Media Release-ACT Kenneth Wang stands for Botany

3.00pm 20/06/2008

ACT has unveiled its candidate for Botany at a media conference held at 2.00pm this afternoon at its office in Auckland.

Kenneth Wang, the former MP, has been confirmed by ACT Board of Trustees and announced his candidacy for Botany electorate.

ACT Party leader Rodney Hide and party founder Sir Roger Douglas spoke at the function, giving their endorsement to Kenneth Wang and acknowledging the Asian communities’ contribution to ACT and to New Zealand.

“People of Botany understand how MMP works. They know how to use their votes to have one more MP for Botany and to create a better coalition government after this election.” Kenneth said in his 10 minute statement of his candidacy for Botany.

He emphasised ACT’s ambitious 20 Point Plan to increase wages and beat Australia, reinstated ACT’s “Zero Tolerance on Crime” approach and its solutions for families at risk.