April 12, 2022 - New Conservative NZ

Day: April 12, 2022

New Zealand Needs Plunket

New Conservative believes that healthy families make a healthy nation, and as such is committed to funding much needed parental support. Over 100 years old, Plunket, known to three generations of women and their families, is a household name that Kiwis trust, an institution where most New Zealand mums were able to gain peace of

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New Zealand Throws Away its Energy Advantage

11 April 2022 New Conservative observes that since the advent of the Russia/Ukraine war, countries of the world have been rushing to restore and improve their energy independence and resilience.  Especially as regards oil and gas. Meanwhile, our government goes blindly in the opposite direction.  First they imposed a moratorium on new oil and gas

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New Conservative Announces Tauranga Candidate

11 April 2022 New Conservative has consulted its members in Tauranga and has decided it will stand a candidate in the Tauranga By-Election. The members there have overwhelmingly supported New Conservative Co-Leader, Helen Houghton, as their first choice, and look forward to backing her in her campaign. While Helen currently lives in Christchurch, she will

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Lockdown was Too Costly

7 April 2022 New Conservative asks, “Two years on from the first lockdown, how well have lockdowns served us?” The initial covid elimination policy had the goal of limiting pressure on our hospital system from covid patients.  This has been successful.  Even now with high numbers of Omicron cases we are managing.  However, the flip

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Counselling Support for Students in Need

1 April 2022 New Conservative supports the New Zealand Independent Practitioners Collective (NZIPC) initiative to source affordable counselling services for students in need. New Conservative was recently shocked to discover that the $25m Te Pukenga Mental Health fund (signed off by the Ministry of Health and 16 Polytechnics in April 2021), has only delivered 304

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Education is Not Rocket Science – KISS

28 March 2022 New Conservative is very concerned that this government is about to unleash an over complicated thoughtless reaction to what is a simple problem to solve. Additional, ‘new assessment tools for measuring kids’ abilities? Exactly what is the Labour government’s ‘strategy’ they have revealed, because Chris Hipkins says turning around our failing reading,

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Women’s Swimming Sessions, or Are They?

7 March 2022 New Conservative notes that transparency is a constantly growing concern for the NZ public around central government, but we must also be vigilant about how our local government manages our resources and rights. Last week Helen Houghton, Co-leader for New Conservative, and several other women were involved in a meeting with the

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