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New Zealand National Party · [email protected]
April 10, 2021 at 7:13 AM

Week in Review

NationBuilder Dear John --This week, Jacinda Ardern finally fronted up and announced the trans-Tasman safe travel bubble will open from 19 April 2021. This isn’t a case of job done, however. This should be the first step in the Government laying out its roadmap for how it plan…
Simon Bridges · [email protected]
April 7, 2021 at 4:38 AM

Bridges Brief : April 2021

NationBuilder Dear John -- March was a busy month locally, I had the opportunity to catch up with many local businesses and constituents, hosted my first MP Q&A plus I had the privilege of opening a new care facility here in Tauranga. Read more of my latest Bridges Brief b…
New Zealand National Party · [email protected]
April 4, 2021 at 7:57 AM

Week in Review

NationBuilder Dear John -- We hope everyone is having a safe, enjoyable, and relaxing Easter weekend break, with family and friends, during this important time for many Kiwis in New Zealand and around the world.Here’s a quick recap on some of the political events in the last w…
Simon Bridges · [email protected]
February 11, 2021 at 1:47 AM

Bridges Brief : February 2021

NationBuilder Dear John -- After a wonderful summer with family, politics is well and truly back. National started with a really good caucus retreat at the Basin Reserve in Wellington where we had some great discussions about where we are at and what we need to do for New Zeal…
Christopher Luxon · [email protected]
February 10, 2021 at 11:11 PM

Make a Submission on Maori Wards

New Zealand National Party Dear John --Earlier this week, the Labour Government introduced the Local Electoral (Māori Wards and Māori Constituencies) Amendment Bill under urgency.The purpose of this Bill is to remove all mechanisms for binding polls to be used in determining w…
Greg Hamilton · [email protected]
January 25, 2021 at 11:00 PM

State of the Nation Speech - Today 1pm

New Zealand National Party Dear John --Judith has asked me to email you personally with a link to her State of the Nation speech that she will deliver at 1pm today. You can watch Judith’s speech here on her Facebook page or on the National Party page here.We’re focused on the …
Simon Bridges · [email protected]
December 3, 2020 at 10:07 PM

Bridges Brief : December 2020

NationBuilder Dear John -- Firstly, I want to especially thank the people of Tauranga who voted for me in October’s general election. It is a privilege to be the MP for Tauranga for another term. Locally, my priorities have not changed. I will continue to advocate strongly for…
Simon Bridges · [email protected]
October 15, 2020 at 8:38 PM

Thank you

NationBuilder Dear Friend Thank you so much for your ongoing support for me and National over the last twelve years that I have been MP for Tauranga. This election year the stakes are higher than ever. We have a real choice between two very different economic visions of our fu…
Judith Collins · [email protected]
October 15, 2020 at 9:18 AM

The next two days

New Zealand National Party Dear John --There are just two days to go until voting closes at 7pm on Saturday, and with our economy in crisis, every single vote for National is going to make a difference in this election.Infometrics reported today that New Zealand is headed for …
Judith Collins · [email protected]
October 9, 2020 at 5:27 AM

Greens' plan to help Jacinda break her promise to Kiwis

New Zealand National Party Dear John -- Can you help us stop the Labour/Greens Wealth Tax? In the past few days, Green Party Co-Leader James Shaw revealed that a future Labour/Greens Government would implement a radical new Wealth Tax specifically designed to circumvent Jacind…
Greg Hamilton · [email protected]
October 5, 2020 at 9:01 AM

Your Economy, Your Future

New Zealand National Party Dear John -- The election in front of us will be critical to the future of Kiwis, our families, and our wider communities. Only National has a plan to grow our economy, lift incomes, create jobs, and pay down historic debt.Early voting has begun, and…
Peter Goodfellow · [email protected]
September 30, 2020 at 9:27 AM


New Zealand National Party Dear John --Tonight, in the NewsHub Leaders' Debate, Judith Collins took the lead early on and didn’t look back.Judith stood up for hardworking Kiwis who are looking for real leadership and will back Kiwis to succeed.In contrast, Jacinda couldn’t eve…
Gerry Brownlee · [email protected]
September 30, 2020 at 12:39 AM


New Zealand National Party Dear John -- National has momentum We have seen from public polling that New Zealanders are thinking about who will provide the best leadership for New Zealand in the coming three years.And their answer is increasingly a National-led government.In th…
Peter Goodfellow · [email protected]
September 22, 2020 at 10:30 AM

John, Judith crushed it tonight!

