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Gareth Morgan Announces The Opportunities Party (TOP) First Set of Candidates

By   /  May 24, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  3 Comments

“I’m proud to announce our first set of candidates,” says The Opportunities Party Leader Dr Gareth Morgan. “They are all top quality people who are committed to offering Kiwis evidence based solutions to the problems we face. These are the kinds of people we need in Parliament.”   The candidates announced today are:   Jessica […]

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GUEST BLOG: Gareth Morgan – Time for a Sea Change in NZ Politics

By   /  May 24, 2017  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  25 Comments

Young people are turning their back on politics in big numbers, and when you look at the current way of doing things it is no surprise. Our two biggest parties make personal digs and squabble over who runs the country when they are the closest together on policy. Meanwhile our potential kingmaker is a one-man band who wants to take New Zealand back to the 1970s. It is enough to turn anyone off.

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Gareth Morgan response to Judith Collins and Paula Bennett

By   /  May 23, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

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Opportunities Party gives Greens full marks for trying on parental support

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

At The Opportunities Party (TOP) we’re so glad the Greens are joining us in choosing to address child poverty with policy that is supported by high-quality scientific evidence. Strong evidence shows that cash is what works best to help vulnerable families thrive. Families are most vulnerable to falling into poverty when their children are young. […]

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The Opportunities Party Thanks Public for Supporting the REAL DEAL Cannabis policy

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

I just wanted to thank you all for your support and input into the party’s Real Deal Cannabis Reform Policy. This was our first experiment in working with members and the evidence to create a policy and it was hugely successful. Three days after unveiling the policy, we’ve had massive public support with some polls […]

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BREAKING: The Opportunities Party REAL DEAL Cannabis reform policy

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  2 Comments

The Opportunities Party is pleased to launch its REAL DEAL Policy for the regulation of cannabis cultivation and sale in New Zealand. The central aim of the policy is to reduce harm from Cannabis use throughout New Zealand. With Prohibition of Cannabis clearly an abject failure the REAL DEAL will take tens of millions of […]

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Fun Police fail to Crop TOP

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Fun Police fail to Crop TOP

The Electoral Commission has this afternoon cleared The Opportunities Party (TOP) of any wrong doing in their campaign for the Mt Albert by-election after failing to uphold a complaint by David Seymour of ACT. Mr Seymour had complained that TOP was using a sign-written van to influence voters by offering them rides. TOP’s candidate, Geoff […]

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