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Scoop Full Coverage: The Peters Proceedings

Scoop Full Coverage: The Peters Proceedings

Peters Saga: Key Super Pleased With PM Being Stunning
Helen Clark’s stunning revelation today that she was told in February by Owen Glenn that he had donated $100,000 to Winston Peters leaves the Prime Minister with a lot of explaining to do, says National Party Leader John Key. “This is a stunning revelation. Months have gone by since Helen Clark was informed by Mr Glenn about the $100,000 donation. More >>

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Scoop Satire: Satirists Write Open Letter To Winston Peters
I write to you today on a matter of urgent public importance. I know that you are facing great pressure now and will no doubt face more in the future. The risks could not be more grave. There has been talk of the end of your political career. We urge you not to let this happen. If it does, what in the name of all that's holy will we write about? More >>

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Gordon Campbell: A Privileged Look At Peters’ Proceedings
On the night, it seemed like game, set and match to Winston Peters in his initial skirmish with Parliament’s privileges committee. If this was heat being applied in the political kitchen, Peters barely raised a sweat. Ostensibly, this committee of eleven senior MPs from right across the political spectrum had been called together to consider a complaint from ACT leader Rodney Hide that Peters was in contempt of Parliament. More >>

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