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Labour, Bureaucrats Put Your Money At Risk

Friday, 26 January 2018, 3:04 pm | ACT New Zealand

"It should come as no surprise that the Government is being warned its flagship fees-free policy will be open to abuse,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Chris Hipkins has entrusted billions of taxpayer dollars to bureaucrats who hold no records ... More >>

Ideological Workplace Policy Will Mean Fewer Houses

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 1:30 pm | ACT New Zealand

“The Government today confirmed it will gut a policy that has led to a 10 per cent increase in hiring in the construction industry,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Housing Issue Will Define This Government

Monday, 22 January 2018, 10:00 am | ACT New Zealand

“Another Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey has shown what ACT has long said: New Zealand has some of the most unaffordable housing in the world," says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Do Jacinda and Bill Know How Partnership Schools Work?

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 3:14 pm | ACT New Zealand

“Today in Question Time, the Prime Minister repeated her assertion that Partnership Schools can stay open if they operate within the same budget, use registered teachers, and teach the New Zealand curriculum”, says ACT Party Leader David Seymour. More >>

Foreign Home-Buyer Ban Driven By Populist Hysteria

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 1:01 pm | ACT New Zealand

“The Government’s decision to ban foreign home-buyers shows it is all too willing to bow to populist pressure and is unserious about tackling the housing crisis”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Massive Questions Remain over Foreign Home-Buyer Ban

Saturday, 16 December 2017, 11:16 am | ACT New Zealand

"The Government needs to immediately come clean over whether its foreign home-buyer ban breaches basic human rights and contravenes New Zealand’s trade deals with other countries”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Robertson Continues Nats’ Taxation By Stealth

Friday, 15 December 2017, 1:42 pm | ACT New Zealand

“Grant Robertson will allow new benefits to rise in line with inflation while tax brackets will remain the same, pushing middle income New Zealanders into the highest bracket”, says ACT Leader David Seymour More >>

Labour and National: Brothers from Different Mothers

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 4:20 pm | ACT New Zealand

“Bill English and Steven Joyce are crying crocodile tears over tax cuts that never existed”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

MPs Vote for Choice and Compassion: ACT

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 10:40 pm | ACT New Zealand

“Tonight, Parliament has taken a big first step towards providing choice and compassion for those suffering intolerably with a terminal illness”, ACT Leader David Seymour says. More >>

Aussie Voters Seek to Deny Kiwis a Choice

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 5:50 pm | ACT New Zealand

“Australian opponents of assisted dying are seeking to undermine the democratic process here in New Zealand”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Free Press - ACT's Regular Bulletin - Dec 11

Monday, 11 December 2017, 6:52 pm | ACT New Zealand

Child Neglect (Poverty) The Prime Minister has staked her job on child neglect but what isn’t measured isn’t managed. How she will measure it is now career defining. Will it be a cop out, or will she do something that would give the average National ... More >>

$418,000 - the Cost of Denial

Monday, 11 December 2017, 4:37 pm | ACT New Zealand

"Children who come before the Ministry of Vulnerable Children are vulnerable," says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Environment Ministry Endorses ACT Policy to Scrap the RMA

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 3:06 pm | ACT New Zealand

"The Environment Ministry has endorsed ACT policy to scrap the Resource Management Act in its Briefing to the Incoming Minister”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Pinning Robertson Would Be Easier if Nats Actually Cut Tax

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 3:39 pm | ACT New Zealand

“National's Finance Spokesman, Steven Joyce, fired a very frustrated opening salvo today in the coming battle over taxes,” according to ACT’s David Seymour. More >>

Pinning Robertson Would Be Easier if Nats Actually Cut Tax

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 3:37 pm | ACT New Zealand

“National's Finance Spokesman, Steven Joyce, fired a very frustrated opening salvo today in the coming battle over taxes,” according to ACT’s David Seymour. More >>

End of Life Choice Bill heads to Christchurch

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 1:19 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT leader David Seymour will be in Christchurch to hear the views of New Zealanders on assisted dying and is encouraging them to contact local MPs with their support. More >>

Free Press - ACT’s Regular Bulletin

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 8:22 am | ACT New Zealand

Website statistics show that last week’s Free Press was the most widely read ever. You can still read it here. We blew the lid off the ‘sealed section’ of the Labour-New Zealand First coalition agreement, showing why they don’t want it revealed. It ... More >>

Fees-Free Policy Will Widen Educational Inequality

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 1:48 pm | ACT New Zealand

"Labour will tax hardworking New Zealanders to fund university for students that come from disproportionately upper and middle class families," says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

PM Accidentally Endorses Partnership School Model

Monday, 4 December 2017, 6:58 pm | ACT New Zealand

“The Prime Minister has said in her Post Cabinet Press Conference that Partnership Schools can stay open if they operate within the same budget, use registered teachers, and teach the [New Zealand] curriculum", says ACT Party Leader David Seymour. More >>

Five Takeaways from Grant Robertson’s Big Speech

Friday, 1 December 2017, 3:08 pm | ACT New Zealand

Five Takeaways from Grant Robertson’s Big Speech Pessimism about the economy The Finance Minister confirmed that bank economists were warning of dark clouds approaching the New Zealand economy. Business confidence has fallen to an 8-year low on the back ... More >>

   

 

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