The government should hang its head in shame for failing the thousands of migrant workers who have been helping rebuild Christchurch, says New Zealand First.
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Epsom Public Meeting
Sunday 24 August, 2pm
Alexandra Park, Cnr Greenlane West and Manukau Road, Greenlane, Auckland
“THE WORDS MEAN WHAT I SAY THEY MEAN”
The investigation of beneficiaries who took cash to work in Christchurch but did not show up to their jobs comes as no surprise to New Zealand First, says Spokesperson for Social Policy/Welfare Asenati Lole-Taylor.
New Zealand First is calling for the Government to address high unemployment in the regions.
New Zealand First Spokesperson for Social Policy Asenati Lole-Taylor is concerned that recent reports about spending are masking the grim reality of life on low incomes.
A farmer told us this week, in no uncertain terms, that he wouldn’t get his harvest done if he relied on Kiwi workers.
Public Community Forum
Saturday, 5 July, 11am
E.F.K.S Church Hall, 9 Vili Place, Woolston, Christchurch
Recognising Our Neighbourhood
One in five Pacific young people do not have a job, an appalling fact that the National Government should be ashamed of, says New Zealand First.
New Zealand First is astounded with the Government’s remark that this is a “family-friendly budget.”
Asenati Lole-Taylor will be attending the social justice seminar in Palmerston North as an invited guest, and will speak on issues relating to employment prospects for young people.
Speech - Dunedin South
9 The Octagon, Dunedin
Friday 9 August, 5.30pm
Good evening ladies and gentlemen,
Thank you for your attendance and your invitation to come to Dunedin and Otago.
New Zealand First is questioning why a recent whistle-stop trip to Europe by Steven Joyce cost the taxpayer the equivalent of two minimum wage jobs.