Phil Twyford

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NZCity
Approach to Australia `much more robust'to the relationship with Australia is "much more robust" than that taken by the
NZCity / Posted yesterday
to the relationship with Australia is "much more robust" than that taken by the previous one, senior cabinet minister Phil Twyford says. "The approach of the last government was very much don't rock the boat, don't raise anything... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Nov 16leave, which was an issue the previous Government not only voted against; they
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
leave, which was an issue the previous Government not only voted against; they vetoed. Mr SPEAKER: Before I call the Hon Phil Twyford, I'll indicate—I mean, I'm getting a bit sick of it—that the Opposition have just lost the question they gained... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Previous Government told house building would fallGovernment told house building would fallThursday, 16 November 2017, 2:18 pmPre
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Government told house building would fallThursday, 16 November 2017, 2:18 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Phil TwyfordMinister for Housing and Urban DevelopmentMEDIA STATEMENT16 November 2017Previous Government told house building... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill in first 100 daysfirst 100 daysEvery New Zealander deserves a warm, healthy home to live in, sai
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
first 100 daysEvery New Zealander deserves a warm, healthy home to live in, said Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford, as he opened the Committee of the Whole debate for the final stages of the Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill (No... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Nov 15a widespread acknowledgment within the Parliament and within the education syst
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
a widespread acknowledgment within the Parliament and within the education system that they were fundamentally flawed. Hon PHIL TWYFORD (Minister of Transport): The East-West link has not been cancelled and it is not a road of national... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Nov 14extended period of time to report progress to parents that were significantly m
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
extended period of time to report progress to parents that were significantly more reliable than national standards. Hon PHIL TWYFORD (Minister of Housing and Urban Development): I'm advised that around 1,600 mainly older New Zealanders are dying... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Minister accepts People’s Review of RentingActionStation and Renters United presented an open letter from their People’s R
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
ActionStation and Renters United presented an open letter from their People’s Review of Renting to Housing Minister Phil Twyford supporting the Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill which is due to be debated tonight. “A common theme in the People’s... Read more
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NZCity
Manus Island 'a weeping sore': TwyfordThe Manus Island refugee crisis is "a weeping sore" in New Zealand's back yard,
NZCity / Posted 8 days ago
The Manus Island refugee crisis is "a weeping sore" in New Zealand's back yard, senior cabinet minister Phil Twyford says. The situation on the island is reported to be worsening after Australia closed down its offshore detention centre there, with... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Nov 9question, but can you clarify whether that is still the case? Mr SPEAKER: The
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
question, but can you clarify whether that is still the case? Mr SPEAKER: The Prime Minister answered the question. Hon PHIL TWYFORD (Minister of Housing and Urban Development): We've inherited a crisis. The official figures show a shortfall of... Read more
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NZCity
Housing shortfall 71,000, parliament toldand in Auckland it's 45,000. "We knew there was a crisis but we had no idea ho
NZCity / Posted 9 days ago
and in Auckland it's 45,000. "We knew there was a crisis but we had no idea how bad things really were," Housing Minister Phil Twyford said. "It's far worse than the previous government let on - there's been nearly a decade of spin and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Seymour - Address in Reply Debatepopulated countries on earth, we just don’t build enough homes.I have some hope
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
populated countries on earth, we just don’t build enough homes.I have some hope for the New Government in this regard. Phil Twyford understands some aspects of the problem. Removing the Urban Growth Boundary is the one thing in this speech that... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Phil TwyfordSaturday, 4 November 2017, 12:54 pmPress Release: The Nation On Headlines:Hous
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
Saturday, 4 November 2017, 12:54 pmPress Release: The Nation On Headlines:Housing Minister Phil Twyford says about 16,000 of the 100,000 Kiwibuild houses will... Read more
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NZCity
16,000 affordable homes this term: Twyfordhomes in current developments to meet a goal of building 16,000 affordable hous
NZCity / Posted 14 days ago
homes in current developments to meet a goal of building 16,000 affordable houses in its first term, Housing Minister Phil Twyford says. In its KiwiBuild policy, the new government has promised to build 100,000 affordable houses over the next... Read more
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NZCity
Twyford floats Auckland targeted ratesTransport Minister Phil Twyford has floated the idea of targeted rates as a way
