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Free Press Monday 18 February 2018

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Free Press Monday 18 February 2018

Source: ACT Party Headline: Free Press Monday 18 February 2018 Facebook0 Twitter Last Week in Parliament The Government continued to roll out unimaginative and damaging legislation. The bill to abolish Partnership Schools shows a Government with no vision other than ideological utu and union payback. David Seymour ripped into them here. Jacinda Ardern’s pet project […]

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Seymour to Join Dancing with the Stars

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Seymour to Join Dancing with the Stars

Source: ACT Party Headline: Seymour to Join Dancing with the Stars Facebook0 Twitter ACT Leader David Seymour says he’s excited to be part of Dancing with the Stars NZ, coming in the second quarter of the year to Three. “I’m looking forward to the challenge. But, let’s be honest, I’m half politician and half electrical engineer. […]

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ACT Leader Extends Best Wishes to English

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on ACT Leader Extends Best Wishes to English

Source: ACT Party Headline: ACT Leader Extends Best Wishes to English Facebook0 Twitter ACT Leader David Seymour has extended his best wishes to Bill English and has congratulated him on his career in politics. “I want to thank him in particular for his support for charter schools and his commitment to engaging disadvantaged students who had […]

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Free Press Monday 12 January 2018

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Free Press Monday 12 January 2018

Source: ACT Party Headline: Free Press Monday 12 January 2018 Facebook0 Twitter Massive Success Thank you to those who came out to the very short notice and very wet, but very well attended and very well reported rally to save Partnership Schools. We had always wondered how protests happened, when you get a passionate group […]

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Save Charter Schools Rally, Sunday 11 February 2018

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Save Charter Schools Rally, Sunday 11 February 2018

Source: ACT Party Headline: Save Charter Schools Rally, Sunday 11 February 2018 Facebook0 Twitter “This Sunday, Jacinda Ardern and Chris Hipkins will hear directly from students and parents who are devastated by their decision to close Partnership Schools”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “The Government this week decided to disregard the popularity and success of […]

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Twyford Reveals Ignorance About School in Own Electorate

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Twyford Reveals Ignorance About School in Own Electorate

Source: ACT Party Headline: Twyford Reveals Ignorance About School in Own Electorate Facebook0 Twitter “Te Atatu MP Phil Twyford this morning revealed that he knows little about education in his own electorate, and little about his Government’s policy on Partnership Schools,” says ACT Leader David Seymour “Twyford said, in reference to Middle School West Auckland, […]

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Union Rep Simply Wrong on Overseas Charter Evidence

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Union Rep Simply Wrong on Overseas Charter Evidence

Source: ACT Party Headline: Union Rep Simply Wrong on Overseas Charter Evidence Facebook0 Twitter “NZEI Secretary Paul Goulter is simply wrong when he says that charter schools have failed overseas,” says ACT Leader David Seymour “Anyone with Google can quickly find that the schools have raised student achievement above that of local state schools wherever […]

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Partnership School Massacre Shows Government’s True Colours

By   /  February 8, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Partnership School Massacre Shows Government’s True Colours

Source: ACT Party Headline: Partnership School Massacre Shows Government’s True Colours Facebook0 Twitter “It’s ideology over evidence and payoffs to union backers as the Government seeks to massacre Partnership Schools despite their popularity and success. Today’s announcement shows the juvenile and callous nature of a Government led by ex student politians. “Partnership Schools are working, […]

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Free Press Monday 5th February 2018

By   /  February 6, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Free Press Monday 5th February 2018

Source: ACT Party Headline: Free Press Monday 5th February 2018 Facebook0 Twitter Last Week in Parliament The Government introduced legislation to prevent MPs leaving their party. David Seymour pointed out in the House it was fundamentally because of Winston Peters’ paranoia that his MPs would abandon him (but Free Press has recognized a second reason, […]

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Free Press Monday 29 January 2018

By   /  February 6, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Free Press Monday 29 January 2018

Source: ACT Party Headline: Free Press Monday 29 January 2018 Facebook0 Twitter We’re Back Free Press would like to welcome all our readers for another year. 2018 will bring a major private members bill, a surprise or two, and a rebuilt and retooled party to launch. Strap yourself in and hold on for the ride. […]

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Govt Fails to Protect Tobacco Retailers, Punishes Poor

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Govt Fails to Protect Tobacco Retailers, Punishes Poor

Source: ACT Party Headline: Govt Fails to Protect Tobacco Retailers, Punishes Poor Facebook0 Twitter “The Government has continued the Nats’ weak approach to protecting tobacco retailers,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “The Government collects $1.7 billion per year in tobacco tax itself, and $1.9 billion when GST is included. This amount is forecast to grow […]

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Fourteen Rings to Make One Rule. Like, Really?

