Pursuant to section 13 of the Citizens Initiated Referenda Act 1993, I give notice that
– has been approved to use, for the purposes of an indicative referendum petition, the wording determined in the paragraph below;
– is the promoter of an indicative referendum petition in which the wording determined in the paragraph below is to be used;
– has been approved to use a form for the purposes of the indicative referendum petition; and
that the wording of the specific question to be put to voters in the proposed indicative referendum is:
“Should the adult minimum wage be raised in steps over the next three years, starting with an immediate rise to $15 per hour, until it reaches 66% of the average total hourly earnings as defined in the Quarterly Employment Survey?”
Dated at Wellington this 5th day of May 2009.
MARY HARRIS, Clerk of the House of Representatives.