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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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Robertson Continues Nats’ Taxation By Stealth

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Robertson Continues Nats’ Taxation By Stealth

Source: ACT Party Headline: Robertson Continues Nats’ Taxation By Stealth Facebook0 Twitter “Grant Robertson will allow new benefits to rise in line with inflation while tax brackets will remain the same pushing middle income New Zealanders into the highest bracket”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Mr Seymour has introduced an amendment to the Government’s Families […]

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Labour and National: Brothers from Different Mothers

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Labour and National: Brothers from Different Mothers

Source: ACT Party Headline: Labour and National: Brothers from Different Mothers Facebook0 Twitter “Bill English and Steven Joyce are crying crocodile tears over tax cuts that never existed”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “If National wanted to complain about the new Government raising taxes, it should have cut them instead of just talking a big […]

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MPs Vote for Choice and Compassion

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on MPs Vote for Choice and Compassion

Source: ACT Party Headline: MPs Vote for Choice and Compassion Facebook0 Twitter “Tonight, Parliament has taken a big first step towards providing choice and compassion for those suffering intolerably with a terminal illness”, ACT Leader David Seymour says. “I welcome my parliamentary colleagues voting for my End of Life Choice Bill by 76 to 44. […]

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Free Press -Measuring Child Neglect

By   /  December 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Free Press -Measuring Child Neglect

Source: ACT Party Headline: Free Press -Measuring Child Neglect Facebook0 Twitter Child Neglect (poverty)The Prime Minister has staked her job on child neglect but what isn’t measured isn’t managed. How she will measure it is now career defining. Will it be a cop out, or will she do something that would give the average National […]

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Environment Ministry Endorses ACT Policy to Scrap the RMA

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Environment Ministry Endorses ACT Policy to Scrap the RMA

Source: ACT Party Headline: Environment Ministry Endorses ACT Policy to Scrap the RMA Facebook0 Twitter “The Environment Ministry has endorsed ACT policy to scrap the Resource Management Act in its Briefing to the Incoming Minister”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “David Parker’s officials have told him that the RMA has completely failed to deliver sufficient housing […]

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Pinning Robertson Would Be Easier If Nats Actually Cut Tax

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Pinning Robertson Would Be Easier If Nats Actually Cut Tax

Source: ACT Party Headline: Pinning Robertson Would Be Easier If Nats Actually Cut Tax Facebook0 Twitter “National’s Finance Spokesman, Steven Joyce, fired a very frustrated opening salvo today in the coming battle over taxes,” according to ACT’s David Seymour. “Mr Joyce couldn’t pin Mr Robertson because he is wrong that an earner on the average […]

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End of Life Choice Bill heads to Christchurch

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on End of Life Choice Bill heads to Christchurch

Source: ACT Party Headline: End of Life Choice Bill heads to Christchurch Facebook0 Twitter ACT leader David Seymour will be in Christchurch to hear the views of New Zealanders on assisted dying and is encouraging them to contact local MPs with their support. “We’ve sent out 20,000 letters which have arrived in Christchurch letterboxes this […]

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Compassion and Choice – Free Press Monday 4 December 2017

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Compassion and Choice – Free Press Monday 4 December 2017

Source: ACT Party Headline: Compassion and Choice – Free Press Monday 4 December 2017 Facebook0 Twitter Most Widely Read Ever Website statistics show that last week’s Free Press was the most widely read ever. You can still read it here. We blew the lid off the ‘sealed section’ of the Labour-New Zealand First coalition agreement, showing why […]

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Government’s Fees-Free Policy Will Widen Educational Inequality

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government’s Fees-Free Policy Will Widen Educational Inequality

Source: ACT Party Headline: Government’s Fees-Free Policy Will Widen Educational Inequality Facebook0 Twitter “Labour will tax hardworking New Zealanders to fund university for students that come from disproportionately upper and middle class families,” says ACT leader David Seymour. “With $3 billion in new spending, and a plan to scrap Partnership Schools, this Government will widen […]

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Prime Minister Accidentally Endorses Partnership School Model!

