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Media and Fake News

In a time of growing ideological conformity within the New Zealand media, a backlash from the public has seen media outlets seeking to proclaim themselves as the arbiters of truth. The New Zealand media industry, once renowned for impartial journalism, groundbreaking investigative articles and solid, balanced information, has become a carnival-like atmosphere of entertainment-style gossip,

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New conservative supplies real world experience – 2020 party list announced

New Conservative is incredibly proud to announce its 24-strong party list for the 2020 General Election, and to confirm that the party is standing a candidate in every electorate. This includes candidates in every Maori electorate, at the request of voters wanting to show their support. The party list (and electorate candidates line-up) is extremely

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New Conservative Announces Number 8 List Candidate

Alan Tāne Solomon has been announced as New Conservative’s number 8 list candidate. Prior to relocating to Rotorua, he served as a physical training instructor in the Royal NZ Air Force and has travelled to more than 40 countries. Devoting 20 years to working in leadership and personal development, Alan found success as a regional

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New Conservative Announces Number 7 List Candidate

Bernadette Soares has been announced as New Conservative’s number 7 list candidate. Bernadette is a mother, wife, business entrepreneur, motivational speaker, property investor, author, counsellor and a passionate Christian. As the owner of a successful business encompassing iconic beauty brands, Bernadette has a Masters in Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship and a Degree in Economics and

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Fiona Mackenzie is New Conservative’s number 5 list candidate.

Her broad business background started young with early work experience covering the spectrum from hospitality, retail, nurse aiding, cleaning, and travel to being a postie. Fiona’s formal career started with teaching before moving into finance while gaining a BA and MBA from Auckland University, mostly through part-time study. She subsequently became NZ General Manager for

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New Conservative Announces Number 4 List Candidate

Lachie Ashton has been announced as New Conservative’s number 4 list candidate. As New Conservative’s spokesman for Primary Industries and Racing, Lachie sees himself as a loyal ally to the agriculture sector having been there on the ground as a farm worker, casual musterer, head shepherd, farm manager, contract fencer, leasing a farm and finally,

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Fake News by Stuff Targets Napier Candidate Deborah Burnside

Fake News by Stuff Targets Napier Candidate Deborah Burnside New Conservative’s candidate for Napier (and cancer survivor), Deborah Burnside, has been the target of a fake news article by Stuff, which has made false allegations regarding her association with the Cancer Society, and specifically her role as an Ambassador. Ms Burnside has been a Cancer

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New Conservative Announces Number 3 List Candidate

The firearms community has been impacted by poor legislation, undemocratic process, and as a political scapegoat. New Conservative acknowledges this is a national issue that impacts not only the rights and freedoms of firearms owners, but also the way of life for many New Zealanders. It is a specialist issue and having a representative for

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No More Lockdowns

New Conservative is committed to no more lockdowns if it is in Government after the election. The current government lockdown strategy has been a demonstrable failure as it is impossible to eradicate or eliminate something that is rampant worldwide. Every lockdown pushes more people out of work, closes more businesses, and sends the country closer

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Vandals Attack New Conservative

Vandals targeted New Conservative’s billboards on the Whangaparāoa Peninsula, completely destroying them during last night’s storm. “They were on a designated site right outside Whangaparāoa police station,” explained local candidate Fiona Mackenzie. “Unfortunately, the station is only manned during the day so the vandals had free rein.” Local police suggested that the damage could be

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New Opportunities for Conservative New Zealanders

Todd Muller’s brief leadership of the National Party ended this morning and his resignation creates opportunities for truly centrist, more stable and independent parties not under investigation by the SFO. Unfortunately this does point to some foundational issues for the National Party, and possibly explains why Labour has been weak in campaigning on policies for

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New Conservative Congratulates Family First

New Conservative congratulates Family First on winning the appeal against their de-registration from the Charities Register. This is great news during a time of great erosion of core New Zealand principles such as free speech and democracy for the people. In 2017, the Charities Registration Board deregistered New Zealand’s strongest family watchdog group, possibly due

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Hong Kong Situation Requires Clear NZ Stance

New Conservative calls on the government to join with our Five Eyes allies and add New Zealand’s signature to a joint statement condemning the continued removal of freedoms in Hong Kong. New Conservative also calls on the government to give safe-haven status to Hong Kong businesses and citizenry alike, as our closest trading partner Australia

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The Tahr Cull Continues

New Conservative is appalled by the lack of consultation provided by DOC to stakeholders in the management of the New Zealand Tahr herd by not following protocol and not allowing all stakeholders to consult on the plan proposed. DOC released its new Tahr control plan just 2 days before the Tahr Plan Implementation Liaison Group

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Updated Firearms Policy

Since we introduced our Firearms Policy over a year ago, the legislative changes for the civilian firearms community have come thick and fast. As predicted, none of them have done anything to tackle the illegal possession & use of firearms by criminals, but everything targets law-abiding firearms owners. We have also received feedback that some

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New Conservative Conference Venue Confiscated for the Second Time

Three days before New Conservative launches their 2020 campaign, the government has arbitrarily shut down the booked venue, the Pullman Hotel. Originally the conference was booked for the Holiday Inn near the Auckland Airport, however this venue was commandeered by the government for COVID-19 quarantining two weeks ago and New Conservative were forced to scramble

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More Evidence of the Government’s Fiscal Incompetence

Spending over $570,000 on a slide and a bit of landscaping shows total disrespect to tax paying citizens and proves yet again that this government has no connection to the budgets of ordinary Kiwis. It is no wonder Kiwibuild is such an abject failure when the government thinks this amount of money is reasonable for a

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Anti-Freedom Policies Give Way To Direct Military Control

On the 25th of January, New Conservative called out the lazy and incompetent practices of the Labour/NZF/Green government, stating: “…we do not even have the testing kits in New Zealand…and this government is treating the escalating situation with disdain and putting our people at risk. Pause the movement of people into New Zealand from the

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