In late March the Anti-Bases Campaign (ABC) distributed our strong concerns about the (ultimately aborted) planned flyover of the Wings Over Wairarapa Airshow by a US Air Force B52 bomber. We wrote to the Government about it.
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How many previous US aircraft visits were from nuclear capable aircraft?
"New Zealand makes its own determinations regarding military aircraft or vessel visits and does not require any state to make a declaration on nuclear armament". This means that US military planes visiting NZ could carry nuclear weapons and New Zealand would not know. So, where is NZ's nuclear free law in all of this? Peters' letter makes a mockery of it, indeed it renders that law null and void.