Alf will defend Whanau Ora – but only if he can get his snout into the trough, too

February 8, 2012

Dunno what Winston Peters expected The Boss to say, when he asked at Question Time yesterday if he had confidence in the Minister for Whanau Ora.

This is a ticklish time for the PM, when it comes to his relationship with the Maori Party and its Ministers.

So of course he had confidence in the Minister because, in this case, it happens to be dear old Tariana Turia.

Moreover, he said he had confidence even when Peters asked whether he would do so

“…if he found out that the Minister is promoting public funding being diverted from those in genuine need to those who most certainly are not?”

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