When the new Government allocated portfolios last October, Labour’s Phil Twyford won housing & urban development and the separate transport role. On Friday, he announced that housing & urban development would get its own ministry.
Finance Minister Grant Robertson laid out, in his first Budget, the new set of platitudes that will set the framework this government will work under. He’d already done that in his December mini-budget, and the Labour Party had made clear in its election campaign that it wanted a change in emphases. The annual numbers game […]
Former Cabinet Minister Judith Collins, now the National Opposition’s transport spokesperson, raised a scare this week that the new government would divert National Land Transport Fund money from major road projects to rail. 2 things she neglected to mention…
On this website, access is the most important consideration. The real estate catchcry, “Location, location, location,” relies on your ability to get there.
Bill English, completing his second month as Prime Minister, opened Parliament yesterday with a statement that was long on boring. The word ‘continue’ cropped up throughout his speech.
Prime Minister Bill English used a Rotary Club address in Auckland yesterday for his first election campaign offer, a big lift in police numbers & resources. More interesting to me from Mr English’s address yesterday, though, were some of the pictures he painted of learning economic reality.