• 14 June, 2022

    Open border will sink traffic lights, isolation rules, QR codes, and test imports

    “As New Zealand finally opens up to the rest of the world, the Government will find its nonsensical COVID restrictions for New Zealanders are almost impossible to enforce on tourists” says ACT Leader David Seymour....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Time for the Govt to listen on Three Waters

    “It is critical that New Zealanders have access to safe drinking water and high-quality infrastructure for storm and wastewater. Currently the system is not up to scratch, but the Government’s proposed reforms simply miss the mark,” says ACT’s Local Government...

  • 14 June, 2022

    More leadership needed from Commissioner in light of tragic event

    “The Police Commissioner needs to front up and prevent an information vacuum from occurring in light of last weekend’s tragic shooting in New Plymouth,” says ACT’s Police spokesperson Chris Baillie....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Cost of living up as Govt piles on tax and regulation

    “If the Government wants to know why inflation is through the roof it should look at the very areas it’s piled taxes on,” says ACT’s Associate Finance spokesperson Damien Smith....

  • 14 June, 2022

    A major step backwards for employment law

    "The Government has taken a major step backwards by re-introducing 1890s style compulsory unionism,” says ACT’s Small Business spokesperson Chris Baillie....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Is that it?

    “The Skegg reports tells us the Government should reopen the border in stages, proportional to risk, using better technology, but we can’t yet due to low vaccination rates, and variants might undermine the vaccine. All of this was in ACT’s...

  • 14 June, 2022

    Government mustn’t let rotten apple pile get higher

    “It was heart-breaking to watch a media conference of Hawke's Bay orchardists today revealing, as one put it ‘anxiety and desperation beyond belief,’ at the situation the Government left them all in this season by refusing to let more Pacific...

  • 14 June, 2022

    Marama Davidson not across her portfolio

    “Prevention of Family and Sexual Violence Minister Marama Davidson’s performance in Question Time today shows she has no idea what’s happening in her portfolio,” says ACT’s Social Development spokesperson Karen Chhour....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Government disappoints rural New Zealand… again

    “A positive proposal from the ACT Party to ensure environmental regulations are managed by regional councils and taken out of the hands of Wellington bureaucrats will today be voted down by the Government,” says ACT’s Rural Affairs spokesperson and Ruawai...

  • 14 June, 2022

    Trespass orders shouldn't stand

    “The petty and vindictive trespass orders issued to people who simply visited the Parliament protest shouldn’t stand”, says ACT Leader David Seymour....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Woods' weak response to Kāinga Ora

    “Housing Minister Megan Woods needs to do more than write a letter if she wants to get back control of the wayward Kāinga Ora,” says ACT Deputy Leader and Housing spokesperson Brooke van Velden....

  • 14 June, 2022

    Govt knows MIQ network could be bigger, but won’t act

    “The Government knows the Managed Isolation and Quarantine (MIQ) network could be 23 hotels bigger – it commissioned work on it and was told so – but has done nothing about it, leaving thousands of Kiwis stranded overseas unable to...