Cowardly Vice-Chancellor should resign

BY ACT at 7 August, 2018


“Massey University Vice-Chancellor Jan Thomas should resign after cowardly barring Don Brash from speaking at the University”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.


“After veiled threats from a left-wing thug in a letter to the Vice-Chancellor, she capitulated this morning and prevented Dr Brash from speaking on ‘security’ grounds.


“A student wrote to the Vice-Chancellor: “I look forward to hearing what your thoughts are on this matter and steps you will take to

Thugs threaten violence at Brash event

BY ACT at 7 August, 2018


Left-wing thugs at Massey University are threatening to banish former Reserve Bank Governor and Opposition Leader Don Brash by threats of violence, says ACT Leader David Seymour.


“In a Facebook post, one person menacingly wrote that the Vice-Chancellor should ‘ensure the safety of those attending’ and that free speech ‘does not come free of consequences’.


The Massey University Politics Society has invited Dr Brash to speak as part of its Past, Present

Welcome back, Jacinda – you own the economy now

BY ACT at 1 August, 2018


“The Prime Minister will return to work tomorrow to inherit a flagging economy of her Government’s making”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.


“All signs point to an economy which is about to stall, with business confidence in free fall and unemployment now ticking up.


“This should come as no surprise: the Government has signalled higher taxes, and poor quality spending and regulation.


“The Prime Minister and her team should be focussed

$1 million for Victoria vanity project

BY ACT at 1 August, 2018


“Victoria University has confirmed that it will waste almost $1 million on a vanity project to rename the university”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.


The ‘name simplification’ proposal was dumped last Friday evening after 7pm.


“The case for change is completely superficial and lacks credibility. There’s no good evidence that people overseas confuse Victoria University with other institutions.


“Changing the university’s name to the University of Wellington is unlikely to significantly

More ideas where Partnership Schools came from

BY ACT at 1 August, 2018


“The ACT Party congratulates Simon Bridges on coming around to Partnership Schools and promising to reinstate them when next in Government”, says Party Leader David Seymour. 


“Bridges admitted recently that he ‘didn’t think much’ of charter schools until he visited Vanguard Military School in April.


“ACT is the party of ideas and there are plenty more where Partnership Schools came from. 


Among other policies, ACT has pushed for:


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