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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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Twyford’s state homes cost 7x more to maintain

By   /  April 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Twyford’s state homes cost 7x more to maintain

Source: ACT Party Headline: Twyford’s state homes cost 7x more to maintain Facebook0 Twitter “Phil Twyford is spending seven times more than a private landlord in maintaining his stock of government-owned houses”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Twyford must transfer this massive liability off the government’s books by privatising all state houses and subsidising the rent of […]

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Shane Jones’ gravy train travels south to Taranaki

By   /  April 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Shane Jones’ gravy train travels south to Taranaki

Source: ACT Party Headline: Shane Jones’ gravy train travels south to Taranaki Facebook0 Twitter “Shane Jones’ corporate welfare gravy train has continued its travels south to Taranaki today”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.  “The Provincial Growth Fund is a continuation of the crony capitalism of former Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges. Although it has a new name, […]

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Tax Working Group to write Labour election policy

By   /  April 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tax Working Group to write Labour election policy

Source: ACT Party Headline: Tax Working Group to write Labour election policy Facebook0 Twitter “It’s now clear that the real task of the taxpayer-funded Tax Working Group is to write the Labour Party’s 2020 election tax policy”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Last month, former Labour Party Deputy Leader Michael Cullen floated eight new taxes or types […]

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Adams slams former Transport Minister Bridges

By   /  April 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Adams slams former Transport Minister Bridges

Source: ACT Party Headline: Adams slams former Transport Minister Bridges Facebook0 Twitter “National Finance Spokesperson Amy Adams has slammed the policies of former Transport Minister Simon Bridges”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Yesterday, the Government revealed it was proposing a fuel tax increase of between 9 and 12 cents a litre. Aucklanders face hikes of 20 […]

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Provincial Growth Fund gives millions to Shane Jones-connected project

By   /  April 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Provincial Growth Fund gives millions to Shane Jones-connected project

Source: ACT Party Headline: Provincial Growth Fund gives millions to Shane Jones-connected project Facebook0 Twitter “Shane Jones has big questions to answer after his Provincial Growth Fund gave millions to a project he once chaired”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. On 23 February, $4.6 million of funding was announced for the Manea Footprints of Kupe Cultural Heritage and Education […]

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Hawaii shows New Zealand the way on Assisted Dying

By   /  April 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Hawaii shows New Zealand the way on Assisted Dying

Source: ACT Party Headline: Hawaii shows New Zealand the way on Assisted Dying Facebook0 Twitter “Hawaiian Senators have shown true compassion to people suffering from terminal illnesses,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Last week the “Our Care, Our Choice Act” passed the Senate with near unanimous support, 23-2, in favour of assisted dying and end […]

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Govt’s botched handling of charters continues

By   /  April 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Govt’s botched handling of charters continues

Source: ACT Party Headline: Govt’s botched handling of charters continues Facebook0 Twitter “Revelations that the Government’s utu against charter schools may cost taxpayers $20 million show how badly Chris Hipkins has handled them,” says ACT Leader David Seymour, who was responsible for charter schools as Under-Secretary in the previous Government. “The schools were contracted to deliver […]

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Free Press Monday 2 April 2018 -The Government’s Weird War on the Poor

By   /  April 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Free Press Monday 2 April 2018 -The Government’s Weird War on the Poor

Source: ACT Party Headline: Free Press Monday 2 April 2018 -The Government’s Weird War on the Poor Facebook0 Twitter Chaos in the Beltway Media are hysterical over the Government’s various disasters from the Curran-Hirschfeld debacle to the absence of Russian spies in New Zealand, and New Zealand First heavying opposition MPs over Regional Growth Funding […]

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Government begins killing 3000 jobs this weekend

By   /  March 29, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government begins killing 3000 jobs this weekend

