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Adams vs Twyford? Both lose the housing scrap

Saturday, 19 August 2017, 12:28 pm | ACT New Zealand

This morning’s scrappy Nation debate between Labour and National shows what New Zealanders have long known: both parties are out of ideas on housing. More >>

Winston’s minimum wage will kill Northland

Friday, 18 August 2017, 3:11 pm | ACT New Zealand

Winston Peters’ idea of raising the minimum wage to $20 will have a devastating effect on employment, especially in areas like Northland. More >>

Housing crisis costs the average worker $1000 in tax

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 12:50 pm | ACT New Zealand

“When the Government is buying up motels , you know the housing market has gone mad,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

National’s greatest failure: a housing market gone mad

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 10:34 am | ACT New Zealand

After nine years of tinkering, National has left renters without hope, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Where do Hipkins’ loyalties lie?

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 5:28 pm | ACT New Zealand

Chris Hipkins has ruled himself out of contention as a Minister in the next Government, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Sound bites v policy

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 12:10 pm | ACT New Zealand

"Gresham's law is a monetary principle stating that "bad money drives out good". When the government debases the currency by say adding copper to gold, then all the pure gold coins disappear. More >>

Jacinda doubles down on Labour’s xenophobia

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 11:58 am | ACT New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern flubbed an opportunity to apologise for Labour’s ‘Chinese-sounding names’ campaign, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Free Press: ACT’s regular bulletin

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:55 am | ACT New Zealand

Metiria Turei was everything that New Zealanders hate about politics. She’d been there too long (did you know she’s been in parliament 15 years?) for any good she’s done (can you name a Turei accomplishment?). She had a reputation for being smarmy, ... More >>

Winston Attack Racist against Sikh’s Freedom of Religion

Monday, 14 August 2017, 8:24 pm | ACT New Zealand

Winston Peters has yet again displayed ignorance of modern New Zealand when he attacked Sikhs’ pursuit to carry a kirpan, a ceremonial religious dagger in public places and workplaces, says David Seymour. More >>

ACT: Labour’s civics classes: dodgy dodgy dodgy

Monday, 14 August 2017, 4:38 pm | ACT New Zealand

Labour’s civics classes risk turning into political indoctrination sessions, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Forget boot camp, fix failing schools

Monday, 14 August 2017, 10:09 am | ACT New Zealand

Shipping 50 problem kids to Waiouru is a weak response to a youth crime epidemic, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

National are the worst re-offenders in youth crime

Sunday, 13 August 2017, 9:20 pm | ACT New Zealand

The worst re-offenders in youth crime policy are the National Party, who are once again re-heating their decade old tried-and-failed “boot camp” slogan for young offenders, ACT leader David Seymour says. More >>

Poll proves Joyce wrong on Epsom

Sunday, 13 August 2017, 12:32 pm | ACT New Zealand

On Q&A this morning, Steven Joyce explained Peter Dunne's low polling in Ohariu by suggesting that, this far from an election, polls in Epsom would show David Seymour in a similar position. More >>

National, Labour Fail to Show Compassion on Assisted Dying

Friday, 11 August 2017, 12:21 pm | ACT New Zealand

National and the opposition’s continued weakness and lack of compassion on end-of-life choice has left ACT as the only option for supporters of reform, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Attorney-General busts myths on End of Life Choice Bill

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 2:02 pm | ACT New Zealand

Today the Attorney-General has tabled a Bill of Rights Act 1990, Section 7 report on the End of Life Choice Bill. More >>

National’s inaction on water helps Labour whack farmers

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 11:25 am | ACT New Zealand

National’s weakness and inaction on water has allowed Labour to fill a political void, whacking farmers and growers while they’re at it, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

ACT Leader responds to the resignation of Metiria Turei

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 5:47 pm | ACT New Zealand

"The resignation of Metiria Turei is a major victory for taxpayers, for honest beneficiaries, and for decency in politics," says Mr Seymour. More >>

Epsom MP congratulates police on recovery of kidnapped baby

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 3:48 pm | ACT New Zealand

Epsom MP David Seymour is congratulating police on their rapid action to recover 11-day-old baby abducted from Epsom this morning. More >>

Just how far did Metiria go?

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 12:45 pm | ACT New Zealand

Metiria Turei’s admission that she was maximising her own profits at the expense of taxpayers and her family shows that there is more she’s hiding, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

What else do David Clendon and Kennedy Graham know?

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 10:18 am | ACT New Zealand

David Clendon and Kennedy Graham's resignations should be welcomed but now they need to tell Green voters everything they know about Metiria Turei and her lies to government and the public, rather than letting details drip-feed out over months as the official ... More >>

 

 

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