Cringe…

Poor old Helen sure is hating these new coalition arrangements. All Winston Peters has done since becoming Minister of Foreign Affairs is cause grief for the government, and done little to enhance its reputation. What’s worse is the joke that New Zealand has been made on the international stage.

But some smart journalist has decided to milk this situation even further by asking the PM about her thoughts on Winston’s performance!

Helen Clark swept into Malta for talks with 52 other Commonwealth leaders and after discussing the future of the world trade talks she then addressed concerns about Peters and whether he’s up to the job.

"I’ve had good reports on it in Apec…I think he’s really putting in a good effort," said Clark.

Now that looks all fine and dandy in text, but wait until you see the way Clark cringes in the video clip. Remember, its not what you say, but how you say it that matters.


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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.  And 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 that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

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

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