PM - Video Journal - 02 October 2012John Key Prime Minister
I'm about to head off to Los Angeles for a series of meetings with top movie and television executives in which I'll be promoting New Zealand as a great choice for major projects. The film industry in New Zealand accounts for a small but significant portion of national GDP and employment. It's the kind of industry we want and need more of to make the economy grow.
On another note, recorded crime is dropping, reaching a fifteen-year low in 2011. For more on that, see Police Minister Anne Tolley's media release: http://beehive.govt.nz/release/crime-continues-fall-focus-prevention-continues