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The New Zealand Herald
Tim Gilbertson: The show must go onup. So what does Mike know about the dam that we don't and when will he share
Tim Gilbertson: The show must go on
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
up. So what does Mike know about the dam that we don't and when will he share that info with the public? Anyone can be a Winston Peters and fire the machine gun from the armchair. Not one of these critics has come up with a better idea. Lucerne... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Strain of intolerance beneath surface of Hobson's Pledgestrictly it hasn't needed them - has been a constant pressure valve. The one p
Strain of intolerance beneath surface of Hobson's Pledge
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
strictly it hasn't needed them - has been a constant pressure valve. The one party that could get some benefit from it is Winston Peters' New Zealand First - Brash even talked this week about passing on donations to the party. To the undoubted... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Strain of intolerance beneath surface of Hobson's Pledgestrictly it hasn't needed them - has been a constant pressure valve. The one p
Strain of intolerance beneath surface of Hobson's Pledge
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
strictly it hasn't needed them - has been a constant pressure valve. The one party that could get some benefit from it is Winston Peters' New Zealand First - Brash even talked this week about passing on donations to the party. To the undoubted... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Strain of intolerance beneath surface of Hobson's Pledgestrictly it hasn't needed them - has been a constant pressure valve. The one p
Strain of intolerance beneath surface of Hobson's Pledge
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
strictly it hasn't needed them - has been a constant pressure valve. The one party that could get some benefit from it is Winston Peters' New Zealand First - Brash even talked this week about passing on donations to the party. To the undoubted... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Burglaries, robbery, assaults drive up crime rateMcNicholl. Recent polling indicates New Zealand First could hold the balance o
Burglaries, robbery, assaults drive up crime rate
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
McNicholl. Recent polling indicates New Zealand First could hold the balance of power at next year's election and leader Winston Peters has said a sizeable increase in police numbers will be a bottom line. Peters said an acceptable number would... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Burglaries, robbery, assaults drive up crime rateMcNicholl. Recent polling indicates New Zealand First could hold the balance o
Burglaries, robbery, assaults drive up crime rate
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
McNicholl. Recent polling indicates New Zealand First could hold the balance of power at next year's election and leader Winston Peters has said a sizeable increase in police numbers will be a bottom line. Peters said an acceptable number would... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tauranga woman celebrates 101 years of life with big bashyear when Mrs Walker turned 100 she ticked off the number one wish on her bucke
Tauranga woman celebrates 101 years of life with big bash
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
year when Mrs Walker turned 100 she ticked off the number one wish on her bucket list by meeting NZ First Party leader Winston Peters. Mrs Walker had been a NZ First supporter for a long time and was over the moon to meet Mr Peter when he came... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
NZ to keep funding Clinton aid project, Rich Listers' Vic Park hotel venture, Immigration bureaucrats fight corruptionshortly and a second venture will be announced early next year. Sally Lindsay r
NZ to keep funding Clinton aid project, Rich Listers' Vic Park hotel venture, Immigration bureaucrats fight corruption
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 2 days ago
shortly and a second venture will be announced early next year. Sally Lindsay reports. The usual pre-election “who will Winston Peters go with?” has already begun, a year out from election 2017. It misses the point, writes Rob Hosking. Tim... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Don Brash will survive a nuclear holocaustnot cashing it in just yet while the remnants of them help prop up his Governme
Don Brash will survive a nuclear holocaust
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
not cashing it in just yet while the remnants of them help prop up his Government. And, from one "cockroach" to another, Winston Peters isn't likely to take Brash up on any offer. He'd argue he's been there and is doing that, although that's not... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Brash says new anti-separatist campaign could donate to NZ FirstBrash says his new "anti-separatist" lobby group may end up bankrolling one of
Brash says new anti-separatist campaign could donate to NZ First
