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Banning legal highs misses point

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 9:09 am | ACT On Campus

National and Labour's intention of banning legal highs fails to address broader issues surrounding New Zealand's drug laws, says ACT on Campus communications officer Louis Houlbrooke. More >>

ACT on Campus thanks John Banks, looks to future

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 8:43 pm | ACT On Campus

ACT on Campus President Taylor Warwood today thanked John Banks for his contribution to ACT in the past two years. "John Banks has worked tirelessly in and out of parliament to achieve valuable goals. He has successfully overseen the introduction ... More >>

Saying No to the GCSB and TICS

Tuesday, 6 August 2013, 11:24 am | ACT On Campus

ACT on Campus Vice President Guy McCallum has today voiced concerns over the controversial spying legislation in an article written for Otago University's magazine, Critic. More >>

Saying No to the GCSB and TICS

Tuesday, 6 August 2013, 9:04 am | ACT On Campus

ACT on Campus Vice President Guy McCallum has today voiced his concerns over the government's spying legislation. “As a member of a party that has supported a government wishing to expand the surveillance powers of intelligence agencies, I am often asked ... More >>

Easter Trading Laws Unfair and Unnecessary

Friday, 29 March 2013, 10:39 am | ACT On Campus

This weekend thousands of businesses will be forced to close, the sale of liquor will be prohibited, and countless Kiwis will be denied the right to work. More >>

Wages for Hours, not Bills

Thursday, 21 March 2013, 9:27 am | ACT On Campus

A 3News story featuring James Sleep’s opposition to youth minimum wages doesn’t add up and shows he’s on a different planet. More >>

Happy Birthday VSM

Friday, 28 September 2012, 12:53 pm | ACT On Campus

“One year ago today students were liberated from being forced to join self-serving and coercive student unions around the country," ACT on Campus President Hayden Fitzgerald said today. More >>

Drinking Rights Defended by ACT on Campus

Thursday, 30 August 2012, 8:30 am | ACT On Campus

ACT on Campus President Hayden Fitzgerald today expressed concern and disappointment over ACT Leader John Banks’s decision to split the drinking age. More >>

ACT on Campus Pleased With Banks' New Alcohol Position

Wednesday, 4 July 2012, 9:42 am | ACT On Campus

ACT on Campus is today praising ACT Leader John Banks’ announcement that he believes blanket measures against alcohol are unfair and ultimately ineffective. “We do have an issue of problem drinking in New Zealand. But punishing everyone is not the ... More >>

ACT on Campus Celebrate VSM

Wednesday, 28 September 2011, 10:55 pm | ACT On Campus

ACT on Campus are today celebrating the introduction of Voluntary Student Membership (VSM) with the passage of the Education (Freedom of Association) Amendment Bill. "For almost 20 years, students have fought for their fundamental human right of Freedom ... More >>

Students Call on OUSA President to Resign

Friday, 5 August 2011, 2:11 pm | ACT On Campus

Students are today calling on Logan Edgar to resign from his position as President of the Otago University Students' Association (OUSA). Late last night Logan Edgar, in reference to the Education (Freedom of Association) Amendment Bill, commented ... More >>

Get Down With A Free Double Down

Monday, 9 May 2011, 5:52 pm | ACT On Campus

Tomorrow, to celebrate the release of the KFC Double Down, ACT on Campus will be giving away FREE Double Downs in each of the main centres. "The Double Down is a symbol of the freedom of choice" says ACT on Campus President, Peter McCaffrey. More >>

Counter-Protest to Support St Heliers Development

Friday, 21 January 2011, 9:37 am | ACT On Campus

ACT on Campus are taking to the streets in a counter-protest in St Heliers, to support property rights and to oppose the Environment Court's injunction against the new development on Turua Street. More >>

Students Counter-Protest Against Own Union

Wednesday, 1 December 2010, 3:30 pm | ACT On Campus

"Students across the country have taken to the streets to counter-protest against their own union, in support of Voluntary Student Membership and the Education (Freedom of Association) Amendment Bill," says ACT on Campus President, Peter McCaffrey. More >>

NZUSA Fractured By VSM Dissent

Saturday, 2 October 2010, 11:38 am | ACT On Campus

"The New Zealand Union of Students' Associations (NZUSA) is splitting at the seams after disagreements over its approach to Voluntary Student Membership (VSM) and the Education (Freedom of Association) Amendment Bill currently before parliament," says ... More >>

The Return Of The Nanny State

Monday, 23 August 2010, 4:26 pm | ACT On Campus

“Raising the off-license purchase age and restricting opening hours of bars and liquor outlets is an attack on the freedoms of New Zealanders and shows National’s opposition to the Nanny State was just electioneering rhetoric.” says ACT on Campus ... More >>

ACT on Campus Disappointed At Ill Informed NZers

Thursday, 1 July 2010, 9:27 am | ACT On Campus

ACT on Campus is today disappointing by the ill informed press conference held at Parliament by leading New Zealanders. More >>

ACT on Campus at Keep It 18 Press Conference

Thursday, 29 April 2010, 4:26 pm | ACT On Campus

“ACT on Campus does not promote, nor discourage, the consumption of alcohol by New Zealanders we simply advocate the idea that the individual should make this decision for themselves without interference from the state. More >>

Power should resign over drug reform comments

Friday, 12 February 2010, 3:14 pm | ACT On Campus

ACT on Campus is calling for the resignation of Justice Minister Simon Power, following his comments on Drug Reform policy on Thursday. More >>

ACT on Campus Welcome New NZUSA Co-Presidents

Thursday, 7 January 2010, 2:35 pm | ACT On Campus

ACT on Campus is today pleased to welcome new NZUSA Co-Presidents, David Do and Pene Delaney, to their positions for 2010. "I, for one, welcome our new student overlords," explained ACT on Campus Vice President, Peter McCaffrey. "Clearly students are incapable ... More >>

 

 

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