Peters and Fay, together at last

By Jane Clifton In Politics

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11th February, 2012
When Winston Peters and Sir Michael Fay end up on the same side of an argument about public asset sales, it’s hard to resist the theory that history is the secret plaything of naughty fairies. Fay, the poster-boy for the opportunistic private depletion of this country’s national wealth, should really try to arrange a symbolic tea ceremony with his old Winebox foe, such is the absurd circularity of his, and Winston’s, position. Nobody – least of all the Government, which will lose votes hand-over-fist thanks to the Crafar sale to a Chinese conglomerate – welcomes asset sales to ...

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