No need for green energy bill

UnitedFuture did not support Green MP, Gareth Hughes’ energy Bill because it is unnecessary said UnitedFuture Leader Peter Dunne. “It is unnecessary because over 80 per cent (in 2014) of New Zealand’s electricity is already generated from renewable sources. Increasing solar power generation would not make a huge difference environmentally as it would displace other…

The conscience of good government

Written by Peter Dunne, UnitedFuture Party Leader Bill English said recently that UnitedFuture was generally very reliable and approachable to work with, but that on matters we felt strongly about we could be “difficult and pressing”. In short, he said, we were exactly what a good government support partner should be. I think he summed…

Passports Extended to 10 Years

10 year passports available in time for Christmas holidays Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today welcomed the passage of the Passports Amendment Bill (No 2), which will enable adult New Zealanders to be issued with a passport that is valid for 10 years instead of the existing five year validity period. The new 10-year passport…