$271 A Word. Did Tuku Write The PM's Speech?
New Zealand First has employed an army of clerks to work out the statistics of the Prime Minister’s speech.
Empty sentences: 32
Length: 4053 words
Cost to produce: $1.1million
“The Prime Minister employed 3 consultancy firms to produce today’s statement, the cost by her own admission was $1.1million. It works out to $271 a word—Tuku Morgan must have written it!,” said Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters today.