Make your voice heard in your local community – participate in your council election
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This year is election year for regional councils, local councils, DHBs, local boards, and licensing trusts. Getting involved in local body politics in your community is a great way to give back and make a difference! UnitedFuture is contesting local body elections, and we encourage YOU, who share UnitedFuture’s values to make your voice heard, […]

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UnitedFuture urges more women to stand for local council
Judy Turner

UnitedFuture is urging ALL New Zealand women to get more involved in this year’s local body elections.What do think YOU can offer your local community trust, health board, community board or council. Many of you have the right skills, experience and attributes for these roles, but may not know it.  Equally, every day, there are […]

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June – Immigration debate sign of a failure to plan
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UnitedFuture’s monthly newsletter for members and fans. View this email in your browser UnitedFuture voters believe we must embrace the modern, changing face of New Zealand We acknowledge that New Zealand’s demographic make up is and will continue to change as our population grows. Understanding and welcoming unfamiliar faces, cultural practices, languages and values is essential […]

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Diversity is more than just a buzz word

Diversity is more than just a buzz word, it’s an opportunity and a challenge. For some it’s met with fear and hatred. It’s hard to ignore the news from the United States of unspeakable horrors of the Orlando murders or the absurd legislation around which bathrooms people can or cannot use. It’s easy to sit back […]

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An effective way to increase our organ donation rates

The Minister of Health has just announced his intention to see renewed efforts put in to increasing our organ donation rates in NZ. His media release suggests that the Ministry of Health plans to… raise awareness by standardising the way hospitals identify potential donors and how donation is discussed with families. And suggests that… we […]

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Calling for a National Housing Summit
Peter Dunne

I have always seen UnitedFuture as a party of ideas and practical solutions. While others play politics, our unrelenting focus has been on trying to promote real solutions to the issues of the day, in line with our principles, and always looking ahead to the New Zealand of the future. So it is with the […]

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A BORING BUDGET THAT IDENTIFIES THE RIGHT TARGETS

    UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne describes Budget 2016 as “pretty boring”. He says that despite the lack of excitement, the Budget deserves credit for its focus on health, vulnerable families, and more effective social investment, issues UnitedFuture has long been interested in. “I am delighted that at last the government is tackling the plight […]

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UnitedFuture calls for a National Housing Conference

UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne is calling for a National Housing Conference to develop real solutions to the country’s housing problems. The debate has seen far too much sniping between the major parties, while far too few meaningful solutions have been proposed. UnitedFuture believes the fundamental goal should be to ensure a family that earns a […]

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May Newsletter – Empowering Local Communities

UnitedFuture voters believe we need to encourage and fund local communities to make local decisions. If you live outside of Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch, chances are you love where you live but also worry about whether your kids or grandkids will have a future in your town. Concerns are growing that our provinces are being starved of investment, as […]

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January Newsletter – more than just a flag referendum

January – more than just a flag referendum The quality of the contributions to this month’s newsletter show just how far the party has come  since the last election. We’re more confident than ever that UnitedFuture’s principles, the people we represent and the solutions we advocate for will continue to have a meaningful place in New […]

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