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 21 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 3 reports

Labour accuses Govt of 'penny pinching' with veterans' allowances

Phil Goff said National's refusal to implement a recommendation for a payment for funeral expenses was 'mean spirited and penny pinching.' Photo / Doug SherringLabour has accused the Government of "penny pinching" on the eve of World War I centenary events ... [Published New Zealand Herald - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Presentation outlines master plan for making Buffalo more bike friendly

Buffalo, already ranked as a bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Cyclists, is gearing up to get friendlier.Wheels started rolling for an update of the city’s Bicycle Facility Master Plan before a standing-room-only crowd ... [Published Buffalo News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

115,000 Kiwis get slate wiped clean

"An eligible individual may answer a question asked of them about their criminal record by stating that they have no criminal record. Furthermore, if a criminal record check is requested it will not show any convictions," Foley said.In some cases, individuals ... [Published Dominion Post - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Immigration policy change a must: Labour

A Labour government will undertake a major overhaul of New Zealand’s immigration system, says the main opposition party just two months out of the general election.Reacting to questions why new migrants were not able to secure jobs in New Zealand despite ... [Published Indian Weekender - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Note to MPs: Stay clothed

National MP Nick Smith has defended a throwaway comment he made about fat politicians.The comment was made when Smith was discussing his pledge to take a selfie dressed only in his togs if his electorate, Nelson, lost the Gigatown competition.Smith said ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

A week is a long time in politics

OPINION: One more week and time will be called on the 50th New Zealand Parliament.It has been a topsy-turvy three years since the last election.Labour has gone through two leaders - Phil Goff and David Shearer - and is up to its third, David Cunliffe. ... [Published The Press NZ - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 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 - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 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 - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

House Rises Debating Privilege

Article – ParliamentToday.co.nzThe Privileges Committee report on Question of privilege regarding use of intrusive powers within the parliamentary precinct was interrupted when the House rose and will resume at 9am tomorrow. Parliament rose at 10pm interrupting ... [Published Scoop - Jul 22 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 Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

More questions over handling of diplomat incident

'The buck stops with McCully' - GoffPolice have confirmed they will arrest the Malaysian diplomat charged with assaulting a Wellington woman as soon as he returns to New Zealand.The Malaysian government is sending him back to face the courts, a move which ... [Published 3 News - Jul 03 2014]

Quotes

"as veterans have said to me 'they'll give it to us when we are all bloody dead'" Goff said
"those who have benefitted from the sacrifices made by our parents and grandparents’ generation can surely acknowledge our debt to them by making this small gesture. in government, labour will move quickly to legislate to provide this payment to our veterans" , Phil Goff said

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Labour accuses Govt of 'penny pinching' with ve... [Published New Zealand Herald - 16 hours ago]
Labour would fund veterans' funerals [Published Timaru Herald - 20 hours ago]
Veterans short-changed by new Act - Goff (Fusew... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - 21 hours ago]
Presentation outlines master plan for making Bu... [Published Buffalo News - Jul 30 2014]
115,000 Kiwis get slate wiped clean [Published Dominion Post - Jul 29 2014]
115,000 Kiwis get slate wiped clean [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 29 2014]
Immigration policy change a must: Labour [Published Indian Weekender - Jul 28 2014]
Note to MPs: Stay clothed [Published Taranaki Daily News - Jul 28 2014]
Bob Dey Property Report diary, week 28 July-3 A... [Published Bob Dey Property Report - Jul 26 2014]
Opinion: Joyce reveals cruel wit from formidabl... [Published Otago Daily Times - Jul 25 2014]
A week is a long time in politics [Published The Press NZ - Jul 25 2014]
John Armstrong: Court jester Joyce impales Cunl... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 25 2014]
Opinion: Why is Cunliffe scared of Dotcom? [Published 3 News - Jul 24 2014]
4 Candidates under fire over holidays [Published Hawkes Bay Today - Jul 24 2014]
War pension available to more veterans [Published Maori Television - Jul 23 2014]
Labour Leader Under Fire for Holiday Amidst Har... [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 23 2014]
Maori Party negotiating right to the wire for v... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Jul 22 2014]
Labour has rev-up before election [Published 3 News - Jul 22 2014]
Cunliffe: 'I'm going to let people in' [Published The Press NZ - Jul 22 2014]
Polls prompt Labour shake-up [Published MSN New Zealand - Jul 22 2014]
House Rises Debating Privilege [Published Scoop - Jul 22 2014]
'I'm not flimflamming' [Published The Press NZ - Jul 22 2014]
Polls make Cunliffe rue holiday decision [Published MSN New Zealand - Jul 22 2014]
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]
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