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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Dunne Calls For The Primacy Of Privacy

Dunne Calls For The Primacy Of Privacy UnitedFuture Leader, Peter Dunne, is marking Privacy Week by calling for the Right to Privacy to be included in New Zealand’s Bill of Rights. “Today we live in a digital world, a world where the privacy of individuals can more readily be trampled upon. “It is for that […]

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Social Security Bill takes a positive step for children and families

UnitedFuture leader, Peter Dunne, today welcomed the introduction of the Social Security Legislation Rewrite Bill. The Bill makes a number of changes to social security legislation and amongst them are some significant steps forward for supporting children and families “The recognition that parents with shared custody of their child or children effectively act as sole […]

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Panama Papers revelations raise serious question

United Future leader Peter Dunne says the latest Panama Papers revelations raise serious questions. “I am especially concerned at the revelation that the numbers of foreign trusts established in New Zealand has gone up almost four-fold in the last decade. “That explosion inevitably raises perceptions that New Zealand is being used a tax haven, and […]

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UnitedFuture calls for a rethink of rental minimum standards

Although UnitedFuture today voted in favour of the Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill, allowing it to be sent to Select Committee.  UnitedFuture leader, Peter Dunne, says a rethink is needed when it comes to the issue of ensuring healthy homes and healthy families. “It’s a basic good to have a warm and safe place to call […]

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Flag Referendum Needs To Look Out For Future Generations

United Future Party President, Damian Light is encouraging New Zealanders to vote for future generations in the upcoming referendum on New Zealand’s flag. “This is a change that will affect generations of New Zealanders who do not get a vote in this referendum.  When we vote we need to take that into consideration.” New Zealanders […]

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UnitedFuture calls for review of the Clean Slate Act

TIME TO REVIEW CLEAN SLATE ACT UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne is supporting calls to review the Clean Slate Act 2004, saying it is too rigid in practice, and leaving too many people having old criminal records. Mr Dunne says that the Clean Slate Act was designed to allow minor convictions to be wiped from a […]

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We can and should do more for refugees

New Zealand has a long history of tolerance and understanding.  Indeed, we go even further than that with the recognition that our society should respect a diverse range of cultures and peoples as we act as a positive international citizen. Against that backdrop, there is a global refugee crisis.  Conflicts across the Middle East and […]

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United Future Backs Free Trade

United Future supports free trade and the opportunities agreements like the TPPA and all the other Free Trade Agreements successive New Zealand governments have made over the last 50 years or so because they create opportunities for manufacturers and exporters to sell their products overseas and create jobs and wealth for New Zealanders in return. […]

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10 Year Passports: Back by Public Demand!

10-year passports: Back by public demand Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne has today welcomed New Zealand’s return to 10-year adult passports. Legislation necessary to effect this change, a change driven by public demand, was passed into law on 20 October and enables the Passports Office to start issuing 10-year adult passports to applicants from today. […]

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