Is it time for ‘free’ parking in the CBD?

Straight from city council A personal view, by Councillor Steve Morris Last week, a couple of colleagues and I visited Hamilton City Council to see how they manage their parking and transport network. They’ve gone against...... Read More

Life after methyl bromide

Clayton Mitchell New Zealand First MP Our logging export is one of the biggest industries in New Zealand. In fact, high stacks of logs can be seen from the roadside when driving down Hewlett’s Road. Some 5.5 million tonnes...... Read More

Future of Parliament in good hands

Simon Bridges National Party Leader  Last week I announced Ben Sokimi, from Aquinas College, as the young leader who will represent the Tauranga electorate at Youth Parliament 2019.  Ben is a confident,...... Read More

Safer Communities

Jan Tinetti Labour MP It’s important to feel safe in our communities and have faith in our criminal justice system, and we know there is work to do in this area. The government is supporting safer communities by recruiting...... Read More

Trying times

Todd Talks By Todd Muller It would be fair to say that the past few weeks have been a trying time for the New Zealand National Party. We have collectively been processing a highly complex and sensitive situation and the raw emotions...... Read More

Northern Link changes

Clayton Mitchell New Zealand First MP The region’s growing population has seen pressure on our roads increase dramatically. There have been many deaths on the Northern Link corridor, which has resulted in locals expressing...... Read More

One year on

Angie Warren-Clark Labour MP It’s been a year since Jacinda Ardern’s government came to office. How time flies! As MPs, we’ve all been busy this last year, getting on with the job of building a more modern and...... Read More

Fighting for their lives

Jan Tinetti Labour MP Several months ago I met with a group of local women who are part of a group called Metavivors which was set up in 2014. As well as providing support, information and friendship they advocate for better treatment...... Read More

Trialling new 1080 alternatives

Clayton Mitchell New Zealand First MP New Zealand First has long campaigned on the need to trial alternatives to the use of 1080 poison, so we are excited to see Waiheke Island planning to be the first urban island in the world...... Read More

Farmers and growers to have their say

Simon Bridges National Party Leader If you have been following and contributing to National’s ‘Have Your Say’ Campaign, I would like to thank you for taking part. We had a great response...... Read More

Opinion Poll

Do you think allowing hemp seeds to be sold as food will benefit NZ economy?