Michael Woodhouse

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Michael Woodhouse said ( about Shane Jones ) : “Compared with a whopping $553.2m for the Northland region, home of Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones,” “The Government's PGF has been a politically driven lolly scramble with cash spread loosely. Northland has received 20 times the funding per person as the top of the South Island, or $3089 per person compared to just $152” External link

Stuff Tuesday, October 13, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse added : "There's $1 billion of fruit in Central Otago that could literally end up rotting on the ground" External link

nzherald Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said ( about Shane Jones ) : "The public is paying an extraordinary price for these sorts of initiatives, they need to know they're getting a return on that investment and at the moment, all they're doing is seeing Shane Jones wandering around cutting ribbons in places he thinks is going to be good for New Zealand First and as I say, the taxpayer deserves better than that," External link

newshub Monday, August 3, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "They have no idea how many jobs have been created and the reason is they didn't ask the applicants, so I think it's disingenuous to say that many jobs have been created and they're doing random surveys to pluck any sort of job number out of the air to make it look as if they've achieved an arbitrary goal," External link

newshub Monday, August 3, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "My focus is entirely on the next 10 weeks," External link

nzherald Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse told : "Let's just get through these couple of days first," External link

newstalkzb Tuesday, July 14, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said ( about Michelle Boag ) : "Michelle told me she received this information through her role with the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust and I was led to believe it was circulating among a number of other health agencies," External link

newstalkzb Friday, July 10, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : “If he deems it to be relevant I will cooperate fully with the Inquiry,” External link

Stuff Friday, July 10, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said ( about Michelle Boag ) : "Michelle told me she received this information through her role with the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust and I was led to believe it was circulating among a number of other health agencies," "I recognised that the information in those emails was private so I did not share it with anyone else and I subsequently deleted them" External link

nzherald Friday, July 10, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "This is unconscionable and unacceptable that those suffering from the incredibly dangerous virus now have to suffer further with their private details being leaked," "The Government needs to get to the bottom of this, and quickly" External link

nzherald Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "This is unconscionable and unacceptable that those suffering from the incredibly dangerous virus now have to suffer further with their private details being leaked," External link

nzherald Tuesday, July 7, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "This is unconscionable and unacceptable that those suffering from the incredibly dangerous virus now have to suffer further with their private details being leaked," "The Government needs to get to the bottom of this, and quickly" External link

newstalkzb Tuesday, July 7, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "This is unconscionable and unacceptable that those suffering from the incredibly dangerous virus now have to suffer further with their private details being leaked," "The Government needs to get to the bottom of this, and quickly" External link

nzherald Tuesday, July 7, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "To be honest I cannot really remember it, and I don't think an eight-year-old photo is a burning issue of the day," External link

newstalkzb Sunday, July 5, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "He hadn't come back from overseas, he just joined the back of the queue two weeks ago, and spent a fortnight getting three square meals and a bath every day on the Government," External link

newshub Friday, June 26, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "the buck stops with the minister" External link

Stuff Thursday, June 25, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : “He just joined the back of the queue two weeks ago, and spent a fortnight getting three square meals and a bath every day on the government,” “It just shows what a shambles this thing is … it’s not actually rocket science” External link

aap-au Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "We're way past that. I think he's, he's a dead man walking now" External link

Stuff Wednesday, June 24, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : “These are absolutely appalling lapses in judgement and process that have lead to the risk that the virus comes back into the community much, much greater,” External link

Stuff Tuesday, June 23, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "These are absolutely appalling lapses in judgement and process that have lead to the risk that the virus comes back into the community much, much greater," External link

nzherald Tuesday, June 23, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "These are absolutely appalling lapses in judgement and process that have led to the risk that the virus comes back into the community much, much greater," External link

newshub Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "He just joined the back of the queue two weeks ago, and spent a fortnight getting three square meals and a bath every day on the government," "It just shows what a shambles this thing is ... it's not actually rocket science" External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "He just joined the back of the queue two weeks ago, and spent a fortnight getting three square meals and a bath every day on the government," "It just shows what a shambles this thing is ... it's not actually rocket science" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, June 23, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "He just joined the back of the queue two weeks ago, and spent a fortnight getting three square meals and a bath every day on the government," "It just shows what a shambles this thing is ... it's not actually rocket science" External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, June 23, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "One of the five-star hotels housed a homeless person for a couple of weeks under the pretense that it was someone who came back from overseas. When the person was ready for discharge, he was asked for a forwarding address, only to tell the official that he didn't have one - because he was homeless," External link

nzherald Tuesday, June 23, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "One of the five-star hotels housed a homeless person for a couple of weeks under the pretence that it was someone who came back from overseas. When the person was ready for discharge, he was asked for a forwarding address, only to tell the official that he didn't have one - because he was homeless," External link

newshub Tuesday, June 23, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The Prime Minister teased the contact tracing app as an alternative to giving your details to a business, but the Ministry of Health has admitted it is not a substitute for signing a contact tracing register at a restaurant," External link

newshub Sunday, June 21, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Otherwise that tremendous effort that Kiwis put in is going to go to waste," External link

newshub Saturday, June 20, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse told : “He hadn’t come back from overseas, he just joined the back of the queue two weeks ago, and spent a fortnight getting three square meals and a bath every day,” External link

aap-au Friday, June 19, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : “They called on acquaintances who they were in close contact with and that was rewarded with even more close contact – a kiss and a cuddle” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, June 19, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : “They called on acquaintances who they were in close contact with and that was rewarded with even more close contact – a kiss and a cuddle” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse told : "He hadn't come back from overseas, he just joined the back of the queue two weeks ago, and spent a fortnight getting three square meals and a bath every day," External link

bordermail Thursday, June 18, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : “If I was the minister this wouldn’t have happened,” External link

guardian Thursday, June 18, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse told : "He hadn't come back from overseas, he just joined the back of the queue two weeks ago, and spent a fortnight getting three square meals and a bath every day on the government," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:33:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : “If I was the minister this wouldn’t have happened,” External link

guardian Thursday, June 18, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse told : "One of the five-star hotels housed a homeless person for a couple of weeks under the pretense that it was someone who came back from overseas. When the person was ready for discharge, he was asked for a forwarding address, only to tell the official that he didn't have one - because he was homeless," External link

nzherald Thursday, June 18, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Last night I received information from a reliable but confidential source that the story of an uninterrupted trip from Auckland to Wellington was not accurate" External link

nzherald Thursday, June 18, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "They did become disorientated and lost their way coming out of Auckland and needed help to get on the right road," "They called on acquaintances who they were in close contact with and that was rewarded with even more close contact - a kiss and a cuddle" External link

