The Country 13/04/22: Winston Peters talks to Jamie Mackay
The NZ First leader comments on agricultural GHG emissions and whether farmers are unfairly knee-capped on the altar of climate change. Plus, he comments on the Government's business acumen (or lack of) and says when it comes to supporting Ukraine, we need to send weapons, not kind thoughts.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Country 30/03/22: Winston Peters talks to Jamie Mackay
The former Deputy PM and Minister of Foreign Affairs comments on Chinese influence in the South Pacific, the debate around co-governance, Transmission Gully, and is Team New Zealand now Team "Take the money from the highest bidder"?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Winston Peters: Our policy has been too Eurocentric
Heather du Plessis-Allan Drive
Our former Foreign Affairs minister warns successive governments have failed to invest properly in the Pacific.The Solomon Islands is considering a security deal with China, which could see forces and military assets stationed in the Solomon Sea. While New Zealand is itself part of the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands, Winston Peters says it's not enough. The New Zealand First leader told Andrew Dickens our policy has been too Eurocentric. “We’ve tended not to look in the decades at our near neighbourhood, the blue continent so to speak, and see that our self-interest, economic and in terms of security, lay right on our doorstep.” LISTEN ABOVE
Winston Peters accuses govt of neglecting the Pacific
The former Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has accused the Government of neglecting the Pacific region - and says his successor should have visited sooner.The New Zealand First leader's comments follow revelations Solomon Islands is negotiating a security deal with China - potentially allowing Beijing to station military forces on the archipelago.Deputy political editor Craig McCulloch spoke to Peters.
The Country 16/03/22: Winston Peters talks to Jamie Mackay
He was once just happy to be the MP for Tauranga but could he find happiness again in a by-election? Plus we ask New Zealand's longest-serving politician if he's a shameless political opportunist? And we salute Matua Shane Jones, the Prince of the Provinces, for his excellent opinion piece in the Herald on Iwi co-governance.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Winston Peters: MPs should have met with protesters weeks ago
Heather du Plessis-Allan Drive
The former Deputy Prime Minister is chastising the Government for refusing to meet the protestors at Parliament. New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters was seen today chatting and taking photos with anti-Covid mandate demonstrators on Parliament lawn. During the 16-day occupation protestors have thrown human waste at Police, driven a car into a Police line, directed a firework at officers and threatened violence against MPs, locals and media. But Mr Peters told NTZB's Heather du Plessis-Allan MPs should have met the protestors weeks ago. “Why have they had this position that they’re going to gaslight all the protesters, character assassinate them all, have no regard for their individual or professional circumstances?” LISTEN ABOVE
Winston Peters' opinion on how the government has dealt with Covid-19
We track down the NZ First leader who's, unsurprisingly, not keen to talk about polls, Chris Luxon or Jacinda Ardern. He is, however, not short of an opinion when it comes to where the government's gone wrong around Covid. Winston Peters joined Jamie Mackay on The Country. LISTEN ABOVE
We track down the NZ First leader who's, unsurprisingly, not keen to talk about polls, Christopher Luxon or Jacinda Ardern. He is, however, not short of an opinion when it comes to where the Government's got wrong around Covid.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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