Some tend to be a little more equal than others.– Keith Holyoake responds to whether he has an 'inner circle' in caucus
Chairman of Directors of the Board that runs the biggest business in New Zealand, the Government.– Keith Holyoake describes the role of Prime Minister
The picture I get is of ‘Team Government’ with the Prime Minister as co-ordinator?– Austin Mitchell sums up Holyoake's explanations of his role
The people are the masters, and they decide every three years at election time.– Keith Holyoake replies to the question: 'who governs?'
It would be faster if you were a dictatorship of course! I suppose scientifically that dictatorship is the way … but we reject that entirely. It [democracy] is slower. Yes, the more people that take part, it means that we take that much more time in making decisions … but generally speaking this is adequate in a democracy.– Keith Holyoake discusses the speed of democracy versus dictatorship