GDP numbers

I never tell lies in politics

In the Mike Hosking telephone interview with Ardern on 18 September, these words were used: Quote.

MH: The GDP numbers on Thursday have you seen them? Or got a hint?

JA: Sorry the, sorry the ..

MH: GDP numbers, Thursday.

JA: GDP numbers, we’ll be putting out the audited final results soon.

MH: So you have seen them?

JA: I had a hint, yes.

MH: Are they good?

JA: I’m pretty pleased.

MH: Good, because you need at least 0.8 or 0.9 to rectify the 0.5 don’t you?

JA: (Laughs) Setting expectations already?

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