Thursday, 05 December 2019 11:47

Rural revolt

Written by  The Hound

Your old mate hears that the antics of the Government – especially the NZ First component – are fuelling motivation out in rural NZ for a fledgling new political party aimed at ensuring the return of the blue team at next year’s general election.

According to this old mutt’s sources – who are close to the action -- the new movement’s strategy is to start conversations across rural NZ in “woolsheds, local halls, rugby clubs and around kitchen tables” – similar to the rural rallies held in Dargaville and Wellington last month.

The Hound hears that proponents have “had a gutsful of continual government policies, rules and regulations that filter down to the people in provincial towns and communities, negatively impacting their businesses and local economies….”

Word on the street (rural that is) is that more action will likely be seen in rural Waikato very soon. Watch this space.

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