Winston Peters is on to another winner, free-to air-sports.
Winston really is having a blinder at the moment, tapping accurately into middle New Zealand.
New Zealand should copy Australia and make “sport of national significance” available on TV for free, New Zealand First’s Winston Peters says. Is it an idea whose time has come – or an idea that’s now out of time across the ditch?
Most rugby fans would have been happy enough with the All Blacks’ win against Wales in last weekend’s first test, but New Zealand First leader Winston Peters wasn’t happy with the playing field for fans.
On Radio Live‘s website that day, he said the All Blacks could only be seen live these days by “the more cashed-up members of our society”.
Test tickets were too expensive and fewer than half of New Zealand households now subscribed to Sky Sport, which has had exclusive rights to broadcast live All Blacks games for nearly 25 years, he said. Read more »