Stuff Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The reality is that we wouldn't be having this conversation and the public would not know the truth about this journey had I not done what I had done," "My job is to hold the Government to account, I'm not part of the cheerleading team" External link

Stuff Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "They did become disorientated and lost their way coming out of Auckland and needed help to get on the right road," "They called on acquaintances who they were in close contact with and that was rewarded with even more close contact - a kiss and a cuddle" External link

newshub Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Last night I received information from a reliable but confidential source that the story of an uninterrupted trip from Auckland to Wellington was not accurate" External link

newstalkzb Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse says : "We were told we had the testing, tracing and quarantining system in place - clearly they're not being followed in the way the Ministry [of Health] said they would" External link

nzherald Wednesday, June 17, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse says : "We were told we had the testing, tracing and quarantining system in place - clearly they're not being followed in the way the Ministry [of Health] said they would" External link

nzherald Wednesday, June 17, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The Prime Minister teased the contact tracing app as an alternative to giving your details to a business, but the Ministry of Health has admitted it is not a substitute for signing a contact tracing register at a restaurant," External link

newshub Friday, May 22, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said ( about Rob Muldoon ) : "I would go so far as to compare the Prime Minister to Rob Muldoon. She is Rob Muldoon with slogans and kindness," External link

Stuff Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "I'm old enough to remember carless days, wage and price freezes, reducing the road speed limit from 100 kilometres to 80 kilometres per hour - SMPs—by an executive that rode roughshod over this parliamentary process," "Even they pale into comparison with the influence and executive fiat that is being exerted on this country by this bill. I am, frankly, astounded that a Government that purports to be open and transparent, to be kind, and to give the country, the public, the credit for the amazing work that they have done, still increases further and further into their freedoms and their lives" External link

Stuff Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "We have lost six football fields from a hospital footprint which was, by the best estimates, the minimum footprint that an effective tertiary-level hospital would need," External link

nzherald Saturday, April 18, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "a decent hospital will cost more" External link

nzherald Saturday, April 18, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "We appear to be nickel-and-diming a testing regime, even for people who've been in close contact with people who've had the virus," External link

nzherald Monday, March 16, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse responded : "Has he ever been in a moshpit?" External link

newshub Thursday, March 12, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : “I haven't heard those comments, but the National Party view is that panic buying isn't necessary or appropriate,” External link

tvnz Thursday, March 5, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "This is a big issue and the public needs clear and concise information to ensure panic doesn't set in. The Minister needs to get this under control," External link

Stuff Thursday, March 5, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The focus should be on ensuring travellers are screened properly at the border regardless of the country they've come from or the carrier they have used," External link

Stuff Friday, January 31, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The focus should be on ensuring travellers are screened properly at the border regardless of the country they've come from or the carrier they have used," External link

Stuff Friday, January 31, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The Government was very slow out of the blocks to respond to this and they haven't been taking a sufficiently precautionary approach to this," External link

Stuff Friday, January 31, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "We know it's in New South Wales and Victoria... There will be a number of Chinese nationals who will be arriving in New Zealand who haven't flown directly from [China]. Particularly from Wuhan, where there are flights to Sydney, and a number of those will be travelling on to New Zealand," External link

Stuff Sunday, January 26, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "It's not too late - there are steps that can be taken to manage this risk and hopefully prevent the virus from coming into New Zealand, if it isn't here already," External link

newshub Sunday, January 26, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "When they arrived at Auckland Airport, they were expecting to be screened and have information provided to them - there was none. I understand there is a small amount of information in Chinese at Auckland Airport, but of course we live in a global world," External link

newshub Sunday, January 26, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "I think that heightened the risk, and it reinforced the need to take the measures that this government hasn't taken. There are Wuhan to Sydney flights and we have flights coming from Sydney to nearly every international airport in New Zealand," "The reality is people from Wuhan will be planning to travel to New Zealand right now and we should be screening them" External link

newshub Thursday, January 23, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Given Chinese New Year celebrations are nearly upon us, large numbers of expected international visitors, combined with large gatherings, increases the risk of the virus arriving in New Zealand and spreading," External link

nzherald Thursday, January 23, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse says ( about David Clark ) : "The Government has promised much and delivered little on health, resulting in delays, deficits and denials for New Zealanders who need healthcare," "Health Minister David Clark is putting DHBs in a parlous financial position through sheer incompetence" External link

voxy Friday, January 17, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "I think there is a a greater level of urgency about this," "A ministerial inquiry can have terms of reference that are very very broad, and can also work on a time frame that would give us the answer to that key question of whether there is a causal link between the drug switch and the deaths, much sooner perhaps than a coronial inquiry could" External link

Stuff Friday, January 3, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "I think there is a greater level of urgency about this," "A ministerial inquiry can have terms of reference that are very very broad, and can also work on a time frame that would give us the answer to that key question of whether there is a causal link between the drug switch and the deaths, much sooner perhaps than a coronial inquiry could" External link

newshub Thursday, January 2, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "For one, they had put their CV forward not completely committed to the role and wanted to find out more about it through an interview. And that didn't happen," "That person may resign before getting going" External link

newstalkzb Tuesday, December 10, 2019 5:46:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "For one, they had put their CV forward not completely committed to the role and wanted to find out more about it through an interview. And that didn't happen," "That person may resign before getting going" External link

nzherald Tuesday, December 10, 2019 5:35:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "We need to be encouraging much more exercise at school," "The overwhelming majority of New Zealand school children are not doing the one hour of exercise a day that's prescribed and we also know that a third of them are now obese according to the measurements that we use" External link

newshub Sunday, December 8, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse says : "We do have a really big problem and that's manifesting itself in things like our pediatric diabetes rates and so on - so we really need to get our kids active," External link

newshub Sunday, December 8, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The Government has neither provided the funding they claimed they would nor set expectations for continued fiscal discipline," "The sustainability of New Zealand's public health system is at critical risk and the Government needs to immediately provide reassurances to New Zealanders" External link

newshub Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse asked : "I'm confused... so, when people my age die, your company ends, is that what you're saying?" External link

newshub Wednesday, August 28, 2019 4:36:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse added : "But, if you are effective in actively discouraging new users to your product, your company ends. That's the logical conclusion," External link

newshub Wednesday, August 28, 2019 4:36:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said ( about David Clark ) : "If Dr Clark knows how DHBs are doing financially, he should tell us. He's not being open or transparent," "It's now August and there's been no update on DHBs' finances since March," External link

