When given the choice of telling the truth or telling a lie why does Winston Peters always choose to lie?
Winston Peters is now heaping more lies upon lies.
Yesterday he claimed Huka Lodge had been sold when the owner, A Dutchman, said it wasn’t for sale and the the Overseas Investment Office said it hasn’t been sold as it needs their approval and no approval has be sought.
Today he changes the lie and still insists it is for sale, again the the owner has said this is untrue.
Winston Peters is standing by his claim that one of New Zealand’s most famous tourist lodges is being sold, despite both the owner and the Government saying it is not.
During his state of the nation speech in Takapuna yesterday, Mr Peters claimed Huka Lodge, near Taupo, was being sold to Chinese interests, to gasps from some of the hundreds of North Shore Grey Power members listening.
Afterwards he cited real estate sources for his comments. “My informant says John Key has said to these people: ‚ÄėDon’t worry about it, we’ll smooth it through the Overseas Investment Office’.”
Later, Peters modified his claim to say the lodge was for sale.
But sale talk was quickly rejected by both the Beehive and lodge management.¬† Read more »