Louise Upston

Two down, how many more to go? PM Bill English considers his options

Strong steer for English on minister most deserving of demotion

Fri 16 Dec 1

With Foss and McCully already having fallen on their swords, which cabinet minister do readers believe should get the chop: Brownlee, Smith or Upston? With readers' poll result.

Sam Lotu-Iiga (RNZ)

English cabinet reshuffle: one down, how many to go?

Tue 13 Dec 11

Sam Lotu-Iiga's statement says he is standing down “for a variety of reasons”

Land Information Minister Louise Upston

Shanghai Maling bid to buy Silver Fern Farms stake under consideration by Upston, Bennett

Tue 13 Sep 15

Louise Upston and Paula Bennett received the documentation from the Overseas Investment Office last week

Women’s affairs minister Louise Upston

Rebound required


The government overall has been looking battered, slow-witted and more than a bit out of touch.

POSSIBLE POLICIES: The National Party’s meeting in Christchurch may see an announcement on something for the earthquake-recovering city – or on gender issues as Women’s Affairs Minister Louise Upston expands the campaign for more directorships for women

Order Paper: Rebound required

Fri 1 Jul

Watch for policy goodies at this weekend’s National Party conference

Land Information Minister Louise Upston

UPDATE: The ball is in Shanghai Maling’s court, government says

Mon 20 Jun 5

OIO still waiting for information on Silver Fern deal with deadline 10 days away. 


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