Tag: Judith Collins

Collins’ Comments: 22 February 2016

Column – Judith Collins I am predicting it will be a busy year for all of us and one in which we will be making some quite big decisions as the second flag referendum occurs in March, and local Council and local board elections occur in the latter part of the year around …Collins’ Comments: 22 February 2016 Hon Judith Collins MP for Papakura I am predicting it will be a busy year for all of us and one in which we will be making some quite big decisions as the second flag referendum occurs in March, and local Council and local board elections occur in the latter part of the year around October. The Government’s agenda is full and the Prime Minister in his Statement to Parliament last week outlined the Government’s comprehensive policy agenda and substantial legislative programme to put before the House this year. This will reflect National’s four priorities – responsible management of the taxpayers’ money, building a more productive and competitive economy, delivering better public services, and supporting the rebuild of Christchurch. Better Public Services My focus will be delivering on the Government’s priorities in law and order. I am utterly focused on reducing crime, reducing the impact of crime for victims and making New Zealand even safer. And, as a government, we are measuring our success. The Justice Sector has Better Public Service...

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Collins’ Comments: Success in Sport and Trade

Column – Judith Collins Although not all New Zealanders are rugby fans it is hard not to be proud of our wonderful All Blacks and their brilliant win at Twickenham in the early hours (NZ time) of 1 November. I had to watch despite my exams for my Health and Safety diploma … Collins’ Comments: 9 November 2015 Collins’ Comments: Success in Sport and Trade It is hard not to be proud of our wonderful All Blacks and their brilliant win at Twickenham in the early hours (NZ time) of 1 November. Hon Judith Collins MP for Papakura Collins’ Comments: Success in Sport and Trade Although not all New Zealanders are rugby fans it is hard not to be proud of our wonderful All Blacks and their brilliant win at Twickenham in the early hours (NZ time) of 1 November. I had to watch despite my exams for my Health and Safety diploma looming a few days later. The All Blacks showed why they are number one in the world with a hard-fought but well-deserved win. Continuing with the winning theme I was pleased to see that, for the second year in a row, the World Bank has declared New Zealand the second easiest place in the world to do business. Trade is vital for creating more jobs and higher incomes for New Zealanders. This year the Government has...

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