Jacinda tries to re-write history in new interview

BY ACT at 18 April, 2018


 

“Jacinda Ardern is trying to re-write history with comments that she ran an ‘outward facing’ election campaign”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.

 

In a new interview, the Prime Minister said ‘The suggestion in any way that New Zealand wasn’t an open outward facing country, the suggestion that I was leading something that was counter to that value, made me extremely angry.’

 

“Labour’s policy during the election campaign was to cut immigration numbers


Free Press, 16 April 2018

BY ACT at 18 April, 2018


 

Another Jacinda Surprise 

 

Last week, the Government decided to kneecap one of our most important industries, putting New Zealanders’ wellbeing at risk for what is essentially a photo op.

 

Hurting the economy…

 

The Government’s decision to end offshore oil and gas exploration will put thousands of jobs at risk.

 

The oil and gas industry contributes $2.5 billion to the New Zealand economy and $500 million to the Government in royalties


Minister must intervene in Middleton case

BY ACT at 16 April, 2018


 

“The callous treatment of Mark Middleton at the hands of immigration authorities is simply outrageous and Associate Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi must put it right”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.

 

“Middleton has called New Zealand home for the last 56 years.

 

“Instead of contacting him by phone or email, Immigration NZ burst into his workplace, threw him in jail, and gave him no access to the phone.

 

“With about 10,000 overstayers


Oil and gas changes show Govt’s brazen arrogance

BY ACT at 12 April, 2018


 

“The Government has shown breathtaking arrogance by keeping the oil and gas industry in the dark over changes to the sector”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.

 

“Fronting media today, it was abundantly clear that the Government hadn’t consulted the industry on the changes.

 

“The Government has set up about 40 reviews, working groups, or panels, and yet it appears unwilling to consult those who disagree with them on policy.

 

“This is an


Ending offshore exploration is lose-lose

BY ACT at 12 April, 2018


 

“The Government’s decision to end offshore oil and gas exploration will put 11,000 jobs at risk and could harm the environment”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.

 

“The oil and gas industry creates thousands of jobs, contributes $2.5 billion to the New Zealand economy and $500 million to the Government in royalties each year.

 

“Not only will this policy make us poorer as a country, it will drive production of oil and gas