New Zealand National Party Dear John --Tonight in the Leaders debate, Judith Collins took Jacinda Ardern to task on her poor record of delivery and laid out National’s ambitious plan to restore New Zealand’s prosperity.Commentators agree that Judith Collins was the winner toni…
Peter Goodfellow · [email protected]
September 20, 2020 at 8:13 AM

John, we’re fighting for New Zealand’s future

New Zealand National Party Dear John --Today, we launched our 2020 Election Campaign – and for the first time ever in our history we did it almost entirely online!If you missed out on the coverage of today's Campaign Launch, you can watch it here. It was a fun event that reall…
Hon Jacqui Dean · [email protected]
September 16, 2020 at 1:35 AM

August/September Update

NationBuilder John -- Now that Parliament has wound up for this term, I thought it would be a good time for me to check in and let you know what I’ve been up to and what the next few weeks have in store. As has been the case for much of this year, COVID-19 has put the kibosh o…
Peter Goodfellow · [email protected]
September 13, 2020 at 9:25 AM

Stability in the uncertain times ahead

New Zealand National Party Dear John --Tonight, we debuted our first election advertisement. It was all made possible with the support of people like you, who care about the future of New Zealand.You can view and share our new ad here.Our country faces uncertain times, and Nat…
Gerry Brownlee · [email protected]
September 11, 2020 at 12:20 AM

Labour will TAX, National will BUILD

New Zealand National Party Dear John --This week, Labour admitted they wanted to put up taxes.We’re facing our worst economic crisis in 160 years, and it’s getting worse. More than 5,000 Kiwis went on to unemployment benefits in the last fortnight alone and over 180,000 worker…
Gerry Brownlee · [email protected]
August 17, 2020 at 7:52 AM

John, your support is critical

New Zealand National Party Dear John --Today, it was confirmed that the General Election will be delayed until Saturday 17 October. Given around a third of the population is under a strict level 3 lockdown, this was the right move to make.But with endless wall to wall coverage…
Simon Bridges · [email protected]
August 14, 2020 at 4:39 AM

Bridges Brief : August 2020

NationBuilder Dear John -- It’s been a busy few weeks as Parliament has worked to finish up for yet another term. I’ve been busy in Tauranga visiting businesses, door knocking and getting my hoardings up.  While there’s some disruption now following new cases of Covid-19 in Au…
Judith Collins · [email protected]
July 16, 2020 at 10:24 PM

Our Infrastructure Plan

New Zealand National Party Dear John -- At 10:30am this morning I will be launching the first part of National’s Infrastructure Package, starting in Auckland. Click here to watch on our Facebook page Our country is in the midst of the biggest economic challenge in 160 years. …
Hon Jacqui Dean · [email protected]
July 13, 2020 at 3:24 AM

June Update

NationBuilder John -- Wow, what a busy month June was! We are now officially halfway through 2020 and there are only 68 more days until the election. We have hit the ground running with the campaign. June was a jam packed month with three weeks of Parliament sitting but I was …
Hon Jacqui Dean · [email protected]
June 3, 2020 at 5:18 AM

May Update

NationBuilder John -- As our communities once again come to life its important to reflect on the new world which is now emerging in front of us. Far from normal, I plan on embracing the novelty of everyday routines we so often took for granted. Such as heading to the local caf…
Hon Jacqui Dean · [email protected]
June 2, 2020 at 3:14 AM

Coffee Catch Ups next week

NationBuilder John -- Its been a busy few sitting weeks here in Wellington but next week is a recess week and I am looking forward to getting out and about across the electorate.  It will be my first time truly visiting most places in the electorate since Level 2 was introduce…
Todd Muller · [email protected]
May 30, 2020 at 4:26 AM


NationBuilder Dear John -- I’m really excited to share with you National’s new JobStart policy. Yesterday, I announced that my government would provide a $10,000 cash payment to businesses for all additional new employees, giving small business owners greater confidence to hir…
Todd Muller · [email protected]
May 25, 2020 at 7:20 AM

