From the archives:
PM should get over Waitangi problems – Key
Tuesday Feb 5, 2008
National leader John Key has arrived at Waitangi in the Far North with a message to Prime Minister Helen Clark that she needs to “get over” her objections to going onto Te Tii Marae. …
Key slams Clark’s absence from marae
Tuesday February 05, 2008
National leader John Key has delivered a broadside to an absent Helen Clark as politicians gathered at a Waitangi marae the day before Waitangi Day is marked.
“Well I think she should get over it. I mean quite honestly, she’s had some issues here but time has moved on. I think the whole focus of the events here is different – it’s an opportunity for her to engage. Frankly, from the National Party’s perspective we don’t care,” says Key. …
Fast forward to today and PM denies he’s ‘running scared’.
Well well well.
Ohh – Bonus 2013: