Winston Peters says no deal with Brian Tamaki

Winston Peters. Photo: NZ Herald
Winston Peters. Photo: NZ Herald
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has quashed rumours he is in talks with Brian Tamaki, of Destiny Church.

The rumours were printed in a column in the Listener and republished on The New Zealand Herald website.

The column has since been taken down.

The first sentence of the column stated: "Brian Tamaki is in merger talks with Winston Peters."

Peters called it a "preposterous lie".

"There have never been any talks between myself and Brian Tamaki and to suggest otherwise is underhanded political dirt."

The Listener article in question has been removed from

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