Bad Joke Foreign Minister for Kiwis

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The Australian considers Winston Peters as Foreign Minister a “bad joke”.

New Zealand’s wild election ride came to an extraordinary finish last night as Labour Prime Minister Helen Clark cobbled together a bizarre minority government with Mr Peters as Foreign Minister.

Meanwhile, New Zealand Malaysia Business Council chairman John Wong said Mr Peters’ appointment was an insult to New Zealand because his policies and positions have not been immigrant-friendly.

Mr Wong said: “His anti-immigrant image is definitely not good for the country.”

Potential migrants from Asia would now go to Australia and Canada, Mr Wong said. “I do not see how he can contribute to the country as foreign minister.”


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.

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