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ACT welcomes important progress for our trading nation

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 9:36 am | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour welcomed New Zealand’s signing of the TPP agreement, freeing up trade amongst the twelve signatory countries across Asia and the Pacific. More >>

Free Press 5/10/15

Monday, 5 October 2015, 5:32 pm | ACT New Zealand

Google vs the PPTA The PPTA teachers’ union has held its annual conference with the usual combative ‘70s trade union style rhetoric. We needn’t repeat it here because it is predictable enough: life and death struggle, good and evil, et cetera. ... More >>

New ocean sanctuary welcome, but compensation important

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 1:11 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of an Ocean Sanctuary in the Kermadec region, but says the government must consider the costs imposed on private businesses. More >>

Free Press

Monday, 28 September 2015, 12:33 pm | ACT New Zealand

Stating Our Values Serial migrator Oliver Hartwich of the New Zealand Initiative has lived in Germany, England, Australia and New Zealand. He observes that all countries put migrants through the wringer with endless forms before they can become residents ... More >>

Red Peak inclusion may help rescue referendum

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 4:37 pm | ACT New Zealand

Red Peak’s inclusion in the flag referendum may help save the referendum process, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Free Press 21/9/15

Monday, 21 September 2015, 4:39 pm | ACT New Zealand

New Zealanders Watch Rugby at Pub – World Keeps Turning The first few games have been watched in pubs across the country. It turns out New Zealanders are not a nation of irresponsible orangutans after all. We’re thoroughly decent people who know ... More >>

Come on Labour, step up to the plate

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 5:22 pm | ACT New Zealand

"The Prime Minister has given Labour the chance to have the Red Peak flag added to the flag shortlist, which over 50,000 people want," says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Everybody take a deep breath

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 12:50 pm | ACT New Zealand

“The Prime Minister has opened the door to adding the Red Peak flag to the options for the flag referendum,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Andrew Little intends to table a Bill adding Red Peak to the list of options, but wants to change the structure ... More >>

Free Thoughts - The Flag Referendum and Red Peak

Monday, 14 September 2015, 4:44 pm | ACT New Zealand

The first round of the flag referendum is almost upon us, and at last there is some genuine interest in the process. But the flag generating all the interest is not on the shortlist. More >>

Successful talks bring fairer PPL to pre-term babies

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 1:19 pm | ACT New Zealand

Successful talks between ACT Leader David Seymour and Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse have yielded extended paid parental leave for parents of pre-term babies. More >>

Free Press ACT’s regular bulletin

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 8:15 am | ACT New Zealand

As reported last week, Maori electorate Labour MPs Kelvin Davis and Peeni Henare broke ranks to attend a Partnership School fundraiser. We call them real Labour MPs because they side with former Education Minister and Prime Minister Peter Fraser’s ... More >>

Free Press: Popular Measure Passes

Monday, 31 August 2015, 4:53 pm | ACT New Zealand

Popular Measure Passes ACT’s Bill to extend pub and club licensing hours has passed into law in time for the Rugby World Cup. Parliament voted for the Bill five-votes-to-one so that people will be able to watch the rugby when games (held in the UK) fall outside ... More >>

Auckland Council must stop coveting neighbours’ assets

Friday, 28 August 2015, 2:48 pm | ACT New Zealand

“It is incredibly arrogant, even by their standards, for Auckland Council to include the Auckland Energy Consumer Trust in its asset review as a ‘potential’ asset,” says Epsom MP David Seymour. More >>

Nanny state retreats

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 12:05 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour will bring his Rugby World Cup Bill back to Parliament this afternoon, and expects it to pass into law today. More >>

Free Press 24/8/15

Monday, 24 August 2015, 5:32 pm | ACT New Zealand

The Green Party have jumped all over suggestions that Destiny Church will make a third application to operate a Partnership School after two failed attempts. The Greens have always been the most authoritarian party, knowing a right way to live ... More >>

Avoid another Solid Energy – sell Landcorp farms now

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 1:39 pm | ACT New Zealand

Landcorp’s dismal performance shows that the government should wind down the company’s asset base, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Free Press - August 18 2015

Tuesday, 18 August 2015, 11:55 am | ACT New Zealand

Last week the Government announced a new round of Partnership School applications. Interested parties who would like to run a Partnership School have until October 30 to submit their proposal for running a new school. They should have an innovative ... More >>

Solid Energy – lessons unlearnt

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 2:12 pm | ACT New Zealand

New Zealand should learn from the Solid Energy fiasco, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

ACT successfully introduces RWC Bill

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 3:18 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour has welcomed the Green Party’s swift turnaround on his Rugby World Cup opening hours Bill. More >>

Greens urged to let Parliament decide on RWC Bill

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 12:53 pm | ACT New Zealand

The Greens have been given a second chance to allow Parliament to consider a Bill relaxing venue opening restrictions during Rugby World Cup games. ACT Leader David Seymour will reintroduce his Bill to the House today. More >>



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