The horse-racing billionaire at the centre of a foreign donations row met with multiple ministers in the last government, including former prime minister John Key.

Representatives of Mogul Lang Lin said he also recently considered donating to New Zealand First because of the party's support for horse racing, but they - and Winston Peters - said Lang did not discuss any offer.

Lang Lin met with John Key in 2015. Photo / Supplied
Lang Lin met with John Key in 2015. Photo / Supplied

The mogul's connections to New Zealand government figures were played up by his representatives over the past week, including the sending the Herald a photo showing Lang alongside Key and Chinese president Xi Jinping taken during a November

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