• 01 May, 2023

    Free Press, 1 May 2023

  • 01 May, 2023

    Government must ease the squeeze on Kiwi households

    “Household living costs data released by Stats NZ shows that the Government isn’t doing enough to Ease the Squeeze on Kiwi households,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 01 May, 2023

    ACT would end winter energy payment money go round

    “The Winter Energy Payment needs to be targeted to those who really need it, New Zealand can’t afford to be spending half a billion dollars on a winter energy payment that goes to millionaires and beneficiaries alike,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 30 April, 2023

    ACT will bring real change for firearms community

    “National’s proposed firearms policy shows they’re aware of problems with the current law, but reviewing and tinkering won’t fix the issues or make up for the poor treatment licensed firearms owners have had over recent years. ACT says there needs to be completely new firearms laws,” says ACT’s Firearms Law Reform spokesperson Nicole McKee.

  • 30 April, 2023

    Climate change should be science-based, not spiritual

    “Any response to climate change needs to based on science, not vague spiritual concepts which don’t lower emissions one bit,” says ACT’s Climate Change spokesperson Simon Court.

  • 29 April, 2023

    Policy bonfire actually just putting things on ice

    “Chris Hipkins’ ‘policy bonfire’ is no such thing. He’s just putting a bunch of unpopular policies on ice in election year,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 28 April, 2023

    Critics out to lunch on the tenancy laws

    “Those saying landlords shouldn’t be able to end a tenancy are the worst enemy of vulnerable tenants,” says ACT’s Deputy Leader and Housing spokesperson Brooke van Velden.

  • 27 April, 2023

    3,000 words of nothing from Hipkins

    “Chris Hipkins pre-budget speech today was 3,000 words without substance. It was like an old Jacinda Ardern speech, just without her flair,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 27 April, 2023

    Parker can’t defend dodgy study

    “David Parker’s only way of defending the dodgy methodology in his tax system fishing expedition is to create a new definition for what ‘income’ means,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

  • 27 April, 2023

    MOE needs stop micromanaging and start measuring

    “New Zealand is facing a slow-moving train wreck as students just disengage from school. A lack of accountability from a bloated education ministry means New Zealand kids won’t receive the opportunities in life they used to,” says ACT’s Education spokesperson Chris Baillie.

  • 26 April, 2023

    Consequences of Zero Carbon Act keep on coming

    “The Climate Change Commission’s latest batch of recommendations will cost the country immensely without reducing emissions one bit. This is what ACT warned about when we were the only party to vote against the Zero Carbon Bill,” says ACT’s Climate Change spokesperson Simon Court.

  • 26 April, 2023

    Parker pitches to rob Peter to pay Paul

    “David Parker is defining unrealised capital gains as income so he can create a better case for his beloved CGT. His fishing expedition wasn’t about gathering information, it was about creating a narrative that he can ride to more taxes on Kiwis,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.