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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…
Hon Scott Simpson · [email protected]
March 31, 2021 at 11:17 PM

Greetings from Coromandel MP Scott Simpson

NationBuilder Hi John Another Beach Hop is in the books and it was terrific to see Thames and Whangamata filled with classic cars and caravans, Elvis and Betty Boop impersonators, and visitors from across the country.  Noddy Watts and his team did a fantastic job to get the fe…
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 …
Nicola Willis · [email protected]
October 13, 2020 at 1:09 AM

My final election message for you

NationBuilder john -- Early voting is now open, and we need your vote.    Only National has the plan to get New Zealand and Wellington Central out of this economic and jobs crisis. I love Wellington and I want to see it thrive. I’m seeking your vote so I can help deliver the f…
Hon Amy Adams · [email protected]
October 11, 2020 at 11:38 PM

Final Update

NationBuilder Final update from Hon Amy Adams Hi John As this will be my final e-newsletter as your local Member of Parliament for Selwyn, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for the support you have shown me during the past 12 years. It has been a privilege…
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…
Hon Amy Adams · [email protected]
August 20, 2020 at 11:26 PM

August 2020 Update

NationBuilder August update from Hon Amy Adams Hi John 2020 has certainly been a very challenging year for us all as we navigate the uncertainties of a global pandemic and the havoc it is wreaking on personal freedoms, international economies and future prospects.  Covid-19 re…
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 Amy Adams · [email protected]
June 11, 2020 at 9:35 PM

June 2020 Update

NationBuilder June update from Hon Amy Adams Hi John As the days get shorter and colder and the nights get longer, many people have an instinct to stay indoors and hibernate. However, given that we have already spent many weeks in enforced hibernation as part of the Covid-19 r…
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 …
Nicola Willis · [email protected]
May 7, 2020 at 6:35 AM

📣 Lockdown Update #4

NationBuilder john -- It is now six weeks since New Zealand entered lockdown. Together we are beating COVID-19, with very low numbers of new cases being reported each day and only one active case in the Wellington region. We have begun a phased reduction in restrictions on act…
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 Amy Adams · [email protected]
April 22, 2020 at 2:09 AM

April 2020 Update

NationBuilder April update from Hon Amy Adams Hi John As the local MP for Selwyn, Anzac Day is normally a very busy day for me attending local commemorative services. Sadly but unavoidably these services will not be able to be held this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, altho…
Nicola Willis · [email protected]
April 20, 2020 at 3:51 AM

📣 Q&A with Steven Joyce TONIGHT

NationBuilder Dear john, Later today the Prime Minister will announce a decision as to whether NZ will leave level 4 lock-down for level 3. National will comment on that decision and its implications later tonight.  I know many of you are increasingly thinking about the econo…
Nicola Willis · [email protected]
April 8, 2020 at 5:06 AM

Update from Lockdown Week Two

NationBuilder Dear, john, As I write we are 13 days into the Covid-19 lockdown.  Here in NZ we have some cautious good news with a levelling-off of new COVID-19 cases, a good sign we are getting on top of the virus. National has supported the lock-down as a necessary measure t…
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…
Hon Amy Adams · [email protected]
March 29, 2020 at 8:04 PM

February 2020 Update

NationBuilder March update from Hon Amy Adams Hi John I know many of you will be feeling anxious about the health and livelihoods of your families and community at this time. I am fully supportive of the Government’s decision to elevate New Zealand’s alert level to Level 4 in …
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…
Nicola Willis · [email protected]
March 23, 2020 at 1:50 AM

🛑 ✋ COVID-19: It's time to stay home New Zealand.

NationBuilder Dear john, The PM has just announced we will in 48 hours move to "Level 4" in the Covid-19 alarm scale, the maximum amount of control to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Right now we have moved to "Level 3" meaning there is a heightened risk the virus will not …
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…
Hon Scott Simpson · [email protected]
March 20, 2020 at 1:56 AM

Greetings from Coromandel MP Scott Simpson

NationBuilder Dear John -- Many people are feeling worried about the health and livelihoods of family members and those in our local communities. It’s clear coming days, weeks and possibly months will be the most challenging most of us have ever seen. The impacts of this pand…