New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters is calling for a log price to be set to end the regional devastation that has occurred with so many sawmill closures.
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The National Government needs to go further than just rhetoric to help the Northland region prosper.
New Zealand First is challenging the government to show it is serious about regional economic development by backing the Shortline Establishment Group’s advanced plans to re-establish the Gisborne to Napier rail link.
Prime Minister John Key promised to “save” the regions – he must commit to that election pledge and ensure Air New Zealand keeps all services, says New Zealand First.
Kawerau Grey Power Public Meeting
Kawerau Concert Chambers, Kawerau
Friday 8 August, 1.45pm
New Zealand Forestry for New Zealand Jobs and Wealth
A New Zealand log price.
The West Coast is reeling today from more job losses, and the National Government’s total neglect of the regions means there is nothing to soften the blow, says New Zealand First.
Flying back from the South Island’s West Coast I couldn’t help thinking about Warner Bros, SkyCity and Rio Tinto. Imagine the smirks on their faces when the National Government shovelled millions into their pockets.
New Zealand First will deliver a share of mining royalties to target development on the West Coast, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters.
Greymouth Grey Power public meeting
Holy Trinity Hall, 195 Tainui Street.
Bring Back The Richard Seddon Vision
The Government is being deliberately misleading when it states that it is ‘investing right across the regions’ says Rt Hon Winston Peters.
This follows the release of the Regional Government Expenditure Report today.
New Zealand First says the Government is in denial about its neglect of regions and should start putting something back into the places that create our export wealth.
Mr Speaker –our first reaction to this Budget is to call in the Serious Fraud Office.
Never in the history of this country has a government so blatantly cooked the books.
This is financial deceit on a grand scale.