Winston Peters is doubling down on accusations of media bribery.
The Deputy Prime Minister has twice this week implied this, referring to the previous Government's $55 million Public Interest Journalism Fund.
Peters today is reiterating the claims, saying when he was Deputy Prime Minister in Labour's Government he opposed the fund.
"We were alarmed and said- you've got to be joking. Everybody will accuse us of bribing the media, and we will not support it. They went around our back and told all the media ownership that Winston Peters was the road block."
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