WINSTON PETERS: Tossing out morals as Joyce chases the dollar
So much New Zealand land is being sold to foreigners the office that is supposed to be the watchdog for Kiwis should be renamed the Office for Selling off New Zealand.
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NZ First confident its policies will win Manukau East
A farmer told us this week, in no uncertain terms, that he wouldn’t get his harvest done if he relied on Kiwi workers.
Reality TV stars, the Ice Road Truckers, sit behind the wheel for hours on end, clicking off kilometre after kilometre of icy or dusty roads.
The roads are straight. There is little other traffic.
Interest rates up. Power prices up. Fruit and vege prices up. Milk and cheese prices up.
No wage rises for half the workforce but everything is costing more.
Had enough? There’s more.
As the cold bites our heaters are going on, and our power bills are going up.
Our power bills have much in common with the salaries and the costs of the electricity industry – they are high.
Lining already well-heeled pockets is the mission of this government, there are no thoughts for the less well off.
A protest march is not for everyone. Many Kiwis tend to lodge their protests quietly.
Money, money, money, it’s a rich man’s world – the words of this old pop song can be heard drifting down from the Beehive. It’s the tune the government is singing to.
Pages and pages of documents have just arrived in the New Zealand First office.
It hasn't taken too long to read them because so many were blank.
New Zealand held the door open for almost 100,000 people to come and live here in the past year, including some Kiwis returning home.
At the same time we waved goodbye to 66,100 people, about half were Kiwis going to Australia.