Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga left for Tonga today to attend the coronation of King Tupou VI. The minister will attend the coronation in Nuku’alofa tomorrow (4th July) as part of a New Zealand delegation that includes Governor-General Sir Jerry Mateparae, Labour leader Andrew Little, New Zealand First leader Winston Peters and Māori Party […]
These articles are about New Zealand politics.
The Rt Hon Winston Peters, New Zealand First Leader and the Member of Parliament for Northland is calling for a review of the Recognised Seasonal Employers (RSE) workers visa, with a growing number of visa holders obtaining residency on the basis of partnership. “We have no doubt the recognised seasonal workers visa is seen by […]
Ladies and Gentlemen. New Zealand is in good shape and getting better. We are making great strides towards building a stronger, more prosperous country – a country where we can have a great lifestyle and earn a good income that compares well with the rest of the world. That progress is due to the hard […]
In 2005 when I led the EPMU we worked together with Air New Zealand to find a way to keep engineering jobs that were heading overseas. A lot of these workers were people I’d known for years and they were facing not just losing their jobs but not being able to find the kind of […]