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Four weeks and nothing to show on Omicron response - ACT New Zealand

"Four weeks since Chris Hipkins last fronted on the COVID-19 response, he couldn’t tell New Zealanders anything new about how the Government will confront the imminent landfall of Omicron," says ACT Leader David Seymour.

Lottery of human misery now just misery - Chris Bishop

The lottery of human misery that is MIQ has now just become human misery for the million Kiwis abroad who are shut out of their own country, National’s COVID-19 Response spokesperson Chris Bishop says.

Former Minister of Finance joins Taxpayers’ Union Board

The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union is welcoming Hon Ruth Richardson onto its Board of Directors.

"The quantity and quality of public expenditure again rears its head - it’s time to reapply the discipline of fiscal responsibility." - Hon Ruth Richardson

No accountability in Jacinda Ardern's Hermit Kingdom - Seymour

"The most visible Prime Minister in New Zealand political history was nowhere to be seen as the border was effectively closed to overseas Kiwis last night," says ACT Leader David Seymour.

Poll reveals 'nearly 80% of NZers want bottom trawling banned on seamounts'

Greenpeace Aotearoa is renewing its call for the New Zealand Government to ban bottom trawling on seamounts.

A recent Horizon poll shows there is overwhelming majority support among the New Zealand public for our call to ban destructive bottom trawling practices.

Another MIQ lottery postponed- time for honestly and certainty with the border

"The Government’s decision to yet again cancel the MIQ lottery will be devastating for Kiwis abroad and it’s time for a solution," says ACT Leader David Seymour.

'NZ prepared to send support to Tonga'

New Zealand is ready to assist Tonga in its recovery from Saturday night’s undersea eruption and tsunami, Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta and Defence Minister Peeni Henare said today.

Slump in business confidence alarming but unsurprising - Nats

The findings of the latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion (QSBO) - that business confidence has fallen markedly - should come as no surprise, National Spokesperson for Small Business, Andrew Bayly says.

Wood wasting millions on Hillside rail yards - Simeon Brown

New Zealanders are fast getting used to Michael Wood’s profligate spending, with $85 million to revive rail workshops in Dunedin just the latest instalment, National’s Transport spokesperson Simeon Brown says.

Ten things cabinet needs to do for Omicron - David Seymour

"Omicron is, to quote the PM, a ‘whole new virus,’ and we can’t be caught out with another March 2020 response, so Cabinet needs to confront reality with new goals and strategies today," says ACT Leader David Seymour.