Provincial Growth Fund gives millions to Shane Jones-connected project

BY ACT at 3 April, 2018


“Shane Jones has big questions to answer after his Provincial Growth Fund gave millions to a project he once chaired”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.


On 23 February, $4.6 million of funding was announced for the Manea Footprints of Kupe Cultural Heritage and Education Centre in the first round of the Provincial Growth Fund.


“A media report from March 2015 shows that Mr Jones was to chair the Manea project and that it was struggling to obtain funding

Career bureaucrat/politician Jones should back off

BY ACT at 21 March, 2018


“Shane Jones has never spent a day of his life in the private sector and should stop telling Air New Zealand how to run its operations”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.


“It is simply extraordinary that a Minister who has never stepped outside a bureaucracy or quango in his life believes he can tell a publicly listed company what to do.


“Air New Zealand is a private entity and its job is

Shane Jones spent $128K on travel and entertainment in one year

BY David Seymour at 30 June, 2017

On the day he announces his candidacy for New Zealand First, ACT can reveal that Shane Jones spent $128,000 in taxpayer money on travel and entertainment in just one year at MFAT.