People’s Party promises right to self-defence

Venkat Raman  All New Zealanders should have the right to self-defence to ward off offenders, New Zealand People’s Party Leader Roshan Nauhria has said. “The only way to put some fear into those offenders who attack retail operators including diaries, liquor shops, petrol stations and others is to allow them the power to defend themselves. Our Party does not accept…

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Working Families Pockets get another filling

Paula Bennett  Alongside (Prime Minister) Bill English, I proudly announced on Tuesday (August 29, 2017), National’s Parents and Newborns Package which gives more support to young New Zealand families – in addition to the extra $26 per week on average that we are putting into $1.3 million Working Families’ pockets. Delivering more to Kiwi families is only possible because of…

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Misinformation dampens concept of Water Tax

Thakur Ranjit Singh Disinformation and misinformation on Labour Party’s Water Policy shows why it is so urgent for New Zealand’s education system to strengthen its third ‘R’, Arithmetic in particular and Mathematics in general. It appears that many political leaders, journalists and media commentators are grossly misinformed, without the ability to differentiate between a litre (just one litre) and cubic…

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Governor General issues writ for General Election

Supplied Content  Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy has given the go-ahead for this year’s General Election to be held, signing the writ directing the Electoral Commission to conduct the General Election on 23 September 2017. Constitutional step Chief Electoral Officer Alicia Wright said that the writ was handed over to the Board of the Electoral Commission at Government House in Wellington…

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NZPP will streamline Work Visas for students

And make the system easier, simpler and transparent The New Zealand People’s Party (NZPP) will make the ‘Pathway to Residence’ programme automatic and less cumbersome if it is a part of the new government after the general election on September 23, 2017, its leader Roshan Nauhria has said. “The current system allows for irregularities and improper screening of students’ applications,…

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