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Scoop.co.nz
Mt Albert State Housing Land Now in Chinese Handswhich is exactly what didn’t happen,” says New Zealand First Leader and Member
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which is exactly what didn’t happen,” says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland, Rt Hon Winston Peters.“The evidence that we have shows that the houses concerned went to China Southern Airlines people from China... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ First announces candidates for Otaki and Hamilton Eastthe University of Newcastle (UK).“Romuald Rudzki is a fluent and articulate com
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 hours ago
the University of Newcastle (UK).“Romuald Rudzki is a fluent and articulate communicator of our policies,” said the Rt Hon Winston Peters today.“His interests in business development and export led economic activity give him an expertise sadly... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Bill English in The PM Job Interview: 'Housing affordability is going to get better'a callous way to save money, and said ending homelessness in Auckland was reali
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
a callous way to save money, and said ending homelessness in Auckland was realistic. He also made revealing comments about Winston Peters - saying he would expect Peters to approach National first in post-election negotiations should it be the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hard Labour - NZ's Ardern takes tougher line on immigrationimmigration, a hot-button issue for the Sept. 23 general election. Ardern will
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 hours ago
immigration, a hot-button issue for the Sept. 23 general election. Ardern will almost certainly need to strike a deal with Winston Peters, the head of the nationalist New Zealand First Party and a staunch critic of immigration, if she is to wrest... Read more
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The Star
Hard Labour - NZ's Ardern takes tougher line on immigrationimmigration, a hot-button issue for the Sept. 23 general election. Ardern will
The Star / Posted 15 hours ago
immigration, a hot-button issue for the Sept. 23 general election. Ardern will almost certainly need to strike a deal with Winston Peters, the head of the nationalist New Zealand First Party and a staunch critic of immigration, if she is to wrest... Read more
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Reuters
Hard Labour: NZ's Ardern takes tougher line on immigrationimmigration, a hot-button issue for the Sept. 23 general election. Ardern will
Reuters / Posted 15 hours ago
immigration, a hot-button issue for the Sept. 23 general election. Ardern will almost certainly need to strike a deal with Winston Peters, the head of the nationalist New Zealand First Party and a staunch critic of immigration, if she is to wrest... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Rawiri Taonui: The Maori ElectionZealand FirstNew Zealand First also assisted the Mana – Maori accord. When the
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Zealand FirstNew Zealand First also assisted the Mana – Maori accord. When the conjurer of dark imaginings, leader Winston Peters, announced policy for a referendum on the Maori seats his main achievement was reminding Maori voters that it... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
National’s Trade Myopia Sees Japan Slap Tariffs on Our BeefJapan is a priority for New Zealand First,” says New Zealand First Leader and M
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Japan is a priority for New Zealand First,” says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.“If beef farmers in Northland and elsewhere want to know why their returns from Japan, our fourth largest beef... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Sanity Needs to Prevail Over Immigrationbetween 53,000 and 73,000 is utter madness, says New Zealand First Leader and N
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between 53,000 and 73,000 is utter madness, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.“The old parties’ plans for housing and infrastructure don’t even cater for the people who will climb off the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Keep Your Head When All About You Are Losing Theirswithin a seriously unstable world economy, says New Zealand First Leader and Me
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within a seriously unstable world economy, says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.“New Zealand’s National debt is at record levels as headlined by the New Zealand Herald in June, Kiwis drown... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
‘Desperado Bill’ Pulling Out Political Bribesthe panic button with yet another election bribe, says New Zealand First Leader
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the panic button with yet another election bribe, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.“When he was Finance Minister he shut up the government bank vault as if the money in it was his own; now that... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
MPI Manuka honey standard delay 'unacceptable' says UMFHAto access and utilise – it is not contingent upon being a UMFHA member.“It is p
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to access and utilise – it is not contingent upon being a UMFHA member.“It is pleasing to see New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters recognising this and coming out today in support of the Association, stating that his party would look to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Two Old Parties Running ScaredMonday, 21 August 2017, 11:36 amPress Release: New Zealand First Party Winston
