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ENG: Philip Bruce Goff (born 22 June 1953) is the Member of the New Zealand Parliament for Mount Roskill. During the Fifth Labour Government, in office from 1999 to 2008, he served in a number of ministerial portfolios, including Minister of Defence of New Zealand, Minister of Corrections, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Minister for Disarmament and Arms Control and Associate Minister of Finance. He served as Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Labour Party between 11 November 2008 and 13 December 2011. Political career Goff had joined the Labour Party in 1969, the same year he left home, and held a number of administrative positions within the party. In the 1981 elections, Goff stood for Parliament in the Roskill electorate, and was elected. Three years later, when ...
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Phil Goff reveals he has not given up hope‎

Phil Goff isn't sure whether he believes in God, so he doesn't pray. Has he felt like praying sometimes, though? The politician gets the point and laughs. "I think people are put on earth, or are on earth, to determine their own fate," he says. Forging his fate as opposition leader, of course, hasn't turned out so well. "Being leader of the Labour Party is a huge privilege," he says, leaning back in the sunshine. "But being leader of the opposition is a pain in the arse." The trouble is that one goes with the other. Goff still has a sense of humour after three years of grief. Perhaps you ...

Kiss and make up too late for ACT, says Goff

Labour leader Phil Goff says an apparent "kiss and make up" between ACT leader Rodney Hide and MP Heather Roy is too late for the party to redeem its image. After a week of messy disputes, Mr Hide and Mrs Roy have declared a truce. She returned to Parliament on Wednesday. Mr Hide had said she was "fragile" and might struggle to return to the party after being deposed as deputy leader by John Boscawen. The ACT caucus met again yesterday and pledged support for the leadership team. In front of the news media Mr Hide apologised for any distress his behaviour had caused Mrs Roy, and she ...

Goff slams

Labour leader Phil Goff is accusing the government of writing off high unemployment, as the price New Zealand has to pay to recover from the recession. But Finance Minister Bill English says saving, not spending, is the key to long-term economic health."If people were rushing back to the shops and the housing market then I would be a bit concerned that New Zealanders hadn't got the message," English told TVNZ's Q + A programme. "Well to some extent it is because a lot of those jobs were dependent on this credit-fuelled economy that we had, particularly from 2005 onwards, and we are going ...

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New Zealand Parliament expresses sorrow at Mr Lee Kuan Yew's passing - The Straits Times
Channel News AsiaNew Zealand Parliament expresses sorrow at Mr Lee Kuan Yew's passingThe Straits TimesSpeaking after him was Labour Party leader and MP Phil Goff, who remembers as a 12-year-old seeing Mr Lee on television speaking about separation from Malaysia and how it was the first political speech that had left an impression on him. He added, in a ...Crowds brave heat and long wait to pay their final respectsTHE BUSINESS TIMESall 267 news articles »
MP Phil Goff 'seriously considering' running for Auckland mayoralty - Timaru Herald
Timaru HeraldMP Phil Goff 'seriously considering' running for Auckland mayoraltyTimaru HeraldFormer Labour leader Phil Goff is giving "serious consideration" to running for the Auckland mayoralty. His comments follow claims sitting mayor Len Brown has lost the support of some of his campaign team. Goff, the MP for Mt Roskill and Labour Party ...Goff seriously considering run for Auckland MayorNewstalk ZBLen Brown tight-lipped on campaign team's support3News NZall 8 news articles »
Phil Goff Interview On TV One's Q+A : “It doesn't take guts” - Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Phil Goff Interview On TV One's Q+A : “It doesn't take guts”Scoop.co.nz (press release)Labours Defence spokesperson Phil Goff told TV Ones Q+A programme that going to Iraq is a high-risk venture that is probably the least effective thing that we could do to stop ISIS.“That was an insult. It doesn't take guts; you've got to use your ...It doesn't take guts; you've got to use your common sense - GoffVoxyall 3 news articles »
Cameron Brewer hints at bid as Phil Goff eyes mayoralty - New Zealand Herald
Newstalk ZBCameron Brewer hints at bid as Phil Goff eyes mayoraltyNew Zealand HeraldCouncillor says he would be tempted by cohesive, well-funded right-wing grouping as Goff ponders options. Cameron Brewer said he has not completely ruled out standing for Auckland mayor. Photo / Michael Craig. Auckland councillor Cameron Brewer has ...Phil Goff 'approached by a wide variety of people' over Auckland mayoralty bidTVNZLittle backs Goff for MayorNewstalk ZBall 5 news articles »

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