Recently, an orange envelope should have turned up in your mailbox. It contains the papers for you to vote in the citizens-initiated referendum on asset sales.
New Zealand First leader Rt Hon Winston Peters says that the latest move by Mighty River Power is nothing short of playing financial roulette with the taxpayers interests.
The Government’s use of instalment receipts for the share offer of Meridian Energy is yet another admission that the asset sales are a complete failure says New Zealand First.
The worst aspect of the Budget is the Government’s plan to keep selling state assets to fund programmes that should be paid from taxation and other government income streams.
Rally/March against asset sales
New Zealand First is accusing National of flogging off state-owned assets so it can afford to pay for remedial work created by its botched policies and decisions.
If one thing is certain in New Zealand politics today it’s that we are facing a leadership crisis.
The details announced today, or rather the lack of them, on state asset sales represents just one more quisling moment from the Prime Minister says New Zealand First.
New Zealand First says National has no plans to halt the escalation of electricity prices which are destined to increase at a faster rate once the Government starts selling off its state-owned powe
New Zealand First says today’s Supreme Court decision over water rights does not give the Government a mandate to sell off our power companies and other state-owned assets.