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TeamTalk Supports Road Transport Protest

4 July 2008

Media Release


TeamTalk Supports Road Transport Protest


TeamTalk CEO David Ware, says the company, which supplies mobile radio phones to the majority of the Road Transport Industry, supports today’s protest action.

“TeamTalk is proud of its relationship with this sector and added its voice to the chorus of disapproval about the way these charges have been implemented.

TeamTalk is delighted to hear the news this morning that the government has agreed to review how these charges are to be implemented.

The Road Transport Industry is not known for taking this sort of direct action, so it’s obviously a sign of the impact the increase in road user taxes is likely to have on the industry and we commend the government for taking another look at this issue.

The effect of these charges flow on to everyone in New Zealand, as the country is heavily reliant on this industry to transport goods around the nation 24/7.

Quite simply truckies are the backbone of New Zealand industry.

It is obvious that New Zealanders understand the importance of this industry by the way they changed the way they went to work today to allow the protest to have maximum effect and that level of community support undoubtedly made the regulators take stock of their decision,” Mr Ware says in conclusion.


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