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Free Press – 20/02/2017 | ACT New Zealand

By   /  February 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Free Press – 20/02/2017 | ACT New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: Free Press – 20/02/2017 | ACT New Zealand Bumper ConferenceACT is on the march and looking forward to our election year conference this Saturday at Orakei Bay. If you have been putting it off, it is not too late to register here. Not only will you […]

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National makes promises, ACT will make them happen

By   /  February 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on National makes promises, ACT will make them happen

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: National makes promises, ACT will make them happen ACT will push the Government hard to follow through on tax cuts and road pricing, says party leader David Seymour. “Steven Joyce made all the right noises on tax cuts and demand-based road pricing in his speech today. […]

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Bill English must heed Treasury’s warning

By   /  February 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bill English must heed Treasury’s warning

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: Bill English must heed Treasury’s warning The Prime Minister must respond to the superannuation warning set to be delivered by Treasury today, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Top-ranking Treasury officials will present the latest Long-term Fiscal Outlook to select committee at 11:15am today. “Treasury’s paper doesn’t […]

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Labour can’t attack National on housing

By   /  February 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour can’t attack National on housing

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: Labour can’t attack National on housing Labour’s record on housing is even worse than National’s, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Labour are right to point out the extent of our housing shortage. But their policy of making the government build houses won’t address the causes of […]

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Seymour offers to stand in for PM in housing debate

By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Seymour offers to stand in for PM in housing debate

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: Seymour offers to stand in for PM in housing debate ACT Leader David Seymour has offered to take up Andrew Little’s challenge of a housing debate in Mount Albert. “I’m happy to do the Prime Minister a favour and take his place in a housing debate […]

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Major flaw in debt-to-income limits flagged

By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Major flaw in debt-to-income limits flagged

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: Major flaw in debt-to-income limits flagged The Finance Minister has admitted that the Government doesn’t know how proposed Debt-to-Income (DTI) limits would measure debt held overseas. “Capping the funds so you can borrow to a ratio of your income would give a systematic advantage to those […]

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National leaves ACT alone in tax cut commitment

By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on National leaves ACT alone in tax cut commitment

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: National leaves ACT alone in tax cut commitment It’s hard to imagine the Government ever cutting taxes if it won’t do so now, says ACT Leader David Seymour following the Finance Minister’s select committee appearance today. “Despite unexpectedly high surpluses, the Government still says it will […]

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ACT responds to Prime Minister’s statement

By   /  February 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on ACT responds to Prime Minister’s statement

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: ACT responds to Prime Minister’s statement ACT Leader David Seymour has responded to the Prime Minister’s statement tabled in the House today, laying out ACT’s approach to the 2017 election. “MMP is about coalitions. This election, voters will decide what coalition of parties leading the nation. […]

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PM open to ACT’s ‘Waitangi Tour’ suggestion

By   /  February 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on PM open to ACT’s ‘Waitangi Tour’ suggestion

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: PM open to ACT’s ‘Waitangi Tour’ suggestion The Prime Minister says ACT’s proposal to attend a different Waitangi ceremony each year is worth investigating, a development welcomed by ACT Leader David Seymour. “When I first made the suggestion last year, the idea didn’t get much traction, […]

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Cop catch-up welcome but unimaginative

By   /  February 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Cop catch-up welcome but unimaginative

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: Cop catch-up welcome but unimaginative National’s policy of recruiting more cops is the right thing to do, but the Government will need some smarter ideas if it wants to tackle the causes of crime, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “The increase will almost get us back […]

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ACT gears up for September 23

By   /  February 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on ACT gears up for September 23

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: ACT gears up for September 23 ACT Leader David Seymour has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of September 23 as election day. “ACT is in its best shape for years. Our members are gearing up for a long campaign, and following our successful School of Practical […]

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Greens need to learn English first – ‘universal’ means compulsory

By   /  February 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greens need to learn English first – ‘universal’ means compulsory

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: Greens need to learn English first – ‘universal’ means compulsory When the Greens say Te Reo Māori should be ‘universal’, what they really mean is they will use compulsion to socially engineer New Zealand, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Their first election year announcement could have […]

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Free Press – 30/01/2017 | ACT New Zealand

By   /  January 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Free Press – 30/01/2017 | ACT New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: Free Press – 30/01/2017 | ACT New Zealand The Election is No Longer Next YearThat was our first thought on January 1st: election 2017 is upon us. ACT is better positioned than it has been for a decade. On the other hand, this will be the […]

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PM’s Waitangi Day attendance should become a nationwide tour

By   /  January 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on PM’s Waitangi Day attendance should become a nationwide tour

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: PM’s Waitangi Day attendance should become a nationwide tour ACT Leader David Seymour says the Prime Minister’s decision to attend a Ngāti Whātua event in Auckland on Waitangi Day should mark the beginning of a Waitangi tour. “The Treaty wasn’t just signed in Waitangi. It was […]

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Race Relations Commissioner calls for speech restrictions, jumps shark

By   /  January 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Race Relations Commissioner calls for speech restrictions, jumps shark

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: Race Relations Commissioner calls for speech restrictions, jumps shark ACT Leader David Seymour says the Prime Minister should retire the current Race Relations Commissioner. “I wonder if the Race Relations Commissioner sees the irony of using Holocaust Memorial Day to call for government departments to police […]

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Epsom MP pleased to confirm action on Gillies Ave braking noise

By   /  January 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Epsom MP pleased to confirm action on Gillies Ave braking noise

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: Epsom MP pleased to confirm action on Gillies Ave braking noise Epsom MP David Seymour is pleased to confirm that a noise camera has been installed near the Gillies Avenue off-ramp, targeting the trucks that have disturbed residents with braking noise. “After conversations with residents near […]

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A good day for New Zealand’s Trump movement

By   /  January 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on A good day for New Zealand’s Trump movement

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: A good day for New Zealand’s Trump movement ACT Leader David Seymour says he hopes New Zealand’s Trump movement, consisting of Labour, the Greens, and New Zealand First, are happy now that the U.S. is out of the TPP. Mr Seymour described the parties as New […]

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David Seymour: State of the Nation Speech

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on David Seymour: State of the Nation Speech

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: David Seymour: State of the Nation Speech 12:00pm, 23 January 2017 Princes Wharf, Auckland Policy summary attached at bottom of speech. Introduction   We live in disruptive political times. Syria, Ukraine, the South China Sea, last year’s U.S. election, this year’s European ones, or Britain leaving the […]

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ACT challenges new broom Judith to drain the corporate green-washing trough

By   /  January 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on ACT challenges new broom Judith to drain the corporate green-washing trough

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: ACT challenges new broom Judith to drain the corporate green-washing trough The $3.5 million handed out via the Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund is simply corporate welfare, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “The list of subsidised projects makes for stunning reading. The Government is essentially subsidising […]

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Desperate euthanasia opponents either dishonest or innumerate

By   /  January 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Desperate euthanasia opponents either dishonest or innumerate

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: Desperate euthanasia opponents either dishonest or innumerate “It’s now impossible to deny public support for assisted dying,” says ACT Leader and End of Life Choice Bill sponsor David Seymour, “but that won’t stop the lowest opponents from stooping a little further. “Deniers of public opinion on […]

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