Northland Needs Performance Not Promise

Good afternoon it’s a pleasure to return to Dargaville, the heart of the Northern Wairoa, with colleague the Hon Shane Jones, our candidate for Northland. Northland as you know, had for decades bec...

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15 October. New World In The Morning?

Good afternoon, thank you for being at this War Memorial Centre and for the chance to speak to you today. As Winston Churchill said, “A nation who forgets its past, has no future.” We are in the he...

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Past Performance Not Future Promises

Good afternoon and thank you for the chance to speak with you today. We meet here today at the centre of the Otago Province - a lifeline to New Zealand particularly in the critical economic circums...

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An Election – Not An Auction

Thank you for coming out today in one of Heartland New Zealand’s most successful towns, and for the chance to speak with you. Cambridge is at the centre of the Waikato region with a proud record of...

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2023 New Zealand's Inflection Point

Madam President, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for your invitation to speak with you today. Many of you will remember acutely the New Zealand that used to be in comparison to what we have become ...

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Beyond the Farm Gate Lurks Separatism

Thank you for your invitation to be here, after yesterday's budget, and for the opportunity to talk with you. In the economic and social turmoil following the arrival of COVID 19 in New Zealand man...

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‘The Real State of the Nation’

Good afternoon. Thank you for the invitation to speak with you today and in your busy lives turning up to this meeting.  Forty five years ago, in Howick, often described as racist, and where few Ma...

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