Post 2016 AGM Report

This year for the first time the Party AGM was held on the North Shore in Auckland, in the Northcote electorate of Damian Light. Members & new supporters from all over NZ gathered to hear party leader Peter Dunne give his leader’s address. Then during his President’s address, retiring President Damian Light confirmed the key…

When Smaller is Better

I recently attended the annual Local Government Conference in Dunedin. A speaker that caught my attention was Jason Krupp who is a Research Fellow at The New Zealand Initiative, who has an extensive background in business journalism both here and abroad. Jason has given considerable thought to what the ideal size and structure of local…

Super Gold Card needs to be catapulted into the future – Dunne

UnitedFuture Leader, Peter Dunne, has announced this weekend UnitedFuture’s plan for upgrading the Super Gold Card so it better meets the needs of those who use it. The policy, called ‘Super-Me” was announced at UnitedFuture’s Annual General Meeting this weekend and blends elements of the Government’s Real-Me services with the currently existing Super Gold Card.…