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Brash says his new "anti-separatist" lobby group may end up bankrolling one of his old enemies, New Zealand First leader Winston Peters. Brash is one of the backers of a new campaign called "Hobson's Pledge", whose founders say they will support... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Had enough of the violence? - Northland Age Newsgovernment's means. It won't be money that's the sticking point. It will be po
Had enough of the violence? - Northland Age News
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
government's means. It won't be money that's the sticking point. It will be political will that is lacking. Goodness (and Winston Peters) knows that there is plenty of work to be done in Te Hiku, and plenty of people to do that work. Bringing the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Northland dairy farmers' optimism rises with latest forecast milk priceglobal dairy auction so the market is still fluid out there but we're heading i
Northland dairy farmers' optimism rises with latest forecast milk price
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
global dairy auction so the market is still fluid out there but we're heading in the right direction." Related ContentMP Winston Peters condemns reduction to Whangarei-Auckland lineTop single-master puts Whangarei on the mapMan exposed himself to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mood of the Boardroom: CEOs pick an opposition dream teamopposition party leaders: Shaw, who at 3.21/5 was ranked second on the list jus
Mood of the Boardroom: CEOs pick an opposition dream team
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
opposition party leaders: Shaw, who at 3.21/5 was ranked second on the list just below Ardern on 3.37/5; NZ First Leader Winston Peters (2.90/5) and Greens Co-Leader Mitiria Turei (2.37/5). Related ContentMacpac growth outstripping KathmanduMark... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mood of the Boardroom: Will this be Winston's finest hour?Perhaps the real winner of the opposition in the current climate is NZ First Le
Mood of the Boardroom: Will this be Winston's finest hour?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Perhaps the real winner of the opposition in the current climate is NZ First Leader Winston Peters, writes Tim McCready Winston Peters. Illustration / John Armstrong There are striking similarities in the motivations behind the United Kingdom's... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Peters - Settlement Bill 'a serious mistake' - Northland Age - Northland Age NewsWinston Peters, Leader of New Zealand First. PHOTO/Christine McKay Until a lon
Peters - Settlement Bill 'a serious mistake' - Northland Age - Northland Age News
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Winston Peters, Leader of New Zealand First. PHOTO/Christine McKay Until a long-running dispute was resolved, passing the Ngatikahu ki Whangaroa Claims Settlement Bill would be a serious mistake according to New Zealand First leader and Northland MP... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
National Stubbornly Opposed to Only Housing Solutionacquiring more land and building affordable houses, says New Zealand First Lead
National Stubbornly Opposed to Only Housing Solution
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
acquiring more land and building affordable houses, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.“Unfortunately, this is beyond the capability of the Key government which refuses to intervene, preferring its... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Free Press. Tete-a-teteNicolson will say favourable things about ACT without being paid. Fascinatingly
Free Press. Tete-a-tete
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Nicolson will say favourable things about ACT without being paid. Fascinatingly, another regular guest is David Broome – Winston Peters’ taxpayer-funded chief of staff. Convention is for such staffers to work behind the scenes on Parliamentary... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Feathers fly in danse macabre at BeehiveWinston peters. Illustration / Murray Webb It was Real House Roosters of the B
Feathers fly in danse macabre at Beehive
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Winston peters. Illustration / Murray Webb It was Real House Roosters of the Beehive kind of stuff, an A-grade brouhaha. Parliament's most obstreperous roosters, NZ First leader Winston Peters and Treaty Negotiations Minister Chris Finlayson, spent... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tommy Wilson: Who cares about Brangelina?be looking up to. Living in the real world is all about putting people first a
Tommy Wilson: Who cares about Brangelina?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
be looking up to. Living in the real world is all about putting people first and if the Koro of korero down in Parliament, Winston Peters, has any understanding of he tangata, he tangata, he tangata, it is people who matter most, then his actions... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Jim Hopkins wants Winston Peters 'called out'Jim Hopkins is usually rather jovial but today he's seriously annoyed with Wins
