PM Up to His Neck in SkyCity Land Sale Offer
Rt Hon Winston Peters
21 February 2013
PM Up to His Neck in SkyCity Land Sale
New Zealand First says Prime Minister
John Key must apologise and withdraw his false statement
made yesterday in Parliament in relation to the sale of TVNZ
land to SkyCity.
Mr Key told Parliament that “It
is pretty straightforward. SkyCity, after it decided it
would be prepared to enter an expression of interest process
to have a larger convention centre, went off to its
architects. Its architects designed such a thing, realised
they needed more land, worked out who owned the land,
and approached Television New Zealand."
Rt Hon Winston Peters says that statement is
“Mr Key got it completely
wrong – again – and misled Parliament for which he must
apologise and withdraw his statement.
question that must be answered is whether he uttered these
“But what it tells you is
how donkey-deep he was in the SkyCity convention centre
negotiations,” says Mr Peters.
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