We reject the unwanted proposals of divisive "co-governance" that are being forced on New Zealanders.

We are committed to unified communities that will be made safer, healthier, and stronger through priority being given to what unites us and encourages respect towards our differences.

We hold that New Zealanders are one people, and will ensure that we all have our rights represented equally regardless of ethnicity, sex, age or religion.

We will recognise and ensure support is given based on need, with the greatest need enjoying the greatest benefit. We will not predetermine policy assuming that all persons of a particular ethnicity, gender, age or religion, have a greater need than others.

New Conservatives honour the Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti o Waitangi) and recognises it is an agreement signed in 1840 between Māori and the Crown, affirming that New Zealand shall have one sovereign government, which shall protect property rights, and that all New Zealanders shall have the same rights, privileges, and responsibilities as British subjects including the right to stand for election to government.

Thirty years of expanding welfare delivery by successive governments has undermined our families and has created an underclass which has marginalised some of our most in need. New Conservatives are committed to treating all New Zealanders as competent and positively contributing citizens, and empowering them to be that.

Investing in the family unit, requiring individual responsibility and accountability, and encouraging unity based on mutual respect, are the priorities of New Conservatives in building healthy communities. It is important for New Zealand to be forward focused, free, fair, and flourishing.


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