Kiwis Paying For Crisis Of Confidence
New Zealanders are paying the cost of the Government's
gutting of confidence in the New Zealand economy, National
Finance spokesperson Bill English said today.
dollar reaches historic lows a lot of New Zealanders are
starting to realise they're getting poorer.
policies and low confidence have driven the Kiwi way below
where anyone expected it to fall.
"Anyone who expects Dr
Cullen to fix it by pulling a rabbit out of the hat is bound
to be disappointed.
"That means that for hard-working New
Zealanders petrol prices will continue to rise.
prices - such as cars - which have been held back while
importers waited for the dollar to recover are now bound to
go up," Mr English said.
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