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ACT announces North Shore candidate Nick Kearney

ACT Leader Jamie Whyte is pleased to announce ACT’s candidate for North Shore.

“Our North Shore candidate is Nick Kearney.  Nick was raised in the electorate and went to school there.  He was a policeman from 1991 to 1996 and patrolled the streets of the electorate and is now a partner in a law firm in the heart of North Shore.  He has very strong ties to the area and I’m confident he will do his best to grow ACT’s party vote in the area,” says Dr Whyte.

Shock, horror, probe: Nicky Hager has found out politicians speak to the media

"Nicky Hager has discovered that politicians talk to the media," said Dr Jamie Whyte.

"I feel I should confess that I too am guilty. Yes I have gone further and even suggested lines of enquiry. I just have not been as successful as I would like.

Burning effigies a sign of despair - the Left needs to re-think

This campaign is bitter. People are burning effigies of the Prime Minister, holding Nuremberg-type rallies and destroying billboards.

But why is it bitter?

There are two common reasons for bitterness in disputes. One is genuine and passionate disagreement. Although that often engenders mutual respect, it also often creates hostility.

ACT announces Helensville candidate Phelan Pirrie

ACT Leader Jamie Whyte is pleased to confirm ACT’s candidate for Helensville, Phelan Pirrie.

“Phelan is committed to the Helensville community and has agreed to grow ACT’s party vote in the electorate,” says Mr Whyte.

Phelan lives in Muriwai, is a shareholder of a horticultural marketing company based in Kumeu and is an active community volunteer.  He is currently an elected member of the Rodney Local Board, alongside fellow ACT candidate Beth Houlbrooke.

ACT seeks more jail time for stock rustlers

“Stock theft (‘Cattle Rustling’) will be subject to increased sentences & vehicle and firearms confiscation as part of the ACT Party’s Crime and Justice policy,” ACT Party Associate spokesman for Primary Industry Robin Grieve said today.