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April 5 2014Conservatives say Legal Highs a Low Point

Saturday, 5 April 2014, 12:35 pm | Conservative Party

As communities protest against legal high legislation the Conservative Party is continuing its call for a complete ban of the harmful substances. Unlike other parties in parliament it is absolutely opposed to the idea that 'highs' should be legalised. “This is ... More >>

First Candidates Announced

Friday, 4 April 2014, 1:39 pm | Conservative Party

In response to the publicity stunt National pulled at the Manurewa flea market last weekend, the Conservative Party is announcing its first two candidates, both Pacific Islanders with extensive networks in the South Auckland community. More >>

Conservative Party Spoof gets Overwhelming Response

Friday, 7 March 2014, 1:22 pm | Conservative Party

Today the Conservative Party publically launched a campaign mimicking the Greens call to fund Russell Norman’s defamation defence. “I think the Greens campaign is completely misleading. Russell Norman is trying to turn his make-believe statements ... More >>

Craig Continues Push for Honesty

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 9:15 am | Conservative Party

Colin Craig today advised that the defamation claim against Russell Norman will be split into two stages in the hope of fast tracking a court hearing. More >>

Defamation Proceeding takes Next Step

Friday, 21 February 2014, 5:01 pm | Conservative Party

Colin Craig is taking the next steps in defamation proceedings against Green Party Leader Russell Norman. More >>

Bad Law Doing Harm

Monday, 20 January 2014, 1:41 pm | Conservative Party

“The police investigation into Michael Laws after an allegation of assault against his son proves the anti-smacking legislation completely misses the point,” says Conservative Party Leader Colin Craig. "During the five year police review period ... More >>

Double Standard of Labour and Greens Schizophrenic

Saturday, 14 December 2013, 8:22 am | Conservative Party

“For Labour and the Greens to expect the asset sales referendum to influence government when they blatantly rejected the anti-smacking referendum is a double standard, and further undermines their credibility,” says Colin Craig. More >>

Mischievous Media should not lose sight of Main Issues

Thursday, 5 December 2013, 1:36 pm | Conservative Party

Colin Craig says he “hopes the media who have in the past few days mischievously and inaccurately credited him with a belief in conspiracy theories will not be forgetting that this Christmas there are New Zealanders who are facing major challenges.” More >>

Conservatives Oppose Interference

Monday, 2 December 2013, 2:05 pm | Conservative Party

Colin Craig has confirmed that the Conservative Party will not support legislation to override the ruling of the Commerce Commission on internet and telecommunications pricing. More >>

Conservatives Double their Percentage in Christchurch East

Monday, 2 December 2013, 1:15 pm | Conservative Party

Colin Craig is applauding Conservative Party candidate Leighton Baker for his very credible performance in the Christchurch East by-election. “Not only has Leighton doubled the percentage vote that he got last election, but he has also successfully ... More >>

Government broke it, Government should fix it

Monday, 28 October 2013, 1:35 pm | Conservative Party

While the government are dithering around trying to amend the RMA, and writing more reports on the housing crisis, Conservative Party Leader Colin Craig says they could start to fix the problem tomorrow. More >>

Christchurch Bi-Election Announcement

Sunday, 27 October 2013, 12:28 pm | Conservative Party

The Conservative Party is pleased to announce its candidate for the Christchurch East Bi-Election, Leighton Baker. More >>

Strong Result Confirms Conservative Direction

Monday, 14 October 2013, 9:19 am | Conservative Party

The strong showing for the Conservative Party in Auckland’s Local Body Elections is good news, says Colin Craig, with over 20% (20.8%) of voters choosing to vote for one or more Conservative candidates where they had the choice. More >>

Hands off our fish

Tuesday, 13 August 2013, 12:50 pm | Conservative Party

“Proposals to reduce the snapper take for recreational fishermen are self-serving for commercial interests, and won’t solve the problem,” says Conservative Party Leader Colin Craig. “The proposals fail to recognise the self-sufficiency tradition ... More >>

Local Body Candidates Announced

Wednesday, 7 August 2013, 8:51 am | Conservative Party

Conservative Party Leader Colin Craig announced today that the Conservative Party will be fielding candidates in the 2013 Local Body Elections in Auckland. “We have a high calibre team of candidates and support staff, and we expect to do well” ... More >>

Charter School Overreaction Narrow Minded

Wednesday, 31 July 2013, 2:44 pm | Conservative Party

Conservative Party Leader Colin Craig recommends David Shearer listens to Sir Ken Robinson’s TED talk on schools and creativity, and considers a more broad minded approach to Partnership (Charter) schools. More >>

Conservatives to Push Bridge Option

Friday, 28 June 2013, 5:01 pm | Conservative Party

Conservative Party Leader Colin Craig says he will ask the government to reconsider a second harbour bridge if his party is in a position of influence after next year’s election. More >>

Mana Proposal Flawed

Friday, 21 June 2013, 3:28 pm | Conservative Party

“Mana’s proposal of no deposit home loans for Maori is majorly flawed” says Conservative Party Leader Colin Craig. More >>

Colin Craig Predicts

Wednesday, 29 May 2013, 4:24 pm | Conservative Party

In light of National’s Food in Schools announcement Colin Craig predicts the following three outcomes. More >>

New Twitter Security Welcomed

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 12:27 pm | Conservative Party

Conservative Party leader Colin Craig is welcoming the announcement from Twitter today that new security measures are being introduced. This announcement coincidentally follows yesterday’s hijacking of his twitter account. More >>



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