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Leading Economist Shamubeel Eaqub Wants TOP in Parliament

Monday, 18 September 2017, 10:10 am | The Opportunities Party

One of New Zealand’s leading economists says he wants The Opportunities Party in Parliament after the election. More >>

Labour Abandons Any Chance of Real Change until 2021

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 1:01 pm | The Opportunities Party

The Opportunities Party Leader Dr Gareth Morgan says today’s decision by the Labour Party to abandon any major reforms of the tax system until 2021, is a betrayal of those who have already cast their votes expecting any real change to the worsening ... More >>

TOP Party Launches Stop Peters Campaign

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 4:40 pm | The Opportunities Party

With the polls closing in just ten days The Opportunities Party has launched a strategic voting campaign designed to remove Winston Peters and New Zealand First from their position as monarch makers in the New Zealand election. More >>

Hey Jacinda And Bill We Weren’t Offering You a Deal

Monday, 11 September 2017, 11:09 am | The Opportunities Party

The Opportunities Party says Labour and National are dreaming if they think TOP was ever offering them a deal in the Ohariu electorate. More >>

Putting a Stop Sign on the Road to Obesity

Monday, 11 September 2017, 8:37 am | The Opportunities Party

Forget a half-baked sugar tax, The Opportunities Party plans to tax all unhealthy foods to help New Zealanders save money while making good choices about what they put into their bodies. More >>

TOP’s Ōhāriu candidate has Greg O’Connor worried

Friday, 8 September 2017, 3:10 pm | The Opportunities Party

The Opportunities Party Ōhāriu candidate Jessica Hammond Doube, calls upon Labour candidate Greg O’Connor to give up trying to convince her to fold her electorate campaign. More >>

Morgan Calls out Peters for a Real Debate Anytime Anywhere

Friday, 8 September 2017, 2:59 pm | The Opportunities Party

Good political debates are hard to find these days, you can have Jacinda and Bill throwing shapes at each other, or a cacophony of other players who are permanently attached to Labour or National pretending they will have some influence post-election. More >>

Morgan disappointed at debate decision

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 7:03 pm | The Opportunities Party

The Opportunities Party Leader Dr Gareth Morgan is naturally disappointed at the outcome of today’s case at the High Court in Auckland. More >>

Labour Must Immediately Adopt A Workable Tax Policy

Monday, 4 September 2017, 8:50 am | The Opportunities Party

If the latest predictions from flustered pundits come true, New Zealand faces the dystopian prospect of a Government without policy, being propped up by a party without principles. More >>

Morgan Say Peters Must Front up to Voters

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 8:46 am | The Opportunities Party

Our corrupt political system is again turning the New Zealand election into a dirty game of “he said, she said”, as Establishment parties ignore serious policy debate. More >>

Tertiary Lolly Scramble Middle Class Welfare

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 5:30 pm | The Opportunities Party

Labour has re-committed to free tertiary education – including 3 years of free post-school education over a person’s lifetime. As an added sweetener they have boosted student allowances and loans by $50 per week in a package that will cost ... More >>

Winston’s Super Gaffe Shows up Our Broken Welfare System

Monday, 28 August 2017, 2:18 pm | The Opportunities Party

Full credit to Winston Peters for paying back the extra money he received from the taxpayer through superannuation over payments. But doesn’t the fact that he didn’t even notice the mistake show how broken our benefit system really is? More >>

Opportunities Party Announces Teresa Moore Co Deputy Leader

Monday, 28 August 2017, 11:33 am | The Opportunities Party

The Opportunities Party East Coast Bays candidate Teresa Moore will join Wellington Central candidate Geoff Simmons as Co Deputy Leader of the Party. More >>

TOP Announces Party List for 2017 General Election

Monday, 28 August 2017, 11:06 am | The Opportunities Party

The Opportunities Party is pleased to release its party list for this year’s general election. More >>

Gareth Morgan Backs Maori Party Over Hosking’s Incompetence

Friday, 25 August 2017, 12:17 pm | The Opportunities Party

The Opportunities Party Leader Gareth Morgan is joining Maori Party Leader Te Uroroa Flavell in questioning the competence of TVNZ host Mike Hosking. More >>

TOP unveils its business policy

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 1:32 pm | The Opportunities Party

Wellington — The Opportunities Party (TOP) today unveiled a detailed business prescription for the country that it describes as a significant departure from the “business-as-usual” policies promoted on both sides of the political aisle over the past quarter-century. More >>

Thank you for your long service, Peter

Monday, 21 August 2017, 2:29 pm | The Opportunities Party

As The Opportunities Party Ōhāriu candidate, and a long-standing Ōhāriu local, I would like to thank Peter Dunne for being the local MP for 33 years. I’d also like to thank him for moving aside and recognising that it is time for a change. More >>

TOP: Maori Seats Only Bottom Line

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 12:27 pm | The Opportunities Party

In a speech at Turangawaewae Marae in Ngaruawhahia today, Opportunities Party Leader Dr Gareth Morgan has made the retention of the Maori seats the party’s only bottom line for negotiations after the general election. More >>

Labour And National Fiddling While Housing Crisis Burns on

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 3:33 pm | The Opportunities Party

After Labour’s announcement yesterday that it would look to conduct a “review” of taxation mechanisms to deal with the housing crisis, it is now obvious that both old establishment parties have zero commitment to deal with the root causes of the ... More >>

Gareth Morgan Open Letter To NZME

Monday, 14 August 2017, 4:09 pm | The Opportunities Party

Dear Shayne, I write in response to an online “editorial” posted by one of your staff on Monday August 14th. More >>

   

 

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