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Sir Roger Douglas Returns to ACT

Sir Roger Douglas Returns to ACT

Message from Sir Roger

Dear Reader,

I am delighted to announce that Sir Roger Douglas has committed his formidable skills and experience to the 2008 ACT Campaign.

As Minister of Finance, Sir Roger transformed the New Zealand economy from an antiquated bureaucracy to an open market. He alone has contributed more to New Zealand’s wealth and prosperity than any other living New Zealander.

Sir Roger will now bring to bear the same skills he used then on the 2008 election. He is the first of many "dream team 2008" contributors that I will be announcing over the coming 3 months.

The polls show a call for change, but a change to what? We need more than a simple change of management. We need a circuit breaker.

While the old parties offer frivolous changes designed to boost their poll ratings, ACT has been working on policy that will deliver economic performance. We have created a framework of legislation that will dissolve red tape, enshrine the rights and click here to watch the TV3 coverage, and read the NZ Herald coverage by clicking here.

Rodney Hide,
MP for Epsom
Leader, ACT New Zealand

In any union with Australia, New Zealand would occupy a special position - Last!
Despite this critical situation New Zealand’s current political parties (except ACT) are again retreating to a dangerous “do nothing” approach.

There is in fact virtually no difference between these parties except in small degrees.

None of them have a clear vision of where New Zealand stands and where it should be heading. This is ACT’s point of difference.

None of them have a 10 - 20 year vision for New Zealand’s future and a well thought out program to achieve this vision.

No party (apart from ACT) has a different approach which makes it stand out from the rest.

Our country is at a time in its history when the political class lacks the focus and vision to meet New Zealander’s expectations. We need a political circuit breaker.

That’s why I’m inviting you to come to ACT’s Conference:

• Saturday 15 March
• Waipuna Lodge, Panmure, Auckland.

In my midday conference speech I intend to address the question our country is ignoring at its peril:

What policies would New Zealand have to put in place to ensure it leads Australia in most of the important indicators (economic and social) by 2020, and be close to them in per capita income by then?

I look forward to seeing you there. You can register right now by calling (09) 889 2699.

Kind regards


Roger Douglas
Former Minister of Finance and ACT Co-Founder

There's Also Much More at the Conference!
Book Now! Call (09) 889 2699 to reserve your seat.
ACT Party Leader Rodney Hide accompanied by former Minister of Finance and ACT co-founder Sir Roger Douglas will be outlining a vision without limits that will allow New Zealand to socially and economically overtake Australia by 2020.

The real life star of recent box office smash We’re Here to Help, Dave Henderson, will give his insight into responsible government based on his experiences with the IRD.

One of New Zealand’s foremost entrepreneurs, Annah Stretton who grew Stretton Clothing Company into a highly successful business with 30 retail stores in NZ and a growing global market will also be speeking.

David Selfe Principal of the Corelli School of Music, Dance, Drama and Visual Arts will talk about unlimited creativity in education.

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Book Now! Call (09) 889 2699 to reserve your seat.

Click here to register online instantly.

ACT New Zealand, Unit A - 11-13 Clovernook Road, Newmarket, Auckland


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