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Focused on what matters

Written By: - Date published: 11:51 am, November 13th, 2010 - 31 comments

John Key has been on holiday in Japan for the last few days ahead of APEC while the real international leaders are in Korea for the G20. Key is keen to have a ‘pull-aside’ with Obama but, now, disaster: the US has limited the number of Kiwi media that can cover the smiling and waving. Key has leaped into action.

Where is everybody?

Written By: - Date published: 2:22 pm, November 12th, 2010 - 12 comments

John Key got to Japan for his Apec meeting a couple of days ago, and he’s been telling the Japanese they need to drop their tariffs, and the US he’d like to have a chat with Obama on the sidelines of a meeting, any meeting, please…  But nobody else is there.  They’re all still at the G20, across the ditch in Korea. What’s John Key doing?

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