The regions of New Zealand were feeling neglected,
undervalued and left behind, and as a country, New Zealand
would not thrive until those feelings were turned around,
Labour finance spokesman Grant Robertson said yesterday.
Labour leader Andrew Little has torn into the Government's
economic record in a speech in which he puts Finance Minister
Bill English on notice he will have to start answering some
hard questions next week.
Dunedin city councillor Hilary Calvert is planning to appeal
a High Court of New Zealand decision which awards costs
against her and HGW Trustees following the latest twist in a
complicated court case.