Your Team

NationBuilder Dear John -- This afternoon I announced the line-up of New Zealand’s next government. New Zealand is facing perhaps the toughest time that almost anyone alive can remember. We are borrowing tens of billions of dollars to get us through this crisis.  There is only…
Todd Muller · [email protected]
May 23, 2020 at 12:44 AM

United and focused

NationBuilder Dear John --Yesterday afternoon I was elected as the Leader of the New Zealand National Party. Nikki Kaye was elected as the Deputy Leader.I’m incredibly humbled by this opportunity, and I want to assure you that I will give this job my all. I will work hard, wit…
Hon Jacqui Dean · [email protected]
May 15, 2020 at 1:27 AM

Level 2 Update

NationBuilder John -- It has now been over seven weeks since New Zealand entered lockdown. Together, we have played our part and there are now very low numbers of cases being reported each day alongside no new cases in the SDHB area since April 18 and no new cases in the South…
Simon Bridges · [email protected]
May 13, 2020 at 9:15 AM

A critical time for our country’s future

NationBuilder Dear John -- Moving into Level 2 restrictions tomorrow comes at a critical time for our country’s future. It’s a critical time for Kiwis who kept the faith to stamp out COVID-19, and it’s a critical time for the employers and small businesses who are keen to get …
Simon Bridges · [email protected]
May 6, 2020 at 8:19 AM

John, let's get NZ working again

NationBuilder Dear John -- First, I want to thank you for everything you are doing, and have done, to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Kiwis have done a great job self-isolating and social distancing and you can be proud that your efforts to stay home and save lives have done…
Simon Bridges · [email protected]
April 24, 2020 at 3:03 AM

Bridges Brief : April 2020

NationBuilder Dear John -- The last Bridges’ Brief was at the very beginning of New Zealand entering Alert Level 4, when we didn’t know how long we would be lockdown. During this time the Epidemic Response Committee has been meeting three times a week. The Committee has been a…
Hon Jacqui Dean · [email protected]
April 7, 2020 at 5:21 AM

COVID-19 Update

NationBuilder John -- You will notice that this newsletter looks a little different to normal and I’m sure you can guess why. Covid-19 has upended our world and all the ‘normals’ have gone out the window. Regular readers will know that my newsletter is usually full of article…
Simon Bridges · [email protected]
April 6, 2020 at 6:46 AM

John, the Epidemic Committee is meeting this week

NationBuilder Dear John -- The Epidemic Response Committee that I lead will reconvene this week (Tuesday to Thursday) to further examine the health and economic response to Covid-19 being taken by the Government. You can watch it live each day on my Facebook page by clicking h…
Simon Bridges · [email protected]
March 30, 2020 at 8:56 PM

Epidemic Response Committee

NationBuilder Dear John -- This week marks an important step in our constructive and principled approach to scrutinising the Government’s response to Covid-19. I believe the health and safety of our people is paramount, but Kiwis rightly have many questions about how decision…
Simon Bridges · [email protected]
March 26, 2020 at 9:04 AM

Stay home. Save lives.

NationBuilder Dear John -- I couldn’t be prouder of Kiwis when we unite together. We are in tough times, but it is that unity and strength that will get us through. There is no room for politics in a National Emergency, and we stand fundamentally with the Government to do all…
Simon Bridges · [email protected]
March 26, 2020 at 5:26 AM

Bridges Brief - March 2020 - Covid 19

NationBuilder Dear John -- A lot has changed since the last edition of the Bridges Brief. This month I discuss what it means to be at Level 4 of the Covid-19 alert system and the important role National will play as the country gets through this.  Read more of my March Bridge…
Simon Bridges · [email protected]
March 20, 2020 at 2:50 AM

Covid 19 - March 20th Update from Simon

NationBuilder Dear John  I understand many of you will be worried in light of recent events regarding Covid-19. The reality is that this is an unprecedented event and I don’t blame you for having concerns. But I encourage everyone to keep calm and follow advice from public hea…
Hon Jacqui Dean · [email protected]
March 20, 2020 at 2:33 AM

COVID-19 Update, I'm here to help you

NationBuilder John -- I know many of you are feeling anxious about the current coronavirus outbreak and have many queries and concerns. I am here to help and support you. Please feel free to contact me anytime on [email protected] or call me on 03 434 7325. I have…
Simon Bridges · [email protected]
February 13, 2020 at 7:50 AM

John, did you see tonight’s poll?

