Anne Pala gets NZ First nomination for Kelston

Winston Peters Community Development consultant and company director Anne Degia-Pala is New Zealand First’s candidate to contest the Kelston seat in the General Election. Anne has called Kelston home for 30 years and is passionate about her community and her country. She is well known and respected across the electorate for her work with women, children and Kelston’s diverse ethnic…

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Industrial training provides career boost

Louise Upston Across my portfolios of Corrections, Associate Education, Associate Primary Industries and Associate Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, there is a topic about which I am passionate. That is expanding the pipeline of people into employment and training. We have a skills shortage in New Zealand. I believe that by expanding this pipeline we can make a significant contribution…

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Robust electoral system inspires confidence and trust

General Election 2017 How it works and why it is important to us Regulated Period for expenditure limits Second in a Six-Parts Series Venkat Raman New Zealand’s voting public can expect a wide range of policies, programmes and incentives offered by various political parties as the General Election 2017 enters an exciting and energetic phase. While the polling booths will…

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People’s Party to revisit Immigration regime

Venkat Raman The New Zealand People’s Party (NPP) seeks major changes to the country’s immigration regime, making it more responsive to the needs of the economy, appropriately aligned with the aspiration of the people. The Party’s Immigration Policy, announced on July 7, 2017 (and carried in full without our commentary under ‘Latest Stories’ in our Web Edition of that date…

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