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Winston Peters is Right on Interislander Bailouts

Winston Peters is Right on Interislander Bailouts


10 APRIL 2014

“Taxpayers are sick of bailing out Kiwirail and the Interislander every time one of the dud ships hits a wharf,” says Jordan Williams, Executive Director of theTaxpayers’ Union.

“Winston Peters is right, the Government is not a good manager of a shipping fleet. The Interislander should be sold to an expert shipping company. The public would probably get a better service and the taxpayer wouldn’t cop the bill when management screw up and buy a lemon.”

“The taxpayer doesn't pay a cent when something goes wrong at Bluebridge. Why do taxpayers need to own the Interislander and throw more good money after bad?”

ENDS

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