NZCity / Posted 14 days ago
Transport Minister Phil Twyford has floated the idea of targeted rates as a way to pay for major developments in Auckland. Auckland is facing a $6 billion infrastructure funding hole over the next decade as the government plans $15b worth of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Property Institute Supports Southern Auckland City Proposalit represents the sort of big picture thinking that will ultimately resolve the
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 19 days ago
it represents the sort of big picture thinking that will ultimately resolve the Auckland Housing crisis.Housing Minister Phil Twyford has flagged the idea of the satellite city which could eventually be capable of housing 500,000 people and could... Read more
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NZCity
New city near Auckland mootedKiwibuild policy, which seeks to build more affordable housing, and Labour's Ho
NZCity / Posted 20 days ago
Kiwibuild policy, which seeks to build more affordable housing, and Labour's Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford was aware of it. On Sunday Mr Twyford appeared open to the concept, tweeting let's plan for growth, building... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Transport Minister Phil Twyford's PredicamentFriday, 27 October 2017, 11:55 amArticle: Trans Tasman Transport Minister’s Pr
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 days ago
Friday, 27 October 2017, 11:55 amArticle: Trans Tasman Transport Minister’s Predicament: No Smooth Road (Or Rail) Ahead For Phil TwyfordNew Transport Minister Phil Twyford will be facing different... Read more
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NZCity
Heavy loads on ministerial shoulderswill target her mercilessly on that one if she doesn't bring the rate down - an
NZCity / Posted 22 days ago
will target her mercilessly on that one if she doesn't bring the rate down - and it's measurable. Then there's Phil Twyford, a trenchant critic of National's housing policies or, as he saw it, the lack of them. Twyford persistently... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mike Hosking: Petrol tax is just the beginningis triggered by councils asking for a tax. The government says "well, we'll onl
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
is triggered by councils asking for a tax. The government says "well, we'll only do it if the council asks". And before Phil Twyford is finished uttering the sentence, Phil Goff is going "yes please". And you think that other councils aren't... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Jacinda Ardern sworn in as new Prime Ministerdepartments." She confirmed that Grant Robertson will be Finance Minister, Dav
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 23 days ago
departments." She confirmed that Grant Robertson will be Finance Minister, David Clark will be Health Minister, and Phil Twyford will be Transport Minister and Housing and Urban Development Minister. Deputy leader Kelvin Davis will take a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Housing Minister Must Deliver Strong Healthy HomesCouncilDelivering a Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill in 100 days is the first impor
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 23 days ago
CouncilDelivering a Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill in 100 days is the first important task on the desk of new Housing Minster Phil Twyford, says the New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) today.The Bill requires minimum rental home standards for... Read more
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NZCity
Government to bring in Auckland fuel taxformed government hopes to bring a in regional fuel tax for Auckland within a m
NZCity / Posted 23 days ago
formed government hopes to bring a in regional fuel tax for Auckland within a matter of months, incoming transport minister Phil Twyford says. The previous government in 2009 said it wouldn't be bringing in a regional fuel tax and campaigned... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Phil Twyford reveals $2b KiwiBuild housing schemeHousing Minister Phil Twyford has revealed to the Herald the first in-depth det
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Housing Minister Phil Twyford has revealed to the Herald the first in-depth details of the incoming Government's new $2 billion KiwiBuild scheme, explaining how 100,000 new residences will be built in the next decade. So-far-unknown details about... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei welcomes new Government Ministersthe ongoing development of Māori, not just in Tāmaki Makaurau but across Aotear
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 24 days ago
the ongoing development of Māori, not just in Tāmaki Makaurau but across Aotearoa,” he said.“This includes exploring with Phil Twyford and Jenny Salesa how we can help address the housing challenge – not just through building houses but by... Read more
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NZCity
Jacinda Ardern's ministerial listof Corrections Minister of Tourism 4. Grant Robertson Minister of Finance M
NZCity / Posted 24 days ago
of Corrections Minister of Tourism 4. Grant Robertson Minister of Finance Minister for Sport and Recreation 5. Phil Twyford Minister for Housing and Urban Development Minister of Transport 6. Megan Woods Minister for Energy and... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Here's what Jacinda Arden plans to do as New Zealand's surprise prime ministerleader Kelvin Davis, finance man Grant Robertson, senior MP David Parker, along
Business Insider Australia / Posted 29 days ago
leader Kelvin Davis, finance man Grant Robertson, senior MP David Parker, along with possibly former leader Andrew Little, Phil Twyford and Megan Woods. The party will hold its election for Cabinet positions on Friday afternoon. NZ First will also... Read more
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