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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

Jil Southon
Peter Hitchman
Mike Dickie
John Beattie
Stephen Overton
Mal Ward
Leigh Ham
Sos Recruitment
David Wadman
Ross Preston
Dave Stringer
Max Sky
William McLean
Mal Ward
Lee Pilcher
Lee Pilcher
Ashish Naicker
Steve Bowden
Pete Ham
Max Palmer
Colin McLellan
Freya Watson
3,517 SIGNATURES
5,000 signatures

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