• 08 May, 2023

    Holding young offenders accountable

    “It is past time for a change of attitude on youth crime. ACT's upcoming Real Change Alternative Budget will invest in youth justice facilities run by Corrections so youth offenders are held accountable for their actions,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 07 May, 2023

    NZ First: Promise. Betray. Apologise. Repeat.

    “NZ First couldn’t find the courage to save licenced firearms owners in 2019, but it might just magically appear in time for an election”, says ACT’s Firearms Reform Spokesperson Nicole McKee.

  • 07 May, 2023

    Labour-Green-Māori circus shows real change needed

    “The ongoing waka-jumping circus won’t make one street safer or one week’s bills more affordable, but it does show why real change is needed this election,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 06 May, 2023

    No benefits for Census dodgers

    “If someone can’t be bothered to spend 10 minutes online completing the Census, they shouldn’t be eligible to receive government benefits. I predict this move will get census completion rates near to 100 per cent over night,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 04 May, 2023

    Ministry of Education doesn’t count how many days kids are missing

    “The more than 4,000 bureaucrats at the Ministry of Education don’t even know how many teaching days have been lost due to strikes. Obviously student attendance is not a priority for this government,” says ACT’s Education spokesperson Chris Baillie.

  • 03 May, 2023

    Proceeds of Crime Fund another broken promise

    “The Proceeds of Crime Fund is yet another example of Labour’s many broken promises, failed solutions, and empty rhetoric. After one year the funding round has closed and only a fraction of the money has been paid out to care providers,” says ACT’s Justice spokesperson Nicole McKee.

  • 03 May, 2023

    Whaitiri distraction won’t make streets safer or life affordable

  • 03 May, 2023

    Oil and gas ban led to more emissions

    “A new report from EnergyLink shows that ACT was correct right from the beginning, Labour’s oil and gas ban wasn’t environmental policy, it was a publicity stunt,” says ACT’s Energy and Resources spokesperson Simon Court.

  • 02 May, 2023

    No basis for Three Waters co-government arrangement

    “Labour has confirmed in his own confused way that there is no legal basis for implementing co-government arrangements in water infrastructure,” says ACT’s Three Waters spokesperson Simon Court.

  • 02 May, 2023

    This term, this term, this term! Labour leaves door open for capital taxes

    “Labour is clearly keeping the door open for a new tax on capital if re-elected, making the election a referendum on new capital taxes”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 02 May, 2023

    Sepuloni’s lecture is ‘legitimate ute users’ all over again

    “Carmel Sepuloni arrogantly lecturing Aucklanders that they don’t need utes shows the Labour Party can’t help themselves when it comes to telling people how to live their lives”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 02 May, 2023

    Supercharged ute tax taxing tradies to subsidise Teslas

    “Making cheap, reliable cars more expensive for tradies and farmers in a cost of living crisis for no environmental gain will go down as one of Labour’s dumbest policies,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.