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Housing Still Needing Real Solutions

Thursday, 1 April 2021, 2:08 pm | New Conservative

After the failure of Kiwibuild to deliver 10,000 houses per year, the government has announced its latest plan to solve the housing crisis. There are many facets that work together to create the housing crisis we face today. Price, affordability, ... More >>

Democratic Process Ignored Again

Monday, 1 March 2021, 7:01 am | New Conservative

The Local Electoral (Māori Wards and Māori Constituencies) Amendment Bill has now passed through parliament. While there are many things that have caused consternation with people, like previously held referenda being disregarded, the process this bill ... More >>

Property Investors And Housing

Thursday, 11 February 2021, 8:37 am | New Conservative

While New Conservative appreciates the initiative taken by certain banks to raise the deposit required by investors to 40% to be eligible to apply for a mortgage, we believe it is the role of government to control property speculation which is ... More >>

Support Needed For Small Businesses

Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 7:33 am | New Conservative

New Conservative is concerned at our government’s continuing lack of support for small businesses. Small businesses in New Zealand employ 650,000 people (at Feb 2019) and contribute about 25% of GDP. At the start of Waitangi celebrations, another public ... More >>

Loving Parents In Danger Again

Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 7:22 am | New Conservative

The demands by the Greens on Labour to hasten their promise to ban Conversion Therapy, and the PM’s response that they will deal with this later this year, will be a further unjust intrusion into family relationships. While the bill is still to be ... More >>

Climate Change Costs

Thursday, 4 February 2021, 8:52 am | New Conservative

The Climate Change Commission has released its 180 page Draft Advice for Consultation. It talks about the “need to change how we get around, and rethink what we produce and how we produce it. (The) need to reconsider what we buy, what we do with what ... More >>

Deadly Virus In Government

Thursday, 4 February 2021, 8:27 am | New Conservative

The announcement on Monday by Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta that the Government will be moving under urgency to change the law to stop people having their say on Māori wards for local government, is another nail in the coffin for democracy. Democracy ... More >>

Turning Heroes Into Victims

Thursday, 4 February 2021, 8:22 am | New Conservative

Our congratulations and commiserations go out to our nation’s primary producers, those who make us a prosperous country, those on whom we depend in times of economic hardship, those who toil seven days a week, almost every day of the year, our farmers. ... More >>

New Conservative Party Leadership Change

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 1:56 pm | New Conservative

After a thorough and robust review of the party leadership by the New Conservative Board, we have come to the difficult decision to look for a fresh approach to the leadership of New Conservative and have relieved Leighton Baker of the leadership ... More >>

Show Me The Logic!

Sunday, 25 October 2020, 7:46 am | New Conservative

News came out this week that a shearer was given a 16 month prison sentence for killing a lamb, because it frustrated him while shearing it. Christopher Tredinnick received the sentence in Cromwell this week, according to the New Zealand Herald. ... More >>

Mindless Attacks Continue On New Conservative

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 1:46 pm | New Conservative

New Conservative leader, Leighton Baker says they are the voice of middle New Zealand and will not be silenced. This is despite New Conservative's election campaign suffering death threats, assaults, defamation, mis-representation, false accusations, court ... More >>

Elected Councillor, And Political Candidate Receives Death Threats

Sunday, 11 October 2020, 7:30 am | New Conservative

Murray Chong, New Plymouth councillor and candidate for the New Conservative party has reported death threats he received overnight to local police. Chong’s friends and family suggested he take a lower profile throughout the remainder of his campaign, ... More >>

TVNZ Ruling - Where Does That Leave Our Democracy?

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 5:36 pm | New Conservative

New Conservative today put a case to the high court in Auckland seeking to be included in the scheduled Multi-Party debate by state broadcaster TVNZ. The case was turned down by Justice Woolford, and the debate will proceed with the initial list of participants, ... More >>

New Conservative Challenges Tvnz To Honour Fairness, Free Speech & Democracy

Monday, 5 October 2020, 2:51 pm | New Conservative

New Conservative is preparing a legal challenge over the publicly-owned TVNZ’s right to pick and choose which political parties get election coverage in their televised debate planned for 8th October. New Conservative’s action is a last resort, taken ... More >>

No Foreign Interference In NZ

Monday, 5 October 2020, 8:10 am | New Conservative

The most recent move by China to initiate simultaneous military activity in 4 seas (Bohai Sea, Yellow Sea, East China Sea & South China Sea), while the economies of the region and around the world are struggling under the effects of COVID-19, ... More >>

Managing NZ Game Animals For Best Outcomes

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 6:09 am | New Conservative

New Conservative believes that game animals must be treated as the valuable resource they are. Game animals underpin a buoyant commercial sector which contributes greatly to our economy and supports hundreds of Kiwi jobs. Hunting is embedded in our national ... More >>

Regulating Free Speech Leads To Brutality

Friday, 25 September 2020, 8:28 am | New Conservative

The NZ Labour/Greens/NZ First coalition government has again heralded their incredibly dangerous push towards further restrictions on free speech. New Conservative, first and foremost responder in the attacks on free speech since the current government ... More >>

Media And Fake News

Tuesday, 22 September 2020, 8:45 am | New Conservative

In a time of growing ideological conformity within the New Zealand media, a backlash from the public has seen media outlets seeking to proclaim themselves as the arbiters of truth. The New Zealand media industry, once renowned for impartial journalism, ... More >>

New Conservative Supplies Real World Experience - 2020 Party List Announced

Friday, 18 September 2020, 3:38 pm | New Conservative

New Conservative is incredibly proud to announce its 24-strong party list for the 2020 General Election, and to confirm that the party is standing a candidate in every electorate. This includes candidates in every Maori electorate, at the request of ... More >>

New Conservative Announces Number 7 List Candidate

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 6:32 pm | New Conservative

Bernadette Soares has been announced as New Conservative’s number 7 list candidate. Bernadette is a mother, wife, business entrepreneur, motivational speaker, property investor, author, counsellor and a passionate Christian. As the owner of a successful ... More >>