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Scoop.co.nz
Parliament: Dec 13that believes in universally available education and lifelong learning. That is
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that believes in universally available education and lifelong learning. That is something we are proud of. Rt Hon Winston Peters: Could the Prime Minister assure the country that it's her programme and the Government's programme to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Labour's medicinal cannabis bill a step forwardwould also support having medicinal cannabis provided as a herbal remedy.Howeve
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would also support having medicinal cannabis provided as a herbal remedy.However media reports indicate NZ First leader Winston Peters has vetoed a proposal to allow self-provision (home growing), and has also blocked creating a patient register... Read more
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Parliament: Dec 12is something that we will be considering. I can give them a reassurance that th
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is something that we will be considering. I can give them a reassurance that their building projects will go ahead. Rt Hon Winston Peters: Can the Minister advise the House as to when this announcement was made at Whangarei Boys High School by the... Read more
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Promises, promises broken again!Letter to the EditorSince helping form a Government, New Zealand First leader W
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Letter to the EditorSince helping form a Government, New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has been silent on many of the promises he made to get elected. Both on their website and at meetings throughout the country... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Q+A Grant Spencer interviewed by Corin Dannmaybe you even start to look at new mechanisms that are, say, used in Singapore
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maybe you even start to look at new mechanisms that are, say, used in Singapore – which, interestingly, was suggested by Winston Peters – whereby you use the currency, the dollar, to set your local inflation and interest rates. Is that actually... Read more
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NZCity
National still has solid support: pollthe preferred prime minister stakes, Jacinda Ardern earned a healthy 37 per cen
NZCity / Posted 3 days ago
the preferred prime minister stakes, Jacinda Ardern earned a healthy 37 per cent, compared with Mr English's 28 per cent. Winston Peters was preferred by 5 per cent of those polled. In a major change, Colmar Brunton has evenly split the 1000... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Bill Englishin the same circumstances Andrew Little was when he stood down. But says curren
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
in the same circumstances Andrew Little was when he stood down. But says currently he’s got strong support.Lisa Owen: When Winston Peters announced he was going with Labour, he warned there were dark economic clouds on the horizon, and since the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Parliament: Dec 7does not give licence for further extension of things that are outside the rele
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does not give licence for further extension of things that are outside the relevance question for that question. Rt Hon Winston Peters: Is it his view and position that the coalition Government came to the view that an expanded, visionary,... Read more
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High Commissioner to Nauru appointedThursday, 7 December 2017, 4:30 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Rt Hon
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Thursday, 7 December 2017, 4:30 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Rt Hon Winston Peters Deputy Prime MinisterMinister of Foreign Affairs7 December 2017 MEDIA STATEMENTHigh Commissioner to Nauru... Read more
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NZCity
Tokelau to get a wharf and IT upgradesand internet upgrades on Tokelau. The self-governing island is a New Zealand d
NZCity / Posted 6 days ago
and internet upgrades on Tokelau. The self-governing island is a New Zealand dependent territory and Foreign Minister Winston Peters says it's incredibly remote. "It has no air services so is dependent on ships to get to and from its nearest... Read more
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2017 Post-Election ConferenceSpeech: Peters - Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 8:03 pmSpeech: New Zealand First P
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Speech: Peters - Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 8:03 pmSpeech: New Zealand First Party Winston Peters Speech to the LCC, Parliament BuildingChange versus Modified Status Quo Thank you... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Tokelau to receive wharf and IT upgradesForeign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has announced major investments in Toke
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Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has announced major investments in Tokelau’s transport and internet infrastructure. “Tokelau is incredibly remote. It has no air services so is dependent on ships to get... Read more
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Parliament: Dec 6and does he support its funding from the National Land Transport Fund? Hon PHI
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and does he support its funding from the National Land Transport Fund? Hon PHIL TWYFORD: It's under consideration. Rt Hon Winston Peters: Could I ask the Minister, would he not think it's natural that if someone was concerned about the Manawatū... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