Stuff Thursday, August 1, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "It seems to me he has information he has not released, even when he's asked to," "Because it's bad news and he wants to delay it as long as he can" External link

nzherald Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "I think it's a magnificent achievement and I think it behoves the Parliament and the health select committee to take the petition very seriously," External link

newshub Monday, July 1, 2019 5:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse asked ( about David Clark ) : "Has he seen a report of [Claudine] Johnstone's 8-year-old daughter, Lucy, telling her classmates in Australia: 'My dad talked to a man called David Clark. He promised if he was in government he would make cancer care in Aotearoa better, but he lied'?" External link

nzherald Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse says ( about David Clark ) : "The fact that 38,000 more people haven’t been able to afford GP visits on David Clark’s watch shows the reality of the financial barriers to healthcare are a long way from his lofty rhetoric," External link

voxy Thursday, May 23, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : “The other poignant feature of this for Dunedinites is, of course, the revelation that the evildoer lived among us — in my case, just three blocks away from my home,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, March 22, 2019 12:50:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "It's surreptitious - employers don't even know about it," External link

newshub Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Eight months into the latest fiscal year Dr Clark has yet to announce the approval of a single annual plan and he has stalled on releasing any financial details for the DHBs," "I call on Dr Clark to be honest with the New Zealand public about the situation and explain what he and his Government is going to do to stem the tide of neglect by them over the past 16 months" External link

nzherald Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "My sources in DHBs across the country say they are in a similar position. Indeed it is likely that the deficits of just three DHBs, Counties Manukau, Canterbury and Southern, will exceed the total deficits of the 20 DHBs in National's last full year in office," External link

nzherald Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "So you're into the ninth month of the financial year and you're working on a trajectory that's not supported by an approved annual plan?" External link

nzherald Wednesday, February 13, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Why was Sroubek's main supporter texting her directly to pass on his 'respect and praise' over the decision to allow Sroubek to stay in New Zealand in spite of Sroubek's criminal history and the fact he came here on a false passport?" External link

Stuff Friday, January 18, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Why was Sroubek's main supporter texting her directly to pass on his 'respect and praise' over the decision to allow Sroubek to stay in New Zealand in spite of Sroubek's criminal history and the fact he came here on a false passport?" External link

Stuff Friday, January 18, 2019 6:43:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse says : "Reports on the financial performance of DHBs are usually published regularly on the Ministry of Health website, however, in the seven months of this financial year, not a single report on a single month has been published," External link

voxy Friday, January 18, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The fact that Rick's public service has spanned more than 50 years speaks for itself," "From Vietnam, to Veterans' Affairs, he has served New Zealand with impeccable honour and loyalty" External link

nzherald Monday, December 31, 2018 7:21:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse says : "It's a very significant amount of money, and taxpayers have a right to know if it's money well spent," External link

newshub Wednesday, December 12, 2018 11:40:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The views of those asked to write the report are well known. If the Housing Minister wants to read them he can look them up," External link

nzherald Sunday, November 26, 2017 5:44:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "These changes are designed to strike the right balance ... and encourage employers to take on more Kiwis and invest in the training to upskill them" External link

nzherald Monday, November 6, 2017 2:30:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse : "I'd call that historical analytics but let's not split hairs" External link

nzherald Friday, September 15, 2017 1:03:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse : "The system doesn't predict, it looks backwards and says what is the history of the claimants that have had those conditions in the past" External link

nzherald Friday, September 15, 2017 1:03:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse says : "To be able to get out and clear the head, have a good run around is lovely. I must confess that the exercise regime has been a bit neglected in the last few weeks. That's really important actually, and that we eat well and sleep well. So being a part of this has actually been a bit therapeutic for me too. " External link

nzherald Thursday, September 14, 2017 7:02:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "As a rugby player and referee I have seen how important it is for everyone involved in the game to know to warm-up properly and use appropriate techniques in situations such as scrums to prevent injury," External link

nzherald Thursday, March 2, 2017 7:09:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "This is a place of religion, a house of God, and I don't think it's appropriate that people get wrestled to the ground and taken out in a church," External link

nzherald Thursday, February 16, 2017 5:07:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "It's time these people did the right thing and met the obligations they signed up to when they took out their student loan," External link

Stuff Thursday, December 15, 2016 9:10:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The Government is committed to ensuring our tax administration is fit for purpose and meets the needs of modern New Zealand" External link

www.tax-news Wednesday, December 14, 2016 7:07:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "A lot has changed in the way individuals and businesses engage with the tax system since the last comprehensive review of our tax administration settings in the early 90s. That is why we are undertaking extensive consultation to ensure the TAA is simple and workable for all New Zealanders," External link

www.tax-news Wednesday, December 14, 2016 7:07:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "If we continue to get aggressive tax planning and tax arbitrage I won't rule out - I wouldn't call it the nuclear option, but the stronger option - a diverted profits tax," External link

nzherald Tuesday, December 13, 2016 9:21:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse says : "If we overreach in our attempts to claw back from multi-national companies," External link

nzherald Tuesday, December 13, 2016 9:21:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : “The government believes there is an opportunity to rebalance this towards growth-oriented investments,” External link

scmp Thursday, December 8, 2016 12:03:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The government believes there is an opportunity to rebalance this towards growth-oriented investments," External link

reuters Wednesday, December 7, 2016 11:52:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Many investors tend to move into growth focused investments as they become more familiar with the New Zealand environment. These changes will encourage them to do so earlier in the process while incentivizing investments that deliver greater economic benefits for New Zealand," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, December 7, 2016 9:59:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "This is a difficult time for many in the Kaikoura region and those affected by the earthquakes should be looking after themselves and their families first and foremost, rather than worrying about not meeting their tax obligations" External link

www.tax-news Thursday, December 1, 2016 9:02:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "New Zealand officials have been working with other countries and the OECD to develop this unique instrument, which will enable New Zealand to quickly and efficiently strengthen our tax treaties against BEPS techniques," "BEPS is a global problem that this government is committed to addressing. The best way to do that is through a co-ordinated global response, which is why we are fully committed to the multilateral instrument" External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, November 28, 2016 11:04:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Many BEPS techniques rely on abuse of tax treaties, and the OECD/G20 BEPS Project has recommended a number of changes to further strengthen tax treaties multilaterally," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, November 28, 2016 11:04:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "It highlights overcharging [of interest] on the face of it, but it also highlights how difficult it might be to set an ebitda rule that works fairly for all," External link

