• 14 June, 2022

    Significant Natural Areas a minefield

    “The Rural Communities Minister has today shown how fraught the Government’s land grab on Significant Natural Areas (SNAs) is,” says ACT’s Primary Industries spokesperson Mark Cameron....

  • 14 June, 2022

    ACT calls for testing at Parliament

    ACT Leader David Seymour has today written to the Parliamentary Service Chief Executive and the Speaker asking for saliva or rapid antigen testing to be widely available to staff and MPs at Parliament....

  • 14 June, 2022

    COVID 3.0: Life after lockdowns

    “It’s time to start planning for life beyond lockdowns. We can’t keep living with the uncertainty that we could be locked down again at any moment. It’s time to look to the future with a renewed sense of confidence,” says...

  • 14 June, 2022

    GDP release a wake up call

    “Today’s Q2 GDP release will be a helpful reminder that outside the Government’s tunnel vision approach to COVID, the troika of debt, inflation, and uncertainty are killing business,” says ACT Leader and Finance spokesperson David Seymour....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Winter grazing changes a win for farmers

    “ACT’s relentless campaigning for changes to the Winter Grazing Regulations has today paid off,” says ACT’s Primary Production and Ruawai dairy farmer Mark Cameron....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Free Press, 24 January 2022

    The whole country sees red while the Government takes Wellington Anniversary off. Only Labour would postpone Cabinet in a crisis to observe a public holiday. The crisis is not Omicron but the Government’s reaction to it. Too strict for life...

  • 14 June, 2022

    Robertson wrong, wage gap with Oz growing

    “Grant Robertson’s claim that the wage gap between New Zealand and Australia is closing is just plain wrong,” says ACT’s Associate Finance spokesperson Damien Smith....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Free Press, 28 February 2022

    For three decades we’ve assumed that the democratic west is invincible, and its members would come to each others’ aid. The events in Ukraine are horrific in themselves, but they have chilling implications for a small western democracy. Especially one...

  • 14 June, 2022

    Patronising PM gives potty privileges

    “Jacinda Ardern’s comment that allowing people to use the toilet at a friend's house is a “luxury” sums up all that is wrong with her COVID response,” says ACT Leader David Seymour....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Unemployment rate actually 6 per cent

    “Grant Robertson is in full self-congratulation mode over today’s employment numbers, but the real unemployment rate is at least 6 per cent,” says ACT’s Welfare spokesperson Karen Chhour....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Hate speech will put cancel culture on steroids

    “The Government’s proposed hate speech laws are a huge win for cancel culture and will create an even more divided society,” says ACT Leader David Seymour....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Jacinda Ardern's coal powered nuclear free moment

    “Even Jacinda Ardern's harshest critics never imagined her 'nuclear free moment' would be coal powered," says ACT Leader David Seymour.