Jim Hopkins wants Winston Peters 'called out'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Jim Hopkins is usually rather jovial but today he's seriously annoyed with Winston Peters. Our rural raconteur thinks Mr Peters needs to be "called out". Hopkins reckons Peters' rhetoric is tolerated rather than called to task by the media . He also... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tommy Kapai: Who cares about 'Brangelina'?be looking up to. Living in the real world is all about putting people first a
Tommy Kapai: Who cares about 'Brangelina'?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
be looking up to. Living in the real world is all about putting people first and if the Koro of korero down in Parliament, Winston Peters, has any understanding of he tangata, he tangata, he tangata, it is people who matter most, then his actions... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rabobank Best of the Country - 25th September 2016royalty as the countdown continues to the World Shearing and Woolhandling Champ
Rabobank Best of the Country - 25th September 2016
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
royalty as the countdown continues to the World Shearing and Woolhandling Champs in Invercargill next February 9-11. Winston Peters: The New Zealand First leader is at his curmudgeonly best when talking about Silver Fern Farms and the lift in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Q+A: John KeyOf course there will be some New Zealanders who would say, ‘I agree with Donald
Q+A: John Key
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Of course there will be some New Zealanders who would say, ‘I agree with Donald Trump,’ and they would say, ‘Winston Peters talks about and that sort of stuff,’ and they would say, ‘That’s why we support his perspective on the world.’... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Iwi chairman frustrated passing of $6.2m settlement delayedThe passing of Ngatikahu ki Whangaroa's Treaty settlement bill was delayed afte
Iwi chairman frustrated passing of $6.2m settlement delayed
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
The passing of Ngatikahu ki Whangaroa's Treaty settlement bill was delayed after Winston Peters and New Zealand First withdrew support of two other bills due to be passed on Friday. PHOTO/FILE The chairman of a Northland iwi group says while he is... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Craig Wiggins - dairy price lift is 'a plaster over a gaping wound'and everyone should let it settle. In other news, Craig Wiggins finds himself
Craig Wiggins - dairy price lift is 'a plaster over a gaping wound'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
and everyone should let it settle. In other news, Craig Wiggins finds himself in the novel position of agreeing with Winston Peters! Craig says we need to calm down over the media-hype about the lift in the milk price as it hasn't fixed dairy... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Feathers fly in danse macabre at BeehiveWinston peters. Illustration / Murray Webb It was Real House Roosters of the B
Feathers fly in danse macabre at Beehive
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Winston peters. Illustration / Murray Webb It was Real House Roosters of the Beehive kind of stuff, an A-grade brouhaha. Parliament's most obstreperous roosters, NZ First leader Winston Peters and Treaty Negotiations Minister Chris Finlayson, spent... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Feathers fly in danse macabre at BeehiveWinston peters. Illustration / Murray Webb It was Real House Roosters of the B
Feathers fly in danse macabre at Beehive
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Winston peters. Illustration / Murray Webb It was Real House Roosters of the Beehive kind of stuff, an A-grade brouhaha. Parliament's most obstreperous roosters, NZ First leader Winston Peters and Treaty Negotiations Minister Chris Finlayson, spent... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
When I become Auckland mayor ... yeah righttime? Brexit. "I believe I have an excellent chance of capturing that Brexit f
When I become Auckland mayor ... yeah right
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
time? Brexit. "I believe I have an excellent chance of capturing that Brexit feeling, that was never supposed to happen. Winston Peters was never supposed to win Northland, he was never supposed to have a show." Like Bright, newcomer Chloe... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Seniors Pushed Aside for Hip And Knee Surgeryout at a time when their numbers are increasing substantially,” says New Zealan
Seniors Pushed Aside for Hip And Knee Surgery
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
out at a time when their numbers are increasing substantially,” says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.“Funding has not increased since National became government making a lie to any of their claims that it... Read more
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NZCity
Real anger in parliament for onceMost of the outrage regularly seen and heard in parliament is phoney, but the a
Real anger in parliament for once
NZCity / Posted 8 days ago
Most of the outrage regularly seen and heard in parliament is phoney, but the angry tirades against Winston Peters this week were real, says NZ Newswire political writer Peter Wilson. The Maori Party's co-leaders and two cabinet ministers really put... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Dialogue: What does Labour need?own people and rules. I don't think Trump fits into the usual politician mould
