Peters Responds To NBR Allegation
The Rt Hon Winston Peters MP, Leader of New Zealand First,
today responded to the NBR story (19/11/99) alleging an
outstanding New Zealand First debt.
relates to the New Zealand First Party not myself personally
and it is defamatory to suggest otherwise.
weeks enquiries on behalf of New Zealand First to Grey
Advertising as to the amount outstanding were only recently
“The NBR are just continuing their campaign
against myself and New Zealand First on which I guarantee
substantial legal action.
“New Zealand First has always
met its financial obligations and in this case we are simply
waiting for some matters to be clarified,” said Mr
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