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Monday, 21 August 2017, 11:36 amPress Release: New Zealand First Party Winston PetersNew Zealand First LeaderMember of Parliament for Northland The two old parties are running scared of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Roading promises are worthless without ACTthere is a strong ACT in government to make them keep their word."The Northland
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
there is a strong ACT in government to make them keep their word."The Northland four-lane motorway won't go ahead with Winston Peters in a National government because he won’t allow Public-Private Partnerships to fund it. And if no-one else is... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'Pinetree' felled. All Blacks great Meads dies aged 81Jacinda Ardern, opened the launch of their election campaign in Auckland by pra
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
Jacinda Ardern, opened the launch of their election campaign in Auckland by praising Meads, while New Zealand First leader Winston Peters touched on his egalitarian nature. "He was a quintessential unassuming New Zealander - one of those we feel... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Winston Peters on Sir Colin MeadsSunday, 20 August 2017, 1:28 pmPress Release: New Zealand First Party Sir Coli
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Sunday, 20 August 2017, 1:28 pmPress Release: New Zealand First Party Sir Colin MeadsColin Meads was, and still is, one of New Zealand’s rugby greats – but so much more.“He wore his celebrity on a sound and sensible... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ First Deplores Govt’s Manuka Honey Wrecking Ballnow being delayed till the end of this year,” says New Zealand First Leader and
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now being delayed till the end of this year,” says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.“The government is meddling in the definition of a manuka standard and it is destroying the manuka honey... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
100 Plus Serious Criminals Walking Free is Not Justicenot being done or even being seen to be done,” says New Zealand First Leader an
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
not being done or even being seen to be done,” says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.“It is appalling that over 100 criminals are on South Auckland’s streets, right now, despite police suspecting... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Housing Crisis: a Farce Of Pot Calling Kettle Blackhousing crisis is to blame each other.“Both are the guilty parties,” says New Z
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
housing crisis is to blame each other.“Both are the guilty parties,” says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.“The Labour Government up to 2008 had a housing crisis on its hands, and did not deal with it.“Then National... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Mangawhai Rates Quashed, But No Order for Refundsfor persisting with their court action to seek rates relief, says New Zealand F
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
for persisting with their court action to seek rates relief, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.“They’ve got that with the High Court at Whangarei this week quashing rates and penalties for the years... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
National Government Wimps Out to Giant Multinationalsgiant multinational bully boys and buckled feebly, says New Zealand First Leade
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
giant multinational bully boys and buckled feebly, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters.“Multinationals are evading paying tax of between $7 billion to $10 billion a year in New Zealand; it’s a rort... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ First Commits to Raising Minimum Wage to $20 an HourCommits to Raising Minimum Wage to $20 an HourFriday, 18 August 2017, 3:32 pmPr
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Commits to Raising Minimum Wage to $20 an HourFriday, 18 August 2017, 3:32 pmPress Release: New Zealand First Party Rt Hon Winston PetersNew Zealand First LeaderMember of Parliament for Northland NZ First Commits to Raising Minimum Wage to $20 an... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ First Announces More Candidatesand organisational expertise to New Zealand First’s campaign,” the Leader of Ne
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and organisational expertise to New Zealand First’s campaign,” the Leader of New Zealand First and Northland MP, the Rt Hon Winston Peters said today. “His tireless energy, empathy with the region and commitment to addressing the real needs of the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Remaining Green Party voters 'mainly hippies and drug addicts' - Matthew Hootonit might be the end of the road for the Greens, and in practice a vote for the
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
it might be the end of the road for the Greens, and in practice a vote for the Greens is now a vote for National because Winston Peters will not form a government with Labour if it depends on the Greens." Political polls have previously inflated... Read more
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The Washington Times
New signs of life for Pacific TPP trade deal Trump nixedhave taken issue with the secrecy of the TPP negotiation process as well, and N
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
have taken issue with the secrecy of the TPP negotiation process as well, and New Zealand First party leader Winston Peters complained this week that the New Zealand government moved forward without the consent of Parliament or the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
