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March Roy Morgan

Written By: - Date published: 7:13 am, March 21st, 2015 - 61 comments
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February’s Roy Morgan had National down 3% and Labour up 4%. The March poll just released has National down a further 2.5%, and Labour up 1%. Margin of error stuff and nothing to get excited about, but certainly not bad news.

Today’s New Zealand Roy Morgan Poll shows National falling to 46.5% (down 2.5% since February). However, support has increased for Prime Minister John Key’s Coalition partners with the Maori Party 2% (up 1%) and Act NZ 1% (up 1%) although United Future is still on 0% (unchanged).

Support for the main opposition Labour Party is at 31% (up 1% – their highest level of support for nearly a year since May 2014) but down for the Greens 11% (down 1%) while NZ First is 6% (unchanged). For the parties outside Parliament the Conservative Party of NZ is 1.5% (unchanged) while the Internet-Mana Party alliance is at 0% (unchanged) and support for Independent/ Others is 1% (up 0.5%).

What I find interesting about this poll is that it covers the period where Andrew Little was under sustained attack for his office’s handling a of a bill (remember that?). With Labour’s support at its highest level since May 2014, no harm done it seems.

61 comments on “March Roy Morgan”

  1. Sanctuary 1

    Cementing in a plus 30% result. Next stop, 35% and then on to 40%.

    • alwyn 1.1

      “Next stop, 35% and then on to 40%.”
      Looking at the pattern of Labour and the Green Parties in the poll that of course for the Greens means.
      “Next stop 7% and then on to 2%.”

      Having seen the economic illiteracy last weekend of the Green’s male-leader candidates on TV, I am looking forward to it.

      • felix 1.1.1

        John Key is an economic illiterate who believes that 15% of 129 is 2.

        So um, there’s that.

        • Murray Rawshark 1.1.1.1

          If FJK says 0.15×129=2, we should throw 10 millennia of maths out the window. He cannot be wrong.

  2. The election calculator says 62 seats for Natsies and their patsies, 59 for the rest. So, just a one seat swing. However, if as little as one percent moves from National to Labour, then L/G/NZF can form the next Government.

    • Lanthanide 2.1

      Personally I find all these polls to be fairly useless. Conservatives were so close to getting 5% last time, if they have another crack at it, in a case where National are in melt-down from third term-itis, they could easily scrape up to 6% and get in, likely blocking out the left again. I guess the saving grace here is that by 2017 the section 59 law and marriage equality will be well bedded-in and proven not to be causing the apocalypse, so that’ll take a bit of wind out of their sails.

      At least they’ve regularly had NZFirst over 5% for a while now, but still that’s quite a bit less than what they actually got last election.

      • Colonial Rawshark 2.1.1

        That 5% threshold is way too high…to get around 100K party votes and still potentially be locked out of any MPs is not democracy.

        • Lanthanide 2.1.1.1

          Agreed.

          And that’s the other thing I didn’t even consider – National could easily make an electorate deal with the conservatives this time, since they got real robust PV support last time. Then they only need to get 3-4% to get into Parliament, and no doubt their PV last election would have been higher if they had secured such a deal from National.

          • Colonial Rawshark 2.1.1.1.1

            Sounds about right; no doubt it will be one of the options the National strategists are already pondering, and that the Conservatives will be itching for.

            In contrast, Labour prefers to cut down its potential future minor party coalition partners as if that is a superior MMP strategy and the “right thing” to do. Personally I think National Party strategists have got a better idea.

          • fisiani 2.1.1.1.2

            National have far more options than the fractured and fractious Left plus the Ron Mark led NZF of 2017 who has far more in common with National than Labour. The only way for Labour to get into office is for them to poll over 40% and hope the Greens get 10%. NZF and the Greens are an incompatible mix like oil and water.Stephen Joyce versus Matt McCarten as election strategists is like a man against a boy.
            Polls will ebb and flow but there is no reason why National should ever lose in the foreseeable future.

            • Lanthanide 2.1.1.1.2.1

              House prices always go up.

            • b waghorn 2.1.1.1.2.2

              @ fisi You really do prove the fact that you can’t argue with stupid.

