BREAKING NEWS
India finally declare, Black Caps need 434 to win first test
Close

Key's Chilean talks moved

ANDREA VANCE
Last updated 07:50 08/03/2013
SEBASTIAN PINERA: Chilean President.
Reuters
SEBASTIAN PINERA: Chilean President.

Relevant offers

Politics

Why watching Clark and Key is like landing in a parallel universe Tough new dog control laws 'condemning innocent dogs to die', SPCA says Govt puts off reforms to local government law to 2017 The evolving classroom: Education's biggest revamp in 30 years 'Let's not be the cynic': education changes not all bad, says principal Wellington principal sees risks in changes to special education funding Hekia Parata: All ears to anyone 'seriously committed' to improving kids' learning Indian students plan last stand protest to avoid deportation from New Zealand Under-pressure schools get dodgy with donations Stacey Kirk: Donor changes will save lives, but for those who died waiting on a transplant

Prime minister John Key's formal talks with Chilean leader Sebastian Pinera has been rejigged for the second time.

The meeting was shifted to Saturday so Pinera could attend the funeral of Venezuelan leader Hugh Chavez on Saturday (NZ time).

At the request of the Chileans, it has now been moved to tonight, after Key touches down from Colombia.

Officials learned of the shift last night but have waited until today to inform the media, prompting speculation it would delay the news being reported in New Zealand.

The 10 day mission has run into a series of logistical problems. Key's talks with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto had to be shifted because of anti-reform protests in the capital.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers
Opinion poll

Should the speed limit be raised to 110kmh on some roads?

Yes

No

Vote Result

Related story: 110kmh limit moves closer

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content