Nov 042019
 November 4, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Non-U.S.

Craig McCulloch reports:

Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters says the leak about his pension overpayment continues to hurt his reputation with many people still wrongly believing he was involved in a “shady deal”.

Mr Peters has been giving evidence in the High Court at Auckland on the first day of his privacy case against former National ministers, top civil servants, and a government department.

The NZ First leader argues that his privacy was breached in 2017 when officials notified then-National ministers Paula Bennett and Anne Tolley that the MP had been overpaid nearly $18,000 in superannuation over seven years and had paid it back.

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