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OPINION: ‘National’s cancer plan will end the postcode lottery’

At the recent National Party conference in Christchurch National leader Simon Bridges outlined National’s plan for cancer care. Cancer is the biggest cause of death...

OPINION: Locals tackling local crime

Community safety has improved a lot over the years, mostly as a testament to the professionalism of our local police, but also to the...

OPINION: Petrol tax increase first part of ‘Wellbeing’ Budget

Two weeks ago the Government handed down its much heralded ‘Wellbeing’ Budget. Despite its name, the Budget does little to actually improve the well-being of...

MP and wife welcome new baby

Pakuranga MP Simeon Brown is beaming from ear to ear as he cradles tiny Anna Sarah Brown in his arms. Anna was born on the...

Fuel tax to cost Aucklanders $1.5bn more

With Auckland’s regional fuel tax coming into effect today, National’s transport spokesperson Jami-Lee Ross says the cost of living in Auckland is set to...

Bidois wins seat for National

Dan Bidois, a strategist and economist from Howick, is the new Northcote MP. Bidois easily won Saturday’s by-election with 10,147 votes against Labour's Shanan Halbert who received...

Ross: Fuel tax to solve Council’s runaway costs

New legislation from the Government today means all Auckland motorists will be taxed 10 cents a litre more in just three months’ time, National’s...

Ross back in Botany

Jami-Lee Ross says he feels a bit like ‘mother hen’ during his first week back in parliament. The Botany MP has been re-elected by a...

Future looks good, says Goldsmith

Tertiary education and employment levels were among the issues most discussed by National MP Paul Goldsmith at the Howick Bowling Club earlier this month. Hosted...

National confirms five to contest Pakuranga electorate seat

The National Party has confirmed five people will contest the Pakuranga electorate seat which will this year be vacated by National MP Maurice Williamson. Mr...


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