Salient. Victoria University of Wellington Students' Newspaper. Volume 31 Number 16 July 16, 1968
"It was good of you to invite me to speak but I am sorry to that this is not practicable", replied Mr Holyoake to the letter asking him to the Omega Teach-in.
"Nor, indeed," he went on. "is there another member of the Cabinet who would be free on Sunday, 7 July."
(There are 18 members in the Cabinet.)
Mr Holyoake said he wasn't sure in any event that the presence of a member of government would serve any useful purpose.
All the information at government's disposal had been made available at the briefing for the press and student organisations.