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Free Speech Almost Gone!

At the Labour Party conference, Andrew Little finally admitted what many have suspected for months. That the current government seeks to expand state control over speech in our nation. Over the weekend, Andrew Little declared that, “We need to signal in our law what is acceptable and what is not acceptable,” and that the Human

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State Places Firearms Owners at Direct Risk, Again!

The confirmation by NZ Police today, of a massive data breach making public the details of firearms owners who have either already turned in prohibited items, or registered their information with police to notify them of prohibited items, is just the latest example of why the administration of the Arms Act needs to be removed

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The Destructive Religion of Julie-Anne Genter

The Green MP’s call for ACC to divest of its $1Bl investment in fossil fuels overlooks a few basic truths clearly understood by New Conservative and the average New Zealander. No 1 is that 80% of the world’s energy comes from fossil fuels. It is an economically sound investment, and seeing as ACC is charged

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Government Creating Homelessness

The Labour led coalition government is continuing to create homelessness. The impact of immigration, failure of Kiwibuild, and attacks on the rental market, have resulted in the opposite outcomes that New Zealanders were promised. With 56,000 new immigrants last year, less than 300 houses built by Kiwibuild, and decreasing rental property availability due to government

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Curtailing the CO2 Gravy Train

Standing with the farmers, New Conservative is committed to pushing back against the lunacy of the ETS and Carbon Zero commitments by this government.  New Conservative is concerned the Carbon Zero Bill will have little, if any, measurable benefits to New Zealand, while at the same time seriously impinge on the sustainability of our food

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TVNZ Creates an Affront to our Nation

New Conservative deputy leader calls for the immediate cancellation of the seven-part documentary funded by NZ On Air – Land of the Long White Cloud. [1] “Following on from the tragedy that occurred in March this year, New Zealand was applauded for standing united against hatred. In direct contrast, this documentary has been created to

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Botany Deserves More in 2020

Botany is an electorate that deserves a representative who is committed to their community which is the reason New Conservative has confirmed Elliot Ikilei as the candidate for the 2020 election. With the recent announcement that Christopher Luxon will be seeking the National Party nomination for the Botany electorate it highlights the situation in this

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Government Hindering Police from Core Duties

The New Zealand Police have been used as a political pawn which is stretching their resources and seriously affecting their ability to address the real causes of crime, such as gang related supply of illicit drugs. Valuable police time has been invested in enforcing the Arms Act legislative amendments, including attending gun confiscation sessions across

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Ihumātao Failure Costs Us All

Thursday, September 19, 2019 Disappointment expressed by Fletcher Building CEO, Ross Taylor, reflects the increasing frustration held by many with this Government’s failure to protect private property rights.[1] An argument within mana whenua and non-mana whenua has now, with the intervention of Kiingitanga, threatened to undermine private property rights as well as bring every Waitangi

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Government Should Own Economic Downturn

GDP figures out today show an economy that is slowing very quickly and the general outlook is negative rather than positive. “These figures confirm the diminishing confidence New Zealanders are feeling in this economy and their reluctance to invest energy, initiative and innovation, under a government that has been critical of capitalism,” says Leighton Baker,

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What Happened to Balanced Reporting?

Mainstream media, as the purveyors of truth and source of balanced information, took another backward step today with the announcement by Stuff that most New Zealand organisations had joined 170 media outlets from around the world in the “Covering Climate Now” project. “The last bastion for protecting free speech, which indeed advocates for independent and

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Building on Faulty Foundations

The Government’s announcement today of the Kiwibuild “reset” has again proven that intervention and control does not deliver positive outcomes for hardworking New Zealanders. [1] Housing Minister, Dr Megan Woods, has announced today that there will be changes to the government underwrite values offered to developers, and that they are abandoning targets. In her interview

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No 1080 for Wellington – or New Zealand

Predator-Free Wellington’s ambitious goal of being the world’s first predator-free capital is not reliant on 1080; they are using traps, and while the politicians in Wellington tell the rest of New Zealand that 1080 is a great option, it’s obviously not desired in their own back yard. New Conservative is calling for the replacement of

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Water or Unity?

Freshwater has become yet another opportunity to divide New Zealand by ethnicity arising from the Waitangi Tribunal report released yesterday. The report recommends to Government the creation of a co-governance commission with Maori along with “proprietary recognition” such as royalty payments.[1] “Water is the lifeblood of all people, and ownership, or any level of control

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Link Parliamentary Salaries to Average Wage

New Conservative is calling for parliamentary salaries to be linked to the average wage so that any increases are fair and reflect the influence the government is having on the country’s economy. If the economy slumps and the average wage drops, so do MPs’ salaries. Linking salaries to the average wage eliminates the need for

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Another Child Homicide

The death of another innocent baby reported last night is an indictment on this government’s ability to provide fundamental protection to the sanctity of human life. “Worrying more about cultural sensitivities than human life our MPs are placing more children at risk,” says Elliot Ikilei, New Conservative Deputy Leader. Successive governments have continued to have

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Inconvenience Brings Capital Punishment

Parliament has yet again failed to represent the will of the people, reflected in a NewsHub poll showing 75% opposition to this Bill, in passing the Abortion Legislation Bill through its first reading. Labour’s fast track programme will be further failing democracy if it does not deal with this through a binding referendum, according to

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Government Abandons Construction Industry

Government has demonstrated its contempt for developers and the construction industry in its handling of the Ihumātao protest. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has this morning tried to simplify this issue, suggesting it is about talks between Maori who are seeking a “for Maori by Maori solution.” She has said the Government’s role is to support

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More to Trade Training Than Funding

New Conservative is pleased that the government is acknowledging the importance of trade training. The importance of skilled, qualified tradespeople is a priority for New Zealand and addressing the shortage has broad benefits. “There is an opportunity here to totally transform how we treat and value the trades and how we can use the trades

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Bad Law Creates Fall Out

Challenges continue to come from the rushed changes to the Arms Act that has placed the NZ Police in a compromised position. “The internal dialogue with the Police Association and its members has been dragged into a public arena, which does not bring confidence for the public,” observes New Conservative leader Leighton Baker. “The level

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