Spring Creek, Tiwai Point and NI Mussel Processors. I'd ask if the 170,000 new jobs includes the loss of these jobs, or is in addition to them, but I expect a good proportion of the soon-to-be-unemployed will not contribute to the unemployment rate in NZ, by emigrating.
I'd suggest that the managers responsible should hang their heads in shame, and tender their resignations. But their role is to maximise the return to shareholders, not keep people employed or contribute to the communities they are based in. Which leads to the question, is the version of capitalism we have the best solution? Surely we can come up with something better.
The 3D's - Hellzapoppin, 1992