nzherald Friday, November 25, 2016 10:14:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "This is a difficult time for many in the Kaikoura region and those affected by the earthquakes should be looking after themselves and their families first and foremost, rather than worrying about not meeting their tax obligations," "Following an order in council this morning, Inland Revenue will waive use of money interest when a person is prevented from paying on time as a result of the recent earthquakes" External link

nzherald Tuesday, November 22, 2016 12:36:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Yesterday was a PAYE filing date, but while people are trying to put their lives back in order, they shouldn't be worrying about missing filing dates if the quakes have prevented them from filing," "I'm also very pleased that IRD has announced discretions on income equalisation for farmers and fishers who are significantly affected by the earthquakes" External link

nzherald Tuesday, November 22, 2016 12:36:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said ( about River Mine ) : "I am advised that WorkSafe has no evidence that conditions at the drift of Pike River Mine are safe enough to explore a previously investigated stretch of the drift," External link

nzherald Sunday, November 13, 2016 7:25:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said ( about River Mine ) : "I am advised that WorkSafe has no evidence that conditions at the drift of Pike River Mine are safe enough to explore a previously investigated stretch of the drift," External link

nzherald Saturday, November 12, 2016 7:14:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said ( about River Mine ) : "I am advised that WorkSafe has no evidence that conditions at the drift of Pike River Mine are safe enough to explore a previously investigated stretch of the drift," External link

nzherald Friday, November 11, 2016 7:59:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The Government plans to release a discussion document early next year canvassing a number of options for addressing transfer pricing and permanent establishment avoidance. A diverted profits tax is one way to counter [that]," External link

nzherald Monday, October 24, 2016 4:31:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "In line with the tax policy process, the Government intends to release a discussion document early next year on proposed changes to our interest limitation rules," External link

nzherald Friday, October 21, 2016 9:16:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse added : “Raising the points will also prioritise access for higher-skilled SMC migrants, ensuring we strike the right balance between attracting skilled workers that allow companies to grow and managing demand in a period of strong growth,” External link

pina Wednesday, October 12, 2016 6:23:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Migrants make a valuable contribution to New Zealand both culturally and economically, and the government periodically reviews all our immigration settings to make sure they are working as intended," "Today's announcement demonstrates the government is taking a responsible, pragmatic approach to managing immigration" External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, October 11, 2016 9:28:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "I have been concerned about the quality of some of parent category visa applications and the commitments that have been made by both them and their children about support, wherein after gaining residency they are not in a position to sustain themselves," External link

nzherald Tuesday, October 11, 2016 6:24:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Migrants make a valuable contribution to New Zealand both culturally and economically, and the Government periodically reviews all our immigration settings to make sure they are working as intended," External link

Stuff Tuesday, October 11, 2016 4:41:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Increasing the points required to gain residence from 140 to 160 will moderate the growth in applications in the Skilled Migrant Category and enable us to lower the overall number of migrants gaining residence," "Changes to the Family Category, including temporarily closing the Parent Category to new applications, will also reduce the total number of migrants being granted residence" External link

nzherald Tuesday, October 11, 2016 4:08:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse added : "Raising the points will also prioritise access for higher-skilled SMC migrants, ensuring we strike the right balance between attracting skilled workers that allow companies to grow and managing demand in a period of strong growth," External link

nzherald Tuesday, October 11, 2016 4:08:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Collecting GST from the growing volume of online sales across borders has been an issue of growing concern for some time, so the passing of this legislation marks a very important first step. Currently New Zealand providers are at an unfair disadvantage because they must apply GST to their services, whereas overseas providers do not. This creates an unfair playing field which this legislation will eliminate" External link

www.tax-news Wednesday, October 5, 2016 9:04:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister51.07%EN08/24/201724/08/2017
immigration minister36.65%EN08/24/201724/08/2017
mp0.78%EN08/19/201719/08/2017
acc minister0.19%EN05/22/201722/05/2017
relations minister3.31%EN04/21/201721/04/2017
minister of immigration2.53%EN04/19/201719/04/2017
minister of foreign affairs0.39%EN01/18/201718/01/2017
ministre néo-zélandais du budget0.19%FR11/28/201628/11/2016
ministre des affaires étrangères et européennes0.58%FR09/27/201627/09/2016
ministre de l’ immigration0.39%FR09/27/201627/09/2016
ministre néo-zélandais de l' immigration0.39%FR09/16/201616/09/2016
immigration spokesman0.19%EN07/07/201607/07/2016
spokesman0.19%EN07/07/201607/07/2016
minister for immigration0.19%EN06/16/201616/06/2016
associate transport minister2.92%EN04/22/201422/04/2014
Names Lang Count
Michael WoodhouseEN93.64%
Michael WoodhouseFR6.36%
Michael WoodhouseES0.00%


 
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Judith Collins said ( about Michael Woodhouse ) : "Occasionally it's been used - I have to say - that finance portfolio, as something of a political prize. To me, this is far too serious to be treated like that," "In both Andrew and Michael I've got people who have very sound - not just economic - but accounting credentials. They know how to add things up... these are things that I think are really important" External link

newshub Monday, November 16, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Judith Collins said ( about Michael Woodhouse ) : "Michael did not release the information and I think that that's good that he didn't," "He understands that and he is, I think, a top performer in the Parliament and in the National Party" External link

newshub Thursday, July 16, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Judith Collins said ( about Michael Woodhouse ) : "I think the matter has now been resolved and Michael supports that decision," External link

newshub Thursday, July 16, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Judith Collins said ( about Michael Woodhouse ) : “I’ll be talking to Michael today and then we will make a call on that,” External link

Stuff Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:49:00 AM EAT

Judith Collins said ( about Michael Woodhouse ) : “I’ll be talking to Michael today and then we will make a call on that,” External link

Stuff Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Winston Peters said ( about Michael Woodhouse ) : "We are all waiting in this country - all five million of us - to know the facts behind that allegation, Mr Woodhouse when are we going to hear it?" External link

tvnz Thursday, June 25, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Richard Prosser says ( about Michael Woodhouse ) : "Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse appeared confused when questioned in Parliament today, at first confirming the system was working but later saying he wouldn’t be surprised if it wasn’t. National is not taking this seriously," External link

