Gerry Brownlee pushes for pandas on China trip

  • 30/09/2015

New Zealand is a step closer to having pandas in Wellington Zoo.

The Government has taken a major step forward with National MP Gerry Brownlee pushing Wellington's case while on a business trip in China.

3 News political editor Patrick Gower says Mr Brownlee will meet with officials at Chengdu Research Base of Panda Breeding today.

"Gerry Brownlee will personally and officially hand-deliver the Wellington City Council's proposal to bring pandas here," he told the Paul Henry programme today.

"This is a really big development because a minister of Gerry Brownlee's seniority will be taken very seriously in China."

Watch the video for the full chat with Patrick Gower.

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