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Kiwi’s leaving NZ to find pro-family pastures

Kiwi’s leaving NZ to find pro-family pastures

Richard Lewis, leader of The Family Party, says figures issued yesterday that showed more than 40,000 New Zealanders crossed the Tasman in the past 12 months (up almost 6200 on the year before) is a massive vote of no-confidence in the Labour administration. http://www.stuff.co.nz/4282229a10.html refers.

“This mass exodus is the result of nearly a decade under a controlling Labour administration that dictates how New Zealanders should live, spend their money and raise their children. So we can hardly blame people for packing their bags and I wouldn’t be surprised if the trend continued,” says Mr Lewis.

Commentators point to high taxes and underpaid jobs as reasons behind the figures. Mr Lewis says that while promised tax cuts by both Labour and National are long overdue and might provide some relief, it’s the government’s attitude to families that is pushing Kiwi’s away.

“Government’s philosophy of control and compliance in the home and the marketplace is the problem. The obvious solution to ending the trend is by giving Labour a one-way ticket out of parliament next year,” he added.

The Family Party is challenging Labour in South Auckland for the seats of Mangere and Manukau, and will be opening an office in the Mangere town centre in early December. The party website www.thefamilyparty.org.nz will also go live on or about the 1st of December.

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