Winston’s minimum wage will kill Northland
Winston’s minimum wage will kill
Winston Peters’ idea of raising the minimum
wage to $20 will have a devastating effect on employment,
especially in areas like Northland.
Auckland could barely afford this, let alone
“The people hurt most will be the young and
uneducated, who will get locked out of positions needed to
gain valuable work experience.
“The dole queue will
stretch from Wellsford to Cape Reinga.
lurch to the left proves that only ACT can be trusted to
keep National sensible.
“With more MPs we will end
poverty by slashing housing costs, and boost employment by
ditching the red tape holding back Kiwi
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Election Day Results
2017 General Election - Preliminary Count
National won 46% of the vote with Labour on 35.8%.
NZ First won 7.5%, with the Greens on 5.8%.
ACT held on to Epsom, but failed to get more MPs.
The Maori Party were wiped out of Parliament.
There are still special votes to be counted, but clearly National is in the box seat to form the next Government.
The Greens can not contemplate a deal with National.
So, Winston Peters will have to make a choice and could back National or a combined Labour/Green coalition.
The most likely result is National and NZ First will reach some sort of deal to form the next government.
Election Night Results
Advance Voting Statistics
General Election Information: Voters - Who, When And Where