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UF announces final electorate candidates

Wednesday, 8 October 2008

UF announces final electorate candidates

UnitedFuture’s party president, Denise Krum, today announced a further and final 13 electorate candidates.

She made particular comment regarding the support for UnitedFuture from the Solomon family, a well-known Samoan/Pacific family whose tertiary education venture (Pacific People’s Learning Institute: Martin Hautus Institute) won the ‘Pacific Business of the Year’ award last year.

Both parents, Pulotu Arthur, wife Maretta, and sister Talei are standing as candidates to “get the message of UnitedFuture out” and to support their son, Pulotu Selio Solomon.

Pulotu Selio is UnitedFuture’s candidate for Mangere and number 5 on the party list.

The announcement today brings the total number of electorate candidates to 51 for UnitedFuture with the final party list expected to be announced shortly.

The candidates are as follows:

Talei Solomon-Mua - (Te Atatu)
Max Edwards – (Taupo)
Angela Lovelock – (Helensville)
Jocelyn Smith – (West Coast-Tasman)
Brian Carter – (Bay of Plenty)
Coralie Christie – (Kaikoura)
Maureen Smith – (Invercargill)
Judy Carter – (Botany)
Maretta Solomon – (Christchurch East)
Quentin Todd – (Pakuranga)
Kathleen Deal – (Rodney)
Arthur Solomon – (Rotorua)
Diane Brown – (Otaki)
Bio notes and pictures can be viewed on UnitedFuture’s website at under the ‘people’ section.


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