NZ Labour congratulates Kevin Rudd
26 June 2013 MEDIA
NZ Labour congratulates Kevin
The Labour Leader David Shearer has tonight
offered his congratulations to Kevin Rudd, following his
return to the leadership of the Australian Labor Party, and
the Prime Ministership of Australia.
“Kevin Rudd has
shown once again what a formidable figure he is in
“Mr Rudd will face an election
within a matter of months, and the New Zealand Labour Party
wishes him every success in the coming campaign. He is a
proven campaigner and a real fighter and I know he will do
the Labor Party proud.
“I also want to acknowledge the
achievements and service of Julia Gillard.
“In all my
dealings with Julia Gillard I was impressed by her intellect
and strength of character. As Australia’s first female
Prime Minister her place in history is assured,” says
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