Let butchers open during the lockdown

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Many people including myself buy their meat at independent butchers rather than the supermarket.

Now the butchers have been told they have to close as they are 'non-essential'. 

We, the signers of this petition, disagree.

  • It is unfair and makes no sense. A dairy and a greengrocer can open but a butcher next door cannot.
  • Supermarkets shouldn't be given a monopoly on the sale of meat.

See also: Coronavirus: Piles of meat to be given away, thrown out after butchers told they're not an 'essential business'

Petition to New Zealand Government

Let butchers open - they provide an essential service and don't let supermarkets destroy their businesses.

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