New Zealand Labour Party

Four Nominees for Labour's Leadership

As at 5pm today four valid nominations had been received for the position of Labour Leader, as follows:

Andrew Little
(nominated by Poto Williams and Iain Lees-Galloway)

Nanaia Mahuta
(nominated by Louisa Wall and Su’a William Sio)

David Parker
(nominated by Damien O’Connor and Jenny Salesa)

Grant Robertson
(nominated by Kris Faafoi and Rino Tirikatene).

The election will now proceed, with ballot forms being distributed electronically and by post from Monday 20th October onwards. Voting closes and the result will be announced on Tuesday 18th November.

Next week the first two of fifteen Husting meetings (including one online) happen in:

Wellington (Wednesday 22nd October at Wellington Girls College, Pipitea/Murphy Streets starting at 7.30pm)

Palmerston North (Thursday 23rd October at the Community Leisure Centre. 569 Ferguson St starting at 7.30pm).