Rt Hon Winston Peters has confirmed that he met Kim Dotcom three times in the last two years and has asked the Prime Minister to explain how he knew about the meetings.
Speech: POLS 111 class,
Venue: Victoria University, Wellington
Monday 5 August 2013, 10am
“Why Politics Matters”
Good morning and thank you for the invitation to speak to your class.
Rt Hon Winston Peters has urged the Prime Minister to take the issue of leaked material relating to the Government Communications Security Bureau seriously before there is another unfortunate security leak.
New Zealand First says the report by the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security into breaches of the Government Communications Security Bureau Act reveals bungles by the Minister in charge – John Key.
New Zealand First will support legislation to enable the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) to act against domestic terrorism and serious crime despite Government blunders over the Dotcom case.
The Government Communications Security Bureau issue has been an utter fiasco from beginning to end, and no one, even the National Party, can deny it.
The National Party cannot deny that this has been an utter fiasco.
New Zealand First has called on the Prime Minister to step aside as Minister responsible for the Government Communications Security Bureau while an independent inquiry is held into the appointment of Ian Fletcher and John Key’s role in the process
Prime Minister John Key looked like a ridiculous schoolboy in Parliament today when withdrawing an incorrect statement he made in regards to his knowledge over the SkyCity convention centre deal, says New Zealand First.
This is New Zealand First’s last Older and Bolder column for the year so it presents an opportune moment to reflect on the 12 months since the party returned to Parliament.
Prime Minister John Key claimed in May 2012 there were no records and he had no recollection of what was discussed at a meeting with then-Justice Minister Simon Power who was at the time deciding whether to give Kim Dotcom approval to buy New Zeal