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Michael Woodhouse said ( about Shane Jones ) : “Compared with a whopping $553.2m for the Northland region, home of Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones,” “The Government's PGF has been a politically driven lolly scramble with cash spread loosely. Northland has received 20 times the funding per person as the top of the South Island, or $3089 per person compared to just $152” External link

Stuff Tuesday, October 13, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse added : "There's $1 billion of fruit in Central Otago that could literally end up rotting on the ground" External link

nzherald Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said ( about Shane Jones ) : "The public is paying an extraordinary price for these sorts of initiatives, they need to know they're getting a return on that investment and at the moment, all they're doing is seeing Shane Jones wandering around cutting ribbons in places he thinks is going to be good for New Zealand First and as I say, the taxpayer deserves better than that," External link

newshub Monday, August 3, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "They have no idea how many jobs have been created and the reason is they didn't ask the applicants, so I think it's disingenuous to say that many jobs have been created and they're doing random surveys to pluck any sort of job number out of the air to make it look as if they've achieved an arbitrary goal," External link

newshub Monday, August 3, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "My focus is entirely on the next 10 weeks," External link

nzherald Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse told : "Let's just get through these couple of days first," External link

newstalkzb Tuesday, July 14, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said ( about Michelle Boag ) : "Michelle told me she received this information through her role with the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust and I was led to believe it was circulating among a number of other health agencies," External link

newstalkzb Friday, July 10, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : “If he deems it to be relevant I will cooperate fully with the Inquiry,” External link

Stuff Friday, July 10, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said ( about Michelle Boag ) : "Michelle told me she received this information through her role with the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust and I was led to believe it was circulating among a number of other health agencies," "I recognised that the information in those emails was private so I did not share it with anyone else and I subsequently deleted them" External link

nzherald Friday, July 10, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "This is unconscionable and unacceptable that those suffering from the incredibly dangerous virus now have to suffer further with their private details being leaked," "The Government needs to get to the bottom of this, and quickly" External link

nzherald Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "This is unconscionable and unacceptable that those suffering from the incredibly dangerous virus now have to suffer further with their private details being leaked," External link

nzherald Tuesday, July 7, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "This is unconscionable and unacceptable that those suffering from the incredibly dangerous virus now have to suffer further with their private details being leaked," "The Government needs to get to the bottom of this, and quickly" External link

newstalkzb Tuesday, July 7, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "This is unconscionable and unacceptable that those suffering from the incredibly dangerous virus now have to suffer further with their private details being leaked," "The Government needs to get to the bottom of this, and quickly" External link

nzherald Tuesday, July 7, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "To be honest I cannot really remember it, and I don't think an eight-year-old photo is a burning issue of the day," External link

newstalkzb Sunday, July 5, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "He hadn't come back from overseas, he just joined the back of the queue two weeks ago, and spent a fortnight getting three square meals and a bath every day on the Government," External link

newshub Friday, June 26, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "the buck stops with the minister" External link

Stuff Thursday, June 25, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : “He just joined the back of the queue two weeks ago, and spent a fortnight getting three square meals and a bath every day on the government,” “It just shows what a shambles this thing is … it’s not actually rocket science” External link

aap-au Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "We're way past that. I think he's, he's a dead man walking now" External link

Stuff Wednesday, June 24, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : “These are absolutely appalling lapses in judgement and process that have lead to the risk that the virus comes back into the community much, much greater,” External link

Stuff Tuesday, June 23, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "These are absolutely appalling lapses in judgement and process that have lead to the risk that the virus comes back into the community much, much greater," External link

nzherald Tuesday, June 23, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "These are absolutely appalling lapses in judgement and process that have led to the risk that the virus comes back into the community much, much greater," External link

newshub Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "He just joined the back of the queue two weeks ago, and spent a fortnight getting three square meals and a bath every day on the government," "It just shows what a shambles this thing is ... it's not actually rocket science" External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "He just joined the back of the queue two weeks ago, and spent a fortnight getting three square meals and a bath every day on the government," "It just shows what a shambles this thing is ... it's not actually rocket science" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, June 23, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "He just joined the back of the queue two weeks ago, and spent a fortnight getting three square meals and a bath every day on the government," "It just shows what a shambles this thing is ... it's not actually rocket science" External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, June 23, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "One of the five-star hotels housed a homeless person for a couple of weeks under the pretense that it was someone who came back from overseas. When the person was ready for discharge, he was asked for a forwarding address, only to tell the official that he didn't have one - because he was homeless," External link

nzherald Tuesday, June 23, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "One of the five-star hotels housed a homeless person for a couple of weeks under the pretence that it was someone who came back from overseas. When the person was ready for discharge, he was asked for a forwarding address, only to tell the official that he didn't have one - because he was homeless," External link

newshub Tuesday, June 23, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The Prime Minister teased the contact tracing app as an alternative to giving your details to a business, but the Ministry of Health has admitted it is not a substitute for signing a contact tracing register at a restaurant," External link

newshub Sunday, June 21, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Otherwise that tremendous effort that Kiwis put in is going to go to waste," External link

newshub Saturday, June 20, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse told : “He hadn’t come back from overseas, he just joined the back of the queue two weeks ago, and spent a fortnight getting three square meals and a bath every day,” External link

aap-au Friday, June 19, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : “They called on acquaintances who they were in close contact with and that was rewarded with even more close contact – a kiss and a cuddle” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, June 19, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : “They called on acquaintances who they were in close contact with and that was rewarded with even more close contact – a kiss and a cuddle” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse told : "He hadn't come back from overseas, he just joined the back of the queue two weeks ago, and spent a fortnight getting three square meals and a bath every day," External link

bordermail Thursday, June 18, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : “If I was the minister this wouldn’t have happened,” External link

guardian Thursday, June 18, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse told : "He hadn't come back from overseas, he just joined the back of the queue two weeks ago, and spent a fortnight getting three square meals and a bath every day on the government," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:33:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : “If I was the minister this wouldn’t have happened,” External link

guardian Thursday, June 18, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse told : "One of the five-star hotels housed a homeless person for a couple of weeks under the pretense that it was someone who came back from overseas. When the person was ready for discharge, he was asked for a forwarding address, only to tell the official that he didn't have one - because he was homeless," External link

nzherald Thursday, June 18, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Last night I received information from a reliable but confidential source that the story of an uninterrupted trip from Auckland to Wellington was not accurate" External link

nzherald Thursday, June 18, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "They did become disorientated and lost their way coming out of Auckland and needed help to get on the right road," "They called on acquaintances who they were in close contact with and that was rewarded with even more close contact - a kiss and a cuddle" External link

