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Govt doesn’t know if emissions will fall

By   /  April 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Govt doesn’t know if emissions will fall

Source: ACT Party Headline: Govt doesn’t know if emissions will fall Facebook0 Twitter “Despite much fanfare over its decision to ban offshore oil and gas exploration, the Government doesn’t know whether it will lead to lower global greenhouse gas emissions”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods confirmed in response to a written parliamentary […]

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Woods caught telling fibs on oil and gas consultation

By   /  April 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Woods caught telling fibs on oil and gas consultation

Source: ACT Party Headline: Woods caught telling fibs on oil and gas consultation Facebook0 Twitter “Industry was kept in the dark over the Government’s oil and gas decision, despite claims to the contrary”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. In response to a written parliamentary question from Mr Seymour, Energy and Resources Megan Woods said no “formal consultation […]

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Our nuclear-free moment? Or business as usual?

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Our nuclear-free moment? Or business as usual?

Source: ACT Party Headline: Our nuclear-free moment? Or business as usual? Facebook0 Twitter Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods will today travel to Taranaki to talk to those affected by her Government’s oil and gas decision. The Government’s messages have been either contradictory or dishonest. “The Government is talking out both sides of its mouth”, […]

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Free Press, 23 April 2018

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Free Press, 23 April 2018

Source: ACT Party Headline: Free Press, 23 April 2018 Facebook0 Twitter Free Press, 23 April 2018 This last week we saw more evidence of the Government putting PR ahead of good policy.  Style over substance On Friday, Jacinda Ardern was quoted using a Maori proverb at a dinner hosted by the Queen: “What is the […]

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Treasury criticised R&D tax credit, Govt should lower corporate rate

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Treasury criticised R&D tax credit, Govt should lower corporate rate

Source: ACT Party Headline: Treasury criticised R&D tax credit, Govt should lower corporate rate Facebook0 Twitter In 2008, the Government’s economic advisor set out various concerns about an R&D tax credit. “Grant Roberston should listen to these concerns and instead lower the corporate tax rate for all businesses”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “The Treasury […]

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Government should heed warning on protectionism

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government should heed warning on protectionism

Source: ACT Party Headline: Government should heed warning on protectionism Facebook0 Twitter “Jacinda Ardern’s government is being warned that its protectionism will scare away foreign investors”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Documents released by Treasury show the Government’s restrictions on overseas investment in rural land may ‘negatively affect New Zealand’s attractiveness as a destination for […]

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Jacinda tries to re-write history in new interview

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Jacinda tries to re-write history in new interview

Source: ACT Party Headline: Jacinda tries to re-write history in new interview Facebook0 Twitter “Jacinda Ardern is trying to re-write history with comments that she ran an ‘outward facing’ election campaign”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. In a new interview, the Prime Minister said ‘The suggestion in any way that New Zealand wasn’t an open […]

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Free Press, 16 April 2018

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Free Press, 16 April 2018

Source: ACT Party Headline: Free Press, 16 April 2018 Facebook0 Twitter Another Jacinda Surprise  Last week, the Government decided to kneecap one of our most important industries, putting New Zealanders’ wellbeing at risk for what is essentially a photo op. Hurting the economy… The Government’s decision to end offshore oil and gas exploration will put […]

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Minister must intervene in Middleton case

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Minister must intervene in Middleton case

Source: ACT Party Headline: Minister must intervene in Middleton case Facebook0 Twitter “The callous treatment of Mark Middleton at the hands of immigration authorities is simply outrageous and Associate Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi must put it right”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Middleton has called New Zealand home for the last 56 years. “Instead of […]

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Oil and gas changes show Govt’s brazen arrogance

By   /  April 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Oil and gas changes show Govt’s brazen arrogance

Source: ACT Party Headline: Oil and gas changes show Govt’s brazen arrogance Facebook0 Twitter “The Government has shown breathtaking arrogance by keeping the oil and gas industry in the dark over changes to the sector”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Fronting media today, it was abundantly clear that the Government hadn’t consulted the industry on the […]

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Ending offshore exploration is lose-lose

By   /  April 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Ending offshore exploration is lose-lose

