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  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
March 8, 2020 at 11:25 PM

Free Press, 9 March 2020

Free Press A Government-In-Waiting Emerges Our National Party friends want a ‘common sense test’ on new laws. We couldn’t agree more. In fact, we have the legislation ready to go. ACT’s Regulatory Constitution started life as Rodney Hide then Sir Roger Douglas’ Regulat…
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
March 2, 2020 at 6:55 AM

Free Press: A Month of Gesture Politics

Free Press A month of gesture politics We’ve long argued New Zealand has a marketing-led Government. Jacinda Ardern is one of the best political marketers in the world, and the worst deliverer in the world. The last few weeks have provided more proof of this than New Z…
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
February 24, 2020 at 2:13 AM

Free Press: Property Rights Under Threat

Free Press The basis of nearly everything Planning a better tomorrow, and carrying your plans out - there’s not much meaning left in life if you can’t do these things. Unless you’re a nudist, your plan probably involves property, so it’s hard to carry out your plans wi…
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
February 16, 2020 at 9:48 PM

Free Press: A checklist for economic reform

Free Press Seize the day The National Party is releasing its economic policy today. Always looking to be constructive, Free Press has put together a checklist for economic reform. We don’t know how the Nats’ agenda will measure up, but we do know that a tick for ACT is…
  David Seymour · [email protected]
February 14, 2020 at 7:29 PM

The choice facing New Zealanders this year

NationBuilder Dear Jack This week, TVNZ’s first poll of the year had ACT on 2 per cent and putting the centre-right in government, but only just. What TVNZ didn’t tell you is that if one more person polled had said “ACT”, we’d be on three MPs. It’s that close. But we nee…
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
February 10, 2020 at 4:30 AM

Free Press, 10 February 2020

Free Press ACT’s Year The first poll of 2020 is ACT’s best Newshub poll in a decade. It shows ACT closer to three MPs than two, and one of only four parties returning to Parliament. The prospect of ACT with real power to make New Zealand a freer country is closer than …
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
February 7, 2020 at 5:36 AM

David Seymour's State of the Nation Address

NationBuilder Dear Jack In case you missed it, David Seymour’s Waitangi Day State of the Nation Address was delivered to a standing-room-only crowd. Every major media outlet in the country covered the event, including the Herald, Newshub, Stuff, TVNZ and RNZ. The mainstr…
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
February 3, 2020 at 7:03 AM

Free Press, 3 February 2020

Free Press The State of the Parties This week the Free Press looks at the state of the parties. By the end of the year, we’ll have a new Parliament that will choose our policy direction for three years, so the starting point for the parties really matters.A Sell Out We…
  David Seymour and Beth Houlbrooke · [email protected]
January 28, 2020 at 4:32 AM

On 19 September, send a message

NationBuilder Dear Jack If you haven’t heard, you will soon. The 2020 election will be on 19 September. That's 234 days away.A second term of this government means more than just three more years. A reelected Labour government will go harder and faster to undermine our m…
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
January 27, 2020 at 3:23 AM

Free Press, 27 January 2020

Free Press Free Press is Back After a seven-month hiatus, the Free Press is back on a Monday. If you previously received Politics in Full Sentences at the end of the week, we are bringing back ACT’s forward-looking weekly for election year. If you like Free Press, pleas…
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
December 20, 2019 at 4:27 AM

Politics in Full Sentences, 20 December 2019

Politics in Full Sentences Your property is safe On Wednesday, Parliament voted to shut itself down until 11 February next year. New Zealanders are temporarily safe from MPs’ ‘solutions’ to our problems. Politics in Full Sentences is also taking a break, but not before …
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
December 13, 2019 at 11:33 PM

Politics in Full Sentences, 14 December 2019

Politics in Full Sentences We’re Number OneThe left love to say we are lightly taxed compared with European welfare states. But what about the countries that we do business with most? Well, New Zealand is the most heavily-taxed country in the Asia-Pacific. Central and l…
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
December 6, 2019 at 4:03 AM

