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Key: Winston Peters is the Nigel Farage of New Zealand

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Newstalk ZB staff,
Publish Date
Wed, 17 Aug 2016, 3:38PM
Winston Peters is just like Nigel Farage thanks to his stance on immigration, says John Key (Photo / NZ Herald)

Key: Winston Peters is the Nigel Farage of New Zealand

Author
Newstalk ZB staff,
Publish Date
Wed, 17 Aug 2016, 3:38PM

The Prime Minister has compared Winston Peters to a controversial British politician as the immigration debate continues.

John Key told Tim Fookes no one believes Labour is anti immigration, despite some of their recent comments, but New Zealand First is a bit different.

"I mean if Winston Peters gets up and says 'I'm anti-immigration', by the way he says that about five times a day, everyone believes him. Because with the greatest respect to Winston, love or hate the guy, he's been consistent. 40 years he's been the Nigel Farage of New Zealand."

LISTEN ABOVE: Prime Minister John Key speaks with Newstalk ZB's Tim Fookes

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