Blog | Stuart Nash

Shootings put focus on gun sales

Wairarapa Times Age, Wairarapa 31 Jul 2017 Labour urges review of online market after family pair slain Labour has demanded an inquiry into online gun sales following revelations the man behind Northland’s double fatal shooting was able to buy firearms online. But the police minister says the police need to be left to carry out […]

Still no random drug tests for police

Manawatu Standard, Palmerston North Manawatu by Kirsty Lawrence 24 Jul 2017 Random drug testing is yet to be introduced by the police, two years after the then deputy police commissioner said there were plans to bring it in. Information released under the Official Information Act shows it is only mandatory for police to be drug […]

More police needed in regional communities

Wairoa Star, Wairoa East Coast by STUART NASH 20 Jul 2017 Nash Notes Labour MP Wairoa, /Napier this week Superintendent Tania Kura officially started her new role as the Eastern District’s Regional Police Commander. I welcome her appointment and especially her stated focus to target domestic violence. With an estimated 500,000 incidents of family violence […]

Roading on agenda at MP Ngatapa meeting

LABOUR MP Stuart Nash will host a meeting at Ngatapa Community Hall on Thursday, with roading and the impact of forestry trucks to be among the issues discussed. Other speakers will include Mayor Meng Foon, Ben Payne, Harvest Manager at PF Olsen and Chris Berry, Manager at PF Olsen. Read more here.

Let’s focus on the issues, solutions

Wairoa Star, Wairoa East Coast by STUART NASH 06 Jul 2017 Nash Notes Stuart Nash Labour MP Wairoa, /Napier as a Member of Parliament it annoys me when, from time-to-time, politicians we forget we are well paid to primarily develop and implement solutions to the issues that are important to New Zealanders. The past couple […]

Govt’s $325,000 Napier homeless plan

Hawke’s Bay Today, Hawke’s Bay by Victoria White 14 Jul 2017 The Government is to invest in Napier based charity Whatever It Takes, which delivers mental health services, community support and residential care for the homeless. Victoria White reports, p3. Govt to help fund homeless initiative The Government has stepped in after weeks of public […]

Cops need help with Auckland cost of living: Nash

More needs to be done for Auckland police officers living in an increasingly unaffordable city, the Labour Party says. The police’s latest Four Year Plan said the cost of living in our biggest city is becoming unaffordable for staff. Labour’s Police spokesman Stuart Nash said he doesn’t think police should be paid different salaries across […]

Credit to Nash

Hawke’s Bay Today, Hawke’s Bay 07 Jul 2017 All credit to Napier MP Stuart Nash for getting an inquiry into the high pump price of petrol, currently $1.819 a litre at Z Energy. However, while the report draws attention to the increase in retail gross margins from about 13 cents per litre in 2013 to […]

Taxpayer funds used

Taxpayer funds used – Wairarapa Times Age, Wairarapa 05 Jul 2017 Support for Collins Praise has come from across the aisle for Energy Minister Judith Collins on the fuel inquiry as Labour’s Stuart Nash pushed for an investigation into whether margins on petrol sales are fair. It follows the release of a Government-commissioned market study […]