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ACT Leader Dr Jamie Whyte calls Dame Susan Devoy to resign

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 10:10 am | ACT New Zealand

Dame Susan Devoy has responded to my speech calling for racial equality by publicly condemning it as “grotesque and inflammatory". More >>

We need a civilised discussion about racial law

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 10:19 am | ACT New Zealand

Yesterday I published the speech that I gave to the ACT Party Waikato Conference on Saturday. It concerned a fundamental principle of Western civilisation. More >>

ACT Candidate for Epsom delighted by second endorsement

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 1:57 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Candidate for Epsom delighted by second endorsement David Seymour, ACT Candidate for Epsom 29/07/2014 More >>

Spat between Minister Smith and Fish and Game overdue - ACT

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 1:08 pm | ACT New Zealand

With the latest spat between Minister Nick Smith and Fish and Games Bryce Johnston hitting fever pitch, ACT Primary Industry Spokesman Don Nicolson says a review of the Fish and Game legislation will be an ACT ambition in the next parliament. More >>

ACT Speech to Waikato Conference: Race has no place in law

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 12:47 pm | ACT New Zealand

David Cunliffe recently apologised to a Women’s Refuge symposium: “I don't often say it – I'm sorry for being a man … because family and sexual violence is overwhelmingly perpetrated by men.” The Prime Minister accused Cunliffe of being insincere. Maybe ... More >>

We are going to campaign harder

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 10:42 am | ACT New Zealand

“It was great news to learn that John Key says I am his recommendation for Epsom. While the Prime Minister is an important person and he is my pick to remain Prime Minister, John Key is just one voter. I am not going to stop my old fashioned door-knocking ... More >>

The Letter: Key Gives Nod for Seymour in Epsom

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 9:13 am | ACT New Zealand

This afternoon the PM acknowledged the importance of Epsom to National’s re-election prospects when said he wanted National’s supporters in Epsom to vote for ACT’S David Seymour. We always thought David could win Epsom, for which he has been campaigning ... More >>

Honesty for Taxpayers

Friday, 25 July 2014, 9:09 am | ACT New Zealand

ACT has a new proposal to make our democracy more accountable. The proposal may seem small but it could be the most significant idea in this election. More >>

Three Strikes: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 3:48 pm | ACT New Zealand

Crime is on the decline, not just in New Zealand but across the Western World. More >>

ACT announces Jamie Whyte as Pakuranga candidate

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 9:11 am | ACT New Zealand

Dr Whyte was elected ACT Leader in February. Since then he has been travelling around the country meeting New Zealanders and talking about ACT’s key messages of low, flat tax, cutting green tape, getting tough on crime, and “one country, one law.” More >>

Whyte calls on Craig to name his flat tax rate

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 9:10 am | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader Jamie Whyte has hit out at Colin Craig for failing to name his party's suggested flat tax rate. "Page 9 of The Press today is an advertisement for Colin Craig’s Conservative Party and their policy of having two rates of income ... More >>

The Letter 21 July 2014

Monday, 21 July 2014, 4:46 pm | ACT New Zealand

All tax and spend ; Do not add up ; Bad economics ; We have moved to the left ; Being in government was a mistake More >>

Greens Promote Crony Capitalism

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 2:49 pm | ACT New Zealand

The Greens plan to give $1 billion to companies if they for it research and development (R&D). More >>

Economic ignorance on display again by Winston Peters

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 5:05 pm | ACT New Zealand

Jenny Shipley, a former prime minister of New Zealand, has accepted a position on the board of CCB New Zealand, a wholly owned subsidiary of the China Construction Bank. More >>

Politicians, Favours and Immigration

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 12:36 pm | ACT New Zealand

Today the Herald ran a story about Kim Dotcom’s residency application which suggested that political pressure had been applied in his favour. Who knows the truth in this case? More >>

ACT announces Dr Ron Smith as Hamilton East candidate

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 3:51 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader Dr Jamie Whyte is pleased to announce Dr Ron Smith as ACT's candidate for Hamilton East. Dr Smith was formerly the Director of Defence and Strategic Studies at the University of Waikato and has written extensively on international affairs, ... More >>

The Letter 14/07/2014: 60 Days to Go

Monday, 14 July 2014, 5:04 pm | ACT New Zealand

National in the Pundit Poll of Polls has broken 50%. Labour has dipped below 30%. In the month prior to the last election both major parties saw their support drop – National to 47% and Labour to just 27%, where it now is. As Labour dropped the ... More >>

Cold Comfort for Victims of Burglary

Monday, 14 July 2014, 1:43 pm | ACT New Zealand

The New Zealand Herald yesterday revealed that Counties Manukau Police have altered their records to misrepresent the number of burglaries committed between 2009 and 2012. They have understated the number of burglaries in their area by 700. More >>

ACT announces Party List to contest 2014 election

Sunday, 13 July 2014, 2:39 pm | ACT New Zealand

“This list represents all the best elements of the ACT Party,” says ACT President John Thompson. “It blends young talent and experienced leaders, all outstanding in their fields of expertise and all sharing ACT’s vision of a free and prosperous ... More >>

Taxes and Votes

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 2:17 pm | ACT New Zealand

On TV1’s Q&A programme, David Cunliffe boasted that his proposed new capital gains tax would collect an extra $5 billion a year. That is the biggest tax hike in the history of New Zealand. Which is saying something. More >>



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