• 18 April, 2024

    Waitangi Tribunal picked the wrong fight

    The Waitangi Tribunal’s attempt to summons Children’s Minister Karen Chhour makes me deeply fearful for them.

  • 17 April, 2024

    The Role of Government in Media | Free Press

    We’ve never been better served with information, since the Government stopped blocking us from getting it.

  • 15 April, 2024

    Bureaucratic harassment of bar owners must stop

    The tactics deployed by public officials against bars in Wellington is akin to harassment, and needs to stop.

  • 11 April, 2024

    Easter Trading overhaul on the cards with ACT bill drawn

    I’ve heard firsthand the frustration that Kiwis feel over Easter with businesses forced to close, and adults being lectured about silly rules around whether they can have a pint with lunch.

  • 11 April, 2024

    Balance, fairness, and choice restored to rental market

    When one Kiwi offers another Kiwi a place to live, both are better off.

  • 10 April, 2024

    Two Big Problems with School Strike for Climate | Free Press

    You may notice Free Press has arrived late this week. We had a premonition that a very wise op-ed from David Seymour would be published in the Herald today, so we’ve waited to highlight this to readers.

  • 08 April, 2024

    New targets lift prospects for young people via ACT initiatives

    ACT Leader David Seymour is welcoming the Prime Minister’s announcement of nine new Government Targets for 2030, including two to be delivered by ACT Ministers.

  • 07 April, 2024

    Art centre got $25m in handouts - it's now struggling for visitors

    The Hundertwasser Art Centre is a cautionary tale for politicians who believe they can spend money better than the people who earned it

  • 04 April, 2024

    Restoring local voice on Māori wards a win for universal human rights

    Labour stripped democracy from local government by removing the ability to call for a local referendum on Māori wards, and the Government is restoring voters’ voices in line with its coalition commitment to ACT.

  • 04 April, 2024

    ACT stance on building materials adopted by Govt

    ACT has campaigned on slashing the red tape that restricts the use of building materials widely approved overseas, and we’re very pleased to see the Construction Minister announce legislation to move on this.

  • 04 April, 2024

    ERO report bolsters case for history curriculum revamp

    ACT has previously warned that the new ‘Aotearoa New Zealand’s Histories’ curriculum presents a flawed and divisive view of our history.

  • 03 April, 2024

    Forest & Bird’s threat against elk management an own goal

    Forest & Bird’s threatened legal action against Fiordland’s wapiti (elk) management programme would be a massive own goal for conservation.