Government ministers will have direct control over the sale
of state houses if a new bill is passed.
Northland MP Winston Peters says National was clearly "bull
dusting" and has fallen far short on its byelection promise
to ugrade 10 bridges in the region after the new national
roading plan only included four in question.
New Zealand First members including leader Winston Peters
have refused to comment on whether deputy leader Tracey
Martin will remain in that position.
Prime Minister John Key says a raft of changes coming into
force tomorrow will have real benefits for families.
Kiwis are not being ripped off when it comes to the price of
milk, Prime Minister John Key says.
New Zealand is keen to promote the resumption of long-stalled
Middle East peace talks, and will bring a ''sense of
impatience'' when it starts chairing the United Nations
Security Council next month.
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