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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 >>

Green Party poopers

Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 2:08 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour’s Bill allowing bars to open at extended hours for 2015 Rugby World Cup games has been undermined by the Green Party, before the chance for any debate. More >>

Free Thoughts - Celebrating the communal

Monday, 10 August 2015, 2:15 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT is known for its celebration of free markets and the freedom of individuals, both economically and socially. More >>

PPTA doesn’t understand who employs teachers

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 12:44 pm | ACT New Zealand

The case of the trainee teacher caught in the political campaigning of the PPTA is a national disgrace, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Teachers with a conscience should leave PPTA

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 11:47 am | ACT New Zealand

“The PPTA’s blacklisting of a student teacher because he taught briefly at a Whangarei Partnership School is a shameful abuse of union power and teachers with a conscience should leave the union,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

ACT welcomes NZ First to Superannuation debate

Monday, 3 August 2015, 2:03 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour is delighted to read of MP Denis O’Rourke’s concern over ‘the demographic realities of an increasingly ageing and mobile New Zealand population’. More >>

World Cup audiences shouldn’t be stuck at home

Friday, 31 July 2015, 11:16 am | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour intends to introduce a Bill to let people watch the 2015 Rugby World Cup in bars and function rooms. More >>

New catchphrase won’t soothe rate pain

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 11:36 am | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader and Epsom MP David Seymour does not share Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development’s enthusiasm for a revamp of Auckland’s “global brand”. More >>

Blessie’s killer shows more changes needed

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 3:12 pm | ACT New Zealand

The tragic case of Blessie Gotingco’s murder shows that further changes to the use of Preventive Detention are needed to keep our communities safe, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Good politics, poor policy

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 2:57 pm | ACT New Zealand

“Funnelling immigrants into the regions through adjustments of our points system may be good politics, but it’s poor policy,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

National colonises Labour’s policy manifesto

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 2:39 pm | ACT New Zealand

“National is colonising the Labour manifesto with its signalled interest in a land tax on foreign house buyers,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Council must keep its hands off our AECT dividends

Monday, 27 July 2015, 3:42 pm | ACT New Zealand

Auckland Council should keep its hands off Aucklanders’ AECT dividends, says ACT Leader and Epsom MP David Seymour. More >>

 

 

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