The Rise, Fall and Future of the independent Māori Partiesof Māori descent jumped from 13 in 1996 to 19 in 2005 and 25 in 2014. Māori MPs
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
of Māori descent jumped from 13 in 1996 to 19 in 2005 and 25 in 2014. Māori MPs have led the minor parties for some time, Winston Peters our best shapeshifter since Māui, Meteria Turei an able eight years helming the Greens. Mana gifted the... Read more
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Free Press - ACT’s Regular BulletinFirst coalition agreement, showing why they don’t want it revealed. It is a ser
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
First coalition agreement, showing why they don’t want it revealed. It is a series of patronage opportunities that keep Winston Peters in control of his own party and well supplied with people who fawn over him generally.No Denial,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
New Zealand foreign minister praises China ties, damps fears of protectionismWELLINGTON: New Zealand will develop a close relationship with China, Foreign M
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
WELLINGTON: New Zealand will develop a close relationship with China, Foreign Minister Winston Peters said on Tuesday, putting to rest fears that his protectionist campaign rhetoric would fuel tension with a key trading partner. The 40-year... Read more
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Parliament: Dec 5Minister1. DARROCH BALL (NZ First) to the Deputy Prime Minister: Does he stand
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Minister1. DARROCH BALL (NZ First) to the Deputy Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements; if so, why? Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS (Deputy Prime Minister): Yes, because I can. Darroch Ball: Does he stand by his statements about the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Culture and capitalism – what’s going on?century, capitalism, also known as neo-liberalism, is blamed for growing inequa
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
century, capitalism, also known as neo-liberalism, is blamed for growing inequality and poverty – even centrist politician Winston Peters talked about the need for capitalism with a more human face following the elections. The theme also reconnects... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Winston Peters ups the ante over weight jibe commentsDeputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has accused Race Relations Commissioner Da
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has accused Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy of losing her memory after she claimed he told her to lose some weight. Dame Susan reportedly drew gasps from the audience when she told a Q&A at the TP... Read more
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NZCity
What could be in the 'secret document'?When the official coalition document was released, Winston Peters was asked "is
NZCity / Posted 12 days ago
When the official coalition document was released, Winston Peters was asked "is that all?" It was eight pages, surprisingly brief for an agreement that had taken weeks to hammer out. Peters said there was more - 38 pages, which would be released... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Apple bought PowerbyProxi for over $100mJaffray, who had 0.7 per cent. The October 11 approval falls within the time o
Sky News Australia / Posted 12 days ago
Jaffray, who had 0.7 per cent. The October 11 approval falls within the time of caretaker government, with NZ First leader Winston Peters signing a coalition agreement with Labour on October 19 and ministers sworn in a week later. The Overseas... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Parliament: Nov 30been told as we've been doing that work that it's great to see—finally—a group
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been told as we've been doing that work that it's great to see—finally—a group of Ministers who can work together. Rt Hon Winston Peters: Could I ask the finance Minister whether or not the projections and calculations that he and Treasury are... Read more
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NZCity
Stop harassing journalists, Peters toldDeputy Prime Minister Winston Peters must abandon his legal action against two
NZCity / Posted 14 days ago
Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters must abandon his legal action against two reporters who wrote about his pension overpayments, the union representing journalists says. The union E tu says it amounts to harassment and could have a chilling effect... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Parliament: Nov 29been tabled, that I regarded that as disorderly because it is trifling with the
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
been tabled, that I regarded that as disorderly because it is trifling with the House, and it will not continue. Rt Hon Winston Peters: In this age of much-vaunted transparency, openness, and budgetary honesty, how was this forward expenditure... Read more
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NZCity
N Korea missile 'deeply disappointing'The latest missile test by North Korea is deeply disappointing, Foreign Affairs
NZCity / Posted 14 days ago
The latest missile test by North Korea is deeply disappointing, Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says. The rogue nation fired another ballistic missile on Wednesday morning that landed in Japan's territorial sea. "It is incumbent on all of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Latest North Korea missile launch puts Washington DC within reach"situation we will handle." New Zealand has joined the chorus of international
