Chris Hipkins lights policy bonfire: episode 2

Chris Hipkins lights policy bonfire: episode 2
Chris Hipkins - a merry dance by ditching unpopular policies (Image: Getty)
Jem Traylen
The government is putting another raft of policy initiatives on hold that had the potential to cause it trouble in an election year.The announcement came just as a One News poll showed that the momentum for Chris Hipkins as prime minister remains, while support for the two major parties fell slightly.On Monday, Hipkins announced a smorgasbord of policies across several portfolios that were being scaled back or being put on hold indefinitely, including a clean car upgrade scheme which would have cost $568 million that he said would not have been...

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