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Co Leader Metira Turia
Metiria Turei MP on Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 17:37


6. METIRIA TUREI (Co-Leader—Green) to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement to Parliament yesterday that he’s in government to make this country a better place for New Zealanders and their families?

Rt Hon JOHN KEY (Prime Minister): Yes.

Co Leader Metira Turia
Metiria Turei MP on Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 17:09


“Whakarongo ake au ki te tangi a te manu e rere runga rawa e, tūī, tūī, tūī-ā! Tui-ā i raro, tui-ā i runga, tui-ā i waho, tui-ā i roto, tūī,tūī, tūī-ā! Ka rongo te ao, ka rongo te pō, tūī, tūī, tūī-ā!”


Gareth Hughes MP
Gareth Hughes MP on Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 16:14

Kia ora

Prime Minister, I’ve sat and listened to all your speeches opening Parliament and I’d like to congratulate you on delivering your 8th speech.



It’s a real accomplishment and you must be now thinking how history will remember you.

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