              • fisiani

                Where would Labour get the votes to reach 40%? Why from the Greens of course. A zero sum equation. National voters will not switch to Labour unless they are massively bribed again. How long will the NZ Greens be happy to be the only political party in Parliament that has NEVER been in government? If ever Lab+ Greens +NZF = 50%+ does anyone seriously think the Greens will not be vetoed by NZF? Greens could complain but would have to accept eating shit for another 3 years. At some point the Greens will wake up. 1990-2017 will be a massive 27 years with no chance of being in government. German Greens are smarter.

                • b waghorn

                  As I’ve said below 5-10% of people will swing just to be on the right side of history and history has proven that the nats are quite capable of being taken to the cleaners 26 seats ring any bells.
                  I appreciate you made it through a whole post with none of this drivel
                  “Stephen Joyce versus Matt McCarten as election strategists is like a man against a boy.
                  Polls will ebb and flow but there is no reason why National should ever lose in the foreseeable future.”
                  Cheers

                • Incognito

                  No, it is not necessarily a “zero sum equation” as there is a large number of eligible people who, for one reason or another, did not vote.

            • Murray Rawshark 2.1.1.1.2.3

              Yeah, Joyce is doing real well upsetting Northland.

            • DS 2.1.1.1.2.4

              This would be *former Labour Party candidate* Ron Mark?

              • alwyn

                My goodness you have a good memory. !993 that was, and he didn’t stay with the party very long did he?
                Now for the next question. What are all the parties that Meteria Turei has been a candidate for?
                If you get that one a real tough one follows.
                What are all the parties Peter Dunne has belonged to?

                • Murray Rawshark

                  Who the hell is Meteria Turei? I consider part of being a Kiwi is getting Maori names right and learning to pronounce Te Reo. Not a great surprise that you don’t.

                  • alwyn

                    Oh. Woe is mw.
                    I have upset old Murray here and made a typo.
                    It is of course Metiria and not Meteria.
                    On the other hand perhaps you can tell me how you know that I cannot pronounce Te Reo? To claim that when you have never heard me speak merely proves that you are a liar, or at least a fantasiser, doesn’t it?
                    Come on prove your wild claim. When have you ever heard me pronounce Te Reo incorrectly?

                    • Murray Rawshark

                      Your comprehension of English sucks so much it’s unlikely you’d be any good at a second language. I also bet you never make a typo with FJK’s name, or any NAct politician. Sabin, for example. I bet you never misspell his name.

                      And nah, you haven’t upset me. That’d take something unexpected, not the misspelling of a Maori name.

                    • alwyn

                      I repeat. Perhaps this time you will be able to understand it and reply?

                      “On the other hand perhaps you can tell me how you know that I cannot pronounce Te Reo? To claim that when you have never heard me speak merely proves that you are a liar, or at least a fantasiser, doesn’t it?
                      Come on prove your wild claim. When have you ever heard me pronounce Te Reo incorrectly?”

                      You don’t really expect me to regard a statement such as
                      “Your comprehension of English sucks so much it’s unlikely you’d be any good at a second language.”, as being evidence of any kind do you?

                      I don’t think, after reading your own prose attempts, that you would be a judge worth taking notice of. You appear to base your work on those two idiots who were sacked by a TV program the other day.

                      Still, you do claim to have been to University, don’t you?
                      Pass anything except CAF 101?

          • swordfish 2.1.1.1.3

            Yep, spot on, Lanth.

            The Conservatives are National’s electoral insurance. The fact that Key didn’t even feel the need to do an electorate deal with them in 2014 speaks volumes. There is, of course, the argument that such a deal will lose the Nats as much support (from their softly-aligned liberal voters) as the Government Bloc gains by getting the Colin Craig Brigade into Parliament. It’d be nice to think so but I’m a bit sceptical of that.

        • Clemgeopin 2.1.1.2

          +1

  3. tc 3

    Wait till the next cycle when it may all come out about our beloved PM alleged assissting by not acting with those higher standards in covering up for a prominent NZer…..or maybe thats all a VLWC / KDC and Hagers fault also.

    • mary_a 3.1

      @ tc (3) –
      Yes and won’t it be jolly good fun watching Key’s knighthood go bye bye, when his part in the “prominent NZer” cover up is finally exposed.