By   /  December 4, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Accidentally Endorses Partnership School Model!

Source: ACT Party Headline: Prime Minister Accidentally Endorses Partnership School Model! Facebook0 Twitter “The Prime Minister has said in her Post Cabinet Press Conference 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. “As the Former […]

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Five Takeaways from Grant Robertson’s Big Speech

By   /  December 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Five Takeaways from Grant Robertson’s Big Speech

Source: ACT Party Headline: Five Takeaways from Grant Robertson’s Big Speech Facebook0 Twitter Pessimism about the economy  The Finance Minister confirmed that bank economists were warning of dark clouds approaching the New Zealand economy. Business confidence has fallen to an 8-year low on the back of uncertainty over the new Government’s quixotic schemes.   Paying […]

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Greens Have Left Principles at the Beehive Door

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Greens Have Left Principles at the Beehive Door

Source: ACT Party Headline: Greens Have Left Principles at the Beehive Door Facebook0 Twitter “Green Minister Eugenie Sage has forgotten her commitment to natural justice and due process when making the newly-announced restrictions on foreign investment retrospective,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. The Land Information Minister’s new foreign investment directive will mean the Government is shifting […]

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Labour’s Stealthy Land Tax

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Labour’s Stealthy Land Tax

Source: ACT Party Headline: Labour’s Stealthy Land Tax Facebook0 Twitter “The Government’s directive to further restrict the sale of land to overseas investors will wipe millions off working farmers’ hard earned wealth,” says ACT leader David Seymour. “It’s an outrage that small family-owned farms of only five hectares will see thousands shaved off their land […]

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Labour-NZ First: The Missing Five Pages -Free Press Monday 27 November 2017

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour-NZ First: The Missing Five Pages -Free Press Monday 27 November 2017

Source: ACT Party Headline: Labour-NZ First: The Missing Five Pages -Free Press Monday 27 November 2017 Facebook0 Twitter The Secret Labour/NZ First Agreement The Free Press has learned from a usually reliable source what is in the secret coalition agreement. First things First: Why is it secret? It is very damaging in a democracy for […]

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Will National Be a Voice for Taxpayers?

By   /  November 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Will National Be a Voice for Taxpayers?

Source: ACT Party Headline: Will National Be a Voice for Taxpayers? Facebook0 Twitter “Now that National has been declined leave for its flexible parental leave Bill to be introduced, will it vote against Labour’s massive new middle-class welfare scheme?”, asks ACT Leader David Seymour. “This is a golden opportunity for National to stand up for […]

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Healthy Homes Bill Hurts The People It Claims To Help

By   /  November 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Healthy Homes Bill Hurts The People It Claims To Help

Source: ACT Party Headline: Healthy Homes Bill Hurts The People It Claims To Help Facebook0 Twitter “Everybody agrees with the idea that people should have access to a healthy, warm and dry home,” says ACT leader David Seymour. “The new Government will today continue pushing its Healthy Homes Bill through Parliament but while it may […]

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Seymour Withdraws Erebus Debate Motion, Welcomes Prime Minister’s Commitment

By   /  November 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Seymour Withdraws Erebus Debate Motion, Welcomes Prime Minister’s Commitment

Source: ACT Party Headline: Seymour Withdraws Erebus Debate Motion, Welcomes Prime Minister’s Commitment Facebook0 Twitter “The ACT Party welcomes the Prime Minister’s commitment to proceed with a national memorial to honour the 257 victims who died in the 1979 Erebus tragedy,” says party Leader David Seymour, “as a result I will be withdrawing my motion […]

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Victorian Politicians Show Real Courage Legalising Assisted Dying

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Victorian Politicians Show Real Courage Legalising Assisted Dying

Source: ACT Party Headline: Victorian Politicians Show Real Courage Legalising Assisted Dying Facebook0 Twitter Victoria’s Upper House has shown real courage by legalising Assted Dying for the State,” says ACT Leader David Seymour Seymour’s End of Life Choice Bill would legalise Assisted Dying here and is moving up the Order Paper to be debated early next year. […]

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