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The Opportunities Party platform and policies

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Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Party’s support basePro-choice

Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorist Citizenship

Should citizens lose their citizenship if they join a terrorist organization in a foreign country?

  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?

  Party’s support baseYes


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Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should New Zealand raise taxes on the rich?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Euthanasia

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use?

  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana?

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Capital Gains Tax

Should New Zealand introduce a capital gains tax?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Should the death penalty be reinstated?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Plastic Product Ban

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?

  Party’s support baseYes

Housing  ›  Foreign Land Ownership

Should foreigners need consent to purchase more than five hectares of non-urban land?

  Party’s support baseYes

Housing  ›  Housing Infrastructure

Should the government increase spending on infrastructure (roads, water and sewerage) to support the construction of more housing communities?

  Party’s support baseYes, except road spending should go to public transport instead

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Party’s support baseNo

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Citizenship Test

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the national minimum wage?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?

  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

  Party’s support baseYes, but the government should provide free language learning courses

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

Should New Zealand maintain a presence at the United Nations?

  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatisation

Should there be more or less privatisation of hospital and healthcare services?

  Party’s support baseLess

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?

  Party’s support baseNo

Education  ›  Te Reo Māori

Should Te Reo Māori be compulsory in schools?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Fracking

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?

  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into New Zealand?

  Party’s support baseNo

Education  ›  National Standards

Do you support national standards in education?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Maori Parliament Seats

Should New Zealand abolish Maori parliament seats?

  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Party’s support baseYes

Housing  ›  First Home Buyers

Should the government increase incentives for first home buyers?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?

  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?

  Public statementsYes

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

Should foreigners, currently residing in New Zealand, have the right to vote?

  Party’s support baseNo, only legal citizens should be allowed to vote

Education  ›  Student Allowance

Should more students be eligible for an allowance?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should New Zealand accept refugees from Syria?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?

  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Safe Haven

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?

  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?

  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

Should immigrants to New Zealand be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should New Zealand increase or decrease military spending?

  Party’s support baseDecrease

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?

  Party’s support baseYes