01 – I promise to always be honest.
02 – We’re not proposing to change the Employment Relations Act in a way that weakens unions.
03 – We are not going to sack public servants, the attrition rate will reduce costs.
04 – We are not going to cut working for families.
05 – I firmly believe in climate change and always have.
06 – We seek a 50% reduction in New Zealand’s carbon-equivalent net emissions, as compared to 1990 levels, by 2050. 50 by 50. We will write the target into law.
07 – National Ltd™ will provide a consistent incentive for both biofuel and biodiesel by exempting them from excise tax or road user charges.
08 – I didn’t know about The Bretheren election tactics.
09 – If they came to us now with that proposal [re trans-Tasman Therapeutic Goods regime], we will sign it.
10 – I can’t remember my position on the 1981 Springbok Tour.
11 – Tranzrail shares.
12 – I did not mislead the House (1).
13 – Lord Ashcroft.
14 – National Ltd™ would not have sent troops into Iraq.
15 – Standard & Poors credit downgrade.
16 – The double-down grade doesn’t really matter and its only about private sector debt.
17 – I did not mislead the House (2).
18 – I didn’t say I want wages to drop.
19 – The real rate of inflation is 3.3 percent.
20 – The tourism sector has not lost 7,000 jobs.
21 – No I have never heard of Whitechapel.
22 – I won’t raise GST.
23 – People who are on the average wage and have a child are $48 a week better off after the rise in GST.
24 – The purchase of farmland, by overseas buyers will be limited to ten farms per purchase.
25 – The Pike River Mine was consented to under a Labour Government.
26 – No promises were made to get the remains of the miners out of the Pike River mine.
27 – I did not provide a view on the safety of the Pike River coalmine.
28 – I did not mislead the House (3).
29 – Capping, not cutting the public service.
30 – Raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour will cost 6000 jobs.
31 – North of $50 a week.
32 – Privatisation won’t significantly help the economy.
33 – Wave goodbye to higher taxes , not your loved ones.
34 – I never offered Brash a diplomatic job in London.
35 – Tariana Turia is “totally fine” with the Tuhoe Treaty Claim deal.
36 – Kiwisaver.
37 – National Ltd™ is not going to radically reorganise the structure of the public sector.
38 – Tax cuts won’t require additional borrowing.
39 – New Zealand does not have a debt problem.
40 – New Zealand troops in Afghanistan will only be involved in training, not fighting.
41 – The wage gap between New Zealand and Australia has closed under my National Ltd™ government.
42 – It took 9 years for Labour to make a complete and utter mess of the economy.
43 – National Ltd™ has changed the Overseas Investment Act to include 19 different criteria.
44 – The price of goods and services has risen by 6 per cent since the last election, while the price has actually gone up by 16 per cent.
45 – No, although its a week ago and here I am being interviewed on television about them, I havn’t seen Gerry Brownlee’s comments regarding demolitions in Christchurch and which caused such outrage, but I can talk all about them.
47 – The use of the Vela brother’s helicopter was required so I could attend meetings relating to national/international security concerns.
48 – The DPS makes the decision about accompanying the Prime Minister or not, I had no choice but to take them on holiday to Hawaii.
49 – I did not mislead the House (4).
50 – Oh, maybe our SAS soldiers were in the Kabul hotel gun fight but they weren’t wounded by friendly fire.
51 – New Zealand has lost $12 billion from GDP due to the Christchurch earthquake . . . oh, it might actually be around $15 billion from GDP due to the Christchurch earthquake . . . Blinglish said what?
52 – 10,000 houses will have to be demolished in Christchurch due to the earthquake.
53 – 14,000 new apprentices will start training over the next five years, over and above the number previously forecast.
54 – Our amendments to the ETS ensure we will continue to do our fair share internationally.
55 – We are committed to honouring our Kyoto Protocol obligations.
56 – Any changes to the ETS will be fiscally neutral.
57 – We [NZ] have grown for eight of the last nine quarters”.
58 – National Ltd™ will tender out the government banking contract.
59 – We will be back in surplus by 2014-15.
60 – Nicky Hager’s book “Other People’s Wars” is a work of fiction.
61 – Unemployment is starting to fall.
62 – We have created 60,000 jobs.
63 – We have created 45,000 jobs.
64 – The 2011 Budget will create in the order of 170,000 jobs.
65 – I don’t know if I own a vineyard.
66 – No, I did not mislead the House (5).
67 – The Isreali spy killed in the Christchurch quake had “only one” passport.
68 – The Police will not need to make savings by losing jobs.
69 – GCSB re Kim Dotcom x 3 (that we know about).
70 – I did not mislead the House (6).
71 – I voted to keep the drinking age at 20.
72 – New Zealand is 100% Pure.
73 – I’ve been prime minister for four years, and it’s really 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
74 – Baseball in New Zealand is attracting more government support.
75 – The decision to buy brand new BMWs was made by the Department of Internal Affairs without reference either to their minister or to me.