  4. gsays 4

    Hi sanctuary, where do you think that 5-10% of votes will come from.
    to be effective they need to come from the right wing voters.
    which means labour moving to the center/right.

    • weka 4.1

      Disenfranchised non-vote.

    • Lanthanide 4.2

      “which means labour moving to the center/right.”

      No, they just have to move more to the center.

      Andrew Little has already signalled that focussing on CGT and raising the super age simply turned a lot of potential voters off (even if they are good policy).

      • Colonial Rawshark 4.2.1

        (even if they are good policy).

        If you consider good government policy as that achieving good social ends in an effective manner as claimed by the proponents of those policies, they were both a bit shit.

        Super age should be dropped to 60 on the proviso that the citizen foregoes further paid work and engages in a days service to the community a week.

    • Olwyn 4.3

      I think that talk of moving left, right or centre is misleading. What they need to do is show themselves as decent, trustworthy and capable. Andrew Little is making quite a good fist of this so far.

      • weka 4.3.1

        Very good Olwyn.

      • Colonial Rawshark 4.3.2

        Three phrases: anti-terrorism bill, intelligence committee and signing of the TPPA.

        • Olwyn 4.3.2.1

          I am as uneasy about those things as you are, but think that Andrew Little seems considered enough to show some judgement with regard to them, and not just slavishly follow suit. Politicians cannot really do too much that is controversial without the justification that comes from public pressure. It is up to us to apply pressure, and up to them to meet it.

    • Sanctuary 4.4

      “…which means labour moving to the center/right…”

      Or, getting into power and pulling the Overton window back to the left.

      • Colonial Rawshark 4.4.1

        If Labour move to the right, they should just do themselves in and merge with National. That at least would free up room in the spectrum for a real left wing party.

        • Lanthanide 4.4.1.1

          Why can’t we have a centrist party?

          • Colonial Rawshark 4.4.1.1.1

            Well, mildly to the Left of Thatcher and Douglas is still pretty right wing…although that is what we tend to call the “centre” nowadays.

      • Murray Rawshark 4.4.2

        +1 Sanctuary
        A political party must believe in something besides getting elected.

    • b waghorn 4.5

      I have a theory that 5-10% of voters just want to be able to say (even if it’s just to themselves )that they voted for the winning party ,you’re ultimate swing voter if you like.
      If the mood shifts or the writing is on the wall for the incumbent government they will swap sides at the drop of a hat.

      • Anne 4.5.1

        Yes, b waghorn I think you have it right only I would up the percentage to 10-15%. I say so because of the voters I’ve come across personally over the years who do seem to vote the way that is trending in the polls. That is why the Nats spend so much of their ample resources on polling. It isn’t so much to see what the voters are thinking (they already know) but rather what they need to do to get them to continue to think the way they want. In other words manipulate them, and we’re seeing a concentrated version happening right now in Northland.

        • Colonial Rawshark 4.5.1.1

          Or as it has been put to me: too many NZ voters treat the election like a day at the races – they see their job as picking the winning party.

          • swordfish 4.5.1.1.1

            What you, Anne and b waghorn are describing is often referred to as the bandwagon effect (polls are self-fulfilling / natural for people to back winners / voters want to conform to majority opinion).

            It’s the most popular of a number of rival theories on the influence of Opinion Polls on Election outcomes. The polar opposite theory is the Underdog effect (rallying to the underdog / empathetic support for those trailing).

            Notoriously difficult to measure but most scholars favour the Bandwagon Thesis. Although, arguably/theoretically, both can occur to different degrees at the same election. Together, of course, with poll results encouraging the sort of strategic voting behaviour that otherwise wouldn’t have occurred.

          • greywarshark 4.5.1.1.2

            CR
            I think that thinking could be a propaganda point next election. Instead of decrying it, own it, and work campaigns around the theme.

  5. Tracey 5

    By being invisible since the election support for MP has increased?

  6. Penny Bright 6

    What were the latest poll results on John Key as NZ Prime Minister?

    When Winston takes Northland off National – watch them come tumbling down, as ‘Brand Key’ goes belly-up, transmogrifying from ‘magic’ to ‘tricky-DICKery’?

