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Gareth Morgan’s political party wants a reset of democracy including significant changes to New Zealand’s parliament. The latest policy from The Opportunities Party calls for a written constitution and the reintroduction of an Upper House, which was abolished in 1953.
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Gareth Morgan has announced that their candidate for the Mt Albert by-election is a Wellington based staff member of the Morgan Foundation – Geoff Simmons. On the plus side, will hopefully mean a focus on policy which is a good thing.
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Stuff reports: Gareth Morgan wants to sell off TVNZ and use the money raised to pay for better public broadcasting in New Zealand. The founder of The Opportunities Party said Kiwis deserve a quality service that is free from what he called the corporate agenda currently driving the state-owned television broadcaster.
Radio New Zealand is our public service broadcaster. It does a fine job of providing us with high-quality news and current affairs. When people hear about the funding freeze, a lot of them ask me “is it because people aren’t listening to RNZ ?” Well, people are according to its 2015-2016 annual report. 502 more words
While we are still nascent and so far have only announced 3 of our 7 policy priorities, let alone socialised them with the public, yet another forced by-election gives us the opportunity to do the right thing by the people of Mt Albert. 90 more words