Politics in Full Sentences, 6 December 2019

Politics in Full Sentences The Podcast This week on the podcast, we spoke to new Young ACT President, Felix Poole, about his plans for connecting with younger voters in the lead up to the election and about free speech on campus. You can watch here and listen here. ACT …
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
November 29, 2019 at 7:49 AM

Politics in Full Sentences, 29 November 2019

Politics in Full Sentences The Podcast This week on the podcast, we heard from former ACT MP and Federated Farmers President Owen Jennings about the Government’s attacks on the rural sector, why ACT was right to oppose the Zero Carbon Act, and why the National Party has…
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
November 22, 2019 at 6:40 PM

Politics in Full Sentences, 23 November 2019

Politics in Full Sentences The Podcast Last night, the Politics in Full Sentences podcast covered the New Zealand First Foundation saga, the counterproductive changes to tenancy laws, and the Government’s effective surrender on the gun ‘buy-back.’ If you’d like to watch…
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
November 16, 2019 at 4:21 AM

Politics in Full Sentences, 16 November 2019

NationBuilder The Podcast On Thursday night, the Politics in Full Sentences podcast covered this week’s End of Life Choice events. Max Whitehead interviews David Seymour on the Bill’s passage. They cover off how we got it there and what happens next. You can watch here o…
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
November 8, 2019 at 4:56 AM

Politics in Full Sentences: An Opposition of One?

Politics in Full Sentences Muldoonism in environmental drag This week, Muldoonism reappeared in environmental drag. The Zero Carbon Bill – which gives the government massive power over the economy and inexplicably forces New Zealanders to offset their emissions in New Z…
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
November 3, 2019 at 2:52 AM

Politics in Full Sentences, 3 November 2019

Politics in Full Sentences The Podcast This week’s Politics in Full Sentences podcast featured liquidator, larrikin, and acerbic libertarian Damien Grant. It covers welfare, the Labour-National duopoly, and tries to rank Labour’s worst policies. Damien nominates ending …
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
October 25, 2019 at 3:02 AM

Politics in Full Sentences, 25 October 2019

Politics in Full Sentences The Podcast Last night, host Max Whitehead interviewed former EMA boss Kim Campbell, along with ACT’s Deputy Leader Beth Houlbrooke. ‘What’s Eating Business Confidence?’ was the theme and Kim gives a highly knowledgeable account of what the po…
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
October 18, 2019 at 5:19 AM

Politics in Full Sentences Friday 18 October

Politics in Full Sentences The Podcast Last night host Max Whitehead interviewed ACT Board Member Stephen Berry about local body elections. Stephen ran the Guide to Auckland Local Elections and we got him on to explain ‘what the hell just happened.’ He came through with…
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
October 11, 2019 at 1:49 AM

Politics in Full Sentences

Politics in Full Sentences The Podcast Last night Politics in Full Sentences hosted Ani O’Brien from Speak Up for Women. Speak Up for Women was formed by feminists worried about an amendment to the Births, Deaths, and Marriages Registration Bill that would allow a perso…
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
October 5, 2019 at 2:59 AM

Politics in Full Sentences: We're Back

Politics in Full Sentences After a hiatus, Politics in Full Sentences is back. The Podcast Friday’s Politics in Full Sentences podcast featured David Seymour interviewed by employment law specialist Max Whitehead. It covered the welcome free speech sentiments from Auckl…
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
September 3, 2019 at 10:21 PM

Leaked KiwiBuild 'speech' reveals new housing plan

ACT Press Statement "The Beehive is leaking like a sieve, with a KiwiBuild reset 'speech' the latest document to be released prematurely", ACT Leader David Seymour says. "The policy details of KiwiBuild 2.0 will surprise many people, but not those who understand the fun…
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
September 2, 2019 at 5:20 AM

Politics in Full Sentences - 2 September 2019

Politics in Full Sentences Ihumātao Jacinda Ardern has created a mess at Ihumātao. Rather than standing up for the property rights of the owners of the land, she waded in, halted development, and conferred legitimacy on the protestors. Now we’ve seen the protest group m…
  ACT New Zealand · [email protected]
June 28, 2019 at 3:07 PM

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