• 18 July, 2024

    Self-reliance and self-esteem boosted with benefit sanctions

    ACT is welcoming news that the use of benefit sanctions has increased by more than 50% since this time last year.

  • 17 July, 2024

    ACT Party appoints new General Manager/Party Secretary

    ACT Party Acting President, Catherine Isaac, has today named Callum Purves as the Party’s new General Manager and Party Secretary. 

  • 11 July, 2024

    Member’s bill lodged to stop regional emissions red tape

    This week ACT MP Mark Cameron is lodging a new member’s bill to restore longstanding provisions to the Resource Management Act that prohibit regional councils from considering climate change as a factor in their plans.

  • 10 July, 2024

    ACT welcomes Otago Uni’s rejection of ‘safety from ideas’

    ACT is welcoming Otago University’s new official position on free speech.

  • 09 July, 2024

    Human Rights Commission jets to Geneva to trash NZ’s reputation

    ACT is renewing calls to scrap the Human Rights Commission as it joins a reported “march of shame” to Geneva criticising New Zealand’s commitment to indigenous rights and calling the Coalition Government racist.

  • 07 July, 2024

    ACT kicks off winter tour

    For ACT, listening to New Zealanders never stops.

  • 04 July, 2024

    Mad intensification rules out, housing hope in

    ACT is welcoming the end of Labour's compulsory intensification rules as the Government announces new plans to implement housing growth targets and free up land.

  • 02 July, 2024

    ACT invokes ‘agree to disagree’ on Fair Digital News Bargaining Bill

    The Bill is a sop. Even its supporters estimate it may only provide $30 million in revenue to all media companies, but revenue at TVNZ alone dropped by half that last year.

  • 01 July, 2024

    New Zealand’s potential unleashed in third quarterly plan

    New Zealanders will be empowered by a series of ACT-driven actions in the Government’s third quarterly plan announced today.

  • 27 June, 2024

    MP welcomes Prime Minister’s backing of Easter Trading bill

    I'm pleased to have the Prime Minister's support and I hope other MPs will consider the points he's made, such as the inconsistency in shutting down brick-and-mortar stores while online outlets continue to trade.

  • 27 June, 2024

    Swarbrick’s rhetoric doesn’t befit position of Party Leader

    Responding to Chlöe Swarbrick today leading a chant of “From the river to the sea…”

  • 27 June, 2024

    Livestock export by sea is being reinstated

    I believe we can meet our environmental and animal welfare obligations without sacrificing our rural lifeblood.