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Tell us the terms

New Zealanders are weathering with a great deal of patience the protracted uncertainties of a pandemic – but they shouldn’t have to endure uncertainty from political candidates.

Being in uncharted territory with Covid-19 doesn’t excuse our politicians from being vague or evasive about their intentions. It’s true that every election is a sort of sale of stolen goods. We’re never certain policy can be delivered. But it has never been more so

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