In April 2008, the anti-smacking petition fell short of the required signatures for a referendum, just as the asset sales one did.
The petitioner can resubmit it with more signatures up to two months later. But what did the Green Party say at the time:
Green Party response to petition shortfall – time to move on
So will they take their own advice and move on?
Hat Tip: Bob McCoskrie
Tags: Greens, referendum