Posts Tagged ‘Simon Bridges’

Bridges impressed at community impact of Challenge 2000 Comments 0

Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Challenge 2000 was nearly called ‘Bridges 2000’, Challenge founder Kitty McKinley revealed to National Party Leader Simon Bridges at morning tea on Thursday. “Society needs more bridges that bring together the different sectors of the community, and that’s what we do”, she explained. Welcomed to Challenge 2000 with a mihi whakatu by staff, volunteers and Read more

National Party leader would be “loath” to take abortion out of the Crimes Act. Comments 0

Monday, May 28th, 2018

National Party leader Simon Bridges says he would be “loath” to take abortion out of the Crimes Act. On Monday, Jack Tame on TVNZ and Susie Ferguson on Morning report challenged his position. Bridges said his position on abortions was that they should be “rare, safe, legal” – with an emphasis on rare. He said Read more

Government decides to turn blind eye to Easter trading Comments 0

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

The Government has announced it will ease back on the enforcing of the Easter trading laws. Active monitoring of Easter trading law breaches may be scrapped in favour of giving labour inspectors more time to investigate migrant worker exploitation. Labour Minister Simon Bridges has signalled that in the future officials may rely solely on complaints because Read more