Business chiefs say Peters and his party have had a moderating effect on Labour, writes Tim McCready.

Business leaders say Winston is in tune with the view of a wide cross-section of New Zealand and understands what the electorate can accept and what it will not.

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When business leaders were asked to rate Winston Peters on his ability to influence the major coalition partner (Labour) in government to achieve policy outcomes on a scale where 1 = not impressive and 5

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