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
"situation we will handle." New Zealand has joined the chorus of international condemnation of the test. Foreign Minister Winston Peters described the test as "deeply disappointing" and a "threat to global security." "It is in breach of UN... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Zealand denounces North Korea missile testof Foreign Affairs MEDIA STATEMENTForeign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has
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of Foreign Affairs MEDIA STATEMENTForeign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has denounced North Korea’s latest ballistic missile test. The test, which took place this morning, is North... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Turnbull 'more competent' in person: PetersNew Zealand's Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has delivered a frank assess
Sky News Australia / Posted 15 days ago
New Zealand's Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has delivered a frank assessment of Malcolm Turnbull, describing the Prime Minister as 'far more competent and warm character in real life', compared with how he appears on television. The statement... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Parliament Questions and Answers - Nov 28As I say, I welcome the Ombudsman looking at this issue. I welcome him giving h
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
As I say, I welcome the Ombudsman looking at this issue. I welcome him giving his consideration to the question. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS (Deputy Prime Minister): In their context and totality, and with subtlety of meaning, yes. Hon Paula Bennett:... Read more
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Free Press: ACT’s regular bulletinagreement? In effect the document creates two governments, A Labour/Green gover
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
agreement? In effect the document creates two governments, A Labour/Green government and a New Zealand First government. Winston Peters is granted a veto over the Labour/Green government but in the New Zealand First government his powers are... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
One month in: How are Labour and Jacinda Ardern tracking?Donald Trump. After her election, a column in the Washington Post spoke of New
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Donald Trump. After her election, a column in the Washington Post spoke of New Zealand being captured by the Far Right (Winston Peters). Then came a Forbes' commentator saying New Zealand would enter a recession under Ardern's Labour and... Read more
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NZCity
Secret document must be revealed: EnglishA secret agreement between Labour and NZ First must be released publicly, the o
NZCity / Posted 16 days ago
A secret agreement between Labour and NZ First must be released publicly, the opposition says. Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters revealed the existence of the document a day after he and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern signed the official coalition... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Secret agreement needs to be made publicbehave, deal with the media and be held accountable, National Party Leader Bill
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
behave, deal with the media and be held accountable, National Party Leader Bill English says.“The document, confirmed by Winston Peters, goes to the very heart of the formation of the New Government.“It is unacceptable for the Prime Minister to... Read more
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NZCity
UK's Liam Fox meets politicians, businessroundtable group. At 3pm he meets Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor, follow
NZCity / Posted 16 days ago
roundtable group. At 3pm he meets Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor, followed by meetings with Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters and Trade Minister David Parker. A pressing trade issue is how Brexit affects quotas for New Zealand exports... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
BREAKFAST WITH THE NEW NZ PMpolitical sense. Engaging her in lively discussions on politics and business s
Manila Standard Today / Posted 16 days ago
political sense. Engaging her in lively discussions on politics and business shows that she feels her people’s pulse.With Winston Peters, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister of New Zealand I also must make mention of the... Read more
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NZCity
NZ condemns terrorist attack in EgyptDeputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has joined others in condemning the terror
NZCity / Posted 18 days ago
Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has joined others in condemning the terrorist attack that killed more than 230 people at a mosque in Egypt's North Sinai. Militants detonated a bomb and gunned down worshippers during Friday prayers, in the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Foreign Affairs Minister condemns attack in North SinaiMinister condemns attack in North SinaiSaturday, 25 November 2017, 4:59 pmPress
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 days ago
Minister condemns attack in North SinaiSaturday, 25 November 2017, 4:59 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Rt Hon Winston Peters Deputy Prime MinisterMinister of Foreign Affairs25 November 2017 MEDIA STATEMENTForeign Affairs Minister... Read more
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NZCity
Northport issues 'vision for growth'and it has consent for one 270m extension to the east. In the lead-up to the g
NZCity / Posted 19 days ago
