Statement from Hon Gerry Brownlee
Hon Gerry Brownlee
24 July 2014 Media
Statement from Hon
Earlier today, running late for a
plane at Christchurch Airport, I without thought breached
airport and airline security rules by entering the gate
lounge through a door usually used for exit only.
late for a plane is no excuse for bypassing a security
In doing this I have broken aviation rules and put
individuals who hold responsible positions in upholding
public security in a compromised position.
My actions were
thoughtless and I unreservedly apologise to those people who
felt and were compromised by my actions.
No one else is to
I have offered my resignation as the Minister of
Transport to the Prime
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