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Luxon sworn in as PM

National Party leader Christopher Luxon was sworn in as Prime Minister today.

The ceremony took place at Government House in Wellington.

He later said it was ‘an honour, a privilege and an enormous responsibility to have been sworn in as Prime Minister of New Zealand.’

He also paid tribute to his family – wife Amanda, and their children Olivia and William.

Meanwhile in their ‘Free Press‘ newsletter, the ACT Party laid out some of the new government’s priorities in the coming months.

‘The Government is committed to reducing public servant numbers with 2017 numbers as a baseline. It will ‘stop work’ on a raft of Labour boondoggles immediately. A new Minister of Regulation in charge of a new Ministry of Regulation means this is the first Government to take the scourge of red tape and regulation seriously. The Government wasting less of people’s money and time is the fastest way to a more prosperous future.

‘Being kind to criminals, even gang members, was the dangerous side of Jacinda’s self-appointed messianic kindness. The new Government will increase prison capacity for adults and provide more beds for youth offenders. The Sentencing Act will be amended to prioritise victims, cultural reports will be defunded.

‘A bill to define the Principles of the Treaty will be introduced. It will be debated in Parliament and the public will get their say at select committee. The Government, at this stage, is not committed to taking it further, where it would be passed into law and confirmed by referendum. ACT bears the responsibility of persuading the other parties and New Zealand that it should continue.

‘Besides the Treaty Principles Bill, the Government is committed to reviewing preferential access to medical school, ending new Māori Wards on councils without a referendum and subjecting those introduced without a referendum under Labour’s law to have one. Preferential contracting based on race will be ended and Cabinet will issue an edict that public services are to be delivered on need not race.

‘Charter schools are back, and existing state schools will be able to convert to charter school status. Charter schools have a contract that basically says ‘make sure the kids show up and learn at an agreed rate, here’s your money.’ That’s the opposite of how the education system has been working. There’s been little accountability for results but much micromanagement of everything from curriculum to teaching style to the shape of classrooms.

‘David Seymour is the Associate Minister of Health, responsible for Pharmac. It is 27 years old and overdue for an overhaul, there will also be a raft of tweaks to who can do what, for instance pharmacists prescribing some medicines, to make healthcare work faster.

‘These are select highlights from the full agreement. There is good news for landlords and farmers under Andrew Hoggard, for kids subject to Oranga Tamariki with new Children’s Minister Karen Chhour, and Nicole McKee will be comprehensively rewriting the Arms Act to treat licensed firearm owners with some dignity, making everyone safer along the way.’

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  1. ‘…A bill to define the Principles of the Treaty will be introduced. It will be debated in Parliament and the public will get their say at select committee. …” WTH have you not comprehended? “…the public will get their say…” How arrogant and condescending! WE have told you with our votes what we want! WE, The PEOPLE of New Zealand, want a binding refrendum on that race-baiting s**t!
    And “…kids subject to Oranga Tamariki with new Children’s Minister Karen Chhour…” First of all, drop that ‘whakawhakagaga’ and adhere to ENGLISH so that we all can understand. Then drop the “subject to Oranga Tamariki…”, actually drop kids being subject to any state agency, apart from investigations on groundsof serious concerns of criminal abuse.
    And then refurbish NZ Family Court mafia.
    Nuff said.

  2. On the off chance Mr Seymour or someone else from ACT is lurking here, I’m DEFINITELY in favour of a department cutting down on all the red tape.

    HOWEVER

    This must UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES extend to Pfizer, Moderna, “EcoHealth” and/or whatever other colourful shell companies and cut-outs they invent for themselves. The biotech industry has been running rampant for FAR too long. MORE regulation is required there. MORE, not less. I want those companies to get bent over and rubber gloved 🧤

    We are tired of being their guinea pigs.

    • Seymour represents a good majority of Zionists in his region and constituency, and they love using the back door to ‘get things done’ as instructed in the Talmudic text!
      Never mind the rubber glove; a good memorable fisting is in order!
      Let’s see what ACT does with regards to repealing the Firearms Legislation that they were so against post-Christchurch Mosque disaster!
      Probably…NOTHING!
      After all, Seymour excused himself from that critical Firearms Legislation vote by orchestrating a delay with a reporter.
      The little twinkle-toes ‘Dancing with the Morons’ (VERY embarrasing to watch…) is NOT to be trusted, and we can only wonder what damage he will do when he becomes DPM in 17 months time!
      Don’t expect the PTB like him to get genetically sick from the Covid vaccines, as they were ALL in some cases given placebos!

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