• 27 September, 2023

    New Zealand needs hope, not more of the same

    “Tonight’s edition of Chris vs. Christopher was more entertaining than the last one, but when you scratch beneath the surface the real solutions to the problems New Zealanders are facing weren’t on offer. New Zealand can be a prosperous nation with a productive economy and first class services, but it needs a real change in direction,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 27 September, 2023

    Labour’s plan to continue the decline

    “We need more hope rather than more of the same. Labour's fiscal plan won't admit a mistake and carries on with the wasteful spending that has made life so tough for Kiwis. They have confirmed that ACT is the only party with a credible plan to fix the economy by ending wasteful spending,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 26 September, 2023

    Labour’s lolly scramble doesn’t add up

    “Chris Hipkins’ $1 billion PHARMAC announcement is nothing but a cynical election season bribe. New Zealanders know the government books are in terrible shape and they want fiscally responsible policies, not promises of big spending and more debt six weeks out from an election,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 26 September, 2023

    Welfare needs a values shift

    “Welfare dependency has grown massively in New Zealand, there needs to be a rebalancing back towards obligations. The benefit is there to get people back on their feet, not to rely on,” says ACT’s Social Development spokesperson Karen Chhour.

  • 26 September, 2023

    A climate response that doesn’t cost the earth

    “ACT’s climate change policy is the best any political party has put forward because it is simple, effective, and is not going to make life more costly for New Zealanders. For those reasons, it will also be the most durable,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 26 September, 2023

    Free Press, 26 September 2023

    THE HAPS It’s 19 days until the election but only a week until early voting opens on Monday 2nd. ACT’s 75 stop www.roadtorealchange.nz tour continues around the country, while the party continues to release policy designed to power real change in Government.

  • 25 September, 2023

    ACT and National a coalition for change

    “ACT and National are on the same page about a future coalition Government, with both parties working together in a strong coalition to overcome the significant challenges New Zealand faces,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 25 September, 2023

    Providing real choice in education

    “We need to get the politics and bureaucracy out of New Zealand’s education system, bring high standards for attendance and learning in, and treat the profession with respect. While Labour is responsible for lowering the bar and leaving kids even further behind their international peers, the education decline started well before 2017,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 24 September, 2023

    ACT will do more than just raise speed limits to get Kiwis moving

    “Restoring speed limits is good, but it’s only part of what’s needed to get Kiwis moving,” says ACT Transport Spokesperson Simon Court. “ACT will ensure it’s safe to raise speed limits by making sure all the money raised from excise tax and road user charges actually goes into roads.”

  • 23 September, 2023

    ACT introduces the Unite Visa

    “After years of cruel immigration policy that restricted families from being together. ACT is proposing a new visa that benefits migrants, families, employers, and the New Zealand economy as a whole,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 23 September, 2023

    ACT welcomes support for Pseudoephedrine reversal

    “ACT is welcoming National and Labour’s support for our policy to reverse the ineffective ban on effective cold and flu medicines. This is just one of many unnecessary regulations that will be on the chopping block with ACT in Government,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 22 September, 2023

    Supporting New Zealand’s seniors

    “New Zealand’s senior citizens haven’t worked hard and paid taxes their whole lives to live in a country where crime is out of control, the health system is in crisis, and those who hope that at least the future might be brighter for their grandchildren are frustrated by the failures of the education system and welfare state,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.