Stuff Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The reality is that we wouldn't be having this conversation and the public would not know the truth about this journey had I not done what I had done," "My job is to hold the Government to account, I'm not part of the cheerleading team" External link

Stuff Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "They did become disorientated and lost their way coming out of Auckland and needed help to get on the right road," "They called on acquaintances who they were in close contact with and that was rewarded with even more close contact - a kiss and a cuddle" External link

newshub Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Last night I received information from a reliable but confidential source that the story of an uninterrupted trip from Auckland to Wellington was not accurate" External link

newstalkzb Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse says : "We were told we had the testing, tracing and quarantining system in place - clearly they're not being followed in the way the Ministry [of Health] said they would" External link

nzherald Wednesday, June 17, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse says : "We were told we had the testing, tracing and quarantining system in place - clearly they're not being followed in the way the Ministry [of Health] said they would" External link

nzherald Wednesday, June 17, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The Prime Minister teased the contact tracing app as an alternative to giving your details to a business, but the Ministry of Health has admitted it is not a substitute for signing a contact tracing register at a restaurant," External link

newshub Friday, May 22, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said ( about Rob Muldoon ) : "I would go so far as to compare the Prime Minister to Rob Muldoon. She is Rob Muldoon with slogans and kindness," External link

Stuff Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "I'm old enough to remember carless days, wage and price freezes, reducing the road speed limit from 100 kilometres to 80 kilometres per hour - SMPs—by an executive that rode roughshod over this parliamentary process," "Even they pale into comparison with the influence and executive fiat that is being exerted on this country by this bill. I am, frankly, astounded that a Government that purports to be open and transparent, to be kind, and to give the country, the public, the credit for the amazing work that they have done, still increases further and further into their freedoms and their lives" External link

Stuff Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "We have lost six football fields from a hospital footprint which was, by the best estimates, the minimum footprint that an effective tertiary-level hospital would need," External link

nzherald Saturday, April 18, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "a decent hospital will cost more" External link

nzherald Saturday, April 18, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "We appear to be nickel-and-diming a testing regime, even for people who've been in close contact with people who've had the virus," External link

nzherald Monday, March 16, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse responded : "Has he ever been in a moshpit?" External link

newshub Thursday, March 12, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : “I haven't heard those comments, but the National Party view is that panic buying isn't necessary or appropriate,” External link

tvnz Thursday, March 5, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "This is a big issue and the public needs clear and concise information to ensure panic doesn't set in. The Minister needs to get this under control," External link

Stuff Thursday, March 5, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The focus should be on ensuring travellers are screened properly at the border regardless of the country they've come from or the carrier they have used," External link

Stuff Friday, January 31, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The focus should be on ensuring travellers are screened properly at the border regardless of the country they've come from or the carrier they have used," External link

Stuff Friday, January 31, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The Government was very slow out of the blocks to respond to this and they haven't been taking a sufficiently precautionary approach to this," External link

Stuff Friday, January 31, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "We know it's in New South Wales and Victoria... There will be a number of Chinese nationals who will be arriving in New Zealand who haven't flown directly from [China]. Particularly from Wuhan, where there are flights to Sydney, and a number of those will be travelling on to New Zealand," External link

Stuff Sunday, January 26, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "It's not too late - there are steps that can be taken to manage this risk and hopefully prevent the virus from coming into New Zealand, if it isn't here already," External link

newshub Sunday, January 26, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "When they arrived at Auckland Airport, they were expecting to be screened and have information provided to them - there was none. I understand there is a small amount of information in Chinese at Auckland Airport, but of course we live in a global world," External link

newshub Sunday, January 26, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "I think that heightened the risk, and it reinforced the need to take the measures that this government hasn't taken. There are Wuhan to Sydney flights and we have flights coming from Sydney to nearly every international airport in New Zealand," "The reality is people from Wuhan will be planning to travel to New Zealand right now and we should be screening them" External link

newshub Thursday, January 23, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Given Chinese New Year celebrations are nearly upon us, large numbers of expected international visitors, combined with large gatherings, increases the risk of the virus arriving in New Zealand and spreading," External link

nzherald Thursday, January 23, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse says ( about David Clark ) : "The Government has promised much and delivered little on health, resulting in delays, deficits and denials for New Zealanders who need healthcare," "Health Minister David Clark is putting DHBs in a parlous financial position through sheer incompetence" External link

voxy Friday, January 17, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "I think there is a a greater level of urgency about this," "A ministerial inquiry can have terms of reference that are very very broad, and can also work on a time frame that would give us the answer to that key question of whether there is a causal link between the drug switch and the deaths, much sooner perhaps than a coronial inquiry could" External link

Stuff Friday, January 3, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "I think there is a greater level of urgency about this," "A ministerial inquiry can have terms of reference that are very very broad, and can also work on a time frame that would give us the answer to that key question of whether there is a causal link between the drug switch and the deaths, much sooner perhaps than a coronial inquiry could" External link

newshub Thursday, January 2, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "For one, they had put their CV forward not completely committed to the role and wanted to find out more about it through an interview. And that didn't happen," "That person may resign before getting going" External link

newstalkzb Tuesday, December 10, 2019 5:46:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "For one, they had put their CV forward not completely committed to the role and wanted to find out more about it through an interview. And that didn't happen," "That person may resign before getting going" External link

nzherald Tuesday, December 10, 2019 5:35:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "We need to be encouraging much more exercise at school," "The overwhelming majority of New Zealand school children are not doing the one hour of exercise a day that's prescribed and we also know that a third of them are now obese according to the measurements that we use" External link

newshub Sunday, December 8, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse says : "We do have a really big problem and that's manifesting itself in things like our pediatric diabetes rates and so on - so we really need to get our kids active," External link

newshub Sunday, December 8, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The Government has neither provided the funding they claimed they would nor set expectations for continued fiscal discipline," "The sustainability of New Zealand's public health system is at critical risk and the Government needs to immediately provide reassurances to New Zealanders" External link

newshub Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse asked : "I'm confused... so, when people my age die, your company ends, is that what you're saying?" External link

newshub Wednesday, August 28, 2019 4:36:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse added : "But, if you are effective in actively discouraging new users to your product, your company ends. That's the logical conclusion," External link

newshub Wednesday, August 28, 2019 4:36:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said ( about David Clark ) : "If Dr Clark knows how DHBs are doing financially, he should tell us. He's not being open or transparent," "It's now August and there's been no update on DHBs' finances since March," External link

