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Politicians urged to walk together

News release
May 2, 2000


Politicians urged to walk together


Getting the people on the hill in Wellington to work together for the good of the country could be regarded as mission impossible.

But not so for sock company Holeproof.

The company says it is doing something to bring together the disparate elements of left and right by producing a new sock range called The Right Sock.

The range has left and right socks, each manufactured to fit the particular contours of each foot.

Holeproof has sent each Member seated on the opposition benches two right socks. Those who occupy the Government benches have received two left socks.

The company’s suggestion: Members should swap one of their socks for one belonging to their political rival so each has a pair.

Holeproof general manager Greg Healey says the socks are a great idea for all people who have to think on their feet.

“What better way to bring together our political representatives for the good of the country? It may be the only way we can all move forward,” Mr Healey maintains.

ends

Issued by 141 New Zealand for Holeproof

Contacts:

Greg Healey Bridgette Paton-Tapsell
General Manager Senior Account Manager
Holeproof 141 Palace Plus
Tel: 0-9-636 4179 0-9-358 0141
Mob: 021-716 162 025-273 1412

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