Smoke, mirrors and delay – National’s three waters policy

Smoke, mirrors and delay – National’s three waters policy
Christopher Luxon - localism and choice vs statist intervention. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Pattrick Smellie
Let’s get one thing out of the way: if it weren’t for the mess that Labour has made both devising and explaining its own approach to three waters, we would not be where we are today.That is: the two major parties now have virtually identical policies in all but ideological substance to achieve urgently required reforms to upgrade this country’s water infrastructure, but with inevitable delay in progress until after the October election.Boiled right down, National’s approach, announced at the weekend, differs from Labour&...

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