Blame game can be complex for council

Straight from city council A personal view, by Councillor Steve Morris This week we released a report on project failings  at Greerton, Matua  and the Mount. Now I don’t look kindly on councillors hanging employees...... Read More

New, modern classrooms for the Bay

Tamati Coffey Labour MP One hundred new, warm, dry classrooms will soon be built right here in Tauranga Moana, thanks to this Government recently announcing 300 new modern learning spaces, right across the country. Golden Sands...... Read More

Easter offers a chance for more family time

Simon Bridges National Party Leader Easter is a special time of year for me and my family. It is nice to spend a bit more time at home. Harry my middle child will be starting school after the Easter break. ...... Read More

Diplomatic relations

Clayton Mitchell New Zealand First MP The recent visit of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister, Rt Hon Winston Peters to Turkey following the Christchurch terror should be heralded as a success for our country’s...... Read More

Nowhere to grow?

Straight from city council A personal view, by Councillor Steve Morris In last week’s column we discussed critical transport projects going on hold throughout the city because NZTA hasn’t yet confirmed co-funding...... Read More

Fewer jobs and opportunities on the horizon

Todd Talks By Todd Muller Fewer jobs and opportunities are on the horizon for hard working kiwi families as New Zealand faces a looming slowdown in the economy. The simple fact is this: Labour inherited an economy growing three...... Read More

New changes help business, workers and families

Angie Warren-Clark Labour MP This month, thousands of businesses, workers and families across New Zealand are reaping the rewards of the work the Government was elected to deliver. On April 1, we implemented a raft of policies...... Read More

Changes coming

Clayton Mitchell New Zealand First MP April marks the mid-point of the Parliamentary term, and this week is a big one for the coalition government as it delivers a raft of changes offering better support for workers, families and...... Read More

Young leaders in our communities

Jan Tinetti Labour MP We often say that our young people are our future leaders, but I believe they are already leaders in our community. They recently organised the Strike 4 Climate Action. I attended the rally in Red Square and...... Read More

Destroying incentives to aspire

Simon Bridges National Party Leader People from all over New Zealand are approaching me about Labour’s proposed Capital Gains Tax, or CGT, and the other taxes recommended by the Tax Working Group. New...... Read More