By   /  January 29, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Fourteen Rings to Make One Rule. Like, Really?

Source: ACT Party Headline: Fourteen Rings to Make One Rule. Like, Really? Facebook2 Twitter “After opposing the ‘Hobbit Law’ for eight years, Labour needs a fourteen-person working group to tell it what its policy should be,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “A usually-reliable source informs ACT that, after accounting for fees, flights, and hotel rooms, […]

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Tax Relief Risks Perception of Corruption

By   /  January 28, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tax Relief Risks Perception of Corruption

Source: ACT Party Headline: Tax Relief Risks Perception of Corruption Facebook0 Twitter “Winston Peters’ promise of tax relief for the racing industry risks creating the perception of US-style corruption”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Mr Peters and NZ First have taken large donations from the racing industry in the past. “For example, in 2008, the […]

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Labour, Bureaucrats Put Your Money At Risk

By   /  January 26, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour, Bureaucrats Put Your Money At Risk

Source: ACT Party Headline: Labour, Bureaucrats Put Your Money At Risk Facebook0 Twitter “It should come as no surprise that the Government is being warned its flagship fees-free policy will be open to abuse,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Chris Hipkins has entrusted billions of taxpayer dollars to bureaucrats who hold no records of study from […]

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Ideological Workplace Policy Will Mean Fewer Houses

By   /  January 25, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Ideological Workplace Policy Will Mean Fewer Houses

Source: ACT Party Headline: Ideological Workplace Policy Will Mean Fewer Houses Facebook0 Twitter “The Government today confirmed it will gut a policy that has led to a 10 per cent increase in hiring in the construction industry,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “The Government will limit the use of 90-day trial periods to businesses with […]

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Housing Issue Will Define This Government

By   /  January 22, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Housing Issue Will Define This Government

Source: ACT Party Headline: Housing Issue Will Define This Government Facebook0 Twitter “Another Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey has shown what ACT has long said: New Zealand has some of the most unaffordable housing in the world,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Out of nine English speaking countries studied, New Zealand Housing Affordability was the second […]

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Do Jacinda and Bill Know How Partnership Schools Work?

By   /  December 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Do Jacinda and Bill Know How Partnership Schools Work?

Source: ACT Party Headline: Do Jacinda and Bill Know How Partnership Schools Work? Facebook0 Twitter “Today in Question Time, the Prime Minister repeated her assertion that Partnership Schools can stay open if they operate within the same budget, use registered teachers, and teach the New Zealand curriculum”, says ACT Party Leader David Seymour. “What Bill […]

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Foreign Home-Buyer Ban Driven By Populist Hysteria

By   /  December 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Foreign Home-Buyer Ban Driven By Populist Hysteria

Source: ACT Party Headline: Foreign Home-Buyer Ban Driven By Populist Hysteria Facebook0 Twitter “The Government’s decision to ban foreign home-buyers shows it is all too willing to bow to populist pressure and is unserious about tackling the housing crisis”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “The evidence from jurisdictions which have restricted foreign home-buyers is that […]

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Massive Questions Remain over Government’s Foreign Home-Buyer Ban

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Massive Questions Remain over Government’s Foreign Home-Buyer Ban

Source: ACT Party Headline: Massive Questions Remain over Government’s Foreign Home-Buyer Ban Facebook0 Twitter “The Government needs to immediately come clean over whether its foreign home-buyer ban breaches basic human rights and contravenes New Zealand’s trade deals with other countries”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. On Thursday, the Government introduced legislation which would ban foreign […]

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Public Submissions Open for End of Life Choice

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Public Submissions Open for End of Life Choice

Source: ACT Party Headline: Public Submissions Open for End of Life Choice Facebook0 Twitter It’s time to have your say on the End of Life Choice Bill New Zealand citizens and permanent resident living here or overseas, are now able to submit their stories and opinions on assisted dying and the End of Life Choice Bill to […]

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