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Get in behind the KiwiRail workers this Christmas

Paul McBeth
Fri, 26 Nov 2021

Get in behind the KiwiRail workers this Christmas
Playing chicken with freight train. (Image: Deposit Photos)
Paul McBeth
Fri, 26 Nov 2021
The 2,500 KiwiRail workers walking off the job in the run-up to Christmas are doing the right thing.The two-day rolling strike across the islands is designed to hit the state-owned rail operator right where it hurts – in the bank balance.The commuter disruption in Auckland and Wellington is barely an inconvenience on what will be the last day of the school year, and possibly an early start to the Christmas holiday for many of our white-collar urbanites.The sold-out Interislander ferries will be slightly more annoying for those people cros...

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