Stuff Thursday, August 1, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "It seems to me he has information he has not released, even when he's asked to," "Because it's bad news and he wants to delay it as long as he can" External link

nzherald Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "I think it's a magnificent achievement and I think it behoves the Parliament and the health select committee to take the petition very seriously," External link

newshub Monday, July 1, 2019 5:58:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse asked ( about David Clark ) : "Has he seen a report of [Claudine] Johnstone's 8-year-old daughter, Lucy, telling her classmates in Australia: 'My dad talked to a man called David Clark. He promised if he was in government he would make cancer care in Aotearoa better, but he lied'?" External link

nzherald Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse says ( about David Clark ) : "The fact that 38,000 more people haven’t been able to afford GP visits on David Clark’s watch shows the reality of the financial barriers to healthcare are a long way from his lofty rhetoric," External link

voxy Thursday, May 23, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : “The other poignant feature of this for Dunedinites is, of course, the revelation that the evildoer lived among us — in my case, just three blocks away from my home,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, March 22, 2019 12:50:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "It's surreptitious - employers don't even know about it," External link

newshub Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Eight months into the latest fiscal year Dr Clark has yet to announce the approval of a single annual plan and he has stalled on releasing any financial details for the DHBs," "I call on Dr Clark to be honest with the New Zealand public about the situation and explain what he and his Government is going to do to stem the tide of neglect by them over the past 16 months" External link

nzherald Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "My sources in DHBs across the country say they are in a similar position. Indeed it is likely that the deficits of just three DHBs, Counties Manukau, Canterbury and Southern, will exceed the total deficits of the 20 DHBs in National's last full year in office," External link

nzherald Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "So you're into the ninth month of the financial year and you're working on a trajectory that's not supported by an approved annual plan?" External link

nzherald Wednesday, February 13, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Why was Sroubek's main supporter texting her directly to pass on his 'respect and praise' over the decision to allow Sroubek to stay in New Zealand in spite of Sroubek's criminal history and the fact he came here on a false passport?" External link

Stuff Friday, January 18, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Why was Sroubek's main supporter texting her directly to pass on his 'respect and praise' over the decision to allow Sroubek to stay in New Zealand in spite of Sroubek's criminal history and the fact he came here on a false passport?" External link

Stuff Friday, January 18, 2019 6:43:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse says : "Reports on the financial performance of DHBs are usually published regularly on the Ministry of Health website, however, in the seven months of this financial year, not a single report on a single month has been published," External link

voxy Friday, January 18, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The fact that Rick's public service has spanned more than 50 years speaks for itself," "From Vietnam, to Veterans' Affairs, he has served New Zealand with impeccable honour and loyalty" External link

nzherald Monday, December 31, 2018 7:21:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse says : "It's a very significant amount of money, and taxpayers have a right to know if it's money well spent," External link

newshub Wednesday, December 12, 2018 11:40:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The views of those asked to write the report are well known. If the Housing Minister wants to read them he can look them up," External link

nzherald Sunday, November 26, 2017 5:44:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "These changes are designed to strike the right balance ... and encourage employers to take on more Kiwis and invest in the training to upskill them" External link

nzherald Monday, November 6, 2017 2:30:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse : "I'd call that historical analytics but let's not split hairs" External link

nzherald Friday, September 15, 2017 1:03:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse : "The system doesn't predict, it looks backwards and says what is the history of the claimants that have had those conditions in the past" External link

nzherald Friday, September 15, 2017 1:03:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse says : "To be able to get out and clear the head, have a good run around is lovely. I must confess that the exercise regime has been a bit neglected in the last few weeks. That's really important actually, and that we eat well and sleep well. So being a part of this has actually been a bit therapeutic for me too. " External link

nzherald Thursday, September 14, 2017 7:02:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "As a rugby player and referee I have seen how important it is for everyone involved in the game to know to warm-up properly and use appropriate techniques in situations such as scrums to prevent injury," External link

nzherald Thursday, March 2, 2017 7:09:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "This is a place of religion, a house of God, and I don't think it's appropriate that people get wrestled to the ground and taken out in a church," External link

nzherald Thursday, February 16, 2017 5:07:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "It's time these people did the right thing and met the obligations they signed up to when they took out their student loan," External link

Stuff Thursday, December 15, 2016 9:10:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The Government is committed to ensuring our tax administration is fit for purpose and meets the needs of modern New Zealand" External link

www.tax-news Wednesday, December 14, 2016 7:07:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "A lot has changed in the way individuals and businesses engage with the tax system since the last comprehensive review of our tax administration settings in the early 90s. That is why we are undertaking extensive consultation to ensure the TAA is simple and workable for all New Zealanders," External link

www.tax-news Wednesday, December 14, 2016 7:07:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "If we continue to get aggressive tax planning and tax arbitrage I won't rule out - I wouldn't call it the nuclear option, but the stronger option - a diverted profits tax," External link

nzherald Tuesday, December 13, 2016 9:21:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse says : "If we overreach in our attempts to claw back from multi-national companies," External link

nzherald Tuesday, December 13, 2016 9:21:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : “The government believes there is an opportunity to rebalance this towards growth-oriented investments,” External link

scmp Thursday, December 8, 2016 12:03:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The government believes there is an opportunity to rebalance this towards growth-oriented investments," External link

reuters Wednesday, December 7, 2016 11:52:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Many investors tend to move into growth focused investments as they become more familiar with the New Zealand environment. These changes will encourage them to do so earlier in the process while incentivizing investments that deliver greater economic benefits for New Zealand," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, December 7, 2016 9:59:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "This is a difficult time for many in the Kaikoura region and those affected by the earthquakes should be looking after themselves and their families first and foremost, rather than worrying about not meeting their tax obligations" External link

www.tax-news Thursday, December 1, 2016 9:02:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "New Zealand officials have been working with other countries and the OECD to develop this unique instrument, which will enable New Zealand to quickly and efficiently strengthen our tax treaties against BEPS techniques," "BEPS is a global problem that this government is committed to addressing. The best way to do that is through a co-ordinated global response, which is why we are fully committed to the multilateral instrument" External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, November 28, 2016 11:04:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Many BEPS techniques rely on abuse of tax treaties, and the OECD/G20 BEPS Project has recommended a number of changes to further strengthen tax treaties multilaterally," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, November 28, 2016 11:04:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "It highlights overcharging [of interest] on the face of it, but it also highlights how difficult it might be to set an ebitda rule that works fairly for all," External link

