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Peters’ appearance at Morrinsville hypocritical

Peters’ appearance at Morrinsville hypocritical

Winston Peters needs to stop grandstanding and decide whether he really stands with farmers to stop a Labour-Greens government, ACT leader David Seymour says.

“There was one perplexing aspect to today’s protest in Morrinsville – the participation of New Zealand First. How can Winston Peters credibly protest Labour and the Greens’ bullying of farmers, while at the same time threatening to put them into Government?

“It’s no wonder he was shouted down when he hijacked the stage.

“Fortunately, there’s another option. Unlike New Zealand First, ACT supports farmers’ rights to access migrant workers. And also unlike New Zealand First, ACT supports pursuing trade deals to open up new markets to exporters.

“And because I’m on track to win Epsom, every Party Vote for ACT counts to support National in government while also giving them the backbone to address tough issues.

“ACT will support rural New Zealanders by cutting company and personal tax rates, and we’ll give farmers the freedom to run their farms in the way they know best, by cutting red tape. We’ll start with the Resource Management Act.”


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