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Huge opportunities in tertiary Partnership School sponsorship

Friday, 27 November 2015, 9:09 am | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour has welcomed the introduction of the Education Legislation Bill, which will allow tertiary institutions to apply to sponsor Partnership Schools. More >>

Free Press, November 23 2015

Monday, 23 November 2015, 3:34 pm | ACT New Zealand

The first of two flag referenda has begun. Since the money’s been spent you might as well vote. One thing’s certain, if this one fails no sane Prime Minister will give you the chance again for a very long time. More >>

Minister helpless in breaking Mt Eden promise

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 3:36 pm | ACT New Zealand

The Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Settlements’ promise that there would be no change in public access to Mt Eden has proven worthless, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Netflix tax should be offset with tax cuts

Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 12:50 pm | ACT New Zealand

The Government should offset any revenue produced by its ‘Netflix tax’ with cuts to company or personal tax rates, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Free Press: 16/11/2015

Monday, 16 November 2015, 2:31 pm | ACT New Zealand

Free Press ACT’s regular bulletin Our Thoughts and Sympathy This edition of Free Press is dedicated to the victims of the Paris terror attacks and their friends and families. More >>

Free Press - November 10th

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 9:03 am | ACT New Zealand

Good and Bad Economists ACT exists in part to advocate sensible economics from the cross benches. ACT starts from Henry Hazlitt’s Economics in One Lesson : “The bad economist sees only what strikes the eye; the good economist also looks beyond. ... More >>

Free Press - November 2nd

Tuesday, 3 November 2015, 9:48 am | ACT New Zealand

Free Press ACT’s regular bulletin Exceptional Culture The All Blacks’ back-to-back Rugby World Cup victories are just a small part of an exceptional period of dominance. Only the Australian Cricket team and a guy who played pool in the 1990s have ranked ... More >>

Free Press - 27/10/15: RWC, Three Strikes

Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 4:38 pm | ACT New Zealand

Kerre McIvor Weighs in on RWC Bill Remember when letting pubs open for the Rugby World Cup was going to destroy society, especially in poor rural areas like Opononi? Kerre reports: “The husband and I joined a group of about 60 at the Opononi pub. ... More >>

Special economic zones may be needed across NZ

Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 12:30 pm | ACT New Zealand

A New Zealand Initiative report on special economic zones (SEZ) has been welcomed by ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Free Press 19/10/15: Assisted Dying

Monday, 19 October 2015, 5:20 pm | ACT New Zealand

Assisted Dying David Seymour has entered a Bill into the ballot that would allow mentally competent adults with a terminal illness diagnosed to be fatal within six months, or a grievous and irremediable condition in an advanced state of decline ... More >>

Surplus shows no excuse for stealth tax hikes

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 12:37 pm | ACT New Zealand

The government’s return to surplus means it can no longer justify relying on bracket creep to inflate revenue, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Seymour lodges assisted dying Bill

Wednesday, 14 October 2015, 9:48 am | ACT New Zealand

David Seymour, MP for Epsom, has lodged a Bill on assisted dying in Parliament’s Members’ ballot today. More >>

Free Press October 12 2015

Monday, 12 October 2015, 2:19 pm | ACT New Zealand

We Picked It Dakang have pulled out of an Overseas Investment Office application to buy $42 million of dairy farms in Northland. The most capital-starved region in the country just lost $42 million. No amount of government programs in Northland ... More >>

ACT welcomes important progress for our trading nation

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 9:36 am | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour welcomed New Zealand’s signing of the TPP agreement, freeing up trade amongst the twelve signatory countries across Asia and the Pacific. More >>

Free Press 5/10/15

Monday, 5 October 2015, 5:32 pm | ACT New Zealand

Google vs the PPTA The PPTA teachers’ union has held its annual conference with the usual combative ‘70s trade union style rhetoric. We needn’t repeat it here because it is predictable enough: life and death struggle, good and evil, et cetera. ... More >>

New ocean sanctuary welcome, but compensation important

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 1:11 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of an Ocean Sanctuary in the Kermadec region, but says the government must consider the costs imposed on private businesses. More >>

Free Press

Monday, 28 September 2015, 12:33 pm | ACT New Zealand

Stating Our Values Serial migrator Oliver Hartwich of the New Zealand Initiative has lived in Germany, England, Australia and New Zealand. He observes that all countries put migrants through the wringer with endless forms before they can become residents ... More >>

Red Peak inclusion may help rescue referendum

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 4:37 pm | ACT New Zealand

Red Peak’s inclusion in the flag referendum may help save the referendum process, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Free Press 21/9/15

Monday, 21 September 2015, 4:39 pm | ACT New Zealand

New Zealanders Watch Rugby at Pub – World Keeps Turning The first few games have been watched in pubs across the country. It turns out New Zealanders are not a nation of irresponsible orangutans after all. We’re thoroughly decent people who know ... More >>

Come on Labour, step up to the plate

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 5:22 pm | ACT New Zealand

"The Prime Minister has given Labour the chance to have the Red Peak flag added to the flag shortlist, which over 50,000 people want," says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>



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