• 17 October, 2023

    Tackling inflation must be No.1 priority for incoming govt

    “Today’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a hangover from Labour’s time in charge, it marks two and a half years of inflation above the Reserve Bank’s target range. The next Government’s number one job is going to be ending wasteful spending and getting inflation back within its target range,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 13 October, 2023

    Taxpayer-funded job search platform more evidence of why ACT is needed

    “News that the Government is spending more than $36 million on a job search platform for beneficiaries shows why ACT is needed to bring to government accountability for taxpayers,” says ACT’s Social Development spokesperson Karen Chhour.

  • 13 October, 2023

    ACT will bring the solutions to a stable ACT-National coalition

    “Many who watched Episode 3 of Chris v Chris tonight will wonder who they can trust to bring some hope. ACT is the clear choice to change the Government, and change our country’s direction,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 12 October, 2023

    Two years straight of rising food prices

    “With today’s 8 per cent increase, it has now been two years since Kiwis had even the slightest bit of relief at the checkout. We can either carry on the same direction until a loaf of bread becomes a luxury item, or we can get rid of the waste driving inflation and sort out the regulations that make it so hard to produce. ACT will do the latter,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 12 October, 2023

    Hipkins’ campaign of fear on Treaty will fail

    “Chris Hipkins and Labour are spending the last 48 hours running a desperate campaign of fear and misleading New Zealanders about ACT’s position on Māori and the Treaty,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 12 October, 2023

    Another poll shows Kiwis want ACT’s referendum

    “Today’s Curia poll shows that Kiwis’ support for ACT’s referendum on co-governance cannot be ignored,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 11 October, 2023

    Ute tax most successful initiative for punishing workers

    “Chris Hipkins’ claim that the Ute Tax was one of Labour’s most successful initiatives either shows how little Labour has achieved, or how little they care about everyday Kiwis who are unable to drive an EV,” says ACT’s Transport spokesperson Simon Court.

  • 11 October, 2023

    Hipkins vs reality on New Zealand’s economy

    “New Zealanders became poorer this year under Labour and, if we carry on with more of the same, next year isn't looking any better. Only a stable ACT-National government can fix the economy,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 11 October, 2023

    $1,100 of KFC and Maccas for escapees a failure of values

    “What sort of values does it teach when the Government buys youth justice escapees over $1100 worth of fast food for assaulting staff and breaking out? We need to be teaching the values of right and wrong. Not rewarding people for causing chaos,” says ACT’s Children spokesperson Karen Chhour.

  • 10 October, 2023

    Grant Robertson’s attack on savings show why Real Change is needed

    “Grant Robertson thinks it’s a criticism to say National would save $3.1 billion in spending. The truth is that the next Government will need to reduce spending by more than that to tackle inflation and ease the cost of living pressure on New Zealanders, only ACT has a plan to do that,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 10 October, 2023

    End the mental health postcode lottery

    “For World Mental Health Day ACT is calling for an approach to mental health care that focuses on outcomes for Kiwis in need and ends the postcode lottery for mental health care,” says ACT Deputy Leader and Health spokesperson Brooke van Velden.

  • 10 October, 2023

    PHARMAC needs to work for patients, not itself

    “The internal chaos and siege mentality at PHARMAC is exactly why the next Government needs to open the organisation up to patient consultation and greater accountability,” says ACT’s Deputy Leader and Health spokesperson Brooke van Velden.