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‘National Party Vote Mobile’ launched

‘National Party Vote Mobile’ launched

National Party Leader Don Brash and General Manager Steven Joyce today launched National’s campaign bus – the ‘National Party Vote Mobile’, which will spread the message that the only way to change the government is to give your party vote to National.

The bus was launched at SkyCity in central Auckland. It then went to Westgate in West Auckland to campaign before departing for a full afternoon in Hamilton.

During the remaining two weeks of the parliamentary recess, the 48-seater bus will work its way from Auckland to the bottom of the South Island.

National Party General Manager Steven Joyce says the importance of the party vote is grossly underestimated by many electorates and the party vote mobile will highlight its importance.

“Only a party vote for National is a vote for a change of government.”

The bus will carry National MPs, candidates and supporters who will spread the party vote message as well as National’s core messages around tax relief, education, law and order and welfare.


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