In numbers: John Key’s opening parliamentary salvo

by Toby Manhire / 30 January, 2013
The prime minister majored on attacking his opponents – and only one of his MPs got a mention.
Numbers drawn from the Hansard draft transcript of John Key’s speech in the debate on the prime minister’s statement 2013, January 29. Watch it below.

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Sentences used


bigging up National and/or the Govt 57


doing down opposition parties 85


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Words used


Government 31


National (party) 8


Labour (party) 23


Greens 11


New Zealand First 1


All other parties 0


(David) Shearer 6


(David) Cunliffe 3


Russel Norman 1


Metiria Turei 1


Steven Joyce 1


All other MPs 0


Economy 7


Christchurch 3


Auckland  3


Wellington 0


Convention Centre 2


Hobbit 1


 



 
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