Ring a bell? If not it should to you all in the states as it was him and the labour Govt. of the time that made New Zealand Nuke Free and for that I'm thankful for that also he said to Margret Thatcher when she was leaving a meeting with him "you forgot your broomstick" lol Google him sometime I think a lot here would like him. nce while waiting at Auckland airport, Lange insisted on buying himself a newspaper and joined a queue at a newsstand. The woman in front of him turned around and said, "Good God!" Lange replied affably, "No madam, you are mistaken. I have never made that claim." Source: A New Zealand Dictionary of Political Quotations, p. 95. On a trip to Germany, Lange and his entourage were climbing the tower of an ancient castle when they stopped to catch their breath. "How old is this ruin?" someone asked a guide. "Forty-two years," said Lange. When asked: "Prime Minister, I wonder if we might have a brief word..." by a journalist, Lange replied: "Wombat" The statement which has been made by the Leader of the Opposition was that the intelligence has stopped. I don't know whether that was a personal confession or whether it was a statement of position. Source: Dominion Sunday Times, 10 May 1987, p. 11. Referring to Jim McLay's comments on the effect of the nuclear ships ban on the exchange of military intelligence with New Zealand's allies.