Mon, 25 Jun 2012 6:17p.m.
Opponents of the asset sales say they have 100,000 signatures, and are well on their way to forcing a referendum.
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10/07/2012 10:31:51 p.m.
Those assets will earn the government far more if retained than a once off sale. Every effort is needed to stop this one-term government from their madness...
29/06/2012 7:23:35 p.m.
The Greens are well aware that the government will just ignore the referendum result if it comes out as "Don't sell assets" thus they know it is a waste of time. They have still decided to waste taxpayers' money on it so they can score political points by saying to National "See, we told you so." Stupid and irresponsible. Our referendum system makes a mockery of democracy.
27/06/2012 9:27:28 p.m.
I dont see how people don't understand how the asset sales are good for New Zealand. We are never going to get out of debt if people dont start letting the government actually do something about it.
Mighty River Power shares debuted on the share market this afternoon, and immediately leapt 20c - or about 8 percent - in value.
All eyes will be on the Mighty River Power share price when the company lists this afternoon.
Finance Minister Bill English says the Government is "happy enough" with the price achieved for Mighty River Power shares.
Finance Minister Bill English has announced the share price for Mighty River Power this evening.
Shearer says it won't be difficult for anti-asset sales campaigners to collect the remaining signatures they need.
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