The NZACU is hosting a debate on the following question:
“How should Government encourage the local co-op and community owned banking sector to have a stronger role in New Zealand society and the economy?”
Here are the details from their press release:
On Thursday 28 August from 5.30pm at the Langham Hotel, Auckland, hear what the ACT, Green, Labour, National and New Zealand First parties have to say on the subject. The political party representatives speaking will be Jamie Whyte (ACT Party Leader), David Clendon (Green Party List MP), Hon David Parker (Labour Party Deputy Leader), Hon Craig Foss (National Party - Minister of Commerce, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Minister of Broadcasting and Associate Minister for ACC) and the Rt Hon Winston Peters (New Zealand First Party Leader). Prominent political commentator Bernard Hickey will be the MC for the event.