It’s State Highway One

Labour has been continually banging on about the so-called “Holiday Highway”.

I think it is egregiously wrong that Labour is continues to push the ‘Holiday Highway’ tag. So wrong as to almost be a lie. this road they disparagingly call the “Holiday Highway” is in fact State Highway One. It is our main highway from the top of the North Island tot he bottom of the South ISland. labour are being intellectually and politically dishonest in calling it the “holiday Highway”.

The fact is we need to get the region North of Auckland participating in the economy. Right now they particpate hugely in the welfare ecnomy and the “green” economy.

The North because of climate and deep water ports has huge potential for industry but is currently held back due to its lack of connection to the rest of NZ.

  • Both Whangarei and Marsden Point are going to become a major part of Auckland’s strategy if we are to grow the region. (Auckland Regional plan states necessity for this)
  • Unemployment in the North is rampant because of the lack of the employment opportunities.

I think Labour is dumping on the people in the North leaving them cut off by promising to scrap decent roading to the area.  I fail to see how this is bringing work to the people? In fact Labour’s plan is exceedingly disrespectful of provincial New Zealand North of the bridge. Little wonder that there isn;t a red


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

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