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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: There are alternatives to new taxes

        Last week, Auckland Council voted 13-7 to keep pressing forward in their attempt to impose a new regional fuel tax on Auckland. National has consistently...

Government commits to higher fuel prices

By refusing to back down on new and increased fuel taxes, the Government is committing New Zealanders to higher fuel prices, says National Party...

Local MP’s weigh in on new budget

The Government’s first Budget came out yesterday and the Times reached out to our local MP's Simeon Brown and Jami-Lee Ross to see what...

Jami-Lee Ross: Government ramps up taxes, cancels new projects

The Government's new plan for transport is bad news for Auckland. Hard-working taxpayers in our city are about to be whacked by an increase in petrol taxes of...

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...

Brown welcomes new leadership

Simeon Brown, MP for Pakuranga, has welcomed the selection of Simon Bridges as the new leader of the National Party. “Simon brings a wealth of...

Petition launched to support East-West Link

A petition has been launched by National to garner support for the East-West link after Labour announced plans to review the project. The petition was...

Simeon Brown saddened by Winston’s decision

  Simeon Brown, MP for Pakuranga says he is disappointed with last night's announcement  that a Labour/NZ First/Green arrangement will form the new government. “I’m saddened by the decision made...

Immigration Minister on the campaign trail

While party hoardings are no surprise close to a general election, it’s not often you see New Zealand’s Immigration Minister as a human billboard. Michael...


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