Opposition to Asset Sales Takes New Twist Near Beehive

Press Release – Say No To Asset Sales Friday 1 March 2013: An historic moment occurs today in a new wave of opposition to the Governments planned asset sales of electricity companies. Banners will be hung on a small piece of Maori land in front of parliament in association with …Opposition to Asset Sales Takes New Twist Near Beehive Friday 1 March 2013: An historic moment occurs today in a new wave of opposition to the Government’s planned asset sales of electricity companies. Banners will be hung on a small piece of Maori land in front of parliament in association with the Say No to Asset Sales group. Say No to Asset Sales will be holding lunchtime gatherings here where members of the public are invited to bring their lunch and join in showing their opposition the sale of our national assets. Peter Love (Te Atiawa) says, “This isn’t a Maori versus Pakeha issue at all. The power stations were built for us all by many determined hands and minds. They were built and funded by the public to power our country. We have all benefited. It is our responsibility now to keep in good condition for the next generation”. “John Key has lost the contest of the ideas with 80% opposition to asset sales”, said Richard McIntosh, spokesperson for Say No to Asset Sales. “The backbone of our...

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