No Coalition Position Decided - Peters
New Zealand First has made it clear that it will not make
any coalition decisions until after the General
The Leader, Rt Hon Winston Peters, said today
that reports about New Zealand First being more likely to go
with Labour had been too “literal an interpretation” of
comments he made on a Saturn Television programme.
consistently said that we will not do backroom deals to
decide governments. We will wait until the people decide in
November who they want to represent them in Parliament, and
then we will discuss possible coalition positions.
Zealand First is the only true centre party in this country.
We are not aligned with the Labour/Alliance bloc or the
“I think the people of New Zealand are
aware of our stand.” Mr Peters
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