“Immigration Minister Michael Wood’s grandstanding about how he wishes he could intervene in the Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull case is nothing more than performative politics. The law says he could have intervened if he wanted to,” says ACT’s Immigration spokesperson James McDowall.
“Jacinda Ardern’s legacy will be more children growing up in welfare-dependent households with no significant reduction in child poverty,” says ACT’s Social Development spokesperson Karen Chhour.
“A new report from Castalia shows that Labour’s “nuclear free moment” is going to cost Kiwis big time,” says ACT’s Climate Change spokesperson Simon Court.
“There are 40,000 more Kiwis reliant on main benefits than when Labour took office. The Government shouldn’t be bragging about welfare numbers, it should be ashamed,” says ACT’s Social Development spokesperson Karen Chhour.
“National’s return to a focus on the hard measurement of reading, writing and maths should be welcomed, but any future attempt must avoid the mistakes of the past, where high targets were set, but the education system was not equipped to achieve them,” says ACT's Education spokesperson Chris Baillie.
“ACT has raised over $120,000 for Ukraine, with $40,000 raised at our fundraiser last night,” says ACT Deputy Leader Brooke van Velden.
“Labour got elected five and a half years ago on a bold promise to fix housing, the annual Demographia International Housing Affordability report shows they’ve only made things worse,” says ACT Deputy Leader and Housing spokesperson Brooke van Velden.
ACT is responsible for Stuart Nash’s departure. The former Police Minister’s primetime radio boast that he rang up the Police Commissioner to try and interfere in a prosecution decision was wrong and also breathtakingly stupid.
“On World Oral Health Day, ACT is asking the Government to brush up on the state of Kiwi kids’ teeth,” says ACT’s Deputy Leader and Health spokesperson Brooke van Velden.
“The ACT Party is proud to help our friends in Ukraine with their fight for freedom by hosting another fundraiser tomorrow evening,” says ACT Deputy Leader Brooke van Velden.
“Today’s sad news that ‘Moana’ will be returning to state care shows just how broken the system is. Her caregivers have been bullied by bureaucrats into giving up the child they loved and cared for because of their race,” says ACT’s Children spokesperson Karen Chhour.
“The Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has doubled the amount of managers it employs and the taxpayer-funded salaries that come with them since Labour took office,” says ACT Deputy Leader Brooke van Velden.
“If there’s one thing the Greens have succeeded at over the past five years it is proving how ineffective they are, even with real responsibility they’ve been unable to achieve anything,” says ACT Deputy Leader Brooke van Velden.
“With the 2023 Rugby World Cup taking place in the northern hemisphere pubs are having to plead their case to prudish licensing committees just so they can open. ACT has the solution once again in the form of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Rugby World Cup 2023 Extended Trading Hours) Amendment Bill,” says ACT’s Sports and
“Green Party Deputy Leader Marama Davidson has appeared on Newshub Nation’s ‘The Pitch’ this morning pleading for the Green Party to have more sway over climate policy, does she realise her co-leader has been the Climate Change Minister for over five years?” Asks ACT’s Climate Change spokesperson Simon Court.
“The Infrastructure Commission has today released a damning report explicitly stating that the Government will fail to meet its emissions reductions targets if it does not radically reform the consenting process, which not only causes massive delays but drowns infrastructure projects in unnecessary costs,”