Source: ACT Party Headline: Government begins killing 3000 jobs this weekend Facebook0 Twitter “By increasing the minimum wage to $16.50 an hour, the Government is condemning 3000 young, unskilled workers to the scrapheap”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Official analysis by the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment shows the ‘restraint on employment’ as a […]

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Capital Gains Tax in all but name

By   /  March 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Capital Gains Tax in all but name

Source: ACT Party Headline: Capital Gains Tax in all but name Facebook0 Twitter “Tonight, we have a capital gains tax in all but name, and the National Party is as responsible as the Government,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Tonight’s passage of the Taxation (Employment Income and Remedial Matters) Bill means homes bought and sold […]

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Poor hit from all angles with regional fuel tax

By   /  March 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Poor hit from all angles with regional fuel tax

Source: ACT Party Headline: Poor hit from all angles with regional fuel tax Facebook0 Twitter “The poorest Aucklanders will be in hit in at least three different ways with Phil Twyford’s new regional fuel tax”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.  “Grant Robertson doled out $40 a week to many families with children in his ‘Families Package’. Now Phil […]

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America’s Cup: great theatre, poor deal

By   /  March 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on America’s Cup: great theatre, poor deal

Source: ACT Party Headline: America’s Cup: great theatre, poor deal Facebook0 Twitter “The America’s Cup is a fantastic event, but David Parker and Phil Goff have negotiated an incompetent deal on behalf of New Zealanders”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Clearly feeling the pressure, Parker and Goff will stump up at least $212.5 million of taxpayer and ratepayer […]

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Free Press Monday 26 March -A Popular ACT Policy

By   /  March 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Free Press Monday 26 March -A Popular ACT Policy

Source: ACT Party Headline: Free Press Monday 26 March -A Popular ACT Policy Facebook0 Twitter A Popular ACT Policy ACT commissioned independent polling to test the popularity of Partnership Schools. As one of our former leaders likes to say, politics is hard slog in the fog, then suddenly you’re out in front. After six years […]

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Hipkins tries to bully schools while suppressing their success

By   /  March 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Hipkins tries to bully schools while suppressing their success

Source: ACT Party Headline: Hipkins tries to bully schools while suppressing their success Facebook0 Twitter “The Government has utterly failed in its attempts to bully fledgling charter schools into accepting a different educational model”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “A month and a half after introducing a Bill to scrap charter schools, only one has […]

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Printing money doesn’t create jobs

By   /  March 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Printing money doesn’t create jobs

Source: ACT Party Headline: Printing money doesn’t create jobs Facebook0 Twitter “Directing the Reserve Bank to focus on employment ignores the basic fact that printing money doesn’t create jobs”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.  “Monetary policy doesn’t affect employment in the long-term.  “Jobs are created when we have a world-class education system, a flexible labour market, and […]

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New Zealanders deserve honest appraisal of Government housing failure

By   /  March 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealanders deserve honest appraisal of Government housing failure

Source: ACT Party Headline: New Zealanders deserve honest appraisal of Government housing failure Facebook0 Twitter “New Zealanders deserve better than Phil Twyford’s ideological comments this morning on Q+A about a ‘market failure’ in housing”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “The Government’s own officials have said that, in Auckland, land use regulation could be responsible for up […]

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Middlemore a prime example of public sector incompetence

By   /  March 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Middlemore a prime example of public sector incompetence

Source: ACT Party Headline: Middlemore a prime example of public sector incompetence Facebook0 Twitter “So far, $11 million of operations, doctor’s appointments, and prescriptions have been lost thanks to incompetent government management by National and Labour”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Leaky building issues at Middlemore Hospital shows the problem with governments owning assets – […]

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National Party infighting costs households $1200

By   /  March 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on National Party infighting costs households $1200

Source: ACT Party Headline: National Party infighting costs households $1200 Facebook0 Twitter “Comments by former Health Minister Jonathan Coleman show that National cannot be trusted to cut taxes when it returns to Government”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Mr Coleman made clear there are many National MPs who support even greater government spending instead of […]

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