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Election Gratitude

Friday, 29 September 2017, 11:19 am | Conservative Party

The Conservative Party wants to thank everyone who voted for the Party in the election for their unwavering support in the face of huge pressure to vote for a winner rather than for a Party that best represents their values. More >>

Ending Poverty Not an Option

Friday, 22 September 2017, 10:24 am | Conservative Party

As we head into the last day of the election, it is important that we season some of the rhetoric with a little reality, rather than blanket, great sounding statements that have no substance, we need to put some practical solutions in place that will ... More >>

3 Reasons the Housing Shortage Won't get Sorted Soon

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 12:44 pm | Conservative Party

Leighton Baker, Builder, Construction Company CEO and Conservative Party Leader, says, "There are 3 reasons why the housing shortage won’t get settled any time soon. More >>

Nelson Polling Could be Significant

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 9:55 am | Conservative Party

The debate and discussion at the start of the last week of the 2017 General Election around the significance of the Nelson Green Party polls has been described as inaccurate at best, and completely misleading at worst. More >>

List MPs Go Home!

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 9:53 am | Conservative Party

The Conservative Party of New Zealand is calling for a change to our electoral system whereby list MPs from parties that do not form Government, do not enter Parliament. More >>

Spare a Thought (and possibly a vote) For the Minor Parties

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 9:20 am | Conservative Party

While current members of parliament are on full pay as they represent their Party and ask for your vote, Parties that are outside of parliament stump up for most costs themselves. More >>

Legalising Prostitution A Dismal Failure

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 9:13 am | Conservative Party

Recent articles on the exploitation and trafficking of young people into sex work is surely an indication that the legalisation of prostitution has failed. More >>

Rising Health Costs

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 4:25 pm | Conservative Party

Rob Hennin, in his article in the NZ Herald today states, “Health costs will soon overtake superannuation as the Government's biggest social spending obligation. That has to be of concern to any political party likely to be involved in running a government ... More >>

Decriminalising Abortion

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 4:11 pm | Conservative Party

Conservative Party Leader Leighton Baker is disappointed that in last night’s TV3 Leaders Debate, the Prime minister did not take the opportunity to be a voice for the voiceless. More >>

Does New Zealand Need More Tradespeople in Parliament?

Monday, 4 September 2017, 4:09 pm | Conservative Party

Parliament is an odd mix of individuals from varied backgrounds, who have been chosen to represent their neighbours in the governing body of the country, the big question is, “Can such opposing views work constructively for the good of the country after ... More >>

Conservative Candidate Grabs 28% of the Vote

Friday, 1 September 2017, 9:42 am | Conservative Party

This week at Manurewa High, hundreds of students from the three big high schools in the area were asked to vote before and after the debate, therefore giving a good indication of party perception compared to policies presented. More >>

Why Are We Killing Ourselves?

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 10:42 am | Conservative Party

Our suicide rate is at record high. Surely this is the trigger required for us to change the way we deal with the issue of suicide and for us to further look at the research that shows up to 90% of male adolescents that attempt suicide were sexually ... More >>

Boot Camps Won’t Work, our Boot Farms Will

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 2:00 pm | Conservative Party

The Conservative Party applauds the National Party for seeking solutions that will address youth crime. We are in agreement that Youth Crime is a serious epidemic that needs to be addressed. More >>

Game On in Epsom!!

Friday, 4 August 2017, 9:53 am | Conservative Party

The Conservative Party Leader, Leighton Baker, is challenging for the candidate vote in Epsom. “Our vision for New Zealand is a nation where people are valued and honoured, not terminated, and where democracy is upheld and not manipulated, ... More >>

Immigration Needs Long Term Strategy, Not Knee Jerk Reaction

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 11:01 am | Conservative Party

While many parties are advocating for higher immigration numbers, there are some valid reasons to curb immigration, not the least of these being that we haven’t got the houses for them to live in. 2 + 2 does not equal 3, and until we have sufficient ... More >>

The True Story About Synthetic Cannabis and Drugs

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 9:14 am | Conservative Party

“My husband and I see the damage done to youth from synthetic cannabis and drugs first hand. We don’t read about it, we don’t hear about it, we’ve lived with it for over 15 years”, says Conservative Party Candidate for Northland - Mel Taylor. More >>

Where do the Greens think tax money comes from?

Monday, 17 July 2017, 11:24 am | Conservative Party

“While Metiria Turei was lying so she could get more free money, people like me were working 12 to 14 hours a day just to keep our heads above water. We weren’t swanning around overseas, or living the high life. We were outside in the freezing ... More >>

Government Should Own the Lawlessness

Monday, 10 July 2017, 9:18 am | Conservative Party

Once again we read of the increasing violence in schools and assaults by students on teachers and fellow students, even though bullying and violence is not tolerated. More >>

European Model Opens Prison Doors

Saturday, 1 July 2017, 6:40 pm | Conservative Party

1 July 2017 European Model Opens Prison Doors. EMBARGOED UNTIL 6.30PM SAT JULY 1. More >>

Executing Drug Smugglers not the Best Call

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 9:07 am | Conservative Party

“Executing Chinese drug smugglers will not stem abuse,” says Leighton Baker, Conservative Party Leader. More >>

 

 

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