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Greens push for a fairer society in Coromandel

18 July 2005

Greens push for a fairer society in Coromandel

Green MPs Jeanette Fitzsimons and Sue Bradford will host public meetings about 'Working For a Fairer Society' in Thames and Waihi this Wednesday.

Ms Fitzsimons and Ms Bradford will talk about the Green Party's social justice platform and the policies the Greens will take into the coming general election.

Members of the public will have an opportunity to discuss with Ms Bradford and Ms Fitzsimons social issues such as children's affairs, the community and voluntary sector, community economic development, disability issues, employment, gambling, housing, industrial relations, mental health, ACC and social services.

What: 'Working for a Fairer Society' public meeting
Where: Grahamstown Hall, Pollen St, Thames
When: 1.00pm, Wednesday 20 July
Who: Green MPs Jeanette Fitzsimons and Sue Bradford

What: 'Working for a Fairer Society' public meeting
Where: Waihi Memorial Hall, Seddon St, Waihi
When: 7.00pm, Wednesday 20 July
Who: Green MPs Jeanette Fitzsimons and Sue Bradford


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