Big Backdown by Smith on Swimmable Rivers
Rt Hon Winston Peters
New Zealand First
Member of Parliament for Northland
BIG BACKDOWN BY SMITH ON SWIMMABLE
Nick Smith’s target of swimmable
rivers by 2040 is a massive backdown from saying just a year
ago that it wasn’t practical, says New Zealand First
Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.
“Some National Party pollsters have slapped them into
line so he’s just picked a year, as National did with
their pest control target of 2050, and dressed it up for
election year, bowing to pressure from the “Blue Greens”
conference,” says Mr Peters.
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