• 14 June, 2022

    ICU nurse visas should be fast tracked today

    “Only Labour could fail to prioritise residence visas for ICU nurses in the middle of a pandemic when the shortage of ICU nurses is the critical weakness in our response,” says ACT Leader David Seymour....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Why are we locked down? Three percent of current cases double vaccinated

    “The same day the Government pronounced out that ‘74 percent of currently eligible people are booked or vaccinated at least once,’ a much more telling figure emerged,” says ACT Leader David Seymour....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Labour has overseen a gun crime explosion

    “Violent gun crime statistics from NZ Police show that Labour’s approach of nurturing gangs and punishing responsible firearms owners has led to a massive increase in firearms-related offenses,” says ACT’s Justice spokesperson Nicole McKee....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Labour entrenching welfare dependency with benefit increases

    “The Government is increasing dependency on welfare with increases to the benefit while businesses struggle to get ahead and employ more people,” says ACT’s Social Development spokesperson Karen Chhour....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Labour and National offer no choice on housing

    "Labour and National are offering voters no choice on housing, singing from the same song sheet, but ACT will reverse the attacks on landlords and make it attractive to rent out houses again,” says ACT’s Housing spokesperson Brooke van Velden....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Kelvin Davis is overseeing the indefensible

    “Kelvin Davis has today told the Social Services Select Committee that he’s “not here to defend the indefensible” when it comes to Oranga Tamariki. He needs to accept that he’s the one who’s in charge of the indefensible,” says ACT’s...

  • 14 June, 2022

    Janssen approved, so what now?

    “Now MedSafe has approved the Janssen one shot vaccine, months after the United States and European Union, the Government should be transparent about its plans for using the vaccine,” says ACT Leader David Seymour....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Make up your mind, Jacinda

    “The Prime Minister has lost control of the COVID response and can’t make up her mind what the strategy is,” says ACT Leader David Seymour....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Jacinda needs to side line prankster Trevor and do some adulting

    “The Speaker of the House is one of the most important constitutional roles in New Zealand and it’s time for Trevor Mallard to behave like it,” says ACT Leader David Seymour....

  • 14 June, 2022

    ACT would share GST with councils to fund infrastructure

    “A new GST-sharing scheme announced by ACT today would get councils issuing resource consents with the great gusto that they have for giving parking tickets’” says ACT’s Deputy Leader and Housing spokesperson Brooke van Velden....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Bill drawn to reduce barriers to foreign investment

    “A Bill in my name drawn from the Ballot today will reduce barriers to investment from other like-minded countries improving the quality of life enjoyed by all New Zealanders,” says ACT MP Damien Smith....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Jacinda and Chris owe Kiwis stranded in Oz and Apology

    “Jacinda Ardern and Chris Hipkins owe Kiwis stuck in Australia an apology for leaving them stranded with no flights for today’s MIQ lottery,” says ACT Leader David Seymour....