Winston vows 10,000 new members or he’ll resign

The Herald reports:

Winston Peters has said NZ First will grow its membership by tens of thousands of people by the next election or he will resign.

But as with all Winston promises, it never lasts long.

After his opening address he told media that he wanted a war chest “way beyond” $1 million to fight the next election, and said he would resign if membership didn’t grow to support that.

NZ First spent $268,530 on last year’s election campaign.

Asked if he would he resign if membership did not grow by tens of thousands of people, he said he would, before later backing away from that and saying he misheard the question.

If Winston did get 10,000 members, then Labour would have fewer members than both the Greens and NZ First.

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