Collins puts forth ambitious $31 billion infrastructure plan

Collins puts forth ambitious $31 billion infrastructure plan

Jo Moir Wellington, July 17, 2020 An eye-watering $31 billion is the price tag that the National Party has put on the infrastructure upgrade required to fix the country’s transport network and Auckland and upper North Island’s congestion crisis. In her first big policy announcement today (July 17, 2020), new National leader Judith Collins delivered the opposition’s infrastructure plan –…

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Questions of integrity for political candidates- General Election 2020

Questions of integrity for political candidates- General Election 2020

Sourced Content Wellington, July 17, 2020 This year, Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) asked each political party to answer seven questions that are important to addressing corruption through building stronger integrity systems with greater accountability and transparency. These questions are about fighting corruption, integrity, accountability and transparency. Parties’ responses will be provided in the August edition of Transparency Times.  Meantime,…

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Transparency comes to the fore as polling date nears

Transparency comes to the fore as polling date nears

Wellington, July 17, 2020 On September 19, 2020, New Zealanders will elect the government that will lead the economy towards recovery from the downturn caused by the unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic crisis. Political parties are in election mode already. Candidate selections are being completed. The Parties’ list candidates are being confirmed. Parliament is sitting late into the evening to progress as…

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