People’s Party guarantees safer communities, properties

Roshan Nauhria In politics, ‘Law and Order’ refers to demands for a strict criminal justice system, especially in relation to violent and property crime, through stricter criminal penalties. These penalties include longer terms of imprisonment, mandatory sentencing, and in some countries, even more stringent measures. It is a twofold path, the first being to curb and prevent the incidence of crime by working on…

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Interest-free loans up to $100,000 for first homebuyers

Anil Sharma The New Zealand Peoples Party (NZPP) has a frim policy for first homebuyers and immigrants, which we believe, will provide them protection and rights. Instability in the housing sector has been a cause for concern, which in turn has impacted people’s health. Homelessness has led people to subsist in poor living conditions like damp, uninsulated places that aggravate…

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Towards a cohesive and efficient transport network

Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi Reliable and efficient transport systems are essential for ensuring cities continue to thrive, giving people easy access to jobs, education and services. That is why the National-led Government will invest up to $267 million over the next three years in the Auckland and Wellington commuter rail networks, providing support for future passenger growth. High usage Auckland’s population growth has…

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Commitment to West Auckland continues

Bala (Venu) Beeram West Auckland is a vital part of Auckland’s economy and National is investing heavily in infrastructure to continue growth. Better connectivity will underpin Auckland’s ongoing success, and that is why we are investing $424 million in rolling out Ultra-Fast Broadband to more businesses and homes across the region, including West Auckland. Our investment in education reflects our…

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‘Education trafficking’ shames government and community

Denise Roche Coverage of international student exploitation has hit the headlines recently with several sad articles about the state of international student exploitation in the country. Accounts of Indian businesses ‘selling’ jobs that lead to residence have come out from Radio New Zealand. According to documents from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, some students are paying up to…

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MMP alone cannot resurrect a failing State

Dr Rajen Prasad My recent work for the Commonwealth was in the Kingdom of Lesotho, one of the least developed countries in Africa. It continues as a failing state despite having adopted New Zealand’s Mixed Member Proportion (MMP) Parliamentary System, and despite having received the best evidence- based advice possible from the Commonwealth as well as other international agencies. Its…

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