NationBuilder Dear John -- Under my leadership, National is focused on the issues that matter to everyday Kiwis. Like tackling a rising cost of living, actually delivering the roads our country needs, and ensuring New Zealanders are safe at home and in their communities. Tonig…
Simon Bridges · [email protected]
February 2, 2020 at 3:57 AM

John, I'm ruling out NZ First

NationBuilder Dear John --Today I’ve announced that, under my leadership, National will rule out working with New Zealand First to form a Government after the 2020 Election. I can’t trust New Zealand First, and I don’t believe New Zealanders can either.This Labour/Green/NZ Fir…
Hon Jacqui Dean · [email protected]
January 28, 2020 at 4:01 AM

235 days until the election - let's get ready!

NationBuilder John, Earlier today the Prime Minister announced that the election date will be on September 19. I am motivated to ensure that September 19 will be the day we can make this coalition government a one term government and make sure I can continue to work hard for t…
Simon Bridges · [email protected]
December 20, 2019 at 1:37 AM

Bridges Brief : December 2019

NationBuilder Dear John -- In this month’s Bridges Brief I look back on our achievements in 2019 and a trip for someone special to Parliament. Read more in my December Bridges Brief by clicking here. Wishing you a very merry Christmas, Simon This email was sent to x…
Hon Jacqui Dean · [email protected]
December 19, 2019 at 10:17 PM

Christmas Newsletter

NationBuilder John -- As I’m sure you are very much aware, there are just a few days left before the ham is carved, the crackers are pulled and the presents are opened, and I couldn’t let the occasion pass by without acknowledging all of you who read this newsletter each mont…
Paul Goldsmith · [email protected]
December 11, 2019 at 7:13 AM

Labour delivers deficit

NationBuilder John -- Today, the Treasury released the Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update. Here’s what Labour’s chaotic Coalition Government have delivered for New Zealand: Economic growth forecasts slashed. Budget deficit forecast for 2020. Broken their promise to run surp…
Simon Bridges · [email protected]
November 25, 2019 at 1:43 AM

Bridges Brief : November 2019

NationBuilder Dear John -- In this month’s Bridges Brief I catch up with Jennifer & Garth from Heilala Vanilla and Pat and his team at Bridge IT NZ, and it was my pleasure to attend the official opening of Accessible Properties brand new, fit for purpose, apartments on Cam…
Simon Bridges · [email protected]
November 13, 2019 at 8:15 AM

Education is a priority

NationBuilder Dear John -- Education is a priority for me. I come from a family of teachers and I’ve seen first-hand the difference it makes in the lives of Kiwis, both young and older, and the endless opportunities a good education can provide. What I’ve also seen in the Educ…
Hon Jacqui Dean · [email protected]
November 1, 2019 at 2:05 AM

September Newsleter

NationBuilder John -- Another busy month comes to a close! I can't believe it is November already, where has this year gone.   Recess earlier this month allowed me to get out and about around the electorate – one of the most enjoyable parts of my job. From Fairlie to Luggate a…
Hon Jacqui Dean · [email protected]
October 3, 2019 at 9:17 PM

September Newsleter

NationBuilder John -- It’s been quite a month. Farmers have been under the hammer in recent weeks, new freshwater proposals are set to costs communities, small business confidence continues to tank and all this at the hands of a Government that’s riding rough-shod over region…
Simon Bridges · [email protected]
September 30, 2019 at 11:30 PM

Thank you for signing up

NationBuilder John -- Thank you for signing up to receive updates from myself and the National Party. We are honoured to have you a part of our team. Supporters like you have always been our greatest strength. I am excited to have you on board and will get in contact soon! …
Hon Paula Bennett · [email protected]
September 30, 2019 at 11:30 PM

Thank you for signing up

NationBuilder John -- Thank you for signing up to receive updates from myself and the National Party. We are honoured to have you a part of our team. Supporters like you have always been our greatest strength. I am excited to have you on board and will get in contact soon! …