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Don't buy a Lotto ticket Judith


Murray McCully
MP for Albany

28 July 2000

Don't buy a Lotto ticket Judith

"Don't rush out and buy a Lotto ticket Judith," is the advice of Albany MP Murray McCully to Associate Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Judith Tizard, at the end of a difficult week.

"On Tuesday she lost the America's Cup responsibility, to Wellington based Trevor Mallard"

"On Thursday, the Prime Minister let slip that she had given the troubled Heart of the Nation Project to Jim Anderton and Industry New Zealand."

"It now emerges that the Government is ignoring Auckland Mayoral Forum's request for $35 million to assist in buying the rail corridor - a move which cost Tizard her remaining credibility as Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on Auckland Issues"

With a week like that behind her, my message is "Don't rush out and buy a Lotto ticket, Judith"

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