May 2020 - New Conservative NZ

Month: May 2020

Racing Industry in Crisis

New Conservative Racing Spokesman, Lachie Ashton, calls for a commission of inquiry into the Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA), the New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB) and the Racing Integrity Unity (RIU) following twenty years of poor management that has left the industry in crisis. He wants commissioners appointed by the industry to take over the

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Government Move in the Right Direction

New Conservative supports the idea of scrapping consent requirements for small, low risk building as proposed by the government. “This is a step in the right direction of reducing government control and removing barriers for productivity,” says Party Leader Leighton Baker. The next step would be to look at compliance costs for small businesses and recognise

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Light Rail or Something Superior?

With the pause afforded us by Covid-19, maybe it is also time for a rethink of some of our major infrastructure projects planned for the coming years. We do need to get our country moving again. We do need to create jobs. We do need to buy New Zealand Made. One project that springs to mind

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Time for a Water Ministry?

Water is essential for life, it drops from the sky and makes its way on and below ground to the sea to be evaporated and dropped again. No one should own it and we need a designated system to manage it for the good of all New Zealanders. Our biggest city needs more access. So

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New Conservative Will Not Work With the Coalition

Integrity: the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles. Since 2017, New Zealand has witnessed significant incompetence from the Labour/NZF/Greens government, with examples including Kiwibuild, the ‘not a slush fund’ Provincial Growth Fund, firearm debacles, under/overreaction to COVID-19, Ihumātao, University fees-free, plastic bag ban, child poverty, etc; this has been accompanied by a

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Caregivers on the Critical List

Carers of the disabled and those with behavioural disorders desperately need New Zealand to come out of lockdown, as they have received no relief for 6 long weeks now. 24/7 care is massively demanding, and those of us who shower when we want, toilet at our leisure, and enjoy a quiet coffee, have little appreciation

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What Lies Beneath The Checkpoints

In 2017, the coalition of Labour, NZF and the Greens took control of New Zealand thus becoming the start of a journey that originally claimed transparency, openness and kindness but has failed to deliver except in the area of removing freedoms and disempowered democracy. New Conservative has worked hard to keep New Zealanders advised of

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