A total of 29,918 submissions were made by supporters of Hobson's Pledge, like yourself, opposing the investment in bilingual road signs and urging NZTA, now known as Waka Kotahi, to prioritise their core responsibilities of fixing our roads.
During the school holidays, we experienced more bad weather and road closures due to landslides and flooding. This served as a timely reminder as many New Zealanders took to the road - where NZTA should be directing their resources.
This campaign was just one of the many issues that could evade public scrutiny as we find ourselves, excuse the pun, flooded by initiatives that are dividing us and differentiating us based on when our ancestors arrived in this country.
There are so many issues that need to be addressed, particularly now as we head into the 2023 election campaign. Thanks to your support, our voice is being heard, and we are reaching more New Zealanders, raising awareness of the division that this Government has forced upon us.
Your voice does make a difference, and your support makes this work possible.
We are entering the regulated period of the upcoming election, starting on July 14, 2023. The next three months will be our opportunity to defend democracy and push back against racism that is underpinning so much of our political landscape. With your help, we can make those who want to be elected in October focus on what truly matters.
Defending democracy ensures that ALL New Zealanders will be assured of representation that focuses on better outcomes, and all those appointed to deliver those outcomes are democratically accountable.