Winston Peters

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‘A massive unravelling’: fears for Māori rights as New Zealand government reviews treaty
Critics say nation ‘under attack’ as coalition plans to review Te Tiriti o Waitangi and other policies that provide for Māori

Michelle Duff in Wellington

01, Dec, 2023 @7:00 PM

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New Zealand’s slapdash new government has no vision – only a plan to take us backwards | Lamia Imam
In the interests of advancing personal career ambitions, we will be left with fewer employment protections, a higher prison population and dismantled treaty obligations

Lamia Imam

24, Nov, 2023 @4:00 AM

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Final New Zealand election results show National party will need populist NZ First to govern
Centre-right party loses two seats in final tally and will need to rely on traditional partner Act as well as NZ First to form coalition

Eva Corlett in Wellington and Serena Solomon in Auckland

03, Nov, 2023 @3:32 AM

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Winston Peters on New Zealand’s ‘unreal’ campaign as populist poised to be election kingmaker
Polls indicate NZ First may hold balance of power as major parties warn of ‘chaos’ or a fresh vote should Peters wield such influence

Charlotte Graham-McLay in Wellington

13, Oct, 2023 @4:27 AM

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Tired, broke and eager for change, New Zealand expected to shift right at coming election
If the polls are to be believed, a new political power could be running the country next week, drawing a line under the Jacinda Ardern era

Charlotte Graham-McLay in Wellington

08, Oct, 2023 @8:00 AM

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How a politician most people won’t vote for could shape the New Zealand government | Henry Cooke
Potential return of Winston Peters in any National-led coalition highlights electoral system where one party can rarely govern alone

Henry Cooke

26, Sep, 2023 @10:59 PM

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New Zealand and allies allowed ‘vacuum’ to develop in Pacific, former foreign minister says
Comments by Winston Peters come as China hopes 10 Pacific countries will sign wide-ranging security deal

Tess McClure in Auckland

27, May, 2022 @1:27 AM

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NZ’s former deputy PM banned from parliament for visiting anti-vaccine-mandate protest
Winston Peters condemned two-year ban as ‘dictatorial behaviour’ that ‘should be reserved for third world banana republics’

Tess McClure in Auckland

03, May, 2022 @6:05 AM

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Why New Zealand rejected populist ideas other nations have embraced
Labour’s historic win delivered Ardern a second term while voters punished politicians who embraced populism

Charlotte Graham-McLay in Wellington

19, Oct, 2020 @2:13 AM

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Kingmaker no more: Winston Peters consigned to NZ political history
Emphatic end for man who held balance of power as New Zealand First fails to pass 5% threshold

Charlotte Graham-McLay in Auckland

17, Oct, 2020 @10:16 AM

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New Zealand election: the party leaders, in their own words
Revisit our interviews with the party leaders, revealing what turned Crusher Collins into a National and why Winston Peters embraces populism

Martin Farrer

16, Oct, 2020 @12:25 AM

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It feels like no one can be bothered with the New Zealand election any more | Claire Robinson
Even Labour’s tax policy cant’t spark fury. The only numbers people are concerned about are coronavirus-related

Claire Robinson

11, Sep, 2020 @3:50 AM

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