Dialogue: What does Labour need?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
own people and rules. I don't think Trump fits into the usual politician mould. He's a centralist and popularist in the Winston Peters' fashion. He is an extraordinary button pusher with a superb ability to read the voters' minds. And despite... Read more
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NZCity
Peters defends stance on treaty billsMaori Party co-leader Marama Fox has taken another crack at Winston Peters, acc
Peters defends stance on treaty bills
NZCity / Posted 9 days ago
Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox has taken another crack at Winston Peters, accusing him of deliberately wrecking Parliament's plan to pass five treaty settlement bills on Friday. And as he came under renewed attack on Thursday, the NZ First leader... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Bumbling Brownlee Misses the Pointof having to record a low muster of MPs for Treaty settlement bills.For the off
Bumbling Brownlee Misses the Point
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
of having to record a low muster of MPs for Treaty settlement bills.For the official audio, go to: http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/morningreport/audio/201817099/government-blasts-winston-peters-over-derailing-settlementsENDS© Scoop M... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Bill Offers No Resolution to Long-Running Disputeend up in a High Court case or back in Parliament, says New Zealand First Leade
Bill Offers No Resolution to Long-Running Dispute
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
end up in a High Court case or back in Parliament, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.“Ngāti Aukiwa say Stony Creek Station should be returned to their hapū, not the whole iwi as the settlement... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Race-Based Appointments Inserted in Taranaki BillFirst does not want race-based appointments taking hold in this country, New Ze
Race-Based Appointments Inserted in Taranaki Bill
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
First does not want race-based appointments taking hold in this country, New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters said today.“New Zealanders should be very concerned about the Taranaki Iwi Claims Settlement Bill – it hands... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Petrol prices drops to lowest in more than a decadebehind two men competing with her for Whangarei's mayoralty. These are just two
Petrol prices drops to lowest in more than a decade
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
behind two men competing with her for Whangarei's mayoralty. These are just two of the headlines around the region today. Winston Peters, Northland MP and NZ First Leader - "The Attorney-General's finding that a register of land owned by... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Peters: Kiwis have right to knowof land owned by foreigners will breach New Zealand's Bill of Rights is balderd
Peters: Kiwis have right to know
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
of land owned by foreigners will breach New Zealand's Bill of Rights is balderdash, says Northland MP and NZ First leader Winston Peters. "The Attorney-General thinks having such registrar will breach the privacy of foreign buyers. What about the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Govt Should ‘Scrap Proposed Power Increases’of which anyone on the Electricity Authority can explain or itemise,” says New
Govt Should ‘Scrap Proposed Power Increases’
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
of which anyone on the Electricity Authority can explain or itemise,” says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.“But the government is allowing the Electricity Authority to make a decision on October 5, then keep it secret... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 21 September 2016second highest in the developed world.• Ministers—ConfidenceMr SPEAKER: Questio
Questions & Answers - 21 September 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
second highest in the developed world.• Ministers—ConfidenceMr SPEAKER: Question No. 3—Ron Mark, on behalf of the Rt Hon Winston Peters.Hon Gerry Brownlee: Who's on holiday?Mr SPEAKER: Order! That is the sort of interjection that leads to gross... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Andy Thompson - Winston Peters doesn't have farmers' best interests at heartattempts to discuss this...and gets teased mercilessly. However there's someth
Andy Thompson - Winston Peters doesn't have farmers' best interests at heart
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
attempts to discuss this...and gets teased mercilessly. However there's something that Andy Thompson isn't happy about - Winston Peters. He thinks there's "something nasty" in the New Zealand First Party and isn't sure that Peters has a clue what... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rob Hewett responds to Winston Peters' debate challengeSilver Fern Farms Chairman Rob Hewett isn't fazed by Winston Peters' rhetoric.