    Penny Bright

    • fisiani 6.1

      Wishful thinking as always Penny. Like thinking you can freeload forever.

    • Chooky 6.2

      +100 Penny…spot on!…this is one reason the right wing has always hated Winston Peters the most!…they can’t control him…and he has charisma and shows them up!

  7. swordfish 7

    Compared to 2014 Election Result:

    Lab+Green Up 6 points
    Left Bloc Up 5 points
    Oppo Bloc Up 2

    Govt Bloc Equal
    Right Bloc Down 2

    (Left=Lab+Green+IMP, Oppo=Left+NZF, Govt=Nat+Maori+ACT+UF, Right=Govt+Con)

    Left gaining partly at the expense of NZF but also making inroads into Nat/Right support (bearing in mind: margin of error and the (presumed) traditional underestimation of NZF support in polls).

  8. Upnorth 8

    i prefer the tv one polls – ray morgan polls are too erractic for me – however greens are sliding and most of those votes are going to to the conservative fringe left and right parties.

    I think what this doesnt show is little as prefered prime minister – 10% – thats pretty low

    • Lanthanide 8.1

      “ray morgan polls are too erractic for me”

      Roy Morgan polls are published every 4-5 weeks, like clockwork. The TV1, TV3 and newspaper polls have a much less regular timetable (I can’t discern any particular pattern?). Also, those media outlets always portray their poll as if it would be The Result if an election were held that day, which is stupid. They by and large also ignore polls conducted by other media organisations; there was a period last year where two of them came out at the same time, one having the left bloc on +5 since their previous poll and the other having National up by +5, and they can’t both be true, but the stories they ran is that they both were true.

      • alwyn 8.1.1

        Roy Morgan are actually cutting back on their New Zealand polling this year. Except for the mid-December to late January period they used to poll twice a month, covering the first two weeks and the last two weeks of the month. This year they have only been publishing once a month.
        I wonder if they have less work on in New Zealand nowadays?

        • Lanthanide 8.1.1.1

          I was tempted to say they poll every 2 weeks, but when I went to the web site it didn’t look like that was the case; for last year they largely did, but so far this year they haven’t. Wonder if it’ll pick up again (early-term hiatus?) or stay at this level.

          • alwyn 8.1.1.1.1

            I think they are going to cut back to once a month, at least this year.
            In 2006, 2009 and 2012 which are the comparable years to 2015, they had polls every two weeks from about mid-January, with the occasional 3 weeks to keep in step with the first half, second half of the month pattern.

            Their next poll will be released on 17 April 2015, which follows the once per month pattern and which looks to be the new norm. Shame. Still it is a lot more frequent that the TV or newspaper ones.

  9. Skinny 9

    There will be no major shift in the polls till they prune out deadwood. Now would be an opportune time for Goff to announce he is standing down his MP role and running for Auckland Mayor. Timing would be great if Peters pulls off the NL by election. Forcing National to campaign in another by election helps build momentum, Labour should hold the seat and then they can continue the clean out, showing the voters new talented blood will be available in 2017. If they don’t I’m afraid they will get slaughtered again.

    • Lanthanide 9.1

      Part of Labour’s 2017 campaign will be influenced by whomever wins the Greens male co-leader slot.