August 17still have not got an answer. Mr SPEAKER: Order! No; as I interpreted the answ
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
still have not got an answer. Mr SPEAKER: Order! No; as I interpreted the answer it has certainly been addressed. Rt Hon Winston Peters: If this is all so good for New Zealanders, why are New Zealand's chief negotiators for the TPP agreement... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
National Scheming to Lock in TPPAdeal fell over with the United States refusing to sign it off,” says New Zealan
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
deal fell over with the United States refusing to sign it off,” says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.“In its arrogance, the National government is spending taxpayers’ money to renegotiate, without even a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
StatisticsNZ Confirms Economy Treading Waterby StatisticsNZ’s Producers Price Indexes,” says New Zealand First Leader and M
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by StatisticsNZ’s Producers Price Indexes,” says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland, Rt Hon Winston Peters.“In fact the quip, ‘all smoke and no hangi,’ can now be applied to National’s illusionary economic management.... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Taxpayers Spent $70 Million with Fraud-Hit FujiXeroxfrom 2011 until it imploded last year,” says New Zealand First Leader and Membe
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
from 2011 until it imploded last year,” says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.“This can be seen in the government’s spend with FujiXerox shooting up 60% in the two years between 2011/12... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Zealand First announces Canterbury candidatesPort Hills for New Zealand First in the forthcoming general election, New Zeala
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Port Hills for New Zealand First in the forthcoming general election, New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP, Rt Hon Winston Peters, announced today.Mr O’Rourke, a lawyer and a former Christchurch City councillor, and a company director Mr... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Nats Too Slow Out of Gates Over NZ Racing Industry Crisiswe wait for the urgent changes required to revitalise our racing industry.“The
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
we wait for the urgent changes required to revitalise our racing industry.“The last real change was made by the Rt Hon Winston Peters between 2005 and 2008. He turned the industry on its head, creating real opportunities and growth.“Now the... Read more
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Perth Now
ALP staffer who quizzed Hipkins identifiedgovernment, in this case New Zealand, to try and bring down the Australian Gove
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
government, in this case New Zealand, to try and bring down the Australian Government," he told Sky News. NZ First leader Winston Peters described the contact between the ALP and Labour distasteful collusion on a "political hit job". He also took... Read more
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Weekly Times
ALP staffer who quizzed Hipkins identifiedgovernment, in this case New Zealand, to try and bring down the Australian Gove
Weekly Times / Posted 7 days ago
government, in this case New Zealand, to try and bring down the Australian Government," he told Sky News. NZ First leader Winston Peters described the contact between the ALP and Labour distasteful collusion on a "political hit job". He also took... Read more
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Herald Sun
ALP staffer who quizzed Hipkins identifiedgovernment, in this case New Zealand, to try and bring down the Australian Gove
Herald Sun / Posted 7 days ago
government, in this case New Zealand, to try and bring down the Australian Government," he told Sky News. NZ First leader Winston Peters described the contact between the ALP and Labour distasteful collusion on a "political hit job". He also took... Read more
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The Courier Mail
ALP staffer who quizzed Hipkins identifiedgovernment, in this case New Zealand, to try and bring down the Australian Gove
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
government, in this case New Zealand, to try and bring down the Australian Government," he told Sky News. NZ First leader Winston Peters described the contact between the ALP and Labour distasteful collusion on a "political hit job". He also took... Read more
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News.com.au
ALP staffer who quizzed Hipkins identifiedgovernment, in this case New Zealand, to try and bring down the Australian Gove
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
government, in this case New Zealand, to try and bring down the Australian Government," he told Sky News. NZ First leader Winston Peters described the contact between the ALP and Labour distasteful collusion on a "political hit job". He also took... Read more
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Adelaide Now
ALP staffer who quizzed Hipkins identifiedgovernment, in this case New Zealand, to try and bring down the Australian Gove
Adelaide Now / Posted 7 days ago
government, in this case New Zealand, to try and bring down the Australian Government," he told Sky News. NZ First leader Winston Peters described the contact between the ALP and Labour distasteful collusion on a "political hit job". He also took... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
August 15people will be $26 a week better off, and some will be over $100 a week better
