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Third Kiwibank Robbed

Third Kiwibank Robbed

Friday 26 Jul 2002

News that a third Kiwibank has been held up shows tragically yet again that Helen Clark would have been better spending $80 million supporting the police than creating a second-rate bank, ACT Finance Spokesman MP Rodney Hide said today.

"This morning at 7am, the Glen Innes Kiwibank was held up at gun point. A Courier Post driver has been hurt and hospitalised.

"It is the third Kiwibank to be held up.

"Helen Clark should not have thrown $80 million at Kiwi Bank. She should have dedicated that money to the police so they could better do their job of protecting citizens from the thugs that threaten New Zealanders at home, on the streets, and in our places of work," Mr Hide said.

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