No Decision Yet On Electricity Charges - NZ First
Negotiations are continuing between New Zealand First and
the Government over legislation to control power
The Leader, Rt Hon Winston Peters, said this
evening that New Zealand First had put proposals to the
Energy Minister and hoped there would be some progress early
“Our position is unchanged in that we will
support the legislation only if it means reduced power
prices for consumers.” Mr Peters
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