May 2021 - New Conservative NZ

Month: May 2021

Lawbreaking, Free Lunches, and White Privilege

Welcome to the second instalment of “Conservative Matters”. There is now less than a month to book for NC’s Annual Conference in Wellington on the 19th June. Our guest speaker Prof. Des Gorman was interviewed by Duncan Garner last week, putting NZ’s COVID-19 success down to “dumb, good luck.” You’ll likely agree with a number

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Severe Human Rights Abuses and the Erasure of Women’s Sports

Welcome to the first instalment of a regular newsletter that I’ll be writing for New Conservative. We have received requests from a number of you for more regular commentary from the party on socio-political events and I have volunteered to take on that challenge. Last Call For Early Birds I’m looking forward to seeing you

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5% Threshold a Labour/ National Monopoly

The Electoral Commission has impartially recommended a reduction of the 5% MMP threshold to 4%, to improve NZ’s voting system. Justice Minister Fa’afoi’s comment that it would have “significant implications,” amounts to tossing it away for another decade, much to the benefit of his Labour government. ACT wants no change as they benefit from seats

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