I didn’t vote Labour

LETTER

In Saturday night’s paper in the “On the Street” comments, you asked Gisborne people what they thought about New Zealand’s new Government. Among those interviewed was my brother Ross, who is an Australian citizen and was back in Gizzy for three days. He is reported to have said that “my family here like the change”. I have two points to make: (1) Ross is not a Gisborne person, he is Australian. (2) At least one of his family (me) does not like the change. I did not vote Labour.

Hugo McGuinness

A Gisborne person

In Saturday night’s paper in the “On the Street” comments, you asked Gisborne people what they thought about New Zealand’s new Government. Among those interviewed was my brother Ross, who is an Australian citizen and was back in Gizzy for three days. He is reported to have said that “my family here like the change”. I have two points to make: (1) Ross is not a Gisborne person, he is Australian. (2) At least one of his family (me) does not like the change. I did not vote Labour.

Hugo McGuinness

A Gisborne person

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Tony Lee - 2 months ago
Good to know, Hugo. Thanks for letting us know for whom you didn't vote. Maybe you could update your Facebook profile and send out a tweet.

Alan Loye - 2 months ago
Obviously even someone who is not a Gisborne person can see and respect sense in action. I sympathise with those who do not pass the test!!!

Niels Zindel - 2 months ago
Best to vote Labour as National would just gut the hospitals and mental health services, remove state house tenants, increase GST, give cash to the rich and pretend you had a surplus. National's usual recipe is to destroy the village to save it.

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