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Labour Abandons Any Chance of Real Change until 2021 – The Opportunities Party

By   /  September 16, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

The Opportunities Party Leader Dr Gareth Morgan says today’s decision by the Labour Party to abandon any major reforms of the tax system until 2021, is a betrayal of those who have already cast their votes expecting any real change to the worsening statistics around social equality and the housing crisis. “Scared by the latest […]

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Winston’s Super Gaffe Shows up Our Broken Welfare System – The Opportunities Party

By   /  August 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Winston’s Super Gaffe Shows up Our Broken Welfare System – The Opportunities Party

Full credit to Winston Peters for paying back the extra money he received from the taxpayer through superannuation over payments. But doesn’t the fact that he didn’t even notice the mistake show how broken our benefit system really is? We don’t know how many bottles of whiskey or packets of cigarettes Winston bought with his […]

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Gareth Morgan’s open letter to Mike Hosking’s Boss

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  9 Comments

Dear Shayne, I write in response to an online “editorial” posted by one of your staff on Monday August 14th. In what is called “Mike’s Minute” presenter Mike Hosking held forth on his opinions of The Opportunities Party and myself. Let us first deal with the factual inaccuracies in Mr Hosking’s rant. He maintained that […]

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GETTING TOUGH ON PRISONS – THE OPPORTUNITIES PARTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on GETTING TOUGH ON PRISONS – THE OPPORTUNITIES PARTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY

New Zealand’s burgeoning prison industry is a political crime that has been aided and abetted by successive governments, according to The Opportunities Party.   What is more, leader Gareth Morgan said today in launching the party’s criminal justice policy, the economic cost of incarcerating thousands of offenders is only going to grow as long as […]

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Opportunities Party Plan to Deliver Decent Living Conditions

By   /  August 7, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  2 Comments

Homes not Houses. The Opportunities Party plan to deliver decent living conditions for all. The Opportunities Party has a bold new plan to address the major problems confronting New Zealand, housing affordability. While TOP’s ground-breaking Fair Tax System will stop residential properties being misused as tax free investment vehicles for the wealthy and suppress rampant […]

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Sugar kills more New Zealanders than drugs – The Opportunities Party

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Sugar kills more New Zealanders than drugs – The Opportunities Party

Just hours from the Fizz Symposium opening Mika Haka , Auckland Central candidate for The Opportunities Party states: “Health Minister Jonathan Coleman’s legacy will be the over proportional numbers of obese, diabetic and suicidal New Zealanders – more than this country has ever seen before.” Recently announced as Auckland Central candidate for The Opportunities Party, […]

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LABOUR FOLDS TO FARMING LOBBY – The Opportunities Party

By   /  June 24, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on LABOUR FOLDS TO FARMING LOBBY – The Opportunities Party

In electoral desperation, the Labour Party yesterday abandoned any attempt to address one of the greatest concerns facing New Zealanders, the ongoing pollution of our waterways. Andrew Little told Federated Farmers annual conference his party will abandon polluter pays by joining the Greens in offering some ill-defined form of “regulation” to deal with the country’s […]

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Illegal Low Wage Slaves the Real Problem in Silver Fern Farms Shutdown – The Opportunities Party

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Illegal Low Wage Slaves the Real Problem in Silver Fern Farms Shutdown – The Opportunities Party

“Both the Greens and Government have missed the point on Silver Fern Farms” says Gareth Morgan of The Opportunities Party. “Any New Zealand business owner would have made the same decision based on the switch from sheep to dairy that has happened on the Canterbury Plains. “The real question that should be asked is why […]

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Labour Fiddles While National Turns a Blind Eye on Housing Inequality – The Opportunities Party

By   /  May 15, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

The Opportunities Party says Labour’s promise to ban negative gearing on rental properties is a purely symbolic move that won’t get a single kiwi family from a car or garage into a real home. “Labour and the other old parties are simply relieving themselves into the wind if they think such measures will address the […]

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Uninspired Voters a No Show – The Opportunities Party

By   /  February 27, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Uninspired Voters a No Show – The Opportunities Party

The Opportunities Party would like to thank the people of Mt. Albert for engaging with our candidate, Geoff Simmons, and with our ideas in this by-election. The people we have met during the course of this campaign have shown us they are uninspired and cynical about traditional politics and the resulting low voter turn out […]

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