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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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Government Looking Progressively Worse in Delayed Investigation

Today’s article in Stuff, reporting on the failures by NZ Police in giving Tarrant his NZ firearms licence, is a clarion call to Parliament to stop blaming NZ licensed firearms owners for government agency mistakes. Over a year has gone by and only now, are sources within the NZ Police willing to speak up about

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Black Lives Are Not Important To BLM

District Health Boards using skin colour in determining placement on surgery lists, the increasing call for splitting New Zealand up into two governments, giving extra money and power to one race over others, are ways in which the Labour/NZF/Green government increasingly has more in common with apartheid-friendly politicians from last century than timeless New Zealand

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Black Lives Are Not Important To BLM

District Health Boards using skin colour in determining placement on surgery lists, the increasing call for splitting New Zealand up into two governments, giving extra money and power to one race over others, are ways in which the Labour/NZF/Green government increasingly has more in common with apartheid-friendly politicians from last century than timeless New Zealand

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Petition of Helen Houghton Ignored

“The government is usurping parental rights when it allows the Ministry of Education to teach distorted scientific facts claiming that girls and boys can be born in the wrong body,” says Helen Houghton. The recommendation from the Education and Workforce Select Committee, after receiving Helen Houghton’s petition with more than 40,000 signatures, shows that they

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Regions Need to Take Control of Racing

Monday, June 8, 2020 Robbing communities of their assets is not the way forward for the racing industry. New Conservative Racing industry spokesman Lachie Ashton urges industry leaders to connect with their grassroots support and clubs earmarked for closure based on the Massara report, and find a better way of restructuring the industry. To use

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Government Rejects Opportunities for Covid Recovery

The current New Zealand government is continuing to squander opportunities to help us recover from the devastation caused by the Covid lockdown. Last month they awarded a taxpayer-funded contract for disability support to an overseas company trading out of tax-friendly Ireland. And now a major rail contract has gone to foreign firms with Chinese and

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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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