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44 days ago

WHAT STANDARDS DO WE EXPECT OUR LOCAL MP TO LIVE BY?

Helen from The Brook

Politicians have to be thick skinned and live with more scrutiny than the average voter. Rightly so, and this includes Nick Smith.

"We know that he is feeling under pressure in his seat of Nelson this year, but staggering about in the dead of night, ranting about Nazis and having to be forcibly removed from the chamber is not the way to behave as an MP."

"Wood said Smith's behaviour was unlikely to endear him to local voters, who want an MP focused on representing them."

New Zealand Herald wrote: www.nzherald.co.nz...

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Hi everyone,
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Save the Maitai petition hits 5,000 (not counting the paper job) !

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Please help us persuade NCC you don't want our precious Maitai ruined by a 700 lot subdivision by signing here :
www.change.org...