In spite of the BS those who wish to denigrate him would want to be the truth.
Stuff have a poll running on the Springbok Tour and the protest.
After 650 responses:
Do you remember the Springbok Tour?
Yes, I was a protester
|224 votes, 34.5%|
Yes, I supported the tour
|253 votes, 38.9%|
I was here but can't remember what I thought
|86 votes, 13.2%|
No, I wasn't around
|87 votes, 13.4%|
Total 650 votes
Unscientific probably but closest to Key's claimed position has 86 supporting.