76 – I didn’t have a clue that Ministerial Services, which I am in charge of, was going to buy brand new BMWs.
77 – Even though two of my ministers knew all about it, I didn’t have a clue that brand new BMWs were being bought.
78 – Even though my Chief of Staff met with officials to discuss purchase of the the brand new BMWs, I didn’t have a clue.
79 – Labour forced us into buying the brand new BMWs, its their fault.
80 – Ummm, look, sorry about that BMW thing , it was because I was so upset about the death of a New Zealand soldier and Julia Gillard was visit too.
81 – The public demanded that we change the labour laws for The Hobbit.
82 – “The Hobbit” created 3000 new jobs.
83 – We have delivered 800 extra doctors in the public service.
84 – I did not mislead the House (7).
85 – I wasn’t working at Elders when the sham foreign exchange deals took place.
86 – I was starting School Certificate exams in 1978.
87 – I don’t know who arrived on the CIA jet to visit the spies I am responsible for.
88 – Reducing barriers to property developers will increase the availability of affordable housing.
89 – Labour left the economy in poor shape.
90 – Forecasts show unemployment will fall.
91 – We have closed the wage gap with Australia by $27.
92 – Ngati Porou and Whanau Apanui are not opposed to mining.
93 – I have not had any meetings with Media Works.
94 – Our [NZ's] terms of trade remain high.
95 – The TPP is an example of democracy.
96 – National Ltd™ will use the proceeds of state asset sales to invest in other public assets, like schools and hospitals.
97 – New Zealand troops will be out of Afghanistan by April 2013.
98 – Overseas investment in New Zealand adds to what New Zealanders can invest on their own.
99 – Overseas investment in New Zealand creates jobs, boosts incomes, and helps the economy grow.
100 – National Ltd™ will build 2000 houses over the next two years.
101 – There are only 4 New Zealand SAS soldiers in Bamiyan and all working in the area of logistics and planning only.
102 – Selling state assets will give cash equity to those companies.
103 – The Sky City deal doesn’t mean more pokies.
104 – There was nothing improper about the Sky City deal.
105 – My office has had no correspondence, no discussions, no involvement with the Sky City deal.
106 – SkyCity will only get "a few more" pokie machines at the margins.
107 – Any changes to gambling regulations will be subject to a full public submission process.
108 – Sky City has approached TVNZ about the purchase/use of government-owned land.
109 – The Auditor General has fully vindicated National over the Sky City deal.
110 – There’s a 50/50 chance the Hobbit is going off shore unless we do something.
111 – David Shearer has signed up for the purchase of shares in Mighty River.
112 – Solid Energy asked the government for a $1 billion capital investment.
113 – Fracking has been going safely on in Taranaki for the past 30 years without any issues.
114 – No front line positions will be lost at DoC.
115 – Iain Rennie came to me and recommended Fletcher for the GCSB job.
116 – I forgot that after I scrapped the shortlist for GCSB job I phoned a life-long friend to tell him to apply for the position.
117 – I told Iain Rennie I would contact Fletcher.
118 – For 30 years, or three decades, I didn’t have any dinners or lunches or breakfasts with Ian Fletcher.
119 – I did not mislead the House (8).
120 – No, I did not say we would follow the US and Australia into a war against North Korea.
121 – I paid for that lunch and I’ve got the credit card bill to prove it.
122 – I called directory service to get Ian Fletcher’s number.
123 – I did not mislead the house (9).
124 – I am honest and upfront.
125 – Cyber terrorists have attempted to gain access to information about weapons of mass destruction held on New Zealand computers.
126 – The illegal spying on Kim Dotcom was an isolated incident.
127 – New Zealand has an arrangement to have asylum seekers processed in Australiandetention camps.
128 – The law which says the GCSB cannot spy on New Zealanders is not clear.
129 – The only way net new jobs can be created is by private investors putting their money into businesses in New Zealand.
130 – An increase in the number of people looking for work indicates that confidence is returning to the economy.
131 – The 10 percent of taxpayers in New Zealand who are the top earners pay 76 percent of all net personal tax.
132 – I did not mislead the House (10).
133 – The substantial wage growth under Labour was eroded by inflation.
134 – National Ltd™’s 2010 tax changes were fiscally neutral.
135 – I did not mislead the House (11).
136 – The bulk of New Zealanders earn between $45,000 and $75,000 a year.
137 – Pike River Coal did not put profits and its production ahead of the safety and lives of those 29 workers.
138 – Radio Live had sought advice from the Electoral Commission about my show just before the election.
139 – It is because of National Ltd™’s policies that the price of fresh fruit and vegetables has dropped.
140 – The length-of-the-country cycleway will create 4000 jobs.
141 – Police training for next year has not been cancelled.
142 – National Ltd™ has only cut back-office jobs in the health service.
143 – The Crown’s dividend stream from the Meridians, the Mighty Rivers of the world is large and there is no motivation to sell assets.