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    The Prime Minister's thrown down the gauntlet to the country's oil companies to lower their petrol prices

    The Prime Minister's thrown down the gauntlet to the country's oil companies to lower their petrol prices


    As Covid 19 ravages the world, the price of oil has taken a hit.

    Jacinda Ardern, who in the past has accused the companies of fleecing the public, has urged them to lower prices.

    Ardern says they're always quick to raise prices in the face of a rising oil prices and she now hopes the reverse will happen with this health crisis.

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