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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

Megan Owen
Brenda Spiller
Brenda Spiller
Carmel Claridge
Karen R
Karen R
Robert Davey
Robert Davey
Alan Campbell
K Ann Reilly
Hole Les
Damien Garrett
Carl Bigland
Christopher Godinet
luke Canton
Graham Tuckey
Mike Sullivan
Marilyn Revell
Geraldine Pratt
Jackie Sommerville
Chris Hadley
Albert Bredin
Mark Rountree
David King
Wayne Muntz
Mike Peart
Caroline McNeish
Keith Bond
Keith Bond
Peter Hitchman
3,254 SIGNATURES
5,000 signatures

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