Iain Lees-Galloway

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Name: Iain Lees-Galloway
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Campaign to enrol voters launched

A new campaign to encourage voting is being launched as statistics show Palmerston North has the third lowest rate of voter enrolment in the country.The Electoral Commission's campaign uses real people speaking from the heart about why voting matters ... [Published Manawatu Standard - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

New mayor possible by Xmas

If Jono Naylor is elected to Parliament, it's possible the election for his successor as Palmerston North mayor will happen this year.Naylor would need to resign before the official parliamentary election results were known in order to have an election ... [Published Manawatu Standard - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Candidate wants to stir public interest

Labour's candidate for Te Tai Hauauru is trying to tackle voter apathy by contacting everyone enrolled in his patch.That's no small task in a Maori electorate that stretches from Porirua and the Wairarapa up through Manawatu and Taranaki to Tokoroa.Adrian ... [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Labour pledges help with rates bills

Labour will look to ease the burden of rates bills on low-income earners if elected in September, a Manawatu Grey Power meeting has been told.About 20 Grey Power members met Palmerston North MP Iain Lees-Galloway and Labour's spokesperson for senior citizens ... [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

'Party vote only' logical tactic

In the 2011 election campaign a certain fence spoke volumes about how elections work under MMP.The fence belonged to Green Party candidate for Palmerston North Corrina Tucker.On it was a billboard calling for voters to give their party vote to the Greens, ... [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Farmers praise growth study

The launch of a Government-commissioned study investigating the region's economic growth capability is drawing praise from farmers.But Labour MP for Palmerston North Iain Lees-Galloway criticised the study, saying he would have thought that after six ... [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Region's growth 'no surprises'

The Government has released a report on Manawatu's economic strengths in an effort to encourage overseas investment in the region.But the eight-page document has not won praise from everyone, with Labour's MP for Palmerston North Iain Lees-Galloway saying ... [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

City's honour 'at stake' in debate

With the election looming, Iain Lees-Galloway will get some debating practice this Friday against a man who calls himself the "best debater in New Zealand".The Labour MP and veteran entertainer Gary McCormick are each leading teams in The Great Debate ... [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Labour MPs visit health centres

Labour MPs have been looking closely at the work of two groundbreaking Taranaki organisations as they formulate a vote-catching health policy.Associate health spokesman and Palmerston North MP Iain Lees-Galloway and list MP Andrew Little were both in ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Cunliffe part of confused culture

David Cunliffe hasn't done much in the past week to show he should be the man trusted to lead the country.Fresh from making weird statements about the calibre of his party's candidate for Palmerston North, his next move was to give a strange apology for ... [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

The battle for Palmerston North

In the red corner is David Cunliffe. In the blue corner is John Key. Lucy Townend reports as New Zealand's political heavyweights trade blows.A bun fight has broken out between New Zealand's two biggest political parties over Palmerston North, with the ... [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

A bridge to voters' hearts

Palmerston North has been touted as one of four electorates National is targeting to win at September's general election, but Labour incumbent Iain Lees-Galloway describes its attempts to woo voters as a joke.Prime Minister John Key said yesterday that ... [Published Manawatu Standard - Jun 30 2014]

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Lees-Galloway said that was a trend he had also noticed. "it's still a couple of months out from the election and a lot of people are only just starting to pay attention to it now."
"if they were really serious about regional development, then things would be a lot further progressed than writing a report and setting up a working group" Lees-Galloway said

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New mayor possible by Xmas [Published Manawatu Standard - 1 hour ago]
Campaign to enrol voters launched [Published Manawatu Standard - 1 hour ago]
Candidate wants to stir public interest [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 17 2014]
Labour pledges help with rates bills [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 15 2014]
Naylor given 50pc chance on website [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 14 2014]
'Party vote only' logical tactic [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 12 2014]
Farmers praise growth study [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 10 2014]
City's honour 'at stake' in debate [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 09 2014]
Region's growth 'no surprises' [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 09 2014]
Labour MPs visit health centres [Published Taranaki Daily News - Jul 08 2014]
Cunliffe part of confused culture [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 07 2014]
The battle for Palmerston North [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 04 2014]
Questions and Answers - July 1 [Published Scoop - Jul 01 2014]
A bridge to voters' hearts [Published Manawatu Standard - Jun 30 2014]
Poll shows opinion shift on cannabis [Published New Zealand Herald - Jun 27 2014]
Delegates will get hard word on campaign [Published New Zealand Herald - Jun 27 2014]
Vulnerable MPs under threat [Published The Press NZ - Jun 27 2014]
Every vote counts, says Naylor-backing Bennett [Published Manawatu Standard - Jun 24 2014]
Labour 'on track to fund Capital link' [Published Manawatu Standard - Jun 24 2014]
City MP moves up party list [Published Manawatu Standard - Jun 24 2014]
Women to the fore on Labour's 'talented' list [Published Nelson Mail - Jun 23 2014]
Women to the fore on Labour's 'talented' list [Published Taranaki Daily News - Jun 23 2014]
Labour pledges to fund Capital Connection [Published Timaru Herald - Jun 23 2014]
Labour will fund the Capital Connection [Published New Zealand Labour - Jun 23 2014]
Rising blue tide threat to MP [Published Manawatu Standard - Jun 20 2014]
Labour conference good for city - MP [Published Manawatu Standard - Jun 18 2014]
Legal-highs set to be banned [Published ONE News - May 06 2014]
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