Vernon Small can see smoke signals…shame Bill English can’t.
Prime Minister Bill English may make a decent fist of shearing, but when it comes to kicking for touch his style is more hack-it-and-see.
Faced with queries about the impact of the Maori-Mana non-aggression pact, announced on Monday, he punted them all into the distant future.
Would National continue its long-standing policy of not fielding candidates in the Maori seats?
“There is likely to be some discussion about that. We haven’t come to a conclusion but we didn’t stand last time.”
Every election was a bit different. He hadn’t thought about it in great detail.
Well then, what about abolishing the Maori seats? Read more »