DUNNE PAYS TRIBUTE TO AGED CARE WORKERS

      DUNNE PAYS TRIBUTE TO AGED CARE WORKERS   Ohariu MP Peter Dunne has paid tribute to and congratulated local aged care workers following the announcement of the $2 billion settlement of their pay equity claim.   “I have met with local aged care workers on a number of occasions, and have seen…

Auckland Light Rail Sooner Rather Than Later – UnitedFuture

27 March 2017 Auckland Light Rail Sooner Rather Than Later – UnitedFuture UnitedFuture party president, Damian Light, is calling for plans for the light rail link between Auckland Airport and the City to be accelerated.   “The recent announcement of rail targeted for 2047 will be of little comfort to those delayed by this morning’s…

Afghanistan Inquiry Now Inevitable – Dunne

  24 March 2017   Afghanistan Inquiry Now Inevitable – Dunne   UnitedFuture leader Hon Peter Dunne says an inquiry into allegations New Zealand SAS forces were involved in an incident that led to civilian deaths in Afghanistan now seems inevitable.   “In the wake of the comments in the Hagar book ‘Hit and Run’…

ACT and UnitedFuture offer National a way out of RMA quagmire

ACT and UnitedFuture offer National a way out of RMA quagmire ACT Leader David Seymour and UnitedFuture Leader Hon Peter Dunne have today written to the Prime Minister with a proposal to finally get Resource Management Act reforms passed. This reiterates a similar offer made a year ago. “Neither ACT nor UnitedFuture can support the…

UnitedFuture Ticks One Environmental Goal off The List – Dunne

UnitedFuture leader, Hon Peter Dunne is welcoming today’s announcement on new freshwater standards that endorses UnitedFuture’s environmental vision.   “At its core, UnitedFuture is about ensuring a better future for all New Zealand.   “That means we need to be looking out for future generations while ensuring New Zealanders today can have maximum enjoyment of…

February Newsletter – Two Simple Goals for the Election

A huge year ahead for UnitedFuture We’re better prepared to fight an election than we have been for many years, and there’s a real sense among the leadership team that this is our opportunity to expand our presence in Parliament. In the last few months we’ve had new offers of support from members to help on…

A personal story from our Party President

When I tell people I’m involved in a political party, they often ask why. As we head into an election year, it’s a good time to look back and ask why we’re here. I joined UnitedFuture around 2002, after the first election I could vote in. UnitedFuture caught my eye when Peter Dunne won the…