(Of course the linking of acquisitive crime to the policy base 'creating the mayhem' has not been made. Why? Could this be explained by the predisposition to political expediency or National Party blatent nonfeasance on drug policy that lead to his burglary, the remarkable police response, non-investigation and his speculation. He is no doubt well insured? /Blair)
Opposition leader John Key says drug users probably burgled his Auckland home to get goods to feed their addiction.
Mr Key and family were on holiday in Hawaii this month when burglars smashed a window and took jewellery from the main bedroom.
(also see Christchurch Mayoral Candidate burglary from two weeks ago)
The $8 million house in Parnell has a large fence and gate controlled by a keypad.
The burglars were thought to have scaled the fence before breaking a bottom floor window.
'I suspect they were getting stuff to sell for money for drugs -- that's what a lot of burglars would do,' Mr Key told the New Zealand Herald. (see John Key blamed druggies for burgling house )
The burglars were thought to have been in and out in minutes, before police arrived and as the burglar alarm sounded.