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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 >>

Stock rustling set to continue under lax laws

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 9:07 am | ACT New Zealand

The theft and illegal slaughter of farm stock can only be expected to continue if tougher laws are not introduced, said ACT Leader David Seymour today. More >>

Partnership Schools: The Path to Quality Education

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 4:18 pm | ACT New Zealand

This is the second issue of what will be a regular newsletter, commenting on and reacting to political and other issues. On this occasion, the topic is the ongoing journey that Partnership Schools face as they improve standards and face political ... More >>

Maiden Speech to Parliament - David Seymour

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 6:58 pm | ACT New Zealand

I rise on behalf of the ACT Party in reply to His Excellency’s speech. More >>

Patient residents seek reassurance over Auckland outage

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 9:05 am | ACT New Zealand

"Epsom electorate residents have responded patiently to being without power, but want to see how future outages will be avoided," said MP for Epsom David Seymour. More >>

David Seymour Accepts Act Leadership

Friday, 3 October 2014, 2:19 pm | ACT New Zealand

“I am honoured to lead the ACT Party, I look forward to the challenge and relish the opportunity. More >>

David Seymour appointed new Act leader

Friday, 3 October 2014, 2:13 pm | ACT New Zealand

"Today the ACT Party Board announces with regret that it has accepted Jamie Whyte's resignation as Leader," said ACT President John Thompson. More >>

Jamie Whyte Resignation Statement

Friday, 3 October 2014, 1:57 pm | ACT New Zealand

“Today I announce that I have tendered, and the Board has accepted, my resignation as Leader of ACT New Zealand. More >>

The Letter - 22 September 2014

Monday, 22 September 2014, 3:35 pm | ACT New Zealand

John Key’s win is historic. In the history of MMP elections – worldwide – ever – no government has won an absolute majority. MMP was imposed on Germany to make sure that country never had another Hitler. It is designed to make sure no party ... More >>

ACT Final Election Rally

Friday, 19 September 2014, 11:31 am | ACT New Zealand

Elections campaigns are an opportunity for political parties to put candidates and policy to enable voters to choose what sort of New Zealand we want. In this campaign there have been three tests by which you can assess the electoral choices for your ... More >>

Party vote ACT for three years of stability.

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 11:48 am | ACT New Zealand

Voters who are concerned that on the latest polls we may be heading for three years of instability have it in their hands to deliver a decisive result. More >>

Special Edition : The letter 18 September 2014

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 10:43 am | ACT New Zealand

Dr Jamie Whyte has been giving thoughtful speeches largely unreported. So we thought we would put out an edited version on the speech he gave yesterday. The full speech is on the website. More >>

Whyte: In 12 months’ time, here is what will matter

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 5:26 pm | ACT New Zealand

In three days’ time I will be elected along with a number of ACT MPs. I think the media will be surprised and ask how it happened? More >>

Colin Craig's Incredible Claims Continue

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 9:14 am | ACT New Zealand

Hot on the heels of a Conservative Party candidate proposing to double the price of a bottle of wine, Colin Craig has come up with an even more fantastic idea to buttress his uncosted tax policy. More >>

The Letter: Jamie Whyte is going to Parliament

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 9:06 am | ACT New Zealand

Friday night’s TVNZ Colmar Brunton poll puts Jamie Whyte in Parliament. TVNZ rounded down the poll result (ACT was on 1.2%). With the high wasted Conservative vote, just 1.2% makes Jamie an MP. It is ACT, not NZ First that will hold the balance of power. ... More >>

Why are we letting Dotcom steal our election?

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 9:03 am | ACT New Zealand

Why are we letting a convicted German fraudster and his American polemicists steal our election? More >>

ACT’s five point plan

Monday, 15 September 2014, 4:27 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT has a five point plan to grow the economy by a third. To lift economic growth from the Treasury's long term forecast of just two percent to three. More >>

ACT’s five point plan to grow the economy

Monday, 15 September 2014, 3:15 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT has a five point plan to double the rate of economic growth. The Treasury long term forecast for growth is 2% a year. We can lift it to 4%. More >>

 

 

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