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people will be $26 a week better off, and some will be over $100 a week better off if they have high housing costs. Rt Hon Winston Peters: Is it one of his policies for one of his Government's Ministers to use his department to attack, behind his... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Zealand First announces Wellington region candidatesNew Zealand First in this diverse electorate,” says New Zealand First Leader an
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
New Zealand First in this diverse electorate,” says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters. A city councillor since 1992, Mr Foster has chaired the major council committees of Strategy and Policy,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Labour And Labor Collusion Over Barnaby Joyce Growssays New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland and former
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland and former Minister of Foreign Affairs Rt Hon Winston Peters.“This is serious when the Foreign Minister of our closest ally, Julie Bishop, unambiguously says: ‘Should... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Barnaby Joyce Hit ‘an Underarm Delivery’says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland and a form
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland and a former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Rt Hon Winston Peters.“It is distasteful to see the New Zealand Labour Party colluding with the Australian Labor Party on what was a... Read more
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NZCity
Cross-party deal reached on Pike Riverand Ms Ardern said she's committed to doing "what's necessary" including changi
NZCity / Posted 7 days ago
and Ms Ardern said she's committed to doing "what's necessary" including changing the law. New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has been a passionate supporter of re-entry, even offering to be the first person Ms Ardern refused to buy... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Free Press: ACT’s regular bulletinon a mission to wipe the Greens out.She’s Done a Deal with WinstonFree Press be
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
on a mission to wipe the Greens out.She’s Done a Deal with WinstonFree Press believes Jacinda Ardern has done a deal with Winston Peters. She mops up the urban liberals who might have voted Green, and he’ll make her PM if they’re gone, or severely... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Daggers Being Worn in Public – Not for NZAct to allow Sikhs to carry the kirpan, their ceremonial dagger,” says New Zeal
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
Act to allow Sikhs to carry the kirpan, their ceremonial dagger,” says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP, Rt Hon Winston Peters.“They have a member’s bill in Parliament to do this and, according to political journalist Richard Harman,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Trans Tasman's Political Pulse - 14 August 201714 August 2017, 11:54 amPress Release: TransTasman 14 August, 2017Winston Pete
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
14 August 2017, 11:54 amPress Release: TransTasman 14 August, 2017Winston Peters may well decide who forms the next Govt.State of the Parties – NZ First Struggles To Be Heard In The Din As... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Te Wai Me Te Whenua - A Case for Bottled Waternationwide.Shaw, however, is not alone among politicians exploiting this populi
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
nationwide.Shaw, however, is not alone among politicians exploiting this populist sentiment. “New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has already called for water exporters to pay a royalty to the Crown with 25 per cent of that royalty returned... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ Wood Processing under Threat From Lack of Actiona bill before the Parliament to do just that,” says New Zealand First Leader an
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
a bill before the Parliament to do just that,” says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.“Forestry is our number three export, but it is being vacuumed up by foreign-owned companies with devastating... Read more
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NZCity
Criminal boot camps worth trying: PMThe Corrections Department has also said the research shows they achieve neglig
NZCity / Posted 8 days ago
The Corrections Department has also said the research shows they achieve negligible or negative effects. NZ First leader Winston Peters said National had already tried boot camps with little success and had "run out of ideas". Labour justice... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Q&A: Steven Joyce: ‘We are about three points shy"and the deputy leaders in all the parties – and then we’ll get to talk about th
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
and the deputy leaders in all the parties – and then we’ll get to talk about the issues. STEVEN I don’t know that. Maybe Winston Peters want to kick Ron Mark just to get a bit of attention. But I suspect we’ve done with leadership changes, unless... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ First Will Make the Govt's Fleet 100% Zero Emissions by 2025/26core vehicle fleet zero emissions by 2025/26,” says New Zealand First Leader an
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
core vehicle fleet zero emissions by 2025/26,” says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.“There may be 4,027 registered Electric Vehicles (EV’s) right now, but you could have counted the government’s... Read more
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