Chris Hipkins and the campaign of fear

Chris Hipkins and the campaign of fear
Winston Peters may be drawing votes from Labour traditionalists (Image: NZME)
Pattrick Smellie
Labour leader Chris Hipkins has tried to deliver the New Zealand First party a calculated slap by ruling out working with it to form a government after the Oct 14 election.While its leader, Winston Peters, has been saying for more than a year that NZ First would not work with Labour, no one has much believed him.Recently, the election conversation “du jour” has been people asking one another whether Peters could be trusted not to have some contorted way of getting back with Labour in the unlikely event that the voters gave either pa...

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