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  • Foreign and Trade Ministers to lead business delegation to India
    Strengthening New Zealand’s political and business ties with India will be the focus of Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters’ and Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker’s visit to India this week. The Ministers are co-leading a high level business delegation to India to support increased people and economic engagement ...
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  • Minister champions more Pacific in STEM – Toloa Awards
    The Minister for Pacific Peoples, Aupito William Sio continues to champion for greater Pacific participation in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) careers with the announcement of the Toloa Awards, with 8 recipients of the Toloa Community Fund and 13 Toloa Tertiary Scholarships. “The Toloa Programme encourages more Pacific peoples ...
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    2 days ago
  • Submission period for whitebait consultation extended
    Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage has extended the date for people to have their say on proposed changes to improve management of whitebait across New Zealand.   Submissions were due to close on 2 March 2020 but will now remain open until 9am on Monday 16 March 2020.   “I have ...
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    3 days ago
  • New international protection for frequent fliers
    The endangered toroa/Antipodean albatross has new international protection for its 100,000km annual migration, thanks to collaborative efforts led by New Zealand, Australia and Chile.   Today, 130 countries agreed to strictly protect Antipodean albatross at the Conference of Parties on the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild ...
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  • Government to regulate vaping
      No sales to under-18-year-olds No advertising and sponsorship of vaping products and e-cigarettes No vaping or smokeless tobacco in smokefree areas Regulates vaping product safety comprehensively, - including devices, flavours and ingredients Ensure vaping products are available for those who want to quit smoking   Vaping regulation that balances ...
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    4 days ago
  • Justice Minister represents New Zealand at Berlin nuclear disarmament summit
    Justice Minister Andrew Little will travel to Berlin tomorrow to represent New Zealand at a high-level summit on nuclear disarmament. This year, the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) celebrates 50 years since it entered into force. “New Zealand’s proud record and leadership on nuclear disarmament is unwavering, so it’s important we are present ...
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  • Prime Minister to visit Fiji and Australia
    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will visit two of New Zealand’s most important Pacific partners, Fiji and Australia, next week. The visit to Fiji will be the first by a New Zealand Prime Minister in four years and comes during the 50th anniversary of Fijian independence and diplomatic relations between our ...
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    5 days ago
  • Next steps in Criminal Cases Review Commission announced
    Justice Minister Andrew Little and New Zealand First MP Darroch Ball, have today announced the appointment of the Chief Commissioner of the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC), the location, and the membership of the Establishment Advisory Group. Colin Carruthers QC has been appointed Chief Commissioner of the CCRC for an ...
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  • Horticultural Ahuwhenua Trophy finalists announced
    Māori Development Minister Hon Nanaia Mahuta and Agriculture Minister Hon Damien O’Connor co-announced the first horticultural finalists for the Ahuwhenua Trophy celebrating excellence in the Māori agricultural sector.  The three finalists are Ngai Tukairangi Trust from Mt Maunganui, Otama Marere Trust from Tauranga, and Hineora Orchard Te Kaha 15B Ahuwhenua ...
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  • New support for students with dyslexia
    A new kete of resources to strengthen support for students with dyslexia will provide extra tools for the new Learning Support Coordinators (LSCs) as they start in schools, Associate Education Minister Tracey Martin announced today. The Minister launched the kete in Wellington this morning, at the first of three induction ...
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    5 days ago
  • Rental reforms progress to select committee stage
    The Government continues to make progress on a fairer and more secure rental market for renters and landlords with the First Reading of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill and its referral to the Social Services and Community Select Committee.  “Now is the opportunity for landlords, tenants and others who want ...
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    6 days ago
  • Papua New Guinea Prime Minister to visit New Zealand
    Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister Hon James Marape will visit New Zealand from 21-25 February, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today. “New Zealand and Papua New Guinea have a warm and friendly relationship. I look forward to welcoming Prime Minister Marape here and strengthening the relationship between our two countries,” ...
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  • Free school lunches served up to thousands
    Thousands of children have begun receiving a free lunch on every day of the school week, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. The Government’s free and healthy school lunch programme is under way for 7,000 students at 31 schools in Hawke’s Bay / Tairāwhiti and Bay of Plenty / Waiariki, extending ...
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    6 days ago
  • Social Wellbeing Agency replaces Social Investment Agency with new approach
    The Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni today announced a new approach that continues to broaden the Government’s social sector focus from a narrow, investment approach to one centred on people and wellbeing. Minister Sepuloni said redefining the previous approach to social investment by combining science, data and lived experience ...
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    6 days ago
  • Government to strengthen protections for whistleblowers
