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Petition: Prime Minister should release secret coalition agreement

Jacinda-Ardern-Winston-Peters.jpgThe new Government refuses to release an agreement between the Labour Party and New Zealand First about the rules and expectations of Ministers under the coalition.

The document, apparently 38 pages long, is alleged to contain Ministerial directives and strategy for the coalition government. 

documents.jpgThat document is of obvious public importance – yet the Prime Minister’s Office has refused to release it in responses to requests under the Official Information Act. Incredibly, Ms Ardern claims the document doesn’t represent “official information”.

We say that’s absurd, taxpayers and the public are entitled to know what it contains.

Jacinda Ardern made much of transparency and freedom of information while in opposition. We say she should walk the walk, not just talk the talk on freedom of information, and obey the Official Information Act by releasing the secret agreement. If you agree, add your name to the petition below. 

"We call on Jacinda Ardern to respect the Official Information Act and release the secret 38-page addendum to the Labour - NZ First coalition agreement."

Who's signing

joanne stewart
Peter Redward
Alan Mcloughlin
Billie-Ann Gadd
Raveen Sundram
Mary Davenport
Gaz Tunnel
Gaz Tunnel
ron jones
Kevin McKenna
Justin Smith
Emma Bryan
Tim Clark
Melissa Wilson
Cliff Jones
Tony Gan
Rachel Rolston
Robyn Carer
Ian Mayne
Mike Pulham
Mike Pulham
Christine Healy
Stephen Barnes
mike sanford
Lynne Connor
Michele Beach
Paul Vincent
Gabriel Page
Shona Parkins
Rachel Porter
3,517 SIGNATURES
5,000 signatures

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