The Government should ensure that energy is supplied at a fair and reasonable price for consumers says New Zealand First.
New Zealand’s electricity sector is in a shocking state. It’s so bad that even a highly-educated, PhD-holding expert would struggle to explain in simple terms exactly how it operates.
New Zealand First has formulated policy that would place the three state-owned electricity generating power companies – Mighty River Power, which would be bought back, Genesis and Meridian – back into public ownership as a single generating entity
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 power companies.
The year has started poorly for the National-led Government which seems intent on inflicting unnecessary financial pain on ordinary New Zealanders.
It is a year since New Zealand First returned to Parliament and with the holiday season approaching, it’s a good time to review the highs and lows from 2012.
Thursday 31 May, 1pm, Wesley Church, 13th Avenue, Tauranga
There is a question that should be asked at the start of this speech and that is: “How many of you voted National at the last election?”
New Zealand First is asking the Government to include a 10 per cent winter power discount scheme for SuperGold Card holders in the Budget next month.