• Winston Peters
Deputy Prime Minister

National Party Leader the Rt Hon Jenny Shipley and New Zealand First Leader the Rt Hon Winston Peters today announced that the Coalition Dispute Committee will meet at 3.30pm on Tuesday, 18 August.

The meeting will be attended by the Leader, Deputy Leader and President of each party.

Mrs Shipley and Mr Peters say they have agreed on the conditions for the meeting and an agreed agenda.

Mrs Shipley and Mr Peters say they have also agreed that neither will make any public comment on the Coalition Dispute Committee Process, other than technical matters as to date, time and place, or the issues in dispute until after the Dispute Process has been completed.