Rob Hewett responds to Winston Peters' debate challenge
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Silver Fern Farms Chairman Rob Hewett isn't fazed by Winston Peters' rhetoric. Winston Peters has had a go at Rob Hewett today over the Shanghai Maling deal so in the spirit of fairness Jamie Mackay is giving the Silver Fern Farms Chairman a chance... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Organ donors to be compensated for income lost during recovery under legislation backed by all parties'disappoints' with criticism of South Auckland schoolsReuben Banks accused of s
Organ donors to be compensated for income lost during recovery under legislation backed by all parties
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
'disappoints' with criticism of South Auckland schoolsReuben Banks accused of sticking up Templeton dairyAttorney General: Winston Peters' bill will expose foreign land buyers to "stigma and hostility" The legislation is likely to have its second... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The Killing of the Kermadec sanctuaryRoundup: Politicians are failing on housingPolitical Roundup: Talkin' bout a re
The Killing of the Kermadec sanctuary
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Roundup: Politicians are failing on housingPolitical Roundup: Talkin' bout a revolution, in NZPolitical Roundup: Winston Peters' angry route to power Interestingly, one of the most optimistic voices about National's ability to find a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rob v Winston editiondeal. All brought to you by the shouty lad-pop of Oasis. Happy Birthday Liam Ga
Rob v Winston edition
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
deal. All brought to you by the shouty lad-pop of Oasis. Happy Birthday Liam Gallagher! On with the show: First up it's Winston Peters. The New Zealand First leader is at his curmudgeonly best when talking about Silver Fern Farms and the lift in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Winston Peters - Silver Fern Farms deal is 'bulldust'Winston Peters, not one to mince words. Photo / Getty Winston Peters has been
Winston Peters - Silver Fern Farms deal is 'bulldust'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Winston Peters, not one to mince words. Photo / Getty Winston Peters has been like a dog with a bone over the Shanghai Maling deal with Silver Fern Farms. Now that the deal has gone through he has a bone to pick with Silver Fern Farms Chairman Rob... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Key’s Cynical Immigration Rocks on Regardlessimmigrants continues to swamp the country, says New Zealand First Leader and No
Key’s Cynical Immigration Rocks on Regardless
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
immigrants continues to swamp the country, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.“National are determined to get themselves into the Guinness Book of Records as latest figures from Statistics... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Common Sense Reply to Gerry’s Latest RantGerry to amass his 108 against an army of 12 – even bungling, hopeless Gerry sh
Common Sense Reply to Gerry’s Latest Rant
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
Gerry to amass his 108 against an army of 12 – even bungling, hopeless Gerry should be able to do that,” says Rt Hon Winston Peters, New Zealand First Leader and MP for... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Winston Peters creating chaosBrownleeLeader of the House21 September 2016Leader of The House Gerry Brownlee
Winston Peters creating chaos
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
BrownleeLeader of the House21 September 2016Leader of The House Gerry Brownlee says New Zealand First’s eleventh-hour withdrawal of support for Treaty of Waitangi settlement bills is small-minded and petulant.Parliament’s... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Hysterical Behaviour From Ministers Over Treaty Billsbills. That’s the constitutional position,” says New Zealand First Leader and M
Hysterical Behaviour From Ministers Over Treaty Bills
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
bills. That’s the constitutional position,” says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.“These bills can all go through on time, but it will require members to be here and not on holiday.“When... Read more
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NZCity
Fury over NZ First's tacticssitting of parliament on Friday. The plan has had to be scrapped because of a
Fury over NZ First's tactics
NZCity / Posted 11 days ago
sitting of parliament on Friday. The plan has had to be scrapped because of a last minute decision by NZ First leader Winston Peters to oppose the bills, which means full debates and vote counts have to be taken. More than 400 iwi members had... Read more
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