• 08 December, 2023

    Ditching Paul Hunt a good start, but not enough to fix the HRC

    “The Justice Minister’s decision not to reappoint Paul Hunt is a good start, but doesn’t go far enough to acknowledge the Human Rights Commission’s rot,” says ACT MP Todd Stephenson.

  • 07 December, 2023

    ACT renews call to abolish Human Rights Commission

    “The Human Rights Commission’s appointment of a second Chief Executive is just the latest example of a taxpayer-funded bureaucracy serving itself at the expense of delivery for New Zealanders,” says ACT MP Todd Stephenson.

  • 05 December, 2023

    Te Pāti Māori protesting democracy itself

    “This morning protestors backed by Te Pāti Māori have attempted to block roads and disrupt the opening of Parliament and New Zealander’s lives just because they’re unhappy with the election result,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 04 December, 2023

    Free Press, 4 December 2023

    THE HAPS Parliament returns after a three-month hiatus. The Coalition Government has its work cut out removing bad laws such as so-called 'Fair Pay' Agreements and the Natural and Built Environments Act before they do any more damage. There is a palpable sense of relief as New Zealanders feel they have a government committed to doing essential things well instead of wasting time and money with quixotic boondoggles.

  • 29 November, 2023

    ACT priorities populate 100-day plan

    “The ACT Party’s coalition commitments will form a core part of the government’s first 100 days of office,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 27 November, 2023

    Free Press, 27 November 2023

    THE HAPS After a post-election break, we are back. A Coalition Government is formed and for the first time in 27 years, ACT has Ministers in Cabinet. More importantly, it will be a Government of real change with a comprehensive commitment. As Heather du Plessis-Allan wrote on the weekend, “it’s clear the hard yakka was put in by the policy nerds at ACT.”

  • 24 November, 2023

    Coalition agreement means lower cost of life, safer streets, stronger democracy

    “The coalition agreement ACT has negotiated with National and NZ First and announced today will deliver the real change so many New Zealanders voted for,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 10 November, 2023

    Mahuta must explain moral failing on last day

    “Documents released by the Israel Institute of NZ appear to show a final moral failing by Nanaia Mahuta that casts shame on behalf of all New Zealand,” says ACT Deputy Leader and Foreign Affairs spokesperson Brooke van Velden.

  • 07 November, 2023

    Two year anniversary for End of Life Choice Act

    “Today marks two years of the End of Life Choice Act allowing terminally ill New Zealanders to die with dignity,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 06 November, 2023

    Swarbrick must explain use of Hamas phrase

    "Green MP Chloe Swarbrick must explain why she is repeating statements from the terrorist organisation Hamas’ charter,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 03 November, 2023

    ACT records best ever result - time for real change

    “With the special votes finally counted, ACT is proud to have achieved its greatest ever election result. Now it’s time for real change,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 17 October, 2023

    Tackling inflation must be No.1 priority for incoming govt

    “Today’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a hangover from Labour’s time in charge, it marks two and a half years of inflation above the Reserve Bank’s target range. The next Government’s number one job is going to be ending wasteful spending and getting inflation back within its target range,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.