Phil Goff

Type: Person
Name: Phil Goff (Philip (Phil) Bruce Goff, Hon Phil Goff)
Title: Minister of Defence, Minister of Trade, Minister of Pacific Island Affairs, Associate Minister of Finance, Minister of Disarmament and Arms Control, and Associate Minister of Trade Negotiations
Organization: Government of New Zealand
Date of Birth: 22/06/1953
Place of Birth: Auckland, New Zealand
Nationality: New Zealand
Fact Sheet: Biography for Phil Goff
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 56 mins ago - 2 reports

Labour has rev-up before election

Labour Party leader David Cunliffe (AAP) Two months out from the election, and with its support in the polls languishing in the mid-20s, the Labour Party is giving itself yet another kick up the backside.Despite a series of solid policy announcements ... [Published 3 News - 56 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Polls prompt Labour shake-up

Two months out from the election, and with its support in the polls languishing in the mid-20s, the Labour Party is giving itself yet another kick up the backside.Despite a series of solid policy announcements over the last few weeks, Labour continues ... [Published MSN New Zealand - 3 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

'I'm not flimflamming'

Labour leader David Cunliffe says he is "not making light" of recent bad polls and insists his MPs are united behind him.A string of polls has put Labour support in the mid-20s and Cunliffe said this afternoon's caucus meeting, postponed to allow him ... [Published The Press NZ - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Political Report: Labour's popularity de ...

Photo:Deficits are something no political party likes and the problem for the Labour Party at the moment is that it has one; a popularity deficit.Its 27 percent result at the last election was the worst result it’d had in over 80 years and, at the time ... [Published Newstalk ZB - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Labour fails to fire up

Labour Party politicians and supporters will find plenty of cause for disquiet in the latest poll figures. Their failure to gel as a team should disquiet them, too. Rob Salmond, a party adviser, has acknowledged the latest Roy Morgan and Fairfax/Ipsos ... [Published Waikato Times - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Downhill puts Cunliffe on skids

Labour MPS are disgusted by leader David Cunliffe's skiing holiday just two months before the election and will question his work ethic at a caucus meeting on Tuesday, a senior party insider has told the Sunday Star-Times.As Labour hit a new polling low ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Goff Raises in Parliament Attacks on Ethnic Community

Labour’s ethnic affairs spokesperson Phil Goff raised in Parliament last week growing concern in the community about law and order and safety. It was, he said, the top issue raised with him at the recent political forum organised by the Indian Central ... [Published Indian Weekender - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Govt 'ducking for cover' - Goff

The Government has gone to ground in response to the woman at the centre of the Malaysian diplomat scandal speaking out and saying Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully should resign.Mr McCully is en route to Europe and Prime Minister John Key is out ... [Published 3 News - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

The real story behind John Key's darkest days as PM

OPINION: So the new book on John Key reveals his toughest time as prime minister emerged amid the furore over the teapot tape saga.I'm not surprised, election campaigns are brutal and only the tough survive. The weak and vulnerable get broken.This is ... [Published The Press NZ - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

Military Court of Appeal quashes convictions (Fuseworks)

The court martial and conviction of an SAS soldier for stealing and unlawful possession of service property was a disastrous mistake by the Defence Force, says Labour’s Defence spokesperson, Phil Goff.In a decision released today the soldier was acquitted ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 3 reports

Lifejackets contract award under investigation

The awarding of an $80,000 contract to service navy lifejackets to a company that Labour says has links with the air force is being investigated by the auditor-general.The interim contract was awarded to MilTech New Zealand in February after the Defence ... [Published The Press NZ - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Inability to sustain a deployment a National disgrace

Defence Force documents show there is real risk that the New Zealand Army could not deploy overseas for more than twelve months, says Labour’s Defence spokesperson, Phil Goff.“The inability of the Defence Force to sustain an overseas deployment is a total ... [Published New Zealand Labour - Jun 26 2014]

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Labour has rev-up before election [Published 3 News - 56 mins ago]
Cunliffe: 'I'm going to let people in' [Published The Press NZ - 2 hours ago]
Polls prompt Labour shake-up [Published MSN New Zealand - 3 hours ago]
'I'm not flimflamming' [Published The Press NZ - 15 hours ago]
Polls make Cunliffe rue holiday decision [Published MSN New Zealand - 15 hours ago]
Bob Dey Property Report diary, week 21-27 July ... [Published Bob Dey Property Report - Jul 20 2014]
Political Report: Labour's popularity de ... [Published Newstalk ZB - Jul 20 2014]
The legacy of Corporal Dougie Hughes [Published Gay NZ - Jul 20 2014]
Labour fails to fire up [Published Waikato Times - Jul 20 2014]
Downhill puts Cunliffe on skids [Published Taranaki Daily News - Jul 19 2014]
#NZ4GAZA: Thousands attend Pro-Palestine rally ... [Published Russia Today - Jul 19 2014]
Mana names Auckland candidates [Published Dominion Post - Jul 14 2014]
NZDF silent on action since soldier's death [Published Gay NZ - Jul 12 2014]
Unauthorised biography of David Cunliffe: The m... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 11 2014]
Cunliffe's centrist step a smart move [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 11 2014]
University restores three Symonds Street Mercha... [Published University of Auckland - Jul 11 2014]
Goff Raises in Parliament Attacks on Ethnic Com... [Published Indian Weekender - Jul 11 2014]
Govt 'ducking for cover' - Goff [Published 3 News - Jul 10 2014]
Cunliffe part of confused culture [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 07 2014]
Sorry, but ill-discipline still hounds Labour..... [Published Pundit - Jul 05 2014]
Cunliffe: No cabinet for Internet Mana [Published 3 News - Jul 05 2014]
Cunliffe: No top job for Internet-Mana [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 05 2014]
Story behind Cunliffe's biography [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 04 2014]
Sex offender watch to be indefinite [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 03 2014]
Mfat official takes blame for diplomat bungle [Published Taranaki Daily News - Jul 03 2014]
More questions over handling of diplomat incident [Published 3 News - Jul 03 2014]
Estimates Debate Completed [Published Scoop - Jul 02 2014]
Government under fire over 'epic' diplomat bungle [Published ONE News - Jul 02 2014]
Diplomat bungle a major embarrassment for Key G... [Published ONE News - Jul 02 2014]
What could go wrong for #TeamKey? [Published New Zealand Herald - Jun 30 2014]
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