nzherald Friday, November 25, 2016 10:14:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "This is a difficult time for many in the Kaikoura region and those affected by the earthquakes should be looking after themselves and their families first and foremost, rather than worrying about not meeting their tax obligations," "Following an order in council this morning, Inland Revenue will waive use of money interest when a person is prevented from paying on time as a result of the recent earthquakes" External link

nzherald Tuesday, November 22, 2016 12:36:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Yesterday was a PAYE filing date, but while people are trying to put their lives back in order, they shouldn't be worrying about missing filing dates if the quakes have prevented them from filing," "I'm also very pleased that IRD has announced discretions on income equalisation for farmers and fishers who are significantly affected by the earthquakes" External link

nzherald Tuesday, November 22, 2016 12:36:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said ( about River Mine ) : "I am advised that WorkSafe has no evidence that conditions at the drift of Pike River Mine are safe enough to explore a previously investigated stretch of the drift," External link

nzherald Sunday, November 13, 2016 7:25:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said ( about River Mine ) : "I am advised that WorkSafe has no evidence that conditions at the drift of Pike River Mine are safe enough to explore a previously investigated stretch of the drift," External link

nzherald Saturday, November 12, 2016 7:14:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said ( about River Mine ) : "I am advised that WorkSafe has no evidence that conditions at the drift of Pike River Mine are safe enough to explore a previously investigated stretch of the drift," External link

nzherald Friday, November 11, 2016 7:59:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "The Government plans to release a discussion document early next year canvassing a number of options for addressing transfer pricing and permanent establishment avoidance. A diverted profits tax is one way to counter [that]," External link

nzherald Monday, October 24, 2016 4:31:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "In line with the tax policy process, the Government intends to release a discussion document early next year on proposed changes to our interest limitation rules," External link

nzherald Friday, October 21, 2016 9:16:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse added : “Raising the points will also prioritise access for higher-skilled SMC migrants, ensuring we strike the right balance between attracting skilled workers that allow companies to grow and managing demand in a period of strong growth,” External link

pina Wednesday, October 12, 2016 6:23:00 PM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Migrants make a valuable contribution to New Zealand both culturally and economically, and the government periodically reviews all our immigration settings to make sure they are working as intended," "Today's announcement demonstrates the government is taking a responsible, pragmatic approach to managing immigration" External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, October 11, 2016 9:28:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "I have been concerned about the quality of some of parent category visa applications and the commitments that have been made by both them and their children about support, wherein after gaining residency they are not in a position to sustain themselves," External link

nzherald Tuesday, October 11, 2016 6:24:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Migrants make a valuable contribution to New Zealand both culturally and economically, and the Government periodically reviews all our immigration settings to make sure they are working as intended," External link

Stuff Tuesday, October 11, 2016 4:41:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Increasing the points required to gain residence from 140 to 160 will moderate the growth in applications in the Skilled Migrant Category and enable us to lower the overall number of migrants gaining residence," "Changes to the Family Category, including temporarily closing the Parent Category to new applications, will also reduce the total number of migrants being granted residence" External link

nzherald Tuesday, October 11, 2016 4:08:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse added : "Raising the points will also prioritise access for higher-skilled SMC migrants, ensuring we strike the right balance between attracting skilled workers that allow companies to grow and managing demand in a period of strong growth," External link

nzherald Tuesday, October 11, 2016 4:08:00 AM EAT

Michael Woodhouse said : "Collecting GST from the growing volume of online sales across borders has been an issue of growing concern for some time, so the passing of this legislation marks a very important first step. Currently New Zealand providers are at an unfair disadvantage because they must apply GST to their services, whereas overseas providers do not. This creates an unfair playing field which this legislation will eliminate" External link

www.tax-news Wednesday, October 5, 2016 9:04:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister51.07%EN08/24/201724/08/2017
immigration minister36.65%EN08/24/201724/08/2017
mp0.78%EN08/19/201719/08/2017
acc minister0.19%EN05/22/201722/05/2017
relations minister3.31%EN04/21/201721/04/2017
minister of immigration2.53%EN04/19/201719/04/2017
minister of foreign affairs0.39%EN01/18/201718/01/2017
ministre néo-zélandais du budget0.19%FR11/28/201628/11/2016
ministre des affaires étrangères et européennes0.58%FR09/27/201627/09/2016
ministre de l’ immigration0.39%FR09/27/201627/09/2016
ministre néo-zélandais de l' immigration0.39%FR09/16/201616/09/2016
immigration spokesman0.19%EN07/07/201607/07/2016
spokesman0.19%EN07/07/201607/07/2016
minister for immigration0.19%EN06/16/201616/06/2016
associate transport minister2.92%EN04/22/201422/04/2014
Names Lang Count
Michael WoodhouseEN93.64%
Michael WoodhouseFR6.36%
Michael WoodhouseES0.00%


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Judith Collins said ( about Michael Woodhouse ) : "Occasionally it's been used - I have to say - that finance portfolio, as something of a political prize. To me, this is far too serious to be treated like that," "In both Andrew and Michael I've got people who have very sound - not just economic - but accounting credentials. They know how to add things up... these are things that I think are really important" External link

newshub Monday, November 16, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Judith Collins said ( about Michael Woodhouse ) : "Michael did not release the information and I think that that's good that he didn't," "He understands that and he is, I think, a top performer in the Parliament and in the National Party" External link

newshub Thursday, July 16, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Judith Collins said ( about Michael Woodhouse ) : "I think the matter has now been resolved and Michael supports that decision," External link

newshub Thursday, July 16, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Judith Collins said ( about Michael Woodhouse ) : “I’ll be talking to Michael today and then we will make a call on that,” External link

Stuff Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:49:00 AM EAT

Judith Collins said ( about Michael Woodhouse ) : “I’ll be talking to Michael today and then we will make a call on that,” External link

Stuff Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Winston Peters said ( about Michael Woodhouse ) : "We are all waiting in this country - all five million of us - to know the facts behind that allegation, Mr Woodhouse when are we going to hear it?" External link

tvnz Thursday, June 25, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Richard Prosser says ( about Michael Woodhouse ) : "Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse appeared confused when questioned in Parliament today, at first confirming the system was working but later saying he wouldn’t be surprised if it wasn’t. National is not taking this seriously," External link

FIS Sunday, February 19, 2017 12:46:00 AM EAT