• 23 May, 2024

    Activist mayors on a hiding to nothing over Māori wards

    This is absurd. Allowing local communities to have a say on their democratic structures is the epitome of local decision-making.

  • 22 May, 2024

    New bill provides for mutually-agreed end of employment

    ACT Small Business spokesperson Laura Trask has introduced a new member’s bill to the ballot to help employers and employees avoid costly unfair dismissal or personal grievance claims.

  • 22 May, 2024

    What has been done on Race Relations?

    At Free Press we hear fair concerns about the rate of policy reform since the election. Is the coalition Government doing enough, and fast enough?

  • 21 May, 2024

    Poll should give mettle to Govt’s cost-cutting

    A new poll revealing 64 percent of New Zealanders think government debt is too high should bolster the Coalition’s confidence to rein in the public sector.

  • 19 May, 2024

    Envy politics didn’t work before, won’t work again

    After six years of government where spending went through the roof, landlords were punished, Farmers were punished, basically anyone trying to do anything was punished...

  • 14 May, 2024

    Taxpayers off the hook for Ardern’s pet project

    ACT is welcoming the Prime Minister’s decision to defund the Christchurch Call.

  • 13 May, 2024

    ACT responds to Court of Appeal decision

    The Waitangi Tribunal has gone well beyond its brief and has become increasingly activist. It’s tried to become a source of authority in its own right.

  • 13 May, 2024

    Forest & Bird's wapiti backdown a win for Fiordland

    Good news for hunters, taxpayers, and Fiordland – Forest & Bird have paused their legal action against the Fiordland Wapiti Foundation.

  • 13 May, 2024

    ACT to Verrall: It's the bloat that's unprecedented

    If the current public service cuts are unprecedented, that’s only because the ballooning of the Wellington bureaucracy under Labour was also unprecedented.

  • 10 May, 2024

    Respect and dignity for Defence personnel

    While global tensions escalate, our uniformed personnel have been underpaid and underappreciated, with attrition rates through the roof. This ends now.

  • 10 May, 2024

    Halal Kiwi's boycott campaign threatens precious unity

    Calling for a boycott of certain businesses is not a crime, but Halal Kiwi's anti-'Zionist' rhetoric is really a thin veil for antisemitism against Jews in New Zealand.

  • 09 May, 2024

    Don’t whip your caucus on Easter Trading

    ACT MP Cameron Luxton is making an appeal to party leaders to allow MPs a free vote on his member’s bill to liberalise Easter Trading rules.