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ACT Against Wasteful Government Spending

Friday, 8 September 2017, 10:30 am | ACT New Zealand

David Seymour, along with ACT candidates Brook van Velden (Auckland Central), Bruce Carley (Bay of Plenty), and Stuart Pedersen (Tauranga) will present a stand up against wasteful spending and spending promises this election cycle. More >>

Labour’s Union Shill Bullies Small Schools

Friday, 8 September 2017, 9:57 am | ACT New Zealand

While Jacinda tries to run a ‘relentlessly positive’ campaign, Chris Hipkins is busy threatening four small schools . More >>

Broken union model creating third-world staff shortages

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 12:51 pm | ACT New Zealand

Rural schools temporarily closing due to a lack of staff is something we’d expect from the third world, not New Zealand, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

National adopts ACT’s planning policy

Monday, 4 September 2017, 1:28 pm | ACT New Zealand

National adopting ACT’s policy of separate urban planning laws shows why it needs ACT to supply the ideas for a centre-right Government, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Masterton Rents Set to Rise under Labour

Monday, 4 September 2017, 8:32 am | ACT New Zealand

ACT’s Wairarapa candidate Roger Greenslade has expressed concern at Labours announced changes around rentals and the negative impact it will have on renters in places like Masterton. More >>

ACT announces better pay for great teachers

Saturday, 2 September 2017, 2:12 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT announces better pay for great teachers “Good teachers help children grow, develop, and reach their full potential which is vital to their future success,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Unfortunately, because of union contracts, teachers ... More >>

ACT to level the playing field for independent schools

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 2:52 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT’s policy on independent schools will save taxpayers money and protect the rights of all parents to choose the best school for their child, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Peters’ North Korean Port Plan

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 12:20 pm | ACT New Zealand

“Winston Peters’ port plan is the latest and worst example of New Zealand First’s backwards 1950s interventionist plan to turn New Zealand into a Pacific North Korea,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Housing Shortage Biggest Threat to Children's Lives

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 11:33 am | ACT New Zealand

Two reports this morning should serve to snap politicians’ focus back onto our broken housing market, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Labour ignores real education problems

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 10:24 am | ACT New Zealand

“Labour have reverted to cynical election bribery, trying to recapture the glory of 2005’s interest-free student loan announcement,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

What lie is shifty Winston covering for?

Monday, 28 August 2017, 11:13 am | ACT New Zealand

"Assuming he's telling the truth and did fill out his original application correctly, why didn’t he correct his living situation when he received any of the annual letters (example attached) asking him to confirm his details? More >>

ACT Candidate Slams the Coalition of Taxation

Monday, 28 August 2017, 8:59 am | ACT New Zealand

ACT’s Wairarapa candidate, Roger Greenslade, has spoken out against Labour’s planned roll-out of new taxes which would lead to a coalition of taxation if they were to form a government. More >>

Seymour on Peters

Sunday, 27 August 2017, 8:59 pm | ACT New Zealand

"The timing of Winston Peters' admission makes him look very shifty," says ACT Leader David Seymour. "It's come the day after Peters refused to front at a major televised debate, and the day before the 'mother of all scandals' was reported ... More >>

Speech: Seymour - Epsom Campaign Launch

Sunday, 27 August 2017, 3:59 pm | ACT New Zealand

David Seymour Official 2017 Epsom Campaign Launch (speech notes) Thank you Malcolm and thank you everybody who’s turned up today. More >>

Why Won’t Peters Front Tomorrow?

Friday, 25 August 2017, 11:34 am | ACT New Zealand

Since Winston Peters himself won’t even front up to defend his failed 1950s’ economic policy, National needs to firmly rule out any chance he could hold the Finance portfolio in a future government, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Seymour responds to Prime Minister

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 7:36 pm | ACT New Zealand

"He's upset about a bad word? We're upset about the prospect of NZ first running our country's finances with retrograde 1950s policies. More >>

Chicken Peters Refuses to Front on Dodgy Policies

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 12:14 pm | ACT New Zealand

Winston Peters is running scared from fronting up at this weekend’s The Nation debate, featuring other party leaders. More >>

If Richard Prosser is an idiot then Winston Peters is a Liar

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 8:27 am | ACT New Zealand

If Richard Prosser is a F***ing Idiot then Winston Peters is a F***ing Liar More >>

Government surpluses no reason to celebrate

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 1:03 pm | ACT New Zealand

National just offers excuses, excuses, excuses, on their failure to cut tax, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Seymour responds to resignation of Dunne

Monday, 21 August 2017, 1:33 pm | ACT New Zealand

"ACT wishes Peter Dunne well," says ACT Leader David Seymour. "No-one can doubt his commitment to Parliament and its institutions. But as a Minister with Labour, then National, then Labour, and National again, he was a symbol and an enabler ... More >>

   

 

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