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Defence Minister Faces Battle - Roy

Posted on 20 Oct 2005
"Incoming Defence Minister Phil Goff faces a battle to represent the armed forces in Cabinet", said Heather Roy, ACT's Defence spokesman, today.

Labour & National fail to deliver on defence

Posted on 13 Sep 2005
ACT Leader Rodney Hide today said it was a sick joke that Labour had released a “defence policy” when its entire strategy has been to render New Zealand defenceless.

National releases "no defence" policy

Posted on 06 Aug 2005
ACT Leader Rodney Hide today said that he was appalled by the National Party’s abandonment of any commitment to defence.

National’s back down on defence disappointing

Posted on 05 Aug 2005
ACT Leader Rodney Hide said today New Zealanders would be very disappointed that the National Party was adopting Helen Clark’s policy of no combat air wing.

ACT Endorses RSA’s Defence Statement – Challenges other parties to do same

Posted on 05 May 2005
ACT Leader Rodney Hide today endorsed the RNZRSA’s Defence Statement declaring it a wake-up call for New Zealanders.

Act rubbishes defence spend up claim

Posted on 03 May 2005
ACT Leader Rodney Hide today rubbished claims by Labour that it was boosting defence spending.  

What were Helen Clark and co doing at Anzac ceremonies 30 years ago?

Posted on 28 Apr 2005
I was astonished this morning to hear Defence Minister Mark Burton laying into Dr Brash for politicising Anzac Day, ACT MP Stephen Franks said today.

Politicians Have Failed NZ's Defence Needs

Posted on 16 Sep 2004
ACT New Zealand Leader and Defence Spokesman Rodney Hide today said that Kiwis should be proud of the New Zealand defence personnel who have served in Iraq helping to bring peace and democracy after the tyrannical rule of Saddam Hussein.

Nowhere Safe From Terror - Hide

Posted on 10 Sep 2004

The latest terrorist attack – this time on the Australian Embassy in Jakarta – has shown that no one, a

Australia Takes Defence Seriously

Posted on 27 Aug 2004

ACT New Zealand Leader Rodney Hide today said that Australia’s purchase of long-range missiles showed it was