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Changing politics for the better
By Brendan Horan
This week in Tauranga and the Bay of Plenty we filmed the NZ Independent Coalition’s opening and closing TV statements.
I’ve been talking to people from all walks of life, many of whom never voted in 2011 because they didn’t believe their voice was being heard.
They said to me politics was boring and politicians just do what they want anyway.
It’s a wonderful feeling to be taking the first steps to change politics for the better – people first, above party politics.
New Zealand’s newest political entity is about empowering people.
I’m so pleased the NZ Independent Coalition has mechanisms to ensure people’s voices will be heard.
We are committed to involving real New Zealanders in the formation of our country, in the future of our country.
The NZ Independent Coalition is responding with a concept that’s simple and straightforward: political representation by locals for locals.
Using electronic media, people will be able to express their views on major legislation to their MP throughout the political term. This will ensure inclusive and progressive politics.
The NZ Independent Coalition has been listening to locals, to what the electorate is saying.
What we’ve been hearing is people are disgruntled with party politics and petty inter-party squabbles. They want something better.
Finally it is here – NZ Independent Coalition, standing for Safe Children, Safe Whanau, Safe Society. Respecting and serving New Zealanders.
To discover more about NZ Independent Coalition, visit www.nzindependent.org.nz
If you’d like to discuss this or any other issues please contact me.
- twitter.com/brendanhoran or Phone Brendan on 07 574 0253.