Union welcomes closure of post offices
27 NOVEMBER 2018
The plan to close New Zealand Post branches
has been welcomed by the New Zealand Taxpayers’
Taxpayers’ Union spokesman Louis
Houlbrooke says, “As a state-owned enterprise, any
financial loss at New Zealand Post is a loss for the New
Zealand taxpayer. Therefore, it’s important that the
service responds to changing consumer trends, even when it
means difficult decisions like closing branches.”
“Maintaining 79 individual post offices is an
inefficient use of taxpayer resources, considering these
services could easily be integrated into other businesses.
Declining use of postal services should justify a smaller
investment from the
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