Source: ACT Party Headline: Ending offshore exploration is lose-lose Facebook0 Twitter “The Government’s decision to end offshore oil and gas exploration will put 11,000 jobs at risk and could harm the environment”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “The oil and gas industry creates thousands of jobs, contributes $2.5 billion to the New Zealand economy and […]

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Government Passes Puppy Dog and Ice-Cream Bill

By   /  April 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Government Passes Puppy Dog and Ice-Cream Bill

Source: ACT Party Headline: Government Passes Puppy Dog and Ice-Cream Bill Facebook0 Twitter The Local Government (Community Well-Being) Ammendment Bill should be renamed the Puppy Dogs and Icecream Bill, according to ACT Leader David Seymour “The Government is proactively removing the requirement for councils to deliver qualty services defined as ‘effective’ and ‘efficient.’ It reflects the […]

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What Bridges should have said on taxes and spending

By   /  April 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on What Bridges should have said on taxes and spending

Source: ACT Party Headline: What Bridges should have said on taxes and spending Facebook0 Twitter “Simon Bridges’ interview with Stuff this morning sent the wrong message to voters who value freedom, choice, and limited government”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Mr Bridges should have publicly committed to reversing the coalition’s Provincial Growth Fund, its fees-free policy, and […]

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New report shows Govt must listen to kids on charter schools

By   /  April 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on New report shows Govt must listen to kids on charter schools

Source: ACT Party Headline: New report shows Govt must listen to kids on charter schools Facebook0 Twitter “A new report by the Children’s Convention Monitoring Group reinforces the fact that the Government must consider the views of children before closing charter schools”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “‘Getting It Right: Building Blocks‘ focuses on the factors […]

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Bridges must commit to rolling back fuel taxes

By   /  April 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bridges must commit to rolling back fuel taxes

Source: ACT Party Headline: Bridges must commit to rolling back fuel taxes Facebook0 Twitter “Simon Bridges must publicly commit to rolling back Labour’s increased fuel taxes”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “The National Party is running a campaign to ‘stop the fuel tax’ while its leader is unwilling to say whether he will scrap them. […]

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Government’s working groups cost $16m

By   /  April 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government’s working groups cost $16m

Source: ACT Party Headline: Government’s working groups cost $16m Facebook0 Twitter “News of another government review highlights the growing cost of ‘review-itis’ infecting the Ardern-Peters administration”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. This morning Peeni Henare announced the appointment of a panel to review Whanau Ora. “After accounting for fees, flights and accommodation, the average government […]

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Free Press, 9 April 2018

By   /  April 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Free Press, 9 April 2018

Source: ACT Party Headline: Free Press, 9 April 2018 Facebook0 Twitter The report the Government didn’t want you to see The third and final independent report by Martin Jenkins on Partnership Schools has now seen the light of day. After stonewalling for a number months, Education Minister Chris Hipkins finally relented and dumped the report in […]

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Big government Bridges will keep Labour’s tax hikes

By   /  April 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Big government Bridges will keep Labour’s tax hikes

Source: ACT Party Headline: Big government Bridges will keep Labour’s tax hikes Facebook0 Twitter “Simon Bridges has confirmed his commitment to higher taxes by this morning refusing to roll back proposed fuel tax increases of between 9 and 12 cents a litre”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “This complements his record as a big spending […]

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The report the Government didn’t want you to see

By   /  April 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on The report the Government didn’t want you to see

Source: ACT Party Headline: The report the Government didn’t want you to see Facebook0 Twitter “Chris Hipkins has tried to avoid any scrutiny of the final Partnership Schools report by performing a classic ‘Friday news dump’”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “The Government didn’t want anyone to see this report from independent consultants Martin Jenkins because […]

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Hipkins must reverse charters decision after glowing report

By   /  April 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Hipkins must reverse charters decision after glowing report

Source: ACT Party Headline: Hipkins must reverse charters decision after glowing report Facebook0 Twitter “The Education Minister must now reverse his decision to close Partnership Schools after the final report from independent consultants Martin Jenkins painted a glowing picture of the model”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “The report cuts through the spin on Partnership […]

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