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Grey Power: This is about your grandchildren

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 2:26 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour is disappointed to read of Grey Power’s opposition to addressing the sustainability of NZ Super. More >>

Free Press

Monday, 2 March 2015, 2:57 pm | ACT New Zealand

Only Businessman Robin Grieve, an orchardist and health and safety consultant, is the only Northland by-election candidate who’s supporting himself in the private sector. “A council bureaucrat, a career politician, a district councillor, and ... More >>

A simple question for Winston Peters: Where do you live?

Friday, 27 February 2015, 4:17 pm | ACT New Zealand

"Winston Peters has set a new record, being economical with the truth only hours into his campaign," claims Northland ACT candidate Robin Grieve. More >>

Northland doesn't need yesterday's man

Friday, 27 February 2015, 3:41 pm | ACT New Zealand

"It's great that Winston Peters is finally taking an interest in Northland. But frankly we don’t need yesterday’s ideas from yesterday’s men in our region," ACT Northland candidate Robin Grieve said today. More >>

Seymour Speech [21/2/15]: Our classical liberal tribe

Friday, 27 February 2015, 1:48 pm | ACT New Zealand

It’s a pleasure and honour to speak with you as Act Leader in our Party’s 20th year of parliamentary representation. More >>

On petrol pricing and calls for enquiries

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 5:18 pm | ACT New Zealand

Labour MP Stuart Nash recently called for a parliamentary inquiry into petrol prices. National MPs in the finance and expenditure select committee voted against such an enquiry. They were right to do so. More >>

Seymour to party leaders: Let’s cooperate on NZ Super

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 1:23 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour has called for meetings to discuss the possibility of a referendum to determine the future structure of New Zealand Super. More >>

Seymour challenges leaders to support Super referendum

Monday, 23 February 2015, 10:47 am | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour closed his speech to the party’s annual conference by challenging political leaders to support a referendum process to determine the future of New Zealand’s superannuation system. More >>

ACT announces candidate for Northland by-election

Monday, 16 February 2015, 3:19 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Party President John Thompson is pleased to announce Robin Grieve as ACT's candidate for this year's Northland by-election. "ACT is energised and refreshed after the 2014 campaign," said Thompson. More >>

Debate on Prime Minister's Statement

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 12:27 pm | ACT New Zealand

One of the benefits of being a younger member of the House is that sometimes you can learn a thing or two from some of the older members of the House, and from one, who may be the oldest of all, we got three very good questions. More >>

Free Press 10/2/15

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 11:14 am | ACT New Zealand

12 Days Until ACT Conference: New Zealand the Way You Want It Registrations are well ahead of schedule from last year. ACT is resurgent. However ACT supporters are notorious last-minute registrants. You can see the program on our website. If you ... More >>

Free Press 30/1/15

Friday, 30 January 2015, 1:20 pm | ACT New Zealand

This month is an inflection point. It begins a political year and a parliamentary term. From a front row seat in parliament, we rate the parties’ chances. More >>

Nice rhetoric in Little's speech – pity about the details

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 3:13 pm | ACT New Zealand

This morning the new Labour Leader gave his first state of the nation speech – a chance to see the new direction, if any, that Labour is taking. As they say, talk is cheap, and this speech was bargain basement. More >>

Newsletter - Free Press

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 3:45 pm | ACT New Zealand

Welcome to the first ever edition of Free Press , ACT’s new regular bulletin. If you’re wondering why you’ve received this, we’ve used the same mailing list as Richard Prebble’s classic The Letter , and hope we can stimulate you in the ... More >>

ACT welcomes commitment to RMA reform

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 9:08 am | ACT New Zealand

ACT welcomes commitment to RMA reform Press release: ACT New Zealand January 22, 2015. 8:20am More >>

ACT welcomes taxi law review

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 5:14 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour welcomes Craig Foss’ prompt call to review taxi and private car hire regulations, announced today. More >>

Taxi regulations threaten entrepreneurship and innovation

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 5:01 pm | ACT New Zealand

“Smartphone-based taxi technology has provided greater choice for New Zealand consumers, but in some cases could prove illegal under current transport regulations,” said ACT Leader David Seymour today. More >>

A year of inequality debate

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 12:47 pm | ACT New Zealand

Inequality and poverty issues were big news this past year. The English version of Thomas Piketty’s book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, was published in April. It provided an impressive collection of historical data on trends in wealth distribution. More >>

Celebrate volunteers by opposing regulatory burden

Friday, 5 December 2014, 9:18 am | ACT New Zealand

On International Volunteers Day New Zealand politicians must consider their responsibility in tackling the regulatory burden faced by the voluntary sector, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Car ban for mountains problematic, out of the blue

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 3:50 pm | ACT New Zealand

The planned ban on car access to Auckland’s volcanoes is out of the blue and undemocratic, says ACT Leader and Epsom MP David Seymour. More >>

 

 

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