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No Government should ever have the power to make vaccinations mandatory (NZ)

This comes from Jami-Lee Ross and the Advance NZ party. The only person standing up in Parliament right now to defend your right of choice with health interventions. I am posting this info because it is very pertinent right now … I am not a member of the party. Please watch & listen. EWR
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The bad news is – our amendment to safeguard your rights that I took to Parliament for you was rejected by other political parties.

“Let’s step up our No Forced Vaccinations Campaign. Join the fight right now to keep protecting our personal freedoms and say No to Forced Vaccination laws: www.advancenz.org.nz/membership

If you have signed our No Forced Vaccinations petition, or you care deeply about this issue, I have good news and bad news. And we need your help to take this fight further.

The good news is – people care! Over 13,000 people have now signed our petition. Thank you again for your support!

The bad news is – our amendment to safeguard your rights that I took to Parliament for you was rejected by other political parties.

Our safeguard amendment would have made a change to the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act so the Government could never issue a notice requiring a person to be vaccinated “without the written consent of the person or, in the case of a child, the written consent of that child’s parent or guardian.”

We must retain a parent’s right to make decisions about their own family’s health and well-being.

The current Government has put in place the new law with broad and dangerous powers that gives them the ability to override your rights and the Bill of Rights.

We also know the parties in opposition have been actively pursuing “No Jab No Pay” policies.

When Parliament won’t act to protect your personal freedoms, we all need to take action and stand up for our rights. I pledge to fight this on your behalf.

You believe in personal freedom and the right to make decisions about your own body. I need your help to fight for this for you and your family.

I started the Advance NZ Party to give these issues a voice. Now together we can fight for the No Forced Vaccinations safeguard amendment.

If you want to see a change to this law, we need your help to prove to the Electoral Commission that at least 500 people support issues like this. Only by registering will the Electoral Commission let us campaign as a party on this policy.

We must never allow a Government to have the power to make personal health decisions about our bodies. Right now they have the power to do just that. Help us fix this dangerous law for the good of our country and future generations.

Join the fight right now to keep protecting our personal freedoms! It takes 2 mins to join, is confidential, and only costs $2.
www.advancenz.org.nz/membership

Expressway past Levin is a high stakes game to HDC’s in-house Economic Development Board

From Veronica Harrod

Expressway past Levin a high stakes game

The land and property development agenda of Horowhenua District Council and council’s in-house economic development board would implode if the New Zealand Transport Agency decides not to proceed with the expressway past Levin demonstrating just how high the stakes are.

Otaki electorate MP Nathan Guy, a National Party MP, brought along National Party leader Simon Bridges and new transport minister Jami-Lee Ross to the second Levin public meeting Mr Guy has held in the last six weeks pushing for the expressway to proceed. Mr Bridges was the transport minister under the former National led Government.

The motivations of Mr Guy, in particular, are questionable in light of council’s role in land and property development which is entirely based on a November 2015 New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) report commissioned by the council and the board called, “Investment in transport infrastructure: Effects on economic and demographic outlook.”

A July 6, 2016 council agenda states, “The assessment determined that the Wellington National Corridor investment represents a ‘free hit’ to Horowhenua, and creates an opportunity for the district to target population growth, employment, and economic activity levels significantly higher than both otherwise and previously expected.”

Council’s chief executive David Clapperton and economic development manager Shanon Grainger have repeatedly used forcasted growth statistics included in the NZIER report as a justification for rolling out an explosion in the number of land and development projects across the district.

Without the economic justification’s provided for in the NZIER report difficult questions would be asked of council about its close and secretive relationship with the economic development board, whose members have multimillion dollar interests in land and development and construction industries.

Council draft and consultation documents that rely on the expressway proceeding include council’s 20 year Long Term Plan, the Horowhenua growth strategy 2040 and the yet-to-be released Levin Town Centre Plan.

According to the Quotable Values database Mr Guy also has a significant amount of land and property interests in the north east sector of Levin at Koputaroa, one of the preferred expressway routes, which equates to at least $6 million over eight separate lots. The sale date of two further purchases he made in this sector is withheld from the Quotable Value database so have not been included.

If the expressway does proceed this means Mr Guy could potentially financially benefit from the expressway either through the sale of land confiscated under the Public Works Act or land and property development projects on land he owns next to the expressway route.

The decision made by NZTA could be a game changer for Horowhenua with residents facing unsustainable rates rises due to land and property development and associated negative environmental effects from an explosion in new builds connecting to an essential infrastructure council’s LTP states is ageing and end of life.

According to council’s 20 year draft and consultation documents there are no plans by council to consult the community on an economic development strategy moving into the future even though the public were not consulted on the now expired 2014-2017 economic development strategy that continues to be applied by the council.

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Photo, from left, Otaki MP Nathan Guy, former Prime Minister Bill English and former Horowhenua District Council mayor Brendan Duffy at an Electra After 5 event.

Findings and assessments from the NZIER report were presented at an “After 5” event on 24 March 2016.