Hawkes Bay Today - Water high on agenda for NZ First leader Winston Peters

From water royalties, reopening the Napier-Gisborne line, to revitalising Hawke's Bay economy - New Zealand First leader Winston Peters covered the big issues on a quick stop in Hawke's Bay yesterday.

Over 150 people gathered at Hastings Baptist Church to hear the Northland MP share his vision on the country's future, and poke jibes at the policies of his political opponents at a Hastings & Districts Grey Power Association meeting.

Roaring into town in his personalised tour bus, Mr Peters arrived at the church to thunderous applause from the Grey Power crowd, joined by his party's Tukituki candidate, Joe Kairau, and MP Clayton Mitchell.

Mr Peters, and his bus, had last been in Hawke's Bay as part of his tour around the country.

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