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Budget increases taxes on those in need

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:48 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT regrets an enormous lost opportunity to cut tax for some of those most in need. Instead, the government has delivered those households a $1200 a year tax increase. More >>

Budget 2016 splashes out on fat corporate welfare cheques

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:30 pm | ACT New Zealand

Funding for $761 million in corporate welfare via 'Innovative New Zealand' is an insult to taxpayers, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

The biggest thing that’s not in the Budget

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 11:29 am | ACT New Zealand

Budget 2016 is National’s eighth Budget to ignore New Zealand’s largest fiscal problem, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Do you feel rich at $70K?

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 9:27 am | ACT New Zealand

People earning $70,000 aren’t rich, and shouldn’t be taxed as though they are, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Free Press: Tax Cuts

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 9:24 am | ACT New Zealand

David Seymour appeared on The Nation this weekend debating the Peter Dunne, the Greens, and the Maori Party. You can watch the full debate or read the transcript here . Supporters and opponents agree Seymour dominated the debate. More >>

ACT welcomes cross-party support for Partnership Schools

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 1:58 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT, National and the Maori Party have pledged to vote down Chris Hipkins’ Charter Schools Abolition Bill. More >>

Finally Labour gets it - Land supply is key to housing

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 2:48 pm | ACT New Zealand

It’s great to see Labour supporting ACT’s policy of removing the Auckland urban boundary, says ACT leader David Seymour. More >>

Free Press: ACT’s regular bulletin

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 9:11 am | ACT New Zealand

Campaigning from the Right, Governing from the Left In the past week National have announced they will not cut taxes before the election, when they could do so, but will campaign to cut taxes after the election. Who would trust them? ACT now stands ... More >>

'Hi-tech' funding is more corporate welfare

Monday, 16 May 2016, 1:16 pm | ACT New Zealand

Increased funding for the commercialisation of ‘new Kiwi hi-tech’ is just more corporate welfare, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

"Tomorrow, tomorrow, tomorrow” says Key on tax cuts

Monday, 16 May 2016, 12:40 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour says the Prime Minister lacks credibility on tax cuts. More >>

No tax cuts, no spine

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 1:54 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour is disappointed in the Government’s refusal to cut taxes this or next budget. More >>

Foreign buyer figures: National must denounce land tax

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 4:24 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour is calling on National to denounce its proposed land tax in the wake of figures showing low numbers of foreign house buyers. More >>

Free Press: ACT’s regular bulletin

Monday, 9 May 2016, 10:51 am | ACT New Zealand

Window Washers Traffic light window washers exist in every city. Whangarei, for instance, had a much-loved guy who wore a Santa suit and gave his takings to charity at Christmas time. The Police Pounce Last week the police started arresting them ... More >>

Picking electric winners too simple, Simon

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 3:33 pm | ACT New Zealand

“It’s disappointing to see National picking winners for political benefits rather than environmental ones,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “They’ve distorted practically every government department’s treatment of vehicles to favour one type ... More >>

MPs dodge assisted dying debate

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 5:34 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour is deeply disappointed at certain National MPs’ choice to veto debate on the End of Life Choice Bill. More >>

ACT’s regular bulletin: Do as We Say

Monday, 2 May 2016, 4:29 pm | ACT New Zealand

Once again the Green Party has topped parliament for air travel expenses. At an average of $6,490 per MP, they edged out the Labour Party. The Nats averaged $5,342 each, NZ First MPs $5,291 and ACT $5,777. None of the Greens are Ministers or electorate ... More >>

Auckland Transport needs to get back in its box

Friday, 29 April 2016, 4:02 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour is encouraging mayoral candidate Vic Crone’s stand on political billboards. Crone has been forbidden by Auckland Transport to use billboard sites for her campaign by Auckland Transport, even though the sites have already ... More >>

Free Press: 26th April 2016

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 9:51 am | ACT New Zealand

This week Free Press honours those who lost their lives so that we might live in a free society. Those who made the ultimate sacrifice, those who served in conflict, and those who continue to serve in the New Zealand Defence Force. Water We are bombarded ... More >>

National breaking tax promises

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 12:43 pm | ACT New Zealand

The introduction of a land tax would be a broken promise, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Funding policy to blame for Corelli school liquidation

Friday, 22 April 2016, 11:01 am | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour has criticised the unfair playing field for private schools in response to the liquidation of Corelli International Academic School of the Arts. More >>

 

 

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