Seymour Welcomes Operation Painter Findings

BY ACT at 15 March, 2018


ACT Leader David Seymour has welcomed the findings of the Privacy Commissioner’s investigation into Operation Painter.


“The Police have channelled an Orwellian Police State by engaging in activity you’d expect from the KGB.”


“A ban on assisted dying has forced reasonable choice underground and invited corruption.”


“For 120 million people worldwide end of life choice is a legal choice. The raids, intimidation and scare tactics used on law-abiding New Zealanders by

Submissions Close on End of Life Choice Tuesday 6 March

BY ACT at 2 March, 2018


The chance for New Zealanders to submit their opinions on the End of Life Choice Bill closes midnight on Tuesday 6 March.


“Over 14,000 submissions have been received by Parliament’s Justice Committee with four more days to go,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.


“I’d encourage anyone thinking about writing a submission to do so this weekend and not miss the chance to have their voice heard by the Justice Committee.”


“I’d also

Public Submissions Open for End of Life Choice

BY ACT at 15 December, 2017

It’s time to have your say on the End of Life Choice Bill.


New Zealand citizens and permanent residents, living here or overseas, are now able to submit their stories and opinions on assisted dying and the End of Life Choice Bill to Parliament’s Justice Committee.


“75% of New Zealanders agree that our laws on assisted dying need to change,” says ACT leader David Seymour.


“I called for the Select Committee stage of my

End of Life Choice Bill heads to Christchurch

BY ACT at 6 December, 2017

ACT leader David Seymour will be in Christchurch to hear the views of New Zealanders on assisted dying and is encouraging them to contact local MPs with their support.


“We’ve sent out 20,000 letters which have arrived in Christchurch letterboxes this week regarding my End of Life Choice Bill,” says ACT leader David Seymour.


“This Bill is about providing people with choice and compassion. It’s important that on a conscience vote like assisted

Labour’s Stealthy Land Tax

BY ACT at 29 November, 2017

“The Government’s directive to further restrict the sale of land to overseas investors will wipe millions off working farmers’ hard earned wealth,” says ACT leader David Seymour.

“It’s an outrage that small family-owned farms of only five hectares will see thousands shaved off their land value and our Government punishing Kiwi farmers for their hard work. It’s a stealthy land tax by Labour.

“The Government shouldn’t be getting in the way of a willing buyer