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Two New Press Secretaries for ACT

Two New Press Secretaries for ACT

Monday 23rd Apr 2001

Media Release -- Other

ACT leader Richard Prebble’s new press secretary is former Hawke’s Bay journalist Chris Mole.

Mr Mole, who took up the position today, was a senior reporter with Hawke’s Bay Today in Napier and is a former chief reporter of The Daily Telegraph in Napier and The Ashburton Guardian. He has 20 years experience as a journalist in newspapers, radio, magazines and book publishing in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Mr Prebble has been without a press secretary since late January when Mike Lorigan was killed in an air crash in Australia.

David Young joins David Hargreaves as press secretary to the ACT Caucus. Mr Young, 21, is former editor of Waikato University magazine Nexus and urban Hamilton magazine Fusion. At fifteen, he went to Uruguay to complete his schooling, and then completed a three-year Bachelor of Media Arts at Waikato Polytechnic.

Contact numbers are: Chris Mole 04 470 6648, mobile: 025 273 3770 David Young 04 470 6644, mobile: 025 784 015 ENDS

For more information visit ACT online at http://www.act.org.nz or contact the ACT Parliamentary Office at act@parliament.govt.nz.



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