The powers that individual DHBs are seeking look like a throwback to the early 1990s. Then, as now, the rationale was that this local “flexibility” was necessary.
Is the result a better, safer, cheaper, quicker and more convenient service than what it replaced? You must be kidding.
Jacinda Ardern is flatly, 100% wrong when she says that most countries are now chasing multilateral trade deals like the TPP 11 deal she’s due to sign in Chile on March 8.
DHBs are under intense pressure to reduce deficits within a climate of chronic underfunding.
Has Act leader David Seymour got the easiest job in the world, or what?