Toni resides in Christchurch East with her husband. Together they have run their own business which operates in Christchurch and Wellington. Before this, Toni was a Qualified Lab Technician at Christchurch District Health Board for 14-years.
Toni is a licensed firearms owner, she understands the impact the gun law reforms have had on law-abiding citizens in New Zealand, which the Government implemented last year.
She holds strong values of self-responsibility, less government interference, freedom of choice. She lived through the devastating Canterbury earthquakes as the community came together to rebuild businesses and homes.
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Prisoner rehabilitation falling by the wayside
“Labour wants to have less people in New Zealand prisons, but according to inmates’ literacy and numeracy enrolment numbers, they don’t seem to care about equipping them for the outside world,” says ACT’s Corrections spokesperson Toni Severin.
Corrections Minister must address staffing crisis
“Corrections staff attrition has doubled under Labour, while recruitment is down 35 per cent. When Kelvin Davis said he wanted less people in prison we didn’t think he meant the staff,” says ACT’s Corrections spokesperson Toni Severin.
Child sex offender case shows need for urgent review
“The horrific case of a repeat child sex offender cutting off his ankle bracelet and sexually assaulting a toddler shows the urgent need for a review of electronic monitoring,” says ACT’s Correction spokesperson Toni Severin.
ACT calls for review of electronic monitoring
“The numbers of violent and sexual offenders being released on electronic bail has increased dramatically under Labour and it’s time we reviewed who is eligible,” says ACT’s Corrections spokesperson Toni Severin.
MIA Kelvin thinks it’s a joke
“The Corrections Association (CANZ) has made pens with the phrase “Where’s Kelvin” printed on them and the response from Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis is that he wants one so he can frame it,” says ACT’s Corrections spokesperson Toni Severin....
Violent gang members on home detention treble under Labour
“The number of gang members convicted of violence offences who have been allowed to carry out their sentence in the comfort of their own home has almost trebled under the soft on crime Labour government,” says ACT’s Corrections spokesperson Toni...