    The Government is strengthening the Protected Disclosures Act to provide better protection for whistle blowers, Minister of State Services Chris Hipkins said today. “The Protected Disclosures Act is meant to encourage people to speak up about serious wrongdoing in the workplace and protect them from losing their jobs or being ...
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    6 days ago
  • PM speech at Parliamentary Chinese New Year celebration 2020
    Nǐn hǎo (Hello in Mandarin). Xīn Nián Kuài Lè (Happy New Year in Mandarin) Néi Hóu (Hello in Cantonese). Sun Nin Fai Lok (Happy New Year in Cantonese) Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa. Thank you for your invitation to attend this celebration today. I would like to acknowledge ...
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  • IPANZ Annual Address
    Kia ora. Ngā mihi nui ki a koutou katoa. Nau mai haere mai ki te Whare Pāremata. E ngā mana whenua ki tēnei rohe Taranaki Whānui, Te Upoko o Te Ika, Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Ngāti Raukawa – kei te mihi, kei te mihi, kei te mihi. E ngā mana, e ...
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    7 days ago
  • 2020 IPANZ Annual Address
    Kia ora. Ngā mihi nui ki a koutou katoa. Nau mai haere mai ki te Whare Pāremata. E ngā mana whenua ki tēnei rohe Taranaki Whānui, Te Upoko o Te Ika, Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Ngāti Raukawa – kei te mihi, kei te mihi, kei te mihi. E ngā mana, e ngā ...
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    7 days ago
  • Tougher penalties for gun crime a step closer
    Tougher penalties for gun crime are a step closer with the passage of firearms reform legislation through another stage in Parliament. The Arms Legislation Bill has tonight passed its Second Reading. “The changes have one objective - to prevent firearms falling into the wrong hands,” said Police Minister Stuart Nash. ...
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  • Arms Legislation Bill: Second Reading
    Introduction Mr Speaker We all know why we are here today. It has been a long journey. The journey did not actually begin on 15 March 2019. It began on 30 June 1997. Almost 23 years ago, Justice Sir Thomas Thorp told us what was wrong with our firearms legislation. ...
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    1 week ago
  • New era for vocational education
    The Government’s work to put trades and vocational education back on the agenda took another major step forward today with the passing of the Education (Vocational Education and Training Reform) Amendment Bill, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said. “This is a watershed day for trades and vocational education. These law changes formalise ...
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    1 week ago
  • Bill to Amend the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act
    Speeding up the return of Christchurch regeneration activities to local leadership is behind the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Amendment Bill introduced to Parliament today by Minister Megan Woods. “As we approach nine years since the February 2011 earthquake in Canterbury, and with the transition to local leadership well underway, the time ...
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  • Milford Track to partly reopen after storm damage
    Hundreds of New Zealanders and international visitors will be able to get back out into nature with the Milford Track partially reopening next week, after extensive assessments and repairs, the Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage announced today. The popular Great Walk has been closed since 3 February after an extreme ...
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    1 week ago
  • Government drives low-emissions transport momentum
    Up to 110 new EV chargers nationwide in cities and regions 50 electric vehicles for ride-sharing The Government is helping deliver more infrastructure and options for low emissions transport through new projects, Energy and Resources Minister Dr Megan Woods says. Tauranga, Nelson, Levin, New Plymouth and Oamaru are just some ...
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    1 week ago
  • Kiwis better off under Coalition Government
    New Zealanders are increasingly better off under this Government as wages rise and families have more disposable income, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says. Stats NZ reported today that average household disposable incomes after housing costs rose 4.9% in 2019. This was the highest rise in four years and came as ...
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  • Another step towards restoring rights for screen production workers
    All New Zealanders need to have their voices heard at work to ensure we have an inclusive and productive economy. Today we introduce a Bill to do this for workers in the New Zealand screen industry, Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says. “The Screen Industry Workers Bill will ...
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  • Enhanced Taskforce Green for Southland and South Otago
    The Government has announced further help for the Southland and Otago regions to speed up recovery efforts from the floods.  “I’ve approved Enhanced Taskforce Green (ETFG), making $500,000 available to help with the clean-up in Fiordland, Southland, and the Clutha district in Otago,” Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni said.  ...
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    1 week ago
  • Employers and Industry take the lead to connect students to vocational education
    Following the announcement that more than 340 schools will be funded to run events promoting vocational education, the Government has announced it will fund a further 257 events to be run by employers and industry. “These industry-run events will allow more than 30,000 students to connect with more than 2,000 ...
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    1 week ago
  • Rental reforms a step closer with the introduction of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill
    Today the Government is making progress on a fairer and more secure rental market for renters and landlords with the introduction of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill in Parliament.  “This Bill includes a series of reforms to improve the wellbeing of the 609,700 households that live in rented homes, and ...
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