Stock rustling set to continue under lax laws

The theft and illegal slaughter of farm stock can only be expected to continue if tougher laws are not introduced, said ACT Leader David Seymour today.

NZ Farmer today reported on David Searle, who found three dead ewes on the edge of his property yesterday morning, with another six missing.

“It makes for a grim read, but what’s grimmer still is that this is an ongoing problem for rural New Zealand,” said Mr Seymour.

Newsletter - Partnership Schools

Partnership Schools: The Path to Quality Education
November 11, 2014

You may find this recent newspaper article on Partnership Schools of interest.

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/education/10716336/Charter-schools-claim...

I did, and for this simple reason.

Newsletter - Stocks and Flows

Social Housing: Stock and Flow Confusion
November 7, 2014

This is the first issue of what will be a regular newsletter, commenting on and reacting to political and other issues. On this occasion, the topic is the debate over social housing reform, one where opposition politicians and many commentators seem hopelessly confused over what is, and is not, important.

Housing Affordability

Andrew Atkin explains, step by step, how housing affordability has been destroyed in New Zealand. 
There is a special focus on the impact of Metropolitan Urban Limits.

Speech: Reply to Prime Minister's statement on ISIL

Delivered by ACT Leader David Seymour to Parliament, 5/11/2014:

I rise on behalf of the ACT Party in support of the proposals announced this morning.

My party believes that the first and most important role of the State is to protect citizens against thugs. This duty applies whether the thugs reside overseas or within our borders.

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