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Brash pays tribute to Lange

Don Brash
National Party Leader

14 August 2005

Brash pays tribute to Lange

National Party Leader Don Brash this morning paid tribute to former Prime Minister David Lange, describing him as “a remarkable man who played a vital role in transforming New Zealand into an internationally competitive, vibrant economy.”

“Mr Lange was a politician like few others in modern times. His extraordinary wit and remarkable oratorical skill were unparalleled and ensured a warmth and respect for him across the political spectrum.

“On behalf of the National Party, I extend my heartfelt sympathies to Mr Lange’s wife Margaret Pope, his children and extended family.”

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