Governments of all stripes have, for years, chosen where to build roads, bridges, and railway lines, based not on the economic need for them, but on the political advantage to be gained. Taxpayers deserve better. ACT would replace this political discretion with economic discipline and get more congestion reduction and road safety for every taxpayer dollar spent.Read more
For decades, councils have tied new housing developments up in red tape and underinvested in infrastructure. ACT believes New Zealanders must be free to build, and councils should be encouraged to invest in infrastructure, if we are to solve the housing crisis and achieve housing affordability.Read more
ACT is a party of tolerance and respect. New Zealanders should be free to live their lives without government interference as long as they aren’t hurting others. David Seymour authored the End of Life Choice Act and we have stood for a woman's right to choose on abortion.