Ev­i­dence NZ is in trou­ble

The New Zealand Herald - - EDITORIAL & LETTERS -

John Roughan’s pa­ter­nal­is­tic ad­vice, vote con­ser­va­tive like Un­cle John, smacks of the con­tin­u­ing scare­mon­ger­ing that is be­ing pushed by Na­tional’s cam­paign­ers.

This method of at­tack and its clique be­lit­tle the ex­tent of the prob­lems that “have nots” en­dure. The fam­i­lies that can­not put food on the table for a full week, whose rents and bills ex­haust their less than live­able in­comes are the ev­i­dence that New Zealand is in trou­ble. I have ap­pre­ci­ated read­ing the Her­ald’s gen­uine in­ves­tiga­tive sto­ries that ex­pose the depths of the is­sues but let’s not see Granny Her­ald’s ar­chaic self re-emerge, on the cusp of the elec­tion. Tr­ish Deans.

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