New Conservative - Latest News [Page 1]

Electoral Law Reform - More Democracy Or More Self Serving?

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 9:29 am | New Conservative

Ted Johnston, Coleader of New Conservative states “There are important changes needed to the Electoral laws, but we must beware Labour and National passing self-serving laws to further perpetuate their duopoly.” Our elections are just passing of the ... More >>

New Conservative Announces Tauranga Candidate

Monday, 11 April 2022, 6:05 am | New Conservative

New Conservative has consulted its members in Tauranga and has decided it will stand a candidate in the Tauranga By-Election. The members there have overwhelmingly supported New Conservative Co-Leader, Helen Houghton, as their first choice, and look forward ... More >>

Freedom Of Speech Is Worthless Without A Right To Be Heard

Saturday, 9 April 2022, 4:55 pm | New Conservative

The large media organisations turning a blind eye to the minor parties helps prevent the proper functioning of New Zealand’s democracy. The public in a modern democratic society relies upon the media to inform them about candidates, parties and policies ... More >>

Auckland Public Transport Disaster A ‘Perfect Failure’ Not A Perfect Storm

Saturday, 9 April 2022, 4:54 pm | New Conservative

“The Auckland Transport Board and the council just like the Central govt, try and shift blame for disasters they helped bring about”. Says Ted Johnston , New Conservative Coleader and Auckland mayoral candidate. “This is not a perfect storm, ... More >>

Counselling Support For Students In Need

Friday, 1 April 2022, 8:10 am | New Conservative

New Conservative supports the New Zealand Independent Practitioners Collective (NZIPC) initiative to source affordable counselling services for students in need. New Conservative was recently shocked to discover that the $25m Te Pukenga Mental Health fund (signed ... More >>

“Safe Areas” Bill An Attack On Human Rights

Monday, 14 February 2022, 2:29 pm | New Conservative

New Conservative believes that the Contraception, Sterilisation, and Abortion (Safe Areas) Bill , shortly to undergo its second reading in Parliament represents a direct attack on the human rights of freedom of speech, assembly, communication, and religion. ... More >>

PM Fails To Show Positive Leadership

Monday, 14 February 2022, 8:46 am | New Conservative

The protestors at parliament are part of a march for protection for rights and freedoms, this one set off by the extreme Covid mandates of the Labour govt. More >>

Beehive Politicians’ Arrogantly Ignore Public Protesters

Wednesday, 9 February 2022, 7:03 pm | New Conservative

New Conservative is very concerned that the Beehive’s elected representatives arrogantly turned their backs on ‘citizen’s rights’ protesters. Thousands of protestors from across the nation , opposing government mandates for vaccination, ... More >>

MSM Blind Or Too Kind?

Monday, 7 February 2022, 5:53 pm | New Conservative

Where was the Mainstream Media today? My wife and I took our caravan to Gulf Harbour for a night on Saturday night. After walking some trails in Shakespear Regional Park we headed home at around 4pm Sunday. We reached State Highway 1 and discovered traffic ... More >>

New Conservative Says Take Another Look At Us

Friday, 26 November 2021, 12:35 pm | New Conservative

As we approach 2022, New Conservative has revitalised it’s vision, and looks forward to the future, under the new Co-leadership of Ted Johnston, (a lawyer for almost 30 years ) and Helen Houghton (a teacher). We say to the public, if you want a good ... More >>

New Conservative Says Take Another Look At Us.

Friday, 26 November 2021, 9:17 am | New Conservative

As we approach 2022, New Conservative has revitalised it’s vision, and looks forward to the future, under the new Co-leadership of Ted Johnston, (a lawyer for almost 30 years ) and Helen Houghton (a teacher). We say to the public, if you want a good ... More >>

Democracy Spurned In Iwi Control Of Water And Infrastructure

Wednesday, 17 November 2021, 9:45 am | New Conservative

New Conservative is deeply concerned at the demise of democracy the nation is experiencing under this Labour Government. In an absolute sideshow, the Minister of Local Government Nanaia Mahuta has established a Three Waters working group. It is supposedly tasked ... More >>

A Democratic Government Listens To Its People

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 7:58 am | New Conservative

“Labour and Parliament have shown a completely arrogant disregard for the public,” says Ted Johnston, Co-Leader of New Conservative.  Thousands of people marched to parliament in Wellington on 9th November 2021. It was a huge protest against the ... More >>

Are Kiwis Interested In COP26?

Monday, 1 November 2021, 9:11 am | New Conservative

New Conservative is interested to note the results of the recent survey of New Zealand businesses and individuals conducted by Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authority (EECA) and reported in the NZ Herald on 21 Oct 2021. 43% of businesses ... More >>

“When Does The Team Of 5 Million Become The Gang Of 4 Million?” Asks New Conservative

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 8:35 am | New Conservative

The Prime Minister’s warm smile is wearing off, and we can see the Labour government’s lack of compassion underneath. This is not the ‘Kind NZ”, that Labour promised. This is not the kind of New Zealand we know or want.  Instead of taking ... More >>

Bipartisan Housing Policy Falls Short

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 6:53 am | New Conservative

New Conservative is glad to see a bipartisan approach to housing policy. Unfortunately, however, the policy shows how out of touch both Labour and National are with the practicalities of suburban housing planning, and the consultative process that local ... More >>

Project 90%? Let's Discuss

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 7:09 am | New Conservative

New Conservative says it is time we had an open discussion in relation to the “one size fits all” prevention and treatment mandated by this government for Covid 19. A year ago we were told many times that the “Vaccine is not the silver bullet.” ... More >>

Opposition Complicit In Labour's Abuse

Monday, 11 October 2021, 7:07 pm | New Conservative

“When it comes to Covid, Act is Labour’s main cheerleader,” says New Conservative Co-Leader Ted Johnston. Labour last week stated that, a vaccination certificate will be imposed by November this year, and a vaccination passport will soon be implemented. ... More >>

New Conservative Leadership Announcement

Monday, 11 October 2021, 7:22 am | New Conservative

New Conservative is pleased to announce the appointment of interim Co-Leaders, Helen Houghton and Ted Johnston. For the year to date we have been led by the Board. It has been encouraging to see we have maintained our results in the polls, and people ... More >>

Labour Continues To Fail

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 6:56 pm | New Conservative

“Labour’s new ‘road map’ to level 3 is more like a treasure hunt, with little treasure to find,” states Ted Johnston, New Conservative Spokesman. New Conservative states that the new Level 3 rules appear to be a political decision to stop loss ... More >>