baloney
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
today.“This afternoon he became fixated with the word ‘proportion’, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.“He attempted to convince the House that when he said on Tuesday less people are granted visas and then claim... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 17 August 20162016, 5:04 pmPress Release: Office of the Clerk • ORAL QUESTIONSQUESTIONS TO MI
Questions & Answers - 17 August 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
2016, 5:04 pmPress Release: Office of the Clerk • ORAL QUESTIONSQUESTIONS TO MINISTERSPrime Minister—Statements1. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS (Leader—NZ First) to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements; if so, how?Rt Hon JOHN KEY... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Jobless Northland Reflects National’s Neglectthan double the national unemployment rate,” says New Zealand First Leader and
Jobless Northland Reflects National’s Neglect
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
than double the national unemployment rate,” says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.“In 2010, the then Minister of Employment Paula Bennett said there were ‘simply too many out of work in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Lost-luggage bill has MPs in stitchesone objection could prevent Brownlee's proposal from progressing, and it was pr
Lost-luggage bill has MPs in stitches
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
one objection could prevent Brownlee's proposal from progressing, and it was provided by New Zealand First leader Winston Peters. Peters then walked straight out of the debating chamber, possibly to avoid explaining why he had just... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
PM Attempts to Avoid Questions on Govt’s Poor Visa Scrutinyscrutiny of visas is poor under his government, says New Zealand First Leader a
PM Attempts to Avoid Questions on Govt’s Poor Visa Scrutiny
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
scrutiny of visas is poor under his government, says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.“Under questions from New Zealand First, Mr Key made a bold claim that ‘less’ people are granted visas and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
National MP defends trivial law changefun. Just one objection could prevent Brownlee's proposal from progressing, and
National MP defends trivial law change
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
fun. Just one objection could prevent Brownlee's proposal from progressing, and it was provided by New Zealand First leader Winston Peters. Peters then walked straight out of the debating chamber, possibly to avoid explaining why he had just... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 16 August 2016document because of the answers that had been given by the Minister and, also,
Questions & Answers - 16 August 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
document because of the answers that had been given by the Minister and, also, the interjections that had occurred. Rt Hon Winston Peters: Does he believe that immigration controls under his Government are tighter than under the previous Labour... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Immigrants Likely for Bus Jobs in AucklandRt Hon Winston PetersNew Zealand First LeaderMember of Parliament for Northland
Immigrants Likely for Bus Jobs in Auckland
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
Rt Hon Winston PetersNew Zealand First LeaderMember of Parliament for Northland Minister of Immigration Michael Woodhouse needs to reassure the 220,000 Kiwis (Woodhouse, Morning Report, Radio NZ, 16th... Read more
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