and it has consent for one 270m extension to the east. In the lead-up to the general election, New Zealand First leader Winston Peters campaigned on moving container operations from Auckland to Northport as part of his party's bid to revitalise... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ concerned by dissolution of Cambodian opposition party2017, 12:45 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Rt Hon Winston Peters Fo
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 days ago
2017, 12:45 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Rt Hon Winston Peters Foreign Affairs The New Zealand government is dismayed by the recent decision of Cambodian authorities to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ NGOs come together to respond to humanitarian crisisfastest-developing refugee emergency on the Myanmar border of Bangladesh.“We we
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 days ago
fastest-developing refugee emergency on the Myanmar border of Bangladesh.“We welcome the announcement from Foreign Minister Winston Peters that the New Zealand government will contribute a further $2.5 million for humanitarian assistance in help of... Read more
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NGOs respond to crisis in Bangladesh and Myanmarfastest-developing refugee emergency on the Myanmar border of Bangladesh.“We we
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
fastest-developing refugee emergency on the Myanmar border of Bangladesh.“We welcome the announcement from Foreign Minister Winston Peters that the New Zealand government will contribute a further $2.5 million for humanitarian assistance in help of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New Zealand looks forward to return of democracy in ZimbabweDeputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has welcomed Robert Mugabe's resignation -
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has welcomed Robert Mugabe's resignation - saying it is a critical point in Zimbabwe's history. Mugabe stepped down from the presidency today after 37 years. "This moment will be seen as a critical point in the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ Welcomes Mugabe’s ResignationNew Zealand Government Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister th
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
New Zealand Government Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister the Rt Hon Winston Peters has welcomed the resignation of Zimbabwe’s President, Robert Mugabe, who voluntarily stepped down today after... Read more
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Herald Sun
New Zealand PM blasts Australiathe urgency of the situation. New Zealand won’t pursue a deal directly with Pa
Herald Sun / Posted 23 days ago
the urgency of the situation. New Zealand won’t pursue a deal directly with Papua New Guinea, despite Foreign Minister Winston Peters spotted holding talks with PNG’s Prime Minister Peter O’Neill. Ms Ardern said it was faster to organise the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Q+A: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern interviewed by Corin Dannit makes one as a whole. Minuting that it had made a decision as a whole was a
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 24 days ago
it makes one as a whole. Minuting that it had made a decision as a whole was a simple request. CORIN That’s all that Winston Peters is trying to get at by putting that minute in there? JACINDA Well, that’s a question for Mr Peters. That’s... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Jacinda ArdernNorth Korea if it was supported by a United Nations resolution. And while she s
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 25 days ago
North Korea if it was supported by a United Nations resolution. And while she says there’s been no request so far for Winston Peters to help with the North Korea situation, she says he is available to play whatever role he can in reaching a... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Kaiso Showkase brings Sando AliveFormer National Calypso Monarch and current Extempo champion Gypsy (Winston Pet
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
Former National Calypso Monarch and current Extempo champion Gypsy (Winston Peters) leads a star studded cast of calypsonians, as Kaiso Showkase, in collaboration with the San Fernando City Corporation, presents yet another classic show—Sando... Read more
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NZCity
NZ can do more on nuclear issue: PMperspectives all around the table trying to reach consensus." There has been s
NZCity / Posted 26 days ago
perspectives all around the table trying to reach consensus." There has been some speculation that Foreign Minister Winston Peters will travel to North Korea to speak with officials, potentially including leader Kim Jong-Un. It wouldn't be... Read more
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NZCity
Manus sex crime allegations leaked: reportdon't want us on it. We should just sit back and wait," National's Judith Colli
NZCity / Posted 26 days ago
don't want us on it. We should just sit back and wait," National's Judith Collins told Newshub on Friday. Foreign Minister Winston Peters earlier gave an assurance no detainees would come to New Zealand without being comprehensively screened. The... Read more
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NZCity
Brownlee warns Ardern over Manus approachimmigration checks were done. New Zealand won't pursue a deal directly with Pa
NZCity / Posted 26 days ago
immigration checks were done. New Zealand won't pursue a deal directly with Papua New Guinea, despite Foreign Minister Winston Peters spotted holding talks with PNG's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill at the APEC Summit in Vietnam. If Australia was... Read more
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